Patrick Blonigan

Publications

Journal Papers

  • Blonigan, P., Farazmand, M., and Sapsis, T., “Are extreme dissipation events predictable in turbulent fluid flows?” Physical Review Fluids, Vol. 4, April 2019, 044606. (link)
  • Blonigan, P., and Wang, Q., “Multiple Shooting Shadowing for Sensitivity Analysis of Chaotic Dynamical Systems,” Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 354, February 2018, pp. 447-475. (link)
  • Blonigan, P., Wang, Q., Nielsen, E., and Diskin, B., “Least Squares Shadowing Sensitivity Analysis of Chaotic Flow around a Two-Dimensional Airfoil.” AIAA Journal, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 658-672. (link)
  • Blonigan, P., “Adjoint Sensitivity Analysis of Chaotic Dynamical Systems with Non-Intrusive Least Squares Shadowing,” Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 348, November 2017, pp. 803-826. (link)
  • Blonigan, P. and Wang, Q., “Probability density adjoint for sensitivity analysis of the Mean of Chaos,” Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 270, August 2014, pp. 660-686. (link)
  • Blonigan, P. and Wang, Q., “Least Squares Shadowing sensitivity analysis of a modified Kuramoto-Sivashinsky equation," Chaos, Solitons, and Fractals, Vol. 64, July 2014, pp. 16-25. (link)
  • Wang, Q., Hui, R., and Blonigan, P., “Least Squares Shadowing sensitivity analysis of chaotic limit cycle oscillations,” Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 267, June 2014, pp. 210-224. (link)
  • Blonigan, P. and Wang, Q., “Multigrid-in-time for sensitivity analysis of chaotic dynamical systems,” Numerical Linear Algebra with Applications, Volume 21, Issue 2. March 2014. (link)
  • Wang, Q., Gomez, S., Blonigan, P., Gregory, A., and Qian, E., “Towards scalable parallel-in-time turbulent flow simulations," Physics of Fluids, Vol. 25, 2013. (link)

Conference Proceedings (Refereed)

  • Blonigan, P.J., Murman, S.M., and Towne, A., “Reducing the cost of shadowing-based adjoint sensitivity analysis for turbulent flows.” Proceedings of the 2018 Center for Turbulence Research Summer Program, Dec. 2018, pp. 185-194. (link)
  • Carton de Wiart, C., Diosady, L., Garai, A., Burgess, N., Blonigan, P., Ekelschot, D., Murman, S., “Design of a modular monolithic implicit solver for multi-physics applications”, AIAA 2018-1400. 2018.(link)
  • Murman, S., Diosady, L., and Blonigan, P., “Comparison of Transonic Buffet Simulations with Unsteady PSP Measurements for a Hammerhead Payload Fairing.” AIAA 2017-1404. 2017. (link)
  • Blonigan, P., Wang, Q., Nielsen, E., and Diskin, B., “A non-intrusive algorithm for sensitivity analysis of chaotic flow simulations.” AIAA 2017-0532. 2017. (link)
  • Blonigan, P., Fernandez, P., Murman, S., Wang, Q., Rigas, G., and Magri, L., “Towards a chaotic adjoint for LES.” Proceedings of the 2016 Center for Turbulence Research Summer Program, Dec. 2016, pp. 385-394. (link)
  • Ni, A., Blonigan, P., Chater, M.,  and Wang, Q., “Sensitivity Analysis on chaotic dynamical systems by Non-Intrusive Least Squares Shadowing (NI-LSS).” AIAA 2016-4399. 2016. (link)
  • Blonigan, P., Wang, Q., Nielsen, E., and Diskin, B., “Least Squares Shadowing Sensitivity Analysis of Chaotic Flow around a Two-Dimensional Airfoil.” AIAA 2016-0296. 2016. (link)
  • Talnikar, C., Blonigan, P., Bodart, J., and Wang, Q., “Optimization with LES – algorithms for dealing with sampling error of turbulent statistics.” AIAA 2015-1954. 2015. (link)
  • Blonigan, P. and Wang, Q., “Multiple Shooting Shadowing for Sensitivity Analysis of Chaotic Systems and Turbulent Fluid Flows.” AIAA 2015-1534. 2015. (link)
  • Talnikar, C., Blonigan, P., Bodart, J., and Wang, Q., “Parallel Optimization for LES.” Proceedings of the 2014 Center for Turbulence Research Summer Program, Dec. 2014, pp. 315-324 (link)
  • Blonigan, P., Gomez, S., and Wang, Q., “Least Squares Shadowing for Sensitivity Analysis of Turbulent Fluid Flows.” AIAA 2014-1426. 2014 (link)
  • Blonigan, P., Chen, R., Wang, Q., and Larrson, J., “Towards adjoint sensitivity analysis of statistics in turbulent flow simulation.” Proceedings of the 2012 Center for Turbulence Research Summer Program, Dec. 2012, pp. 229-239 (link)

