TMNT Lab @ Purdue

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Research

TMNT Lab Research Collage

Active Projects

  • Microscale Fluid–Structure Interactions: Towards a Predictive Theory of Their Dynamic Response
  • 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
  • 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 acoustics, wave propagation and shock formation in homentropic fluids
  • Internal wave breaking in lakes
  • Wavelets and wavelet methods for signal processing and solution of PDEs

Funding Sources

National Science Foundation
Los Alamos National Lab
American Chemical Society