Sven Gross

Dr. Sven Groß

Institut für Geometrie und Praktische Mathematik
RWTH Aachen
Templergraben 55
52056 Aachen
Germany

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6968-4258

office:
Hauptgegbäude 237
phone:
+49 241 80-96468
fax:
+49 241 80-92349
email:
gross@igpm.rwth-aachen.de


During May 2009 - December 2010, I had a postdoc position at the excellence cluster Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, University of Bonn, Germany, working at the Institute for Numerical Simulation (see also my homepage in Bonn).

Research

  • Adaptive 3D FE methods for incompressible two-phase flow problems
  • level set methods
  • XFEM for two-phase flows
  • parallelization and load balancing
  • inverse problems
  • software development (DROPS package)
Collaborative Research Center SFB 540: "Model-based Experimental Analysis of Kinetic Phenomena in Fluid Multi-phase Reactive Systems",
Project C7: "Development of Numerical Methods for the 3D Simulation of Wavy Falling Films",
former Project C6: "Adaptive Parameter Estimation Methods for Flow Problems"

Publications


Book

Buch S. Gross, A. Reusken,
Numerical Methods for Two-phase Incompressible Flows,
First edition 2011,
Springer Series in Computational Mathematics, Vol. 40,
ISBN 978-3-642-19685-0

Journal and Conference Papers

  1. S. Groß, Th. Ludescher, M. Olshanskii, A. Reusken:
    Robust preconditioning for XFEM applied to time-dependent Stokes problems,
    IGPM Report 242, RWTH Aachen, June 2015.
    Published in SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing 38 (6), A3492-A3514. DOI: 10.1137/15M1024007
  2. M. Kirchhart, S. Groß, A. Reusken:
    Analysis of an XFEM discretization for Stokes interface problems,
    IGPM Report 240, RWTH Aachen, March 2015.
    Published in SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing 38 (2), A1019-A1043. DOI: 10.1137/15M1011779
  3. S. Groß, M. A. Olshanskii, A. Reusken:
    A trace finite element method for a class of coupled bulk-interface transport problems,
    IGPM Report 398, RWTH Aachen, July 2014.
    Available as arXiv preprint: 1406.7694,
    Published in ESAIM: Math. Model. Numer. Anal., 49(5):1303-1330, 2015. DOI: 10.1051/m2an/2015013
  4. J. Adelsberger, P. Esser, M. Griebel, S. Groß, M. Klitz, A. Rüttgers:
    3D incompressible two-phase flow benchmark computations for rising droplets,
    IGPM Report 393, RWTH Aachen, April 2014.
    Published in Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM XI), Barcelona, Spain, 2014.
  5. S. Groß, A. Reusken:
    Numerical simulation of continuum models for fluid-fluid interface dynamics,
    Published in The European Physical Journal Special Topics, 222 (1):211-239, 2013.
  6. P. Bandi, S. Gross, M. Karalashvili, A. Mhamdi, H. Pirnay, L. Zhang, W. Marquardt, M. Modigell, A. Reusken:
    Experimental identification of effective mass transport models in falling films,
    Published in Proceedings of the 6th International Berlin Workshop on Transport Phenomena with Moving Boundaries, VDI Fortschritt Bericht Nr. 929:276-297, Berlin, Germany, 2012.
  7. M. Karalashvili, S. Groß, A. Mhamdi, A. Reusken, W. Marquardt:
    Identification of transport coefficient models in convection-diffusion equations,
    Published in SIAM J. Sci. Comput., 33:303-327, 2011.
  8. E. Bertakis, S. Groß, J. Grande, O. Fortmeier, A. Reusken, A. Pfennig:
    Validated simulation of droplet sedimentation with finite-element and level-set methods,
    Published in Comp. Eng. Sci., 65:2037-2051, 2010.
  9. H. M. Bücker, J. Willkomm, S. Groß, O. Fortmeier:
    Discrete and Continuous Adjoint Approaches to Estimate Boundary Heat Fluxes.
    Published in Optimization Methods and Software, 26(1):105-125, 2011, doi: 10.1080/10556780903341711.
  10. M. Karalashvili, S. Groß, A. Mhamdi, A. Reusken, W. Marquardt:
    Incremental Identification of Transport Phenomena in Convection-Diffusion Systems,
    IGPM Report Nr. 276, RWTH Aachen, July 2007.
    Published in SIAM J. Sci. Comput., 30:3249-3269, 2008.
  11. Y. Heng, A. Mhamdi, S. Groß, A. Reusken, M. Buchholz, H. Auracher, W. Marquardt:
    Reconstruction of local boundary heat fluxes in pool boiling experiments along the entire boiling curve from high resolution transient temperature measurements,
    Published in Int. J. Heat Mass Tran., 51:5072-5087, 2008.
  12. S. Groß, A. Reusken:
    An extended pressure finite element space for two-phase incompressible flows with surface tension,
    IGPM Report Nr. 264, RWTH Aachen, September 2006.
    Published in J. Comp. Phys., 224:40--58, 2007.
  13. S. Groß, A. Reusken:
    Mathematik für Tropfen ist alles andere als trocken.
    Published in RWTH-Themen 2/2007, Computational Engineering Science - Ein neues Ingenieurprofil. pp. 14-17, 2007.
  14. S. Groß, A. Reusken:
    Finite element discretization error analysis of a surface tension force in two-phase incompressible flows,
    IGPM Report Nr. 262, RWTH Aachen, August 2006.
    Published in SIAM J. Numer. Anal., 45(4):1679-1700, 2007.
  15. M. Karalashvili, S. Groß, A. Mhamdi, A. Reusken, W. Marquardt:
    Incremental Identification of Transport Phenomena in Wavy Films,
    Published in Proceedings of 17th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE17), Bucharest, Romania, 2007.
  16. S. Groß, V. Reichelt, A. Reusken:
    A Finite Element Based Level Set Method for Two-Phase Incompressible Flows,
    IGPM Report Nr. 243, Mai 2004, RWTH Aachen.
    Published in Comp. Visual. Sci., 9:239--257, 2006.
  17. C. Terboven, A. Spiegel, D. an Mey, S. Groß, and V. Reichelt:
    Experiences with the OpenMP parallelization of DROPS, a Navier-Stokes solver written in C++.
    Published in Proceedings of the first international workshop on OpenMP (IWOMP 2005), 2005.
  18. C. Terboven, A. Spiegel, D. an Mey, S. Groß, and V. Reichelt:
    Parallelization of the C++ Navier-Stokes Solver DROPS with OpenMP.
    Published in Current & Future Issues of High-End Computing, Proceedings of the International Conference ParCo 2005, John von Neumann Institute for Computing, Julich, NIC Series, Vol. 33, ISBN 3-00-017352-8, pp. 431-438, 2006.
  19. S. Groß, M. Soemers, A. Mhamdi, F. Al Sibai, A. Reusken, W. Marquardt, U. Renz:
    Identification of boundary heat fluxes in a falling film experiment using high resolution temperature measurements.
    Published in Int. J. Heat Mass Tran., 48:5549--5562, 2005.
  20. Sven Groß, Arnold Reusken:
    Parallel Multilevel Tetrahedral Grid Refinement,
    IGPM Report Nr. 227, April 2003, RWTH Aachen.
    Published in SIAM J. Sci. Comput., 26(4):1261--1288, 2005.
  21. Sven Groß, Jörg Peters, Volker Reichelt, Arnold Reusken:
    The DROPS Package for Numerical Simulations of Incompressible Flows Using Parallel Adaptive Multigrid Techniques,
    IGPM-Report 211, RWTH Aachen, 2002.

