Baskar Ganapathysubramanian

Baskar Ganapathysubramanian

Associate Professor


Research Group


Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, B. Tech., Mechanical Engineering, 2003
Cornell University, MS, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 2006
Cornell University, PhD, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 2008

Areas of Interest

Computational physics, computational mechanics (fluid mechanics and heat transfer), stochastic analysis, uncertainty quantification and propagation, multiscale modeling, control and optimization of complex systems, materials-by-design, and parallel computing and inverse problems.

Selected Publications

  • B. Ganapathysubramanian, N. Zabaras, Modeling multiscale diffusion processes in random heterogeneous media,  Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 197 (2008)  3560-3573.
  • N. Zabaras, B. Ganapathysubramanian, A scalable framework for the solution of stochastic inverse problems using a sparse grid collocation approach, Journal of Computational Physics, 227 (2008) 4697-4735.
  • B. Ganapathysubramanian, N. Zabaras, A non-linear dimension reduction methodology for generating data-driven stochastic input models, Journal of Computational Physics, 227 (2008) 6612-6637.
  • B. Ganapathysubramanian, N. Zabaras, A seamless approach towards stochastic modeling: Sparse grid collocation and data driven input models, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, invited paper for the 19th Melosh Competition, 44 (2008) 298-320.
  • B. Ganapathysubramanian, N. Zabaras, Modeling diffusion in random heterogeneous media: Data-driven models, stochastic collocation and the variational multi-scale method, Journal of Computational Physics, 226 (2007) 326-353.
  • B. Ganapathysubramanian, N. Zabaras, Sparse grid collocation methods for stochastic natural convection problems, Journal of Computational Physics, 225 (2007) 652-685.

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Baskar Ganapathysubramanian

Associate Professor
306 Lab of Mechanics
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone: 515 294-7442
Fax: 515 294-3261