Researchers in the group (funded undergrads, masters, doctoral candidates, and post-docs). Ongoing and concluded.

Most of the researchers are based at the Applied Mathematics Laboratory of the Institute (

Most theses and dissertations can be found here:

Postdoctoral researchers

  • Felipe Augusto Ventura de Bragança Alves. Numerics-turbulence interactions in atmospheric models. FAPESP. (2023-)
  • João Guilherme Caldas Steinstraesser. Parallel-in-time resolution of the shallow water equations on the rotating sphere using spherical harmonics and semi-Lagrangian discretization. FAPESP. (2021 –)
  • William Corrêa Radunz. Multi-scale modeling and characterization of winds for onshore and offshore wind-energy applications. FAPESP (2022 –)
  • Felipe A. Guedes da Silva. Reduction of numerical dispersion of finite difference schemes for wave equations. Shell Brasil/ANP (2019 – 2023)

PhD candidates

  • Joao Luiz Santos Gomes. Discrete Exterior Calculus and Aplications. (2023 –)
  • Juan Camilo B. Camargo. Finite volume methods on cubed sphere grids. (2022 –)
  • Guilherme B. A. Oliveira. Integration of mesoscale and microscale climate models for critical operation of wind farms (2021 –)
  • Luan da Fonseca Santos. Finite volume methods for cubed sphere grids for shallow water equations. FAPESP (2020 –).
  • Arthur A. R. Campos. Multiscale multigrid full-waveform inversion. Shell Brasil (2019 — )
  • Fabricio R. Lapolli. Finite volume numerical methods for ocean dynamics on distorted grids. CNPq (2019 –)
  • Fernando Valdes Ravelo. Numerical methods for the forward problem of seismic imaging based on exponential integrators. Shell Brasil (2017 –)
  • Luana Tais Bassani. Modeling and prediction of vectors of dengue/zika diseases. CAPES/CNPq (2016 –)
  • Genilson Schunck de Lima. Numerical methods for shallow water equations on reduced spherical grids. CAPES (2017-2022)
  • Leonardo A. P. Cuevas. Supra-convergence of finite volumes on quasi-uniform spherical grids. CAPES/CNPq (2015-2021)
  • Jeferson Brambatti Granjeiro. High order finite volume schemes for quasi-uniform spherical grids. CAPES/CNPq (2012-2019)

MSc students

  • Amanda Maciel de Oliveira. To be defined. (2023 –)
  • Luciano R. Danninger. Krylov exponential schemes for the elastic wave equations (2020 –)
  • Marta Gil Bardajı. Smooth Dynamical Downscaling of the Wind with the Model for Prediction Across Scales (MPAS). Facultat de Fı́sica, Universitat de Barcelona (2021-2022). Thesis
  • Juan Camilo B. Camargo. Finite volume methods for wave modeling of seismic imaging. Shell Brasil (2019 -2022)
  • Luan da Fonseca Santos. Finite volume methods for shallow water equations considering topography based local refinement in spherical Voronoi grids. FAPESP (2018-2020)
  • Ana Cecília Rojas Mendoza. Laplace transform numerical methods for hyperbolic equations. CAPES/CNPq (2016 – 2020)

Undergrad students (funded projects)

  • Isabela Miki Suzuki. Numerical exponential integrators for dynamical systems. FAPESP (2022–)
  • Arthur Clemente Giannotta. Automatic code generation for implicit Finite diference methods for seismic imaging. Shell Brasil (2019 – 2021)
  • Luan da Fonseca Santos. Topography based local refinement in spherical Voronoi grids. FAPESP (2017-2018)