### Recent NEWS

- (May 2017) A. Donev, B. Delmotte and M. Driscoll are
awarded a three-year
**NSF grant**PMP-1706562 on "Magnetic microrollers as a platform for active transport" by the Particulate and Multiphase Processes division of the National Science Foundation.

- (March 2017) A. Donev gets
**awarded**the Simons Fellow in Mathematics and Physical Sciences from the Simons Foundation for Fall of 2017.

- (February 2017) A group of Courant faculty lead by A.
Donev as PI are awarded a five-year Research and Training
Grant
**NSF RTG on "Mathematical Modeling and Simulation"**by the National Science Foundation (grant DMS-1646339). - (Sept 2015) A. Donev gets
**promoted**to Associate Professor of Mathematics.

- (April 29th 2015) Courant Ph.D. student Steven Delong
successfully
**defended**his thesis "Temporal Integrators for Langevin Equations with Applications to Fluctuating Hydrodynamics and Brownian Dynamics" under the supervision of A. Donev.

- (July 1st 2014) A. Donev is awarded a three-year
**NSF grant**DMS-1418706 by the Division of Mathematical Sciences of the National Science Foundation. - (April 16th 2013) Read popular science "new
faces" article about A. Donev.

- (May 8th 2012) A. Donev is awarded a five-year Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Early Career Research Program.
- (Jan. 11th 2012) A. Donev is awarded a three-year Air
Force's
Young Investigator Research Program award.

- (June 2011) A. Donev is awarded a three-year
**NSF grant**DMS-1115341 by the Division of Mathematical Sciences of the National Science Foundation.

### Recent preprints

- "
**Large Scale Brownian Dynamics of Confined Suspensions of Rigid Particles**", B. Sprinkle, F. Balboa Usabiaga, N. A. Patankar and A. Donev, submitted to*J. Chem. Phys.*, 2017 [ArXiv:1709.02410]. - "
**A fluctuating boundary integral method for Brownian suspensions**", Y. Bao and M. Rachh and E. Keaveny and L. Greengard and A. Donev, submitted to J. Comp. Phys., 2017 [ArXiv:1709.01480 ] - "
**A minimal model for a hydrodynamic fingering instability in active suspensions**", B. Delmotte, M. Driscoll, P. Chaikin, A. Donev, submitted to PRF, 2017 [ArXiv:1706.07330]. - "
**Fluctuation-enhanced electric conductivity in electrolyte solutions**", J.-P. Peraud, A. Nonaka, A. Chaudhri, J. B. Bell, A. Donev and A. L. Garcia, to appear in PNAS, 2017 [ArXiv:1706.06227]. - "
**Hydrodynamic shocks in microroller suspensions**", B. Delmotte, M. Driscoll, P. Chaikin, A. Donev, to appear in PRF, 2017 [ArXiv:1702.03350].

### Selected Presentations

- "
**Brownian dynamics of colloids in quasi two-dimensional confinement**", seminar given at ETH Polymer Physics, July 2017. - "
**A fluctuating boundary integral method for Brownian suspensions**", Simons Foundation Biophysical Modeling seminar, May 16th 2017. - "
**Coupling a nano-particle with fluctuating hydrodynamics**", talk at workshop on Advances in theory and simulation of non-equilibrium systems, NESC16, Sheffield, England, July 2016.

- "
**Fast Reactive Brownian Dynamics**", invited talk at workshop on Spatially Distributed Stochastic Dynamical Systems in Biology, Newton Institute, Cambridge, June 2016.

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**Computer Simulations of Giant Fluctuations**", talk at IMT12, Madrid, May 2016. - "
**Rigid Multiblob Methods for Stokesian Suspensions of Rigid Particles**", invited talk at CECAM workshop on Hydrodynamic Fluctuations in Soft-Matter Simulations, Monash University Prato Centre, February 11th 2016 - "The Truth about diffusion (in liquids)", seminar given at UMD College Park, October 28th 2015.
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**Fluctuating Hydrodynamics of Reactive Fluid Mixtures**", invited talk at the workshop on Molecular and Chemical Kinetics (MOLKIN'15), Berlin, Germany, Sept 2015. - "
**Fluctuating hydrodynamics of complex fluid flows**", review given at the CECAM Workshop on Molecular Dynamics meets Fluctuating Hydrodynamics, Miraflores, Spain, May 11th 2015. - "
**Brownian Suspensions of Rigid Particles**", minisymposium on Hydrodynamics at Small Scales, SIAM CSE15, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 18th 2015. - "
**An Immersed Boundary Method for Suspensions of Rigid Bodies**", NA Courant Seminar, Dec 5th 2014.

- "
**Brownian Dynamics without Green's Functions**", minisymposium on Particle Methods for Micro- and Nano-flows at ECFD VI, July 21st 2014, Barcelona, Spain.

- "
**Computational Modeling of Reaction-Diffusion Systems: From particle to hydrodynamic simulations**", CEA Saclay seminar, July 18th, 2014.

- "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.
- "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.
- "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.
- "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.

- "Finite-Volume Schemes for Fluctuating Hydrodynamics", Courant Numerical Analysis Seminar, March 2011.
- "An Event-Driven Kinetic Monte Carlo Algorithm for Reaction-Diffusion Systems", Courant Graduate Student Seminar, December 2010.