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Matthew Smith

Associate Professor
Name Matthew Smith
Office 91714
TEL 886-6-275-7575 ext. 62114
FAX 886-6-2352973
  1. B. Eng. (Mechanical and Space Engineering), University of Queensland, Australia (1998-2001)
  2. M.Phil. (Mechanical Engineering), University of Queensland, Australia (2002-2003)
  3. Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), University of Queensland, Australia (2006-2008)
  1. Simulation Engineer, Boeing Australia (2001-2002)
  2. Research Scholar, University of Queensland, Australia (2003-2003)
  3. Homeroom Teacher, Dominican School, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (2003-2004)
  4. Design and Production Engineer, Nordon Cylinders, Australia (2004-2006)
  5. Research Scholar, University of Queensland, Australia (2006-2007)
  6. Associate Researcher, National Center for High-performance Computing, Taiwan (2008-2012)
  1. Rarefied Gas Dynamics (RGD)
  2. Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  3. High Performance Computing (HPC)
  4. General Purpose computing on Graphics Processing Units (GPGPU)
  5. CUDA and OpenCL Programming
  6. Augmented Reality (AR)
  7. Computer Vision (CV)
  8. Genetic Algorithms (GA) and Optimization
  1. Keynote Speaker and Host – NTU NA/GPU Workshop, Taiwan (July) 2012
  2. Invited Speaker - ATIP/A*STAR Accelerator Technologies, Singapore (May) 2012
  3. Invited Speaker – ACCTA Symposium (March) 2012
  4. Keynote Speaker and Host – UI Workshop of GPU Computing (Iowa, USA) 2011
  5. Invited Speaker – Taiwan-Russia Collaborative Symposium 2011
  6. Keynote Speaker – Nvidia GPU Technology Conference (Taiwan) 2011
  7. National Science Foundation EAPSI Award (Host) 2011
  8. TaiwanNational Applied Research Laboratories Teamwork Award 2011
  9. Keynote Speaker – Ministry of Defense Simulation Workshop, Taipei 2010
  10. Keynote Speaker – 17th National Taiwan CFD Conference, Taoyuan 2010
  11. Invited Speaker – 22nd Parallel CFD Conference (PARCFD2010), Kaohsiung 2010
  12. Invited Speaker – Annual Meeting of the Mathematics Society (AMMS), Chiayi 2009
  13. Invited Speaker – 5th joint Taiwan-Japan workshop on numerical analysis, Taipei 2009
  14. Invited Speaker – HPC/APAC 2009, Kaohsiung 2009
  15. Invited Attendee – 26th Int.Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Japan 2008
  16. Best Paper Award – Taiwan 15th National CFD Conference, Kaohsiung 2008
  17. Australian Postgraduate Award 2007
  18. Universityof Queensland– Mechanical Engineering Prize 2002
  19. Universityof Queensland– Deans Award for Academic Excellence 2001

