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Staff Dr. Bram Metsch

Mr. Metsch is now at Fraunhofer-Institut für Algorithmen und Wissenschaftliches Rechnen SCAI. This page is no longer maintained.

Contact Information

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Research projects


High-dimensional problems and multi-scale methods

Project Area J, Cluster of Excellence.


High-Performance Parallel Computing



Adaptive and robust multigrid methods for space time discretizations

Project C2, SFB 611.


Parallel Algebraic Multigrid



  1. Algebraic Multigrid (AMG) for Saddle Point Systems. B. Metsch. Dissertation, Institut für Numerische Simulation, Universität Bonn, jul 2013. BibTeX PDF
  2. Coarse grid classification: AMG on parallel computers. Michael Griebel, Bram Metsch, and Marc Alexander Schweitzer. In Gernot Münster, Dietrich Wolf, and Manfred Kremer, editors, NIC Symposium 2008, volume 39 of NIC Series, 299–306. February 2008. Also available as SFB 611 preprint No. 368, Universität Bonn, 2008. BibTeX PDF
  3. Coarse grid classification: a parallel coarsening scheme for algebraic multigrid methods. M. Griebel, B. Metsch, D. Oeltz, and M. A. Schweitzer. Numerical Linear Algebra with Applications, 13(2–3):193–214, 2006. Also available as SFB 611 preprint No. 225, Universität Bonn, 2005. BibTeX PDF PostScript
  4. Coarse grid classification–Part II: automatic coarse grid agglomeration for parallel AMG. M. Griebel, B. Metsch, and M. A. Schweitzer. Preprint 271, Sonderforschungsbereich 611, Universität Bonn, 2006. BibTeX PDF PostScript
  5. Ein paralleles graphenbasiertes algebraisches Mehrgitterverfahren. B. Metsch. Diplomarbeit, Institut für Numerische Simulation, Universität Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 2004. BibTeX PDF PostScript