Krzysztof Fidkowski

  • Program Years: 2003-2007
  • Academic Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Field of Study: Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Academic Advisor: David Darmofal
  • Practicum(s):
    Argonne National Laboratory (2004)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007
    S.M. Aerospace Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004
    S.B. Aerospace Engineering, and S.B. Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003

Current Status

  • Status: Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan
  • Research Area: Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Personal URL: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~kfid/
  • Publications

    (See CV on website)

    M.A. Ceze and K.J. Fidkowski An Anisotropic hp-Adaptation Framework for Functional Prediction. AIAA Journal, Accepted.

    K.J. Fidkowski, M.A. Ceze, and P.L. Roe. Entropy-based Drag Error Estimation and Mesh Adaptation in Two Dimensions. AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Accepted.

    C. Lieberman, K. Fidkowski, K. Willcox, and B. van Bloemen Waanders. Hessian-based Model Reduction: Large-Scale Inversion and Prediction. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 2012, doi:10.1002/fld.3650.

    K.J. Fidkowski, and Y.Luo. Output-based Space-Time Mesh Adaptation for the Compressible Navier-Stokes Equations. Journal of Computational Physics, 230, 2011, pp 5753-5773.

    K.J. Fidkowski. Output Error Estimation Strategies for Discontinuous Galerkin Discretizations of Unsteady Convection-Dominated Flows. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2011, DOI: 10.1002/nme.3224.

    K.J. Fidkowski, and D.L. Darmofal. Review of Output-Based Error Estimation and Mesh Adaptation in Computational Fluid Dynamics. AIAA Journal, 49(4), 2011, pp 673-694.

    K.J. Fidkowski, and P.L. Roe. An Entropy Adjoint Approach to Mesh Refinement. SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 32(3), 2010, pp 1261-1287.

    D. Galbally, K. Fidkowski, K. Willcox, and O. Ghattas, Nonlinear Model Reduction for Uncertainty Quantification in Large-Scale Inverse Problems. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 81(12), 2009, pp 1581-1603.

    K.J. Fidkowski and D.L. Darmofal. A Triangular Cut–Cell Adaptive Method for High–order Discretizations of the Compressible Navier–Stokes Equations. Journal of Computational Physics, 225, 2007, pp 1653-1672.

    D.W. Milanes, D.R. Kirk, K.J. Fidkowski, I.A. Waitz. Gas Turbine Engine Durability Impacts of High-Fuel-Air Ratio Combustors: Near Wall Reaction Effects on Film-cooled Backward-facing Step Heat Transfer. Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 128(2), 2006, pp 318-325.

    K.J. Fidkowski, T.A. Oliver, J. Lu, and D.L. Darmofal. p-Multigrid Solution of High-order Discontinuous Galerkin Discretizations of the Compressible Navier–Stokes Equations. Journal of Computational Physics, 207(1), July 2005, pp 92-113.

    A. Quirrenbach, J.E. Roberts, K.J. Fidkowski, W. de Vries, and W. van Breugel. Keck Adaptive Optics Observations of the Radio Galaxy 3C294: A Merging System at z = 1.786? The Astrophysical Journal, 556, 2001 July 20, pp 108-112.

    J.J.Kirchner, U.J.Becker, R.B.Dinner, K.J.Fidkowski, and J.H.Wyatt. Optimization of Drift Gases for Accuracy in Pressurized Drift Tubes. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, A474, 2001 February 16.

    Awards

    (See CV on website)

    Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Award, 2011
    Salisbury award for superior academic achievement in Aeronautics/Astronautics (2003, MIT)
    National Merit Scholar, 1999
    Honor Societies: Tau Beta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Pi Sigma
    Admiral Luis de Florez Award for Original Thinking and Ingenuity, 2002
    AP Scholar with Distinction