Lauren Fovargue

I am a computational mathematician with an unrelenting interest in cardiac mechanics.

 

Biography

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2012 – 2014 Postdoctoral Research Associate,  Scientific Computation Research Center , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY USA

  • Project : High-Performance Computing (HPC) Consortium: Bringing HPC to industry in fields related to computational fluids and fluid-structure interaction.
  • Supervisors : Assad Oberai , Onkar Sahni, Mark S. Shephard

2007 – 2012 Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC USA

2003 – 2007  BSc. , University of Central Florida , Orlando FL USA.

  • Undergraduate Research : Magnetohydrodynamic Treatment of Magnetic Reconnection at an X-type Neutral Point.
  • Supervisor : Bhimsen K. Shivamoggi

 

Scientific Research

Current Focus :

  • Patient-specific cardiac mechanics and electrophysiology for heart failure patients treated with cardiac resynchronization therapy.
  • Parameter impact in passive and active constitutive laws.

Previous Research :

  • Partial-slip boundary conditions for computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations.
  • High performance computing and novel meshing techniques  for fluid applications
  • Computational fluid-structure interaction modeling and simulation.
  • Goal-oriented anisotropic error estimation for finite element based computational fluid dynamics.