B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Iceland, 1980
Sc.M., Brown University, Division of Engineering, 1982
Ph.D., Brown University, Division of Engineering, 1985
Professional Activites and Recognitions
Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Computational Physics
Fellow of the American Physical Society
Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
The 2005 Computational Mechanics Award from the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
WPI Sigma Xi Outstanding Senior Faculty Research Award, 2006
Multiphase and Free Surface Flows
Phase Changes, including Boiling and Solidification
Vortex Flows and Combustion
G. Tryggvason, R. Scardovelli and S. Zaleski.
"Direct Numerical Simulations of Gas-Liquid Multiphase Flows."
Cambridge University Press, 2011.
L. Lu and G. Tryggvason.
"Effect of Bubble Deformability in Turbulent Bubbly Upflow in a Vertical Channel."
Physics of Fluids, 20 040701 (2008).
Also selected for the May 12, 2008 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.
S. Radl, A. Koynov, G. Tryggvason, and J. G. Khinast.
"DNS-based Prediction of the Selectivity of Fast Multiphase Reactions: Hydrogenation of Nitroarenes."
Chem Eng Sci. 63 (2008), 3279-3291.
A. Prosperetti and G. Tryggvason (editors and main contributors).
"Computational Methods for Multiphase Flow."
Cambridge University Press, 2007. Paperback edition 2009.
Reviewed in: J. Fluid Mech., 603 (2008), 474-475;
Int'l. J. Multiphase Flow, 34 (2008), 1096-1097.
J. Lu, A. Fernandez, and G. Tryggvason.
"The effect of bubbles on the wall shear in a turbulent channel flow."
Physics of Fluids 17 (2005), 095102 (12 pages).