Raytcho Lazarov

Texas A&M University, USA

E-mail: lazarov@math.tamu.edu


  • Dr. of Science (mathematics), Sofia University, Bulgaria, 1982
  • Ph.D. in mathematics and physics, Moscow State University, 1972
  • MSc in mathematics, Wroclaw University, Poland, 1966

Research interests:

  • Finite volume, finite difference, and finite element methods for steady-state and transient problems
  • Domain decomposition, penalty and mortar approximations on non-matching grids
  • Discontinuous Galerkin method (stability, approximation, and preconditioning)
  • Modeling and numerical simulation of flows in porous media
  • Multiscale finite elements and applications
  • Numerical methods for fractional order diffrerential equations


  • Medal “Marin Drinov” with ribbon, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2013
  • Honorary Doctor (Dr Honoris Causa), Sofia University, Bulgaria, 2006
  • Medal of the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2008
  • Pichoridis Distinguished Lectureship, University of Crete, Greece, June 2008
  • Erasmus Mundus Lecturer, European School for Industrial Math. (ESIM), U. Kaiserslautern, July 2008 – June 2011


Professor Lazarov has published more than 200 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings and one monograph (co-authored by A. Samarskii and V. Makarov). A list of all publications can be found here.