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Joel Koplik

Professor
American Physical Society Fellow

School/Division

Division of Science

Department

Physics

Affiliated Departments

Levich Institute

Office

Steinman 1M19

p: 212-650-8162

f: 212-650-6940

e: koplik@sci.ccny.cuny.edu

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  • Profile

    Research Associate, Columbia University, 1974-76
    Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1976-77 and 1978-79
    Charge de la Recherche, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, 1977-78
    Member of the Professional Staff, Schlumberger-Doll Research, 1979-88
    Professor of Physics, City College of the City University of New York, 1989 –  present
  • Education



        (B.S., 1969, Physics) The Cooper Union
        (Ph.D., 1974, Physics) University of California at Berkeley

  • Research Interests


        Molecular fluid mechanics - dynamics of surfactants in solution - interfacial boundary conditions - nanoscale flows on patterned substrates - non-Newtonian extrusion flows
        Fluid and particulate flow in geological fractures and random porous media
        Vortex dynamics in superfluid turbulence

  • Publications

    arXiv.org

    Google Scholar

    In the following, all authors are CCNY.

    Al-Quananwah A. K., Koplik J., Andreopoulos Y. Shock wave interactions with nano-structured materials: a molecular dynamics approach, Shock Waves, vol. 23, pages 69 ff (2013)

    Mood N. S., J. Koplik J., Maldarelli C. Diffusiophoretic self-propulsion of colloids driven by a surface reaction, Physics of Fluids, vol. 25, pages 012001 ff (2013).

    Koplik J., Zhang R. Nanodrop impact on solid surfaces, Physics of Fluids vol. 25, pages 022003 ff (2013).

    Razavi S., Koplik J., Kretzchmar I. Effect of capillary bridging on Janus particle stability at the interface of two immiscible liquids, Soft Matter, vol. 9, pages 4585 ff (2013),
          
    Chen W., Koplik J., Kretzchmar I. Molecular dynamics simulations of the evaporation of particle-laden droplets, Physical Review E, vol. 87, pages 052404 ff (2013).

    F. Dorfler F., Rauscher M., Koplik J., Harting J., Dietrich S. Micro- and nano-scale fluid flow on chemical channels, Soft Matter vol. 8, pages 9221 ff  (2012).
    CCNY authors: Koplik J.

    Lo T. S., Koplik J. Suspension flow and sedimentation in self-affine fractures, Physics of Fluids, vo, 24, pages 053303 ff (2012).


    CCNY Authors assigned: Lo T. S., Koplik J.


    Dorfler F., Rauscher M., Koplik J., Harting J., Dietrich S. Micro- and nanoscale fluid flow on chemical channels, Soft Matter, vol. 81, pages 9221 ff (2012).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Koplik J.


    Zhang R., Koplik J. Separation of nanoparticles by flow past a patterned surface, Physical Review E, vol. 85, page 016314ff (2012).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Zhang R., Koplik J.


    Lo, T., S., Khusid, B., Koplik, J. Field induced alignment of flexible polyelectrolytes in solution, Physical Review Letters, 104, 218303 (2010).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Koplik


    Koplik, J., Drazer, G. Nanoscale simulations of directional locking, Physics of Fluids, 22, 052005 (2010).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Koplik


    Gu K., Watkins C. B., Koplik J. Molecular dynamics simulation of the equilibrium liquid-vapor interphase with solidification, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 297, 77-89 (2010).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Gu K., Watkins C. B., Koplik J.

    Gu K., Watkins C. B., Koplik J. Multiscale molecular simulations of argon vapor condensation onto a cooled substrate with bulk flow, Physics of Fluids, 22, 112002-1-20 (2010).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Gu K., Watkins C. B., Koplik J.


    Halverson, J., Couzis, A., Maldarelli, C., Koplik, J. Atomistic simulations of the wetting behavior of nanodroplets of water on homogeneous and phase separated self-assembled monolayers, Soft Matter, 6,1297 (2010).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Halverson, J., Couzis, A., Maldarelli, C., Koplik, J.


