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Hattan Tawfiq

hattan@kfupm.edu.sa

Education

·         Ph.D. (2002) Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA

·         M.A. (1999) Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA

·         M.S. (1991) Mathematics, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

·         B.S. (1988) Mathematics, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Teaching Experience

·        Assistant Professor (2002- ......) Department of Mathematical Sciences, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

·        Lecturer (1991-2002) Department of Mathematical Sciences, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

·        Graduate Assistant (1988-1991) Department of Mathematical Sciences, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Administrative Position

·        Director, Gifted Student Program (2004-2005)

·        Assistant Dean for the Prep Year Affairs (2005 - 2009)

·        Chairman, Department of Mathematics & Statistics (2010– 2013)

·        Assistant Director, Center of Excellence in Development of Non-Profit Organizations  (2015 – ... )

Research Interests

My research interests are in:

* the numerical analysis and solution of partial differential equations with applications to flow in porous media. 

* Numerical Linear Algebre

Publication

1.       Tawfiq, Hattan and Yotov, Ivan, "Numerical modeling of reactive infiltration instabilities", Computational Methods in Water Resources, Proceedings of the XIVth International Conference on Computational Methods in Water Resources (CMWR XIV), June 23-28 2002, Delft, The Netherlands, Vol. 2, pp. 955-962, 2002.

2.       M. A. Bokhari and H.Tawfiq, An Extension of Gauss Quadrature Formula,  KFUPM Mathematical Sciences Department Technical Report TR319, May 2004

3.       Khaled M. Furati, Hattan Tawfiq, and Abul Hasan Siddiqi, "Simulation and Visualization of Safing Sensor",American Journal of Applied Sciences 2 (8): 1261-1265, 2005

4.       F. Fairag and H. Tawfiq, “Preconditioned Krylov subspaces methods for incompressible viscous flow”, ICFD Conference on Numerical Methods for Fluid Dynamics, University of      Reading, 12-15 April 2010.

5.                 Faisal Fairag, Mohammed Alshahrani, and Hattan Tawfiq, “Bramble--Pasciak-Type Conjugate Gradient Method for Darcy's Equations”, SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications 2016 37:1, 469-489

 

 Talks

I gave two talks at the University of Pittsburgh,  Department of Mathematics numerical analysis seminar entitled:

·         "A time-split method for the Reaction-Infiltration Instability Problem"

·         "Numerical Modeling of Reactive Infiltration Instabilities"

·         I also gave a talk at KFUPM Department of Mathematical Sciences seminars entitled:

·         "Numerical Modeling of Reactive Infiltration Instabilities"

·         and a joint talk with Dr. M. Bokhari entitled:

·         "An Extension of Gauss Quadrature Formula (Theoretical & Computational Aspects)"

·         I gave many presentation about KFUPM Prep Year Program.

Conferences

·        I presented a poster at the poster session at the university of Pittsburgh “SCIENCE2002—Synergy in Science” conference held in 18-20 September 2002

·        University Role in Caring for the Gifted, Al-Minya University, Egypt, Dec. 2003   

·        I presented a paper on: Regional Scientific Conference for Giftedness: Nurturing Giftedness.. The Grounding of Bright Future. King Abdul Aziz & his Companions Foundation for the Gifted, 26-30/8/2006, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

·        I presented a poster on the ICFD Conference on Numerical Methods for Fluid Dynamics, University of Reading, 12-15 April 2010.

 

Academic Training and Workshops

I attended many of the workshops offered by the Deanship of Academic Development at KFUPM.

Non-academic training and workshops

 

·        Producing, Designing, and Writing Newsletters, The Newsletter Factory.

 

·        What matters Most, FranklinCovey .

 

·        How to Become a Better Communicator, SkillPath Seminars .

 

·        The Professional Trainers Conference, SkillPath Seminars .