Dr Alexander Wray

Lecturer

Mathematics and Statistics

Personal statement

My work focusses primarily on the low-order modelling of systems related to hydrodynamics.

For full information please see my personal website.

Publications

Reduced-order modelling of thick inertial flows around rotating cylinders
Wray Alexander W, Cimpeanu Radu
Journal of Fluid Mechanics Vol 898 (2020)
https://doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2020.421
The shielding effect extends the lifetimes of two-dimensional sessile droplets
Schofield Feargus G H, Wray Alexander W, Pritchard David, Wilson Stephen K
Journal of Engineering Mathematics Vol 120, pp. 89-110 (2020)
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10665-019-10033-7
Competitive evaporation of multiple sessile droplets
Wray Alexander W, Duffy Brian R, Wilson Stephen K
Journal of Fluid Mechanics Vol 884 (2020)
https://doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2019.919
Accurate low-order modeling of electrified falling films at moderate Reynolds number
Wray Alexander W, Matar Omar K, Papageorgiou Demetrios T
Physical Review Fluids Vol 2 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevFluids.2.063701
Reduced models for thick liquid layers with inertia on highly curved substrates
Wray Alexander W, Papageorgiou Demetrios T, Matar Omar K
SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics Vol 77, pp. 881-904 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1137/16M1060686
Dynamics and universal scaling law in geometrically-controlled sessile drop evaporation
Sáenz P J, Wray A W, Che Z, Matar O K, Valluri P, Kim J, Sefiane K
Nature Communications Vol 8 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms14783

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Professional activities

Electrostatic control of instabilities in thick liquid layers
Speaker
16/7/2019
Electrostatic control of instabilities in thick liquid layers
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25/4/2019
Low-order modelling of inertial instabilities in thick film flows
Speaker
19/11/2018
Low-order modelling of a drop on a highly-hydrophobic substrate: statics and dynamics
Speaker
21/11/2017
Modelling of hydrothermal instabilities in a capillary bridge
Speaker
20/11/2017
Electrostatic suppression of the coffee stain effect
Speaker
12/7/2017

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Projects

Low-order models for thick fluid flows with multiphysics effects
Wray, Alexander (Principal Investigator) Wilson, Stephen (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 30-Jan-2022

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