RAS B. PANDEY

 

Professor

Department of Physics and Astronomy

University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-5046, USA

Telephone: 601 266 4485; Fax: 601 266 5149; Email: ras.pandey@usm.edu

 

THESES & DISSERTATION:

 

o      Chaired three MS theses in Physics (Song-Ping Gao, Sai Yu, Yan He).

 

Songping Gao, Thesis: Conductivity of a two-dimensional lattice fluid in a charge density gradient, 1990. Publication:Transport properties of an interacting-lattice-gas in a charge density gradient by Monte Carlo simulation’, R.B. Pandey and S. Gao, Phys. Rev. A 43, 4365 (1991).

 

Sai Yu, Thesis: Transport properties of a two-dimensional random percolating system in a charge density gradient, 1990. Publication:A computer-simulation study for the permeability of an interacting lattice gas through a percolating system’, R.B. Pandey and S. Yu, J. Phys. A24, 3959 (1991)

 

Yan He, Thesis: Monte Carlo studies of driven diffusive interacting lattice gas, 1993. Publication: ‘Driven diffusion, Kawasaki dynamics, mixing, and spatial ordering in an interacting lattice gas, Y. He and R.B. Pandey, Phys. Rev. Lett. 71, 565 (1993).

 

 

 

o      Chaired six Ph.D. dissertations (Grace M. Foo, Yimin Liu, J.L. Becklehimer, Luis Cueva-Parra, Frank Bentrem, Shihai Yang) in "Scientific Computing”.

 

Grace M. Foo

Dissertation: Transport and conformation of driven polymer chains in porous media, 1996.

Publications:

o      Computer simulation study of the permeability of driven polymers through porous media, G.M. Foo and R.B. Pandey, Phys. Rev. E 51, 5738 (1995).

o      Dynamics of interacting polymer chains and solvents, R.B. Pandey, A.T. Bernardes, G.M. Foo, and D. Stauffer, J. Chem. Phys. 105, 1682 (1996).

o      Dynamics and conformation of polymer chains in a porous medium, G.M. Foo, R.B. Pandey, and D. Stauffer, Phys. Rev. E 53, 5738 (1996).

o      Conformation and dynamics of interacting polymer chains in a porous medium, G.M. Foo and R.B. Pandey, Physica A 241, 500 (1997).

o      Conformation of interacting polymer chains: effects of temperature, bias, polymer concentration, and porosity, G.M. Foo and R.B. Pandey, Phys. Rev. E 55, 4433 (1997).

 

Yimin Liu

Dissertation: Computer simulation studies of phase behavior in polymeric gels, 1997.

Publications:

o      Kinetics of gelation growth in a sol-gel transition by a computer-simulation model, Y. Liu and R.B. Pandey, J. Phys. II 4, 865 (1994).

o      Sol-gel transitions in thermoreversible gels: Onset of gelation and melting, Y. Liu and R.B. Pandey, J. Chem. Phys. 105, 825 (1996).

o      Inhomogeneity in gelation and nonuniversality of Sol-to-Gel transition by a computer simulation model, Y. Liu and R.B. Pandey, Phys. Rev. E 54, 6609 (1996).

 

Jeffrey L. Becklehimer

Dissertation: Hybrid lattice gas simulations of flow through porous media, 1998

Publications:

o      A computer-simulation study of sticks percolation, J. Becklehimer and R.B. Pandey, Physica A 187, 71 (1992).

o      Percolation of chains and jamming coverage in two dimensions by computer-simulation, J.L. Becklehimer and R.B. Pandey,J. Stat. Phys. 75, 765 (1994).

o      Computer simulation study of the permeability of a porous sediment model, R.B. Pandey and J.L. Becklehimer, Phys. Rev. E51, 3341 (1995).

o      A hybrid computer simulation approach to shock propagation in fluid through porous media, R.B. Pandey and J.L. Becklehimer, Physica A 219, 121 (1995).

 

Luis A. Cueva-Parra

Dissertation: Multi-component fluid flow through porous media by interacting lattice gas computer simulation, 2003

Publications:

o      Density Profile and Flow of Miscible Fluid with Dissimilar Constituent Masses, R.B. Pandey, D. Stauffer, R. Seyfarth, Luis A. Cueva, J.F. Gettrust, and Warren Wood, Physica A 310, 325 (2002)

o      Self-organized phase segregation in a driven flow of dissimilar particles mixtures, R.B. Pandey, J.F. Gettrust, R. Seyfarth, and L.A. Cueva-Parra, Int. J. Mod. Phys. C 14, 955 (2003).

 

Frank W. Bentrem

Dissertation: Growth of polymer films by driven deposition: Monte Carlo simulations, 2004

Publications:

o      Roughening, deroughening, and nonuniversal scaling of the interface width in electrophoretic deposition of polymer chains,F.W. Bentrem, R.B. Pandey, and F. Family, Phys. Rev. E 62, 914 (2000).

o      Interface relaxation in electrophoretic deposition of polymer chains: Effects of segmental dynamics, molecular weight, and field, Frank W. Bentrem, Jun Xie, and R.B. Pandey, Phys. Rev. E 65, 041606 (2002)

o      Density and conformation with relaxed substrate, bulk, and interface in electrophoretic deposition of polymer chains,Frank W. Bentrem, Jun Xie, and R. B. Pandey, J. Mol. Structure: THEOCHEM 592, 95 (2002)

o      Thermal roughening and deroughening at polymer interfaces in electrophoretic deposition, Frank W. Bentrem and R.B. Pandey, Macromolecules 38, 992 (2005)

 

Shihai Yang

Dissertation:  Computer simulation study of waterborne two-component polyurethane film formation, 2007

Publications:

o      Film Growth and Surface Roughness with Effective Fluctuating Covalent Bonds in Evaporating Aqueous Solution of Reactive Hydrophobic and Polar Groups: A Computer Simulation Model, Shihai Yang, Adam Seyfarth, Sam Bateman, and R. B. Pandey, Macromol. Theory Simul. 15, 263 (2006)

o      Monte Carlo simulation of a film growth with reactive hydrophobic, polar, and aqueous components by a covalent bond-fluctuating model, S. Yang and R.B. Pandey, J. Chem. Phys. 126, 174708 (2007)