Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering

Gregory Eyink


Professor
Applied Mathematics and Statistics
eyink@ams.jhu.edu (primary)
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Education

Ph. D. 1987, The Ohio State University
B.S. (valedictorian) 1981, The Ohio State University

Experience

2005-2006: Stanislaw Ulam Visiting Scholar at the Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory
2001-2002: Associate Professor Department of Physics, University of Arizona
1999-2002: Associate Professor Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
1995-1999: Assistant Professor Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
1994-1995: Visiting Assistant Professor Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
1992-1994: Visiting Research Assistant Professor Departments of Physics & Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
1991-1992: Postdoctoral researcher at Rutgers University
1990-1991: Postdoctoral researcher at Universitat Munchen; Visitor at Rutgers University.
1989-1990: Postdoctoral researcher at Rutgers University
1988-1989: NATO-NSF Postdoctoral Fellow in Science; Visitor at Rutgers University.
1987-1988: Belgian-American Education Foundation Fellow, Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
9999-0: Full Professor Department of Applied Mathematics & Statistics, Johns Hopkins University
2002-0: Full Professor Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
1992-0: Consultant with CNLS, Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Research Areas

Superfluids
stochastic analysis
statistical mechanics (equilibrium and nonequilibrium)
partial differential equations
Magnetohydrodynamics
geophysical fluid dynamics
fluid mechanics and turbulence
dynamical systems
Climate

Journal Articles

Yu, H., Kanov, K., Perlman, E., Graham, J., Frederix, E., Burns, R., Szalay, A., Eyink, G., Meneveau, C. (2012). Studying Lagrangian dynamics of turbulence using on-demand fluid particle tracking in a public turbulence database. Journal of Turbulence. 13. 29.
Vishniac, E.T., Pillsworth, S., Eyink, G., Kowal, G., Lazarian, A., Murray, S. (2012). Reconnection current sheet structure in a turbulent medium. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics. 19(6). 6.
Eyink, G.L., Shi, Y. (2012). Kinetic wave turbulence. Physica D. 241(18). 25.
Lazarian, A., Eyink, G.L., Vishniac, E.T. (2012). Relation of astrophysical turbulence and magnetic reconnection. Physics of Plasmas. 19(1).
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Eyink, G.L., Lazarian, A., Vishniac, E.T. (2011). FAST MAGNETIC RECONNECTION AND SPONTANEOUS STOCHASTICITY. Astrophysical Journal. 743(1).
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Awards & Honors

2004: Elected Fellow of The Institute of Physics, August 2004
2003: 2003 Fellow of the American Physical Society. Citation: "For his work in nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, in particular on the foundation of transport laws in chaotic dynamical systems, on field-theoretic methods in statistical hydrodynamics and on s
1995: 1995 Francois N. Frenkiel Award recipient, for the paper "The Renormalization Group Method in Statistical Hydrodynamics," Phys. Fluids 6 3063-3078 (1994). The citation read: "For constructing an outstanding first principles formulation of r
1979: Phi Beta Kappa (1979), Elected Outstanding Student (one of two) in both Departments of Mathematics and Philosophy, OSU (1981).
2005 - 2006:  2005-2006 Stanislaw Ulam Visiting Scholar, CNLS

