Dr. Alex Povitsky


Dr. Alex Povitsky

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Office: ASEC 108C
Phone: 330-972-2685
Fax: 330-972-6027
Email: povitsky@uakron.edu
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Biography

Appointments

2003–present: Associate Professor (tenured in April 2009), Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, OH

2001-2003:  Associate Professor (tenure-track), Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

1997–2001:  Senior Staff Scientist (since 1999), Staff Scientist (1997-1999), Institute for Computer Applications in Science and Engineering (ICASE) at NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA. Present name of ICASE is National Institute of Aerospace (NIA).

1994-1997: Lecturer, Department of Aerospace Engineering, The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

1991-1994: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Aerospace Engineering, The Technion, Haifa, Israel

1988–1991:  Research Fellow, Moscow Institute for Steel and Alloys, Moscow, Russia

1986-1988: Research Engineer, Moscow Institute for Steel and Alloys, Moscow, Russia

External Financial Support at the University of Akron:

Weatherford Co: High-order of Approximation Modeling of Transient and Steady Processes in Drilling Environment, 2014-2015, Role: PI

Army Research Office (ARO): Vorticity Confinement Technique for Drag Prediction and Surface Interaction, 2012-2013, Role: PI.

Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL): Implementation of Vorticity confinement, 2013, Role: PI.

Industrial Sponsor: High Temperature Processing of Materials, PI: Ed Evans  (Chemical Engineering, University of Akron), 2014-2015.  Role: co-PI responsible for CFD modeling.

Nano-Gas Jet: Production of Fibers, Fellowship for student Mikhaylenko, PI, 2014

NSF I-Corps Sites University of Akron, Co-PI on Vorticity Confinement to Better Predict Aerodynamic Drag, 2014-2017

AFRL/Ohio: DAGSI Student and Faculty Grant (with M.Sc. students T. Snyder and K. Pierson), RB09-8, Drag Computation Using Vorticity Confinement, AFRL, Air Vehicles Directorate, June 2009-2013, Role: PI.

AFOSR: Modeling of Flow about Pitching and Plunging Airfoil Using High-order Schemes, FA9550-07-1-0314, 2007-2008 , Role: PI.

AFOSR: Modeling of Interactions of Ablated Plumes at Various Altitude of Flight, FA 9550-07-1-0457, FA9550-08-1-0485, 2007-2009 , Role: PI

AFRL/Ohio: DAGSI Student and Faculty Grant (with Ph.D. student N. Mullenix), PR-2006-4,  Modeling of Ablation Front Dynamics in Hypersonic Flight, AFRL Propulsion Directorate, 2006-2009, Role: PI. 

Summer Air Force Awards

AFRL Summer Faculty Fellowship, Edwards AFB, California 2014

AFRL  Summer Faculty Fellowship, WPAFB, Dayton, OH, 2005- 2009, 2011-2012


Research Accomplishments

Recent developments include:

  • development of vorticity confinement method for prediction of turbulent tip vortices for stationary and rotating wings
  • modeling of unsteady aerodynamics of flapping airfoils of micro air vehicles using high-order compact schemes and development of the optimal program of motion of wings
  • obtained directivity of sound for interaction of chains of shed vortices impinging into air vehicles
  • coupling of boundary singularity method (BSM) with molecular methods for micro- and nano- flows in transitional molecular-to-continuum regime with application to filtration
  • comprehensive model of laser irradiation shielding for multiple pulses in laser ablation, combined crater development, heat transfer and phase change
  • development of robust computational methods for phase change (sublimation) in hypersonic in-flight ablation

Publications

         Research topics:

        A-laser ablation and hypersonic ablation

        B-high-order schemes, vorticity confinement, aeroacoustics, and unsteady aerodynamics of micro air vehicles

        C-combined molecular and continuum method for micro- and nano- flows, synthesis of nanotubes and combustion

        D-parallel algorithms for CFD

(*) graduate student under my advice

(**) postdoctoral fellow under my advice

 

