Malgorzata Peszynska


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Articles in journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings, & theses

  1. M. Peszynska, R.E. Showalter, Approximation of Scalar Conservation Law with hysteresis, SIAM Journal Numerical Analysis, 2019, to appear. Published electronically
  2. A. Alhammali, M. Peszynska, Numerical Analysis of a Parabolic Variational Inequality System Modeling Biofilm Growth at the Porescale, Numerical Methods for PDEs, accepted, 2019. DOI:10.1002/num.22458.
    Arxiv link to preprint
  3. T. Costa, K. Kennedy, M. Peszynska, Hybrid three-scale model for evolving pore-scale geometries, Computational Geosciences, (2018) Volume 22: p. 925-950. 2018. online version. Also, this online text version.

  4. M. Peszynska, Never Heard of Methane Hydrate? That Might be Good News, SIAM News, January 2018.
  5. Wei-Li Hong, M. Peszynska, Numerical modeling of gas hydrate dynamics in nature marine sediments: Case studies from Hydrate Ridge, Cascadia Margin and Ulleung Basin, in Gas Hydrates: from Characterization and Modeling to Applications; Chapter 11, edited by Daniel Broseta, Livio Ruffine, Arnaud Desmedt, April 2018, Wiley.
  6. F.P. Medina, M. Peszynska, Stability for implicit-explicit schemes for non-equilibrium kinetic systems in weighted spaces with symmetrization, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Volume 328, 15 January 2018, Pages 216-231; doi 10.1016/
    Arxiv link to preprint
  7. M. Ossiander, M. Peszynska, L. Madsen, A. Mur, W. Harbert, Estimation and simulation for geospatial porosity and permeability data, Environmental and Ecological Statistics. Volume 24, Issue 1 (2017), Page 109 doi:10.1007/s10651-016-0362-y. See also this link

  8. F.P. Medina, M. Peszynska, "Hybrid modeling and analysis of multicomponent adsorption with applications to coalbed methane", Porous Media: Theory, Properties, and Applications, Nova Science Publishers, Editor: Doris Wolfe. Chapter 1, pages 1-52, 2016, ISBN 978-1-63485-474-0
    Link to Open Access to this article. Another link or this PDF.

  9. M. Peszynska, W.-L. Hong, M. Torres, J.-H. Kim, "Methane hydrate formation in Ulleung Basin under conditions of variable salinity. Reduced model and experiments", Transport in Porous Media, 114 (1), 2016, pages 1-27, DOI 10.1007/s11242-016-0706-y
    PDF, author copy.

  10. M. Peszynska, F.P. Medina, W.-L. Hong, M. Torres, "Reduced numerical model for methane hydrate formation under conditions of variable salinity. Time-stepping variants and sensitivity". Computation (Special Issue on Advances in Flow and Transport in Porous Media), Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 1-19, 2016. doi:10.3390/computation4010001
    PDF version.

  11. A. Trykozko, M. Peszynska, M. Dohnalik "Modeling non-Darcy flows in realistic porescale proppant geometries", Computers and Geotechnics, Vol. 71, January 2016, pp 352-360.
    Author Accepted Manuscript

  12. M. Peszynska, A. Trykozko, G. Iltis, S. Schlueter, D. Wildenschild, "Biofilm growth in porous media: experiments, computational modeling at the porescale, and upscaling", Advances in Water Resources, Volume 95 (2016), pages 288-301,
    link to the paper or through this link
    Arxiv link

  13. T. Costa, D. Foster, M. Peszynska, "Progress in modeling of semiconductor structures with heterojunctions" , J. Coupled Syst. Multiscale Dyn., Vol. 3, Issue 1, 2015, pp 2330-152X/2015/001/021, doi:10.1166/jcsmd.2015.1066

  14. M. Peszynska, R. Showalter, J. Webster, Advection of Methane in the Hydrate Zone: Model, Analysis, and Examples, Mathematical Methods in Applied Sciences, Volume 38, pp 4613-4629, 2015, DOI: 10.1002/mma.3401
    Arxiv link

  15. M. Peszynska, R. Showalter, S.-Y Yi, Flow and transport when scales are not separated: Numerical analysis and simulations of micro- and macro-models, International Journal of Numerical Analysis and Modeling, Volume 12, Number 3, 2015, pp 476-515. ISSN 1705-5105.
    Author Accepted Manuscript

