Pavel Borisovich Ryzhakov
Born in 1982 in Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Research engineer, associate research professor at the International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), Barcelona, Spain
Former lecturer at Universidad Internacional de Catalunya (UIC)
Former lecturer at the Politechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and TecnoCampus Mataro
Accredited by ANECA (Agencia Nacional de Evaluación de la Calidad y Acreditación) as Profesor Contratado Doctor (08/05/2016)
Accredited by AQU (Agència per a la Qualitat del Sistema Universitari de Catalunya): "Acreditació de recerca (professorat agregat)"
Accredited by AQU (Agència per a la Qualitat del Sistema Universitari de Catalunya): "Professor lector"
Structural analysis III (UPC) - MSc course
Mathematics I (UIC) - undergrad level course
Modelling and simulation (TecnoCampus Mataro) - undergrad level course
Engineering materials (TecnoCampus Mataro) - undergrad level course
Supervised 2 PhD thesis (one ongoing and one completed) and 4 MSc theses (all completed)
2006-2010 - PhD, Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
2004-2006 - Master of Science with Honors in Computational Mechanics, TU Munich, Germany.
1999-2003 - Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Karlsruhe, Germany.
1999 - graduated from the School of Physics and Technology in Saint-Petersburg at Russian Academy of Science
25. P. Ryzhakov On the relevance of accounting for fluid-structure interaction effects in the numerical studies of type B aortic dissection, Biomed. Jour. of Scien. & Tech. Research (2019), DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2019.16.002852
24. J. Marti, P. Ryzhakov. An explicit-implicit finite element model for the numerical solution of incompressible Navier-Stokes equations on moving grids, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, DOI: 10.1016/j.cma.2019.03.007.
23. J. Marti, P. Ryzhakov. An explicit/implicit Runge-Kutta-based PFEM model for the simulation of thermally coupled incompressible flows (2019), Computational Particle Mechanics,DOI: 10.1007/s40571-019-00229-0.
22. A. Jarauta, P. Ryzhakov, M. Secanell, J. Pons. An implicit surface tension model for the analysis of droplet dynamics (2018), Computational Physics, Volume 374, pp. 1196-1218
21. P. Ryzhakov, J. Marti. A Semi-Explicit Multi-Step Method for Solving Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations. Applied Sciences (SI: Mechanical Engineering) (2018), 8 (1), 119-127, doi:10.3390/app8010119.
20. A. Jarauta, P. Ryzhakov. Challenges in Computational Modeling of Two-Phase Transport in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells Flow Channels: A Review. Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering (2018), Volume 25, Issue 4, pp 1027–1057, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11831-017-9243-2.
19. PB Ryzhakov, E Oñate. A finite element model for fluid–structure interaction problems involving closed membranes, internal and external fluids. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (2017), 326, 422-445.
18. P. Ryzhakov, J. Marti, S. Idelsohn, E. Oñate. Fast fluid-structure interaction simulations using a displacement-based finite element model equipped with an explicit streamline integration prediction, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 315, pp. 1080–1097, DOI: 10.1016/j.cma.2016.12.003.
17. P. Ryzhakov, J. García, E. Oñate. Lagrangian finite element model for the 3D simulation of glass forming processes, Computers and Structures 177 (2016) 126–140.
16. P. Ryzhakov. An axisymmetric PFEM formulation for bottle forming simulation, Computational Particle Mechanics, Vol. 4/1, pp. 3-12 (2017), DOI: 10.1007/s40571-016-0114-7
15. P. Ryzhakov, A. Jarauta, M. Secanell, J.Pons-Prats. On the application of the PFEM to droplet dynamics modeling in fuel cells, Journal of Computational Particle Mechanics (CPM), DOI 10.1007/s40571-016-0112-9, (2017), Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 285–295
14. A. Jarauta, P. Ryzhakov, M. Secanell, P. Waghmare, J.Pons-Prats. Numerical study of droplet dynamics in a polymer electrolyte fuel cell gas channel using an embedded Eulerian-Lagrangian approach, Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 323 (2016) pp. 201-212
13. P. Ryzhakov and A. Jarauta. An embedded approach for immiscible multi-fluid problems, Int. Jour. for Num. Methods in Fluids (IJNMF), 21/10/2015, DOI 10.1002/fld.4190, Volume 81, Issue 6, pp. 357–376 (impact factor: 1.447)
12. P. Ryzhakov. A modified fractional step method for fluid-structure interaction problems, accepted in Revista Intern. Met. Num. Ing. (RIMNI), 17/09/2015, DOI 10.106/j.rimni.2015.09.002
11. A. Jarauta, M. Secanell, J. Pons-Prats, P. Ryzhakov, S. Idelsohn, E. Oñate. A semi-analytical model for droplet dynamics on the GDL surface of a PEM fuel cell cathode, Int. J. Hydrogen Eneergy, 40 (15), pp. 5375-5383, 2015
10. P. Ryzhakov, J. Cotela, R. Rossi, E. Oñate. A two-step monolithic method for efficient simulation of incompressible flows, Int. Jour, for Num. Methds. in Fluids, Vol. 74, Issue 12 (2014) pp. 919–934.