Journal Publications

  1. T. Snyder(*) and A.Povitsky Far-field Induced Drag Prediction Using Vorticity Confinement Technique, AIAA J. of Aircraft,  http://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/1.C032719 published online April 2014, Editor letter of 11/10/2013. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: B.
  2. S. Zhao(*) and A. Povitsky, Coupled Continuum and Molecular Model of Flow through Fibrous Filter, Physics of Fluids, Vol.25, Issue #11, 112002, November 2013. Role: the corresponding author. Research topics: C and D.
  3. S. Zhao(*) and A. Povitsky, Hybrid Continuum-molecular Modeling of Fibrous Filtration Flows in the Transition Flow Regime, Journal of Coupled Systems and Multiscale Dynamics, Issue 2, Vol. 1, 2013, pp. 251-264, Role: the corresponding author. Research topics: C and D,  http://www.aspbs.com/jcsmd/
  4. N. Mullenix(*) and A. Povitsky, Parallel Tightly Coupled Solver for Unsteady Hypersonic Ablation of Graphite TPS with Surface Defects, AIAA J. of Spacecraft and Rockets, under revision,  2013. Research Topics: A,D
  5. M. Mikhaylenko(*) and A. Povitsky, Optimal Allocation of Boundary Singularities for Stokes Flows about Pairs of Particles, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements (EABE),  Vol. 41, pp. 122-138, 2014. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: C.
  6. S. Zhao(*) and A. Povitsky, Three-dimensional boundary singularity method for partial slip flows, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 2011, 35(1), p.114-122. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: C.
  7. H. Gopalan(*) and A. Povitsky, Lift Enhancement of Flapping Airfoils by Generalized Pitching Motion, AIAA J. of Aircraft,  Vol. 47, No. 6, pp. 1884-1994, November–December 2010.  Research Topic: B
  8. A. Povitsky, K. Pathak(*), and D. Gaitonde, Dynamics of Plumes Generated by Local Injection of Ablated material, AIAA Journal,Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 655-668, 2009. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: A.
  9. S. Zhao(*) and A. Povitsky, Boundary Singularity Method for Partial Slip Flows, Int. Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol. 61, 2009, pp. 255-274.  Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: C.
  10.  H. Gopalan(*) and A. Povitsky, Stream Function-Potential Function Coordinates for Aeroacoustics and Unsteady Aerodynamics, Int. Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 285-290, 2009.  Role: The corresponding author. Research topics: B and D.
  11. S. Zhao(*) and A. Povitsky, A hybrid molecular and continuum method for low-Reynolds-number flows, Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods & Applications, Vol. 71, Issue 12, 2009, pp. e2551-e2564 Web: doi:10.1016/j.na.2009.05.069, Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: C.
  12. T. Zheng(*), A. Povitsky, and G. Vatistas, Vortex-generated Sound in Flow about Spinning Cylinders, Journal of Computational Acoustics, Vol. 16, No. 4, 2008, pp. 577-599. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: B.
  13. S. Zhao(*) and A. Povitsky, Method of Submerged Stokeslets for Slip Flow about Ensembles of Particles, J. of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 8, N. 7, July 2008, pp. 3790-3801. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: C.
  14. K. Pathak(*) and A. Povitsky, Multi-time Step Modeling of Plume Dynamics in Carbon Ablation Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology , 8, 6075–6081 (2008). Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: A.
  15. K. Pathak(*) and A. Povitsky, Plume Dynamics and Shielding Characteristics of Nano-second Scale Multiple Laser Pulse in Carbon Ablation, Journal of Applied Physics,. Volume 104, Issue 11, pp. 113108-113108-10 (2008).  Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: A.
  16. T. Zheng(*), G. Vatistas and A. Povitsky, Sound Generation by Street of Vortices in a Non-uniform Flow, Physics of Fluids, Vol. 19, 037103, March 2007. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: B.
