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Ehrhard is new Upson Visiting Professor

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Peter Ehrhard, Mary S. Upson Visiting Professor

Peter Ehrhard has been appointed the Mary S. Upson Visiting Professor. He arrived April 23 and will remain through September. His office is at 342 Olin Hall. Ehrhard is active in microfluidics, including the coupling of electrokinetic effects and fluid flow, and free surfaces and fluid flow with moving contact-lines.

Since 2006, Peter has been the Professor of Fluid Mechanics at Technical University, Dortmund (Germany) in the chemical engineering department. Prior to that, he was a professor in mechanical engineering at the University of Karlsruhe, with association to the former Kernforschungszentrum. Erhard has indicated a willingness to do some lecturing/teaching during his visit.

He is hosted by the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Paul Steen, the Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Engineering.

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