John LaGrone

Postdoctoral Fellow
Tulane University
University Email: jlagrone(-at-)
Personal Email: john(-at-)
Office: Stanley Thomas 405.

I am currently a postdoctoral fellow at Tulane University where I am primarily working on the modeling and simulation of bacterial swimming in confined spaces. The goal is gain a better understanding of how certain bacteria may be introduced to coastal environments with the goal of cleaning up oil spills.

As a graduate student at Southern Methodist University, I worked on developing absorbing boundary conditions for wave propagation problems. As part of this work, an open source software library was released to implement these boundary conditions for Maxwell's Equations. I am continuing to work on this, with the goal of extending the work to elastic waves, which may have applications in seismic imaging.

Broadly speaking, my research interests are numerical analysis and scientific computing.

My current CV