  17. I. Zinovik(**) and A. Povitsky, Modeling of vapor-droplet plumes ablated from multiple spots, Applied Surface Science Journal, Vol. 253, No. 15, May 2007, pp. 6371-6377. Role: co-author. Research topic: A
  18. N. Mullenix(*) and A. Povitsky, Exploration of Pulse Timing for Multiple Laser Hits within a Combined Heat Transfer, Phase Change, and Gas Dynamics Model for Laser Ablation, Applied Surface Science Journal, Vol. 253, No. 15, May 2007, pp. 6366-6371. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: A
  19. K. Pathak(*) and A. Povitsky, Modeling of plume dynamics with shielding in laser ablation of carbon, Applied Surface Science Journal, Vol. 253, No. 15, May 2007, pp. 6359-6366. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: A
  20. I. Zinovik(**) and A. Povitsky, Dynamics of multiple plumes in laser ablation: modeling of the shielding effect, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 100, 024911 (2006) (13 pages) Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: A
  21. T. Zheng (*), A. Povitsky, and G. Vatistas, Sound Generation by one-cell and two-cell vortices in a non-uniform flow, Journal of Computational Acoustics, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2006, Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: B
  22. N. Mullenix(*) and A. Povitsky, Comparison of 1D and 2D coupled models of gas dynamics and heat transfer for the laser ablation of carbon, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, 3, 513–524 (2006). Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: A
  23. K. Pathak(*) and A. Povitsky, Inviscid, viscous and turbulent models of plume dynamics for laser ablation of carbon, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, J. Comput. Theor. Nanosci. 3, 565–578 (2006). Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: A.
  24. K. Pathak(*), N. Mullenix(*) and A. Povitsky, Combined Thermal and Gas Dynamics Numerical Model for Laser Ablation of Carbon, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotiechnology, Vol. 6, No. 5, pp.1271-1280, 2006. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: A.
  25. D. Lobao(**) and A. Povitsky, Single and Multiple Plume Dynamics in Laser Ablation for Nanotube Synthesis, AIAA Journal, Vol. 43, No 3, 2005, pp. 595-608. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: A.
  26. A. Povitsky,  Three-dimensional Flow in Cavity at Yaw, Journal of Nonlinear Analysis (Elsevier), Volume 63, Issues 5-7, 2005, Pages 1573-1584. Research topic: B.
  27. A. Povitsky, Fluid dynamics issues in synthesis of carbon nanotubes, International Journal of Nanoscience, Vol. 4, No 1, pp. 73-98, 2005. Research topic: C.
  28. Zheng TH(*), Vatistas GH, Povitsky A, Effects of non-linearity on sound generation and propagation in a non-uniform flow,  Transactions of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, 29 (1): 57-65, 2005. Role: co-author. Research topic: B.
  29. A. Povitsky and M. Salas, Trajectory-based Approach to Jet Mixing and Optimization of the Reactor for Production of Carbon Nanotubes,   AIAA Journal  , Vol. 41, No. 11, 2003, pp. 2130-2143. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: C.
  30. A. Povitsky, T. Zheng (*), and G. Vatistas, Effect of Vortex Profile on Sound Generation in a Non-uniform Flow , Mathematics & Computers in Simulation,  Vol. 65, N 4-5, pp 447-469, 2004. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: B.
  31. D. Lobao (**) and A. Povitsky, Furnace Geometry Effects on Plume Dynamics in Laser Ablation, Mathematics & Computers in Simulation ,Vol. 65, N 4-5, pp 365-385, 2004. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: A.
  32. C. Scott, A. Povitsky, C. Dateo, T. Gokcen, P. Willis and R.E. Smalley, Iron Catalyst Chemistry in Modeling a High Pressure Carbon Monoxide Nanotube Reactor, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. 3, 2003, pp. 63-73. Role: co-author. Research topic: C
