Computational mathematics Thu 16:15-17:45
room 1016
Image and Data Processing Tue 11:30-13:00
room 1146
Differential equations and related issues Fri 12:15-13:45
room 1016
Partial differential equations Tue 12:15-13:45
room 1016
Sylwester Arabas, PhD
address:Łojasiewicza 6, PL-30-348 Kraków, Poland

Research interests:
  • cloud physics
  • transport phenomena
  • research software engineering
  • quantitative finance

CV light:
2008MSc in physicsUniversity of Warsaw
2013PhD in physicsUniversity of Warsaw

Awards and scholarships:
2011Conference award (SIAM GS11, Long Beach, CA)Foundation for Polish Science
2012START fellowship (incl. 1 month visit at NCAR, Colorado)Foundation for Polish Science
2013START fellowship - continuationFoundation for Polish Science
2014Mentorship programme (TUDelft, NCAR)Foundation for Polish Science

Research grants:
2007-2008Signatures of Evaporation of Artificial Snow in Alpine Lower Troposphere (SEASALT)EUropean Facility for Airborne Research (EUFAR)
2011-2013Construction of 2-dimensional kinematic cloud numerical model based on the precise description of the microphysics of aerosol particles, clouds and rainPoland's National Science Centre (NCN)
2018-2020Cloud and atmospheric particulate matter microphysics: novel mathematical modelling approachesFoundation for Polish Science

  1. Sylwester Arabas, Ahmad Farhat,
    Derivative pricing as a transport problem: MPDATA solutions to Black–Scholes-type equations
  2. S. Arabas, S. Shima,
    On the CCN (de)activation nonlinearities
    Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 24, 535-542 (2017)
  3. A. Jaruga, S. Arabas, D. Jarecka, H. Pawlowska, P.K. Smolarkiewicz, M. Waruszewski,
    libmpdata++ 1.0: a library of parallel MPDATA solvers for systems of generalised transport equations
    Geoscientific Model Development, 8, 1005-1032 (2015)
  4. S. Arabas, A. Jaruga, H. Pawlowska, W.W. Grabowski,
    libcloudph++ 1.0: a single-moment bulk, double-moment bulk, and particle-based warm-rain microphysics library in C++
    Geoscientific Model Development, 8, 1677-1707 (2015)
  5. S. Arabas, D. Jarecka, A. Jaruga, M. Fijałkowski,
    Formula translation in Blitz++, NumPy and modern Fortran: A case study of the language choice tradeoffs
    Scientific Programming, 22, 201-222 (2014)
  6. S. Arabas, S. Shima,
    Large-Eddy Simulations of Trade Wind Cumuli Using Particle-Based Microphysics with Monte Carlo Coalescence
    Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 70, 2768-2777 (2013)
  7. M. Kulmala, et al. (120 co-authors),
    General overview: European Integrated project on Aerosol Cloud Climate and Air Quality interactions (EUCAARI) – integrating aerosol research from nano to global scales
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11, 13061-13143 (2011)
  8. S. Arabas, H. Pawlowska,
    Adaptive method of lines for multi-component aerosol condensational growth and CCN activation
    Geoscientific Model Development, 4, 15-31 (2011)
  9. F. Cairo, et al. (51 co-authors),
    An introduction to the SCOUT-AMMA stratospheric aircraft, balloons and sondes campaign in West Africa, August 2006: rationale and roadmap
    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 10, 2237-2256 (2010)
  10. S. Arabas, H. Pawlowska, W.W. Grabowski,
    Effective radius and droplet spectral width from in-situ aircraft observations in trade-wind cumuli during RICO
    Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L11803 (2009)
Division of Computational Mathematics, Institute of Computer Science, Łojasiewicza 6, 30-348 Kraków, Poland