About Me

Dr. Oza obtained his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was most recently a postdoctoral fellow at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University.

Education

Ph.D.; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Mathematics; 2014

M.A.; University of Cambridge; Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics; 2009

B.A.; Princeton University; Chemistry; 2004

M.A.; University of Cambridge; Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics; 2009

B.A.; Princeton University; Chemistry; 2004

Website

2022 Fall Courses

MATH 790A - DOCT DISSERTATION & RES

MATH 331 - INTRO PARTIAL DIFF EQ

MATH 792B - PRE DOCTORAL RESEARCH

MATH 331 - INTRO PARTIAL DIFF EQ

MATH 792B - PRE DOCTORAL RESEARCH

Past Courses

MATH 111: CALCULUS I

MATH 211: CALCULUS III A

MATH 331: INTRODUCTION TO PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

MATH 337: LINEAR ALGEBRA

MATH 689: ADV APPLIED MATH II

MATH 690: ADV APPLIED MATH III

MATH 690: ADVANCED APPLIED MATHEMATICS III: PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

MATH 211: CALCULUS III A

MATH 331: INTRODUCTION TO PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

MATH 337: LINEAR ALGEBRA

MATH 689: ADV APPLIED MATH II

MATH 690: ADV APPLIED MATH III

MATH 690: ADVANCED APPLIED MATHEMATICS III: PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

Research Interests

Dr. Oza is interested in fluid mechanics and nonlinear dynamics, specifically with applications in soft matter physics and biology. His research utilizes a combination of analytical techniques and numerical simulations, typically in collaboration with experimentalists.

Conference Abstract

Phase-Field Modeling of Colloid-Polymer Mixtures in Microgravity

American Physical Society, November 2021

Bound states of asynchronously flapping tandem wings

American Physical Society, November 2021

Exploring diffraction with a pilot-wave model

Bulletin of the American Physical Society: APS March Meeting 2021, March 2021

Resonance, instability and dynamical stabilization in bouncing droplet chains

American Physical Society, November 2020

Schooling of tandem flapping wings

American Physical Society, November 2020

American Physical Society, November 2021

Bound states of asynchronously flapping tandem wings

American Physical Society, November 2021

Exploring diffraction with a pilot-wave model

Bulletin of the American Physical Society: APS March Meeting 2021, March 2021

Resonance, instability and dynamical stabilization in bouncing droplet chains

American Physical Society, November 2020

Schooling of tandem flapping wings

American Physical Society, November 2020

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Emergent circulation in the loopy network of bird lungs

Bulletin of the American Physical Society: 73rd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 2020

Schooling of tandem flapping wings

Bulletin of the American Physical Society: 73rd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 2020

Exact solutions for the unsteady motion of multiple wings in an inviscid fluid

Bulletin of the American Physical Society: 73rd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 2020

Resonance, Instability and Dynamical Stabilization in Bouncing Droplet Chains

Bulletin of the American Physical Society: 73rd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 2020

Modelling of colloid-polymer mixtures in microgravity

American Society for Gravitational and Space Research, November 2020

Continuum modeling of colloid-polymer mixtures in microgravity

Bulletin of the American Physical Society: American Physical Society March Meeting 2020, March 2-6, Denver, CO, March 2020

Bulletin of the American Physical Society: 73rd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 2020

Schooling of tandem flapping wings

Bulletin of the American Physical Society: 73rd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 2020

Exact solutions for the unsteady motion of multiple wings in an inviscid fluid

Bulletin of the American Physical Society: 73rd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 2020

Resonance, Instability and Dynamical Stabilization in Bouncing Droplet Chains

Bulletin of the American Physical Society: 73rd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 2020

Modelling of colloid-polymer mixtures in microgravity

American Society for Gravitational and Space Research, November 2020

Continuum modeling of colloid-polymer mixtures in microgravity

Bulletin of the American Physical Society: American Physical Society March Meeting 2020, March 2-6, Denver, CO, March 2020

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Newsletter

The Loopy Fluid Dynamics of Bird Lungs

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, September 2021

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, September 2021

Journal Article

Nguyen, Quynh , & Oza, Anand, & Abouezzi, Joanna , & Sun, Guanhua, & Childress, Stephen , & Frederick, Christina, & Ristroph, Leif (2021). Flow rectification in loopy network models of bird lungs.