Theses


Invited Talks

  • Sven Groß, M. Kirchhart, Th. Ludescher, A. Reusken:
    Preconditioning of stabilized XFEM discretizations for 3D incompressible two-phase flow problems.
    Presented at Workshop on Generalized Unfitted FEM, UCL London, Jan 6, 2016 .
  • Sven Groß, M. Kirchhart, Th. Ludescher, A. Reusken:
    Stabilization and preconditioning of XFEM discretizations for 3D incompressible two-phase flows.
    Presented at X-DMS 2015, Ferrara, Italy, Sep 11, 2015.
  • Sven Groß:
    Finite Element Methods for Flow Problems.
    Presented at Winter School, USI Lugano, Switzerland, Nov 10-14, 2014.
  • Sven Groß:
    XFEM and stabilization for 3D incompressible two-phase flows.
    Presented at WCCM XI -ECCM V -ECFD VI, Barcelona, Spain, Jul 22, 2014.
  • Sven Groß:
    Numerical Simulation of 3D incompressible two-phase flows: finite element methods, analysis and applications.
    Presented at Chair of Applied Mathematics (Prof. Helzel), Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany, Jun 26, 2014.
  • Sven Groß:
    3D incompressible two-phase flow simulations with XFEM.
    Presented at Chair of Computational Mathematics (Prof. Burman), UCL, London, UK, July 31, 2013.
  • Sven Groß:
    Finite Element Methods for Two-phase Problems. Part I+II.
    Presented at SPP 1506 Summer School, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, July 17, 2013.
  • Sven Groß:
    Level set and XFEM for 3D incompressible two-phase flow problems.
    Presented at International Conference on Numerical Methods in Multiphase Flows, Penn State University, USA, Jun 13, 2012.
  • Sven Groß:
    XFEM, level set and Nitsche methods for 3D two-phase flow and mass transport.
    Presented at School of Engineering (Prof. Bordas), Cardiff University, UK, Feb 15, 2012.
  • Sven Groß:
    3D incompressible two-phase flow simulations with XFEM.
    Presented at School of Mathematics (Prof. Phillips), Cardiff University, UK, Feb 7, 2012.
  • Sven Groß:
    Extended finite elements for 3D incompressible two-phase flow problems.
    Presented at Center for Smart Interfaces (Prof. Bothe), TU Darmstadt, Germany, Dec 13, 2011.
  • Sven Groß, Oliver Fortmeier, Arnold Reusken:
    Extended FEM for 3D two-phase incompressible flow problems.
    Presented at Institute of Computational Science (Prof. Krause), USI Lugano Switzerland, Sep 21, 2011.
  • Sven Groß:
    Velocity-pressure XFEM for interface singularities in two-phase flows.
    Presented at FEF 2011, Munich, Germany, March 23, 2011.
  • Sven Groß:
    Erweiterte Finite Elemente für inkompressible Zweiphasenströmungen.
    Presented at INS seminar (Prof. Griebel), Bonn, Germany, January 13, 2011.
  • Sven Groß, Jörg Peters, Volker Reichelt, Arnold Reusken:
    Parallel Multilevel Tetrahedral Grid Refinement and Simulation of Two-Phase Flows.
    Presented at Paderborn Center for Parallel Computing, Paderborn, December 02, 2004.

