PhD students

Jiarong Wu Jiarong Wu, PhD student, is working on wind waves using direct numerical simulations.

daniel shawDan Shaw, PhD student, is working on bubble dynamics at the air-water surface, including coalescence and bursting.

Daniel RuthDan Ruth, PhD student, is doing laboratory experiments on bubble dynamic and break-up in turbulence.

Sheetal RamsurrunSheetal Ramsurrun, PhD student, is working on wave modeling and gas transfer at the air-sea interface

Profile photo for Megan MazzatentaMegan Mazzatenta, PhD student, is doing experiments on spray generation by collective bubble bursting.

Postdoctoral Researchers

Palas Kumar FarsoiyaPalas Kumar Farsoiya, numerical work on gas diffusion and phase change.

Martin A. ErininMartin Erinin, experimental work on spray transport.

Baptiste Néel, experimental work on spray generation by collective bubble bursting.

Aditya Aiyer, computational work on offshore wind farm.

Visiting Graduate students

Aliénor RivièreAlienor Riviere (spring 2019), from ENS, on bubble break-up. Alienor is now a graduate student in Paris with Stephane Perrard and continues to work on turbulence and interface.


Sonika Bagchi (Physics). Junior fall project 2021.

Alumni (PhD and Postdocs)

Wouter Mostert Wouter Mostert (postdoc from 2017 to 2020), numerical work on multiphase turbulence, nonlinear and breaking waves, using Basilisk. Wouter then moved on to be Assistant Professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology, and has now joined Oxford University as faculty.
Ching Yao Lai, Assistant Professor GEO and AOS Ching-Yao Lai, was visiting PhD student from Howard Stone lab, MAE, and worked on bursting bubble dynamics (2017-2018). Yao then moved on to be a postdoctoral researcher at Lamont (Columbia University). Yao is now Assistant Professor in the department of Geosciences at Princeton University.
Emre Türköz
Emre Turkoz, was visiting PhD student from Craig Arnold’ lab (MAE), working on modeling visco-elastic jest using Basilisk. Emre is now a Research Scientist at Exxon
Alexis Berny (Feb. to May 2019), from Sorbonne University, co-advised by Stephane Popinet and Thomas Seon on numerical simulations of bubble bursting. Alexis is now Research Engineer at CEA in France.

Alumni (Undergraduates)

Sreeta Basu (MAE). HMEI Summer internship 2021.

Sonika Bagchi (Physics). HMEI Summer internship 2021.

Lucy Madden (U Mass). PRISM REU program. Summer internship 2021.

Anthony Barnett (MAE) Senior independent work, 2021.

Demetra Yancopoulos (CEE) PEI Summer internship 2020

Ethan Lam (MAE) PEI Summer internship 2020

Kaitao (David) Tang (Junior, MAE, Independent Work fall 2019)

Chuxuan Zhao (Junior, MAE, Independent Work spring 2020)

Francis Odinakachukwu Ogoke (CBE) PEI summer internship 2017 and 2018. Senior Thesis 2019. On droplet impact on oil spills.

Cindy Song (CS/Economics). PEI summer intern 2019

Mench Santelices (MAE). PEI summer intern 2019

Alex Taylor-Lash (MAE). PEI summer intern 2019

Chris Ferrigine (MAE). MAE summer intern 2019

Anna Qin (CS). Undergraduate PEI Summer internship 2018.

Eric Dogariu (EE). Undergraduate PEI summer internship 2017.

Alumni (Visiting graduate students)

Marlone Vernet, Visiting Master student in fall 2019 from ENS Lyon, bubble dynamics in turbulence. Marlone is now a graduate student at ENS in Paris.

Nicolas Chapuis, Visiting Master student, from ENS, spring and summer 2018, on collective bubble dynamics.

Leila Dhar, Visiting Master student from ENSTA-Paris Tech, spring 2018, on air entrainment by liquid jets.