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Ethan Kubatko

  • Associate Professor, Civil, Envir & Geod Eng
  • 2070 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210

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 -
  • Wiraset, D., Kubatko, E.J., Michoski, C., Tanaka, S., Westerink, J.J., Dawson, C., 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, 113 -

2013

  • Michoski, C; Dawson, C; Mirabito, C; Kubatko, E.J., Wiraset, D., Westerink, J.J.,, 2013, "Fully coupled methods for multiphase morphodyanmics." ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES 59, 95 - 110.
  • Kubatko, EJ; Yeager,BA; Maggi,AL, 2013, "New computationally efficient quadrature formulas for triangular prism elements." COMPUTERS & FLUIDS 73, 187 - 201.
  • 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.
  • Kubatko, EJ; Yeager, BA; Maggi, AL, 2013, "New computationally efficient quadrature formulas for pyramidal elements." FINITE ELEMENTS IN ANALYSIS AND DESIGN 65, 63 - 75.

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.

2011

  • DuChene, M; Spagnuolo, AM; Kubatko, EJ; Westerink, JJ; Dawson, C, 2011, "A Framework for running the ADCIRC discontinuous Galerkin storm surge model on a GPU." PROCEDIA COMPUTER SCIENCE 4, 2017 - 2026.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Michoski, C; Mirabito, C; Dawson, C; Wirasaet, D; Kubatko, EJ; Westerink, JJ, 2011, "Dynamic p-enrichment schemes for multicomponent reactive flows." ADVANCES IN WATER RESOURCES 34, no. 12, 1666 - 1680.
  • Michoski, C; Mirabito, C; Dawson, C; Wiraset, D; Kubatko, EJ; Westerink, JJ, 2011, "Adaptive hierachic transformations for dynamically p-enriched slope-limiting over discontinuous Galerkin systems of generalized equations." JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS 230, no. 22, 8028 - 8056.

2010

  • Wirasaet, D; Tanaka, S; Kubatko, EJ; Westerink, JJ; Dawson, C, 2010, "A performance comparison of nodal discontinuous Galerkin methods on triangles and quadrilaterals." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN FLUIDS 64, no. 10-12, 1336 - 1362.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.
  • 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.

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.
  • 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.

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.
  • 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.

