Publications

I. Seric, S. Afkhami, and L. Kondic, " Influence of thermal effects on stability of nanoscale films and filaments on thermally conductive substrates", Physics of Fluids, vol. 30, 012109, 2018. Selected as a Featured Article.

I. Seric, S. Afkhami, and L. Kondic. "Direct numerical simulation of variable surface tension flows using a Volume-of-Fluid method". Journal of Computational Physics, 2018, vol. 352(1), pp. 615-636, 2018.

C. A. Hartnett, I. Seric, K. Mahady, L. Kondic, S. Afkhami, J. D. Fowlkes and P. D. Rack. "Exploiting the Marangoni Effect to Initiate Instabilities and Direct the Assembly of Liquid Metal Filaments". Langmuir, 33(33), pp. 8123-8128, 2017.

I. Seric, S. Afkhami, L. Kondic, "Interfacial instability of thin ferrofluid films under a magnetic field", Journal of Fluid Mechanics Rapids, vol. 755(9), doi: 10.1017/jfm.2014.435, 2014

S. P. Naughton, N. K. Patel, I. Seric, "Instability of gravity driven flow of liquid crystal films". SIAM Undergraduate Research Online (SIURO), vol. 5, 2012.

Videos

I. Seric, K. Mahady, S. Afkhami, and L. Kondic, "Breakup of liquid metal filaments", Galery of fluid motion, American Physical Society, 69th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, Portland, OR, November 20-22, 2016.


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Invited Talks

I. Seric , S. Afkhami, and L. Kondic, "Direct numerical simulations of variable surface tension flows using a Volume-of-Fluid method," University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, June 8, 2017.

I. Seric, S. Afkhami, and L. Kondic,"Direct numerical simulations of variable surface tension flows using a Volume-of-Fluid method," Numerical analysis seminar, Los Alamos National Laboratory, May 1, 2017.

Contributed Talks

I. Seric, S. Afkhami, and L. Kondic, "Direct numerical simulation of variable surface tension flows using Volume-of-Fluid method," Applied Math Days 2017, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, April 7-8, 2017.

I. Seric , S. Afkhami, and L. Kondic, “Direct computations of Marangoni-induced flows using a Volume-of-Fluid method,“ SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Atlanta, GA, February 27-March 3, 2017.

I. Seric, K. Mahady, S. Afkhami, C. Hartnett, J. Fowlkes, P. Rack, and L. Kondic, "Explicit demonstration of the role of Marangoni effect in the breakup of nanoscale liquid filaments", Complex Fluids and Soft Matter Workshop, Hoboken, NJ, January 13, 2017.

I. Seric, K. Mahady, S. Afkhami, C. Hartnett, J. Fowlkes, P. Rack, and L. Kondic, "Explicit demonstration of the role of Marangoni effect in the breakup of nanoscale liquid filaments", American Physical Society, 69th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, Portland, OR, November 20-22, 2016.

S. Afkhami, I. Seric, L. Kondic, H. Kim, O. Shardt and H. A. Stone, "Spreading and mixing of drops on a miscible liquid of different surface tension", American Physical Society, 69th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, Portland, OR, November 20-22, 2016.

I. Seric , S. Afkhami, and L. Kondic, "Interfacial instability of thin ferrofluid films under a magnetic field", Complex Fluids and Soft Matter Workshop, Newark, NJ, January 16, 2015.

I. Seric, K. Mahady, S. Afkhami, and L. Kondic, "Volume of fluid simulations of liquefied metal nanofilms with Marangoni effects", American Physical Society, 67th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, San Francisco, CA, November 23-25, 2014.

I. Seric, S. Afkhami, and L. Kondic, "Numerical simulations of a ferrofluid drop on a substrate under an applied magnetic field", American Physical Society, 66th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, Pittsburgh, PA, November 24-26, 2013.

Posters

I. Seric, K. Mahady, S. Afkhami, and L. Kondic, “Breakup of liquid metal filaments,“ Graduate Student Research Day 2016, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, November 1, 2016. Best poster presentation for Department of Mathematical Sciences.

I. Seric, S. Afkhami, and L. Kondic, "Direct computations of Marangoni-induced flows using a volume of fluid method", Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics 2016, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, June 3-4, 2016.

I. Seric, S. Afkhami, and L. Kondic, "Interfacial instability in thin ferrofluid films under a magnetic field", Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics 2014, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, May 22-23, 2014.

I. Seric, S. Afkhami, and L. Kondic, "Interfacial instability in thin ferrofluid films under a magnetic field", Dana Knox Research Showcase 2014, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, April 16, 2014.

I. Seric, S. Afkhami, and L. Kondic, "Numerical simulations of a ferrofluid drop on a substrate under an applied magnetic field", Graduate Student Research Day 2013, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, October 31, 2013.

I. Seric, S. Afkhami, and L. Kondic, "Long-wave approximation of a ferrofluid film under an external magnetic field", Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics 2013, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, May 31 - June 2, 2013.

Research Workshops

Modeling Problems in Industry 2016: "Mathematical Prediction of Physician Triage of Asthma", problem presented by Dr. Sumanth Swaminathan, Revon Systems. Duke University, Durham, NC, June 13 - 17, 2016.

Modeling Problems in Industry 2014: "Effects of membrane morphology on separation efficiency", problem presented by Dr. Mark Hurwitz, Pall Corporation. New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, June 23 - 27, 2014.

Modeling Problems in Industry 2012: "Modeling industrial coalescers: droplet dynamics", problem presented by Dr. Mark Hurwitz, Pall Corporation. University of Delaware, Newark, DE, June 11 - 15, 2012.

Graduate Student Math Modeling Camp 2012: "Modeling Sterling Engine", problem presented by Dr. Sean Bohun. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, June 5 - 8, 2012.