a. Refereed Paper

  1. C.-C. Su, M.R. Smith, J.-S. Wu, C.-W. Hsieh, K.-C. Tseng and F.-A. Kuo, Very Large Scale Simulations on Multiple Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) for the Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Method, Journal of Computational Physics (submitted), 2012.
  2. C.-W. Lim, M.R. Smith, M.C. Jermy, J.-S. Wu and S.P. Krumdieck, The Direction Decoupled Quiet Direct Simulation Method for Rapid Simulation of Axisymmetric Inviscid Unsteady Flow in Pulsed Pressure Chemical Vapour Deposition, Computers and Fluids (submitted), 2012.
  3. K.-M. Lin, C.-T. Hung, F.-N. Hwang, M.R. Smith, Y.-W. Yang and J.-S. Wu, Development of a Parallel Semi-Implicit two-dimensional Plasma Fluid Modeling Code using the Finite Volume Method, Computer Physics Communications (In Press), February 2012, doi:10.1016/j.cpc.2012.02.001
  4. F.-A. Kuo, M.R. Smith, C.-W. Hsieh, C.-Y. Chou and J.-S. Wu, GPU acceleration for general conservation equations and its application to several engineering problems, Computers and Fluids, 45[1]: pp. 147-154, 2011.
  5. M.R. Smith, K.-M. Lin, C.-T. Hung, Y.-S. Chen, and J.-S. Wu, Development of an improved spatial reconstruction technique for the HLL method and its applications, Journal of Computational Physics, 230: pp. 477–493, 2011.
  6. M.R. Smith, C.-T. Hung, K.-M. Lin, J.-S. Wu and J.-P. Yu, Development of a semi-implicit fluid modeling code using finite-volume method based on Cartesian grids, Computer Physics Communications, 182[1]: pp. 170-172, 2011.
  7. A. Ferguson, M.R. Smith and J.-S. Wu, Accurate True Direction Solutions to the Euler Equations Using a Uniform Distribution Equilibrium Method, CMES, 63[1]: pp. 79-100, 2010.
  8. M.R. Smith, F.-A. Kuo, C.-W. Hsieh, J.-P. Yu, J.-S. Wu and A. Ferguson, Rapid Optimization of blast-wave mitigation strategies using Quiet Direct Simulation and Genetic Algorithm, Computer Physics Communications, 181: pp. 1025–1036, 2010.
  9. M.R. Smith, H.M. Cave, J.-S. Wu, M.C. Jermy and Y.-S. Chen, An improved Quiet Direct Simulation method for Eulerian fluids using a second-order scheme, Journal of Computational Physics, 228: pp. 2213-2224, 2009.
  10. M.R. Smith, M.N. Macrossan and M.M. Abdel-Jawad, Effects of Direction Decoupling in Flux Calculation in Finite Volume Solvers, Journal of Computational Physics, 227: pp 4142-4161, 2008. 

