Postdoctoral Research Associate


Room: 223B

Dep. 4311 1000 E.  University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071




Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Wyoming, 2018

Dissertation:  Numerical Methods for Porous Media Flow – Multiscale Modeling, Uncertainty Quantification, and Continuous Data Assimilation

M.Sc., Mathematics, University of Wyoming, 2014

Thesis:  A Multiscale Domain Decomposition Method and its Application in Conservation Problems

B.S. Physics, University of Wyoming, 2012


Research Interests and Area of Specialization:

Locally conservative finite element methods

Multiscale finite element methods

Domain decomposition methods for partial differential equations

Uncertainty quantification

Continuous Data Assimilation

Multi-phase flow through poroelastic subsurfaces


Current Research Project:

Pore network modeling using thermodynamic analysis of 3D pore images



Deng, V. Ginting, and B. McCaskill. Construction of locally conservative fluxes for high order continuous galerkin finite element methods. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 359:166 – 181, 2019.

Bessaih, V. Ginting, and B. McCaskill. Continuous data assimilation for an elliptic-parabolic system in subsurface flow models. (In review, 2018)

Deng, V. Ginting, B. McCaskill, and P. Torsu. A locally conservative stabilized continuous Galerkin finite element method for two-phase flow in poroelastic subsurfaces. J. Comput. Phys., 347:78–98, 2017.

Ginting, B. McCaskill, and P. Torsu. Uncertainty quantification of parameters in sbvps using stochastic basis and multi-scale domain decomposition. Procedia Computer Science, 80(Supplement C):1267 – 1278, 2016. International Conference on Computational Science 2016, ICCS 2016, 6-8 June 2016, San Diego, California, USA.

Ginting and B. McCaskill. A multiscale domain decomposition method for flow and transport problems. In Domain decomposition methods in science and engineering XXII, volume 104 of Lect. Notes Comput. Sci. Eng., pages 249–258. Springer, 2014.



A Locally Conservative Stabilized Continuous Galerkin Finite Element Method for Two-Phase Flow in Poroelastic Subsurfaces

  • 3rd Annual SIAM Central States Section Meeting, Colorado State University, Colorado; September 2017

Continuous Data Assimilation for Miscible Displacement in Porous Media

  • 3rd Annual SIAM Central States Section Meeting, Colorado State University, Colorado; September 2017
  • North Eastern Analysis Meeting, The College at Brockport, New York ; October 2016

Solving Stochastic Elliptic Boundary Value Problems with a Multiscale Domain Decomposition Method

  • Rocky Mountain Mathematics Consortium, University of Wyoming, Wyoming; June 2016
  • International Conference on Computational Science, San Diego, California; June 2016
  • Siam Conference on Uncertainty Quantification, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland; April 2016

A Multiscale Domain Decomposition Method for Flow and Transport Problems

  • Experimentation, Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Porous Media Flows Conference. Center for Fundamentals of Subsurface Flow, Wyoming; May 2014

On the Application of Generalized Multiscale Finite Element Method in Multiphase Flow Models

  • 6th International Congress on Porous Media, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; May 2014

A Galerkin Finite Element Domain Decomposition Technique and its Application in Conservation Problems

  • 4th International Congress on Computational Engineering and Sciences, Las Vega, Nevada; June 2013


Conferences and Workshops Attended:

Geometric PDEs and their Approximations; Winter School; Texas A & M, Texas; January 2016

Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing; SIAM; Portland, Oregon; February 2014

Second Annual Front Range High Performance Computing Symposium; Front Range Consortium for Research Computing; Fort Collins, Colorado; August 2012

Third Workshop on Porous Media Flows; Center for Fundamentals of Subsurface Flow; Laramie, Wyoming; May 2012