Publications, Conferences & Major Reports 

Archival Publications 

1. 
T.G. Theofanous, "Aerobreakup of Newtonian and Viscoelastic Liquids", Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, Vol 43, pp.661690, 2011  
2. 
T.G. Theofanous, V.V. Mitkin, C.L.Ng, C.H.Chang, X.Deng, and S.Sushchikh, "The physics of aerobreakup.II.Viscous liquids", Physics of Fluids, 24, 022104, 2012 Copyright (2012) American Institute of Physics. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics.This article may be found at:http://link.aip.org/link/?PHF/24/022104 

3. 
D.Kivotides, S.L.Wilkin and Theo G. Theofanous, "Stretching of polymer chains by fluctuating flow fields", Physical Review E, 2010  
4. 
D.Kivotides, S.Louise.Wilkin and Theo G. Theofanous, "Stochastic entangled chain dynamics of dense polymer solutions", Journal of Chemical Physics, 133: 144902, 2010  
5. 
Daniel Lhuillier and Theo G. Theofanous,"Multiphase Flows: Compressible MultiHydrodynamics Part I: Effective Field Formulation of Multiphase Flows". MengSing Liou and Theo G. Theofanous, "Part II: Computation with EffectiveField Models of Multiphase Flows", Handbook of Nuclear Engineering, Dan Gabriel Cacuci (ed.), Chpt 16 pp. 18131912, Springer Science, 2010  
6. 
D.Kivotides, S.L.Wilkin and Theo G. Theofanous, "Entangled chain dynamics of polymer knots in extensional flow", Physical Review E 80, pp. 041808 1 to 16, 2009  
7. 
D.Kivotides, V.V. Mitkin and T. G. Theofanous, "Mesoscopic dynamics of polymer chains in high strain rate extensional flows", Journal of NonNewtonian Fluid Mech. 161, pp 6986, 2009  
8. 
TrucNam Dinh and Theo G. Theofanous, "Integration of Multiphase Science and Technology with Risk Management in Nuclear Power Reactors", Multiphase Science and Technology, Quarterly Volume 20, Issue 2, pp. 81211, 2008  
9. 
M.S. Liou, L. V. Nguyen, T.G. Theofanous, and C.H. Chang, How to Solve Compressible Multifluid Equations: a Simple, Robust and Accurate Method , AIAA Journal, 46 ,9, 2008  
10. 
T.G. Theofanous,G.J. Li, On the Physics of Aerobreakup , Physics of Fluids , 20 ,1, 2008  
11. 
T.G. Theofanous,G.J. Li, T.N. Dinh, and C.H. Chang, Aerobreakup in disturbed subsonic and supersonic flow fields, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 593 , pp.131170, 2008  
12. 
R.R. Nourgaliev, M.S. Liou and T.G. Theofanous, Numerical prediction of Interfacial Instabilities. Part I:Sharp Interface Method (SIM) , Journal of Computational Physics,227, pp.39403970, 2008  
13. 
T.G.Theofanous, R.R.Nourgaliev, and S.Wiri,Short Communication:“Direct numerical simulations of twolayer viscositystratified flow by Qing Cao, Kausik Sarkar, Ajay K. Prasad , IJMF (2004) 30, 14851508 ”, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 33(7), pp.786796, 2007 .  
14. 
T.G.Theofanous, R.R.Nourgaliev, and B. Khomami Short Communication on “An experimental/theoretical investigation of interfacial instabilities in superposed pressuredriven channel flow of Newtonian and well characterized viscoelastic fluids: Part I: linear stability and encapsulation effects, by Bamin Khomami and Kuan C. Su”, Journal of NonNewtonian Fluid Mechanics, 143(23), pp.131132, 2007.  
15. 
R.R.Nourgaliev, and T.G.Theofanous, HighFidelity Interface Tracking in Compressible Flows: Unlimited Anchored Adaptive Level Set, Journal of Computational Physics,224 (2), pp.836866, 2007.  
16. 
R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, Adaptive CharacteristicsBased Matching for Compressible Multifluid Dynamics, Journal of Computational Physics, 213(2), pp.500529, 2006.  
17. 
R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, L.Nguyen, and T.G.Theofanous, Treatment of Particle Collisions in Direct Numerical Simulations of High Speed Compressible Flows, in Proceedings of an IUTAM Symposium on Computational Approaches to Disperse Multiphase Flow, S.Balachandar and A.Prosperetti (eds), Springer, pp.247259, Dordrecht, 2006.  
18. 
R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, The Adaptive CharacteristicsBased Matching (aCBM): a Method for Interfacial Dynamics in Compressible Multiphase Flows , in Proceedings of an IUTAM Symposium on Computational Approaches to Disperse Multiphase Flow, S.Balachandar and A.Prosperetti (eds), Springer, pp.341352, Dordrecht, 2006.  
19. 
T.G.Theofanous, R.R.Nourgaliev, G.J.Li, and T.N.Dinh, Compressible MultiHydrodynamics (CMH): Breakup, Mixing, and Dispersal, of Liquids/Solids in High Speed Flows, in Proceedings of an IUTAM Symposium on Computational Approaches to Disperse Multiphase Flow, S.Balachandar and A.Prosperetti (eds), Springer, pp.353369, Dordrecht, 2006.  
20. 
R.R. Nourgaliev, S. Wiri, T.N. Dinh, and T.G. Theofanous, "On Improving Mass Conservation of Level Set Method by Reducing Spatial Discretization Errors", International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 31(12), pp.13291336, 2005.  
21. 
R.R.Nourgaliev, S.Yu.Sushchikh, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, Shock Wave Refraction Patterns at Interfaces, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 31(9), pp.969995, 2005.  
22. 
T.N. Dinh, R.R. Nourgaliev, and T.G. Theofanous, On the Numerical Simulation of AccelerationDriven Multifluid Mixing, Multiphase Science and Technology, 17(4), pp.132, 2005.


