B. Riviere

Beatrice Riviere

Noah G. Harding Chair
Department Chair
Computational and Applied Mathematics Department
Rice University

Research Interests

  • Numerical Analysis: methods for solving partial differential equations, Discontinuous Galerkin (DG) methods, Error analysis and development of hp adaptive software for DG method, large scale computings
  • Porous media: flow and transport, multiphase multicomponent flow, poroelasticity, modeling at different scales: field, Darcy, pore-scale..
  • Mathematical modeling of biological processes: blood flow, congenital heart defect, data analytics for ECGs, intestinal edema formation, muscle contractility, cell motility, inflammatory response
  • CFD: Stokes flow, Navier-Stokes flow
  • Multiphysics problems: coupled Navier-Stokes and Darcy, Stokes and Darcy and coupled with transport
  • Others: viscoelastic fluids and solids, acoustic and elastic waves


    Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Solving Elliptic and Parabolic Equations: Theory and Implementation. SIAM 2008. ISBN-10: 089871656X.
    Available at SIAM. Part of SIAM Bestsellers. Download errata here.

    Computational Optimization and Modeling of Porous Media in CAAM

  • COMP-M : research group centered around porous media.

  • Young Summer Math Days for high-school students

  • Summer Math Days: Come and spend a few days learning about interesting Mathematics in everyday life!

  • Topic course in numerical differential equations for graduate students

  • CAAM 652 meets weekly (every Wednesday from 10am to 10:50am in DH 3076).

  • Finite Element Rodeo Conferences

  • Annual conference for finite element community.

  • Riviere's Google Scholar entry
  • Riviere's Microsoft Academic entry

  • Contact Information
    Computational & Applied Mathematics Department
    Rice University
    6100 Main Street, MS-134
    Houston, TX 77005-1892
    Tel: (713) 348-4094
    Email: riviere at caam dot rice dot edu