Chen Greif
Associate Head of Undergraduate Affairs
Department of Computer Science
The University of British Columbia
Chen Greif, August 2012

Mailing address:
Department of Computer Science
The University of British Columbia
201 - 2366 Main Mall
Vancouver BC, V6T 1Z4

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+1 604 827 5185
+1 604 822 5485

Research Interests

scientific computing - numerical linear algebra
  • iterative solvers
  • saddle-point linear systems
  • preconditioning techniques
  • linear algebra aspects of constrained optimization


A First Course in Numerical Methods
Published by SIAM, 2011
(intended for undergraduate and beginning graduate students)

Errata (last updated: August 25, 2014)

Supplementary material including Matlab programs
Ascher and Greif

Professional Appointments

Chair, SIAM Committee on Gene Golub SIAM Summer School (G2S3)
Co-Chair, SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra, Oct. 26-30, 2015, Atlanta, USA
Associate Editor, SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing
Member of the Editorial Board, SIAM Computational Science and Engineering book series
Guest Editor, Linear Algebra and its Applications -- International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS) conference 2013, Special Issue

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