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, Presented at Twelfth International Conference on Finite Element Methods in Flow Problems,
  • "Developments in Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Sediment Transport Models." 2003, Presented at Fourth Annual Coastal Inlets Research Program (CIRP) Student Seminar,
  • "Poster: Modeling Transport Processes with the Discontinuous Galerkin Method." 2003, Presented at Coastal Ocean Modeling Gordon Conference 2003,
  • "Development of a Discontinuous Galerkin F.E. Model for Sediment Transport." 2003, Presented at Eighth International Conference on Estuarine and Coastal Modeling,
  • "An unstructured grid morphodynamic model with a discontinuous Galerkin method for bed evolution." 2004, Presented at The 3rd International Workshop on Unstructured Grid Numerical Modelling of Coastal Shelf and Ocean Flows,
  • "The hp-discontinuous Galerkin method applied to the shallow water equations." 2004, Presented at The Third International Workshop on Unstructured Grid Numerical Modeling of Coastal, Shelf and Ocean Flows,
  • "Development of a Large Domain Finite Element Storm Surge Model for Southern Louisiana." 2004, Presented at International Workshops on Advances in Computational Mechanics,
  • "hp-discontinuous Galerkin methods for coastal and estuarine circulation and transport." 2004, Presented at International Workshops on Advances in Computational Mechanics,
  • "An overview of IMS-ADCIRC: A system of CG and DG based solutions for 2D and 3D hydrodynamics and transport." 2004, Presented at Inlet Modeling System Workshop,
  • "hp Discontinuous Galerkin methods for coastal and estuarine circulation, morphology change, and transport." 2005, Presented at IMS-ADCIRC Workshop,,
  • "Progress with ADCIRC-DG." 2008, Presented at The 12th ADCIRC Model Workshop,
  • "hp Discontinuous Galerkin methods for shallow water hydrodynamics and transport." 2008, Presented at University of Central Florida, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar,
  • "hp discontinuous Galerkin methods for shallow water hydrodynamics and transport." 2008, Presented at Oakland University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Mathematics Colloquium,
  • "CFL Conditions for Runge–Kutta and multi-step discontinuous Galerkin methods." 2008, Presented at The 8th World Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Parallel Finite Element Models for Hurricane Storm Surges." 2008, Presented at Teragrid 2008 Conference,
  • "Stage-Exceeding Order SSP Time-stepping for Runge–Kutta Discontinuous Galerkin Methods." 2008, Presented at SIAM Annual Meeting,
  • "Towards a discontinuous Galerkin based storm surge model." 2008, Presented at The Eighth International Conference on Hydro-Science and Engineering,
  • "Designing the next generation of hurricane storm surge models." 2008, Presented at The Water Management Association of Ohio Luncheon Seminar Series,
  • "Computational Modeling: From the Gulf of Mexico to the small intestine." 2008, Presented at The Ohio State University Dean’s Seminar Series, College of Engineering,
  • "Computational Modeling for predicting natural disasters." 2010, Presented at Kiwanas Club,
  • "Predicting the Impact of Natural Disasters with the Help of Computational Modeling." 2010, Presented at The Ohio State University Science Cafe,
  • "ADMESH: An advanced automatic mesh generator for shallow water models." 2011, Presented at International Workshop on Multiscale (Un)-structured Mesh Numerical Modeling,
  • "Poster: Development and validation of a nearshore model for Lake Erie." 2011, Presented at InternationalWorkshop on Multiscale (Un)-structured Mesh Numerical Modeling,
  • "Poster: Modeling of circulation and transport in the Gulf of Mexico for ninety days following the deepwater horizon oil spill." 2011, Presented at International Workshop on Multiscale (Un)-structured Mesh Numerical Modeling,
  • "hp discontinuous Galerkin methods for shallow water flow and transport." 2011, Presented at The Ohio State University Applied Math Seminar,
  • "Automatic Mesh Generation of Watersheds Using High-Resolution Digital Elevation Maps." 2012, Presented at 12th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Development and application of a discontinuous Galerkinbased wave prediction model." 2012, Presented at 10thWorld Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Efficient numerical integration formulas for pentahedral elements." 2012, Presented at 10th World Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Assessment of tidal stream energy resources in the UK using a discontinuous Galerkin finite element scheme." 2013, Presented at Finite Elements in Flow Problems,
  • "Optimal strong-stability-preserving Runge–Kutta methods for discontinuous Galerkin spatial discretizations of hyperbolic problems." 2013, Presented at SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering,
  • "Recent advances in discontinuous Galerkin methods for shallow water flow." 2013, Presented at Finite Elements in Flow Problems,
  • "Computational Modeling: From the worlds oceans to the small intestine." 2013, Presented at The Ohio State University Environmental Science Graduate Program Seminar,
  • "Introducing DG-WAVE: A discontinuous Galerkin-based wave prediction model." 2013, Presented at The 17th Annual ADCIRC Model Workshop,
  • "ADMESH: An Advanced Unstructured Mesh Generator for Ocean Models." 2013, Presented at The 17th Annual ADCIRC Model Workshop,
  • "Discontinuous Galerkin methods for coastal and estuarine circulation, morphology change, and transport." 2005, Presented at CIRP-NCCHE Coordination Meeting,
