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The Group

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Name
Research Topic
Robert C. Armstrong
Head
David J. Adrian
Graduate Student
Modeling Viscoelastic Flow in Three-Dimensional Geometries
Zubair Anwar (www)
Graduate Student
Enabling Microscopic Simulators to Perform System-Level Analysis of Viscoelastic Flows
Theis F. Clarke
Graduate Student
Incorporation of Structure in Molecular Simulations of Complex Fluid Flow
Micah J. Green
Graduate Student
Molecular Modeling of Liquid-Crystal Polymer Phase Behavior and Dynamics
Katherine R. Schadel
Graduate Student
TBD
Administrative Assistant
Gwen Wilcox



Former Students

Bassan, Ephraim Moss S.M. 1983: "Use of constrained recovery for the reduction of extrudate swell";
Beris, Antony N. Ph.D. 1985: "Calculations of viscoelastic flow in a journal bearing";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown;
Current Location: University of Delaware.
Bhave, Aparna Vasant Ph.D. 1992: "Kinetic theory for dilute and concentrated polymer solutions: study of non-homogeneous effects";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown;
Current Location: Imation.
Bibbo, Miguel Angel Ph.D. 1987: "Rheology of semi-concentrated fiber suspensions".
Burmenko, Irina S.M. 2005: "Brownian Dynamics Simulations of Fine-Scale Molecular Models in Complex Flow Calculations".
Byars, Jeffrey Alan Ph.D. 1996: "Experimental characterization of viscoelastic flow instabilities";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown;
Current Location: USDA.
Caola, Anthony Ph.D. 2000: "The solution of large viscoelastic flow problems using parallel iterative techniques";
Co-advisor: R.A. Brown;
Current Location: BCG.
Chiu, Peter Yung-Chang S.B. 1980: "Electrical conductivity in polystyrene/copper fiber composites".
Coates, Paul John Ph.D. 1992: "Simulation of the flow of viscoelastic fluids in contraction geometries";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown.
Colhoun, Frederick Ph.D. 1999: "Relaxation of processing induced orientation in polymer melts";
Co-advisor: G.C. Rutledge;
Current Location: Eastman Chemical.
Cowan, Alice E. S.B./S.M. 1979: "Extensional viscosity of polyethylene and polystyrene melts";
Co-advisor: R.E. Cohen.
Dalal, Mukund Dharamdas S.M. 1980: "Structure-property relationships of high impact polystyrene";
Current Location: Indian Organic Chemicals.
Dinh, Steven Minh Sc.D. 1981: "On the rheology of concentrated fiber suspensions".
Essandoh, Louis S.M. 1977: "Contributions to the kinetic theory and rheology of dilute polymer solutions".
Faeth, Lisa Ellen Chem. Engineer 1984: "Rheology of an epoxy network forming system".
Genieser, Lars Herbert Ph.D. 1997: "Stress- and velocity-field evolution in viscoelastic planar contraction flow";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown;
Current Location: Union Carbide.
Ghosh, Indranil Ph.D. 2000: "Molecular modeling of polymer solutions using Brownian dynamics";
Co-advisor: R.A. Brown;
Current Location: Mckinsey & Company.
Gupta, Suresh Kumar S.B. 1978: "Modeling the stretching response of isolated polymer molecules in transient elongational flow".
Hong, Joonkee S.B. 1984: "Production and properties of the physically pre-foamed polyurethane".
Ishikawa, Shingo Sc.D. 1979: "A study of the mechanism of vortex inhibition".
Jungherr, Lisa Barbara S.B. 1980: "Investigation of an equally-spaced time constant model for the viscometric properties of polystyrene fluids".
Khan, Saad Akhtar Ph.D. 1985: "Rheology of large gas fraction liquid foams";
Current Location: North Carolina State University.
Kim-E, Miral Eonhah Ph.D. 1984: "The effects of inertia, shear-thinning and elasticity on the numerical simulation of polymeric flows";
Co-advisor: R.A. Brown.
King, Robert Clinton, Jr. Sc.D. 1987: "Stable and convergent finite element methods for the calculation of viscoelastic flows in smooth geometries";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown.
Lawler, John Vincent Ph.D. 1986: "Laser-Doppler velocimetry of viscoelastic flow between eccentric rotating cylinders";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown;
Current Location: Gillette.
Lee, David Shu Chung Ph.D. 1998: "Rheological characterization of LDPE and PMMA with optical methods";
Current Location: Elf Atochem.
Liu, Alice Weimin Ph.D. 1997: "Viscoelastic flow of polymer solutions around arrays of cylinder: comparison of experiment and theory";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown;