  33. A. Povitsky, Parallel ADI Solver Based on Processor Scheduling, Applied Mathematics and Computations, Vol. 133, No. 1, November 2002, preliminary version: ICASE Report 98-45. Research topic: D
  34. A. Povitsky, Numerical Study of Wave Propagation in a Compressible Non-uniform Flow, Physics of Fluids, Vol. 14, No 8, August 2002,  preliminary version: ICASE Report 2000-35. Research topic: B.
  35. A. Povitsky, Improving Jet Reactor Configuration for Production of Carbon Nanotubes, Computers and Fluids, Vol. 31, No. 8, April 2002, preliminary version: ICASE Report 2000-18. Research topic: C.
  36. A. Povitsky, Wave front cache-friendly algorithm for compact numerical schemes, Applied Mathematics Letters, vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 449-454, 2001, preliminary version ICASE Report 99-40. Research topics: B, D.
  37. A. Povitsky and P. Morris, Parallel Compact Multi-Dimensional Numerical Algorithm with Application to Aeroacoustics, Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 161, pp. 182-203, 2000, preliminary version ICASE Report 99-34.  Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: B, D.
  38. A. Povitsky, On Aeroacoustics of a Stagnation Flow Near a Rigid Wall, Physics of Fluids, Vol. 12, No 10, 2000, see also ICASE Report 99-48. Research topic: B
  39. A. Chatterjee (**) and A. Povitsky, Computational Study of Curved Shock-Vortex Interactions, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol. 30, pp. 257-277, 1999. Role: co-author. Research topic: B
  40. A. Povitsky and D. Ofengeim, Numerical Study of Interaction of a Vortical Density Inhomogeneity with Shock and Expansion Waves, International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics (IJCFD), Vol. 12, pp. 165-176, 1999, preliminary version ICASE Report 98-10. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: B
  41. A. Povitsky, Parallelization of Pipelined Algorithms for Sets of Linear Banded Systems, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Vol. 59, pp 68-97, 1999. Research topic: D.
  42. A. Povitsky,  Efficient Parallelization  of a Parabolized Flow Solver, Computers and Fluids, Vol. 27, No. 8, pp. 985-1000, 1998. Research topic: D.
  43.  A. Povitsky and M. Wolfshtein,  Parallelization Efficiency of CFD Problems on a  MIMD Computer, Computers and Fluids, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 359-371, 1997. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: D
  44. A. Povitsky and M. Wolfshtein, Multi-domain Implicit Numerical Scheme, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids,  Vol. 25, pp. 547-566, 1997. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: D.
  45. A. Povitsky and Y. Goldman, Solid Fuel Gas Turbine and Ash Separation System, Fuel, Vol. 75, No. 5, pp. 551-559, 1996. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: C
  46. V. Arutjunov and A. Povitsky, Mathematical Modeling of Gas Dynamics and Heat Transfer in a Rotating Furnace, Inzhenerno - fizicheskii Zhurnal, Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 406-413, 1991 (in Russian). English translation in Journal of Engineering Physics and Thermo-physics, Vol. 61, pp. 1098-1105, 1992. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: C
  47. V. Arutjunov and A. Povitsky, Numerical Heat Transfer in Rotary Furnaces, Izvestia V.U.Z., Chernaya Metallurgia, 1986, No. 7, pp. 156 - 157 (in Russian). Abstract in English in Steel in the USSR, 1987, No. 1. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: C
  48. V. Arutjunov and A. Povitsky, Calculation of a Confined Turbulent Jet with Modeling of its Ejecting Capacity,  Izvestia V.U.Z., Chernaya Metallurgia, 1987, No. 11, pp. 107 - 110 (in Russian). Abstract in English in  “Steel in the USSR”, 1988, No. 6. Role: the corresponding author. Research topic: C.
  49. V. Arutjunov, A. Povitsky, G. Beremblum and V. Dereza,  Improvement of Thermal Operation of Rotary Furnaces, Stal', 1991(11), pp. 88 - 91 (in Russian). Role: the corresponding author.  Research topic: C.

