Ashok S. Sangani
1976 B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Mumbai
1979 M.S. Chemical Engineering, Columbia University
1983 Ph. D. Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
Thesis Advisor: Andreas Acrivos
6/85 9/85 Visiting Scientist, Thomas J. Watson Research Center, I.B.M. Corporation, Yorktown Heights, NY.
5/88 6/90 Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
6/94 – 5/00 Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
1995 Engineering & Computer Science Award for Excellence in Scholarship,
L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science
1979 Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Columbia University
1976 R. B. Forester Prize, G.A. Kulkarni Prize, University of Mumbai
Numerical algorithms and theory for particle interactions in mechanics. Applications to gas-solid flows, rheology of suspensions, bubbly liquids, electrokinetic effects in colloids, composite materials, acoustics of suspensions, transport in biological systems, and self- assembly of particles in suspensions.
Transport Phenomena, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics
Sangani, A. S., Lu, C., Su, K., and Schwarz J. A., “Capillary force on particles near drop edge resting on a substrate and a criterion for contact line pinning”. Phys. Rev. E, 80, 11603-11617 (2009).
Ozarkar, S. S. and Sangani A. S., “A method for determining Stokes flow around particles near a wall or in a thin film bounded by a wall and a gas-liquid interface”. Phys. Fluids, 20, 63301-63316 (2008).
Ozarkar, S. S., Sangani, A. S., Kushch, V. I., and Koch, D. L., “A kinetic theory for particulate systems with bimodal and anisotropic velocity fluctuations. Phys. Fluids, 20, 123303-123319 (2008).
Zenit, R., Tsang, Y.H.. Koch, D.L., and Sangani, A.S., “Shear Flow of a Suspension of Bubbles Rising in an Inclined Channel,” J. Fluid Mech. 515, 261-292 (2004).
Kushch, V., Sangani, A.S., Spelt, P.D.M., and Koch, D.L., “Finite Weber Number Motion of Bubbles Through an Inviscid Liquid,” J. Fluid Mech., 460, 241-280 (2001).
Zenit, R., Koch, D.L., and Sangani, A.S., “Measurements of the Average Properties of a Suspension of Bubbles Rising in a Vertical Channel,” J. Fluid Mech., 429, 307-341 (2001).
Sangani, A.S. and Mo, G., "An O(N) Algorithm for Stokes and Laplace Interactions of Particles," Phys. Fluids, 8, 1990-2010 (1996).
Dodd, T.L., Hammer, D.A., Sangani, A.S., and Koch, D.L., "Numerical Simulations of the Effect of Hydrodynamic Interactions on Diffusivities of Integral Membrane Proteins", J. Fluid Mech., 293, 147-180 (1995).