Suzanne L. Weekes


place: Trinadad-Tobago

B.S, Mathematics, Indiana University, 1989; M.S, Applied Mathematics, The University of Michigan, 1990

Ph.D, Mathematics and Scientific Computing, The University of Michigan, 1995

Associate Professor Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Dr. Weekes has been on the faculty of WPI since 1998.


Areas of mathematical interest: Numerical Analysis; Computational Fluid Dynamics; Porous Media Flow; Hyperbolic Conservation Laws; Shock Capturing Schemes

  1. K. A. Lurie, S. L. Weekes, Effective and Averaged Energy Densities in One-Dimensional Wave Propagation through Spatio-Temporal Dielectric Laminates with Negative Effective Values of epsilon and mu, in Nonlinear Analysis and Applications: To V. Lakshmikantham on His 80th Birthday, edited by R. Agarwal and D. O'Regan, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004, pp. 767--789.
  2. S. L. Weekes, A Dispersive Effective Equation for Wave Propagation through Dynamic Laminates, in Wave Motion, 38 (2003), pp. 25-41.
  3. S. L. Weekes, A Stable Scheme for the Numerical Computation of Long Wave Propagation in Temporal Laminates, in Journal of Computational Physics, 176 (2002), pp. 345--362
  4. S.L. Weekes, Numerical computation of Wave Propagation in Dynamic Materials, Applied Numerical Mathematics, 37 (2001), pp. 417-440.
  5. R. Ewing, S.L. Weekes, Numerical methods for contaminant transport in porous media, Advances in Computational Mathematics, Z. Chen, Y. Li, C.A. Micchelli, Y. Xu, eds., Lecture Notes in Pure and Applied Mathematics, 202 (1999), pp. 75-96, Marcel Dekker
  6. Ewing, J. Wang, S. L. Weekes, On the simulation of multicomponent gas flow in porous media, Applied Numerical Mathematics, Applied Numerical Mathematics, 31 (1999), pp. 405--427.
  7. S. L. Weekes, A Novel Scheme for the Navier-Stokes Equations, Iterative Methods in Scientific Computations , J. Wang, M. Allen, B. Chen, T. Mathew, eds., IMACS Series in Computational and Applied Math., 4 (1998), pp. 313-318.
  8. S.L. Weekes, The Travelling Wave Scheme for The Navier-Stokes Equations, SIAM Journal of Numerical Analysis, 35 (1998), pp. 1249-1270.

Reference. Dr. Weekes web page; mathscinet


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