Papers, Published in Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. K. Pierson(*) and A. Povitsky, Vorticity Confinement for Turbulent Wing Tip Vortices for Wake-integral Aircraft Drag Prediction, 21st AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics conference, AIAA Paper 2013-2574, June 2013, San Diego, CA. Research topics: A, D.
  2. K. Pierson(*) and A. Povitsky, Preservation of Tip Vortices of Helicopter Blades by Vorticity Confinement, AIAA Paper 2013-2420, the 31st AIAA Applied Aerodynamics  conference, San Diego, CA, June 2013. Research topics: A, D.
  3. K. Pierson(*) and A. Povitsky, Vorticity Confinement for Numerical Prediction of Turbulent Tip Vortices for Stationary and Rotating Wings, the 53th Israel Aerospace Conference, Tel-Aviv, Israel, March 2013. Research topics: A, D.
  4. M. Mikhaylenko(*) and A. Povitsky. Boundary Singularity Method for Stokes Flow of Droplet-fiber Interaction, the 35th Conference in Boundary Elements and Other Mesh Reduction Methods, pp. 45-54,  Wessex Institute of Technology, Southampton, UK, June 2013.  Research Topics: C, D.
  5. A. Povitsky and S. Zhao (*), Parallel Hybrid Continuum-Molecular Method for Micro-Fluid Dynamics, in B.H.V. Topping, P. Iványi, (Editors), "Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, Grid and Cloud Computing for Engineering", Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 43, 2013. doi:10.4203/ccp.101.43. Research Topics: C, D.
  6.  T. Snyder(*) and A. Povitsky, Drag Prediction with Vorticity Confinement, 40th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, AIAA Paper 2010-4935. Research topic: B
  7. H. Gopalan(*) and A. Povitsky, High-order Method for Modeling of Aerodynamics of Flapping Wings: Airfoil-Gust Interaction, in Advances in Mathematical and Computational Methods, AIP Conference Proceedings, #1368, pp. 105-108, Waterloo, Canada, 2011.  Research topic: B.
  8. N. Mullenix(*) and A. Povitsky, Parallel Tightly Coupled Solver for Unsteady Hypersonic Ablation of Graphite, 40th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, AIAA-2010-4451. Research topics: A, D.
  9. Shunliu Zhao(*) and Alex Povitsky, Combination of Boundary Singularity and Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Methods for Nano-scale Flows, in Proceedings of 2010 Fourth International Conference on Quantum, Nano and Micro Technologies , pp. 96-101,  DOI 10.1109/ICQNM.2010.25. Research Topics: C, D.
  10. N. Mullenix(*) and A. Povitsky, Parallel implementation of a tightly coupled ablation prediction code using MPI , in Proceedings of Cluster Computing 2009 (IEEE International Conference), ISSN: 1552-5244, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/CLUSTR.2009.5289140. Research topics: A, D.
  11. H. Gopalan(*) and A. Povitsky, Streamfunction-Potential function coordinates in computational aeroacoustics, the 37th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, AIAA Paper 2007-4108, June 2007. Research topic: B.
  12. N. Mullenix(*), A. Povitsky, and D. Gaitonde, Modeling of Local Intense Ablation in Hypersonic Flight, the 15th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Dayton, OH, May 2008. AIAA Paper 2008-2555. Research topic: A
  13. H. Gopalan(*) and A. Povitsky, A Numerical Study of Gust Suppression by Flapping Airfoils, the 26th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Honolulu, HW, August 2008. AIAA Paper 2008-6394. Research topic: B.
  14. A. Povitsky, K. Pathak(*) and D. Gaitonde, Dynamics of Multiple Plumes Generated by Local Injection of Ablated Material, the 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, January 2008, AIAA  Paper  2008-0577. Research topic: A.
  15. N. Mullenix(*) and A. Povitsky, Comparison of Hertz-Knudsen and Ytrehus Carbon Ablation Rates Using a Reactive-Riemann Solver, the 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, January 2008, AIAA paper 2008-1222.  Research topic: A
  16. S. Zhao(*) and A. Povitsky, Boundary singularity method for partial slip flows, the 37th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, AIAA Paper 2007-3989, June 2007. Research topic: C.
  17. T. Zheng (*), G. Vatistas and A. Povitsky, Sound Generation by Street of Vortices in a Non-uniform Flow, AIAA Paper 2005-5160, the 35th  AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Toronto, ON, Canada, June 6-9, 2005. Research topic: B.
