Research Interests
Hydrodynamic stability, nonlinear waves in geophysical fluid dynamics and in vortices; stability of vortices; resonant wave interactions in boundary layers and in geophysical fluid dynamics; aeroacoustics and numerical methods for solving partial differential equations arising in the foregoing research areas. Also, some interest in the PDE approach to mathematical finance.
Recent Journal Articles

Feys, J. and Maslowe, S.A., "Elliptical Instability of the MooreSaffman Model for a Trailing Wingtip Vortex", J. Fluid Mech. 803, 556590 (2016) doi:10.1017/jfm.2016.512

Feys, Jan and Maslowe, Sherwin A., "Linear Stability of the MooreSaffman Model for a Trailing Wingtip Vortex", Phys. Fluids 26, 02418 (2014) doi:10.1063/4865838

Feys, Jan and Maslowe, Sherwin A., "Long Nonlinear Surface Waves in the Presence of a Variable Current", Stud. Appl. Math. 126, 303318 (2011) doi:10.1111/j.14679520.00506.x

Maslowe, S.A. and Nigam, N., "The Nonlinear Critical Layer for Kelvin Modes on a Vortex with a Continuous Velocity Profile ", SIAM J. Appl. Math. 68, No. 3, 825843 (2008)

PerraultJoncas, Dominique and Maslowe, Sherwin A., "Linear Stability of a Compressible Coaxial Jet with Continuous Velocity and Temperature Profiles", Phys. Fluids 20, 074102 (2008) doi:10.1063/1.2946443

Caillol, P. and Maslowe, S.A., "The Small Vorticity Nonlinear Critical Layer for Kelvin Modes on a Vortex", Stud. Appl. Math. 118, 221254 (2007)

Campbell, L.J. and Maslowe, S.A., "Nonlinear Critical Layer Evolution of a Forced Gravity Wave Packet ", J. Fluid Mech. 493, 151179 (2003)

Maslowe, S.A. and Clarke, S.R., "Subcritical Rossby Wavesin Zonal Shear Flows with Nonlinear Critical Layers", Stud. Appl. Math. 108, 89103 (2002)

Burns, A.G., Maslowe, S.A. and Brown, S.N., "Barotropic Instability of the Bickley Jet at High Reynolds Numbers", Stud. Appl. Math. 109, 279296 (2002)

Campbell, L.J. and Maslowe, S.A., "A Nonlinear Numerical Simulation of the Critical Layer Evolution for a Forced Rossby Wave Packet in a Zonal Shear Flow ", Mathematics and Computers in Simulation 55, 365375 (2001)

Choboter, P.F., Brunet, G. & Maslowe,S.A., "Forced Disturbances in a Zero Absolute Vorticity Gradient Environment ", J. Atmos. Sci. 57, 14061419 (2000)

Mallier, R. and Maslowe, S.A., "Weakly Nonlinear Evolution of a Wave Packet in a Zonal Mixing Layer ", Stud. Appl. Math. 102, 6985 (1999)

Liu, Chonghui and Maslowe, S.A., "A Numerical Investigation of Resonant Interactions in Adverse Pressure Gradient Boundary Layers ", J. Fluid Mech. 378, 269289 (1999)

Campbell, L.J. and Maslowe, S.A., "Forced Rossby Wave Packets in Barotropic Shear Flows with Critical Layers ", Dyn. Atmos. & Oceans 28, 937 (1998)

Maslowe, S.A., "Wave Packet Critical Layers in Stratified Shear Flows ", Dyn. Atmos. & Oceans, 23, 115123 (1996)

Finlay, W.H., Liu, Chonghui and Maslowe, S.A., "The Nonlinear CriticalWall Layer in a Parallel Shear Flow ", Stud. Appl. Math. 94, 4155 (1995)

Maslowe, S.A., Benney, D.J. and Mahoney, D.J., "Wave Packet Critical Layers in Shear Flows ", Stud. Appl. Math. 91, 116 (1994)

Mallier, R. and Maslowe, S.A., "Fully Coupled ResonantTriad Interactions in a Free Shear Layer ", J. Fluid Mech. 278, 101121 (1994
Publications in Books

"Shear Flow Instabilities and Transition ", Chapter 7 (pp. 181.228) in Hydrodynamic Instabilities and the Transition to Turbulence (H.L. Swinney and J.P. Gollub, Eds.), Springer.Verlag (1981).

