Michael Bybee

  • Program Years: 2004-2008
  • Academic Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Field of Study: Chemical Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Jonathan Higdon
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2005)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009
    M.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007
    B.S. magna cum laude, Chemical Engineering, Brigham Young University, 2003

Current Status

  • Status: Scientific Software Developer, Stellar Science
  • Research Area: Physics-Based Modeling and Simulation, Internal Combustion Engines, Colloidal Suspensions
  • Contact Information: michael.bybee@gmail.com
  • Publications

    D. Trebotich, G. H. Miller, M. D. Bybee, "A Penalty Method to Model Particle Interactions in DNA-laden Flows", Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 8:3749-3756, 2008.

    D. Trebotich, G. H. Miller, M. D. Bybee, "A Hard-constraint Algorithm to Model Particle Interactions in DNA-laden Flows", Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, 11(1):121-128, 2007.

    R. J. Hulse, M. W. Anderson, M. D. Bybee, D. D. Gonda, C. A. Miller, J. L. Oscarson, R. L. Rowley, W. V. Wilding, "Liquid Thermal Conductivities of Acetonitrile, Diethyl Sulfide, Hexamethyleneimine, Tetrahydrothiophene, and Tetramethylethylene Diamine", Journal of Chemical Engineering Data, 49(5):1433-1435, 2004.

    Awards

    Rohm and Haas Fellow, UIUC, 2003 - 2004
    American Institute of Chemists Foundation Award of Merit, BYU, 2003
    Outstanding Student in Chemical Engineering, BYU, 1998, 2001, 2002
    Heritage Scholar, BYU, 1997-2003