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Knut-Andreas Lie

Research Manager / Chief Scientist

Knut-Andreas Lie

Knut-Andreas Lie is chief scientist and research manager for the Computational Geosciences group, widely renowned for its development of open-source simulators (MRST and OPM). He has more than 20 years experience as research mangager, is Professor II at NTNU, a SIAM Fellow, and elected member of the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences. He also leads SINTEF Digital's prioritized research area "Mathematics in Technology".


Master's degree in industrial mathematics, Norwegian Institute of Technology, 1993
PhD in industrial and applied mathematics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 1998

Competence and research areas

- Numerical methods for flow in porous media: gridding and discretization, linear and nonlinear solvers, solution strategies, upscaling and multiscale methods, flow diagnostics, data-driven methods, streamline methods, etc.

- Open-source software for flow in porous media.

- Reservoir simulation and simulation of CO2 storage

- Numerical methods for nonlinear PDEs, including high-resolution methods (Godunov, TVD, ENO, WENO, etc), front tracking, and operator-splitting methods

- Research management

Contact info

Visiting address:
Forskningsveien 1