TMNT Lab @ Purdue

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TMNT Lab Research Collage

Active Projects

  • Microscale fluid–structure interactions: Towards a predictive theory of their dynamic response.
  • Fluid–structure interactions in intracranial aneurysms: Coupled flow and biomechanics.
  • Controlling particle migration using geometry and hydrodynamics.
  • Computational methods for interfacial flows and fluid–structure interactions.
  • Non-Newtonian fluid flows, including viscous gravity currents, start-up problems, microflows, slip phenomena.
  • Nonlinear waves; PDEs with Hamiltonian structure; stochastics (see e.g., langevinkinks project)
  • Hyperbolic conservation laws in fluid mechanics.

See also Prof. Christov's faculty research presentation.

Other Projects

  • Anomalous scalings in the diffusion of granular materials.
  • Chaotic mixing of granular materials.
  • Nonlinear Fourier analysis and transforms for ocean acoustics modeling.
  • Nonlinear acoustics (inviscid and thermoviscous), wave propagation and shock formation.
  • Internal waves, breaking and shock formation.
  • Wavelets and wavelet methods for signal processing and solution of PDEs.

Funding Sources

National Science Foundation
Los Alamos National Lab
American Chemical Society