Dr. Wagner Muniz
||Alan Turing Building 1.130|
|Email:||Wagner.Muniz [at] manchester.ac.uk|
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University of Manchester
Oxford Road Manchester M13 9PL UK
- Research Associate, School
Mathematics, University of
Manchester, UK, 2007-present. Focus on x-ray CT reconstruction
airport security and process tomography with Bill Lionheart's
- Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute for
Algebra and Geometry, University of Karlsruhe,
2004-2007. Focus on fast local 3D imaging from electromagnetic
scattered data with Andreas
Kirsch's group (see Humin/MD
- Ph.D., Applied
Mathematics, University of
Delaware, USA, 2004. Advisor: David L. Colton.
- M.Sc., Applied
Mathematics, UFRGS, Brazil,
1999. Advisor: Julio C.R. Claeyssen.
Co-advisors: Haroldo F.C.
Velho and Fernando
- B.Sc., Mathematics, UFRGS,
Research interestsInverse problems, scattering theory, integral equations and numerical analysis. In particular
- Inverse acoustic and electromagnetic scattering theory;
- Sampling and factorization methods for inverse problems;
- Electromagnetic induction;
- Computational electromagnetism and acoustics;
- Discontinuous Galerkin finite element methods;
- Regularization techniques for inverse ill-posed problems;
- Inverse heat transfer and;
- X-ray tomography and photon scattering.
Past workshops in Manchester
Wave scattering workshop, 23-24 June 2008. Two days discussing fast algorithms in inverse scattering, numerical methods for high-frequency problems, and multiple scattering theory. Organized by Timo Betcke, Wagner Muniz and William Parnell.
Tomography workshop, 30 June-1 July 2008. Two days discussing various aspects of tomographic image reconstruction with people from inverse problems and numerical linear algebra, as well as practicioners. Organized by Marta Betcke, Bill Lionheart, Wagner Muniz and Phil Withers.
of buried obstacles with sampling methods, XVIII International Workshop on
Electromagnetic Induction in the Earth, Spain, pp. 48-51, 2006
(with A. Kirsch).
and dissipative properties of
finite element methods for the second order wave equation, J. Sci. Comput. 27, no. 1, pp. 5-40, 2006 (with M. Ainsworth and P.
- A modified linear sampling method valid
for all frequencies and an application to the inverse inhomogeneous
medium problem, Proc. Appl. Math. Mech. 5, pp. 689-690, 2005.
- A sampling method for detecting buried objects using electromagnetic scattering, Inverse Problems 21, pp. 2035-2050, 2005 (with B. Gebauer, M. Hanke, A. Kirsch, W. Muniz, C. Schneider).
- A Modified Linear Sampling Method valid for all Frequencies. Ph.D. Thesis in Applied Mathematics, University of Delaware, USA, 2004.
reconstruction using an Entropy-based regularization method, Advances
in Computational Heat
II (Edited by G. De Vahl Davis and E. Leonardi), Begell
House, New York, Vol. 1, pp. 485-491, 2001 (with F.M. Ramos, H.F. de Campos Velho and J.C. Carvalho).
- Entropy- and Tikhonov-based regularization techniques applied to the backwards heat equation, Comp. Math. Appl. 40, no. 8-9, pp. 1071-1084, 2000 (with F.M. Ramos and H.F. Campos Velho).
- An Inverse Heat Conduction Problem using Regularization Methods. M.Sc. Thesis in Applied Mathematics, Federal University of Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil, 1999 (in Portuguese).
Teaching in Manchester
Semester 1, 2008/2009:
- Lecturing Course
2P0 on Laplace Transform and Vector Calculus in
- Supervisor for MATH01222 Calculus and Applications. Students should alternatively check The Mathematics Resource Centre which will be for 20 hours per week during semester 2.