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Michael J. Miksis

Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics and (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech M426
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

(847) 491-3345Email Michael Miksis

Website

Miksis Research


Departments

Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Education

Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, New York University, New York, NY

M.S. Applied Mathematics, 1977, New York University, New York, NY

B.S. Physics, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA


Research Interests

Theoretical and computational fluid mechanics; materials science and biology, especially free boundary problems, multiphase flows, and stability theory; asymptotic and perturbation methods; computational methods


Significant Recognition

  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Fellow, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

Selected Publications

  • Young, Y.N.; Veerapaneni, Shravan; Miksis, Michael J., “ Long-wave dynamics of a inextensible planar membrane in a electric field ”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, (2014)
  • Miksis, Michael J.; McConnell, Lane C.; Vlahovska, Petia M., “Vesicle electrohydrodynamics in DC electric fields”, IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics (Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications), (2013)
  • Blount, Maurice J.; Miksis, Michael J.; Davis, Stephen H., “The equilibria of vesicles adhered to substrates by short-ranged potentials”, Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, (2013)
  • Miksis, Michael J.; Salac, David, “Reynolds number effects on lipid vesicles”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, (2012)
  • Miksis, Michael J.; Vlahovska, Petia M.; Seiwert, Jacopo, “Stability of biomimetic membranes in DC electric fields”, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, (2012)
  • M. J. Blount, M. J. Miksis and S. H. Davis, “Fluid flow beneath a semipermeable membrane during drying processes”, Physical Review E, (2012)
  • Davis, S. H.; Miksis, M. J.; Vogl, C. J., “Moving boundary problems governed by anomalous diffusion”, Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Science, (2012)
  • L. K. Aagesen;A. E. Johnson;J. L. Fife;P. W. Voorhees;M. J. Miksis;S. O. Poulsen;E. M. Lauridsen;F. Marone;M. Stampanoni, “Pinch-off of rods by bulk diffusion”, Acta Materialia, (2011)