Bill Barth

Bill Barth, Ph.D.

Director of Future Technologies


Bill joined TACC in 2003 as a Research Associate in the High Performance Computing Group. Before coming to TACC he was involved in many Assistantships at The University of Texas both prior to and during working towards his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering.

Areas of Research

Finite Element Methods

Fluid Mechanics

High-Performance Parallel Computing

Current Projects

Enhancing HPC Research Using Clusters

Scalability & Performance Optimization Team- SPOT

UT Grid Project

Procedural Visualization of Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulations

Selected Publications

W. Barth, G. F. Carey. "Extension of the CHT-01 Natural Convection Benchmark Problem to Non-Newtonian Fluids". Proceedings of ICHMT '04. Norway. 2004

G. F. Carey, W. Barth, J. Woods, B. Kirk, M. Anderson, S. Chow, and W. Bangerth. "Modeling error and constitutive relations in simulation of flow and transport". IJNMF, 2003. Submitted.

G. F. Carey, R. McLay, G. Bicken, and W. Barth. "Parallel Finite Element Solution of 3D Raleigh-Benard-Marangoni Flows". IJNMF, vol. 31, pp. 3752. 1999.

Speaking Engagements/Conference Participation

International Conference on Heat and Mass Transfer '04. Speaker. Panel Member. Norway. April 19-24, 2004.

US National Congress on Computational Mechanics. Speaker. Albuquerque, NM. July 2003.

International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Speaker. Sydney, Australia. June, 2003.


B.S., Aerospace Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin

Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin

Memberships/Professional Affiliations

Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)