Personal Information

Alexander Veit
Department of Computer Science
University of Chicago
5801 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

Research Interests

  • Acoustic and electromagnetic wave propagation
  • Time-domain boundary integral equations
  • Boundary element methods
  • A posteriori error estimation
  • Low-rank tensor approximations


  • A. Veit, R. Scott. Using the Tensor-Train approach to solve the ground-state eigenproblem for hydrogen molecules. Submitted. Preprint
  • A. Veit, M. Merta, J. Zapletal, D. Lukas. Efficient Solution of Time-Domain Boundary Integral Equations Arising in Sound-Hard Scattering. Submitted. Preprint
  • S. Khoromskij and A. Veit. Efficient computation of highly oscillatory integrals by using QTT tensor approximation. Submitted. Preprint
  • S. Sauter and A. Veit. Adaptive Time Discretization for Retarded Potentials. Accepted for publication in Numerische Mathematik. Preprint
  • S. Sauter and A. Veit. Retarded boundary integral equations on the sphere: exact and numerical solution. IMA J. Numer. Anal., 2013. Preprint
  • J. Ballani, L. Banjai, S. Sauter and A. Veit. Numerical Solution of Exterior Maxwell Problems by Galekin BEM and Runge-Kutta Convolution Quadrature. Numerische Mathematik, Springer, 1-28, 2012. Preprint
  • S. Sauter and A. Veit. A Galerkin Method for Retarded Boundary Integral Equations with Smooth and Compactly Supported Temporal Basis Functions. Numerische Mathematik, Springer, 1-32, 2012. Preprint
  • B. N. Khoromskij, S. Sauter and A. Veit. Fast Quadrature Techniques for Retarded Potentials Based on TT/QTT Tensor Approximation. Comp. Meth. Appl. Math.,11(3), 2011. Preprint

Former positions

  • Postdoc at the Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences in Leipzig, Germany (June 2013 - November 2013).
  • Postdoc at the Institute for Mathematics, University of Zurich, Switzerland (February 2012 - June 2013).


  • TT-Toolbox: Library for the manipulation of tensors in the Tensor Train format (Matlab)
  • BEM4I: Parallel boundary element library
  • Xoyondo