Gregory P. Chini

Co-Director of Integrated Applied Mathematics
Phone: (603) 862-2633
Office: Mechanical Engineering, Kingsbury Hall Rm W113, Durham, NH 03824
Gregory P. Chini


  • Ph.D., AerospaceAero&AstornauticalEng, Cornell University
  • M.S., AerospaceAero&AstornauticalEng, Cornell University
  • B.S., AerospaceAero&AstornauticalEng, University of Virginia

Courses Taught

  • IAM 940: Asymptotic&Perturbation Methds
  • ME 503: Thermodynamics
  • ME 712: Waves in Fluids
  • ME 909: Viscous Flow
  • ME 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Wen, B., & Chini, G. P. (2018). Reduced modeling of porous media convection in a minimal flow unit at large Rayleigh number. Journal of Computational Physics, 371, 551-563. doi:10.1016/

Hewitt, D. R., Chini, G. P., & Neufeld, J. A. (2018). The influence of a poroelastic till on rapid subglacial flooding and cavity formation. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS, 855, 1170-1207. doi:10.1017/jfm.2018.624

Wen, B., & Chini, G. P. (2018). Inclined porous medium convection at large Rayleigh number. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 837, 670-702. doi:10.1017/jfm.2017.863

Chini, G. P., Montemuro, B., White, C. M., & Klewicki, J. (2017). A self-sustaining process model of inertial layer dynamics in high Reynolds number turbulent wall flows. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 375(2089), 20160090. doi:10.1098/rsta.2016.0090

Klewicki, J. C., Chini, G. P., & Gibson, J. F. (2017). Prospectus: towards the development of high-fidelity models of wall turbulence at large Reynolds number. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 375(2089), 20160092. doi:10.1098/rsta.2016.0092

Hamlington, P. E., Van Roekel, L. P., Fox-Kemper, B., Julien, K., & Chini, G. P. (2014). Langmuir–Submesoscale Interactions: Descriptive Analysis of Multiscale Frontal Spindown Simulations. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44(9), 2249-2272. doi:10.1175/JPO-D-13-0139.1

Hassanzadeh, P., Chini, G. P., & Doering, C. R. (2014). Wall to wall optimal transport. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 751, 627-662. doi:10.1017/jfm.2014.306

Wen, B., Chini, G. P., Dianati, N., & Doering, C. R. (2013). Computational approaches to aspect-ratio-dependent upper bounds and heat flux in porous medium convection. Physics Letters A, 377(41), 2931-2938. doi:10.1016/j.physleta.2013.09.009

Wen, B., Dianati, N., Lunasin, E., Chini, G. P., & Doering, C. R. (2012). New upper bounds and reduced dynamical modeling for Rayleigh–Bénard convection in a fluid saturated porous layer. Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 17(5), 2191-2199. doi:10.1016/j.cnsns.2011.06.039

Thornton, E. A., Chini, G. P., & Gulik, D. W. (1995). Thermally induced vibrations of a self-shadowed split-blanket solar array. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 32(2), 302-311. doi:10.2514/3.26610

Most Cited Publications