Math @ Duke

Linda B. Smolka, VIGRE Postdoc
Please note: Linda has left the Mathematics department at Duke University; some info here might not be up to date.  Contact Info:
 Office Hours:
 T 4:005:30 p.m., W 45 p.m., and by appt.
 Education:
 Penn State University, Ph.D., Mathematics, 2002
Penn State University, M.A., Mathematics, 1997
Princeton University, B.S.E., Civil Engineering, 1989
 Research Interests: Fluid Mechanics, Mathematical Modeling, Applied Mathematics
Modeling and analysis of free surface flows of Newtonian and viscoelastic fluids. Effects of inhomogeneities in a chemical reactiondiffusion system.
 Recent Publications
(More Publications)
 L. B. Smolka, A. Belmonte, D. M. Henderson, T. P. Witelski, Exact solution for the extensional flow of a viscoelastic filament,
European Journal of Applied Mathematics
(November, Submitted, 2003) [abs]
 L. B. Smolka and A. Belmonte, Drop pinchoff and filament dynamics of wormlike micellar fluids,
J. NonNewtonian Fluid Mech., vol. 115
(2003),
pp. 125 [abs]
 L.B. Smolka and A. Belmonte, Bead Formation Along a Thinning Viscoelastic Filament,
Rheologica Acta
(Submitted, 0)
 L. B. Smolka and A. Belmonte, Effects of salt on filament dynamics during drop pinchoff in xanthan gum solutions,
Phys. Fluids
(Submitted, 0) [abs]
 D.M. Henderson, H. Segur, L. B. Smolka, and M. Wadati, The motion of a falling liquid filament,
Phys. Fluids 12, 550565 (2000)
[abs]


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