Burt S. Tilley, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Affiliated: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Multi-physics and multiscale free boundary problems found in science and engineering. Partial differential equations.
Regular and singular perturbation theory, matched asymptotic expansions, homogenization, numerical methods.
Fluid dynamics: interfacial fluid dynamics, thin films, flows in porous media.
Heat transfer: liquid-cooled electronics, geothermal energy harnessing, electromagnetic heating of lossy materials
NSF-REU-SIte Director: Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics
Organizing Committee, Mathematical Problems in Industry Workshop