  18. T. Zheng (*), A. Povitsky and G. Vatistas,  Aeroacoustics and Unsteady Pressure Load on Multiple Lifting Bodies, AIAA Paper 2006-0214, Presented at the 44th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Jan. 2006, Reno, N. Research topic:
  19. K. Pathak (*) and A. Povitsky, Millisecond-range CFD modeling of laser ablated plumes, 2005 MIT Conference Proceedings,  in the Proceedings of the 3rd MIT Conference of Computational Solid and Fluid Mechanics, pp 797-801, June 2005. Research topic: A.
  20. K. Pathak(*) and A. Povitsky,  Inviscid and Viscous CFD Modeling of Plume Dynamics in Laser Ablation, in Proceedings of the Conference on Analysis, Modeling and Computation of PDE and Multiphase Flow, and celebrating the 70th birthday of Professor James Glimm, SUNY Stony Brook, 2004. Research topic: A.
  21. A. Povitsky, T. Zheng (*), and G. Vatistas, Numerical Study of Propagation and Scattering of Sound by Two cylinders, In Proceedings of  the 4th Computational Aeroacoustics (CAA) Workshop on Benchmark Problems, NASA Glenn Research Center, October 2003. Research topic: B.
  22. A. Povitsky, T. Zheng (*), and G. Vatistas, Effect of Vortex Profile on Sound Generation in a Non-uniform Flow , in Proceedings of ICCSA-2003, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2668, pp. 826-837, 2003. Research topic: B.
  23. D. Lobao(**) and A. Povitsky, Single and Multiple Plume Dynamics in Laser Ablation for Nanotube Synthesis, AIAA Paper # 2003-3923, July 2003.Research topic: A.
  24. D. Lobao(**) and A. Povitsky, Modeling of Plume Dynamics and Shock Waves in Laser Ablation with Application to nano-technology, in Proceedings of ICCSA-2003, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2668, pp. 871-880, 2003. Research topic: A.
  25. A. Povitsky, Compact high-order Simulation of Wave Propagation in a Non-Uniform Mean Flow, AIAA Paper No 2001-2628, presented at the 15th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, Anaheim, CA, June 2001.
  26. A. Povitsky, High-incidence 3-D Lid-driven Cavity Flow, AIAA Paper No 2001-2847, presented at the 31st AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 2001.
  27. A. Povitsky and P. Morris, Parallel compact multi-dimensional numerical algorithm with application to aeroacoustics, AIAA Paper No 99-3272, 14th AIAA CFD Conference, Norfolk, VA, 1999. 
  28. A. Povitsky, Efficient Parallel-by-line methods in CFD, in the book   “Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics”, ed: D. Keyes et al., pp 337-345. Proceedings of the Parallel CFD'99 Conference, Williamsburg, VA, May 1999.
  29. A. Povitsky and  M. Visbal, Parallelization of ADI Solver FDL3DI Based on New Formulation of Thomas Algorithm, in Proceedings of HPCCP/CAS Workshop 98 at NASA Ames Research Center, pp. 35-40, 1998.
  30. A. Chatterjee(**) and A.Povitsky, Computational Study of Interaction between a Vortex and a Curved Shock Wave, in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Numerical Methods for Laminar and Turbulent Flow, pp. 153-164, Swansea, UK, August 1997.
  31. A. Povitsky and M. Wolfshtein, Numerical Solution of Flow Problems on a Parallel Computer, in Proceedings of the 12th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, San-Diego, CA, pp. 571-581, June 1995, AIAA Paper 95-1697.
  32. A. Povitsky and M. Wolfshtein, Parallelization of the Numerical Solution of the Parabolized Turbulent Duct Flow, in Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Laminar and Turbulent Flow,} pp. 1257-1269,  Atlanta, GA, July 1995
  33. A. Povitsky and Y. Goldman, Boron particle Ignition in High - Speed Flow, 29th AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference,} CA, June 1993, AIAA paper 93 - 2202.
  34. A. Chatterjee(**) and A. Povitsky, Numerical Simulation of Unsteady Shock Reflection with ENO Schemes, in Proceedings of the 26th Israeli Conference on Mechanical Engineering, pp. 54-57, Haifa, May 1996.

Patents (USSR/Russia):

 

  1. V. Arutjunov, A. Povitsky, and N. Kuznetsova, Rotary Furnace, USSR Authorship 1508070, 1989.
  2. V. Arutjunov, Y. Agafonov, A. Povitsky and R. Yudin, Method of Fuel Combustion, USSR Authorship 1376688, 1988. 


Education

1988 Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering; Specialization in Computational Fluid Mechanics, Thermal and Fluid Science, Department of Thermo-physics and Thermal Engineering, Moscow Institute for Steel and Alloys (MISIS), Moscow, Russia