Nikolai V. Priezjev
Assistant Professor


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

      Phone: (937) 775-3214

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    • ME 4720: Engineering Polymers (2017)
    • ME 4010: Computational Methods for Mechanical Engineering (2016)
    • ME 3760: Diffusion and Kinetics (2018)
    • ME 2210: Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Dynamics (2018)
    • ME 2120: Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Statics (2017)
    • 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:

    • Collective relaxation dynamics in disordered solids under cyclic loading
    • Structural transformations and mechanical properties of porous glasses
    • Wetting properties and re-entrant geometry of nanotextured interfaces
    • 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)


    • Molecular dynamics (LAMMPS), Langevin dynamics, Ohio Supercomputer Center
    • Monte Carlo methods (Lebwohl-Lasher model), cluster algorithms
    • Combinatorial optimization algorithms and network flows

Research Projects:

    • Modeling nanostructured interfaces for passive anti-icing applications
    • Yielding transition in periodically sheared binary glasses at finite temperature
    • Diffusion of spherical and rod-shaped Janus nanoparticles: MD simulations
    • Plastic deformation of a model glass induced by a local shear transformation
    • Analysis of crossflow-enhanced microfiltration of oil-in-water emulsions (videos)
    • Slip condition at the moving contact line in MD and continuum simulations
    • Effect of surface roughness on slip flow in nanoscale polymer films (poster)
    • Brief description of recent studies on slip flow over heterogeneous surfaces
    • This movie shows the presence of slip at the wall in shear flow of polymers
    • Distribution of disclination loops near the nematic-isotropic phase transition
    • Role of topological defects in coarsening dynamics of biaxial nematics

International Laboratory for Supercomputer Atomistic Modelling and Multiscale Analysis

Ph.D. Students: Anoosheh Niavarani (PhD 2011), Tohid Darvishzadeh (PhD 2014)

In memory of Prof. V.B. Priezzhev (article in TMF)