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Ethan Kubatko

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


Research Interests:

  • Development, implementation, anaylsis and application of computational models for fluid flow and transport processes
  • Hurricane storm surge



Ethan Kubatko CV

Journal Articles


  • Colton, C.J., Kubatko, E.J., Nappi, A., Sebian, R., West, D., Mandlia, K.T., 2018, "hp discontinuous Galerkin methods for parametric, wind-driven water wave models." Advances in Water Resources 119, 70 - 83.


  • West, D.W., Kubatko, E.J., Conroy, C.J., Yaufman, M., Wood, D., 2017, "A multidimensional discontinuous Galerkin modeling framework for overland ow and channel routing." Advances in Water Resources 102, 1147 - 1171.
  • Bacopoulos, P., Kubatko, E.J., Hagen, S.C., Cox, A.T., Mulamba, T., 2017, "Modeling and data assessment of longitudinal salinity in a low-gradient estuarine river." Environmental Fluid Mechanics 17, 323 - 353.
  • Michoski, C., Alexanderian, A., Dawson, C., Paillet, C., Kubatko, E.J., 2017, "Stability of Nonlinear Convection-Diffusion-Reaction Systems in Discontinuous Galerkin Methods." Journal of Scienti fic Computing 70, 516 - 550.


  • Conroy, C.J., and Kubatko, E.J., 2016, "hp discontinuous Galerkin methods for the vertical extent of the water column in coastal settings part I: barotropic forcing." Journal of Computational Physics 305, 1147 - 1171.
  • Michoski, C., Dawson, C., Kubatko, E.J., Wiraset, D., Westerink, J.J., 2016, "A comparison of arti ficial viscosity, limiters, and fi lters, for high order discont. Galerkin solutions in nonlinear settings." Journal of Scienti fic Computing 66, 406 - 434.


  • Wirasaet, D, Brus, S.R., Michoski, C., Kubatko, E.J., Westerink, J.J., Dawson, C., 2015, "Arti cial boundary layers in discontinuous Galerkin solutions to shallow water equations in channels." Journal of Computational Physics 299, 597 - 612.


  • Kubatko, E.J., Yeager, B.A., Ketcheson, D.I., 2014, "Optimal strong-stability-preserving Runge-Kutta time discretizations for discontinuous Galerkin methods." Journal of Scientifi c Computing 60, 313 - 344.
  • Wirasaet, D., Kubatko, E.J., Michoski, C., Tanaka, S., Westerink, J.J., Dawson, C., 2014, "Discont. Galerkin methods w/ nodal and hybrid modal/nodal triang., quad., and poly. elements for nonlinear shallow water flow." Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 270, 113 - 149.
  • Tamura, H., Bacopoulos, P., Wang, D., Hagen, S.C., Kubatko, E.J., 2014, "State estimation of tidal hydrodynamics using ensemble Kalman fi lter." Advances in Water Resources 64, 45 - 56.


  • Michoski, C., Dawson, C., Mirabito, C., Kubatko, E.J., Wiraset, D., Westerink, J.J., 2013, "Fully coupled methods for multiphase morphodynamics." Advances in Water Resources 59, 95 - 110.
  • Dawson, C., Trahan, C.J., Kubatko, E.J., 2013, "A Parallel Local Timestepping Runge-Kutta Discontinuous Galerkin Method with Applications to Coastal Ocean Modeling." Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 259, 154 - 165.
  • Kubatko, E.J., Yeager B.A., Maggi A.L., 2013, "New computationally efficient quadrature formulas for triangular prism elements." Computers and Fluids 73, 187 - 201.
  • Kubatko, E.J., Yeager B.A., Maggi A.L., 2013, "New computationally efficient quadrature formulas for pyramidal elements." Finite Elements in Analysis and Design 65, 63 - 75.