  • "C.,“hp Discontinuous Galerkin methods for shallow water hydrodynamics and transport." 2005, Presented at C.,“hp Discontinuous Galerkin methods for shallow water hydrodynamics and transport,
  • "Coupled ShallowWater Equation – Morphological Computations Using Continuous Galerkin and Discontinuous Galerkin Based Finite Element Solutions." 2005, Presented at The Fourth International Workshop on Unstructured Grid Numerical Modeling of Coastal, Shelf and Ocean Flows,
  • "Recent developments and applications of an hp-discontinuous Galerkin model for shallow water flow and transport." 2005, Presented at The Fourth International Workshop on Unstructured Grid Numerical Modeling of Coastal, Shelf and Ocean Flows,
  • "Developments in the discontinuous Galerkin algorithm." 2006, Presented at Developments in the discontinuous Galerkin algorithm,
  • "A Comparative Study of Continuous and Discontinuous Finite Element Methods for the Shallow Water Equations." 2008, Presented at Seventh International Workshop on Unstructured Grid Numerical Modelling of Coastal, Shelf, and Ocean Flows,
  • "A RKDG Shallow Water Model for Coastal and Riverine Flow Problems ContainingWetting and Drying Zones." 2008, Presented at International Workshop on Unstructured Grid Numerical Modeling of Coastal, Shelf and Ocean Flows,
  • "Towards a sigma-coordinate, discontinuous Galerkin method for the three dimensional shallow water equations." 2010, Presented at The Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science 2nd International Workshops on Advances in Computational Mechanics,
  • "Developing a Computational Infrastructure for Mixed Element Meshes." 2011, Presented at 11th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Hydrodynamics, Waves and Sediment Transport." 2011, Presented at 11th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Modeling of circulation and transport in the Gulf of Mexico for 90 days following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill." 2011, Presented at 11th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "2D salinity calculations for South Atlantic Bight using discontinuous Galerkin method." 2011, Presented at 11th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Development and Application of a Discontinuous Galerkin Finite Element Model for the Great Lakes." 2013, Presented at 12th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "High-order discontinuous Galerkin methods for advection dominated shallow water hydrodynamics and transport." 2006, Presented at The 7th World Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "A DG-Based Hydrodynamic Storm Surge Model." 2006, Presented at The 7th World Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "A New Wetting and Drying Algorithm for Discontinuous Galerkin Solutions to the Shallow Water Equations." 2006, Presented at The 7th World Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "hp-adaptive discontinuous Galerkin methods for the shallow water equations." 2006, Presented at The Fifth International Workshop on Unstructured Grid Numerical Modelling of Coastal, Shelf, and Ocean Flows,
  • "Mass ConservativeWetting and Drying Algorithm for Discontinuous Galerkin Solutions to the Shallow Water Equations." 2006, Presented at The Fifth International Workshop on Unstructured Grid Numerical Modelling of Coastal, Shelf, and Ocean Flows,
  • "A Discontinuous Galerkin Storm Surge Model." 2009, Presented at SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering,
  • "Hydrodynamic Modeling in Lake Erie." 2009, Presented at Ohio Lake Erie Commission Quarterly Meeting,
  • "Advances in Scalable High Resolution Wave and Current Computations." 2009, Presented at ADCIRC Workshop,
  • "A discontinuous Galerkin method for the 3d shallow water equations." 2010, Presented at International Workshop on Multiscale (Un)-structured Mesh Numerical Modeling,
  • "Poster: ADMESH: An advanced automatic mesh generator for hydrodynamics models." 2010, Presented at Workshop on Multiscale (Un)-structured Mesh Numerical Modeling,
  • "hp discontinuous Galerkin methods for shallow water flow and transport." 2010, Presented at Society of Underwater Technology Group on Environmental Forces (SUTGEF),
  • "Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Hydrodynamics and Transport." 2010, Presented at Oxford University, Department of Engineering Science Seminar,
  • "Discontinuous Galerkin (DG) Methods for Hydrodynamics and Transport." 2012, Presented at University of Central Florida Coastal Hydroscience Analysis, Modeling, and Predictive Simulations Laboratory Seminar,
  • "A discontinuous Galerkin method for 3D shallow water flow." 2012, Presented at 10th World Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "2D Transport Tendencies of Floridas East Coast Nearshore and Estuarine Waters." 2012, Presented at 10th World Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Development of an accurate and efficient discontinuous Galerkinbased wave prediction model." 2013, Presented at SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences,
  • "Dynamics of a rocking structure." 2001, Presented at Natural Hazard Mitigation Program in Japan (NHMJ) Student Seminar,
  • "Solutions to the Shallow Water and Transport Equations." 2002, Presented at Third Annual Coastal Inlets Research Program (CIRP) Student Seminar,
  • "Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Coastal Hydrodynamics." 2007, Presented at ADCIRC Users GroupWorkshop,
