Ricardo Ruiz Baier

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

New mixed methods for interface problems in continuum mechanics; Mathematical modelling of large deformation and perfusion processes in biomechanics


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Research interests

Ricardo works on the design and analysis of numerical methods for partial differential equations. His areas of interest and expertise also include fundamental topics in scientific computing, as well as a number of applications such as multiphase flow and transport in porous media and cardiac electromechanics 


Before joining Monash, Ricardo spent four years as Lecturer in Numerical Analysis at the Mathematical Institute of the University of Oxford. Previously, he was a Senior Reasearcher at the University of Lausanne, and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne 

Education/Academic qualification

Mathematical Engineering, Doctoral degree, Universidad de Concepcion (University of Concepcion)

Award Date: 20 Dec 2008

External positions

Associate Researcher, Sechenov University

18 Sep 2018 → …

Research area keywords

  • Numerical analysis of PDEs
  • Finite element and finite volume methods
  • Mixed and augmented formulations
  • Error estimation and adaptivity
  • Saddle-point problems
  • Sedimentation-consolidation processes
  • Cardiac electromechanics
  • Interface problems


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