Marsha Berger 

Computer Science Department
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
New York University


Warren Weaver Hall, Room 1121


(212) 998-3305 (voice)
(212) 995-4121 (fax)


berger at cims.nyu.edu equivalently berger at cs.nyu.edu

Mail Address

Courant Institute
New York University
251 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10012

Research Interests

My major areas of research are in computational fluid dynamics, adaptive methods for the numerical solution of pdes in complex geometries, and large-scale parallel computing.

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 Selected Teaching Links

    High Performance Scientific Computing (G22.2945/G63.2011, fall 2012)
    High Performance Scientific Computing (G22.2945/G63.2011, fall 2010)
    High Performance Scientific Computing (G22.2945/G63.2011, fall 2008)    
    Scientific Computing (G22.2112/G63.2043, fall 2006)
    Numerical Computing (V22.0421, spring 2006)

    For all other courses see Computer Science Dept. Course Archives.


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Selected Publications

 Two-Dimensional Slope Limiters for Finite Volume Schemes on Non-Coordinate-Aligned Meshes  
with S. May. SISC 35(5), 2013.

 A Simplified H-Box Method for Embedded Boundary Grids 
with C. Helzel.  SISC 34(2), 2012.

 preprint: arXiv:1008.0455v1 [physics.geo-ph] The GeoClaw Software for Depth-Averaged Flows with Adaptive Refinement 
with D.L. George,R.J.LeVeque, and K.T. Mandli.   Advances in Water Resources 34, 2011.

 Analysis of Slope Limiters on Irregular Grids  
with M. Aftosis and S. Murman.  AIAA conf., Reno, NV., Jan. 2005.

 A High-Resolution Rotated Grid Method for Conservation Laws with Embedded Geometries 
with C. Helzel and R. LeVeque.  SISC 26(3), 2005.

H-box Methods for the Approximation of Hyperbolic Conservation Laws on Irregular Grids 
with C. Helzel and R. LeVeque.  SINUM 41(3), 2003.

Flow Simulations on Cartesian Grid involving Complex Moving Geometries
with Hans Forrer. Proc. 7th Intl. Conf. on Hyperbolic Problems, Zurich, Switz., Feb., 1998. 

Accuracy, Adaptive Methods and Complex Geometry (
Proc. 1st AFOSR Conference on Dynamic Motion CFD, Rutgers University, L. Sakell and D. Knight, editors, June, 1996.

For all AIAA and Cart3D-related publications,  see   Cart3D website publications

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Mesh refinement software for 2-D and 3-D adaptive mesh refinement for hyperbolic conservation laws: For AMR mesh refinement + Randy LeVeque's CLAWPACK + with David George's Tsunami Modeling in TsunamiClaw see:      
For Cart3D software, contact Desktop Aero or see licensing instructions at:
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Other Activities

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