  16. M. Peszynska, R. Showalter, A. Trykozko, Modeling, analysis, and simulation of processes in evolving porous media in applications to methane hydrate and biofilm modeling, Oberwolfach Workshop on Reactive Flows in Deformable, Complex Media, September 21-26, 2014, Eds. Margot Gerritsen, Jan Martin Nordbotten, Iuliu Sorin Pop, and Barbara Wohlmuth, Report No. 43/2014, p.19-20, DOI: 10.4171/OWR/2014/43

  17. M. Peszynska, Modeling and Problem Solving: Curriculum and Program Development, The Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling: Culturing Interdisciplinary Problem Solving, COMAP, Chris Arney and Paul Campbell, Eds., 2014, pp 177-192. ISBN 978–1–933223–52–9

  18. M. Ossiander, M. Peszynska, V. Vasylkivska, Conditional Stochastic Simulations of Flow and Transport with Karhunen-Loeve Expansions, Stochastic Collocation, and Sequential Gaussian Simulation Journal of Applied Mathematics, Volume 2014, Article ID 652594, 21 pages.

  19. T. Costa, D. Foster, M. Peszynska, "Domain Decomposition for Heterojunction Problems in Semiconductors", VECPAR 2014, High Performance Computing for Computational Science - VECPAR 2014, 11th International Conference, Eugene, OR June 30-July 3, 2014. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 8969, Springer, 92-101.
    Arxiv link

  20. Y. Zhang, M. Peszynska, S. Yim, Coupling of viscous and potential flow models with free surface for near and far field wave propagation, International Journal of Numerical Analysis & Modeling, Series B, Volume 4, Number 3, pp 256-282, 2013.

  21. N. Gibson, P. Medina, M. Peszynska, R. Showalter, Evolution of phase transitions in methane hydrate, J. Math. Anal. Appl. Volume 409, Issue 2 (2014), pp 816-833, doi=10.1016/j.jmaa.2013.07.023.
    Author Accepted Manuscript

  22. D. Foster, T. Costa, M. Peszynska, G. Schneider, Multiscale modeling of solar cells with interface phenomena, J. Coupled Syst. Multiscale Dyn., Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 179-204, 2013, doi:10.1166/jcsmd.2013.1013
    Arxiv link

  23. A. Trykozko, M. Peszynska, Pore-Scale Simulations of Pore Clogging and Upscaling With Large Velocities, GAKUTO International Series, Mathematical Sciences and Applications, Vol. 36 (2013), 277-300. ISSN 1343-4373

  24. M. Peszynska, Numerical scheme for a conservation law with memory, Numerical Methods for PDEs, Volume 30, Issue 1, pages 239-264, January 2014. DOI=10.1002/num.21806&ArticleID=1159335
    Author manuscript

  25. M. Peszynska, A. Trykozko, Pore-to-Core Simulations of Flow with Large Velocities Using Continuum Models and Imaging Data, Computational Geosciences, Volume 17, Issue 4 (2013), Page 623-645, DOI: 10.1007/s10596-013-9344-4.
    See manuscript.

  26. M. Peszynska, Methane in subsurface: mathematical modeling and computational challenges, IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications 156, Computational Challenges in the Geosciences, edited by Clint Dawson and Margot Gerritsen, Springer, ISBN 978-1-4614-7433-3, 2013.

  27. V. Klein, M. Peszynska, Adaptive double-diffusion model and comparison to a highly heterogenous micro-model, Journal of Applied Mathematics, vol. 2012, Article ID 938727, 26 pages, 2012, doi:10.1155/2012/938727

  28. M. Peszynska, A. Trykozko, Convergence and Stability in Upscaling of Flow with Inertia from Porescale to Mesoscale, International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, Vol. 9, No 2, 2011, pp 215-229,
    DOI: 10.1615/IntJMultCompEng.v9.i2.60.
    See manuscript

  29. M. Peszynska, Habilitation Dissertation (extended abstract): Analysis of mathematical and computational models for flow and transport processes (in Polish), Warsaw University of Technology, 2011, 11 pages

  30. V. Klein, M. Peszynska, Robust a-posteriori estimators for multilevel discretizations of reaction-diffusion systems, International Journal of Numerical Analysis and Modeling, Vol. 8, No.1, pp 1-27, 2011

  31. M. Peszynska, A. Trykozko, W. Sobieski, Forchheimer law in computational and experimental studies of flow through porous media at porescale and mesoscale, Current Advances in Nonlinear Analysis and Related Topics, GAKUTO Internat. Ser. Math. Sci. Appl., Vol. 32 (2010), pp. 463-482. ISSN 1343-4373
    See manuscript.

