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Karl B. Glasner, Visiting Assistant Professor

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

Contact Info:
Office Location:  224 Physics Bldg.
Office Phone:  660-2838
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:


University of Chicago, PhD Applied Math, 1998 University of Chicago, MS Applied Math, 1994 University of Wyoming, BS Physics, 1993
Research Interests:

Fluid Dynamics: diffuse fluid interfaces, thin films, surfactants. Solidification: phase field models, numerical simulation, rapid processes and solute trapping; Interface dynamics: numerical methods, coalescence and break-up, pattern formation.

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Karl Glasner, Viscous Flows as Gradient Systems (Preprint, 0)
  2. Karl Glasner and Tom Witelski, Coarsening Dynamics of Dewetting Films (Preprint, 0)
  3. Karl Glasner, A Diffuse Interface Approach to Hele-Shaw Flow, Nonlinearity (Submitted, 0)
  4. Karl Glasner, Nonlinear Preconditioning for Diffuse Interfaces, J. Comp. Phys., #174, (2001) (Accepted, 0)
  5. Karl Glasner, Solute Trapping and the Non-equilibrium Phase Diagram for Solidification of Binary Alloys, Physica D , 146 (1-4) (2001) pp. 328-340

For research, teaching and personal information, visit Dr. Glasner's web page.
ph: 919.660.2800
fax: 919.660.2821

Mathematics Department
Duke University, Box 90320
Durham, NC 27708-0320