Presentations

  • Blonigan, P., “Adjoint-Based Sensitivity Analysis and Error Estimation for Scale-Resolving Turbulent Flow Simulations”, Presented at the SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Spokane, WA, 2019.
  • Blonigan, P., Ekelschot, D., Garai, A., Diosady, L., and Murman, S., “Adjoint-Based Error-Estimation and Mesh Adaptation for Turbulent Flows”, Presented at the International Conference on High Order and Spectral Methods, London, UK, 2018.
  • Blonigan, P., Diosady, L., Garai, A., and Murman, S., “Adjoint Sensitivity Analysis for Scale-Resolving Turbulent Flow Solvers”, Presented at the 70th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Denver, CO, 2017. Abstract ID: BAPS.2017.DFD.D31.1
  • Blonigan, P., Diosady, L., Garai, A., and Murman, S., “Adjoint Sensitivity Analysis for Scale-Resolving Turbulent Flow Solvers”, Presented at the SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Atlanta, GA, 2017.
  • Blonigan, P., Fernandez, P., Murman, S., and Wang, Q., “Lyapunov Exponents and Covariant Vectors for Turbulent Flow Simulations.” Presented at the 69th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Portland, OR, 2016. Abstract ID: BAPS.2016.DFD.G38.1
  • Blonigan, P., Wang, Q., Nielsen, E., and Diskin, B., “Sensitivity Analysis of Chaotic Flow around a Two-Dimensional Airfoil”.  Presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Boston, MA, 2015. Abstract ID: BAPS.2015.DFD.D8.7
  • Blonigan, P. and Wang, Q., “Least Squares Shadowing for Adjoint Calculation of Chaotic and Turbulent PDEs”, Presented at the SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Salt Lake City, UT, 2015.
  • Blonigan, P., Talnikar, C., Bodart, J., Bose, S., Pierce, B., and Wang, Q., “Optimization of a Turbine Blade Trailing Edge using Large Eddy Simulations”.  Presented at the 67th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, San Francisco, CA, 2014. Abstract ID: BAPS.2014.DFD.R2.5
  • Blonigan, P., Gomez, S., and Wang, Q., “Least Squares Shadowing Sensitivity Analysis of Chaotic and Turbulent Fluid Flows”.  Presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, Pittsburgh, PA, 2013. Abstract ID: BAPS.2013.DFD.L21.1
  • Blonigan, P., Gomez, S., and Wang Q., “Towards Least Squares Sensitivity Analysis of Chaotic Fluid Flows”. Presented at the 2013 SIAM Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
  • Blonigan, P. and Wang, Q., “New Methods for Sensitivity Analysis in Chaotic, Turbulent Fluid Flows”.  Presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, San Diego, CA, 2012. Abstract ID: BAPS.2012.DFD.H21.7

Thesis

  • Blonigan, P., "Least Squares Shadowing for sensitivity analysis of large chaotic systems and fluid flows". PhD Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016. (link)