Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus
Warren Weaver Hall, Office 1306
Ph.D., Aeronautics and Mathematics, Califormia Institute of Technology, USA, 1961.
M.S.E., Aeronautical Engineering, Princeton University, USA, 1958.
B.S.E., Aeronautical Engineering, 1956.
Classical fluid mechanics, asymptotic methods and singular perturbations, geophysical fluid dynamics, magnetohydrodynamics and dynamo theory, mathematical models in biology, and locomotion in fluids. My current research interests concern vorticity growth in Euler flows of an incompressible fluid in three dimensions.
"New Solutions of the Kinematic Dynamo Problem",
J. Math Physics
S. Childress and J.K. Percus,
"Nonlinear Aspects of Chemotaxis",
"Nearly two-dimensional solutions of Euler's equations",
"Growth of anti-parallel vorticity in Euler flows",