Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics (GAFD) group

Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics

University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, U.S.A.

Basic Information

This the home page for Prof. Nic Brummell. I am a Professor of Applied Mathematics and currently Chair of the Applied Mathematics and Statistics Department at the University of California Santa Cruz.

I teach basic applied mathematics, fluid dynamics, numerical analysis and things related to numerical simulations.

My research is on the fluid dynamics of geophysical and astrophysical situations. In particular, I study the magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) of the interiors of stars (especially the Sun). I am interested in how objects generate and sustain magnetic fields (dynamo theory) and the processes that lead to their interior thermal, chemical and dynamic structure (mixing).

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Points of Contact

Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics,
SOE2, Jack Baskin School of Engineering
University of California Santa Cruz
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz
CA 95064

Phone: (831) 459-2122 (w)


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