9. E. Oñate, J. Marti, P. Ryzhakov, R. Rossi, S. Idelsohn. Analysis of the melting, burning and flame spread of polymers with the Particle Finite Element Method. Computer Assisted Methods in Engineering and Science. 20 - 3, pp. 165 - 184. 2013.
8. P. Ryzhakov, R. Rossi, A. Viña, E. Oñate. Modelling and simulation of the sea-landing of aerial vehicles using the Particle Finite Element Method. Int. Journal of Ocean Engineering, Vol. 66 (2013), pp. 92–100
7. J. Marti, P. Ryzhakov, S. Idelsohn, E. Oñate. Combined Eulerian-PFEM approach for analysis of polymers in fire situations, Int. Jour. for Num. Methds. in Eng. (IJNME) Vol. 90-9, pp. 782-801, 2012
6. P. Ryzhakov, R. Rossi, E. Oñate, S. Idelsohn. Improving mass conservation in simulation of incompressible flows, Int. Jour. for Num.Methds. in Eng. (IJNME) Vol. 90-12, pp. 1435-1451
5. P. Ryzhakov, R. Rossi, E. Oñate. An algorithm for the simulation of thermally coupled low speed flow problems, Int. Jour. Num. Meth. in Fluids (IJNMF) Vol. 70-1, pp. 1-19, 2012.
4. P.B. Ryzhakov, R. Rossi, S. Idelsohn, E.Oñate. A monolithic Lagrangian approach for fluid-structure interaction problems, Journal of Computational Mechanics, Vol. 46-6, pp. 883-899, 2010
3. R. Rossi, P. B. Ryzhakov, E. Oñate. A monolithic FE formulation for the analysis of membranes in fluids, International Journal of Spatial Structures, Vol. 24-4, pp. 205-210, 2009
Books and book chapters:
2. Lagrangian finite element methods for coupled problems in fluid mechanics, authors: P. Ryzhakov, E. Oñate, R. Rossi, S. Idelsogn. Monograph. M121, CIMNE, 2010, ISBN 978-84-96736-97-9
1. Advances in the Particle Finite Element method (PFEM) for solving coupled problems in engineering, authors: E. Oñate, S.R. Idelsohn, M.A. Celigueta, R. Rossi, J. Marti, J.M. Carbonell, Pavel Ryzhakov and B. Suárez. A E. Oñate and R. Owen (eds.), Particle-Based Methods, Computational Methods in Applied Sciences, Vol. 25, pp 1-49, Springer, 2011.
Selected conference Papers:
c40. OPENFOAM DNS FOR CONSTRUCTING A BOUNDARY LAYER DATABASE FOR THE PSEUDO-DNS MODEL. S. Idelsohn, A. Larreteguy, N. Nigro, J. Gimenez, P. Ryzhakov. P. Caron. ENIEF 2019, XXIV Congreso sobre Métodos Numéricos y sus Aplicaciones 5 al 7 de Noviembre de 2019, Santa Fe, Argentina
c39. Flujos de fluidos turbulentos: una forma diferente de aproximarlos, J. Gimenez, S. Idelsohn, A. Larreteguy, N. Nigro, P. Ryzhakov. Congreso Argentino de Aeronáutica el Miércoles, 20-22/11/2018, Cordoba (Argentina).
c38. A new implicit finite element model for the analysis of droplet dynamics, A. Jarauta, P. Ryzhakov, J. Pons-Prats, M. Secanell, DFD 2018 (71 Annual Meeting of American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics), November 18-20, 2018, Atlanta.