    Halverson J., Couzis A., Maldarelli C., Koplik J. Wetting of hydrophobic substrates by nanodroplets of aqueous trisiloxane and alkyl polyethoxylate surfactant solutions, Chem. Eng. Sci., vol 64, pp 4657 ff (2009) (2009).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Halverson J., Couzis A., Maldarelli C., Koplik J.

    Gu K., Watkins C. B., Koplik J. Atomistic hybrid DSMC/NEMD method for nonequilibrium multiscale simulations, J. Comput. Phys., vol 229, pp 2381 ff (2009) (2009).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Gu K., Watkins C. B., Koplik J.

    Yan Y., Koplik J. Transport and sedimentation of suspended particles in inertial pressure-driven flow, Phys. Fluids, vol 21, pp 013301 ff (2009) (2009).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Yan Y., Koplik J.


    Yan, Y., Koplik, J. Flow of power-law fluids in self-affine fracture channels, Physical Review E, vol 77, pp 036315 ff (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Yan Y., Koplik J.

    Lo, T.-S., Khusid, B., Koplik, J. Dynamical clustering of counterions on flexible polyelectrolytes, Physical Review Letters, vol 100, pp 128301 ff (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Lo T.-S., Koplik J.


    Morris, K., Rouson, D.R., Koplik, J. Vortex locking in direct numerical simulations of superfluid turbulence, Physical Review Letters, vol 101, pp 015301 ff (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Morris K., Koplik J.


    Halverson, J., Couzis, A., Maldarelli, C. and Koplik, J. Molecular dynamics study of the motion of a nanodroplet of pure liquid on a wetting gradient, Journal of Chemical Physics, vol 129, pp 164708 ff (2008).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Halverson J., Couzis A., Maldarelli C. and Koplik J.


    Yan Y. J.F., Koplik J. Interaction of two particles in confined linear shear flow at finite, Reynolds number Phys. Fluids, 1911330 (2007).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Koplik


    Koplik J., Rauscher M., Dietrich S. Shear flow pumping in open microfluidic systems, Phys. Rev. Lett., (2007).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Koplik


    Koplik, J. and Banavar, J. R. Slip, immiscibility, and boundary conditions at the liquid-liquid interface, Phys. Rev. Lett., 837:45:00 (2006).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Koplik


    Koplik, J., Lo, T. S., Rauscher, M., and Dietrich, S. Pearling instability of nanoscale fluid flow confined to a chemical channel, Phys. Fluids, 536:24:00 (2006).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Koplik


    Cieplak, M., Koplik, J., and Banavar, J. R. Nanoscale fluid flows in the vicinity of patterned surfaces, Phys. Rev. Lett., 912:06:00 (2006).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Koplik


    Drazer, G., Acrivos, A., Khusid, B., and Koplik, J. Hysteresis, force oscillations, and non-equilibrium effects in the adhesion of nanoparticles to atomically smooth surfaces, Phys. Rev. Lett., 363:22:00 (2005).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Koplik


    Auradou, H., Drazer, G., and Hulin, J. P., and Koplik ,J. Permeability anisotropy induced by the shear displacement of rough fracture walls, Water Resources Res., 41: W09423 (2005).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Koplik


    Gabbanelli, S., Drazer, G., and Koplik, J. Lattice-Boltzmann method for non-Newtonian (power-law) fluids, Phys. Rev. E, 843:52:00 (2005).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Koplik


    Yi, M. Y., Kim, D. S., Lee, J. W., and Koplik, J. Molecular dynamics simulation on the collision of a nano-sized particle onto another nano-sized particle adhered on a flat substrate, J. Aerosol Sci., 59:47:00 (2005).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Koplik


    Shen, Y., Tomassone, S., Couzis, A., Maldarelli, C., and Koplik, J. Molecular dynamics study of the influence of surfactant structure on the spreading of droplets on solid surfaces, Langmuir, 223:40:00 (2005).
    CCNY Authors assigned: Koplik

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