Current Location: Lucent.
Lunsmann, Walter J. S.M. 1991: "Finite element calculations with viscoelastic fluid models of steady flow past a sphere";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown.
McKinley, Gareth Huw Ph.D. 1991: "Nonlinear dynamics of viscoelastic flows in complex geometries";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown;
Current Location: MIT.
Mendelson, Michael A. S.B. 1980: "Numerical solutions to transport problems by the finite element method";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown;
S.M. 1980: "On the numerical simulation of viscoelastic flow";
Co-advisor: R.A. Brown.
Menon, Raghu Koyamangalam Sc.D. 1990: "Kinetic theory, rheology and complex flows of liquid-crystalline polymers";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown.
Muller, Susan Jean Ph.D. 1986: "Experimental analysis of flow through an axisymmetric sudden contraction: rheological characterization and LDV measurements";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown;
Current Location: University of California, Berkeley.
Nayak, Radha Ph.D. 1998: "Molecular simulation of liquid crystal polymer flow: a wavelet-finite element analysis";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown;
Current Location: Applied Materials.
Northey, Paul Joseph Ph.D. 1991: "Numerical simulation of time-dependent, two-dimensional viscoelastic fluid flows";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown;
Current Location: 3M.
Oswal, Ravinder Kumar S.M. 1980: "A constitutive equation for carbon black filled elastomers".
Phillips, Scott D. Ph.D 2006: "Analysis of Complex Viscoelastic Flows using a Three-dimensional, Time-dependent Finite Element Method";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown;
Current Location: Creare.
Quinzani, Lidia Maria Ph.D. 1991: "Birefringence studies of entry flows of concentrated polymer solutions";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown;
Current Location: Univerdidad Nacional del Sur (Argentina).
Raiford, William Postell Ph.D. 1988: "Laser-Doppler velocimetry measurements of nonlinear viscoelastic flow transitions in the axisymmetric sudden contraction";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown;
Current Location: DuPont.
Rajagopalan, Dilip Ph.D. 1991: "Convergent finite-element calculation of steady, viscoelastic flow using nonlinear, multimode constitutive models";
Co-advisor: R.A. Brown;
Current Location: DuPont.
Ramalingam, Suresh Ph.D. 1994: "Fiber spinning and rheology of liquid-crystalline polymers";
Current Location: Intel.
Salamon, Todd Richard Ph.D. 1996: "Finite element simulations of steady viscoelastic free-surface flows";
Co-advisor: R.A. Brown;
Current Location: Lucent.
Shapley, Nina Ph.D. 1999: "Laser Doppler velocimetry measurements of particle velocity fluctuations in a concentrated suspension";
Co-advisor: R.A. Brown;
Current Location: Columbia University.
Shine, Annette Dudek Ph.D. 1982: "The rotation of suspended ferromagnetic fibers in a magnetic field";
Current Location: University of Delaware.
Smith, Mark D. Ph.D. 2000: "Simulation of nonisothermal and time-dependent viscoelastic flows";
Co-advisor: R.A. Brown;
Current Location: Finle.
Suen, Jason Ph.D. 2002: "Multiscale simulation of viscoelastic flows : applications to kinetic theory models of polymer melts and liquid crystalline polymers";
Current Location: UC San Diego (postdoc).
Szady, Michael Joseph Ph.D. 1996: "Finite element methods for the time dependent simulation of viscoelastic fluid flows";
Co-advisor: R. A. Brown;
Current Location: Arco Chemicals.
Weigand, Christine Ellen S.M. 1992: "Thermoplastic processing of starch and starch-based systems".
Weinberg, Mark Sc.D. 1981: "The rheology of carbon black filled elastomers";
Current Location: DuPont.
Yarmoska, Bruce Steven S.M. 1979: "A rheological study of paper-coating vinyl resins";
Co-advisor: R. E. Cohen.
Yasuda, Kenji S.M. 1977: "Investigation of the analogies between Viscometric and linear viscoelastic properties of polystyrene";
Co-advisor: R. E. Cohen;
Ph.D. 1979: "Investigation of the analogies between viscometric and linear viscoelastic properties of polystyrene";
Co-advisor: R. E. Cohen.
Current Location: Oji Paper.
Yeh, Por-Wun Ph.D. 1984: "Finite element simulation of viscoelastic fluid flow through a sudden contraction";
Co-advisor: R.A. Brown.



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