b. Conference Papers

  1. C.-C. Su, J.-S. Wu, M. R. Smith, C.-W. Hsieh, K.-C. Tseng, and F.-A. Kuo, A multiple-GPU accelerated Direct Simulation Monte Carlo, DSMC11: Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA; September 25-28, 2011.
  2. C.-C. Su, J.-S. Wu, M. R. Smith, C.-W. Hsieh, K.-C. Tseng, and F.-A. Kuo , Parallel Implementation of DSMC on Multiple-GPUs Using MPI-CUDA, 18th National Taiwan CFD Conference, Ilan, August 5-8, 2011.
  3. J.-S. Wu, T.-H. Chou, Y.-S. Chen, H.-W. Hu, M.-T. Ho, H.-P. Lin, T.-L. Chen, M.R. Smith, B. Wu and Y.-Y. Lian, University-based Hybrid Sounding Rocket Research in Taiwan, The 28th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science, Okinawa, Japan, June 5-12, 2011.
  4. C.-C. Su, M. R. Smith, C.-W. Hsieh, K.-C. Tseng, F.-A. Kuo and J.-S. Wu, Parallel Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Computation on Multiple GPUs Using MPI-CUDA, 23rd International Conference on Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics, May 16-20, Barcelona, Spain 2011.
  5. K.-M. Lin, C.-T. Hung, M.R. Smith and J.-S. Wu, One-dimensional Fluid Modeling of Helium/Oxygen Dielectric Barrier Discharge Driven by a Nearly Sinusoidal AC Power Source, 7th International Conference on Fluid Dynamics, Sendai, Japan, November 1-3, 2010.
  6. M.R. Smith, F.-A. Kuo, H.M. Cave, M.C. Jermy and J.-S. Wu, Quiet Direct Simulation (QDS) of Viscous Flow Using the Chapman-Enskog Distribution, 27th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Asilomar, California, July 10-15th, 2010.
  7. C.-C. Su, C.-W. Hsieh, M. R. Smith, M. C. Jermy and J.-S. Wu, Parallel Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Computation using CUDA on GPUs, 27th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Asilomar, California, July 10-15th, 2010.
  8. Y.-J. Lin, M.R. Smith, H.M. Cave, J.-C. Huang and J.-S. Wu, General Higher Order Extension to the Quiet Direct Simulation Method, 27th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Asilomar, California, July 10-15th, 2010.
  9. M.R. Smith, H. M. Cave, J-S. Wu, and M. N. Macrossan. An approximate method for solving rarefied and transitional flows using TDEFM with isotropic mesh adaptation. Proc. of the 26th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics (AIP Conf. Proc. v1084), pages 371{376, Melville, New York, 2009. American Institute of Physics.
  10. H.M. Cave, C.-W. Lim, M.C. Jermy, J.-S. Wu, M.R. Smith, and S.P. Krumdieck, CVD flow field modeling using the Quiet Direct Simulation (QDS) method, EuroCVD 17/CVD 17 Issue 8, by Wörhoff, K, Ed. Swihart, M.T., Barreca, D., Wörhoff, K and Adomaitsi, R., The Electrochemical Society, 2009.
  11. K.-M. Lin, M.R. Smith and J.-S. Wu, Development of a large scale Fluid Modelling Code using a Finite Volume Method, 2009 International Conference on Computational Physics, Kaohsiung Dec 15-19th, 2009.
  12. M. R. Smith and J.-S. Wu, Rapid Gas Flow Computation Using a High Resolution Kinetic Flux Scheme (Invited), 2009 Meeting of the Taiwan Annual Mathematics Society (中華民國數學年會), December 2009.
  13. A. Ferguson, M.R. Smith and J.-S. Wu, True Directional Equilibrium Fluxes using an Integral Particle Method, PSFVIP-7, Kaohsiung, November 16th-19th, 2009.
  14. M. R. Smith, Differential Evolution Algorithms in High Resolution CFD Applications (Invited), 2009 Taiwan-Japan Joint workshop on Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computation, Taipei, Nov. 7-8th, 2009.
  15. M.R. Smith, H.M. Cave, F.-A. Kuo, Y.-J. Lin, J.-S. Wu, C.-W. Lim and M.C. Jermy, Overview and Outlook of Quiet Direct Simulation (QDS) Method as a Flow Solver (Invited), The 5th Taiwan-Japan Workshop on Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Nantou, October 21-24, 2009.
  16. M.R. Smith F.-A. Kuo, C.-Y. Chou, J.-S. Wu and H.M. Cave, Application of a Kinetic Theory based solver of the Euler Equations using GPU, International Conference on Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics 2009, NASA Ames (San Francisco), May 2009.
  17. M.R. Smith, G.-Z. Song and J.-S. Wu, High resolution FVM simulation of competitive flora species (Invited), HPC Asia 2009, Kaohsiung, March 2 – 5th, 2009.
  18. M.R. Smith, H.M. Cave and J.-S. Wu, The Inclusion of Spatial Gradients into HLL Fluxes and Their Application (Invited), HPC Asia 2009, Kaohsiung, March 2 – 5th, 2009.
  19. M.R. Smith et al. Simulation of Debris Formation and Movement Resulting from a Blast Wave in an Urban Environment (Best Paper Award), 15th National Taiwan CFD Conference, Kaohsiung 2008.
  20. M.N. Macrossan, M.R. Smith, M.V. Metchnik, and P. A. Pinto. True direction flux method applications on rectangular 2D meshes. In M. S. Ivanov and A. K. Rebrov, editors, Proc. of the 25th Int. Symp. on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, St. Petersburg, Russia, 21-28 July, 2006, pages 239-244, 2007.
  21. M.R. Smith, M.N. Macrossan, M.M. Abdel-Jawad, and A. Ferguson, DSMC in the Euler Limit and its approximate Kinetic Theory Fluxes, 14th National Taiwan CFD Conference, Nantou, 2007.
  22. M.R. Smith and M.N. Macrossan, Two Dimensional Isotropic Mesh Adaptation for viscous flow of a kinetic theory gas using TDEFM, 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), Gold Coast, Queensland, 3-7th December, 2007.