Geological Fluid Dynamics
Department of Geology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Pinaki Chakraborty Pinaki Chakrabortychakrabo@uiuc.edu chakrabo@uiuc.edu

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois; theoretical and applied mechanics; 2006.

M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois; theoretical and applied mechanics; 2002.

B.E., Regional Engineering College Surat, Surat, India; mechanical engineering; 2000.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Volcanic flows.
  • Planetary geology.

CURRENT RESEARCH:

Tectonics of Enceladus.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

Gioia, G., Chakraborty, P., Kieffer, S., Lava channel formation via the viscoplastic indentation of hot substrates, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 33 (19): Art. No. L19305 OCT 10 2006.

Gioia, G., Chakraborty, P., Bombardelli, F.A., Rough-pipe flows and the existence of fully developed turbulence, PHYSICS OF FLUIDS, 18 (3): Art. No. 038107 MAR 2006.

Chakraborty, P., Gioia, G., Kieffer, S., Volcan Reventador's unusual umbrella, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 33 (5): Art. No. L05313 MAR 15 2006.

Gioia, G., Chakraborty, P., Turbulent friction in rough pipes and the energy spectrum of the phenomenological theory, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 96 (4): Art. No. 044502 FEB 3 2006.

Chakraborty, P., Balachandar, S., Adrian, R.J., On the relationships between local vortex identification schemes, JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS, 535: 189-214 JUL 25 2005.