Nikolai V. Priezjev
Assistant Professor


      A Ph.D. position is available. Please contact me for details.


Address:

      Mechanical & Materials Engineering
      Wright State University
      430 Russ Engineering Center
      3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
      Dayton, OH 45435

      Phone: (937) 775-3214
      Fax:     (937) 775-5082
      Email: nikolai.priezjev@wright.edu

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Teaching:

    • ME 2210: Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Dynamics (2014)
        Lecture 26: Instantaneous center of zero velocity (video)
    • ME 2120: Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Statics (2014)
    • ME 361: Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics (2013)
    • ME 891: Molecular Modeling in Engineering: Methods and Applications
    • ME 481: Mechanical Engineering Design Special Needs Bicycle
    • ME 391: Advanced Engineering Mathematics (2006)

Research Interests:

    • Structural relaxation in amorphous materials under external deformation
    • Numerical modeling of the effective microfiltration of oil-in-water emulsions
    • Transport phenomena in microfluidic systems: slip boundary conditions
    • Liquid crystals (surface anchoring, topological defects, phase ordering)

Computation:

    • Molecular dynamics (Lennard-Jones, FENE), Langevin dynamics
    • Monte Carlo (Lebwohl-Lasher model), cluster algorithms
    • Combinatorial optimization algorithms and network flows

Research Projects:

    • Diffusion of a Janus nanoparticle in an explicit solvent: MD study
    • Analysis of crossflow-enhanced microfiltration of oil-in-water emulsions
    • Effect of surface roughness on slip flow in nanoscale polymer films (poster)
    • Brief description of a recent study on slip flow past heterogeneous surfaces
    • This movie shows the presence of slip at the wall in shear flow of polymers
    • Role of defects in the coarsening dynamics of biaxial nematic liquid crystals

Ph.D. Students: Tohid Darvishzadeh (PhD 2014), Vahid Mirjalili (co-advised with Michael Feig)