Recent NEWS



Recent PAPERs and preprints


  1. "Modeling Multi-phase Flow using Fluctuating Hydrodynamics", A. Chaudhri, J. B. Bell, A. L. Garcia and A. Donev, submitted to Phys. Rev. E, 2014, [ArXiv:1407.6749].
  2. "Dynamic Density Functional Theory with hydrodynamic interactions and fluctuations", A. Donev and E. Vanden-Eijnden, J. Chem. Phys., 140, 234115, 2014, [ArXiv:1403.3959].
  3. "Metropolis Integration Schemes for Self-Adjoint Diffusions", N. Bou-Rabee and A. Donev and E. Vanden-Eijnden, SIAM J. Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, 12(2):781-831, 2014 [ArXiv:1309.5037]
  4. "Efficient Variable-Coefficient Finite-Volume Stokes Solvers", M. Cai and A. J. Nonaka and J. B. Bell and B. E. Griffith and A. Donev, to appear in CiCP, 2014 [ArXiv:1308.4605].
  5. "A reversible mesoscopic model of diffusion in liquids: from giant fluctuations to Fick's law", A. Donev, T. G. Fai, and E. Vanden-Eijnden,  J. Stat. Mech., P04004, 2014 [ArXiv:1312.1894]. A short summary is available as "Reversible Diffusion by Thermal Fluctuations", A. Donev, T. G. Fai, and E. Vanden-Eijnden, 2013 [ArXiv:1306.3158].
  6. "Brownian Dynamics without Green's Functions", S. Delong, F. Balboa Usabiaga, R. Delgado-Buscalioni, B. E. Griffith and A. Donev, 2014, J. Chem. Phys., 140, 134110, 2014 [ArXiv:1401.4198].
  7. "Low Mach Number Fluctuating Hydrodynamics of Diffusively Mixing Fluids", A. Donev and A. J. Nonaka and Y. Sun and T. G. Fai and A. L. Garcia and J. B. Bell, Communications in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science (CAMCOS), 9-1:47-105, 2014 [ArXiv:1212.2644].
  8. "Fluctuating hydrodynamics of multispecies nonreactive mixtures" by K. Balakrishnan and A. L. Garcia and A. Donev and J. B. Bell, Phys. Rev. E 89:013017, 2014 [ArXiv:1310.0494].
  9. "A Minimally-Resolved Immersed Boundary Model for Reaction-Diffusion Problems", A. Pal Singh Bhalla, B. E. Griffith, N. A. Patankar and A. Donev, J. Chem. Phys., 139:214112, 2013 [ArXiv:1306.3159].
  10. "The Stokes-Einstein Relation at Moderate Schmidt Number", F. Balboa Usabiaga and X. Xie and R. Delgado-Buscalioni and A. Donev, J. Chem. Phys., 139:214113, 2013 [ArXiv:1309.7361]
  11. "Inertial Coupling Method for particles in an incompressible fluctuating fluid", F. Balboa Usabiaga and R. Delgado-Buscalioni and B. E. Griffith and A. Donev, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 269:139-172, 2014 [ArXiv:1212.6427], code available at https://code.google.com/p/fluam.
  12. "Temporal Integrators for Fluctuating Hydrodynamics", S. Delong and B. E. Griffith and E. Vanden-Eijnden and A. Donev, Phys. Rev. E, 87(3):033302, 2013 [arXiv:1212.1033].
  13. "Staggered Schemes for Fluctuating Hydrodynamics", F. Balboa and J. Bell and R. Delgado-Buscalioni and A. Donev and T. G. Fai and B. Griffith and C. Peskin, SIAM J. Multiscale Modeling and Simulation, 10(4):1369-1408, 2012 [arXiv:1108.5188].
  14. "Diffusive Transport Enhanced by Thermal Velocity Fluctuations", A. Donev, A. de la Fuente, J. B. Bell, and A. L. Garcia, Phys. Rev. Lett., 106:204501, 2011 [ArXiv:1103.5532]. For more technical details, see longer paper "Enhancement of Diffusive Transport by Nonequilibrium Thermal Fluctuations", A. Donev, A. de la Fuente, J. B. Bell, and A. L. Garcia, J. Stat. Mech., P06014, 2011, [arXiv:1103.5244].

Selected Presentations



  1. "Brownian Dynamics without Green's Functions", minisymposium on Particle Methods for Micro- and Nano-flows at ECFD VI, July 21st 2014, Barcelona, Spain.
  2. "Computational Modeling of Reaction-Diffusion Systems: From particle to hydrodynamic simulations", CEA Saclay seminar, July 18th, 2014.
  3. "Multiscale models of diffusive mixing: from giant fluctuations to Fick's law", invited talk at the Multiscale Computational Methods in Materials Modelling Meeting (MCM3), June 18th 2014, ICMS, Edinburgh, UK.
  4. "A reversible mesoscopic model of diffusion in liquids: from giant fluctuations to Fick's law", polymer physics seminar at ETH Zurich, May 22nd 2014.
  5. "The Truth about diffusion (in liquids)", invited contribution to minisymposium on Multiscale modeling at SciCADE 2013, Valladolid, Spain, September 2013, and Applied Math Seminar at Courant October 2013 and UC Berkeley February 2014.
  6. "Minimally-Resolved Simulations of Suspensions of Active Brownian Particles", presentation given at the AFOSR Computational Math Program Review BRICC, Arlington VA, July 2013.
  7. "Coupling an Incompressible Fluctuating Fluid with Suspended Structures", presentation given at the Mechanical Engineering Department at Northwestern University, May 2013.
  8. "Low Mach Number Fluctuating Hydrodynamics of Diffusively Mixing Fluids", talk given at the minisymposium on Hydrodynamics of Complex Fluids at the Micro and Nano-Scales, SIAM CSE13 Conference, Boston, February 2013.
  9. "Computational Fluctuating Hydrodynamics Modeling of Giant Fluctuations", presentation given at the Department of Physics at Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy, November 2012.
  10. "Stochastic Simulation of Complex Fluid Flows", talk at the Workshop on Multiscale Modeling in Soft Condensed Matter held at the KITP institute, UCSB, April 2012. Some movies can be found here.
  11. "Diffusive Transport Enhanced by Thermal Velocity Fluctuations", seminar at U.N.E.D., Madrid, Spain, October 2011 and also minisymposium on Fluctuating Hydrodynamics, ICIAM 2011, Vancouver, Canada, July 2011.
  12. "A Hybrid Particle-Continuum Method Coupling a Fluctuating Fluid with Suspended Structures", plenary talk at the AMS von Neumann Symposium, Snowbird, Utah, July 6th 2011.
  13. "Finite-Volume Schemes for Fluctuating Hydrodynamics", Courant Numerical Analysis Seminar, March 2011.
  14. "An Event-Driven Kinetic Monte Carlo Algorithm for Reaction-Diffusion Systems", Courant Graduate Student Seminar, December 2010.