Dr. Peter Delmont

MATHCCES
Department of Mathematics
RWTH Aachen University
Schinkelstr. 2
D-52062 Aachen
Germany

Room: 328a (Rogowski building, 3rd floor)
Phone: +49 (0)241 80 98 667
Email: P. Delmont, i.e. Delmont@mathcces.rwth-aachen.de

Research Interests

Keywords:

* Numerical Fluid Dynamics and Plasma physics
* Hyperbolic systems of conservation laws
* Magnetohydrodynamics
* Electric Arc Modelling
* MHD Shock Waves and Shock Refraction
* Exact Riemann Solvers
* Visualisation of Large Data Sets

News and Work in Progress

* P. Delmont & M. Torrilhon, 'Magnetohydrodynamical modeling and strongly coupled simulation of electric arc extinction in a simple electrical network: the non-convective case', to be submitted to J. Comp. Phys.
* P. Delmont & M. Torrilhon, 'Modeling of Electric Arcs: A Study of the Convective Case with Strong Coupling', In preparation

Academic Background

* 2001: I obtained a Master in Pure Mathematics (Cum Laude) at the KULeuven, Belgium. Thesis “Onvolledigheid en Onbeslisbaarheid” with Prof. Jan Denef. (English Translation: “Incompleteness and Undecidability”)
* 2010: I Obtained a PhD in Mathematics (at the Center for Mathematical Plasma Astrophysics, KULeuven, Belgium. Thesis: On regular shock refraction in Hydro- and ideal magnetohydrodynamics, with Prof. Rony Keppens

Publications:

  1. D. Wright, P. Delmont & M. Torrilhon, 'Modeling of Electric Arcs: A Study of the Non-Convective Case with Strong Coupling', Journal of Plasma Physics, available on CJO2013. doi:10.1017/S0022377813000317.
  2. P. Delmont, M. Torrilhon: Magnetohydrodynamical modeling and simulations of electric arc extinction in a network, CD-ROM Proceedings of the 6th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2012), September 10-14, 2012, Vienna, Austria, Eds.: Eberhardsteiner, J.; Böhm, H.J.; Rammerstorfer, F.G., Publisher: Vienna University of Technology, Austria, ISBN: 978-3-9502481-9-7
  3. P. Delmont & M. Torrilhon, 'Convective magnetohydrodynamical modeling and simulation of electric arcs' 2012, ECA P1.138
  4. R. Keppens, Z. Meliani, A.J. van Marle, P. Delmont, A. Vlasis, B. van der Holst, 'Parallel, grid-adaptive approaches for relativistic hydro and magnetohydrodynamics', 2012, J. Comput. Phys., 231, pp 718-744
  5. P. Delmont & R. Keppens, 'Parameter regimes for slow, intermediate and fast MHD shocks', 2011, J. Plas. Phys., 77, pp 207-229
  6. Peter Delmont, Supervisor: Rony keppens, 'On regular shock refraction in hydro- and ideal magnetohydrodynamics', 2010, PhD Thesis Free Download
  7. R. Keppens, P. Delmont & Z. Meliani, 'Shock refraction from classical to relativistic plasma environments', 2010, Advances in Plasma Physics, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium, Volume 274, 441-444
  8. P. Delmont & R. Keppens, 'Limiting parameter values for switch-on and switch-off shocks in ideal MHD', 2010, Acta Technica
  9. P. Delmont & R. Keppens, 'Rankine-Hugoniot conditions and intermediate MHD shocks', 2010, Proceedings 37th conference on Plasma Physics, EPS2010, June 21-15 2010, Dublin.
  10. P. Delmont & R. Keppens, 'Shock refraction in ideal MHD', 2010, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 216, 012007
  11. P. Delmont, R. Keppens, & B. van der Holst, `An exact Riemann solver based solution for regular shock refraction', 2009, J. Fluid Mech. 627, 33-53
  12. P. Delmont & R. Keppens, `An exact solution strategy for regular shock refraction at a density discontinuity', 2008, ECA 32D, D2.008

Talks and Seminars:

  1. P. Delmont, 'Modeling and simulation of electric arcs', presentation at CWI, Amsterdam, June 27th 2013
  2. P. Delmont & M. Torrilhon, “Simulation of electric arc extinction in a simple electrical network”, Seminar at the Institute for Exp. Physics V of Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Germany, december 5th 2012
  3. P. Delmont & M. Torrilhon, 'Magnetohydrodynamical modeling and simulations of electric arc extinction in a network' oral at ECCOMAS 2012, Vienna, Austria, 10-14 September 2012
  4. P. Delmont & M. Torrilhon, 'MHD modeling and simulation of electric arcs coupled to an electrical network', seminar at IPAM, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA, April 12th 2012
  5. P. Delmont & M. Torrilhon, 'Coupling electric arcs to an electrical network', Oral at 20 years of Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, Leuven, Belgium, 20-24 February 2012
  6. P. Delmont & M. Torrilhon, 'Magnetohydrodynamical modeling and simulation of electric arcs', seminar at MathCCES, Aachen, Germany, 2 February 2012
  7. P. Delmont & M. Torrilhon, 'Magnetohydrodynamical modeling and simulation of electric arcs', oral at ICCE 2011, Darmstadt, Germany, 4-6 October 2011
  8. P. Delmont & R. Keppens, 'Shock refraction as a Riemann Problem', seminar at MathCCES, Aachen, Germany, 25 November 2010.
  9. P. Delmont, 'On regular shock refraction in hydro- and ideal magnetohydrodynamics', PhD defense, Leuven, Belgium, 15 September 2010.
  10. Rony Keppens, Peter Delmont, Zakaria Meliani, 'Shock refraction from classical gas to relativistic plasma environments', oral at IAU Symposium 274 , Advances in Plasma Astrophysics, Giardini Naxos, Italy, 6-10 September 2010.
  11. P. Delmont & R. Keppens, 'Parameter regimes for intermediate MHD shocks', oral at SPPT 2010, Prague, Czech Republic, 14 june 2010.
  12. P. Delmont, 'Parameter ranges for intermediate MHD shocks', seminar at Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, Leuven, Belgium, 16 december 2009.
  13. P. Delmont & R. Keppens, 'An exact Riemann-solver strategy for regular shock refraction', oral at BIFD 2009, Nottingham, UK, 10-13 augustus 2009.
  14. P. Delmont & R Keppens, 'An exact Riemann-solver-based solution for regular shock refraction', oral at Belgian Physical Society General scientific meeting 2009, Hasselt, Belgium, 1 april 2009.
  15. P. Delmont, 'The Richtmyer-Meshkov Instability in 2D hydrodynamical flows', seminar at Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, Leuven, Belgium, 13 december 2007

