Office: Burnside Hall, Room 1247
Office Hours: T. Th. 2:00 to 3:00pm
Office Phone: (514) 398-3849
Office FAX: (514) 398-3899
Courses for Winter Term 2008
Courses for Fall Term 2007
Research Interests - Past and Present
General Research Areas:
Asymptotics and Numerical Analysis,
Dynamical Systems of Non-Linear PDE
emphasis in the areas of material science;
solidification physics; fluid dynamics; interfacial wave theory; pattern
formation and crystal growth.
Specific Research Subjects
- Before 1981:
Applied mathematical problems in chemical engineering:
physico-chemical hydrodynamics, fluidization, fluid dynamical instabilities,
Applied mathematical problems in
astro-physics: formation of spiral structure of galaxies, etc.
Applied mathematical problems in crystal growth and micro-gravity science: floating zone technique in crystal growth, thermo-capillary instability of liquid bridge, etc.
Some fundamental theoretical
problems in condensed matters physics, material science and
fluid dynamics: phase transition,
dendritic growth in solidification, interfacial instabilities,
formation in Hele-Shaw flow, pattern formation in non-equilibrium systems, etc.
Mathematical material science and mathematical biology.
February 20, 2009