  32. M. Peszynska, M. Torres, A. Trehu, Adaptive modeling of methane hydrates , International Conference on Computational Science, ICCS 2010 Procedia Computer Science Vol. 1 (2010), pp 709-717. Available online via and
    see manuscript

  33. M. Peszynska, A. Trykozko, and K. Kennedy, Sensitivity to anisotropy in non-Darcy flow model from porescale through mesoscale. Paper #46 in Proceedings of CMWR XVIII in Barcelona, June 21-24, 2010 available online at

  34. V. Klein, M. Peszynska, Adaptive multi-level modeling of coupled multiscale phenomena with applications to methane evolution in subsurface. Paper #47 in Proceedings of CMWR XVIII in Barcelona, June 21-24, 2010, available online at

  35. S.-Y. Yi, M. Peszynska, R.E. Showalter, Numerical upscaled model of transport with non-separated scales. Paper #188 in Proceedings of CMWR XVIII in Barcelona, June 21-24, 2010 available online at

  36. M. Peszynska, A. Trykozko, K. Augustson, Computational upscaling of inertia effects from porescale to mesoscale, ICCS 2009 Proceedings, Eds.: G. Allen, J. Nabrzyski, E. Seidel, D. van Albada, J. Dongarra, and P. Sloot, LNCS 5544, Part I, pp. 695-704. Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2009.

  37. M. Peszynska, R.E. Showalter, S.-Y.Yi, Homogenization of a pseudoparabolic system, Applicable Analysis, Vol. 88, No.9, September 2009, 1265-1282. DOI: 10.1090/00036810903277077

  38. C. Garibotti and M. Peszynska, Upscaling Non-Darcy Flow, Transport in Porous Media, published online March 13, 2009. DOI 10.1007/s11242-009-9369-2. Volume 80, Issue 3 (2009), pp. 401-430.
    See the manuscript

  39. M. Peszynska and S.-Y. Yi, Numerical methods for unsaturated flow with dynamic capillary pressure in heterogeneous porous media , International Journal of Numerical Analysis and Modeling, Vol. 5 (2008), Supp, pp. 126-149.

  40. M. Peszynska, R.E. Showalter, Multiscale elliptic-parabolic systems for flow and transport, Electron. J. Diff. Eqns., Vol. 2007(2007), No. 147, pp. 1-30.

  41. M. Peszynska, The total compressibility condition and resolution of local nonlinearities in an implicit black-oil model with capillary effects, Transport in Porous Media, ({63}), Number 1, April 2006, pp 201 - 222
    See manuscript

  42. M. Peszynska, Mortar adaptivity in mixed methods for flow in porous media, International Journal of Numerical Analysis and Modeling (2), No 3, 2005, pp 241-282.

  43. Tahsin Kurc, Umit Catalyurek, Xi Zhang, Joel Saltz, Ryan Martino, Mary Wheeler, Malgorzata Peszynska, Alan Sussman, Christian Hansen, Mrinal Sen, Roustam Seifoullaev, Paul Stoffa, Carlos Torres-Verdin, Manish Parashar, A Simulation and Data Analysis System for Large Scale, Data-Driven Oil Reservoir Simulation Studies, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (17), 2005, pp 1441-1467.

  44. V. Bhat, V Matossian, M. Parashar, M. Peszynska, M. Sen, P. Stoffa and M. F. Wheeler, Autonomic Oil Reservoir Optimization on the Grid, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (17), 2005, pp 1-26.

  45. S. Minkoff, C. M. Stone, S. Bryant, M. Peszynska, Coupled Geomechanics and Flow Simulation for Time-Lapse Seismic Modeling, Geophysics (69), No 1, 2004. pp 200-211.

  46. J. Saltz, U. Catalyurek, T. Kurc, M. Gray, S. Hastings, S. Langella, S. Narayanan, R. Martino, S. Bryant, M. Peszynska, M. Wheeler, A. Sussman, M. Beynon, C. Hansen, D. Stredney, and D. Sessana, Driving Scientific Applications by Data in Distributed Environments, Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS 2003) Part IV, Melbourne, Australia (June 2-4, 2003). Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2660, pp. 355-364, 2003.

  47. M. Peszynska, Multiphysics Coupling of Three-Phase and Two-Phase Models of Flow in Porous Media, in Analysis and Simulation of Multifield Problems, Eds: Wolfgang Wendland, Messoud Efendiev, Lecture Notes in Applied abd Computational Mechanics 12, Springer-Verlag, 2003.

  48. S. Minkoff, C. M. Stone, S. Bryant, M. Peszynska, M. F. Wheeler, Coupled Fluid Flow and Geomechanical Deformation Modeling, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering (2003), vol 38/1-2, pp 37 - 56.

