# David L. Brown

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## Biographical Sketch

David Brown has been Director of the Computational Research Division at Berkeley Lab since August 2011. His career with the U. S. Department of Energy National Laboratories includes fourteen years at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and thirteen years at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), where he was technical lead of several major research projects and held a number of line and program management positions. Dr. Brown's research expertise and interests lie in the development and analysis of algorithms for the solution of partial differential equations. He is particularly enthusiastic about promoting opportunities in computational science for young scientists from diverse backgrounds and is a founding member of the steering committee for the DOE Computational Graduate Fellowship Program. More recently, in collaboration with colleagues at Berkeley Lab and the Sustainable Horizons Institute, he helped create and promote the Sustainable Research Pathways program that brings faculty and students from diverse backgrounds for summer research experiences at Berkeley Lab.

Brown earned his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the California Institute of Technology in 1982. He also holds a B.S. in Physics and an M.S. in Geophysics from Stanford University.

## Journal Articles

### DL Brown, R Cortez, ML Minion, "Accurate Projection Methods for the Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations", Journal of Computational Physics, 2001, 168:464--499, doi: 10.1006/jcph.2001.6715

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### ML Minion, DL Brown, "Performance of under-resolved two-dimensional incompressible flow simulations, II", Journal of Computational Physics, 1997, 138:734--765, doi: 10.1006/jcph.1997.5843

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### K. D. Brislawn, D. L. Brown, G. S. Chesshire, J. S. Saltzman, "Adaptively-refined Overlapping Grids for the Numerical of Hyperbolic Systems of Conservation Laws", Mathl. Comput. Modelling, 1995, 20:29--48,

### DL Brown, ML Minion, "Performance of under-resolved two-dimensional incompressible flow simulations", Journal of Computational Physics, 1995, 122:165--183, doi: 10.1006/jcph.1995.1205

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### D. L. Brown, G. Forest, B. J. Miller, N. A. Petersson, "Numerical existence and stability of fluxons in a singularly perturbed sine-Gordon model of the J}osephson junction", SIAM J. Appl. Math., 1994, 54:1048-1066,

### D. L. Brown, Jens Lorenz, "A high-order method for stiff boundary value problems", SIAM J. on Sci. Stat. Comput., 1987, 8:790-805,

### H.-O. Kreiss, N. K. Nichols, D. L. Brown, "Numerical methods for stiff boundary value problems", SIAM J. Numer. Anal., 1986, 23:325-368,

### J. D. Murray, E. A. Stanley, D. L .Brown, "On the spatial spread of rabies among foxes", Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B, 1986, 229:111-150,

### D. L. Brown, "A note on the numerical solution of the wave equation with piecewise constant coefficients", Math. of Comput., 1984, 42:369-391,

### D. L. Brown, "Applications of operator separation in reflection seismology", Geophysics, 1983, 48:288-294,

## Conference Papers

### David L. Brown, Lori A. Freitag, James Glimm, "Creating interoperable meshing and discretization software: the Terascale Simulation Tools and Technology Center", Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Numerical Grid Generation in Computational Field Simulations, 2002,

### D. L. Brown, W. Henshaw, D. Quinlan, "Overture: Object-oriented tools for overset grid applications", Proceedings of the 17th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, AIAA-99-3130, 1999,

### D. L. Brown, "A finite volume method for solving the equations on composite overlapping grids", Proceedings of the Third international conference on hyperbolic problems, Uppsala Sweden, StudentLitteratur/Chartwell-Bratt, 1991, 1:141-158,

### D. L. Brown, R. C. Y. Chin, G. W. Hedstrom, T. A. Manteuffel, "Layer Tracking, Asymptotics and Domain Decomposition", Proceedings for the ICASE Workshop on Heterogeneous Boundary Conditions, Set 28-30, 1990, Hampton, VA, 1991,

### D. L. Brown, T. Holst, "Transonic airfoil calculations using solution adaptive grids", Proceedings os AIAA 5th Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, AIAA, 1981,

## Book Chapters

### D. L. Brown, "Accuracy of Projection Methods for the Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations", Numerical Simulation of Incompressible Flows, (World Scientific Publishing Co.: 2003) Pages: 101-107

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