Fluid Dynamics Seminar Series

Department of Mathematical Sciences,
Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics,
Department of Mechanical Engineering

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Fall 2008

Seminars are held on Mondays at 4:00 p.m. in 611 Cullimore Hall, unless noted otherwise.  Faculty are encouraged to bring students as most of the seminars will include a short introduction at the beginning. For questions about the seminar schedule, please contact Yuan-Nan Young (yyoung@oak.njit.edu). 


Speaker and title

September 24 (Joint Wave Seminar)

Ehud Yariv, Faculty of Mathematics, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Title: Electrokinetic flows about polarizable particles (abstract)

September 29

Mark Borden, Department of Chemical Engineering, Columbia University
Title: Lipid-Coated Microbubbles: fundamentals and biomedical applications (abstract)

October 6

Petia Vlahovska, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College
Title: Electrohydrodynamic deformation of lipid bilayer membranes (abstract)

October 27

Shawn Walker, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Title: Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation for Electrowetting Driven Hele-Shaw Flow with Contact Line Friction (abstract)

November 10

Nina Shapley, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers University
Title: Flow of Concentrated Suspensions in Asymmetric Bifurcations (abstract)

December 1

X. Sheldon Wang, Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Title: From Molecular Dynamics for Proteins to Immersed Method for Fluid-Solid Systems - A Hierachical Multi-Scale and Multi-Physics Model of Soft Biological Materials (abstract)