Hector Ceniceros

hdc [at] math [dot] ucsb [dot] edu
(805) 893-3462
Department of Mathematics
South Hall, Office 6710
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5070


Professor Ceniceros’ research is in the area of numerical methods for free boundary problems, complex fluids and soft materials. His work includes the design, analysis, and application of adaptive and multiscale methods, immersed boundary-type methods, boundary integral approaches, phase field and field-theoretic models.

Dr. Ceniceros is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics. He received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences-New York University and was a postdoctoral fellow at Caltech. He has held Visiting Faculty appointments at UCLA, Caltech, and the Universidade de Sao Paulo. Among his honors are being a plenary speaker at an American Mathematical Society meeting, three keynote addresses at international conferences, one distinguished lecture, and the Mochizuki teaching award.