Dr. Mohammad Zakerzadeh

Dr. Mohammad Zakerzadeh



Advisor / Co. Advisor

Prof. May

Thesis Title

Stable and Convergent Class of DG Schemes for Conservation Laws


Stable and Convergent Class of DG Schemes for Conservation Laws


AICES Graduate School
RWTH Aachen University
Schinkelstr. 2
D-52062 Aachen

Phone: + 49 (0) 241 80 99 136
Email: zakerzadeh@aices.rwth-aachen.de


01/2014 - 12/2016 Doctoral student at AICES Graduate School, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
10/2011 - 10/2013 M.Sc. Student of Simulation Sciences at German Research School for Simulation Sciences (GRS), RWTH Aachen University, Germany.
09/2006 - 6/2010 B.Sc. Student of Mechanical Engineering at Sharif University of Technology, Iran.

Research Interests

Finite Element Methods, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Discontinuous Galerkin Methods, Conservation Laws, Kinetic Formulation

Professional Careers

04/2012 - 04/2013 Student Research Assistant, Institute for Geometry and Practical Mathematics, RWTH Aachen, Germany.
04/2010 - 12/2010 Engineering Software Designer, MABNA, Energy Reclamation & Renovation Consultants, Iran.


Journal Publications

G. May, M. Zakerzadeh, On the Convergence of Space-Time Discontinuous Galerkin Schemes for Scalar Conservation Laws , SIAM J. Numer. Anal. 54(4), pp. 2452–2465, 2016.

M. Zakerzadeh, G. May, On the Convergence of a Shock Capturing Discontinuous Galerkin Method for Nonlinear Hyperbolic Systems of Conservation Laws, SIAM J. Numer. Anal. 54(2), pp. 874-898, 2016.

Conference Proceedings

M. Zakerzadeh, G. May, High-Order Entropy Stable Discontinuous Galerkin Schemes in a Space-Time Computational Framework, AIAA Paper, 46th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, Washington, D.C, 2016.


European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2016) , Crete, Greece, June 2016.
5th Chilean Workshop on Numerical Analysis of Partial Differential Equations (WONAPDE 2016) , Concepción, Chile, January 2016.
SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations (PD15) , Scottsdale, USA, December 2015.
SIAM Conference on Computational Science & Engineering (CSE15), Salt Lake City, USA, March 2015.
IGPM Oberseminar, Aachen, Germany, July 2014.
International Conference on Spectral and High Order Methods (ICOSAHOM), Salt Lake City, USA, June 2014.


3rd Aachen Conference on Computational Engineering Science (AC.CES), Aachen, Germany, July 2015.
Workshop on Analysis and Numerical approximation of PDEs (ANAPDE)(in honor of 60th birthday of Eitan Tadmor), Zurich, Switzerland, September 2014.


"Low Velocity Flows, Application to Low Mach and Low Froude regime" , Université Paris Descartes, November 5-6 2015, Paris, France.
"Long time dynamics and regularity for hydrodynamical systems" Lebesgue Center of Mathematics , Lebesgue Center of Mathematics, Université de Nantes, March 11-13 2015, Nantes, France.


M. Zakerzadeh, Analysis of a Shock Capturing Discontinuous Galerkin Method for Hyperbolic Systems of Conservation Law , M.Sc. Thesis, German Research School for Simulation Science, RWTH Aachen, Germany, November 2013. Advisor: Prof. Georg May