Faculty and Research

personnel profile

George M. Homsy

Title:Professor Emeritus
Affiliation(s):Departments of Mathematics and of Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia
Administrator: Roosmery Yang

Research Statement

Professor Homsy’s field of research is fluid mechanics and hydrodynamic stability. He has made contributions in the areas of stability of time dependent flows; flow through porous media, including viscous fingering; thermal convection; fluid-particle systems, including fluidized beds and suspensions; interfacial flows, including Marangoni flows, coating flows, electrohydrodynamics, and contact line dynamics; and non-Newtonian flows.

PhD - University of Illinois
BS - UC Berkeley