Welcome to the Scientific Computing Lab!
Our primary objective is to develop fast and reliable numerical algorithms needed to accurately model the wide variety of problems that arise in science and engineering. The group's research interests encompass both the theoretical and applied aspects of scientific computing. Reliable software implementation is essential for transferring this technology to industry and to other fields of research. Therefore, software implementation of the algorithms we develop is an integral part of our research program.
Our research in numerical algorithms is focused on these areas:
- Numerical methods and software
- Differential equations with constraints
- Numerical linear algebra
- Numerical optimization
- Hybrid and embedded systems and level-set methods
- Physics-based animations and computer graphics.
The core of the SCL group is formed by faculty and students in the Department of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia. We are closely connected with a variety groups and institutes at UBC, including the Scientific Computing and Applied/Industrial Mathematics (SCAIM) group, the Institute of Applied Mathematics (IAM), and the Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS). These are all interdisciplicary research groups that foster and support collaborative research at UBC.