Talks

  • Sven Groß:
    3D incompressible two-phase flows using level set and XFEM.
    Presented at GAMM 2013, Novi Sad, Serbia, Mar 18-22, 2013.
  • Sven Groß:
    Enrichment of pressure and velocity space for interface singularities in incompressible two-phase flows.
    Presented at International. Workshop "Transport Processes at Fluidic Interfaces", Aachen, Germany, Dec 14-17, 2011.
  • Sven Groß:
    An extended velocity-pressure finite element pair for 3D incompressible liquid-liquid/liquid-gas flows.
    Presented at ECCOMAS XFEM 2011, Cardiff, UK, Jun 29 - Jul 1, 2011.
  • Sven Groß:
    3D two-phase flow simulations using XFEM.
    Presented at ECCOMAS CFD 2010, Lisbon, Portugal, June 14-17, 2010.
  • Sven Groß:
    An extended finite element pair for incompressible two-phase flows.
    Presented at ECCM 2010, Paris, France, May 16-21, 2010.
  • Sven Groß, Arnold Reusken:
    Pressure XFEM for 3D two-phase incompressible flows: some analysis and numerical results.
    Presented at XFEM 2009, Aachen, Germany, September 28-30, 2009.
  • Sven Groß:
    Pressure XFEM for two-phase incompressible flows with applications to 3D droplet problems.
    Presented at Meshfree2009, Bonn, Germany, August 17-19, 2009.
  • Sven Groß:
    Numerical simulation of two-phase flows with DROPS.
    Presented at International Workshop "Advances on numerical methods for multiphase and free surface flows", Moscow, Russia, June 4th, 2009.
  • Sven Groß, Jörg Grande, Patrick Esser, Oliver Fortmeier, Arnold Reusken:
    Simulation of 3D two-phase incompressible flows: numerical treatment of surface tension.
    Presented at 9th European Multigrid Conference, Bad Herrenalb, Germany, October 20-23, 2008.
  • Sven Groß, Jörg Grande, Maxim Olshanskii, Arnold Reusken:
    Simulation of two-phase incompressible flow: discretization and preconditioning.
    Presented at 2nd International Conference on Matrix Methods and Operator Equations, Moscow, Russia, July 23-27, 2007.
  • Sven Groß, Jörg Grande, Oliver Fortmeier, Arnold Reusken:
    Simulation of incompressible two-phase flows: Numerical treatment of surface tension.
    Presented at International Workshop on Two-phase incompressible flows: modeling aspects and methods for numerical simulation, Aachen, Germany, June 25-27, 2007.
  • S. Groß, M. Soemers, A. Mhamdi, W. Marquardt, A. Reusken:
    Estimation of heat fluxes in falling films using infrared thermography.
    Presented at Workshop PARAOPE, Heidelberg, June 30 - July 2, 2004.
  • Sven Groß:
    Parallele Gitterverfeinerung in DROPS.
    Presented at Kolloquium über Parallelverarbeitung in technisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Anwendungen, Jülich, June 2, 2003.

Teaching


Awards

  • 2009: Borchers-Plakette, RWTH Aachen, for doctoral studies
  • 2003: Friedrich-Wilhelm-Preis, RWTH Aachen, for diploma thesis
  • 2003: Springorum-Denkmünze, RWTH Aachen, for diploma

Personal stuff

  • Big Bandits is the name of the big band where I play tenor saxophone. The next concerts can be found on our website.
    Check also our myspace site for some music and video clips.