Graduate Students Advised


    PhD Students:

      6. Zahra Niroobakhsh, (PhD in Materials Science and Engineering, 2017)
               Dissertation: Viscoelastic Surfactant / Fatty Acid Interfaces: Fluid Dynamics, Rheology, and Structure

          subsequent position: Assistant Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering (tenure track) at Univeristy of Missouri Kansas City

      5. Andong He, (PhD in Mathematics, 2011)
               Dissertation: Conformal Mapping and Variational Methods for Interfacial Dynamics in Fluids

          subsequent position: Postdoctoral Research Associate at ICERM, Brown University

      4. Michael Higley, (PhD in Mathematics, 2009)
               Dissertation: Stochastic and Deterministic Processes in Fragmentation and Sedimentation

          subsequent position: Postdoctoral Fellow in the Dept of Mathematical Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology

      3. Nestor Z. Handzy, (PhD in Mathematics, 2005)
               Dissertation: Experimental Observations and Mathematical Description of Micellar Fluid Flow

          subsequent position: Postdoctoral Associate in the Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute, Israel

      2. Michael C. Sostarecz, (PhD in Mathematics, 2004)
               Dissertation: Experiments and Modeling in Viscoelastic Fluids: Dimpled Drops and Beaded Filaments

          subsequent position: Visiting Professor in Dept of Mathematics at the University of Delaware

      1. Linda B. Smolka, (PhD in Mathematics, 2001) - coadvised with Diane M. Henderson
               Dissertation: On the Motion of Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Liquid Filaments: Stretching, Beading, Blistering, Pinching

          subsequent position: VIGRE Postdoc in Mathematics at Duke University

    Master's Degree Students:

      James Fan (MA in Mathematics, 2016) - coadvised with Christopher Griffin
               Thesis: Control Models of Lehman's 7th Law of Software Engineering in Single and Duopolistic Markets

      Qichuan Bai (MA in Mathematics, 2013)
               Thesis: Dynamic Buckling and Tension of an Elastic Beam Under Impact of a Projectile

      Torben P. Grumstrup (MS in Mechanical Engineering, 2006)
               Thesis: Entry of Solids into Liquids

      Melissa C. Clayton (MA in Mathematics, 2004)
               Thesis: Wrinkling of a Micellar Gel Formed at a Surfactant/Salt Fluid Interface

      Kristin Hartford (MA in Mathematics, 2000)
               Thesis: Travelling Waves on an Exactly Solvable Reaction-Diffusion System

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