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Hussein Aluie

CNLS Postdoctoral Research Associate

Fluid Dynamics, Scientific Computing, and Applied Mathematics

Hussein Aluie

Office: TA-3, Bldg 1690, Room 132
Mail Stop: B258
Phone: (505) 667-9467
Fax: (505) 665-2659

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Research highlight
 Educational Background/Employment:
  • Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 2009
  • M.Eng. Johns Hopkins University, 2008
  • B.S. American University of Beirut, 2003
  • Professional Training:
    • Postdoctoral Research Associate, LANL, 2009-present

Research Interests:

  • Complex flows in neutral and conducting fluids
  • Compressibility effects
  • Oceanic flows
  • Magnetic reconnection in plasmas
  • High-performance computing

Selected Recent Publications:

  1. G. L. Eyink, E. T. Vishniac, C. Lalescu, H. Aluie, K. Kanov, K. Burger, R. Burns, C. Meneveau, A. Szalay, Flux-freezing breakdown observed in high-conductivity magnetohydrodynamic turbulence, Nature, 497, 466-469 (2013).
  2. H. Aluie, The range of scale coupling and the cascade in the presence of shocks, (submitted), arXiv:1101.0150.
  3. H. Aluie, Scale decomposition in compressible turbulence, Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, (in press).
  4. H. Aluie, S. Li, H. Li Conservative cascade of kinetic energy in compressible turbulence, Astrophysical Journal Letters, 751, L29 (2012).
  5. H. Aluie, S. Kurien Joint downscale fluxes of energy and potential enstrophy in rotating stratified Boussinesq flows, Europhysics Letters, 96, 44006 (2011).
  6. H. Aluie, Compressible turbulence: The cascade and its locality, Physical Review Letters, 106, 174502 (2011).
  7. H. Aluie, G. L. Eyink, Scale locality of magnetohydrodynamic turbulence, Physical Review Letters, 104, 081101 (2010).
  8. G. L. Eyink, H. Aluie, Localness of energy cascade in hydrodynamic turbulence. I. Smooth coarse graining, Physics of Fluids, 21, 115107 (2009).
  9. H. Aluie, G. L. Eyink, Localness of energy cascade in hydrodynamic turbulence. II. Sharp spectral filter, Physics of Fluids, 21, 115108 (2009).
  10. G. L. Eyink, H. Aluie, The breakdown of Alfven's theorem in ideal plasma flows: Necessary conditions and physical conjectures, Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, 223, 82 (2006).
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