Faculty Directory
Michael J. Miksis

Professor of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics and (by courtesy) Mechanical Engineering

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech M462
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-491-3345Email Michael Miksis

Website

Miksis Research


Departments

Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Education

Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, New York University, New York, NY

M.S. Applied Mathematics, New York University, New York, NY

B.S. Physics, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA


Research Interests

Theoretical and computational fluid mechanics, materials science and biology, and in particular, microfluidics, electrohydrodynamics, and soft matter theory. Asymptotic and perturbation methods, and computational methods


Significant Recognition

  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Fellow, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

Significant Professional Service

  • SIAM Vice President for Publications, 2014-2019
  • Editor-in-Chief, SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 2009-2014
  • Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Associate Editor, 2000-2003

Selected Publications

  • Y. N. Young, Yoichiro Mori, Michael J Miksis, “Slightly deformable Darcy drop in linear flows”, Physical Review Fluids, (2019)
  • Yi Hu, Petia Vlahovska, Michael J Miksis, “Dielectric spherical particle on an interface in an applied electric field”, SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, (2019)
  • Yi Hu, Petia Vlahovska, Michael J Miksis, “Colloidal particle electrorotation in a nonuniform electric field”, Physical Review E, (2018)
  • J. B. Bostwick, M. J. Miksis, S. H. Davis, “Elastic membranes in confinement”, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, (2016)
  • Lane C. McConnell, Michael J. Miksis, Petia M. Vlahovska, “Continuum modeling of the electric-field-induced tension in deforming lipid vesicles”, Journal of Chemical Physics, (2015)
  • Maurice J. Blount, Michael J. Miksis, Stephen H. Davis, “Thin-film flow beneath a vesicle during adhesion processes”, Procedia IUTAM, (2015)
  • Miksis, Michael J.; Young, Y.-N., “Electrohydrodynamic instability of a capacitive elastic membrane”, Physics of Fluids, (2015)
  • Miksis, Michael J.; Vlahovska, Petia M.; McConnell, Lane C., “Vesicle dynamics in uniform electric fields: squaring and breathing”, Soft Matter, (2015)