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Research profile

Laura Iapichino is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Her areas of expertise include Numerical Analysis, Modeling and Simulation, Scientific Computing, Model Order Reduction, Computational Mathematics, Mathematical Modeling and Programming, Applied Mathematics, CFD, and (multi-objective) optimization.

Laura’s research focuses on the following areas:

  •    Model Order Reduction
  •    Parametrized Partial Differential Equations 
  •    Reduced Basis Methods 
  •    Optimal Control
  •    Optimization and Multiobjective Optimization
  •    Domain Decomposition combined with Reduced Basis method
  •    Computational Fluid Dynamics
  •    Complex geometrical parametrization
  •    Hyperbolic problems

Academic background

Laura Iapichino obtained her PhD, in Applied Mathematics from the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland). She also holds an MSc in Applied Mathematics  from the Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy) and a BSc from Università di Catania. Before joining TU/e in 2017, she was a postdoctoral researcher at Delft University of Technology, working on residual stress estimation in ink jet membrane pumps. Prior to this, Laura was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Konstanz, working on development, analysis and computer implementation of new innovative techniques for the solution of mathematical models based on parametrized partial differential equations coming from computational science.  

Laura publishes regularly and has spoken at a significant number of conferences, seminars and workshops. These include the 2016 Workshop on Optimal and Feedback Control of Differential Equations, SIMAI 2016 Italian Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and ECCOMAS 2016, VII European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering. 

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Research Output 2017 2019

A Godunov-type scheme for the drift flux model with variable cross section

Abbasi, M., Naderilordejani, S., Velmurugan, N., Berg, C., Iapichino, L., Schilders, W. & van de Wouw, N., 1 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 179, p. 796-813 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

two phase flow
Two phase flow
cross section

Model approximation of thermo-fluidic diffusion processes in spatially interconnected structures

Das, A., Weiland, S. & Iapichino, L., 27 Nov 2018, 2018 European Control Conference, ECC 2018. Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 2653-2658 6 p. 8550146

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Diffusion Process
Boundary conditions
Distributed Parameter Systems
Boundary conditions
Partial differential equations

Reduced-order greedy controllability of finite dimensional linear systems

Fabrini, G., Iapichino, L. & Volkwein, S., 1 Jan 2018, In : IFAC-PapersOnLine. 51, 2, p. 296-301 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Linear systems
Partial differential equations
Dynamical systems

Automatic model order reduction for Hydraulics modeling

Abbasi, M. H., Bansal, H., Naderilordejani, S., Velmurugan, N., Iapichino, L., de Megliu, F., Schilders, W. H. A. & van de Wouw, N., 2017 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterAcademic

Hydraulic models
Decision making


Calculus variant B

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Scientific programming

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Student theses

Data-driven multilevel Monte Carlo methods: uncertainty quantification via forecasting

Author: Brencher, L., 24 Sep 2018

Supervisor: Iapichino, L. (Supervisor 1), Haasdonk, B. (External person) (External coach) & Barth, A. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

Mathematical analysis of generalized mode-coupling theory and numerical exploration of super-strong glass formation

Author: Biezemans, R. A., 9 Jul 2018

Supervisor: Baumeier, B. (Supervisor 1), Iapichino, L. (Supervisor 2), Caylak, O. (Supervisor 2), Janssen, L. (Supervisor 2) & Ciarella, S. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Bachelor