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Samuel Paolucci

Samuel Paolucci

Email: paolucci@nd.edu

Phone: 574-631-8110

Office: 366 Fitzpatrick Hall

Education

Ph.D. Cornell University, 1979

Biography

Dr. Paolucci conducts his research in the Computer Graphics Laboratory and other laboratories at Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering.

Publications

  • Suslov, S. A., and Paolucci, S., "Stability of non-Boussinesq Convection Via the Complex Ginzburg-Landau Model," Fluid Dynamics Research, Vol. 35, pp. 159-203, 2004.
  • Krechetnikov, R. V., and Paolucci, S., "Marginal and Weakly Nonlinear Stability in Spatially Developing Flows," Applied Mathematics Letters, Vol. 16, pp. 329-335, 2003.
  • Paolucci, S., Yang, Z., Sen, M., "Solidification of a Finite Slab with Convective Cooling Shrinkage," Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol. 27, pp. 733-762, 2003.
  • Suslov, S. A., and Paolucci, S., "A Petrov-Galerkin Method for Flows in Cavities: Enclosure of Aspect Ratio 8," International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol. 40, pp. 999-107, 2002.
  • Singh, S., Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., "On Slow Manifolds of Chemically Reactive Systems," The Journal of Chemical Physics, Vol. 117, pp. 1482-1496, 2002.
  • Shepel, S. V., and Paolucci, S., "Numerical Simulation of Filling and Solidification of Permanent Mold Castings," Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 22, pp. 229-248, 2002.
  • Singh, S., Rastigejev, Y. A., Paolucci, S., and Powers, J. M., "Viscous Detonation in H2-O2-Ar Using Intrinsic Low-Dimensional Manifolds and Wavelet Adaptive Multilevel Representation," Combustion Theory and Modelling, Vol. 5, pp. 163-184, 2001.
  • Suslov, S. A., and Paolucci, S., "Nonlinear Stability of Mixed Convection Flow Under Non-Boussinesq Conditions. Part 1: Analysis and Bifurcations," Journal of Fluid Mechanics,Vol. 398, pp. 61-85, 1999.
  • Suslov, S. A., and Paolucci, S., "Nonlinear Stability of Mixed Convection Flow Under Non-Boussinesq Conditions. Part 2: Mean Flow Characteristics," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 398, pp. 87-108, 1999.

Summary of Activities/Interests

Laminar and Turbulent Natural Convection in Enclosures; Stability of Flows; Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Chaos; Two-phase Flows; Analytical and Computation Solutions

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News

Paolucci Leads Inaugural Engineering Study Abroad Program in Rome

February 2, 2017

The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame has established a study abroad program that allows students to spend the spring semester of their junior year in Rome. For the first time, seven juniors in mechanical engineering were selected to take classes in the Rome Global Gateway.

Paolucci Publishes Textbook on Continuum Mechanics

April 11, 2016

Samuel Paolucci’s new book Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Matter offers a unified view of continuum mechanics for advanced undergraduate and graduate students.

Origami-inspired Shelters Could Serve Military, Disaster Relief Efforts

August 10, 2015

A team of Notre Dame engineers had a clear goal: design a shelter that could be quickly deployed in the field but also reduce fuel consumption in heating and cooling.

Notre Dame Center Named National Nuclear Security Administration Center of Excellence

July 8, 2013

The University’s Center for Shock Wave-processing of Advanced Reactive Materials (C-SWARM) was named a Single-Discipline Center by NNSA and will receive $1.6 million per year for five years under NNSA’s Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program II (PSAAP II) agreement.

Notre Dame Center Named National Nuclear Security Administration Center of Excellence

July 1, 2013

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has selected a University of Notre Dame center as one of six new centers of excellence whose primary focus will be on the emerging field of predictive science. The University’s Center for Shock Wave-processing of Advanced Reactive Materials (C-SWARM) was named a Single-Discipline Center by NNSA and will receive $1.6 million per year for five years under NNSA’s Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program II (PSAAP II) agreement.