

.: Interests:
I am interested in developing and analyzing new algorithms, particularly for simulating and studying interfacial motions.
Some projects that I've worked on are the design of algorithms for the evolution of polycrystalline materials under annealing, automatic analysis
of atomic images (including defect detection and characterization, and grain boundary segmentation), and a fast and accurate scheme for the reinitialization of signed distance functions. Please see my research statement for details.
.: Publications:


M. Elsey. Selfsimilarity in twophase curvature flow. Journal of Statistical Physics. (2015), DOI 10.1007/s1095501512033. 


M. Elsey and D. Slepcev. Meancurvature flow of Voronoi diagrams. Journal of Nonlinear Science. 25:1 (2015), pp. 5985, DOI 10.1007/s003320149221x. 


M. Elsey and B. Wirth. Redistancing dynamics for vectorvalued multilabel segmentation with costly fidelity: grain identification in polycrystal images. Journal of Scientific Computing, 63:1 (2015), pp. 279306, DOI 10.1007/s1091501498923. 


M. Elsey and S. Esedoglu. Fast and accurate redistancing via directional optimization. SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 36:1 (2014), pp. A219A231. 


M. Elsey and B. Wirth. Fast automated detection of crystal distortion and crystal defects in polycrystal images. SIAM Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, 12:1 (2014), pp. 124. 


M. Elsey and B. Wirth. A simple and efficient scheme for phase field crystal simulation. ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis, 47:5 (2013), pp. 14131432. 


M. Elsey, S. Esedoglu, and P. Smereka. Simulations of anisotropic grain growth: Efficient algorithms and misorientation distributions. Acta Materialia, 61 (2013), pp. 20332043. 


M. Elsey and B. Wirth. Segmentation of crystal defects via local analysis of crystal distortion. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP), (2013), pp. 294302. 


M. Elsey, S. Esedoglu, and P. Smereka. Large
scale simulations and parameter study for a simple model of
recrystallization. Philosophical Magazine, 91:11, (2011), pp. 16071642. 


M. Elsey, S. Esedoglu, and P. Smereka. Large
scale simulation of normal grain growth via diffusion generated motion.
Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences, 467 (2011), pp. 381401. 


M. Elsey, S. Esedoglu, and P. Smereka. Diffusion
generated motion for grain growth in two and three dimensions.
Journal of Computational Physics, 228
(2009), pp. 80158033. 


M. Elsey and S. Esedoglu. Analogue
of the total variation denoising model in the context of geometry
processing. SIAM Multiscale Modeling and Simulation,
7:4 (2009), pp. 15491573. 
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