c37. DNS OF COUETTE FLOW AT LOW REYNOLDS NUMBERS USING OPENFOAM (FOR OBTAINING EFFECTIVE VISCOSITIES FOR A NEW TURBULENT MODEL), A. Larreteguy, S. Idelsohn, , N. Nigro, J. Gimenez, P. Ryzhakov. XII Argentine Congress on Computational Mechanics (MECOM2018), 6-9 November, 2017, Tucuman, Argentina
c36. A new Turbulence Model based on Lagrangian Flows and Multi-Scale Homogenization, S. Idelsohn, N. Nigro, J. Gimenez, P. Ryzhakov, 6th European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM 6), 7 th European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (ECFD7), 11–15 June, 2018, Glasgow, UK
c35. Direct Numerical Simulation in CFD via Lagrangian Formulations and Multi-Scale Homogenization, S. Idelsohn, A. Larreteguy, N. Nigro, J. Gimenez, P. Ryzhakov, Workshop on Advances in Numerical Methods for Simulation, Optimization, and Uncertainty Quantification of Coupled Physics Problems, April 23-24, 2018 Boulder, USA.
c34. An apropos FE model for analysis of closed membranes interacting with internal and surrounding fluids, P. Ryzhakov and E. Oñate, Structural Membranes 2017, October 9-11 2017, Munich.
c33. Lagrangian FE model for glass manufacturing simulation, P. Ryzhakov and M.-A. Celigueta, Jornada de Simulación de procesos de vidrio, IQS, 10 May 2017, Barcelona.
c32. A displacement-based fluid-structure interaction model equipped with explicit streamline integration of nodal positions for alleviating time step restrictions, P. Ryzhakov, J. Marti, S. Idelsohn, E. Oñate, Congreso en Métods Numericos en Ingeniería CMN-2017, 3-5 July, Valencia, Spain.
c31. Embedded Eulerian-Lagrangian two-phase modelling of inkjet printing, A. Jarauta, P. Ryzhakov, M. Secanell, J. Pons Prats, Coupled Problems 2017 (June 12-14, 2017), Rhodes Island, Greece
c30. Multiphase water transport in polymer electrolyte fuel cells: From phase change induced flow to droplet dynamics M. Secanell, M. Sabharwal, J. Zhou, A. Jarauta, A. Putz, P. Ryzhakov and J. Pons-Prats, Coupled Problems 2017 (June 12-14, 2017), Rhodes Island, Greece
c29. Numerical study of roughness and contact angle effects on water transport in a gas channel, A. Jarauta, T. Chan, A. Weber, P. Ryzhakov, J. Pons, M. Secanell, 231 ECS (Electro Chemical Society) Meeting, New Orleans, USA, May 28-June 2, 2017.
c28. Two-phase transport in microchannels under different injection conditions, authors: P.B. Ryzhakov, A. Jarauta, J. Pons-Prats and M. Secanell, EFMC11 (11th European Fluid Mechanics congress), Seville, 11-16 September, 2016
c27. Numerical model of droplet dynamics using an embedded PFEM-Eulerian formulation, A. Jarauta, P.B. Ryzhakov, J. Pons-Prats and M. Secanel, Particle Methods 2015, Barcelona, Spain, 28-30 September 2015
c26. Modelling and simulation of counter blow and final blow processes in bottle manufacturing, authors: P. Ryzhakov, J. García-Espinosa, E. Oñate. Particle Methods 2015, Barcelona, Spain, 28-30 September 2015
c25. An embedded approach for immiscible multi-fluid problems, authors: P. Ryzhakov and A. Jarauta, WCM2015, San Servolo, Venice, Italy, 18-20 May 2015
c24. Numerical model of droplet dynamics using an embedded formulation, authors: A. Jarauta, P.B. Ryzhakov, J. Pons-Prats and M. Secanell, WCM2015, San Servolo, Venice, Italy, 18-20 May 2015
c23. Embedded approaches: towards the virtual wind tunnel, R. Rossi; A. Larese, P. Dadvand, M. Davari, P. Ryzhakov.CMN 2015, Lisboa, Portugal, 29/06-02/07, 2015.
