Recent NEWS



Recent PAPERs and preprints


  1. "Dynamic Density Functional Theory with hydrodynamic interactions and fluctuations", A. Donev and E. Vanden-Eijnden, submitted to J. Chem. Phys., 2014, [ArXiv:1403.3959].
  2. "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].
  3. "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].
  4. "Metropolis Integration Schemes for Self-Adjoint Diffusions", N. Bou-Rabee and A. Donev and E. Vanden-Eijnden, to appear in SIAM MMS, 2014 [ArXiv:1309.5037]
  5. "Efficient Variable-Coefficient Finite-Volume Stokes Solvers", M. Cai and A. J. Nonaka and J. B. Bell and B. E. Griffith and A. Donev, submitted to CiCP, 2013 [ArXiv:1308.4605].
  6. "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, to appear in CAMCOS, 2014 [ArXiv:1212.2644].
  7. "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].
  8. "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].
  9. "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]
  10. "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.
  11. "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].
  12. "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].
  13. "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. "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.
  2. "Minimally-Resolved Simulations of Suspensions of Active Brownian Particles", presentation given at the AFOSR Computational Math Program Review BRICC, Arlington VA, July 2013.
  3. "Coupling an Incompressible Fluctuating Fluid with Suspended Structures", presentation given at the Mechanical Engineering Department at Northwestern University, May 2013.
  4. "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.
  5. "Computational Fluctuating Hydrodynamics Modeling of Giant Fluctuations", presentation given at the Department of Physics at Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy, November 2012.
  6. "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.
  7. "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.
  8. "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.
  9. "Finite-Volume Schemes for Fluctuating Hydrodynamics", Courant Numerical Analysis Seminar, March 2011.
  10. "An Event-Driven Kinetic Monte Carlo Algorithm for Reaction-Diffusion Systems", Courant Graduate Student Seminar, December 2010.