Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), mainly for compressible-flow simulation :

Current focuses

PDE-Constrained Optimization, Multi-Disciplinary Optimization (MDO), with particular emphasis on CFD coupled with other disciplines :

Detailed presentation

Main talks

My favorite topics are Hierarachical Optimization by Multi-Level Nested Parameterizations, Competition organized through Nash Games and Territory Splitting, and Cooperation in Multi-Objective Differentiable Optimization :

  • Multi-Level Optimization :
    Hierarchical Methods for Shape Optimization in Aerodynamics I: multilevel parametric ; II: multilevel preconditioners. Talk given in: Introduction to Optimization and Multidisciplinary Design Applications to Aeronautics and Turbomachinery, Von Karman Institute, March 6-10, 2006. (pdf)

  • Nash Games :
    Hierarchical Shape Optimization : Cooperation and Competition in Multi-Disciplinary Approaches. Invited plenary talk given at: 24th IFIP TC 7 Conference on System Modelling and Optimization, Buenos Aires (Argentina), 27-31 July 2009. (pdf)

  • MGDA :
    Multiple Gradient Descent Algorithm (MGDA) for Pareto-Front Identification - Application to Robust Design. Invited talk at: PDE-Constrained Optimization under Uncertainties, Mathematik Forshungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Germany, January 27-February 2, 2013. (pdf)

  • Journées Scientifiques Inria 2017 :
    50 ans de calcul scientifique: le point de vue d'un numéricien des fluides (JAD, A. Dervieux), Sophia Antipolis, 14-16 Juin, 2017. (pdf) (This talk contains animations. To watch the animations properly, download the pdf file and visualize it with Acrobat Reader).

And also :

  • Collège de Polytechnique :
    Analyse des erreurs d’approximation dans les problèmes classiques d’EDP pour la Mécanique des milieux continus (Analysis of approximation errors in classical PDE problems arising in Mechanics of Contiuous Media) (pdf)

  • Avignon, Hyères :
    Modélisation et simulation : lorsque l’ingénierie devient numérique (Models and simulation : when engineering becomes numerics) (pdf)

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