Benson Muite

Email: muite at umich dot edu

Brief Curriculum Vitae

Current Research

Continuum models for microstructure formation
Partial differential equations
Spectral methods
Convection

Convection Simulation at Infinite Prandtl Number:


Teaching

Old Teaching

Math 450 Advanced Engineering Mathematics webpage

Math 255 Section 6 Applied Honours Calculus III webpage

Math 471 Numerical Methods webpage

Math 404 Intermediate Differential Equations webpage

Math 156 Section 1 Applied Honours Calculus II webpage

Math 255 Section 5 Applied Honours Calculus III 

Preprints

C. Klein, B.K. Muite, K. Roidot,  "Numerical Study of Blowup in the Davey-Stewartson System", Matlab programs Fortran programs arXiv:1112.4043 

O.U. Salman, B.K. Muite, A. Finel, "Origin of stabilization of macrotwin boundaries in martensites", arXiv:1101.4748

Publications

G. Chen, B. Cloutier, N. Li, B.K. Muite, P. Rigge and S. Balakrishnan, A. Souza, J. West, "Parallel Spectral Numerical Methods", webpage

J.C. DiFranco, P.D. Miller, B.K. Muite "On the modified nonlinear Schrödinger equation in the semiclassical limit: supersonic, subsonic, and transsonic behavior",  Acta Mathematica Scientia 31, 2343-2377, (2011) arXiv:1111.1036 programs

B.K. Muite, "A numerical comparison of Chebyshev methods for solving fourth-order semilinear initial boundary value problems", 
Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics
234, 317-342, (2010) preprint version - pdf, journal article, programs, corrected version - pdf

B.K. Muite, "Analysis, Modelling and Simulation of Shape Memory Alloys", D. Phil Thesis, pdf supervised by John Ball and Petr Plechac 

B.K. Muite, "The secondary flow in a cylindrical container with a rotating end-wall at small but finite Reynolds number", Physics of Fluids 16, 3614-3626, (2004) pdf. Copyright 2004 American Institute of Physics. The article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics. The above article may be found here http://link.aip.org/link/PHFLE6/v16/p3614. 

B.K. Muite, M. Hunt, G.G. Joseph, "The effects of a counter-current interstitial flow on a discharging hourglass", Physics of Fluids 16, 3415-3425, (2004) pdfCopyright 2004 American Institute of Physics. The article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics. The above article may be found here http://link.aip.org/link/PHFLE6/v16/p3415.

B.K. Muite, S.F. Quinn, K. Kesava Rao, S. Sundaresan, "Silo quake and silo music: Granular flow induced vibration", Powder Technology 145, 190-202, (2004) Please email me to obtain a copy, or see the journal article here.

Upcoming Conferences

Selected Conference Abstracts and Papers

B. Cloutier, B.K. Muite, P. Rigge, "Performance of FORTRAN and C GPU Extensions for a Benchmark Suite of Fourier Pseudospectral Algorithms",  Proc. SAAHPC 2012, paper arXiv:1206.3215

B.K. Muite, "The Chebyshev Integral Formulation for Performing High Spatial Resolution Collocation Simulations", Proc. ECCM 2010, preprint

B.K.MuiteO.U. Salman"Computations of geometrically linear and nonlinear Ginzburg-Landau models for martensitic pattern formation", European Symposium on Martensitic Transformations (ESOMAT), Prague, 2009, paper

R. de la Cruz, B.K. Muite, H. Servat, "Strong linear scaling for spectral simulations of time dependent semilinear partial differential equations on Marenostrum", World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM), Venice, 2008, preprint

Presentations

SIAM Conference on Materials Science May 2010

Seminar at Humboldt University, July 2008, Combines work presented at ICOMAT and WCCM

Multimat Cambridge Conference March 2006

SIAM Annual meeting July 2006

In Preparation

W. Tirry, J.M. BallB.K. Muite, D. Schryvers, "Stress-induced interfaces between austenite and untwinned martensite"

P. Rigge, B.K. Muite, "High order time stepping methods for precise Fourier pseudo-spectral discretizations of the sine Gordon Equation"

Links

Klein Gordon Simulations:  B. Leu A. Liu P. Sheth

The Queen's College

Lady Margaret Hall

HPC-Europa

NAG


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