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Ethan Kubatko

  • Associate Professor, Civil, Envir & Geod Eng
  • 417D Hitchcock Hall
    2070 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-7176

About

Research Interest - Numerical models for flow and transport processes, hurricane storm surge.

Honors

  • 2013

    Lumley Research Award. .

  • 2013

    National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium nominee. .

  • 2012

    The J. Tinsley Oden Faculty Fellowship Research Program. .

  • 2012

    Visiting Fellowship to participate in Multiscale Numerics for the Atmosphere and Ocean. .

  • 2012

    Brazilian Association for Computational Methods in Engineering (ABMEC) Travel Scholarship. .

  • 2011

    The J. Tinsley Oden Faculty Fellowship Research Program. .

  • 2010

    The J. Tinsley Oden Faculty Fellowship Research Program. .

  • 2009

    The J. Tinsley Oden Faculty Fellowship Research Program. .

  • 2009

    ASCE Student Chapter Professor of the Year. .

  • 2008

    USACM Young Investigator Travel Award. .

  • 2008

    The J. Tinsley Oden Faculty Fellowship Research Program. .

  • 2007

    Department of the Army, Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of contributions to the Interagency Performance Evaluation Taskforce (IPET) for hurricanes Katrina and Rita. .

  • 2006

    SGI Award for Computational Science and Visualization. .

  • 2001

    Monbukagakusho Research Experience Fellowship. .

Journal Articles

2014

  • Tamura, H; Bacopoulos, P; Wang, D; Hagen, SC; Kubatko, EJ, 2014, "State estimation of tidal hydrodynamics using ensemble Kalman filter." Advances in Water Resources 63, 45 - 45.
  • 2014, "Discontinuous Galerkin methods with nodal and hybrid modal/nodal triangular, quadrilateral, and polygonal elements for nonlinear shallow water flow." COMPUTER METHODS IN APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING 270,

2013

  • Kubatko, EJ; Yeager,BA; Maggi,AL, 2013, "New computationally efficient quadrature formulas for triangular prism elements." COMPUTERS & FLUIDS 73, 187-201 - 187-201.
  • Kubatko, EJ; Yeager, BA; Maggi, AL, 2013, "New computationally efficient quadrature formulas for pyramidal elements." FINITE ELEMENTS IN ANALYSIS AND DESIGN 65, 63-75 - 63-75.
  • 2013, "Fully coupled methods for multiphase morphodynamics." ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES 59,
  • Dawson, C; Trahan, CJ; Kubatko, EJ, 2013, "A Parallel Local Timestepping Runge–Kutta Dis- continuous Galerkin Method with Applications to Coastal Ocean Modeling." COMPUTER METHODS IN APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING 259, 154-165 - 154-165.

2012

  • Conroy, CJ; Kubatko, EJ; West, DW, 2012, "ADMESH: An advanced, automatic unstructured mesh generator for shallow water models." OCEAN DYNAMICS 62, no. 10-12, 1503-1517 - 1503-1517.

2011

  • Dawson, C; Kubatko, EJ; Westerink, JJ; Trahan, C; Mirabito, C; Michoski, C; Panda, N, 2011, "Discontinuous Galerkin methods for modeling hurricane storm surge." ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES 34, no. 9, 1165-1176 - 1165-1176.
  • 2011, "Dynamic p-enrichment schemes for multicomponent reactive flows." ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES 34, no. 12,
  • 2011, "Adaptive hierarchic transformations for dynamically p-enriched slope-limiting over discontinuous Galerkin systems of generalized equations." JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS 230, no. 22,
  • Dawson, C; Kubatko, EJ; Westerink, JJ; Trahan, C; Mirabito, C; Michoski, C; Panda, N, 2011, "Discontinuous Galerkin methods for modeling Hurricane storm surge." ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES 34, no. 9, 1165-1176 - 1165-1176.
  • Mirabito, C; Dawson, C; Kubatko, EJ; Westerink, JJ; Bunya S, 2011, "Implementation of a discontinuous Galerkin morphological model on two-dimensional unstructured meshes." COMPUTER METHODS IN APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING 200, no. 1-4, 189-207 - 189-207.
  • 2011, "A Framework for Running the ADCIRC Discontinuous Galerkin Storm Surge Model on a GPU." PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE (ICCS) 4,

