Cristóbal E. Castro personal web page

Contact Information
Universidad de Tarapacá (UTA), Campus Saucache,
Edificio de Ingeniería Mecánica
Casilla 6-D, Arica, Chile
phone: +56-58-2205544
email: ccastro AT , ccastro AT
url 1: School of Mechanical Engineering at UTA
url 2: Google scholar
url 3: LinkedIn
url 4: ResearchGate

Teaching 2016-1:


Last publications: PDF

  1. C. E. Castro, J. Behrens, and C. Pelties, "Optimization of the ADER-DG method in GPU applied to linear hyperbolic PDEs" Int. J. Numer. Meth. Fluids, 2016; 81:195-219, doi
  2. E. F. Toro, C.E. Castro and B. J. Lee, "A novel numerical flux for the 3D Euler equations with general equation of state", J. Comput. Phys. 2015; 303: 80–94, doi
  3. E. Lazo, E. Saavedra, F. Humire, C. E. Castro and F. Cortés, "Localization properties of transmission lines with generalized Thue-Morse distribution of inductances" Eur. Phys. J. B, 2015; 88:216, doi
  4. C. E. Castro and E. F. Toro, "Roe-type Riemann solvers for general hyperbolic systems" Int. J. Numer. Meth. Fluids, 2014; 75:467-486, doi
  5. Bok Jik Lee, E. F. Toro, C. E. Castro and N. Nikiforakis, "Adaptive Osher-type scheme for the Euler equations with highly nonlinear equations of state". J. Comput. Phys. 2013; 246: 165-183, doi
  6. G. Montecinos, C. E. Castro, M. Dumbser and E.F. Toro, "Comparison of solvers for the generalized Riemann problem for hyperbolic systems with source terms", J. Comput. Phys. 2012; 231(19):6472-6494, doi
  7. C. E. Castro, E.F. Toro and M. Käser, "ADER scheme on unstructured meshes for shallow water: simulation of tsunami waves", Geophys. J. Int. 2012; 189(3): 1505-1520, doi

Previous work:

  1. CRG Numerical Methods in Geosciences
  2. SeisSol: High resolution simulation of seismic wave propagation in realistic media with complex geometry

Education: CV

  • Doctoral degree: Environmental engineering, University of Trento
    Thesis: High Order ADER FV/DG Numerical Methods for Hyperbolic Equations PDF
  • Master degree: Departamento de ingeniería mecánica y metalurgia, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
    Thesis: Numerical instabilities in the simulation of a rocket motor (In Spanish)
  • Engineer degree: Departamento de ingeniería mecánica y metalurgia, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
    Title: Mechanical Engineer