  49. M.F. Wheeler, M. Peszynska, Computational Engineering and Science Methodologies for Modeling and Simulation of Subsurface Applications, Advances in Water Resources, 25 (8-12): 1147-1173, Aug-Dec 2002

  50. M. Peszynska, E.W. Jenkins, M.F. Wheeler, Boundary conditions for fully implicit two-phase flow model, Recent Advances in Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations and Applications, Xiaobing Feng and Tim P. Schulze, eds., Contemporary Mathematics Series (306), 2002, pp 85-106, American Mathematical Society.

  51. M. Peszynska, Advanced Techniques and Algorithms for Reservoir Simulation, III: Multiphysics coupling for two phase flow in degenerate conditions, IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications, Volume 131: Resource Recovery, Confinement, and Remediation of Environmental Hazards, Eds.: J. Chadam, A. Cunningham, R.E. Ewing, P. Ortoleva, and M.F. Wheeler, pp 21-40, Springer-Verlag, 2002.

  52. M. Peszynska, S. Sun, Reactive transport model coupled to multiphase flow models, Computational Methods in Water Resources, S. M. Hassanizadeh, R.J. Schotting, W.G. Gray, and G.F. Pinder, Eds., Elsevier, 2002, pp. 923-930.

  53. M. F. Wheeler, M. Peszynska, B. Riviere, Computational Science Issues in Modeling Oil and Gas Production, Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery-ECMOR VIII, (8p) EAGE, 2002. DOI 10.3997/2214-4609.201405953

  54. Q. Lu, M. Peszynska, M. F. Wheeler, A Parallel Multi-Block Black-Oil Model in Multi-Model Implementation, SPE Journal 7(3), pp. 278-287, September 2002, SPE 79535. [essentially the same as the report] (TICAM Report 01-34),

  55. M. Peszynska, M. F. Wheeler, I. Yotov, Mortar upscaling for multiphase flow in porous media, Comp. Geosciences (6), pp. 73-100, 2002.

  56. M. Peszynska, Q. Lu, M. F. Wheeler, Coupling different numerical algorithms for two-phase fluid flow, The Mathematics of Finite Elements and Applications X, MAFELAP X, J.R. Whiteman, Ed., Elsevier, 2000, pp. 205-214, August 1999.

  57. M.F. Wheeler, M. Peszynska, X. Gai, O. El-Domeiri, Modeling Subsurface Flow on PC Cluster, High Performance Computing 2000, A. Tentner, Ed., SCS, pp. 318-323.

  58. M. Peszynska, Q. Lu, M. F. Wheeler, Multiphysics Coupling of Codes, Computational Methods in Water Resources, L.R. Bentley, J.F. Sykes, C.A. Brebbia, W.G. Gray, and G.F. Pinder, Eds., A.A. Balkema, 2000, pp. 175-182.

  59. Q. Lu, M. Peszynska, M.F. Wheeler, A Parallel Multi-Block Black-Oil Model in Multi-Model Implementation, (TICAM Report 01-34), SPE 66359, SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, TX, Feb. 11-14, 2001, it is the version of (18) before revision

  60. M. F. Wheeler, J. A. Wheeler, M. Peszynska, A Distributed Computing Portal for Coupling Multi-Physics and Multiple Domains in Porous Media, Computational Methods in Water Resources, L.R. Bentley, J.F. Sykes, C.A. Brebbia, W.G. Gray, and G.F. Pinder, Eds., A.A. Balkema, 2000, pp. 167-174.

  61. M. Wheeler, T. Arbogast, S. Bryant, J. Eaton, Q. Lu, M. Peszynska, I. Yotov, Parallel Multiblock/Multidomain Approach for Reservoir Simulation, SPE 51884, 15th SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, TX, Feb. 14-17, 1999.

  62. S.E. Minkoff, C.M. Stone, J.G. Arguello, S. Bryant, J. Eaton, M. Peszynska, M.F. Wheeler, Staggered in Time Coupling of Reservoir Flow Simulation and Geomechanical Deformation: Step 1 - One-Way Coupling, SPE 51920, 15th SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, Houston, TX, Feb. 14-17, 1999.

  63. M. Peszynska, A Differential Model of Adsorption Hysteresis with Applications to Chromatography, III Coloquio sobre Ecuaciones Diferenciales Y Aplicaciones, May 1997, Vol. II, Angel Domingo Rueda, Jorge Guinez, eds., 1998 Universidad del Zulia.

  64. M. Peszynska, R. E. Showalter, A Transport Model with Adsorption Hysteresis, Differential and Integral Equations, 11 (1998), no.2, 327-340.

