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Burt S. Tilley

Associate Professor

Affiliated with:

Education:

BS University of Massachusetts, Lowell 1988

BA University of Massachusetts, Lowell 1988

PhD Northwestern University 1994

Postdoc Laboratoire d'Hydrodynamique Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau 1995-1996

Office Location

Stratton Hall, 202A

Contact

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+1-508-831-6664

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Research Interests:

Mathematical Modeling

Fluid Mechanics, Free Boundary Problems

Heat Transfer

Perturbation Methods

Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

Scholarly Work:

Nonlinear Long-Wave Stability of Superposed Fluids in an Inclined Channel - 1994

Linear Stability Theory of Two-Layer Flow in an Inclined Channel - 1996

Shear and interfacial instabilities of oil-water flow in an inclined channel - 1996

On Symmetric Long-Wave Patterns in Two-Layer Flows - 1997

Oblique two-fluid stagnation point flow - 1998

Dynamics and rupture of planar electrified liquid sheets - 2001

Microwave-Enhanced CVI: A Sharp Interface Model - 2001

Unsteady Stokes flow near an oscillating, heated contact line - 2001

Microwave heating of laminates - 2002

The effect of electric fields on the rupture of thin viscous films by van der Waals forces - 2003

Dynamics of the Oil-Air Interface in Hard Disk Drive Bearings - 2005

Electrokinetic instabilities in thin microchannels - 2005

On undercompressive shocks and flooding in two-layer flows - 2005

On undercompressive shocks in constrained two-layer flows - 2005

Thermocapillary control of rupture in thin viscous fluid sheets - 2005

Kinetic Sculptures: A Centerpiece Project Integrated with Mathematics and Physics - 2006

Long-wave linear stability theory for two-fluid channel flow including compressibility effects - 2006

Instabilities and Taylor dispersion in isothermal binary thin liquid films - 2008

On the stability of sheared menisci in Hele-Shaw cells - 2008

On Taylor dispersion effects for transient solutions in geothermal heating systems - 2009

Dialysate Sodium and the Milieu Interieur - 2012

Geometry-driven charge accumulation in electrokinetic flows through laminates - 2012

On temperature attenuation in staged open-loop wells - 2012

Pitching, bobbing and performance metrics for undulating finite-length swimming filaments - 2012

Thermally induced van der Waals rupture in thin viscous fluid sheets - 2012

A homogenization analysis of the compressible flow between a slider and a moving patterned rough surface - 2013

On microchannel shapes in liquid-cooled electronics applications - 2013

On self-similar thermal rupture of thin liquid sheets - 2013

On thermal resistance in concentric residential geothermal heat exchangers - 2014