Argonne National Laboratory

Cosmin G. Petra

Asst. computational mathematician @ LANS @ MCS @ ANL

  • Address:
    Laboratory for Advanced Numerical Simulations (LANS)
    Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) Division
    Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
    9700 S. Cass Avenue, Bldg. 240
    Lemont, IL 60439, USA
  • Phone/Fax: (630) 252-6583 / (630) 252-5986
  • E-mail: username: petra   domain: mcs.anl.gov
Cosmin G. Petra

Appointments

  • 2012-present - Asst. computational mathematician, MCS Division, Argonne National Laboratory.
  • 2015-present - Adjunct Asst. Professor, School Of Natural Sciencies, University of California, Merced.
  • 2009-2012 - Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS Division, Argonne National Laboratory.

Education

  • 2006-2009 Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics - University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 2005-2006 M.S. in Applied Mathematics - University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1998-2002 B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science - Universitatea Babeş-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Awards

Research Interests

  • High-performance computing algorithms for large scale optimization
  • Optimization, control, and design under uncertainty
  • Scientific computing and extreme-scale computing
  • Uncertainty quantification

Recent publications

  • N. Petra, C. G. Petra, Z. Zhang, E. M. Constantinescu, and M. Anitescu, A Bayesian Approach for Parameter Estimation with Uncertainty for Dynamic Power Systems , submitted, 2016. ANL Preprint.
  • A Bayesian Approach for Parameter Estimation with Uncertainty for Dynamic Power Systems, submitted, 2016. ANL Preprint.
  • C. G. Petra, F. A. Potra, A Homogeneous Model for Monotone Mixed Horizontal Linear Complementarity Problems, submitted to SIAM Journal on Optimization, 2015. ANL preprint.
  • C. G. Petra, V. M. Zavala, E. N. Ruiz, M. Anitescu, Economic Impacts of Wind Covariance Estimation on Power Grid Operations. submitted to IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 2015. ANL preprint.
  • J. Huchette, M. Lubin, C. G. Petra, Parallel algebraic modeling for stochastic optimization. The First Workshop for High Performance Technical Computing in Dynamic Languages (HPTCDL), Supercomputing 2014. ANL preprint.
  • C. G. Petra, Olaf Schenk, M. Lubin, K. Gaertner. An augmented incomplete factorization approach for computing the Schur complement in stochastic optimization. SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 36-2, pages C139-C162, 2014. DOI.
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