2010

  • 2010, "A performance comparison of nodal discontinuous Galerkin methods on triangles and quadrilaterals." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN FLUIDS 64, no. 10-12,

2009

  • Kubatko, EJ; Bunya, S; Dawson, C; Westerink, JJ; Mirabito, C, 2009, "A performance comparison of continuous and discontinuous finite element shallow water models." JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING 40, no. 1-3, 315-339 - 315-339.
  • Kubatko, EJ; Bunya, S; Dawson, C; Westerink JJ, 2009, "Dynamic p-adaptive Runge-Kutta discontinuous Galerkin methods for the shallow water equations." COMPUTER METHODS IN APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING 198, no. 21-26, 1766-1774 - 1766-1774.
  • Bunya, S; Kubatko, EJ; Westerink, JJ; Dawson, C, 2009, "A wetting and drying treatment for the Runge-Kutta discontinuous Galerkin solution to the shallow water equations." COMPUTER METHODS IN APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING 198, no. 17-20, 1548-1562 - 1548-1562.

2008

  • Westerink, JJ; Luettich, RA; Feyen, JC; Atkinson, JH; Dawson, C; Roberts, HJ; Powell, MD; Dunion, JP; Kubatko, EJ; Pourtaheri, H, 2008, "A basin- to channel-scale unstructured grid hurricane storm surge model applied to southern Louisiana." MONTHLY WEATHER REVIEW 136, no. 3, 833-864 - 833-864.
  • Kubatko, EJ; Dawson, C; Westerink, JJ, 2008, "Time step restrictions for Runge-Kutta discontinuous Galerkin methods on triangular grids." JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS 227, no. 23, 9697-9710 - 9697-9710.

2007

  • Kubatko, EJ; Westerink, JJ; Dawson, C, 2007, "Semi discrete discontinuous Galerkin methods and stage-exceeding-order, strong-stability-preserving Runge-Kutta time discretizations." JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS 222, no. 2, 832-848 - 832-848.
  • Kubatko, EJ; Westerink, JJ, 2007, "Exact discontinuous solutions of Exner's bed evolution model: a simple theory for sediment bores." JOURNAL OF HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING 133, no. 3, 305-311 - 305-311.

2006

  • Kubatko, EJ; Westerink, JJ; Dawson; C, 2006, "An unstructured grid morphodynamic model with a discontinuous Galerkin method for bed evolution." OCEAN MODELLING 15, no. 1-2, 71-89 - 71-89.
  • Kubatko, EJ; Westerink, JJ; Dawson, C, 2006, "hp Discontinuous Galerkin methods for advection dominated problems in shallow water flow." COMPUTER METHODS IN APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING 196, no. 1-3, 437-451 - 437-451.

Unknown

  • Kubatko, EJ; Yeager, BA; Ketchenson, DI, "Optimal Strong-Stability-Preserving Runge–Kutta Time Discretizations for Discontinuous Galerkin Methods." Journal of Scientific Computing