Oza, Anand, & Venerus, David (2021). The dynamics of parallel-plate and cone-plate flows.

Bush, John , & Oza, Anand (2020). Hydrodynamic Quantum Analogs.

Barnes, Lauren (2020). Resonant interactions in bouncing droplet chains.

Oza, Anand, & Ristroph, Leif, & Shelley, Michael (2019). Lattices of hydrodynamically interacting flapping swimmers.

*Physical Review Letters*,*126*(114501), 6.Oza, Anand, & Venerus, David (2021). The dynamics of parallel-plate and cone-plate flows.

*Physics of Fluids*,*33*(023102), 13.Bush, John , & Oza, Anand (2020). Hydrodynamic Quantum Analogs.

*Reports on Progress in Physics*,*84*(017001), 1-41.Barnes, Lauren (2020). Resonant interactions in bouncing droplet chains.

*Comptes Rendus Mecanique*,*349*(6-7), 573-589.Oza, Anand, & Ristroph, Leif, & Shelley, Michael (2019). Lattices of hydrodynamically interacting flapping swimmers.

*Physical Review X*,*9*(041024), SHOW MORE

Oza, Anand, & Rosales, Rodolfo, & Bush, John (2018). Hydrodynamic spin states.

Ganedi, Likhit, & Oza, Anand, & Shelley, Michael, & Ristroph, Leif (2018). Equilibrium shapes and their stability for liquid films in fast flows.

Arbelaiz, Juncal, & Oza, Anand, & Bush, John (2018). Promenading pairs of walking droplets: Dynamics and stability.

Kurianski, Kristin, & Oza, Anand, & Bush, John (2017). Simulations of pilot-wave dynamics in a simple harmonic potential.

Oza, Anand, & Siefert, Emmanuel, & Harris, Daniel, & Molacek, Jan, & Bush, John (2017). Orbiting pairs of walking droplets: Dynamics and stability.

Ramananarivo, Sophie, & Fang, Fang, & Oza, Anand, & Zhang, Jun, & Ristroph, Leif (2016). Flow interactions lead to orderly formations of flapping wings in forward flight.

Oza, Anand, & Heidenreich, Sebastian, & Dunkel, Jorn (2016). Generalized Swift-Hohenberg models for dense active suspensions .

Tambasco, Lucas, & Harris, Daniel, & Oza, Anand, & Rosales, Rodolfo, & Bush, John (2016). The onset of chaos in orbital pilot-wave dynamics.

Oza, Anand, & Dunkel, Jorn (2016). Antipolar ordering of topological defects in active liquid crystals.

Labousse, Matthieu, & Oza, Anand, & Perrard, Stephane, & Bush, John (2016). Pilot-wave dynamics in a harmonic potential: Quantization and stability of circular orbits.

Bush, John, & Oza, Anand, & Molacek, Jan (2014). The wave-induced added mass of walking droplets.

Oza, Anand, & Wind-Willassen, Oistein, & Harris, Daniel, & Rosales, Rodolfo, & Bush, John (2014). Pilot-wave hydrodynamics in a rotating frame: Exotic orbits .

Oza, Anand, & Harris, Daniel, & Rosales, Rodolfo, & Bush, John (2014). Pilot-wave dynamics in a rotating frame: on the emergence of orbital quantization.

Oza, Anand, & Rosales, Rodolfo, & Bush, John (2013). A trajectory equation for walking droplets: hydrodynamic pilot-wave theory.

Oza, Anand, & Pechen, Alexander, & Dominy, Jason, & Beltrani, Vincent, & Moore, Katharine, & Rabitz, Herschel (2009). Optimization search effort over the control landscapes for open quantum systems with Kraus-map evolution.

