William G. Pritchard Fluid Mechanics Laboratory

Department of Mathematics

Nonlinear Water Waves: DMS-1107379

Nonlinear Dispersive Waves with Weak Dissipation: DMS-0708352

Focused Research Group Project: DMS-0139847

Shear in a two-layer system.

**Girish Rajan (PhD (present); MS in Mathematics, May 2012)**:

Evolution of periodic wave packets in finite depth with slowly varying bathymetry.

Recovering surface displacement due to waves from measurements of pressure. (with Bernard Deconinck, Katie Oliveras)

Henderson, D.M., Patterson, M.S., Segur, H. On the laboratory generation of two-dimensional, progressive, surface waves of nearly permanent form on deep water. J. Fluid Mech. (2006), vol. 559, pp. 413-427.

Craig, W., Henderson, D.M., Oscamou, M., Segur, H. (2007) Stable three-dimensional waves of nearly permanent form on deep water. Math. Comput. Simul., d74(2-3), 135-144 .

M.S. Thesis, 2003: Linear wavemaker problem for triangular and exponentially shaped wavemakers.

Instructor, Penn College

Ph.D. Thesis, 2001: On the Motion of Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Liquid Filaments: Stretching, Beading, Blistering, Pinching.

At Bucknell University, Department of Math

**Dawn L Stewart **

M.S. Thesis, 1993: Spin-up in a rectangular cylinder