Imperial College London

Professor Omar K. Matar

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Vice-Dean (Education), Faculty of Engineering
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 9618o.matar Website

 
 
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Assistant

 

Mrs Raluca Reynolds +44 (0)20 7594 5557

 
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Location

 

517ACE ExtensionSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Biography

DateRole
2007-present Professor of Fluid Mechanics
2003-2007 Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering
1993-1998 PhD in Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Princeton University
1989-1993 MEng Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London

Research interests

 My interests are in:

  • Interfacial fluid mechanics;
  • Multiphase flows;
  • Applied mathematics, modelling, and computational fluid dynamics;
  • Complex fluids;
  • Bio-fluid dynamics.

 The applications of my work are in:

  • Upstream and downstream oil-and-gas applications;
  • Manufacturing;
  • Process intensification;
  • Microfluidics;
  • Nanotechnology.

Links

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Karapetsas G, Craster RV, Matar OK, 2011, On surfactant-enhanced spreading and superspreading of liquid drops on solid surfaces, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol:670, ISSN:0022-1120, Pages:5-37

Sahu KC, Ding H, Valluri P, et al., 2009, Linear stability analysis and numerical simulation of miscible two-layer channel flow, Physics of Fluids, Vol:21, ISSN:1070-6631

Craster RV, Matar OK, Sefiane K, 2009, Pinning, Retraction, and Terracing of Evaporating Droplets Containing Nanoparticles, Langmuir, Vol:25, ISSN:0743-7463, Pages:3601-3609

Sahu KC, Ding H, Valluri P, et al., 2009, Pressure-driven miscible two-fluid channel flow with density gradients, Physics of Fluids, Vol:21, ISSN:1070-6631

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