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Laboratoire J.L. Lions
Tour 15-25 Bureau 319 
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
4 place Jussieu
75005 Paris, France   

Frédéric Nataf

Directeur de Recherche au CNRS
Université Paris 6, Laboratoire J.L. Lions, UMR 7598 Equipe commune LJLL-INRIA Alpines

Research projects:

         Hybrid Methods and Parallel Computing: Adaptive Coarse grid corrections, Optimized Schwarz Methods, Schur Methods, Non Matching grids, Local Time steps .

         Preconditioners for problems stemming from Discretized PDEs.

         Inverse Problems: Time Reverse Absorbing Condition, medical imaging

         Absorbing Boundary Conditions, Perfectly Matched Layers (PML).

         Applications to various domains: Fluid Dynamics, Porous Media Flows, Electromagnetics, Wave Propagation, ...

  • Resources :

    V. Dolean, P. Jolivet and F. Nataf, An Introduction to Domain Decomposition Methods: algorithms, theory and parallel implementation SIAM bookstore , 2015. pdf , Erratum
  • If you use the book, please cite the following reference in your work (books, articles, reports, etc.), the bibtex is:
    	@book {MR3450068,
    	    AUTHOR = {Dolean, Victorita and Jolivet, Pierre and Nataf,
    	     TITLE = {An introduction to domain decomposition methods},
    	      NOTE = {Algorithms, theory, and parallel implementation},
    	 PUBLISHER = {Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM),
    	              Philadelphia, PA},
    	      YEAR = {2015},
    	      ISBN = {978-1-611974-05-8},
    	       URL = {},

    Download the Source code for the book : An Introduction to Domain Decomposition Methods: algorithms, theory and parallel implementation:

    Prise en main de FreeFem++

    Slides on Domain Decomposition Methods, 2016

  • Software :

    P. Jolivet and F. Nataf, HPDDM: high-performance unified framework for domain decomposition methods , MPI-C++ library, 2014.
  • News

    CEMRACS 2016 Défis numériques en calcul scientifique parallèle, 18 juillet - 26 août 2016

    Bull–Joseph Fourier Prize 2015, in collaboration with V. Dolean, F. Hecht, P. Jolivet P.-H. Tournier, Talk


  • Slides of some recent Talks


    PhD students and Post docs

    Last modified: Nov 16 16:28:12 CET 2015