Vladimir Mitkin

Summary

Scientific researcher with experience in analytical and experimental work in different areas of fluid dynamics, including high speed visualization (Phantom high speed video cameras); different types of visualization in transparence media (Schlieren, shadowgraphy, Laser induced fluorescence, PIV); optics; fiber optics; high-speed lasers; YAG Lasers; PIV lasers; high precision synchronization of experimental equipment; high speed pressure measurements; conductivity probes; rheological measurements and rheometers; experimental methods for stratified and/or rotating flows; design and construction of installations to create controllable stratifications of different types; high speed gas flows; drops; jets; design of experimental installations for high-speed multi phase flows studies; data processing and analysis; theoretical study; lectures and seminars on physics and mathematics.

Major Honors

Russian Federation State Award, Science and Technology, 2004.

Professional Experience

Institute for Problems in Mechanics of the Russian Academy of Science,
Laboratory of Fluid Mechanics, Senior Scientist (1995-2007)

Ecole Normale Superieure, Ecole Polytechnique, Ecole Normale Superieure de Techniques Avancee, Post. Doc. Fellow (2003-2004).

National Institute of Biology, Slovenia (EU), Researcher (2005).

University of California, Santa Barbara, Centre for Risk Studies and Safety, Research Fellow (2007-2012).

University of Virginia, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Senior Scientist (2013- 2019)

Extreme Multiphase Simulation, Senior Researcher (March 2019-now)

Academic

Moscow Technical University, Professor of Mathematics, (2002-2007)

Education & Other

Ph.D.
Institute for Problems in Mechanics of the Russian Academy of Science, 1998

M.S.
Applied Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, 1995

Citizenship
USA

Publications

1998 High gradient interfaces in a continuously stratified fluid in field of 2D adjoined internal waves
Chashechkin, YD; Mitkin, VV
Doklady Akademii Nauk, Volume: 362  Issue: 5   Pages: 625-629
1999a Structure of stratified flow around a cylinder at low internal Froude number
Mitkin, V.V.; Chashechkin, Yu.D.
Journal of Applied Mechanics and Technical Physics Journal of Applied Mechanics and Technical Physics Prikladnaya Mekhanika i Tekhnicheskaya Fizika   Volume: vol.40, no.1|vol.40, no.1   Pages: 69-75|80-8
1999a Sound scattering by surfaces of discontinuity formed in a stratified laminar two-dimensional flow
Mitkin, VV; Prokhorov, VE; Chashechkin, YD
Acoustical Physics, Volume: 45,  Issue: 3, Pages: 336-342
2000 Experimental investigation of the velocity field near a cylinder in a continuously stratified fluid
Mitkin, V.V.; Chashechkin, Yu.D.
Fluid Dynamics (Fluid Dynamics/Mekhanika Zhidkosti i Gaza), Volume: vol.35, no.5   Pages: 20-30
2001a Mirror and diffuse sound scattering by a two-dimensional wake in a continuously stratified fluid
Mitkin, VV; Prokhorov, VE; Chashechkin, YD
Doklady Physics, Volume: 46, Issue 3,  Pages: 202-206
2001b Experimental study of a fine structure of 2D wakes and mixing past an obstacle in a continuously stratified fluid
Chashechkin, YD; Mitkin, VV
Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, Volume: 34, Issue: 2-4, Pages: 165-187
2002 Vortex arrays past a sloping strip uniformly moving in a homogeneous or linearly stratified fluid
Chashechkin, YD; Mitkin, VV
Journal of Visualization, Volume:5, Issue 2,  Pages: 120-120
2004 A visual study on flow pattern around the strip moving uniformly in a continuously stratified fluid
Chashechkin, YD; Mitkin, VV
Journal of Visualization, Volume: 7, Issue 2,   Pages: 127-134
2005 Formation of vortices on soaring interfaces in stratified flows behind a cylinder
Chashechkin, YD; Mitkin, VV
Doklady Physics, Volume: 50, Issue: 9, Pages: 452-456
2006a Downstream and soaring interfaces and vortices in 2-D stratified wakes and their impact on transport of contaminants
Chashechkin, YD; Mitkin, VV; Bardakov, RN
Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics,  Volume 13, Issue 4, Pages: 401-408
2006b Soaring interfaces, vortices and vortex systems inside the internal waves wake past the horizontally moving cylinder in a continuously stratified fluid
Chashechkin, YD; Mitkin, VV
Journal of Visualization, Volume 9, Issue3,  Pages: 301-308
2007a Numerical and experimental study of the fine structure of a stratified fluid flow over a circular cylinder
Gushchin, VA; Mitkin, VV; Rozhdestvenskaya, TI; Chashechkin YuD
Journal of Applyed Mechanics and Technical Physics   Volume 48, Issue 1, Pages: 34-43
2007b Transportation of a dye in upstream and downstream wakes of the cylinder in continuously stratified liquid
Chashechkin, YD; Mitkin, VV
Journal of Visualization, Volume 10, Issue 1,   Pages: 7-7
2009 “Mesoscopic dynamics of polymer chains in high strain rate extensional flows”
D. Kivotides, V.V. Mitkin, T.G. Theofanous,
Jl. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech.

161, pp 69-86

2012 The physics of aerobreakup. II. Viscous liquids” 
Theofanous, T. G., Mitkin V. V., Ng C. L.; et al.
Phys. Fluids Volume: 24   Issue: 2
2013 The physics of aerobreakup. III. Viscoelastic liquids
Theofanous, T. G., Mitkin V. V., Ng C. L.
Phys. Fluids 25, Issue: 3, 032101 (2013)
2016 “The dynamics of dense particle clouds subjected to shock waves. Part 1. Experiments and scaling laws”
Theofanous, T. G., Mitkin V. V., Chang C-H.
J. Fluid. Mech. V. 792 (2016), pp 658-681
2017 The physics of aerobreakup. IV. Strain thickening liquids”,
Mitkin V. V., Theofanous T. G.
Phys. Fluids, Volume: 29   Issue: 12
2018a “Shock dispersal of dilute particles clouds”
Theofanous, T. G: Mitkin V. V., Chang C-H.
J. Fluid. Mech. V. 841 (2018), pp 732-745
2018b “Comprehensive characterization of cerebrovascular dysfunction in blast traumatic brain injury using photoacoustic microscopy”
Authors: Cao, C; Zhang C; Mitkin V.V, et al
Journal of Neurotrauma, V. 36, No 10, 2018
2019 “Capillary transport in particulate porous media at low levels of saturation”
Lukyanov A.V., Mitkin V. V. Theofanous, T. G, Bains
Journal of Applied Physics, V. 125 (2019).
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