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Staff Dr. Maharavo Randrianarivony

Contact Information

Schloss Birlinghoven
53754 Sankt Augustin
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Research Interests

Computer modeling:

  • Computer Aided Design and scientific visualization,
  • Mesh generation (unstructured, surface, solid, multiblock, hierarchical, …),
  • Modeling of macroscopic and microscopic structures,
  • B-Splines, NURBS and computational geometry.

Numerical simulation:

  • Finite Element Method and scientific computing,
  • Adaptivity and a-posteriori error,
  • Isogeometric analysis and mesh free simulation,
  • Parallel implementation,
  • Applications: microscopic material simulation, nanotechnology.

Publications | Software | Photos

Completed Research Projects

CAD interface


Edge detection

Finite Element Method

Geometric modeling: a Graphical User Interface

Mesh generation

Mesh parametrization

Modeling complex geometries

Molecular surfaces

Surface reconstruction

Surface splitting

Transfinite interpolation


  1. Treatment of General Domains in two Space Dimensions in a Partition of Unity Method. M. A. Schweitzer and M. Randrianarivony. In M. Griebel and M. A. Schweitzer, editors, Meshfree Methods for Partial Differential Equations V, volume 79 of Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering, pages 27–50. Springer, 2010. BibTeX