Andreas Acrivos

Albert Einstein Professor of Science and Engineering Emeritus

Main Affiliation

Chemical Engineering

Additional Departments/Affiliated Programs

Levich Institute

Areas of Expertise/Research

Phone

(212) 650-6835

Andreas Acrivos

Education

Ph.D., 1954, University of Minnesota; M.S., 1951, University of Minnesota; B.S. (Ch.E.), 1950, Syracuse University

Courses Taught

Fluid Mechanics

Research Interests

The rheology of concentrated suspensions; effective properties of two-phase materials; electrorheology.

Publications

  • Kumar, A., Khusid, B., Qui, Z., and Acrivos, A., "New Electric-Field-Driven Mesoscale Phase Transitions in Polarized Suspensions", PRL 95, 258301 (2005).
  • Kumar, A., Khusid, B., and Acrivos, A., "Dielectrophoretic Trapping of Particles at the Three-Phase Contact Line", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 45, 6978 (2006).
  • Kumar, A., Elele, E., Khusid, B., Qui, Z., and Acrivos, A. "Measurements of the Fluid and Particle Mobilities in Strong Electric Fields", Phys. Fluids 18, 123301-1-10 (2006).
  • Kumar, A., Acrivos, A., Khusid, B., and Jacqmin, D. "Electric Field Driven Formation of Particle Concentration Fronts in Suspensions", Fluid. Dynamics Research, 39, 169 (2007).
  • Kumar, A., Acrivos A., Khusid, B., James, C.D. and Jacqmin, D. "Conveyor-Belt Method for Assembling Microparticles into Large-Scale Structures Using Electric Fields", Appl. Phys. Letters 90, 154104 (2007)

Additional Information

Major Awards

National Medal of Science National Academy of Engineering National Academy of Sciences American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fluid Dynamics Prize (American Physical Society) Colburn, Professional Progress and Lewis Awards (AIChE) Bingham Medal (Society of Rheology) Guggenheim Fellow

Current Professional Affiliations

National Academy of Engineering National Academy of Sciences American Academy of Arts and Sciences American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) American Physical Society American Chemical Society Society of Rheology

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