Invitation to Job Applications

The Managing Director of IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center based at VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava (Czech Republic) invites applications for the position of an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) in the EXPERTISE Training Network.

Position is dedicated for individual project:


Position description:

Objectives: The project focuses on implementation of scalable algorithms for solution of large scale dynamic contact problems with friction on supercomputers. These problems lead after discretization to quadratic programming problems with convex constraints whose development based on the domain decomposition methods has long term tradition at IT4I, especially TFETI (Total Finite Element Tearing and Interconnecting) and its Hybrid version HTFETI. Performance optimization for future exascale supercomputers based on advanced computing and programming techniques and novel many-core accelerators will be developed and implemented to enable solutions of contact problems with billions of unknowns.

We are looking for a highly motivated, collaborative doctoral student to join the parallel algorithms research lab at IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center.

PhD will be awarded by: VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava (Czech Republic) within the study program Computational Sciences guaranteed by IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center. See http://study.it4i.cz.


Develop and evaluate highly parallel solvers based on FETI domain decomposition techniques for contact problems with friction in structural dynamics.

Expected Results:

  • SW – highly parallel and efficient solver library for dynamic contact problems with friction based on domain decomposition methods,
  • benchmarking – simulations of large scale systems of elastic bodies in mutual contact with friction or wave propagation in large models with billions of unknowns,
  • best practises – performance evaluation and comparison with existing approaches.

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