"Critical Layers in Shear Flows ", Ann. Rev. Fluid Mech. 18, 405.432 (1986).

"Waves in Shear Flows ", (pp. 347.363) in Continuum Mechanics and Its Applications (G.A. Graham and S.K. Malik, Eds.), Hemisphere Publishing Corp. (1989).

Moreau, R.J., Pigny, S.L. and Maslowe, S.A., "Amplitude Evolution of Interfacial Waves in Aluminum Reduction Cells " in Liquid Metal Magnetohydrodynamics (J. Lielpeteris and R. Moreau, eds.; Kluwer Academic Publishers) 197204 (1989).

Moreau, R.J., Pigny, S.L. and Maslowe, S.A., "Interfacial Instabilities and Waves in the Presence of a Transverse Electric Current " in New Trends in Nonlinear Dynamics and Pattern Forming Phenomena: The Geometry of Nonequilibrium (P. Coullet and P. Huerre, eds.; Plenum Press). (p. 95102)

Busse, F.H., Gollub, J.P., Maslowe, S.A. and Swinney, H.L., "Recent Progress ", Chapter 10, 2nd edition of Hydrodynamic Instabilites and the Transition to Turbulence (ed. H.L. Swinney and J.P. Gollub; Berlin, Springer) 289302 (1985).
Honours & Awards
 SIAM Visiting Lecturer 197576, 1976.77
 J.S. Guggenheim Fellow, 197879 visiting Imperial College and University College London
 Professeur Associé, Chercheur Associé at CNRS and Professeur Invité, Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, 198687
 Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Scholar at the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, San Diego, 1994
 Russell Severance Springer Visiting Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, AprilMay 1999
Graduate students
 P. Balagondar, M.Sc. completed in 1981 (Finite Amplitude Waves in a Model Boundary Layer)
 G. Deblonde, M.Sc. completed in 1981 (Instabilité Barotrope du Jet de Bickley)
 D. Collins, Ph.D. completed in 1982 (A Numerical Study of the Stability of a Stratified Mixing Layer)
 S. Melkonian, Ph.D. completed in 1987 (Nonlinear Waves on Thin Films and Related Phenomena
 Patricia Leung, M.Sc. completed in 1992 (Weakly Nonlinear Stability Theory of the Bickley Jet)
 Lucy Campbell, M.Sc. completed in 1996 (Forced Rossby Wave Packets in a Zonal Shear Flow in the Presence of Critical Layers); Ph.D. completed in 2000 (Nonlinear Critical Layer Development of Forced Wave Packets in Geophysical Shear Flows)
 Chonghui Liu, Ph.D. completed in 1997 (A Numerical Investigation of Resonant Interactions in Adverse Pressure Gradient Boundary Layers)
 Paul Choboter, M.Sc. completed in 1997 (Forced Rossby Waves in a Zero Absolute Vorticity Gradient Environment)
 Dominique PerraultJoncas, M.Sc. completed in 2007 (Linear Stability of Coaxial Jets with Application to Aeroacoustics)
 Jan Feys, Ph.D. completed in 2015 (Waves on Shear and Vortex Flows and the Stability of the MooreSaffman Model for a Wingtip Vortex))
Courses
 189651 Asymptotic Approximations and Perturbation Methods
 189653 Special Topics in Fluid Dynamics; Mathematical Methods of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
 189586 Advanced Boundary and Initial Value Problems
 189325 Ordinary Differential Equations
 189381 Complex Variables
 189224 Linear Algebra