TMNT-Lab @ Purdue

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News items & tidbits:

 

  • June 2019 Recent work of the TMNT-Lab PI and collaborators, on topological defects (domain walls) with long-range interactions, was featured in the Physical Review's Kaleidoscope visual gallery. Enjoy!
  • May 2019 Masashi Nishiguchi (The University of Mount Union) and Valeria Tellez (Texas A&M University–Kingsville) join the TMNT-Lab for the 12-week SURF 2019 program. Welcome!
  • May 2019 Sanjan Muchandimath (IIT-Madras) joins the TMNT-Lab for the 9-week PURE 2019 program. Welcome!
  • May 2019 TMNT-Lab PI organizes the minisymposium on Modeling and Simulation of Fluid--Structure Interactions of Internal Flows in Soft Conduits at the 2019 SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems.
  • May 2019 Kim's poster at the Advancing Health: An Engineering – Medicine Partnership wins a prize for being top-rated in the "Brain and Health Function". Congratulations!
  • April 2019 Members of the TMNT-Lab attend and present talks the 2019 Midwestern University Fluid Mechanics Retreat (MUFMECH).
  • April 2019 Aditya Ghodgaonkar defends his MS thesis. Congratulations!
  • March 2019 A proposal on "Micro- and nano-scale flows through deformable confinements" has been funded under the Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC) of the Government of India to establish a collaboration between Purdue University and IIT Kharagpur.
  • December 2018 Dr. Kimberley Stevens joins the group as a Lillian Gilbreth Postdoctoral Fellow after defending her PhD thesis at Brigham Young University (BYU). Dr. Stevens will also be a joint member of Prof. Rayz's Cardiovascular Flow Modeling Laboratory in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. Welcome!
  • November 2018 Zihao receives a H. William Bottomley Research Scholarship from the School of Mechanical Engineering for Spring 2019, recognizing his research contributions to the TMNT-Lab. Congratulations!
  • November 2018 Members of the TMNT-Lab present talks at the 71st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, including organizing the Focus Session on The Physics of Microscale Fluid Structure Interactions: Fully Coupled Flow and Deformation Mechanics (Part I, Part II).
  • October 2018 Special Issue of the journal Mechanics Research Communications on "Mechanics from the 20th to the 21st Century: The Legacy of Gérard A. Maugin," co-guest edited by the TMNT-Lab PI, is published.
  • September 2018 Julia receives a Purdue Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) Scholarship for 2018-2019, recognizing her engagement in research, scholarship, or creative work in the TMNT-Lab. Congratulations!
  • August 2018 TMNT-Lab PI recognized amongst 97 (out of 452) "Outstanding Engineering Teachers from Spring '18" by Purdue's College of Engineering for his contributions to ME309 (undergraduate Fluid Mechanics).
  • August 2018 TMNT-Lab PI will discuss the TMNT-Lab's research on fluid--structure interactions at the University of Nebraska--Lincoln's Department of Mathematics Colloquium.
  • July 2018 Zoë and Zihao present posters at the 2018 SURF Research Symposium.
  • July 2018 Aditya and the Purdue team of interns receive the "The Good Doctor Steve Weber Engineering Excellence Award" for their work at Sun Hydraulics this summer. Congratulations!
  • June 2018 Members of the TMNT-Lab present talks at the 18th U.S. National Congress for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics.
  • May 2018 Zoë Penko (University of Alabama at Birmingham) joins the TMNT-Lab for the 12-week SURF 2018 program. Welcome!
  • May 2018 Zihao Lin (Purdue) joins the TMNT-Lab for the 12-week SURF 2018 program. Welcome!
  • May 2018 Joshua David JR (IIT-Madras) joins the TMNT-Lab for the 9-week PURE 2018 program. Welcome!
  • May 2018 Pranay Nagrani (NIT-Karnataka, Surathkal) joins the TMNT-Lab for 10-weeks under the S. N. Bose Scholars Program 2018 exchange. Welcome!
  • April 2018 Tanmay Inamdar defends his MS thesis. Congratulations!
  • April 2018 Mengying Wang defends her MS thesis. Congratulations!
  • December 2017 Dr. Federico Municchi joins the group as a postdoc after defending his PhD thesis at TU Graz. Welcome!
  • November 2017 Tanmay Shidhore defends his MS thesis. Congratulations!
  • November 2017 Members of the TMNT-Lab present talks at the 70th Annual APS DFD Meeting.
  • November 2017 Members of the TMNT-Lab present talks at the 2017 APS Prairie Section Fall Meeting.
  • October 2017 Aditya Ghodgaonkar joins the group to work toward his MSME thesis. Welcome!
  • August 2017 Vishal Anand joins the group to work towards his PhD. Welcome!
  • July 2017 NSF Grant CBET-1705637 "Microscale Fluid--Structure Interactions: Towards a Predictive Theory of Their Dynamic Response" awarded to the TMNT-Lab PI to support research in the group.
  • June 2017 Julia Meyer (Purdue) joins the TMNT-Lab for the 12-week SURF 2017 program. Welcome!
  • June 2017 Special Issue of the journal Wave Motion on "Mathematical modeling and physical dynamics of solitary waves: From continuum mechanics to field theory," co-guest edited by the TMNT-Lab PI, is published.
  • May 2017 Sanketh Saravanan (IIT-Madras) joins the TMNT-Lab for the 8-week PURE 2017 program. Welcome!
  • February 2017 Members of the TMNT-Lab present talks at the 2017 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering.
  • December 2016 Mengying Wang joins the group to work toward her MSME thesis. Welcome!
  • November 2016 Members of the TMNT-Lab present talks at the 69th Annual APS DFD Meeting.
  • October 2016 ACS PRF grant 57371-DNI9 "Controlling Particle Migration Using Geometry and Hydrodynamics" awarded to the TMNT-Lab PI to support research in the group.
  • September 2016 Theme Issue of the storied Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London on "Energy and the subsurface," co-guest edited by the TMNT-Lab PI, is published.
  • September 2016 Tanmay Inamdar joins the group to work toward his MSME thesis. Welcome!
  • August 2016 Daihui Lu joins the group to work towards her PhD. Welcome!
  • March 2016 Tanmay Shidhore joins the group to work toward his MSME thesis. Welcome!
  • January 2016 TMNT-Lab @ Purdue is founded. Off we go!