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Knut-Andreas Lie

Research Manager / Chief Scientist

Knut-Andreas Lie is chief scientist and research manager for the Applied Computational Sciences group, widely renowned for its development of open-source software for simulating flow in porous media (MRST and OPM). He has more than 20 years experience as research manager, 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 (NTH), 1993
PhD in industrial and applied mathematics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), 1998

Competence and research areas

Reservoir simulation (oil and gas, CO2 storage, etc.):
- Griding and discretization
- Numerical linear algebra and nonlinear solution methods
- Upscaling and multiscale methods
- Flow diagnostics and reduced-order modelling
- Physics-and-data-driven methods
Open-source software for flow in porous media
Numerical methods for hyperbolic convervation and balance laws
Research management
Scientific publishing (many years' experience as journal editor)




Research areas

Contact info

Visiting address:
Forskningsveien 1