Institute of Mathematics

Prof. Dr. Rémi Abgrall

Institut für Mathematik & Computational Science
Universität Zürich
Winterthurerstrasse 190
CH-8057 Zürich

Phone: +41 44 635 58 41
Fax: +41 44 635 57 05
Office: Y27J38
Field of Research:
Scientific Computing
Gerda Schacher

+41 44 635 58 51

Personal page

Sample of Residual distribution code (Euler equations, perfect gas, 1D)

Organisation of Workshops and Conferences

World Congress of Computational Mechanics, ECCOMAS congress, July 19-24,2020
HONOM 2019, Madrid, Spain, April 1-5, 2019
MULTIMAT 2019, Trento (Italy), 9-13 September 2019


  • Editor in chief of the Journal of Computational Physics (2015-)
  • Co-Editor in Chief of International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids (2011-2015)
  • Associate editor of the Journal of Computational Physics (2003-2015)
  • Associate editor of Computer and Fluids (2001-)
  • Editorial board of Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis (M2AN,2002-2008)
  • Associate editor of the Journal of Scientific Computing
  • Associate editor of the International of Computing Science and Mathematics
  • Editorial board of Mathématiques et Applications (2008-)
  • Associate editor of Mathematics of Computation (2010-2017)
  • Editorial board of Advances in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (2008-)
  • Associate editor of Communication in Computational Physics (2017-)
  • Associate editor of Communication on Applied Mathematics and Computation (2018-)
  • Associate editor of Mathematics and and Computers in Simulation (2018-)
  • Editorial board of Series in Applied and Numerical Mathematics, De Gruyer (2017-)


  • Numerical schemes for compressible flows : classical upwind schemes,Residual distribution schemes, stabilized finite element methods,monotonicity preserving schemes
  • Numerical schemes for multicomponent compressible flow problems
  • Compressible multiphase problems, phase transition
  • Non conservative hyperbolic problems
  • Discretisation of Hamilton Jacobi equations
  • Unstructured meshes, meshing issues
  • Aeroacoustics and geophysics
  • Model reduction for non linear hyperbolic problems

Seminars & Lectures

Research seminars
Zurich Colloquium in Applied and Computational Mathematics
Rémi Abgrall, Rima Alaifari, Habib Ammari, Ralf Hiptmair, Arnulf Jentzen, Carlos Jerez Hanckes, Siddhartha Mishra, Stefan Sauter, Christoph Schwab
Zurich Colloquium in Mathematics
Rémi Abgrall, Joseph Ayoub, Alessandra Iozzi, Siddhartha Mishra, Rahul Pandharipande, Benjamin Schlein


R. Abgrall

PDF list of publications (01.2018)