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R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, A PseudoCompressibility Method for the Simulation of Multiphase Incompressible Flows, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 30(78), pp.901937, 2004.  
25. 
R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, The CharacteristicsBased Matching Method for Compressible Flow with Moving Boundaries and Interfaces, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 126, pp.586604, 2004.  
26. 
T.G. Theofanous, G.J.Li, T.N. Dinh, Aerobreakup in Rarefied Supersonic Gas Flows, Transactions of the ASME, Journal of Fluids Engineering 126, pp. 516527, 2004.  
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T.N.Dinh, R.R.Nourgaliev, and T.G.Theofanous, "On the Multiscale Treatment of Multifluid Flow", Multiphase Science and Technology, 15(14), pp.275288, 2003.  
28.  R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, T.G.Theofanous, and D.Joseph, The Lattice Boltzmann Equation Method: Theoretical Interpretation, Numerics and Implications, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 29(1), pp.117169, 2003.  
29.  T.G.Theofanous, "A Computational Platform for Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer", Multiphase Science and Technology, 15(14), pp 177180, 2003.  
30.  T.N. Dinh and T.G.Theofanous , "Nucleation Phenomena in Boiling", Multiphase Science and Technology, 15(14), pp 349363, 2003.  
31.  T.G.Theofanous and T.N. Dinh, "On the Prediction of Flow Patterns as a Principal Scientific Issues in Multifluid Flow", Multiphase Science and Technology, 15(14), pp 5776, 2003.  
32.  T.G.Theofanous and T.J. Hanratty, et. al.,"Workshop on Scientific Issues in Multiphase Flow" and T.G. Theofanous and T.J. Hanratty "Report of Study Group on Flow Regimes in Multiphase Flow" as Appendix 1, International Journal Multiphase Flow, Vol 29(7), p. 10611068, 2003.  
33.  T.G.Theofanous, "Risk Assessment and Management", Comprehensive Structural Integrity, Ch.19 in Vol.1of 10vol. Handbook Eds. I.Milne, R.O.Ritchie, B.Karihaloo, Elsevier, 2003.  
34.  T.G.Theofanous, J.P. Tu, A.T. Dinh and T.N. Dinh,"The Boiling Crisis Phenomenon. Part I: Nucleation and Nucleate Boiling Heat Treasfer", Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciencel 26, p.775792, 2002.  
35.  T.G.Theofanous, J.P. Tu, A.T. Dinh and T.N. Dinh,"The Boiling Crisis Phenomenon. Part II: Dryout Dynamics and Burnout", Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciencel 26, p.793810, 2002.  
Conferences 

