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  • Title: High performance Multiscale Algorithms for wave pRopagation problems

  • International Partner (Institution - Laboratory - Researcher):

    • Laboratório Nacional de Computação Científica (Brazil) - Coordenação de Matemática Aplicada e Computaciona - Frédéric Valentin

  • Start year: 2015

  • See also: http://www-sop.inria.fr/nachos/index.php/Main/HOMAR

  • The general scientific context of the collaboration proposed in the HOMAR project is the study of time dependent wave propagation problems presenting multiscale features (in space and time). The general goal is the design, analysis and implementation of a family of innovative high performance numerical methods particularly well suited to the simulation of such multiscale wave propagation problems. Mathematical models based on partial differential equations (PDE) embedding multiscale features occur in a wide range of scientific and technological applications involving wave propagation in heterogeneous media. Electromagnetic wave propagation and seismic wave propagation are two relevant physical settings that will be considered in the project. Indeed, the present collaborative project will focus on two particular application contexts: the interaction of light (i.e. optical wave) with nanometer scale structure (i.e. nanophotonics) and, the interaction of seismic wave propagation with geological media for quantitative and non destructive evaluation of imperfect interfaces.

Inria International Partners

Informal International Partners
  • Prof. Liang Li, School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu.

  • Dr. Maciej Klemm, University of Bristol, Communication Systems & Networks Laboratory, Centre for Communications Research, United Kingdom

  • Prof. Hugo Enrique Hernandez Figueroa, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Faculdade de Engenharia Elétrica e de Computaçäo, Säo Paulo, and Prof. Carlos Henrique da Silva Santos, Instituto Federal de Educaçäo, Ciência e Tecnologia de Säo Paulo, Brazil

  • Dr. Urs Aeberhard and Dr. Markus Ermes, Theory and Multiscale Simulation, IEK-5 Photovoltaik, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany

Participation In other International Programs

CNPq-Inria HOSCAR project

Participants : Reza Akbarinia [ZENITH project-team, Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée] , Rossana Andrade [CSD/UFC] , Hélène Barucq [MAGIQUE-3D project-team, Inria Bordeaux - Sud-Ouest] , Alvaro Coutinho [COPPE/UFR] , Julien Diaz [MAGIQUE-3D project-team, Inria Bordeaux - Sud-Ouest] , Thierry Gautier [MOAIS project-team, Inria Grenoble - Rhone-Alpes] , Antônio Tadeu Gomes [LNCC] , Pedroedro Leite Da Silva Dias [LNCC, Coordinator of the project on the Brazilian side] , Luc Giraud [HIEPACS project-team, Inria Bordeaux - Sud-Ouest] , Stéphane Lanteri [Coordinator of the project on the French side] , Alexandre Madureira [LNCC] , Nicolas Maillard [INF/UFRG] , Florent Masseglia [ZENITH project-team, Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée] , Marta Mattoso [COPPE/UFR] , Philippe Navaux [INF/UFRG] , Esther Pacitti [ZENITH project-team, Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée] , François Pellegrini [BACCHUS project-team, Inria Bordeaux - Sud-Ouest] , Fabio Porto [LNCC] , Bruno Raffin [MOAIS project-team, Inria Grenoble - Rhone-Alpes] , Pierre Ramet [HIEPACS project-team, Inria Bordeaux - Sud-Ouest] , Jean-Louis Roch [MOAIS project-team, Inria Grenoble - Rhone-Alpes] , Patrick Valduriez [ZENITH project-team, Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée] , Frédéric Valentin [LNCC] .

Since July 2012, the team is coordinating the HOSCAR http://www-sop.inria.fr/hoscar Brazil-France collaborative project. he HOSCAR project is a CNPq - Inria collaborative project between Brazilian and French researchers, in the field of computational sciences. The project is also sponsored by the French Embassy in Brazil.

The general objective of the project is to setup a multidisciplinary Brazil-France collaborative effort for taking full benefits of future high-performance massively parallel architectures. The targets are the very large-scale datasets and numerical simulations relevant to a selected set of applications in natural sciences: (i) resource prospection, (ii) reservoir simulation, (iii) ecological modeling, (iv) astronomy data management, and (v) simulation data management. The project involves computer scientists and numerical mathematicians divided in 3 fundamental research groups: (i) numerical schemes for PDE models (Group 1), (ii) scientific data management (Group 2), and (iii) high-performance software systems (Group 3). Several Brazilian institutions are participating to the project among which: LNCC (Laboratório Nacional de Computaçäo Científica), COPPE/UFRJ (Instituto Alberto Luiz Coimbra de Pós-Graduaçäo e Pesquisa de Engenharia/Alberto Luiz Coimbra Institute for Graduate Studies and Research in Engineering, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro), INF/UFRGS (Instituto de Informática, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul) and LIA/UFC (Laboratórios de Pesquisa em Ciência da Computaçäo Departamento de Computaçäo, Universidade Federal do Ceará). The French partners are research teams from several Inria research centers.