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Ben Wilfong

Graduate Student

Atlanta, Georgia

bwilfong3@gatech.edu


About Me

I am a first year Ph.D. student studying Computational Science and Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. My research is on modeling of multicomponent fluids using a seven model which generalizes Navier-Stokes. When I'm not busy with school or research I enjoy spending time outdoors camping, hiking, and climbing or indoors playing board games.


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Relevant Work Experience

Defence Science and Technology Intern - Lawrence Livermore National Lab

June 2022 - August 2022

In this position I taught myself how to use ALE3D for the purposes of modeling a high explosive point to line generator with the purpose of accelerating flyer plates for the measurement of dynamic material properties. Presentation


Summer Intern - Lawrence Livermore National Lab

June 2021 - August 2021

In this position I performed all-atom and coarse-grain molecular dynamics calculations using LAMMPS to model polymerization for volumetric additive manufacturing.


Education

Ph.D. Computational Science and Engineering

Georgia Institute of Technology
August 2022 - Current

Computational Science and Engineering Algorithms (current)

Viscous Fluid Flows (current)

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B.S. In Mechanical Engineering and Computational Science

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
August 2018 - May 2022

- Linear Algebra (Spring 2022)

- Introduction to Computational Modeling (Spring 2022)

- Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics (Winter 2021)

- Finite Element Methods for Engineering Applications (Winter 2021)

- Introduction to Parallel Computing (Spring 2021)

- Foundations of Fluid Mechanics (Fall 2020)

- Boundary Value Problems (Spring 2020)

- Finite Difference Methods (Winter 2019)

- Numerical Analysis (Winter 2019)

- Introduction to Computational Science (Fall 2019)

- (2022) Modeling Flocking Behaviour With the Boids Algorithm PDF

- (2022) Modeling Airflow and Lift to Design a Wing for Human Powered Flight PDF

- (2022) Modelnig Waves and Thermal Dissipation with Partial Differential Equations PDF

- (2022) Modeling Stonk Prices Using Stochastic Differential Equations PDF

- (2022) Modeling Using Delayed Differential Equations PDF

- (2022) Modeling Magnetic Phase Transitions PDF

- (2021) Finite Element Analysis of a Cart Frame PDF

- (2021) A Second Order Solution to the Lid Driven Cavity Problem PDF

- (2020) The Rectilinear Steiner Tree Problem PDF