Dan Fovargue

My PhD is from the University of North Carolina and was in applied mathematics. There I researched finite volume methods for acoustics and shock wave dynamics as well as multiscale models of damage and fracture, where the application focus was extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy. I continued my career as a postdoc at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the Scientific Computation Research Center, where I helped develop a scalable communication library for mutli-model simulations on HPC machines. Using this tool I also researched multiscale finite element models of soft tissue mechanics. I am currently a postdoc at King’s College London in the Biomedical Engineering department where I work in groups studying MR elastography and cardiac mechanics. I mainly research and develop new elastography reconstruction methods and am currently researching methods to estimate tumor pressure from elastography images.

Research Interests

  • MR elastography reconstruction
  • Inverse problems
  • Wave mechanics
  • Finite element method
  • Solid mechanics
  • High performance computing
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Scientific computation