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John V. Matthews, Research Associate

Please note: John has left the Mathematics department at Duke University; some info here might not be up to date.

Contact Info:
AOL Instant Messenger: dukemath114 (for Math 114)

AOL Instant Messenger: dukemath224 (for Math 224)
Office Location:  229 Physics Bldg
Office Phone:  (919) 660 2811
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:

Office Hours:

Tuesday 9:00am - 10:00am
Thursday 3:00pm - 4:00pm
By appointment

B.S., Mathematics, North Carolina State University, 1995 M.Sc., Applied Mathematics, North Carolina State University, 1998 Ph.D., Applied Mathematic, North Carolina State University, 2000
Research Interests: Applied Mathematics, Scientific Computation, Mechanics of Granular Materials

Curriculum Vitae
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. P.A. Gremaud, J.V. Matthews, D.G. Schaeffer, Secondary Circulation in Granular Flow through Nonaxisymmetric Hoppers, SIAM J. Appl. Math. (Accepted, To Appear), SIAM  [abs]
  2. P.A. Gremaud, J.V. Matthews, On the Computation of Steady Hopper Flows II: von Mises Materials in Various Geometries, J. Comput. Phys. (Submitted, Submitted)  [abs]
  3. J.V. Matthews, D.G. Schaeffer, A Well-Posed Free Boundary Value Problem for a Hyperbolic Equation with Dirichlet Boundary Conditions, SIAM J. of Math Anal. (Accepted, To Appear)  [abs]
  4. Pierre A. Gremaud, John Matthews, On the Computation of Steady Hopper Flows: I, Stress Determination for Coulomb Materials, J. Comput. Phys., 165, (2000), pp. 1-21  [abs]
  5. Pierre A. Gremaud, John V. Matthews, Michael Shearer, Similarity solution for granular flows in hoppers, Proceedings of the SIAM/AMS Conference on Nonlinear PDEs, Dynamics and Continuum Physics; J. Bona, K. Saxton, R. Saxton, Eds.; AMS Contemporary Mathematics Series, 2000, pp. 79-95  [abs]
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