Geoffrey Oxberry

  • Program Years: 2007-2011
  • Academic Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Field of Study: Chemical Kinetics/Transport Phenomena
  • Academic Advisor: William Green
  • Practicum(s):
    Sandia National Laboratories, California (2008)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013
    B.Ch.E. and M.Ch.E. Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, 2006

Current Status

  • Status: Postdoctoral Researcher, LLNL
  • Research Area: Operations Research, Applied Mathematics
  • Publications

    Presentations:

    1. G. Oxberry*, R.A. Handler, K.D. Housiadas and A.N. Beris, "Karhunen-Loève Analysis of Coherent Structures in Viscoelastic Turbulent Channel Flows." Paper presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics -- (American Physical Society), Chicago, Illinois, November 20-22, 2005.

    2. G. Samanta*, G. Oxberry, R.A. Handler, A.N. Beris and K.D. Housiadas, "Dynamic K-L analysis of coherent structures based on DNS of turbulent viscoelastic flows," Paper FM3 presented at: The Society of Rheology 78th Annual Meeting , October 8-12, 2006 - Portland, Maine.

    3. G. Samanta, A.N. Beris, G. Oxberry, R.A. Handler and K.D. Housiadas*, "Dynamic K-L analysis of coherent structures based on DNS of turbulent Newtonian and viscoelastic flows." Paper (A56) presented to the XVth International Workshop for Numerical Methods for Non-Newtonian Flows, Rhodes, Greece, June 6-10, 2007.

    4. G. Samanta, A.N. Beris*, G. Oxberry, R.A. Handler and K.D. Housiadas, "Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Viscoelastic Flows: Dynamic Karhunen-Loève Analysis." Paper presented to the 6th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM '07), ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, July 16-20, 2007.

    5. A. Mitsos, G. Oxberry*, P. I. Barton, W. H. Green, "Simultaneous Species and Reaction Elimination in Kinetic Mechanisms." Paper presented to International Workshop on Model Reduction in Reacting Flows, La Sapienza - Universita degli Studi, Rome, Italy, September 3-5, 2007.

    6. G. Samanta*, A.N. Beris, G. Oxberry, R.A. Handler and K.D. Housiadas, "Dynamic K-L analysis of Coherent structures based on DNS of turbulent Newtonian and viscoelastic Flows", SIAM conference on Mathematics for Industry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 9-11, 2007.

    7. A. Mitsos*, G. Oxberry, P. I. Barton, W. H. Green, "Kinetic Model Reduction By Simultaneous Reaction and Species Elimination." Paper presented to AIChE 2007 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, November 4-9, 2007.

    8. G. Samanta*, A.N. Beris, G. Oxberry, R.A. Handler and K.D. Housiadas, "Dynamic K-L analysis of coherent structures based on DNS of turbulent Newtonian and viscoelastic flows." Paper presented to AIChE 2007 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 4-9 2007.

    9. G. Samanta*, A.N. Beris, G. Oxberry, R.A. Handler and K.D. Housiadas, "Dynamic K-L analysis of coherent structures based on DNS of turbulent Newtonian and viscoelastic flows". Paper presented to 60th Annual Meeting of APS-DFD, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 18-20, 2007.

    10. G.M. Oxberry*, W.H. Green and P.I. Barton, "Affine lumping formalism for comparison of model reduction techniques." Paper presented to 2nd International Workshop on Model Reduction in Reacting Flows, South Bend, Indiana, March 30 - April 1, 2009.

    11. G.M. Oxberry*, A. Mitsos, P.I. Barton, W.H. Green, "Range-constrained simultaneous reaction and species elimination in kinetic mechanisms." Paper presented to 2nd International Workshop on Model Reduction in Reacting Flows, South Bend, Indiana, March 30 - April 1, 2009.

    12. G.M. Oxberry*, W.H. Green and P.I. Barton, "Affine lumping formalism for comparison of projection-based model reduction techniques." Paper presented to AIChE 2009 Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, November 8-13, 2009.

    13. G.M. Oxberry*, A. Mitsos, P.I. Barton, W.H. Green, "Range-constrained simultaneous reaction and species elimination in kinetic mechanisms." Paper presented to AIChE 2009 Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, November 8-13, 2009.

    Publications:

    1. "Elucidation of the time scales of coherent structures in Newtonian turbulent channel flows through Karhunen-Loève analysis" G. Oxberry, Masters thesis, University of Delaware, 2006.

    2. "Time evolution K-L analysis of coherent structures based on DNS of turbulent Newtonian and viscoelastic flows" G. Samanta, G. M. Oxberry, A. N. Beris, R. A. Handler, and K. D. Housiadas. Journal of Turbulence, 9 (41) (2008), 1-25.

    3. "Optimal automatic reaction and species elimination in kinetic mechanisms" A. Mitsos, G. M. Oxberry, P. I. Barton, and W. H. Green. Combustion and Flame, 155. (1-2), (2008), 118-132.

    Awards

    Tau Beta Pi Fellow, 2006
    Robert T. Haslam Presidential Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006
    Hougen/Dahlke Fellowship, University of Wisconsin, 2006 (declined)
    University of Delaware College of Engineering Distinguished Senior Award, 2006
    American Institute of Chemical Engineers Senior Award, 2006
    Mathematical Contest in Modeling Meritorious Award (top ~10% in world), 2005, 2006
    Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, 2005
    Amerada Hess Corporation Award, 2005
    General Honors Award, 2004
    National Dean's List Nominee, 2004, 2005
    Chemical Engineering Industrial Sponsors Award, 2004