Dr. Martin Frederic Melhus
» Assistant Professor
My research interests are focused on nonlinear instabilities. I am currently investigating the bistability in granular shear flows, as well as some work with low speed fluid instabilities.
|Semester||Course #||Section||Course Name||Location||Days / Times|
|Details||Fall 2013||4303||101||Mathematical Methods of Physics||McCoy Engineering Hall 203||
Class meets from 11:10 AM to 12:00 Noon.
|Details||Fall 2013||1624||101||Mechanics, Wave Motion, and Heat||Bolin Hall 304||
Class meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:00 AM.
|Details||Fall 2013||1144||101||Mechanics, Wave Motion, and Heat||Dillard College of Business Administration 175||
Class meets Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 AM to 12:20 AM.
|The University of Chicago||A.B. - Physics||1985-6-8 0:0:0|
|Illinois Institute of Technology||M.S. - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering||1999-5-14 0:0:0|
|Northwestern University||Ph.D. - Physics & Astronomy||2011-12-29 0:0:0|
|Northwestern University||M.S. - Physics & Astronomy||2011-12-29 0:0:0|
|Institution||Position||Start Date /||End Date|
|Illinois Institute of Art||Adjunct Professor||2012-April||2012-June|
|Westwood College (O'Hare Campus)||Instructor||2012-June||2013-July|
|Columbia College (Chicago)||Adjunct Professor||2012-September||2013-May|
|DeVry University (Chicago)||Visiting Instructor||2012-September||2012-December|
Effect of Vibration on Solid-to-Liquid Transition in Small Granular Systems under Shear, M. Melhus, I. Aranson; Granular Matter, DOI 10.1007/s10035-012-0314-7 (2012).
Effect of Noise on Solid-to-Liquid Transition in Small Granular Systems under Shear, M. Melhus, I. Aranson, D. Wolfson, L. Tsimring; Physical Review E 80, 041305 (2009).
Effect of Noise and Vibration on the Solid-to-Liquid Transition in Small Granular Systems under Shear [talk]
Granular Fluidization Transition: Experimental and Simulation [invited talk]
Shearing of a Confined Granular Layer [poster],
Statistical Properties of Granular Fluidization in Small Systems under Shear [talk], M. Melhus, I. Aranson, D. Volfson, L. Tsimring; APS March meeting, Baltimore, MD (2006).
Statistical Properties of Granular Fluidization in Small Systems under Shear [talk], M. Melhus, I. Aranson, D. Volfson, L. Tsimring; APS: Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting, Chicago, IL (2005).