Presentations

  • "Applying the Discontinuous Galerkin Method to the Equation of Sediment Continuity." 2003,
  • "Developments in Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Sediment Transport Models." 2003,
  • "Poster: Modeling Transport Processes with the Discontinuous Galerkin Method." 2003,
  • "Development of a Discontinuous Galerkin F.E. Model for Sediment Transport." 2003,
  • "An unstructured grid morphodynamic model with a discontinuous Galerkin method for bed evolution." 2004,
  • "Development of a Large Domain Finite Element Storm Surge Model for Southern Louisiana." 2004,
  • "hp-discontinuous Galerkin methods for coastal and estuarine circulation and transport." 2004,
  • "An overview of IMS-ADCIRC: A system of CG and DG based solutions for 2D and 3D hydrodynamics and transport." 2004,
  • "hp Discontinuous Galerkin methods for coastal and estuarine circulation, morphology change, and transport." 2005,
  • "Progress with ADCIRC-DG." 2008,
  • "hp Discontinuous Galerkin methods for shallow water hydrodynamics and transport." 2008,
  • "hp discontinuous Galerkin methods for shallow water hydrodynamics and transport." 2008,
  • "CFL Conditions for Runge–Kutta and multi-step discontinuous Galerkin methods." 2008,
  • "Parallel Finite Element Models for Hurricane Storm Surges." 2008,
  • "Towards a discontinuous Galerkin based storm surge model." 2008,
  • "Designing the next generation of hurricane storm surge models." 2008,
  • "Computational Modeling: From the Gulf of Mexico to the small intestine." 2008,
  • "Computational Modeling for predicting natural disasters." 2010,
  • "Predicting the Impact of Natural Disasters with the Help of Computational Modeling." 2010,
  • "ADMESH: An advanced automatic mesh generator for shallow water models." 2011,
  • "Poster: Development and validation of a nearshore model for Lake Erie." 2011,
  • "Poster: Modeling of circulation and transport in the Gulf of Mexico for ninety days following the deepwater horizon oil spill." 2011,
  • "hp discontinuous Galerkin methods for shallow water flow and transport." 2011,
  • "Automatic Mesh Generation of Watersheds Using High-Resolution Digital Elevation Maps." 2012,
  • "Development and application of a discontinuous Galerkinbased wave prediction model." 2012,
  • "Efficient numerical integration formulas for pentahedral elements." 2012,
  • "Assessment of tidal stream energy resources in the UK using a discontinuous Galerkin finite element scheme." 2013,
  • "Optimal strong-stability-preserving Runge–Kutta methods for discontinuous Galerkin spatial discretizations of hyperbolic problems." 2013,
  • "Recent advances in discontinuous Galerkin methods for shallow water flow." 2013,
  • "Computational Modeling: From the worlds oceans to the small intestine." 2013,
  • "Introducing DG-WAVE: A discontinuous Galerkin-based wave prediction model." 2013,
  • "ADMESH: An Advanced Unstructured Mesh Generator for Ocean Models." 2013,
  • "Discontinuous Galerkin methods for coastal and estuarine circulation, morphology change, and transport." 2005,
  • "C.,“hp Discontinuous Galerkin methods for shallow water hydrodynamics and transport." 2005,
  • "Coupled ShallowWater Equation – Morphological Computations Using Continuous Galerkin and Discontinuous Galerkin Based Finite Element Solutions." 2005,
  • "Recent developments and applications of an hp-discontinuous Galerkin model for shallow water flow and transport." 2005,
  • "Developments in the discontinuous Galerkin algorithm." 2006,
  • "A Comparative Study of Continuous and Discontinuous Finite Element Methods for the Shallow Water Equations." 2008,
  • "A RKDG Shallow Water Model for Coastal and Riverine Flow Problems ContainingWetting and Drying Zones." 2008,
  • "Towards a sigma-coordinate, discontinuous Galerkin method for the three dimensional shallow water equations." 2010,
  • "Developing a Computational Infrastructure for Mixed Element Meshes." 2011,
  • "Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Hydrodynamics, Waves and Sediment Transport." 2011,
  • "Modeling of circulation and transport in the Gulf of Mexico for 90 days following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill." 2011,
  • "2D salinity calculations for South Atlantic Bight using discontinuous Galerkin method." 2011,
  • "Development and Application of a Discontinuous Galerkin Finite Element Model for the Great Lakes." 2013,
  • "High-order discontinuous Galerkin methods for advection dominated shallow water hydrodynamics and transport." 2006,
  • "A DG-Based Hydrodynamic Storm Surge Model." 2006,
  • "hp-adaptive discontinuous Galerkin methods for the shallow water equations." 2006,
