Youssef Mesri

Septembre 2017


Youssef Mesri

Dr., HDR

Associate professor

Research team:

Computing and Fluids team - CFL

Research areas:

  • Advanced numerical methods for PDEs
  • Mesh generation and adaptation
  • Domain decomposition and mesh partitioning
  • A priori and a posteriori error analysis
  • High performance computing
  • Computational fluid/solid mechanics
  • Porous media flows

Latest publications :

Y. Mesri, M. Khalloufi, E. Hachem, On optimal simplicial 3D meshes for minimizing the Hessian-based errors, Applied Numerical Mathematics, Vol. 109, pp. 235-249, 2016
L. Billon, Y. Mesri, E. Hachem, Anisotropic boundary layer mesh generation for immersed complex geometries, Engineering with Computers, pp. 1-12, 2016
E. Hachem, M. Khalloufi, J. Bruchon, R. Valette, Y. Mesri, Unified adaptive Variational MultiScale method for two phase compressible-incompressible flows, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 308, pp. 238-255, 2016
M. Khalloufi, Y. Mesri, R. Valette, E. Hachem, High fidelity anisotropic adaptive variational multiscale method for multiphase flows with surface tension, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 307, pp.44-67, 2016


Mini CV :



Habilitation, Université Côte d’Azur, Adaptive high performance computing for fluid mechanics


Ph.D. Thesis, Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, Control and management of anisotropic unstructured meshes: application to aerodynamics

Current positions


Associate professor, CEMEF MINES ParisTech


Deputy team leader, Computing and Fluids team, CEMEF MINES ParisTech

Previous positions


team leader, numerical geometry and meshing, IFP Energies Nouvelles (IFPEN), Rueil Malmaison


Senior Researcher, high performance computing, IFP Energies Nouvelles (IFPEN), Rueil Malmaison


Post-Doctoral researcher, CEMEF MINES ParisTech


Research associate, Inria Sophia-Antipolis


Advanced numerical methods for PDEs, graduate courses (Ph.D. level), MINES ParisTech
Modern implementations techniques, graduate courses (Ph.D. level), MINES ParisTech
Introduction to High Performance Computing, MINES ParisTech, Paris
Computational Fluid Dynamics, Engineering Students, SPEIT, Shanghai

Supervision of Doctoral fellows

In progress

Gabriel Manzilani (co-directed with E. Hachem): Coupling error estimators and linear algebra
Wafa Daldoul (co-directed with E. Hachem): Moving mesh for complex geometries
Chahrazade Bahbah (co-directed with E. Hachem): Conservative interpolation on unstructured anisotropic meshes
Alban Bazile (co-directed with E. Hachem): Exascale computing for CFD
Jessica Sari (co-directed with E. Hachem, F. Cauneau): Immersed volume method and form optimization

Past students

Laure Billon (2016) (co-directed with E. Hachem): Boundary-volume mesh generation and adaptation for complex geometries
Quentin Schmid (2016) (co-directed with E. Hachem): Stabilized finite element method for radiative transport equations (RTE)
Pierre Cargemel (2014) (co-directed with H. Guillard): Automatic coarsening of hexahedral meshes and application to Geosciences
Walid Zerguine (2010) (co-directed with T. Coupez, L. Silva): Interface tracking and anisotropic mesh adaptation based error estimators
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