Posters:

  1. P. Delmont & M. Torrilhon, 'Convective magnetohydrodynamical modeling and simulation of electric arcs', Poster at 39th European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics, July, 2-6, Stockholm, Sweden
  2. P. Delmont & R. Keppens, 'Regular shock refraction as a Riemann Problem', Poster Presentation at Advanced Magnetohydrodynamics Workshop, Lorentz Center, Leiden, the Netherlands, 13 april 2011.
  3. P. Delmont & R. Keppens, 'The Rankine-Hugoniot conditions and intermediate MHD shocks', poster at '37th EPS plasma physics conference', Dublin, Ireland, 21 june 2010.
  4. P. Delmont, & R. Keppens, 'Parameter ranges for intermediate MHD shocks', poster at '34th conference of the Dutch and Flemish Numerical Analysis Communities', Woudschoten, The Netherlands, 7-9 october 2009.
  5. R. Keppens, Z. Meliani, A. J. van Marle, P. Delmont & A. Vlasis, ' Multi-scale simulations with MPIAMRVAC', Poster at 'LMCC workshop on Modeling and simulations of multi-scale and multi-physics systems', Leuven, Belgium, 8-9 september 2009.
  6. P.Delmont & R. Keppens, 'Supression of the Richtmeyer-Meshkov instability in MHD', poster at 'internal kick-off meeting for the Leuven Mathematical Modeling and Computational Science Centre (LMCC)', Leuven, Belgium, 24 april 2008.
  7. P. Delmont, & R. Keppens, 'Supression of the Richtmeyer-Meshkov instability in MHD', poster at '33th conference of the Dutch and Flemish Numerical Analysis Communities', Woudschoten, The Netherlands, 8-10 october 2008. (Winner of the Poster Prize) Take a look
  8. P. Delmont & R. Keppens, 'An exact Riemann solver based solution for regular shock refraction', poster at '35th EPS plasma physics conference', Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, 9-13 june 2008.
  9. P. Delmont, & R. Keppens, 'Planar Richtmyer Meshkov instabilities in MHD', poster at '32th conference of the Dutch and Flemish Numerical Analysis Communities', Woudschoten, The Netherlands, 3-5 october 2007.
  10. P. Delmont, R. Keppens, B. van der Holst & Z. Meliani, 'Grid-adaptive approaches for computing magnetized plasma dynamics', poster at `JETSET school on Numerical MHD and instabilities', Torino, Italy, 8-13 January 2007.

Miscellaneous Workshops and Schools attended:

* JETSET school on Numerical MHD and instabilities, Torino, Italy, January 2007.
* KITWARE Developer's Training Week, Clifton Park, NY, USA, October 2007
* Solaire Postgraduate school: Computational Methods in Astrophysics, Bochum, Germany, March 2008.
* Solaire Postgraduate school: Visualisation of numerical Data, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2008.
* Advanced Magnetohydrodynamics Workshop, Leiden, the Netherlands, April 2011.
* Long program Computational Methods in High Energy Density Plasmas
March 12 - June 15, at Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

Reviews:

I have acted as a peer-reviewer for the following journals:

* Journal of Computational Physics
* Journal of Plasma Physics
* Acta Technica
* Applied Mathematics and Mechanics
* International Journal of Signal and Imaging Systems Engineering


Karma Police, Arrest this man, He talks in math, He buzzes like a fridge, He's like a detuned radio

Teaching:

Teaching at RWTH Aachen:

2012-2013:
# Mathematische Grundlagen III
# Mathematische Grundlagen IV

2010-2011:
# Mathematische Grundlagen III
# Mathematische Modelle in Natur- und Ingenieurwissenschaften (PDEs)

Teaching at K.U.Leuven, mostly mathematics for economical engineers.
2009-2010
# D0H10a Hogere Wiskunde I
# D0H11a Hogere Wiskunde II

2008-2009
# D0H10a Hogere Wiskunde I
# D0H11a Hogere Wiskunde II
# D0T00a Wiskunde voor Bedrijfseconomen

2007-2008
# D0H10a Hogere Wiskunde I
# D0H11a Hogere Wiskunde II

2006-2007
# D0H10a Hogere Wiskunde I
# D0H11a Hogere Wiskunde II

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