Russell T. Carr

Professor and Chair of Chemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering

Phone: (603) 862-1429
Office: Chemical Engineering, Kingsbury Hall Rm W301A, Durham, NH 03824
Russell Carr


  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Brigham Young University

Courses Taught

  • BENG 763: Bioengineering Design I
  • BENG 764: Bioengineering Design
  • CHE 400: Chemical Engineering Lectures
  • CHE 501: Intro Chemical Engineering I
  • CHE 502: Intro Chemical Engineering II
  • CHE 602: Heat Transfer&Unit Operations
  • CHE 603: Appld Math for Chemical Engnrs
  • CHE 695: Chemical Engineering Project
  • CHE 696: Independent Study
  • CHE 709: Air Pollution
  • CHE 752: Process Dynamics and Control
  • CHE 999: Doctoral Research
  • INCO 590: Rsrch Exp/Chemical Engineering
  • INCO 790: Adv Rsrch Exp/Chemical Engr

Selected Publications

Karst, N. J., Geddes, J. B., & Carr, R. T. (2017). Model Microvascular Networks Can Have Many Equilibria. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 79(3), 662-681. doi:10.1007/s11538-017-0251-z

King, M. R., Phillips, K. G., Mitrugno, A., Lee, T. -R., de Guillebon, A. M. E., Chandrasekaran, S., . . . McCarty, O. J. T. (2015). A physical sciences network characterization of circulating tumor cell aggregate transport. American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology, 308(10), C792-C802. doi:10.1152/ajpcell.00346.2014

Geddes, J. B., Carr, R. T., Wu, F., Lao, Y., & Maher, M. (2010). Blood flow in microvascular networks: A study in nonlinear biology. Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, 20(4), 045123. doi:10.1063/1.3530122

Gardner, D., Li, Y., Small, B., Geddes, J. B., & Carr, R. T. (2010). Multiple equilibrium states in a micro-vascular network. Mathematical Biosciences, 227(2), 117-124. doi:10.1016/j.mbs.2010.07.001

Geddes, J. B., Storey, B. D., Gardner, D., & Carr, R. T. (2010). Bistability in a simple fluid network due to viscosity contrast. Physical Review E, 81(4). doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.81.046316

Carr, R. T., Geddes, J. B., & Wu, F. (2005). Oscillations in a Simple Microvascular Network. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 33(6), 764-771. doi:10.1007/s10439-005-2345-2

Carr, R. T., & Lacoin, M. (2000). Nonlinear Dynamics of Microvascular Blood Flow. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 28(6), 641-652. doi:10.1114/1.1306346

Carr, R. T., & Wickham, L. L. (1990). Plasma skimming in serial microvascular bifurcations. Microvascular Research, 40(2), 179-190. doi:10.1016/0026-2862(90)90017-L

Rong, F. W., & Carr, R. T. (1990). Dye studies on flow through branching tubes. Microvascular Research, 39(2), 186-202. doi:10.1016/0026-2862(90)90069-4

Fenton, B. M., Carr, R. T., & Cokelet, G. R. (1985). Nonuniform red cell distribution in 20 to 100 μm bifurcations. Microvascular Research, 29(1), 103-126. doi:10.1016/0026-2862(85)90010-X

Most Cited Publications