Pattern Formation and Dynamical Systems
The research topic concerns the formation of patterns over time as matter moves and interacts with its surroundings under different stress and temperature regimes and through different media. This includes studying, e.g., the mixing of fluids with different viscosities in porous media, hyper-ballistic super diffusion, flows in networks, and the character and motion of dislocations in different crystal structures. The research also reaches beyond the geoscience and physics field, into topics related to biology (such as active matter research) and astronomy (the formation of cosmic dust-bunnies).
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