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David Chopp

Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence

Chair of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

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2145 Sheridan Road
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Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics


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Education

Ph.D. Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley, CA

B.S. Mathematics and Applied Mathematics in Numerical Analysis, University of Washington, Seattle, WA


Research Interests

Numerical methods; scientific computing; motion of interfaces. Applications include bacterial biofilms; neurophysiology; crack propagation; and solidification, among others.


Significant Recognition

  • Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence

Selected Publications

  • BL Vaughan;BG Smith;DL Chopp, “The Influence of Fluid Flow on Modeling Quorum Sensing in Bacterial Biofilms”, Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, (2010)
  • J Shi, D Chopp, J Lua, N Sukumar, T ..., “Abaqus Implementation of Extended Finite Element Method Using a Level Set Representation for Three-Dimensional Fatigue Crack Growth and Life Predictions”, Engineering Fracture ..., (2010)
  • BV MERKEY;BE RITTMANN;DL CHOPP, “Modeling how soluble microbial products (SMP) support heterotrophic bacteria in autotroph-based biofilms”, Journal of Theoretical Biology, (2009)
  • DL CHOPP, “ANOTHER LOOK AT VELOCITY EXTENSIONS IN THE LEVEL SET METHOD”, Siam Journal on Scientific Computing, (2009)
  • R DUDDU, DL CHOPP, B MORAN, “A Two-Dimensional Continuum Model of Biofilm Growth Incorporating Fluid Flow and Shear Stress Based Detachment”, BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOENGINEERING, (2009)
  • BV Merkey, BE Rittmann, DL Chopp, “Modeling how soluble microbial products (SMP) support heterotrophic bacteria in autotroph- ...”, Journal of Theoretical Biology, (2009)
  • N SUKUMAR, DL CHOPP, E BECHET, et al., “Three-dimensional non-planar crack growth by a coupled extended finite element and fast marching method”, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING, (2008)
  • MJ REMPE, N SPRUSTON, WL KATH, et al., “Compartmental neural simulations with spatial adaptivity”, JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE, (2008)
  • Duddu, R.; Bordas, S.; Chopp, D.; Moran, B., “A combined extended finite element and level set method for biofilm growth.”, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, (2008)
  • Kirisits, M. J.; Margolis, J. J.; Purevdorj-Gage, B. L.; Vaughan, B.; Chopp, D. L.; Stoodley, P.; Parsek, M. R., “Influence of the hydrodynamic environment on quorum sensing in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms.”, Journal of Bacteriology, (2007)