Fluid Dynamics Seminar Series

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

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Spring 2007

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

January 22nd

Kausik Sarkar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware
Title: Ultrasound Contrast Agents: A Problem in Fluid Mechanics (abstract)

February 5th

Darko Volkov, Department of Mathematics, WPI
Title: An inverse problem for the recovery of active faults from surface observations (abstract)
Demetrius Papageorgiou

February 12th

Jerzy Blawzdziewic, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yale University
Title: Distributions of particle packings in static and slowly driven amorphous materials: Does the concept of Edwards entropy make sense? (abstract)

February 19th

Becca Thomases, Courant Institute, New York University
Title: Analysis and computations for viscoelastic fluids (abstract)

February 26th (Postponed)

Arvind Gopinath, DEAS, Harvard University
Title: TBA (abstract)

March 5th

Gerardo Callegari, TRI, Princeton University
Title: Spontaneous absorption of droplets into single pores and fibrous porous materials (abstract)
Lou Kondic

March 20th

Petia Vlahovska, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College
Title: Microhydrodynamics of soft particles (abstract)

April 2nd

Arnauld Goullet, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NJIT
Title: Chaotic advection and control for mixing purposes in laminar flows (abstract)
Wooyoung Choi

April 30th

Roman Grigoriev, School of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology
Title: The role of resonance phenomena in chaotic mixing (abstract)
Lou Kondic