Center for Computing Research (CCR)

Center for Computing Research

Eric Christopher Cyr

Eric Christopher Cyr
Computational Mathematics
Phone: 505/844-0360
Fax: 505/845-7442

Mailing address:
Sandia National Laboratories
P.O. Box 5800, MS 1320
Albuquerque, NM

I'm a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at the Computer Science Research Institute at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, NM. My research focus is on simulation of multiphysics PDEs and advanced analysis techniques.


  • PhD Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008. (Thesis Title: Numerical Methods for Computing the Free Energy of Coarse-Grained Molecular Systems, Advisor: Stephen D. Bond)
  • BS Computer Science, Clemson University, 2002.

Selected Publications & Presentations

  • Cyr, Eric Christopher, John N. Shadid, Timothy Michael Wildey, "Approaches for adjoint-based a posteriori analysis of stabilized finite element methods," Journal Article, SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 766–691, Accepted/Published April 2014.
  • Cyr, Eric Christopher, John N. Shadid, Timothy Michael Wildey, "Towards Efficient Backward-in-time Adjoint Computations using Data Compression Techniques," Journal Article, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Submitted March 2014.
  • Lin, Paul, Matthew Tyler Bettencourt, Stefan P. Domino, Travis C. Fisher, Mark Frederick Hoemmen, Jonathan J. Hu, Eric T. Phipps, Andrey Prokopenko, Sivasankaran Rajamanickam, Christopher Siefert, Eric Christopher Cyr, Stephen Ray Kennon, "Towards extreme-scale simulations with next-generation Trilinos: a low Mach fluid application case study ," Conference Paper, Workshop on Large-Scale Parallel Processing/28th IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS2014), May 2014.
  • Cyr, Eric Christopher, John N. Shadid, Raymond S. Tuminaro, Roger P. Pawlowski, Luis Chacon, "A New Approximate Block Factorization Preconditioner for 2D Incompressible (Reduced) Resistive MHD," Journal Article, SIAM J. Sci. Comput., Accepted/Published August 2013.
  • Cyr, Eric C., John N. Shadid, Raymond S. Tuminaro, "Stabilization and Scalable Block Preconditioning for the Navier-Stokes Equations," Journal Article, J. of Comp. Phys., Accepted/Published January 2012.

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