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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Tenured associate professors | Computational Mathematics

Omar Lakkis

+39 0471 016186

Faculty of Computer Science
Dominikanerplatz 3 - piazza Domenicani, 3

Short bio

I have a Laurea in Mathematics from Università di Trieste (1996), a PhD in Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computing from teh University of Maryland (2002). Following my PhD I have worked as a postdoc at the Università di Milano (2002), the University of Crete and FORTH Heraklion Crete (2003-2004). I have joined the University of Sussex, as a permanent lecturer in (2004-2010), and senior lecturer (2010-2016), currently visiting senior lecturer.  In 2016, I have moved my main affiliation to the Free University of Bolzano, where I work at the Faculty of Computer Science. I have visited  IPAM at UCLA, California, (2002) Hausdorff Institute for Mathematics, Bonn, (2008) Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Bilbao, (2011) and ACMAC, Heraklion (2012).


Preparatory Course in Mathematics

76237 · MAT/02 · Bachelor in Computer Science · EN

Main Research Areas

My research area is the numerical algorithm and analysis for the simulation of scientific processes driven by partial differential equations (PDEs), with particular focus on self-adaptive and error-reducing algorithms in the context of time-dependent and nonlinear (deterministic and stochastic) PDEs. Application areas include evolutionary biology and hydrological risk-assessment.

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