  65. J. Douglas, Jr., M. Peszynska, R. E. Showalter, Single phase flow in partially fissured media, Transport in Porous Media 28, pp. 285-306, 1997.

  66. M. Peszynska, Memory effects and microscale, Proceedings of IFIP Conference Modelling and Optimization of Distributed Parameter Systems with Application in Engineering, Warsaw, July 17-21, 1995, K. Malanowski, Z. Nahorski, M. Peszynska (Eds.), Chapman & Hall, 1996.

  67. M. Peszynska, Finite element approximation of diffusion equations with convolution terms, Math. Comp. 65 (1996), no. 215, pp 1019-1037.

  68. M. Peszynska, On a model for nonisothermal flow in fissured media, Differential and Integral Equations 8 (1995), no. 6, pp. 497-516.

  69. M. Peszynska, Analysis of an integrodifferential equation arising from modelling of flows with fading memory through fissured media, J. Partial Diff. Eqs. 8 (1995), pp. 159-173.

  70. M. Peszynska, Finite element approximation of a model of nonisothermal flow through fissured media, in "Finite Element Methods", M. Krizek, P. Neittaanmaki, R. Stenberg (Eds), Lecture Notes in Pure and Applied Mathematics 164 (1994), pp. 357-366, Marcel Dekker.

  71. M. Peszynska, Fluid flow through fissured media. Mathematical analysis and numerical approach, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Augsburg, 1992, Augsburg, Germany.


  1. White Paper from Forward Looking Workshop on Mathematical Geosciences November 13, 2011, Frank Giraldo, Michel Kern, Malgorzata Peszynska, Ivan Yotov (Eds.)

  2. Preface to Special Issue, International Journal of Numerical Analysis and Modeling, Vol. 5 (2008), Supp, M. Peszynska, R.E. Showalter, A. Spagnuolo, N. Walkington (Eds.)

  3. Special Issue: High Performance Computing in Geosciences, M. Peszynska, M.F. Wheeler, Concurrency Computat.: Pract. Exper. 2005; volume 17, pp 363-364, doi:10.1002/cpe.896

  4. Modelling and optimization of distributed parameter systems. Papers from the IFIP WG 7.2 Conference held in Warsaw, July 17--21, 1995. Eds: K. Malanowski, Z. Nahorski, M. Peszynska, Chapman & Hall, New York, 1996, 387 pages

Technical reports:

  1. L. Madsen, M. Ossiander, M. Peszynska, A. Goodman, G. Bromhal, W. Harbert, Risk reduction of CO2 storage with stochastic simulations, (Preliminary report, DOE-NETL Task 22), November 2014

  2. Cumulative Evaluation of Spatial Risk \& Uncertainty in Support of CO2 Storage Evaluation, L. Madsen, J. Nelson, M. Ossiander, M. Peszynska, J. Bauer, J. Mbuthia, K. Rose, (Preliminary report, DOE-NETL Task 21), November 2014

  3. Circe Verba, Andrew Thurber, Yvan Alleau, Dipankar Koley, Malgorzata Peszynska, Frederick Colwell, Marta Torres, Feasibility of Biogeochemical Sealing of Wellbore Cements: Lab and Simulation tests, (NETL-PUB-20070, DOE-NETL), August 2015.

  4. M. Peszynska, A. Doud, and M. F. Wheeler, Stochastic reservoir simulations with GSLIB and two-phase and black-oil models under IPARS, TICAM Report 03-30, 2003.

  5. Q. Lu, M. Peszynska and Gai Xiuli, Implicit Black-oil Model in IPARS Framework, TICAM Report 01-33, 2001.

  6. M. Peszynska, S. Sun, Multiphase Reactive Transport Module TRCHEM in IPARS, TICAM Report 01-32, 2001.

  7. M. Peszynska, S. Bryant, S. Sun, T. LaForce, S. Snider, Modeling of Couplex1 case with IPARS TRCHEM module, TICAM Report 01-31, 2001.

  8. M. Peszynska, The numerical implementation of SAM (Schwarz Additive Method) for discrete parabolic problems, University of Warsaw, Research Report R.R.I.14, II.5.2, Warsaw 1990.

  9. M. Niezgodka, A. Sieminska--Lewandowska, B. Przygodzka, P. Kowalski, M. Peszynska, and A. Trykozko, A study of artificial freezing ground techniques for the needs of underground construction in Warsaw, (in Polish), Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, April 1990.

  10. M. Peszynska, The domain decomposition module for parallel realization of the algorithm for boundary value problems solving, (in Polish), University of Warsaw, Research Report R.R.I.14, Warsaw, 1989

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