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Michael Allshouse

202 SN
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • 2013 PhD in Mechanical Engineering, MIT
  • 2010 MSc in Mechanical Engineering, MIT
  • 2008 BSc in Mechanical Engineering, MIT

Research & Scholarship Interests

nonlinear dynamics, geophysical fluid dynamics, computational fluid mechanics, disaster response, experimental fluids
Affiliated With

Department Research Areas

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physics Society
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematicians

Selected Publications

  • M.R. Allhouse, et. al., Impact of Windage on Ocean Surface Lagrangian Coherent Structures, Environmental Fluid Mechanics, 17(3), 2017, 473-483
  • M.R. Allshouse, F.M. Lee, P.J. Morrison, H.L. Swinney, Internal Wave Pressure, Velocity, and Energy Flux from Density Perturbations, Physical Review Fluids, 1(1), 2016, 014301
  • M.R. Allshouse, T. Peacock, Lagrangian Based Methods for Coherent Structure Detection, Chaos, 25, 2015, 097617
  • M.R. Allshouse, T. Peacock, Refining Finite-Time Lyapunov Exponent Ridges and the Challenges of Classifying Them, Chaos, 25, 2015, 087410
  • M. Mercier, A. Ardekani, M.R. Allshoulse, B. Doyle, T. Peacock, Self-Propulsion of Immersed Objects via Natural Convection, Physical Review Letters, 112, 2014, 097617
  • D. Kelley, M.R. Allshouse, N. Ouellette, Lagrangian Coherent Structures Separate Dynamically Distinct Regions in Fluid Flows, Physical Review E, 88, 2013, 013017
  • M.R. Allshouse, J-L. Thieault, Detecting Coherent Structures Using Braids, Physica D, 241, 2012, 95-105
  • M.R. Allshouse, M.F. Barad, T. Peacock, Propulsion Generated by Diffusion-Driven Flow, Nature Physics, 6, 2010, 516-519

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September 1, 2016

Michael Allshouse joins the Mechanical & Industrial Engineering department in Fall 2016 as an Assistant Professor.