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    • CMG: Studies of Sediment Gravity Flows 

      E. Bruce Pitman Principal Investigator (2014-04-02)
      This project combines simulations of pyroclastic flows and surges and related gravity currents based on meshfree methods, together with modeling and analysis, all tested against lab and field data. The Least Squares Meshfree ...
    • FRG: Collaborative Research: Prediction and Risk of Extreme Events Utilizing Mathematical Computer Models of Geophysical Processes 

      E. Bruce Pitman Principal Investigator (2014-04-02)
      The goal of this project is to develop the mathematical, statistical and computational tools needed to assess and predict the risk associated with geophysical hazards such as volcanic pyroclastic flows. Based on a preliminary ...
    • IDR/Collaborative Research: Characterizing Uncertainty in the Motion of Volcanic Plumes Advected by Wind Fields 

      E. Bruce Pitman Principal Investigator (2014-04-02)
      This grant provides support to develop a methodology for the quantitative assessment of confidence in predictions of the motion of ash clouds caused by volcanic eruptions. By combining statistical modeling, stochastic ...
    • Mathematical Sciences: Multidimensional Problems in Dynamic Plasticity 

      E. Bruce Pitman Principal Investigator (2014-04-02)
      ABSTRACT: MULTIDIMENSIONAL PROBLEMS IN DYNAMIC PLASTICITY This interdisciplinary proposal addresses three broad scientific issues regarding the dynamics of granular flow: (1) instability, including pattern formation in the ...
    • Mathematical Sciences: Multidimensional Problems in DynamicPlasticity 

      E. Bruce Pitman Principal Investigator (2014-04-02)
      The central goal of this interdisciplinary, continuing project is to develop fundamental understanding of phenomena involving the slow flow of dry granular materials. Part I of the research, the first of two parts, focuses ...
    • Multidimensional Problems in Granular Plasticity 

      E. Bruce Pitman Principal Investigator (2014-04-02)
      This award supports a unified research program of modeling, analysis<br/>and computation to better characterize and understand granular flows,<br/>in particular, granular flows in the presence of interstitial ...
    • Multidimensional Problems in Granular Plasticity 

      E. Bruce Pitman Principal Investigator (2014-04-02)
      DMS-9802520 Pitman This interdisciplinary proposal addresses scientific issues regarding the dynamics of granular materials coupled with interstitial fluid. The investigation is composed of three parts: modeling, analysis, ...
    • SCREMS: Scientific Computing Research Environment for the Mathematical Sciences at Buffalo 

      E. Bruce Pitman Principal Investigator (2014-04-02)
      A group of applied mathematicians in the Department of Mathematics at<br/>the University at Buffalo proposes to purchase a distributed-shared memory multiprocessor cluster,workstations, and supplementary software. ...
    • Studies in Renal Hemodynamics 

      E. Bruce Pitman Principal Investigator (2014-04-02)
      The principal functional unit of the kidney is the nephron, a capillary tuft connected to a renal tubule. There are about 1 million nephrons in the human kidney, and a significant fraction of these may be closely coupled ...