Andreas Carlson

Associate Professor - Mechanics
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Phone +47-22857223
Room 926
Visiting address Ullevål stadion Sognsveien 77 B 0855 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1053 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Academic interests

Fluid dynamics; Interfacial flows; Low Reynolds flows; Mathematical modeling; Capillary flows; Elastohydrodynamics; Phase Field Modeling; Biophysics; Soft matter physics; Membrane adhesion; Numerical Modeling; Cell dynamics.

Courses taught

MEK3230 - Fluid Mechanics (spring 2016)


2012-2015: Post-Doctroal Fellow at Harvard University at John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Wyss Institute

2007-2012: PhD Student at the Royal Institute of Technology at the Department of Mechanics


Silver Medal ERCOFTAC Leonardo Da Vinci competition (2012)
Sigvardt Eklund's Award (2008)

Tags: Mechanics, Fluid mechanics


P. Johansson, A. Carlson and B. Hess, Influence of water-substrate physico-chemistry in wetting dynamics, accepted Journal Fluid Mechanics, 2015

A. Carlson and L. Mahadevan, Dynamics of protein domains in the immunological synapse, accepted PLOS Computational Biology, 2015

A. Carlson and L. Mahadevan, Protein mediated membrane adhesion, Physics of Fluids, 27, 051901,2015

A. Carlson, P. Kim, G. Amberg and H. A. Stone, Short and long time dynamics of drops on lubricated substrates, EPL, 104, 2013

Y. Nakamura, A. Carlson, G. Amberg and J. Shiomi, Dynamic wetting at the nano-scale, Physical Review E, 8, 2013

A. Carlson, G. Bellani and G. Amberg, Contact line dissipation in short--time dynamic wetting, 6, EPL, 2012

A. Carlson, G. Bellani and G. Amberg, Universality in dynamic wetting dominated by contact line friction, Rapid Communication Physical Review E, 85, 2012

T. Laurila, A. Carlson, M. Do-Quang, T. Ala-Nissilä and G. Amberg, Thermo-hydrodynamics of boiling in a van der Waals fluid, Physical Review E, 85, 2012

Y. Lin, P. Skjetne and A. Carlson, A phase field method for multiphase electro-hydrodynamic flow, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 45, 2012

M. Do-Quang, A. Carlson and G. Amberg,The impact of ink-jet droplets on a paper-like structure, Fluid Dynamics & Materials Processes, 7, 2011

A. Carlson, M. Do-Quang, and G. Amberg, Dissipation in rapid dynamic wetting, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 682, 2011

A. Carlson, M. Do-Quang, and G. Amberg, Droplet dynamics in bifurcating channels, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 36, 2010

A. Carlson, M. Do-Quang, and G. Amberg, Modeling of dynamic wetting far from equilibrium, Physics of Fluids (Letter), 21, 2009

  • Carlson, Andreas & Mahadevan, L. (2016). Similarity and singularity in adhesive elastohydrodynamic touchdown. Physics of fluids.  ISSN 1070-6631.  28(1) . doi: 10.1063/1.4938115
  • Harrison, Prentice-Mott; Yasmin, Meroz; Carlson, Andreas; Michael A., Levine; M. W., Davidson; Daniel, Irima; Guillaume, Charras; Mahadevan, L. & Jagesh, Shah (2016). Long-lived asymmetries in polarized chemotactic cells give rise to a directional memory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  ISSN 0027-8424.  114 . doi: 10.1073/pnas.1513289113
  • Carlson, Andreas & Mahadevan, L. (2015). Elastohydrodynamics and Kinetics of Protein Patterning in the Immunological Synapse. PloS Computational Biology.  ISSN 1553-734X. . doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004481 Show summary
  • Carlson, Andreas & Mahadevan, L. (2015). Protein mediated membrane adhesion. Physics of fluids.  ISSN 1070-6631.  27, s 051901 . doi: 10.1063/1.4919777 Show summary
  • Johansson, Petter; Carlson, Andreas & Hess, Berk (2015). Water–substrate physico-chemistry in wetting dynamics. Journal of Fluid Mechanics.  ISSN 0022-1120.  781, s 695- 711 . doi: 10.1017/jfm.2015.517 Show summary

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