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Anna-Karin Tornberg

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
New York University


(212) 998-3299 [voice]
(212) 995-4121 [fax]


tornberg at cims.nyu.edu

Mail Address

Courant Institute
New York University
251 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10012-1185 U.S.A.

Teaching, Spring 2006

Calculus II. MW 2:00-3.50 p.m., Silver 504. All information for the class, including assignments, solutions etc, can be found on the Blackboard site for the class.

Teaching, Fall 2005

Computational Interface Dynamics, (Selected Topics in Numerical Analysis) G63.2011.001/G22.2945.001
M 1:25-3.15 p.m., WWH 1013.

Teaching, Spring 2005

Numerical Methods II, G63.2020/G22.2421
M 5:00-7.00 p.m., WWH 101

Research Interests

Numerical analysis, computational techniques for moving boundary problems, fluid-structure interaction.

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    I am an associate editor for BIT Numerical Mathematics


    Selected as an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, February 2006.
    Carl-Axel Froberg prize, 2004. Awarded by the journal BIT Numerical Mathematics.
    Leslie Fox First Prize in Numerical Analysis, 2001.
    Werthen fellowship, 2001.
    President's fellowship awarded at KTH (1997-2000).

    Education and background

    PhD in Numerical Analysis, 2000
    Department of Numerical Analysis and Computer Science,
    The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden.

    Title of dissertation:
    Interface Tracking Methods with Application to Multiphase Flows.
    Thesis advisor: Prof. Björn Engquist.