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Hong Zhou
Professor
Mail Code: MA/Sd
Department of Applied Mathematics
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-2600
Email: hzhou (at) nps.edu
Web: www.nps.navy.mil/faculty/hzhou/
EDUCATION:
PhD - UC Berkeley, 1996
BS - University of Science and Technology, China, 1990
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • 2013-present Professor
  • 2007-2013 Associate Professor
  • 2004-2007 Assistant Professor
OTHER EXPERIENCE:
  • 1996-1999 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • 1999-2004 Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Cruz
TEACHING INTERESTS:
  • Matrix Analysis
  • Numerical Methods for ODE's and PDE's
  • Numerical Analysis
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Scientific Computation
  • Mathematical modeling of nonlinear phenomena
  • Structure and flow properties of complex, polymeric, and nano-composite fluids
AWARDS:
  • University of California Santa Cruz Professional Development Grant, 2004
  • University of North Carolina Faculty Research Grant, 1998
  • American Woman Mathematician Travel Grant, 1997
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor, 1993-1994, UC Berkeley
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
  • On the motion of slender vortex filaments, by H. Zhou (1997), Physics of Fluids, 9: 970--981.
  • Unsteady analyses of thermal glass fibre drawing processes, by M.G. Forest and H. Zhou (2001), European Journal of Applied Mathematics,12:479-496.
  • Computational study of a weakly compressible mixing barrier in low Prandtl number, strongly stratified fluids, by R.M. McLaughlin, H. Zhou and M.G. Forest (2003), Physics of Fluids, 15:2872-2885.
  • Structure scaling properties of confined nematic polymers in plane Couette cells: The weak flow limit, by M.G. Forest, Q. Wang, H. Zhou and R. Zhou (2004), Journal of Rheology, 48:175-192.
  • Complete list of Publications
KEYWORDS/TECHNOLOGIES:
  • Keywords: Liquid crystalline polymers, fluid dynamics



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