### Recent NEWS

- (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 PAPERs and preprints

- "
**Coupling a nano-particle with isothermal fluctuating hydrodynamics: Coarse-graining from microscopic to mesoscopic dynamics**", P. Español and A. Donev, to appear in J. Chem. Phys., 2015 [ArXiv:1509.01540] - "
**Brownian Dynamics of Confined Rigid Bodies**", S. Delong, F. Balboa Usabiaga and A. Donev, to appear in J. Chem. Phys., 2015 [Arxiv:1506.08868], see our RotationalDiffusion github for codes. - "
**An immersed boundary method for rigid bodies**", B. Kallemov and A. Pal Singh Bhalla and B. E. Griffith and A. Donev, submitted to Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg. (CMAME), 2015 [ArXiv:1505.07865]. - "
**Fluctuating hydrodynamics of multispecies reactive mixtures**", A. K. Bhattacharjee, K. Balakrishnan, A. L. Garcia, J. B. Bell and A. Donev, to appear in J. Chem. Phys., 2015 [ArXiv:1503.07478]. - "
**Dynamic scaling for the growth of non-equilibrium fluctuations during thermophoretic diffusion in microgravity**", R. Cerbino, Y. Sun, A. Donev and A. Vailati, Scientific Reports, 5:14486, 2015 [ArXiv:1502.03693]. - "
**Low Mach Number Fluctuating Hydrodynamics of Multispecies Liquid Mixtures**", A. Donev and A. J. Nonaka and A. K. Bhattacharjee and A. L. Garcia and J. B. Bell,*Physics of Fluids*, 27(3):037103, 2015 [ArXiv:1412.6503].

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**Slowing-down of non-equilibrium concentration fluctuations in confinement**", C. Giraudet and H. Bataller and Y. Sun and A. Donev and J. M. O. de Zárate and F. Croccolo, EPL (Europhysics Letters), 111(6):60013, 2015 [ArXiv:1410.6524]

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**Finite element discretization of non-linear diffusion equations with thermal fluctuations**", J.A. de la Torre and P. Español and A. Donev,*J. Chem. Phys.*142, 094115, 2015 [ArXiv:1410:6340]. - "
**Low Mach Number Fluctuating Hydrodynamics of Binary Liquid Mixtures**", A. J. Nonaka and Y. Sun and J. B. Bell and A. Donev, Communications in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science 10-2, 163-204, 2015 [ArXiv:1410.2300]. - "
**Multiscale temporal integrators for fluctuating hydrodynamics**", S. Delong, Y. Sun, B.E. Griffith, E. Vanden-Eijnden and A. Donev, Phys. Rev. E, 90, 063312, 2014 [ArXiv:1410.0240]. - "
**Modeling Multi-phase Flow using Fluctuating Hydrodynamics**", A. Chaudhri, J. B. Bell, A. L. Garcia and A. Donev,*Phys. Rev. E*, 90, 033014, 2014 [ArXiv:1407.6749]. - "Dynamic Density Functional Theory with hydrodynamic interactions and fluctuations", A. Donev and E. Vanden-Eijnden, J. Chem. Phys., 140, 234115, 2014, [ArXiv:1403.3959].
- "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]
- "Efficient Variable-Coefficient Finite-Volume Stokes Solvers", M. Cai and A. J. Nonaka and J. B. Bell and B. E. Griffith and A. Donev, Commun. Comput. Phys. (CiCP), 16(5):1263-1297, 2014, 2014 [ArXiv:1308.4605].
- "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].
- "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].
- "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]. - "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].

### Selected Presentations

- "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.

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

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

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**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. - "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.
- "Computational
Fluctuating
Hydrodynamics Modeling of Giant Fluctuations",
presentation given at the Department of Physics at
Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy, November 2012.

- "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.