Kalogerakis, Konstantinos, & Marschall, Jochen, & Oza, Anand, & Engel, Patricia, & Meharchand, Rhiannon, & Wong, Michael (2008). The coating hypothesis for ammonia ice particles in Jupiter: laboratory experiments and optical modeling.

*Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science*,*28*(096106 ), 6.Ganedi, Likhit, & Oza, Anand, & Shelley, Michael, & Ristroph, Leif (2018). Equilibrium shapes and their stability for liquid films in fast flows.

*Physical Review Letters*,*121*(094501), 4.Arbelaiz, Juncal, & Oza, Anand, & Bush, John (2018). Promenading pairs of walking droplets: Dynamics and stability.

*Physical Review Fluids*,*3(1)*(013604), 18.Kurianski, Kristin, & Oza, Anand, & Bush, John (2017). Simulations of pilot-wave dynamics in a simple harmonic potential.

*Physical Review Fluids*,*2(11)*(113602), 14.Oza, Anand, & Siefert, Emmanuel, & Harris, Daniel, & Molacek, Jan, & Bush, John (2017). Orbiting pairs of walking droplets: Dynamics and stability.

*Physical Review Fluids*,*2(5)*(053601), 19.Ramananarivo, Sophie, & Fang, Fang, & Oza, Anand, & Zhang, Jun, & Ristroph, Leif (2016). Flow interactions lead to orderly formations of flapping wings in forward flight.

*Physical Review Fluids (Rapid Communications)*,*1*(071201(R)), 9.Oza, Anand, & Heidenreich, Sebastian, & Dunkel, Jorn (2016). Generalized Swift-Hohenberg models for dense active suspensions .

*European Physical Journal E*,*39*(97), 8.Tambasco, Lucas, & Harris, Daniel, & Oza, Anand, & Rosales, Rodolfo, & Bush, John (2016). The onset of chaos in orbital pilot-wave dynamics.

*Chaos*,*26*(103107), 10.Oza, Anand, & Dunkel, Jorn (2016). Antipolar ordering of topological defects in active liquid crystals.

*New Journal of Physics*,*18*(093006), 12.Labousse, Matthieu, & Oza, Anand, & Perrard, Stephane, & Bush, John (2016). Pilot-wave dynamics in a harmonic potential: Quantization and stability of circular orbits.

*Physical Review E*,*93*(033122), 6.Bush, John, & Oza, Anand, & Molacek, Jan (2014). The wave-induced added mass of walking droplets.

*Journal of Fluid Mechanics (Rapids)*,*755*(R7), 11.Oza, Anand, & Wind-Willassen, Oistein, & Harris, Daniel, & Rosales, Rodolfo, & Bush, John (2014). Pilot-wave hydrodynamics in a rotating frame: Exotic orbits .

*Physics of Fluids*,*26*(082101), 17.Oza, Anand, & Harris, Daniel, & Rosales, Rodolfo, & Bush, John (2014). Pilot-wave dynamics in a rotating frame: on the emergence of orbital quantization.

*Journal of Fluid Mechanics*,*744*, 404-429.Oza, Anand, & Rosales, Rodolfo, & Bush, John (2013). A trajectory equation for walking droplets: hydrodynamic pilot-wave theory.

*Journal of Fluid Mechanics*,*737*, 552-570.Oza, Anand, & Pechen, Alexander, & Dominy, Jason, & Beltrani, Vincent, & Moore, Katharine, & Rabitz, Herschel (2009). Optimization search effort over the control landscapes for open quantum systems with Kraus-map evolution.

*Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical/IOP Publishing*,*42*(20), 22.Kalogerakis, Konstantinos, & Marschall, Jochen, & Oza, Anand, & Engel, Patricia, & Meharchand, Rhiannon, & Wong, Michael (2008). The coating hypothesis for ammonia ice particles in Jupiter: laboratory experiments and optical modeling.

*Icarus/Elsevier*,*196*(1), 202-215.COLLAPSE