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Tong (Tony) Gao

Tong (Tony) Gao

Tong (Tony) Gao

Assistant Professor

Biography

Dr. Gao's research covers a diverse array of problems in fluid mechanics and biophysics, with particular focus on active/soft matter, fluid-structure interactions, and multiphase flows. He is also interested in developing and integrating numerical methods to resolve multiscale physics in complex fluids.

Research Area
Awards
2020 NSF Career Grant
Education
Ph.D., 2012, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
M.S., 2007, Mechanical Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China (Hefei)
B.S., 2004, Mechanical Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China (Hefei)
Publications
T. Gao, R. Blackwell, M. A. Glaser, M. D. Betterton, M. J. Shelley, "Multiscale polar theory of microtubule and motor-protein assemblies", Phys. Rev. Lett. 114 (2015), 048101.
T. Gao, H. H. Hu, P. Ponte CastaƱeda, "Shape dynamics and rheology of soft elastic particles in a shear flow", Phys. Rev. Lett. 108 (2012), 058302.
T. Gao, H. H. Hu, P. Ponte CastaƱeda, "Rheology of a suspension of elastic particles in a viscous shear flow", J. Fluid Mech. 687 (2011), 209-237.
T. Gao, H. H. Hu, "Deformation of elastic particles in viscous shear flow", J. Comput. Phys. 228 (2009), 2132-2151.
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