1. 
C.H.Chang,S.Sushchikh,V.Mitkin,T.G.Theofanous, ShockInduced Fluidization, The 20th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 2730,2010, Honolulu, Hawaii.  
2. 
C.H.Chang,X.Deng,T.G.Theofanous, Numerical Prediction of Interfacial Instabilities: The Sharp Interface Method for Compressible Flows, The 20th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 2730, 2010, Honolulu, Hawaii.  
3. 
CheeLoon Ng, V. Mitkin, T. Theofanous, Shock Fluidization of Solids and Liquids, The XXIIth ICTAM , August 2529, 2008, Adelaide, Australia.  
4. 
A. Rozhkov, V. Mitkin, T. Theofanous, The Dynamics of ViscoElastic Bridges in Drop Coalescance, The XXIIth ICTAM , August 2529, 2008, Adelaide, Australia.  
5. 
V. Mitkin, A. Rozhkov, T. Theofanous, Pulse Jets, Rims and ElasticLiquid Sheets: Rheology at High Strain Rates and Rapture Criteria, The XVth International Congress of Rheology, August 38, 2008, Monterey, California.  
6. 
CheeLoon Ng, T. Theofanous, Modes of AeroBreakup with ViscoElastic Liquids, The XVth International Congress of Rheology, August 38, 2008, Monterey, California.  
7. 
D. Kivotides, T. Theofanous,Brownian Dynamics of Polymers at High Stain Rates The XVth International Congress of Rheology, August 38, 2008, Monterey, California.  
8. 
T.G. Theofanous, C.H. Chang, On the Computation of Multiphase Interactions in Transonic and Supersonic Flows , 46th AIAA Aerospace SciencesMeeting and Exibit, January , 2008, Reno, Nevada.  
9. 
R.R. Nourgaliev and T.G. Theofanous,"Direct Numerical Simulation of Interfacial Flows: Implicit SharpInterface Method (ISIM)", 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exibit, January , 2008, Reno, Nevada.  
10. 
C.H. Chang, S. Sushchikh, L. V. Nguyen, M.S. Liou and T.G. Theofanous, Hyperbolicity, Discontinuities, and Numerics of the TwoFluid Model , 5th Joint ASME/JSME Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, 10th International Symposium on GasLiquid TwoPhase Flows , ASME/JSME 2007 , July 30August 2, 2007, San Diego, California.  
11. 
T.G.Theofanous, S. Sushchikh, and R.R.Nourgaliev,Linear Stability of Sharp and Diffuse Interfaces under Shear , 5th Joint ASME/JSME Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, 10th International Symposium on GasLiquid TwoPhase Flows , ASME/JSME 2007 , July 30August 2, 2007, San Diego, California.  
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R.R.Nourgaliev, M.S. Liou, and T.G.Theofanous,On the Numerical Predictions of Interfacial Instability in Shear Flow (Keynote) , 5th Joint ASME/JSME Fluids Engineering Summer Conference, 10th International Symposium on GasLiquid TwoPhase Flows , ASME/JSME 2007 , July 30August 2, 2007, San Diego, California.  
13. 
R.R.Nourgaliev, M.S.Liou, and T.G.Theofanous,The Sharp Interface Method (SIM): Prediction of Interfacial Instabilities in Shear Flows by DNS, The 6th International Conference on Multiphase Flow, ICMF 2007 , July 913, 2007, Leipzig, Germany.  
14. 
T.G.Theofanous, S. Y. Sushchikh, S. Wiri and R.R.Nourgaliev, Linear Instability of Sheared, Diffusive Interfaces: Revisiting the Yih Mode , The 6th International Conference on Multiphase Flow, ICMF 2007 , July 913, 2007, Leipzig, Germany.  
15. 
R.R.Nourgaliev, M.S.Liou, and T.G.Theofanous, Numerical Prediction of Interfacial Instability, The 4th International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, ICCFD'4, July 1014, 2006, Ghent, Belgium.  
16. 
M.S.Liou, L.Nguyen, C.H.Chang, S.Sushchikh, R.R.Nourgaliev, and T.G.Theofanous, Hyperbolicity, Discontinuities, and Numerics of TwoFluid Models, The 4th International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, ICCFD'4, July 1014, 2006, Ghent, Belgium.  
17. 
R.R. Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, M.S.Liou, and T.G.Theofanous, "The CharacteristicsBased Matching Method (CBM) for HighSpeed FluidFluid Flows", in "Computational Fluid Dynamics 2004, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, ICCFD'3, Toronto, 1216 July 2004 ", G.Groth and D.W.Zingg (Eds.), pp.605612, SpringerVerlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006.  
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R.R. Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, "On Modeling of Collisions in Direct Numerical Simulation of HighSpeed Multiphase Flows", in "Computational Fluid Dynamics 2004, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, ICCFD'3, Toronto, 1216 July 2004 ", G.Groth and D.W.Zingg (Eds.), pp.637642, SpringerVerlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006.  
19. 
R.R. Nourgaliev, T.N. Dinh, and T.G. Theofanous, Sharp Treatment of Surface Tension and Viscous Stresses in Multifluid Dynamics, AIAA 20055349, 17th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 69, 2005, Toronto, Canada.  
20. 
R.R. Nourgaliev, S. Wiri, T.N. Dinh, and T.G. Theofanous, Adaptive Strategies for Mass Conservation in Level Set Treatment, AIAA 20055348, 17th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 69, 2005, Toronto, Canada.  
21.