  • "Mass ConservativeWetting and Drying Algorithm for Discontinuous Galerkin Solutions to the Shallow Water Equations." 2006,
  • "A Discontinuous Galerkin Storm Surge Model." 2009,
  • "Hydrodynamic Modeling in Lake Erie." 2009,
  • "Advances in Scalable High Resolution Wave and Current Computations." 2009,
  • "A discontinuous Galerkin method for the 3d shallow water equations." 2010,
  • "Poster: ADMESH: An advanced automatic mesh generator for hydrodynamics models." 2010,
  • "hp discontinuous Galerkin methods for shallow water flow and transport." 2010,
  • "Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Hydrodynamics and Transport." 2010,
  • "Discontinuous Galerkin (DG) Methods for Hydrodynamics and Transport." 2012,
  • "A discontinuous Galerkin method for 3D shallow water flow." 2012,
  • "2D Transport Tendencies of Floridas East Coast Nearshore and Estuarine Waters." 2012,
  • "Development of an accurate and efficient discontinuous Galerkinbased wave prediction model." 2013,
  • "Dynamics of a rocking structure." 2001,
  • "Solutions to the Shallow Water and Transport Equations." 2002,
  • "Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Coastal Hydrodynamics." 2007,
  • "Modeling Hurricane Storm Surge along the Gulf Coast—Toward Petaflop Computations." 2007,
  • "Verification and validation of a discontinuous Galerkin model for shallow water flow and transport." 2007,
  • "Validation of a Moving Boundary RKDG Method for the Shallow Water Equations." 2007,
  • "High Performance Computing to Resolve Propagation and Advection Dominated Multi-Scale Multi-Process Physics." 2007,
  • "Modeling Hurricane Storm Surge along the Gulf Coast in the Wake of Katrina: Towards Petaflop Computations." 2007,
  • "Aspects of Runge-Kutta discontinuous Galerkin methods for shallow water flow and transport." 2009,
  • "Discontinuous Galerkin methods for storm surge modeling." 2009,
  • "Implementation of a discontinuous Galerkin morphological model on two-dimensional unstructured meshes."
  • "A finite element hydrodynamic model for Lake Erie." 2009,
  • "HPC for Hurricane Storm Surge and Sediment Transport Using Discontinuous Galerkin Methods." 2010,
  • "RKDG Shallow Water Model with an Eulerian Moving Boundary Method for Riverine and Coastal Flow Problems." 2010,
  • "A Study on Performances of Nodal Discontinuous Galerkin Methods on Quadrilaterals and Triangles." 2010,
  • "Nodal Discontinuous Galerkin Solutions to Shallow Water Flow and Transport on Triangles and Quadrilaterals." 2010,
  • "A sigma-coordinate, discontinuous Galerkin method for the three-dimensional shallow water equations." 2010,
  • "An advanced automatic mesh generator for hydrodynamic models." 2010,
  • "Poster: Discontinuous Galerkin methods for the shallow water equations comparing triangular, quadrilateral and mixed meshes." 2010,
  • "A sigma-coordinate, discontinuous Galerkin method for the three-dimensional shallow water equations." 2011,
  • "Recent Progress on DG-ADCIRC." 2011,
  • "“An Assessment of Discontinuous Galerkin Methods with Nodal and Hybrid Modal/Nodal Triangular, Quadrilateral, and Polygonal Elements for Shallow Water Flows." 2011,
  • "Dynamic p-Enrichment Schemes with Dynamic Slope Limiting for Multicomponent Reactive Flows." 2011,
  • "Importance of Local Mass Conservation in Coupling Flow and Transport Models." 2012,
  • "Optimal strong-stability-preserving Runge–Kutta time discretizations for discontinuous Galerkin methods." 2012,
  • "ADMESH: An Advanced Mesh Generator for Coastal Ocean Modeling." 2012,
  • "Development and validation of a high-resolution nearshore model for Lake Erie." 2012,
  • "Discontinuous Galerkin methods for coastal ocean models." 2013,
  • "Development and validation of a discontinuous Galerkin wave prediction model." 2013,
  • "Some Efficiency Improvements for Runge–Kutta Discontinuous Galerkin Methods." 2013,
  • "Development and Validation of DG WAVE: a Discontinuous Galerkin-Based Numerical WAVe Prediction Model." 2013,
  • "hp Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for the Vertical Extent of the Water Column." 2013,
  • "Automatic extraction of watershed features for overland flow mesh generation." 2013,
  • "New time steppers and integration rules for discontinuous Galerkin methods." 2013,
  • "A New Wetting and Drying Algorithm for Discontinuous Galerkin Solutions to the Shallow Water Equations." 2006,
  • "Stage-Exceeding Order SSP Time-stepping for Runge–Kutta Discontinuous Galerkin Methods." 2008,
  • "Poster: Tidal calculations for the South Atlantic Bight and Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway based on a discontinuous Galerkin method." 2009,
  • "The hp-discontinuous Galerkin method applied to the shallow water equations." 2004,