Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Colella, Phillip
Location University of California, Berkeley
Primary Field Applied Mathematical Sciences
Secondary Field Engineering Sciences
 Election Citation
Colella is a leader in the development of mathematical methods and computer science tools for science and engineering. His work has resulted in software tools applicable in a wide variety of problems in fluid dynamics, shock wave theory, and astrophysics.
 Research Interests
My research interests are in numerical methods for partial differential equations, with applications to a variety of problems in science and engineering. Current applications include astrophysics, biological modeling, geophysical fluid dynamics, and plasma physics. I am also developing high-performance software tools to support the use of adaptive finite-volume methods and particle methods across multiple applications domains.

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