  • "Modeling Hurricane Storm Surge along the Gulf Coast—Toward Petaflop Computations." 2007, Presented at The 9th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Verification and validation of a discontinuous Galerkin model for shallow water flow and transport." 2007, Presented at The 9th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Validation of a Moving Boundary RKDG Method for the Shallow Water Equations." 2007, Presented at The 9th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "High Performance Computing to Resolve Propagation and Advection Dominated Multi-Scale Multi-Process Physics." 2007, Presented at 10th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting and Coastal Hazard Symposium,
  • "Modeling Hurricane Storm Surge along the Gulf Coast in the Wake of Katrina: Towards Petaflop Computations." 2007, Presented at Third Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics in conjunction with Eleventh International Conference on Enhancement and Promotion of Computational Methods in Engineering and Science,
  • "Aspects of Runge-Kutta discontinuous Galerkin methods for shallow water flow and transport." 2009, Presented at International Conference on Finite Elements in Flow Problems,
  • "Discontinuous Galerkin methods for storm surge modeling." 2009, Presented at Oakland University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Mathematics Colloquium,
  • "Implementation of a Discontinuous Galerkin Morphological Model on Two-dimensional Unstructured Meshes." 2009, Presented at 10th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "A finite element hydrodynamic model for Lake Erie." 2009, Presented at 10th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Poster: Tidal calculations for the South Atlantic Bight and Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway based on a discontinuous Galerkin method." 2009, Presented at 10th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "HPC for Hurricane Storm Surge and Sediment Transport Using Discontinuous Galerkin Methods." 2010, Presented at The Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science 2nd International Workshops on Advances in Computational Mechanics,
  • "RKDG Shallow Water Model with an Eulerian Moving Boundary Method for Riverine and Coastal Flow Problems." 2010, Presented at The Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science 2nd International Workshops on Advances in Computational Mechanics,
  • "A Study on Performances of Nodal Discontinuous Galerkin Methods on Quadrilaterals and Triangles." 2010, Presented at 14th ADCIRC Model Workshop,
  • "Nodal Discontinuous Galerkin Solutions to Shallow Water Flow and Transport on Triangles and Quadrilaterals." 2010, Presented at Joint 9th World Congress on Computational Mechanics and 4th Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "A sigma-coordinate, discontinuous Galerkin method for the three-dimensional shallow water equations." 2010, Presented at Joint 9th World Congress on Computational Mechanics and 4th Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "An advanced automatic mesh generator for hydrodynamic models." 2010, Presented at Joint 9th World Congress on Computational Mechanics and 4th Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Poster: Discontinuous Galerkin methods for the shallow water equations comparing triangular, quadrilateral and mixed meshes." 2010, Presented at International Workshop on Multiscale (Un)-structured Mesh Numerical Modeling,
  • "A sigma-coordinate, discontinuous Galerkin method for the three-dimensional shallow water equations." 2011, Presented at SIAM Conference on Mathematical and Computational Issues in the Geosciences,
  • "Recent Progress on DG-ADCIRC." 2011, Presented at The 15th ADCIRC Model Workshop,
  • "“An Assessment of Discontinuous Galerkin Methods with Nodal and Hybrid Modal/Nodal Triangular, Quadrilateral, and Polygonal Elements for Shallow Water Flows." 2011, Presented at 11th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Dynamic p-Enrichment Schemes with Dynamic Slope Limiting for Multicomponent Reactive Flows." 2011, Presented at 11th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Importance of Local Mass Conservation in Coupling Flow and Transport Models." 2012, Presented at 3rd International Symposium on Shallow Flows,
  • "Optimal strong-stability-preserving Runge–Kutta time discretizations for discontinuous Galerkin methods." 2012, Presented at 10th World Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "ADMESH: An Advanced Mesh Generator for Coastal Ocean Modeling." 2012, Presented at 10thWorld Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Development and validation of a high-resolution nearshore model for Lake Erie." 2012, Presented at 10th World Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Discontinuous Galerkin methods for coastal ocean models." 2013, Presented at Finite Elements in Flow Problems,
  • "Development and validation of a discontinuous Galerkin wave prediction model." 2013, Presented at The Mathematics of Finite Elements and Applications,
  • "Some Efficiency Improvements for Runge–Kutta Discontinuous Galerkin Methods." 2013, Presented at 12th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Development and Validation of DG WAVE: a Discontinuous Galerkin-Based Numerical WAVe Prediction Model." 2013, Presented at 12th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "hp Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for the Vertical Extent of the Water Column." 2013, Presented at 12th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
  • "Automatic extraction of watershed features for overland flow mesh generation." 2013, Presented at 12th International Workshop on Multi-scale Unstructured Mesh numerical modeling for coastal, shelf and global ocean dynamics,
  • "New time steppers and integration rules for discontinuous Galerkin methods." 2013, Presented at 12th International Workshop on Multi-scale Unstructured Mesh numerical modeling for coastal, shelf and global ocean dynamics,