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Weiqun Zhang

Weiqun Zhang
Computer Systems Engineer
Phone: +1 510 495 2794
Fax: +1 510 486 6900

Weiqun Zhang is member of the Center for Computational Sciences and Engineering at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. His primary research focus is radiation hydrodynamics. Previously He has worked on a number of other subjects (e.g., relativistic hydrodynamics/magnetohydrodynamics and gamma-ray burst afterglows).


Journal Articles

Weiqun Zhang, Ann Almgren, Marcus Day, Tan Nguyen, John Shalf, Didem Unat, "BoxLib with Tiling: An AMR Software Framework", SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 2016,

Didem Unat, Cy Chan, Weiqun Zhang, Samuel Williams, John Bachan, John Bell, John Shalf, "ExaSAT: An Exascale Co-Design Tool for Performance Modeling", International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications (IJHPCA), May 2015, doi: 10.1177/1094342014568690

J.C. Dolence, A. Burrows, and W. Zhang,, "Two-Dimensional Core-Collapse Supernova Models with Multi-Dimensional Transport", submitted for publication, 2015,

M. Emmett, W. Zhang, and J.B. Bell, "High-Order Algorithms for Compressible Reacting Flow with Complex Chemistry", Combustion Theory and Modelling, May 2014, 361-387,

Antonio Valles, Weiqun Zhang, "Optimizing For Reacting Navier-Stokes Equations", High Performance Parallelism Pearls: Multicore And Many-Core Programming Approaches, edited by James Reinder, Jim Jeffers, 2014,

Weiqun Zhang, L. Howell, A. Almgren, A. Burrows, J. Dolence, and J. Bell., "CASTRO: A New Compressible Astrophysical Solver. III. Multigroup Radiation Hydrodynamics", Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 2013, 204:7,

K. Chen, A. Heger, S. Woosley, A. Almgren, and W. Zhang, "The Most Powerful Stellar Explosion", Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 2013, 58(4),

W. Zhang, L. Howell, A. Almgren, A. Burrows, and J. Bell, "CASTRO: A New Compressible Astrophysical Solver. II. Gray Radiation Hydrodynamics", Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 2011, 196:20,

Conference Papers

Muhammad Nufail Farooqi, Didem Unat, Tan Nguyen, Weiqun Zhang, Ann Almgren and John Shalf, "Nonintrusive AMR Asynchrony for Communication Optimization", EURO-PAR 2017, August 30, 2017,

T. Nguyen, D. Unat, W. Zhang, A. Almgren, N. Farooqi, and J. Shalf, "Perilla: Metadata-based Optimizations of an Asynchronous Runtime for Adaptive Mesh Refinement", Proceedings of the International Conference on High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC16), November 17, 2016,

Hongzhang Shan, Samuel Williams, Yili Zheng, Weiqun Zhang, Bei Wang, Stephane Ethier, Zhengji Zhao, "Experiences of Applying One-Sided Communication to Nearest-Neighbor Communication", PGAS Applications Workshop (PAW), November 2016,

Cy Chan, Didem Unat, Michael Lijewski, Weiqun Zhang, John Bell, John Shalf, "Software Design Space Exploration for Exascale Combustion Co-Design", International Supercomputing Conference (ISC), Leipzig, Germany, June 16, 2013,


Didem Unat, Cy Chan, Weiqun Zhang, John Bell and John Shalf, Tiling as a Durable Abstraction for Parallelism and Data Locality, Workshop on Domain-Specific Languages and High-Level Frameworks for High Performance Computing, November 18, 2013,