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Professional Interests

Scientific computing, geophysical flows of all scales, non-Newtonian fluids, dynamics of continuous media.

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Recent Publications

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J.D. Hyman, P.K. Smolarkiewicz, and C.L. Winter, 2013 Pedotransfer functions for permeability: A computational study at pore scales, Water Resources Res., 49, 1-13, doi: 10.1002/wrcr.20170

P. Charbonneau and P.K. Smolarkiewicz, 2013: Modeling the Solar Dynamo, Science, 340, 42-43. doi: 10.1126/science.1235954

P. K. Smolarkiewicz and P. Charbonneau, 2013: EULAG, a computational model for multiscale flows: An MHD extension, J. Comput. Phys., 236, 608-623. doi: 10.1016/

P. Beaudoin, P. Charbonneau, E. Racine and P. K. Smolarkiewicz, 2013: Torsional Oscillations in a Global Solar Dynamo, Solar Physics, 282, 335-360. DOI: 10.1007/s11207-012-0150-2>

Hyman J.D., P.K. Smolarkiewicz, and C.L. Winter, 2012: Heterogeneities of flow in stochastically generated porous media, Phys. Rev. E 86, 056701, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.86.056701

Kühnlein Ch., P.K. Smolarkiewicz, and A. Dörnbrack, 2012: Modelling atmospheric flows with adaptive moving meshes, J. Comput. Phys., 231, 2741-2763, doi: 10.1016/

Smolarkiewicz, P.K., Szmelter, J., 2011, A nonhydrostatic unstructured-mesh soundproof model for simulation of internal gravity waves, Acta Geophysica59, doi: 10.2478/s11600-011-0043-z, 1109-1134.

Piotrowski Z.P., Wyszogrodzki, A.A., Smolarkiewicz, P.K., 2011, Towards petascale simulation of atmospheric circulations with soundproof equations, Acta Geophysica59, doi: 10.2478/s11600-011-0049-6, 1294-1311.

Racine, E., Charbonneau, P., Ghizaru M.,  Bouchat, A., Smolarkiewicz, P.K., 2011, On the mode of dynamo action ina glpbal large-eddy simulation of solar convection,  Astrophysical Journal, 735, 46, doi:   10.1088/0004-637X/735/1/46.

Cossette, J-F., Smolarkiewicz, P.K., 2011, A Monge-Ampere enhancement for semi-Lagrangian methods, Computers & Fluids46, doi: 10.1016/j.compfluid.2011.01.029, 180-185.

Szmelter J., Smolarkiewicz, P.K., 2011, An edge-based unstructured mesh framework for atmospheric flows, Computers & Fluids46, doi: 10.1016/j.compfluid.2010.10.020, 455-460.

Bhattacharyya R., Low B.C., Smolarkiewicz, P.K., 2010, On spontaneous formation of current sheets: Untwisted magnetic fields, Physics of Plasmas, 17, 112901, doi: 10.1063/1.3496379.

Klein, R., Achatz, U., Bresch, D., Knio, O.M., Smolarkiewicz, P.K., 2010: Regime of validity of soundproof atmospheric flow models, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 67, doi: 10.1175/2010JAS3490.1, 3226-3237.

Szmelter, J., Smolarkiewicz, P., 2010: An edge-based unstructured mesh discretisation in geospherical framework. Journal of Computational Physics, 229, doi: 10.1016/, 4980-4995.

Ghizaru, M., Charbonneau, P., Smolarkiewicz, P. K., 2010: Magnetic cycles in global large-eddy simulations of solar convection. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 715, doi: 10.1088/2041-8205/715/2/L133.

Smolarkiewicz, P. K., Winter, C. L., 2010: Pores resolving simulation of Darcy flows. Journal of Computational Physics, 229, doi: 10.1016/, 3121-3133.

Wedi, N. P., Smolarkiewicz, P. K., 2010: A nonlinear perspective on the dynamics of the MJO: Idealized large-eddy simulations. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 67, doi: 10.1175/2009JAS3160.1, 1202-1217.

Andrejczuk, M., Grabowski, W. W., Malinowski, S., Smolarkiewicz, P. K., 2009: Numerical simulation of cloud-clear air interfacial mixing: Homogeneous versus inhomogeneous mixing. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 66, doi: 10.1175/2009JAS2956.1, 2493-2500.

Piotrowski, Z. P., Smolarkiewicz, P. K., Malinowski, S. P., Wyszogrodzki, A. A., 2009: On numerical realizability of thermal convection. Journal of Computational Physics, 228, doi: 10.1016/, 6268-6290.

Ortiz, P., Smolarkiewicz, P. K., 2009: Coupling the dynamics of boundary layers and evolutionary dunes. Physical Review E, 79 No. 4, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.79.041307, 041307.

Wedi, N. P., Smolarkiewicz, P. K., 2009: A framework for testing global non-hydrostatic models. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 135, doi: 10.1002/qj.377, 469-484.

Smolarkiewicz, P. K., Szmelter, J., 2009: Iterated upwind schemes for gas dynamics. Journal of Computational Physics, 228, doi: 10.1016/, 33-54.

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