R.R. Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, "Direct Numerical Simulation of Compressible Multiphase Flows: Interaction of Shock Waves with Dispersed Multimaterial Media", The 5th International Conference on Multiphase Flow, ICMF2004, May 31June 3, 2004, Yokohama, Japan.  
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R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, T.G.Theofanous, J.M.Koning, R.M.Greenman, and G.T.Nakafuji, Direct Numerical Simulation of Disperse Multiphase HighSpeed Flows, AIAA 20041284, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 58, 2004, Reno, NV, USA.  
23.

G.J.Li, R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, ParticletoParticle LongRange Interaction and Drag in Supersonic Flows, AIAA 20041064, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 58, 2004, Reno, NV, USA.  
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T.N.Dihn, J.Tu, T.Salmassi and T.G.Theofanous, "Limits of coolability in the AP1000related ULPU 2400, configuration V facility", NURETH10, October 59, 2003, Seoul, Korea  
25.  T.G.Theofanous, "Risk, Severe Accidents And Thermohydraulics", NURETH10, October 59, 2003, Seoul, Korea  
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R.R.Nourgaliev,
T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous,
The CharacteristicsBased Matching Method for Compressible Flow with
Moving Boundaries and Interfaces, Proceedings of FEDSM03, 4th
ASME/JSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, FEDSM200345550,
July 611, 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.


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R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, A CharacteristicsBased Approach to the Numerical Solution of the TwoFluid Model, Proceedings of FEDSM03, 4th ASME/JSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, FEDSM200345551, July 611, 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.  
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R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, S.Yu.Sushchikh, W.W.Yuen, and T.G.Theofanous, The CharacteristicsBased Matching Method for Compressible Flow in Complex Geometries, AIAA 20030247, 41st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 69, 2003, Reno, NV, USA.  
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R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous, The `Numerical Acoustic Relaxation (NAR)' Method for TimeDependent Incompressible Single and Multiphase Flows, The 4th International Conference on Multiphase Flows, MayJune 2001, New Orleans, USA.  
Major Technical Reports 

1. . 
R. Babarsky and T.G. Theofanous, "An Assessment of the StateoftheArt on Explosive Dissemination of Chemical Agents with Perspectives for Future Work", National Ground Intelligence Center Report, 177 pages, 2009.  
2. 
T.G. Theofanous, Coauthor, "Risk and Decisions, About the Disposition of Transuranic and High Level Radioactive Wastes", NRC Panel Report, National Academies Press, Washington D.C., 2005.  
3. 
T.G. Theofanous, Coauthor, "Transmission Pipelines and Land Use: A Risk Informed Approach", Transportation Research Board, Special Report 281, National Academies Press, Washington D.C., 2004.  
4. 
G.J. li, S. Yu. Sushchikh, R.R.Nourgaliev, T.N.Dinh, and T.G.Theofanous," Detailed Characterization of the Gas Dynamics in the ALPHA Facility" , CRSSResearch Report 08/031, 138p., August 3, 2003.  
5. 
T.G. Theofanous, J.P. Tu, T. Salmassi, T.N.Dinh, "Quantification of Limits to Coolability in ULPU2000 Configuration IV", CRSSResearch Report02.05.3 Westinghouse Electric Corp., 2002.  
6. 
T.G. Theofanous, S.Additon, C.Liu, O.Kymalainen, S.Angelini and T.Salmassi "The Probability of InVessel Coolability and Retention of a Core Melt in the AP600", DOE/ID  10460, Vols. I & II, October 1996.  
7. 
T.G. Theofanous, "Some Considerations on Severe Accidents at Loviisa", IVO Proprietary Report, Theofanous & Co., Inc., 1989.  
8. 
T.G. Theofanous, Coauthor, "Safety Issues at the DOE Test and Research Reactors", Panel Report, National Academy Press, Washington D.C., 1988.  
9. 
T.G. Theofanous, Coauthor, "Safety Issues at the Defense Production Reactors", Panel Report, National Academy Press, Washington D.C., 1987.  
Papers are available upon request,
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