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Aravind Balan

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Aravind Balan, M.Sc.
Aachen Institute for Advanced Study in Computational Engineering Science (AICES)
RWTH Aachen University
Schinkelstr. 2
52056 Aachen
Germany

Phone: +49(0)241 80 99745
Fax: +49(0)241 80 99745
Email: balan@aices.rwth-aachen.de


Education

since 01/2011
Doctoral Candidate at Aachen Institute for Advanced Study in Computational Engineering Science (AICES), RWTH Aachen, Germany
2009-2010Master of Science in Simulation Sciences at German Research School for Simulation Sciences (GRS), RWTH Aachen, Germany
2003-2007Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, India

Professional Career

10/2008 - 03/2009
Research assistant at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, India
03/2008-08/2008Research assistant at Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Rouen (INSA de Rouen), France
05/2006-07/2006Internship at Research and Development centre, TVS Motors, Hosur, India


Research Interests

High-order numerical methods like Spectral Difference, Discontinuous Galerkin for solving conservation laws in the context of Aerodynamic flow simulations.

Journal Publications


A Comparison of Hybridized and Standard DG Methods for Target-Based hp-Adaptive Simulation of Compressible Flow [PDF]
Michael Woopen, Aravind Balan, Georg May and Jochen Schütz, Computers & Fluids, 2014, doi:10.1016/j.compfluid.2014.03.023

A Stable High-Order Spectral Difference Method for Hyperbolic Conservation Laws on Triangular Elements
[PDF]

Aravind Balan, Georg May and Joachim Schöberl, Journal of Computational Physics (2011), doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2011.11.041

Conference Proceedings


Hp-Adaptivity on Anisotropic Meshes for Hybridized Discontinuous Galerkin Scheme [PDF]
Aravind Balan, Michael Woopen and Georg May, AIAA paper number 2015-2606, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, June 2015

A Unifying Computational Framework for Adaptive High-Order Finite Element Methods [PDF]
Michael Woopen, Aravind Balan and Georg May, AIAA paper number 2015-2601, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, June 2015

A Hybridizable Discontinuous Galerkin Method for Three-Dimensional Compressible Flow Problems [PDF]
Michael Woopen, Aravind Balan and Georg May, AIAA paper number 2013-0938, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, January 2014

Adjoint-Based Hp-Adaptation for a Class of High-Order Hybridized Finite Element Schemes for Compressible Flows [PDF]
Aravind Balan, Michael Woopen and Georg May, AIAA paper number 2013-2938, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, June, 2013

Time Relaxation Methods for High-Order Discretization of Compressible Flow Problems [PDF]
Georg May, Francesca Iacono and Aravind Balan, AIP conference proceedings. 1389, 903-906, 2011

A Stable Spectral Difference Method for Triangles [PDF]
Aravind Balan, Georg May and Joachim Schoberl, AIAA paper number 2011-47,  American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, January, 2011

Conference Talks


Hp-Adaptivity on Anisotropic Meshes for Hybridized Discontinuous Galerkin Scheme [Slides]
Aravind Balan, Michael Woopen and Georg May, 22nd American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics CFD Conference, Texas, June 2015

Adjoint-Based Hp-Adaptation for a Class of High-Order Hybridized Finite Element Schemes for Compressible Flows [Slides]
Aravind Balan, Michael Woopen and Georg May,  21st American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics CFD Conference , San Diego, California, June 2013

Test Case Results : Flow over NACA0012 airfoil
[Slides]
Aravind Balan, Michael Woopen,  Jochen Schütz and Georg May, 2nd International Workshop on High-Order Methods, Cologne, Germany, May 2013

A Hybridized DG / Mixed Method for Nonlinear Convection-Diffusion Problems [Slides]
Aravind Balan, Michael Woopen,  Jochen Schütz and Georg May, 10th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 2012

A Stable Spectral Difference Method for Triangles [Slides]
Aravind Balan, Georg May and Joachim Schoberl, AIAA paper number 2011-47, 49th American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, January 2011

Research Reports

Implementation and Validation of a New Spectral Difference Method for Hyperbolic Conservation Laws Using Raviart-Thomas Elements
M.Sc. Thesis, RWTH Aachen, December 2010 [PDF]

On the Use of High-Order Numerical Methods for DNS and LES of Isotropic Turbulence
Research report, INSA de Rouen, France, August 2008 [PDF]

Numerical Simulation of Plane Jets in the Transitional Regime
Bachelor Thesis, IIT Madras, India, April 2007