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|Alma mater||Ecole Polytechnique University of California Berkeley|
|Known for||Scientific computing, FreeFem++|
|Institutions||Université Pierre et Marie Curie|
|Doctoral advisor||Elijah Pollak |
Pironneau is a worldwide recognized expert in computational fluid dynamics, scientific computing, optimal design, numerical analysis and partial differential equations. He is a highly cited author, having written 8 books and 693 papers. He is a member of French Academy of Sciences since 2002. He was awarded the Marcel Dassault Prize by the French Academy of Sciences in 2000. He is also the recipient of the Blaise Pascal Prize of the French Academy of Sciences in 1983, the Ordre National du Mérite (1989) and is an Associate member of the Russian Academy of Sciences since 2004. His group has developed the software FreeFem++ which is used by researchers worldwide for finite element computations.
- Pironneau, Olivier (182). "On the transport-diffusion algorithm and its applications to the Navier-Stokes equations". Numerische Mathematik. 38 (3): 309–332. doi:10.1007/BF01396435.
- Partial differential equations
- Scientific computing
- Finite elements
- List of École Polytechnique alumni
- Olivier Pironneau at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- Olivier Pironneau
- User, Super. "Olivier Pironneau - Liste des membres de l'Académie des sciences / P - Listes par ordre alphabétique - Listes des membres - Membres - Nous connaître". www.academie-sciences.fr. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
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