David Olarewaju Olagunju


place: Nigeria

Ph.D. Northwestern University 1981
thesis: Bifurcation and Stability of Propagating Oscillatory Flames; Advisor: Bernard Matkowsky

Associate Professor. Applied Mathematics, University of Delaware

personal or universal URL: http://www.math.udel.edu/~olagunju/
email: olagunju@math.udel.edu

His brother, Amos Olagunju, is also a mathematican.


Areas of interest include viscoelastic flows, stability, bifurcations and combustion.

A list of Dr. Olagunju's recent work can be found on his web page.

16. Olagunju, David O. and Y. Renardy Inertial effect on stability of cone--and--plate flow Part 2: Non-axisymmetric mode, J, Non-Newt. Fluid Mech., 78 (1998), 27-45.

15. Olagunju, David O. Hopf bifurcation in creeping cone-and-plate flow of a viscoelastic fluid. Z. Angew. Math. Phys. 48 (1997), no. 3, 361--369.

14. Olagunju, David O. Inertial effect on the stability of viscoelastic cone-and-plate flow. J. Fluid Mech. 343 (1997), 317--330.

13. Olagunju, David O. Inertial effects on stability of cone-and-plate flow, J. Fluid Mech., 343 (1997), 317-330.

12. Olagunju, David O. Multiple steady states in coaxial-discs flow, in Nonlinear Problems in Applied Mathematics, ed. T. Angell et al., 190-198, SIAM (1995).

11. Olagunju, David O. Elastic instabilities in cone-and-plate flow: small gap theory. Z. Angew. Math. Phys. 46 (1995), no. 6, 946--959.

10. Olagunju, David O. Instabilities and bifurcations of von Kármán similarity solutions in swirling viscoelastic flow. Z. Angew. Math. Phys. 46 (1995), no. 2, 224--238.

9. Olagunju, David O. Effect of free surface and inertia on viscoelastic parallel plate flow. J. Rheol. 38 (1994), no. 1, 151--168.

8. Olagunju, David O. Asymptotic analysis of the finite cone-and-plate flow of a
non-Newtonian fluid
, J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech., 50 (1993) 289-303

7. Olagunju, David O.; Matkowsky, Bernard J. Polyhedral flames. SIAM J. Appl. Math. 51 (1991), no. 1, 73--89.

6. Olagunju, David O.; Matkowsky, Bernard J. Burner-stabilized cellular flames. Quart. Appl. Math. 48 (1990), no. 4, 645--664.

5. Matkowsky, B. J.; Olagunju, D. O. Traveling waves along the front of a pulsating flame. SIAM J. Appl. Math. 42 (1982), no. 3, 486--501.

4. Matkowsky, Bernard J.; Olagunju, David O. Pulsations in a burner-stabilized premixed plane flame. SIAM J. Appl. Math. 40 (1981), no. 3, 551--562.

3. Matkowsky, B. J.; Olagunju, D. O. Spinning waves in gaseous combustion. SIAM J. Appl. Math. 42 (1982), no. 5, 1138--1156.

2. Matkowsky, Bernard J.; Olagunju, David O. Propagation of a pulsating flame front in a gaseous combustible mixture. SIAM J. Appl. Math. 39 (1980), no. 2, 290--300.

1. Cook, L. Pamela; Olagunju, D. O.; Schleiniger, G. F. Viscoelastic fluid flow: critical parameters and asymptotics. Asymptotic and numerical methods for partial differential equations with critical parameters (Beaune, 1992), 191--205, NATO Adv. Sci. Inst. Ser. C Math. Phys. Sci., 384, Kluwer Acad. Publ., Dordrecht, 1993.

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