Chair for Computational Science
Clausiusstrasse 33
ETH-Zentrum, CLT
CH-8092 Zürich

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Petros Koumoutsakos


Petros Koumoutsakos no longer works for ETH Zurich. He has now moved to Harvard where he is the Herbert S. Winokur Jr. Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences. For further information please visit the Harvard CESlab website.

Petros Koumoutsakos holds the Chair for Computational Science at ETH Zurich. He studied Naval Architecture (Diploma-NTU of Athens, M.Eng.-U. of Michigan), Aeronautics and Applied Mathematics (PhD-Caltech). He has conducted post-doctoral studies at the Center for Parallel Computing at Caltech and at the Center for Turbulent Research at Stanford University and NASA Ames. Petros is elected Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the American Physical Society (APS), the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) and the Collegium Helveticum. He has held visiting fellow positions at Caltech, the University of Tokyo, MIT, the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study at Harvard University and he is Distinguished Affiliated Professor at TU Munich. He is  recipient of the Advanced Investigator Award by the European Research Council  and  the ACM Gordon Bell prize in Supercomputing. He is elected  Foreign Member to the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE). His research interests  are on the fundamentals and applications of computing and artificial intelligence to understand, predict  and optimize fluid flows in engineering, nanotechnology, and medicine.

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