- Program Years: 2009-2013
- Academic Institution: University of Texas
- Field of Study: Computational and Applied Mathematics
- Academic Advisor: Omar Ghattas
Los Alamos National Laboratory (2010)
Ph.D. Computational Science, Engineering, and Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin, 2015
B.A. Computational and Applied Mathematics, Rice University, 2007
Status: Assistant Professor
Research Area: Computational and Applied Mathematics
Burstedde, C., Ghattas, O., Gurnis, M., Isaac, T., Stadler, G., Warburton, T., and Wilcox, L. C. Extreme-scale AMR. In SC '10: Proceedings of the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis (2010), ACM/IEEE. Gordon Bell Prize finalist
Isaac, T., Burstedde, C., Ghattas, O. Low-Cost Parallel Algorithms for 2:1 Octree Balance. Proceedings of the International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (2012), IEEE.
Keyes, David E., et al. Multiphysics simulations Challenges and opportunities. International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications 27.1 (2013): 4-83.
Isaac, T., Stadler, G., Ghattas, O. Advanced numerical methods for the solution of the nonlinear Stokes equations of ice sheet dynamics. In preparation.
National Merit Scholar, 2003
President's Honor Roll, Rice University: Fall 2003-Spring 2007
Louis J. Walsh Engineering Scholarship, Rice University: Spring 2003-Spring 2007
Outstanding Winner (top 2%) and Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Award Recipient (one of two), for entry in 2006 Mathematical Contest in Modeling, run by the Consortium for Math and its Applications (COMAP) [As one member of a three student team] (see http://www.comap.com/undergraduate/contests/mcm/contests/2006/results/ )
Graduated summa cum laude, Rice University, May, 2007
Awarded CAM Fellowship upon enrollment at ICES, UT, August 2007
Bavarian Graduate School of Computational Engineering Student Paper Prize; SIAM CS&E Conference, February, 2013