Institut für Mathematik


Prof. Dr. Rémi Abgrall

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

Tel.: +41 44 635 58 41
Fax: +41 44 635 57 06
Büro: Y27J38
Scientific Computing
Franziska Robmann

+41 44 635 58 31

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

Personal page: Web

SIAM fellows 2022: link

Wikipedia (Chinesese):link

Wikipedia (Italian):link


"Essentially hyperbolic problems: unconventional numerics, and applications".

A conference on the occasion of Rémi Abgrall's 61st birthday



Organisation of Workshops and Conferences:

Journal of Computational Physics Webinar


  • 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

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R. Abgrall

PDF List of publications (09.2021)


Prof. Dr. Jean-François Remacle, Université catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve)
Talk: The X-MESH method for capturing interfaces
19.10.22 - 20.10.22Abgrall, Rémi
Dr. Wasilij Barsukow, MPI Munich, CNRS (München)
17.10.22 - 21.10.22Abgrall, Rémi
Prof. Dr. Bruno Després, Sorbonne Université (Paris)
11.09.22 - 13.09.22Abgrall, Rémi
Prof. Dr. Gerardo Hernández Dueñas, Institute of Mathematics, UNAM Campus Juriquilla (Juriquilla, Querétaro)
20.08.22 - 27.08.22Abgrall, Rémi
Dr. Elena Gaburro, Inria (Bordeaux)
16.08.22 - 27.08.22Abgrall, Rémi
Giuseppe Sirianni, Politecnico di Milano (Milano)
25.04.22 - 09.05.22Abgrall, Rémi
Dr. Elena Gaburro, Inria (Bordeaux)
24.04.22 - 30.04.22Abgrall, Rémi
Prof. Dr. Walter Boscheri, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Ferrara (Ferrara)
Talk: On the construction of conservative semi-Lagrangian IMEX advection schemes for multiscale time dependent PDE
22.03.22 - 24.03.22Abgrall, Rémi
Giuseppe Sirianni, Politecnico di Milano (Milano)
21.02.22 - 08.03.22Abgrall, Rémi