# Biography:Ami Harten

Amiram Harten | |
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Born | 1946^{[1]} |

Died | 1994 |

Nationality | Israeli |

Alma mater | New York University |

Known for | TVD scheme ENO scheme Shock capturing schemes |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Applied Mathematics |

Institutions | Tel Aviv University, UCLA |

Doctoral advisor | Peter Lax |

**Amiram Harten** (1946 – 1994) was an *United States* -Israeli applied mathematician. Harten made fundamental contribution to the development of high-resolution schemes for the solution of hyperbolic partial differential equations. Among other contributions, he developed the total variation diminishing scheme, which gives an oscillation free solution for flow with shocks.^{[2]}

In 1980s, Harten along with Björn Engquist, Stanley Osher, and Sukumar R. Chakravarthy developed the essentially non-oscillatory (ENO) schemes. The article on ENO, titled, *Uniformly High Order Accurate Essentially Non-oscillatory Schemes, III* was published in Journal of Computational Physics, in 1987 ^{[3]}
and is one of the most cited papers in the field of scientific computing. It was republished in 1997 in the same journal.^{[4]} Harten is listed as an ISI highly cited researcher.^{[5]}

In 1990 Harten gave a talk on "Recent developments in shock-capturing schemes" at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Kyoto.^{[6]}

## References

- ↑ "Amiram Harten - Curriculum Vitae". Archived from the original on 13 April 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20140413154750/http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/people/faculty/tadmor/Editorial/Ami%20Harten%20cv.pdf. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
- ↑ Harten, Ami (1983), "High resolution schemes for hyperbolic conservation laws",
*J. Comput. Phys.***49**(2): 357–393, doi:10.1016/0021-9991(83)90136-5, Bibcode: 1983JCoPh..49..357H - ↑ Harten, Ami; Engquist, Bjorn; Osher, Stanley; Chakravarthy, Sukumar R. (1987), "Uniformly High Order Accurate Essentially Non-oscillatory Schemes, III",
*J. Comput. Phys.***71**(2): 231–303, doi:10.1016/0021-9991(87)90031-3, Bibcode: 1987JCoPh..71..231H - ↑ Harten, Ami; Engquist, Bjorn; Osher, Stanley; Chakravarthy, Sukumar R. (1997), "Uniformly High Order Accurate Essentially Non-oscillatory Schemes, III",
*J. Comput. Phys.***131**(1): 3–47, doi:10.1006/jcph.1996.5632, Bibcode: 1997JCoPh.131....3H - ↑ Thomson ISI,
*Harten, Amiram, ISI Highly Cited Researchers* - ↑ Harten, Ami (1991), "Recent developments in shock-capturing schemes",
*Proceedings of the International Congress of Mathematicians, (Kyoto, 1990)***II**: 1549–1559

## External links

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