Research Interests

​• Compressible fluid dynamics

• High-order accurate spatial discretization

• Nonlinear stability (entropy stability)

• Turbulent flows

• Scientific computing

• High performance computing

• Aerodynamics

• Dense gas flows


Selected Publications

  • Towards an entropy stable spectral element framework for computational fluid dynamics,
    Carpenter, M. H., Parsani M., E. J. Nielsen, Fisher T. C..
    AIAA 2016-1058, . , (2016)
  • Entropy stable wall boundary conditions for the three-dimensional compressible Navier-Stokes equations
    Parsani, M., Carpenter, M. H., and Nielsen, E. J
    Journal of Computational Physics, 292(1): 88-113, (2015)
  • Entropy stable discontinuous interface coupling for the three-dimensional compressible Navier-Stokes equations
    Parsani, M., Carpenter, M. H., and Nielsen, E. J.
    Journal of Computational Physics, 290(1): 132-138, (2015)
  • Optimized explicit Runge-Kutta schemes for the spectral difference method applied to wave propagation problems
    Parsani, M., Ketcheson, D. I., Deconinck, W.
    SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 35(2): A957-A986, (2013)
  • High-order wave propagation algorithms for hyperbolic systems
    Ketcheson, D.I, Parsani, M., LeVeque, R. J.
    SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 35(1): A351-A377, (2013)
  • An implicit high-order spectral difference approach for large eddy simulations
    Parsani, M., Ghorbaniasl, G., Lacor, C., Turkel, E.
    Journal of Computational Physics, 229(14): 5373-5393, , (2010)
  • Implicit LU-SGS algorithm for high-order methods on unstructured grid with p-multigrid strategy for solving the ste...
    Parsani, M., Van den Abeele, K., Lacor, C., Turkel, E.
    Journal of Computational Physics, 229(3): 828-850, (2010)

Education Profile

  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, November 2010
  • M.Sc. Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, December 2006

Professional Profile

  • ​​​NASA Postdoctoral Fellow, NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC), Hampton, Virginia, US, 2013-2015
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Applied Mathematics and Computational Science, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, 2011-2012

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • ​​​Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
  • American Mathematical Society (AMS)
  • The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

Awards

  • ​​​​NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship (NASA Science Directorate), USA, August 2012
  • INRIA Research Fellowship, France, August 2012

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​Extreme Computing Research Center, Applied Mathematics and Computational Science