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Opportunity at Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

Numerical Simulation of Nonlinear Waves

Location

Air Force Institute of Technology

RO# Location
13.50.00.C0067 AFIT, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 454337542

Advisers

name email phone
Akers, Benjamin Fearing benjamin.akers@afit.edu 937-255-3636

Description

This research opportunity focuses on the numerical modeling and simulation of nonlinear partial differential equations with wave-like solutions. These equations arise in a number of scenarios, including electromagnetic wave propagation and interfacial fluid dynamics. New numerical methods and mathematical models will be developed, with particular focus on coherent structures. Featured application areas include high energy laser propagation in the atmosphere and oceanographic gravity-capillary waves.

 

References

Akers B, Reeger J: Wave Motion 68: 2017

Akers B: Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena 300: 2015

Akers B, Ambrose DM, Wright JD: Proceedings of the Royaly Society of London A 470: 2014

 

Keywords:
Nonlinear waves; Numerical analysis; Mathematical fluid dynamics;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$76,542.00 $4,000.00

$3,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Engineering & Computer Science

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral and Senior Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

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