c22. Numerical modelling of droplet dynamics in PEMFC cathode channels, authors: A. Jarauta, P.B. Ryzhakov, J. Pons-Prats and M. Secanell, 12th Symposium for Fuel Cell and Battery Modeling and Experimental Validation, Freiburg (Germany), 26-27 Mach 2015
c21. Numerical modelling of droplet dynamics using an embedded formulation, A. Jarauta, P.B. Ryzhakov, J. Pons-Prats and M. Secanell, VI International Conference on Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering, San Servolo, Venice (Italy), 18-20 May 2015.
c20. Numerical model of droplet dynamics using an embedded PFEM-Eulerian formulation, A. Jarauta, P.B. Ryzhakov, J. Pons-Prats and M. Secanell: IV Conference on Particle-Based Methods, Barcelona (Spain).
c19. Numerical model of droplet dynamics on the GDL surface of a PEM fuel cell cathode, A. Jarauta, P.B. Ryzhakov, J. Pons-Prats and M. Secanell, 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics 2014, 20-24/07/2014, Barcelona
c18. A semi-analytical model for droplet dynamics on the GDL surface of a PEM fuel cell cathode, A. Jarauta, P.B. Ryzhakov, J. Pons-Prats, M. Secanell, S. Idelsohn, E. Oñate, EHEC 2014, 12-14/03/2014, Seville, Spain.
c17. How to speed-up an incompressible monolithic solver, authors: P. Ryzhakov, J. Cotela, R. Rossi, E. Oñate, CMN 2013, Bilbao, Spain, June 25-28, 2013
c16. Efficient tools and techniques for high-performance partitioned analysis of complex coupled systems, authors: Rossi, R.; Ryzhakov, P.; Cotela, J.; Dadvand, P.; Idelsohn, S.R.; Oñate, E., ECOMMAS 2012, September 10-14, Vienna, Austria
c15. Adaptive refinement and element division in GiD/KRATOS, authors: P. Ryzhakov, R. Rossi. 6th conference on advances and applications of GiD, Barcelona, 10-11/05/2012.
c14. Fluid-structure Interaction Analisys of Thin Membranes with FEM, authors: Pavel Ryzhakov; Eugenio Oñate; Riccardo Rossi, Structural MEMBRANES 2011, 05-07/10/2011, Barcelona, Spain.
c13. Advances in the Particle Finite Element Method for FSI: a modified fractional step approach, authors: P. B. Ryzhakov, R. Rossi, E. Oñate, full paper, PARTICLES-2011, Barcelona, Spain, Conference proceedings, 2011
c12. A modified fractional step approach: P. Ryzhakov, E. Oñate, R. Rossi, CMM 2011, 09-12/05/2011 Warsaw, Poland, Conference proceedings, pp. 437-438.
c11. Lagrangian FE methods for coupled problems in fluid mechanics, authors: P. Ryzhakov, GRACM 2011 (7th international congress in computational mechanics)/1st ECCOMAS PhD Olympiade, 25-26/05/2011, Athens, Greece.
c10.Thermo-mechanical problems: Eulerian-Lagrangian approach within Kratos-GiD, authors: Pavel Ryzhakov; Riccardo Rossi; Eugenio Oñate, 5th conference on advances and applications of GiD, 25-26/05/2010, Barcelona, Spain
c9. Advances in the Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM) for Fluid-Structure Interaction, authors: P. B. Ryzhakov, R. Rossi, E. Oñate extended abstract, PARTICLES-2009, Barcelona, Spain, Conference proceedings, pp. 250-254, 2009
c8. An algorithm for polymer melting simulation, P. B. Ryzhakov, R. Rossi, E. Oñate, conference proceedings METNUM-2009, Barcelona, Spain, 29/06/2009-02/08/2009
c7. Strongly coupled approach for the treatment of the fluid-structure interaction problems involving highly deformable solids and shells, R. Rossi, P. Ryzhakov, E.Oñate, IASSIACM 2008: “Spanning Nano to Mega” 2831 May 2008, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, pp-1 -4
c6. Quasi-incompressible updated lagrangian fluid and monolithic formulation for the the fluid-structure interaction problems involving highly deformable solids, Conference proceedings, WCCM8/ECCOMAS 2008, Venice Italy, 30/06/2008-04/07/2008, Pavel B. Ryzhakov, R. Rossi, S. Idelsohn and E. Oñate
c5. Monolithic approach for the solution of the FSI problems using updated lagrangian formulation of the fluid domain, conference proceedings, GACM'07, Munich, Germany, 10-12/10/2007, P. Ryzhakov, R. Rossi, S.Idelsohn, E. Oñate
