Nikolai A. Simonov
Leading Researcher
Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics
Novosibirsk, Russia
email: nas at osmf sscc ru
http://sab.sscc.ru/nas/
Major Fields of Research:
* Stochastic computational (Monte Carlo) methods in general
* Random walks for solving integral and partial differential equations
* Markov chain simulations and stochastic methods for solving Schroedinger equation
* Stochastic simulation, approximation and optimization
* Markov chain Monte Carlo and Metropolis methods
* Application of stochastic methods to grid generation
* Diffusion simulation. Solution of diffusion equations in random media
* Simulation of transport in random fields
* Solving partial differential and integral equations with random parameters
* Statistical modeling methods for solving problems of biology, chemistry and science in
general
Education:
2010 - Doctor of Sciences in Computational Mathematics
Saint-Petersburg State University
1984 - Candidate of Sciences (PhD) in Computational Mathematics
Computing Center (CC), Siberian Branch (SB) of the USSR
Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, USSR
Name of thesis: "Elaboration and Realization of Random Walk
Algorithms for Solving Boundary Value Problems of Mathematical
Physics"
Advisors: Professor G.A.Mikhailov and Dr K.K.Sabelfeld
1981 - 1984
Graduate student, Computing Center SB USSR Acad.Sc.
1973 - 1978
Undergraduate student, Novosibirsk State University,
Novosibirsk, USSR
Department of Mathematics and Mechanics
(Specialization in Probability)
Academic employment
1978-2007 Institute of Computational Mathematics
and Mathematical Geophysics (former Computing Center)
SB Russian Acad.Sc., Novosibirsk, Russia (Full time)
Research fellow, Junior Researcher, Research Scientist,
Senior Research Scientist, Acting Head of the Stochastic Problems of
Mathematical Physics Laboratory (1997 - 2001, 2003, 2005)
2001-2007 Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL, USA
(School of Computational Science, Department of Computer Science,
Institute of Molecular Biophysics)
Research Scientist
1988-2001 Department of Computational Mathematics,
Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia (Part-time)
Assistant Professor, Docent (Associate Professor)
Courses taught:
Monte Carlo methods
Stochastic simulation
Numerical linear algebra
Numerical methods for ordinary and partial differential equations
Statistics
Other positions:
2007-2015 Baker Hughes Russian Science Center
Novosibirsk, Russia
Leading Researcher
Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics,
Berlin, Germany
Visiting Research Scientist: April 1998, June 1998, April-May 1999,
April-May 2000, May-June 2001
Academic degrees and awards
1997 - Title of Soros Associate Professor
1993 - Title of Senior Scientist (equiv. title of Docent)
1988 - Junior scholars award, Siberian Branch, USSR Academy of Sciences
Grants and funding:
NATO Linkage Grant (2005-2006)
NATO Linkage Grant (2002-2004)
Leading Scientific School (2003-2005)
INTAS Project 99-1501 (2000-2003)
Soros Associate Professor 1997 - personal
RFBR 97-01-00042 (1997-1999) - principal investigator
INTAS-RFBR 95-IN-RU-726 (1997-1998)
NPC 000 (1994-1996)
RFBR 94-01-00209 (1994-1996)
Membership:
"Monte Carlo Methods and Applications":
Member of the Editorial Board
Referee service:
Referee for
Mathematics and Computers in Simulation
Journal of Computational Physics
Applied Mathematical Modelling
Lecture Notes in Computer Science
SIAM Journal on Computing
Siberian Journal on Numerical Mathematics
ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis
ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software
Other activities:
1984-1990 - Member and chairman, Council of young scholars, CC SB USSR Acad.Sci.
Master of sports in mountaineering