Group Members


  • UNED Physics Ph.D. student Jaime Arturo de la Torre is visiting the Courant institute during the Fall of 2013.
  • Graduate student Yifei Sun joined the Courant Institute in the Fall of 2013 after doing summer research in our group in 2012 and 2013.
  • Courant Ph.D. student Yuan Xin "Bill" Bao joined the group in Fall of 2013 and is co-advised with Charlie Peskin and Boyce Griffith.
  • Visiting junior scientist Jason Kay did summer research in 2013 under joint supervision with Boyce Griffith.
  • Amit Kumar Bhattacharjee joined the group as a postdoctoral research associate in March 2013.
  • Courant Ph.D. student Steven Delong joined my research group in the Fall of 2011.
  • Courant Ph.D. student Thomas Fai works with Professor Charles Peskin and has joined our research effort in fluctuating hydrodynamics for fluid mixtures with the help of the DOE CSGF program.

collaborators, Future and past members



  1. Mingchao Cai was a Postoctoral Associate in my group summer of 2012 - summer of 2013.
  2. I collaborate closely with Boyce Griffith from the NYU Department of Medicine on several research projects involving his code IBAMR, as well as with my colleague Eric Vanden-Eijnden.
  3. UAM Physics Ph.D. student Florencio Balboa works with my collaborator Rafael Delgado-Buscalioni (UAM, Madrid, Spain) and visited the Courant institute during the Spring of 2011.
  4. Research scientist Andy Nonaka works with my collaborator John Bell at the LBNL Center for Computational Sciences and Engineering, and has recently joined our efforts to develop low Mach number schemes for fluctuating hydrodynamics of fluid mixtures.
  5. I recently began a collaboration with Northwestern University graduate student Amneet Bhalla and his advisor Neelesh Patankar.