Mathematical Analysis of Phoretic Motion

A suspension of colloidal particles can be subjected to various intermolecular forces that can lead to their mean motion, resulting in some intriguing macroscopic flows. This study will focus on the mathematical modelling and analysis, using semi-analytical and numerical methods to understand these flows.

Keywords: Diffusiophoresis, Electro-osmosis, Transport Phenomena, Computational Fluid Dynamics

Proposing Faculty
Research Area
  • Colloids
  • Computational Flow Modelling (CFD)
  • Electrohydrodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics and Stability
  • Heat and Mass Transfer