About

Rony Touma

Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics

Dr. Rony Touma is an associate professor of applied mathematics in the Department of Computer Science and Mathematics. He has been teaching at LAU since 2005.

Research Interests

His research interests include the development of central finite volume methods on Cartesian or unstructured grids for the approximate solution of systems of hyperbolic systems of conservation, and balance laws in several space dimensions. He is working on applications in astrophysics aerodynamics, and fluid dynamics.

Selected Publications

  • F. Kanbar, R. Touma, and C. Klingenberg. “Well-Balanced Central Scheme for the System of MHD Equations with Gravitational Source Term.” ArXiv.org, 17 Feb. 2022.
  • Touma, R., and M.A. Saleh. “Well-Balanced Central Schemes for Pollutants Transport in Shallow Water Equations.” Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, vol. 190, Dec. 2021, pp. 1275–1293.
  • F. Kanbar, R. Touma, and C. Klingenberg. “Well-Balanced Central Schemes for the One and Two-Dimensional Euler Systems with Gravity.” Applied Numerical Mathematics, vol. 156, Oct. 2020, pp. 608–626.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Applied Mathematics (numerical analysis), 2005, University of Montreal, Canada.
  • MS in Applied Mathematics (numerical analysis), 2002, University of Montreal, Canada.
  • BS in Pure Mathematics, 1997, Lebanese University, Lebanon.