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Glen Hansen

  • Manager, Computational Multiphysics Department
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • 49PublicationsNumber of items in Glen's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 1Followers

Recent publications

  • An MPI+ X implementation of contact global search using Kokkos

    • Glen A Hansen, Patrick G Xavier, Sam P Mish, Thomas E Voth, Martin W Heinstein M
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  • Multiphysics Simulations: Challenges and Opportunities

    • David E Keyes
    • Lois C McInnes
    • Carol Woodward
    • et al.

Professional experience

Manager, Computational Multiphysics Department

Sandia National Laboratories

May 2014 - Present

Computational Scientist

Sandia National Laboratories

July 2011 - Present

Adjunct Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

University of Nevada-Reno

April 2009 - June 2013(4 years)

R&D Scientist

Idaho National Laboratory

September 2006 - July 2011(5 years)

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

August 2005 - August 2006(a year)

Tech Staff Mem, PI, Dep Group Leader

Los Alamos National Laboratory

July 1996 - June 2006(10 years)

Tech Staff Mem

Idaho National Engineering Laboratory

September 1991 - July 1996(5 years)


Ph.D. Computer Science

University of Idaho

January 1994 - May 1996(2 years)

M.S. Mechanical Engineering

University of Nebraska

September 1989 - August 1991(2 years)

B.S. Petroleum Engineering

University of Wyoming

June 1983 - August 1985(2 years)

A.A.S. Petroleum Engineering Technology

Casper College

August 1980 - May 1982(2 years)


Glen Hansen is recognized for his work in multiphysics methods, algorithm, and software development. He is currently a member of the Albany multiphysics code leadership team, and contributes to the development of multiphysics analysis and mesh adaptation capabilities in Albany ( He is also a developer of the Alegra shock and multiphysics code ( Hansen's past activities include serving as PI of the Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative (ASCI) meshing effort and Deputy Group Leader of the Computational Science Methods Group at Los Alamos. He is a senior member of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a member of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

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