Luke Olson

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Education

  • Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2003
  • M.S., Mathematics, University of Iowa, 1999
  • B.A., Mathematics and Physics, Luther College, 1997

Academic Positions

  • Fall 2016-present, Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Summer 2010-present, Affiliate Professor, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Fall 2011-2016, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Fall 2011, Affiliate Faculty, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, University of Minnesota
  • Fall 2005-Fall 2011, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Fall 2003-Spring 2005, Visiting Assistant Professor/NSF VIGRE Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University

Professional Registrations

  • SIAM: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • ACM: Association for Computing Machinery

Selected Articles in Journals

Articles in Conference Proceedings

Conferences Organized or Chaired

  • Co-chair, Twentieth Copper Mountain Conference on Multigrid Methods, 2020
  • SIAM Applied Linear Algebra 2021, Organizing Committee
  • Co-chair, Nineteenth Copper Mountain Conference on Multigrid Methods, 2019
  • Co-chair, CSE19: SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, 2017-2019

Other Scholarly Activities

  • Education Innovation Fellow, AE3, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014-2016

Honors

  • Academy for Excellence in Engineering Education (AE3) Education Innovation Fellowship (2014)
  • National Center for Supercomputing Applications Faculty Fellowship (2012)
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. (2007)

Other Honors

  • Nelder Fellow, Imperial College, London, UK (2020)
  • Donald Biggar Willett Faculty Scholar, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2016)

Recent Courses Taught

  • CS 357 (MATH 357) - Numerical Methods I
  • CS 450 (CSE 401, ECE 491, MATH 450) - Numerical Analysis
  • CS 555 (CSE 510) - Numerical Methods for PDEs
  • CS 556 (CSE 511) - Iterative & Multigrid Methods
  • CS 591 DSE (CS 591 MH) - Scientific Computing Seminar

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