c4. A Monolithic FE Formulation for the Analysis of Membranes in Fluids, conference proceedings, Structural Membranes 2007, Barcelona, Spain, 17-19/09/2007. Authors: P. Ryzhakov, R. Rossi, S.Idelsohn, E. Oñate
c3. Updated lagrangian formulation of the quasi-incompressible fluid element,conference proceedings, ECCOMMAS 2007 on Coupled Problems, Ibiza, Spain, 23-26/05/2007, Authors: P. Ryzhakov, R. Rossi, S.Idelsohn, E. Oñate
c2. On the FSI in combustion chambers, conference proceedings, ECCOMMAS 2007 on Coupled Problems, Ibiza, Spain, 23-26/05/2007, P. Ryzhakov, M. Porta, R. Rossi, T. Shoenfeld
c1. On the application of adaptive mesh refinement to the Particle Finite Element Method, conference proceedings (full paper) First south-east european conference in Computational Mechanics, SEECCM06, Authors: P. Ryzhakov and R. Rossi
Projects with industry:
COMETAD: Desarrollo de técnicas computacionales y experimentales para el análisis y el diseño de polímeros retardantes al fuego: 2015-2018
ULITES: Ultra-lightweight structures with integrated photovoltaic solar cells: design, analysis, testing and application to an emergency shelter prototype, 2013-2015 present
Numerical analysis of a FUEL SLOSHING TANK (CN-11-024) in cooperation with European Space Agency (ESA), 2011-2012
Balanced European Conservation Approach – ICT services for resource saving in social housing, 2011-2013
“Sea-landing studies of the intermediate eXperimental Vehicle IXV using the Particle Finite Element Method” in cooperation with CIMSA Ingeneria de Sistemas S.A. , 2007-2008
FLUISTCOM: Fluid-structure interaction for combustion chambers, in cooperation with Siemens AG and DLR, 2006-2008
T-SIMULAS: Desarrollo de nuevas TEcnologías de SIMULación de procesos de fabricación para inyección de Aluminio SemiSólido
NICOMP: Computational research to support the development of swimming and hovering underwater unmanned vehicles (UUV) by NRL
PhD thesis: "Lagrangian FE methods for coupled problems in fluid mechanics"
MSc thesis: "Error estimation and adaptivity in fluid mechanics"
BSc thesis: "Design and validation of an experimental set-up for investigation of cavitation erosion"
2017 - Juan Carlos Simó (young investigator) prize awarded by Spanish Society for Numerical Methods in Engineering (SEMNI)
2017 - José Castillejo mobility grant for an academic stay at University of Alberta (Canada), awarded by Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport
2015 - Europa Investigación grant by the Spanish Ministry of Education
2013 - Juan de la Cierva (FPD) post-doctoral grant by Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness
2006 - Marie Curie Scholarship for pursuing doctoral studies
2004 - Elected to Bavarian Graduate School of Computational Engineering, Elite Student Network of Bavaria, Germany
2003 - Youth and Knowledge Scholarship award (for pursuing MSc studies)
1999 - Carl von Siemens Scholarship award (for pursuing BSc studies)
1999 - Award at the conference of Young Scientists for the work "Unusual defects on the surface of single crystalline SiC", Moscow
Internship at CERFACS, Toulouse, 2006
Industrial internships (Siemens AG, Germany, Russia) (6 months)
Summer school "Computational Science", Sud Tirol, 2005 (2 weeks)
Business Training, Erlangen, Germany, 2003
Memberships and Organizational activities:
Member of EUROMECH (European Mechanics Societty)
Member of the Spanish Society for Numerical Methods in Engineering (SEMNI)
Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal for Mechanical Engineering Research
Member of Bavarian Graduate School of Computational Engineering (BGCE) Elitenetzwerk Bayern, Germany
Peer reviewer of Computer Methods in Applied Mechanical Engineering Journal (CMAME), Micromachines, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Computational Particle Mechanics
CFD, multi-physics, fluid-structure interaction, compressible flows
Literature of modernist writers (Marcel Proust, James Joyce), literary translation, classical music, electric guitar