David J Muraki

Simon Fraser University

Department of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics (maps)
Simon Fraser University
Department of Mathematics
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC
V5A 1S6

K 10538

778.782.4814 (office)
778.782.4947 (fax)
778.782.3331 (math office)

spring 2010 office hours:
wednesday, 3:00-4:30pm (math462)

link to webct & loncapa
webct, loncapa

e-mail for students:

math 462 - fluid dynamics - spring 2010
  course abstract
  sfu online
  course webpage

math 322 - introduction to complex variables - fall 2009
  course abstract
  course webpage

papers & research:
A Simple Illustration of a Spectral Cascade,
SIAM J Appl Math, 2007
(pdf article)

A Resonant Instability of Steady Mountain Waves,
with Y. Lee & D. Alexander, J Fluid Mechanics, 2007
(pdf article)

A Spectral Analysis of Function Concatenations and its Implications for Sampling in Direct Volume Visualization,
with S. Bergner, T. Moller, D. Weiskopf, IEEE Trans. Vis. Comput. Graph., 2006
(pdf article)

A Baroclinic Instability that Couples Balanced Motions and Gravity Waves,
with R. Plougonven & C. Snyder, JAS, May 2005
(pdf article)

Vortex Dipoles for Surface Quasigeostrophic Models,
with C Snyder, JAS, 2007
(pdf article)

Revisiting Queney's Flow over a Mesoscale Ridge,
submitted to JAS

A New Surface Model for Cyclone-Anticyclone Asymmetry,
with G J Hakim & C Snyder, JAS, 15 August 2002
(webpage), (pdf article), asymmetric vortex dynamics (movie link)

Balanced Asymmetries of Waves on the Tropopause,
with G J Hakim, JAS, 01 February 2001
(pdf article)

Unstable Waves Beyond Quasigeostrophic Theory,
with C Snyder & R Rotunno, JAS, 01 October 2000
(pdf article)

The Next-Order Corrections to Quasigeostrophic Theory,
with C Snyder & R Rotunno, JAS, 01 June 1999
(pdf article)

Interface Proliferation & the Growth of Labyrinths in a Reaction-Diffusion System,,
with R Goldstein & D Petrich, Phys Rev E, April 1996
(pdf article, postscript)

research activities:
uvic seminar (aug 2009) (link), a potential vorticity dynamics for rossby waves on the sphere
hakim group meeting (sept 2005) (link), overheads on floquet instability of a nonlinear gravity wave
aofd, cambridge (june 2005) (link), poster on rotating shallow water (7MB)
siam dynamical systems (may 2005) (link), floquet instability & resonant waves
nyu-courant & columbia (apr 2005) (link)
uw applied math (jan 2005) & njit (apr 2005) (link)
urbana-champaign (mar 2005) (link)
new mexico (dec 2004) (link)
waterloo applied math (oct 2004) (link)
dmacfest, unc (oct 2004) (link to poster pages)
toronto topographic flow talk (oct 2004) (link to overheads)
AMS Mountain Meteorology (june 2004) (link to overheads)
cims/toronto spectral cascade talk (may 2004) (overheads, 600K)
UBC spectral cascade talk (mar 2004) (overheads, 608K)

washington collaborator Greg Hakim
upper level dynamics (isentropic PV & tropopause maps)
featuring today's tropopause

university of washington, atmospheric dynamics seminar
gravity waves with topography (overheads)

texas a&m collaborator Fuqing Zhang


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