Presentations

Fluctuations in Wave Kinetics, University of Arizona, Applied Mathematics Colloquium, 1 hr (Invited), September 28, 2012
Spontaneous Stochasticity in MHD Turbulence and Fast Reconnection, 9th International Cambridge Workshop on Magnetic Reconnection Niels Bohr International Academy, 1 hr (Invited), August 30, 2012
Large Deviations in Wave Kinetics, IUTAM Symposium on Understanding Common Aspects of Extreme Events in Fluids, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 20 min (Invited), July 2, 2012
Spontaneous Stochasticity and Turbulent Magnetic Dynamo, Wolfgang Pauli Institute, Workshop on Mathematics of Particles and Flows, 1 hr (Invited), May 30, 2012
Flux-Freezing, Spontaneous Stochasticity, and Fast Turbulent Reconnection, Workshop on Reconnection with Turbulence and Instabilities, Center for Magnetic Self-Organization, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 1 hr (Invited), April 5, 2012
Flux-Freezing, Spontaneous Stochasticity, and Fast Turbulent Reconnection, 8th International Cambridge Workshop on Magnetic Reconnection 2011, University of New Hampshire, 1 hr (Invited), August 18, 2011
Flux-Freezing, Spontaneous Stochasticity, and Fast Turbulent Reconnection, MHD and Kinetic Processes in Laboratory, Space and Astrophysical Plasmas, Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University, 1 hr (Invited), June 6, 2011
Flux-Freezing, Spontaneous Stochasticity, and Fast Turbulent Reconnection, Integrated Applied Mathematics Program, University of New Hampshire, 1 hr (Invited), May 17, 2011
Spontaneous Stochasticity, Flux-Freezing, and Magnetic Dynamo, Applied Mathematics & Statistics, The Johns Hopkins University, Department Seminar, 1 hr (Invited), March 31, 2011
Spontaneous Stochasticity, Flux-Freezing, and Magnetic Dynamo, Applied Mathematics & Statistics, The Johns Hopkins University, Department Seminar, 1 hr (Invited), March 31, 2011
Spontaneous Stochasticity, Flux-Freezing, and Fast Turbulent Reconnection, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, 1 hr (Invited), March 9, 2011
Spontaneous Stochasticity, Flux-Freezing, and Magnetic Dynamo, Center for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics, Johns Hopkins University, 1 hr (invited), December 3, 2010
Stochastic Flux-Freezing and Fast Magnetic Reconnection, American Physical Society -Division of Plasma Physics, Chicago, IL, USA, 10 minutes (Contributed), November 8, 2010
Spontaneous Stochasticity: “Classical Weirdness” in Turbulent Fluids, Boston University Physics Colloquium, 1 hr, invited, February 2, 2010
Turbulent Lagrangian Dynamics of Vortex and Magnetic-Field Lines Department Seminar. University of Dundee, Department of Applied Mathematics. 2008-12-02. (Invited), December 2, 2008
Turbulent Lagrangian Dynamics of Vortex and Magnetic-Field Lines Workshop on Inertial-Range Dynamics and Mixing. Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences. 2008-10-02. (Invited), October 2, 2008
Turbulent Flow in Pipes and Channels as Cross-Stream Inverse Cascades of Vorticity Workshop on Wall Bounded Shear Flows: Transition and Turbulence. Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences. 2008-09-09. (Invited), September 9, 2008
Dissipative Anomalies in Singular Euler Flows Euler Equations: 250 Years On. Aussois, France. 2007-06-21. (Invited), June 21, 2007
The Two-Dimensional Cascades of Enstrophy and Energy Two-Dimensional Turbulence . Lorentz Center, Leiden, The Netherlands. 2007-03-20. (Invited), March 20, 2007
The Cascade of Circulations in Fluid Turbulence APS-DFD 2006. Orlando, FL. 2006-11-20., November 20, 2006
Incompressible Fluid Turbulence & Generalized Solutions of Euler Equations Analytical and Computational Challenges of Incompressible Flows at High Reynolds Number. Center for Scientific Computation And Mathematical Modeling (CSCAMM), University of Maryland, College Park, MD. 2006-10-26. (Invited), October 26, 2006
Two-Dimensional Turbulent Cascades of Enstrophy, Energy & Circulation CNLS Workshop on 2D Turbulence. Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos, NM. 2006-08-31. (Invited), August 31, 2006
Kelvin’s Theorem and Alfve ́n’s Theorem in Turbulent Flow Conference on Instabilities and Turbulence in MHD Flows. Warwick University, Coventry, UK. 2006-06-30. (Invited), June 30, 2006
Multi-Scale Gradient Expansion of the Turbulent Stress Tensor APS-DFD 2005. Chicago, Illinois, USA. 2005-11-21., November 21, 2005
The Lagrangian Vortex Mechanisms of Turbulent Cascades ESF Exploratory Workshop: Challenging Turbulent Lagrangian. Castel Gandolfo, Italy. 2005-09-04. (Invited), September 4, 2005
Entropy-Based Ensemble Prediction Schemes Mathematical Issues and Challenges in Data Assimilation for Geophysical Systems: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics (IPAM), UCLA. 2005-02-23. (Invited), February 23, 2005
What's So Surprising About Fluid Turbulence? Department Colloquium. Physics Department, Oxford University, Oxford, UK. 2004-11-26. (Invited), November 26, 2004
Mechanisms and Foundations of the Dual Cascade Picture of 2D Turbulence AIMS' Fifth International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA. 2004-06-18. (Invited), June 18, 2004
Ruelle's Linear Response Formula, Ensemble Adjoint Schemes, and Lévy Flights Seminar. Physics of Weather and Climate (PWC) Section, Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. 2004-06-11. (Invited), June 11, 2004
Lars Onsager and the Theory of Hydrodynamic Turbulence ICTP Seminar. Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy. 2004-06-09. (Invited), June 9, 2004
Ruelle's Linear Response Formula, Ensemble Adjoint Schemes, and Lévy Flights Department Seminar. Applied Mathematics & Statistics, The Johns Hopkins University. 2004-03-04. (Invited), March 4, 2004
Conference Lecture Current Perspectives on Predictability for the Atmosphere and Ocean, CAOS Workshop. Courant Institute, New York. 2003-12-05. (Invited), December 5, 2003
What's So Surprising About Fluid Turbulence? Department of Physics & Astronomy Colloquium. The Johns Hopkins University. 2003-09-04. (Invited), September 4, 2003
Conference Lecture International Turbulence Workshop. University of Central Florida. 2003-05-19. (Invited), May 19, 2003
Statistical Mechanics of the Thermohaline Circulation CEAFM seminar. The Johns Hopkins University. 2003-04-11. (Invited), April 11, 2003
Conference Lecture Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics in the New Millennium. A meeting to celebrate William Klein's sixtieth birthday. Boston University. 2003-03-29. (Invited), March 29, 2003
Conference Lecture Stochastic Modeling of Geophysical Flows, Workshop of the Geophysical Turbulence Program of NCAR. Boulder, CO. 2003-03-12. (Invited), March 12, 2003
Conference Lecture Workshop on Multiscale Modeling of Environmental Systems. SAMSI, Radisson Governors Inn, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. 2003-02-02. (Invited), February 2, 2003
Local 4/5-Law and Energy Dissipation Anomaly in Turbulence The 88th Rutgers Statistical Mechanics Conference. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. 2002-12-15. (Invited), December 15, 2002
On the Joint Cascade of Energy and Helicity Program on Developed Turbulence. Erwin Schrodinger Institute, Vienna. 2002-06-04. (Invited), June 4, 2002
An Historical Account of Onsager's Dissipation Anomaly ESI Workshop on Burgers Turbulence and Beyond (BTB6). Erwin Schrodinger Institute, Vienna. 2002-05-27. (Invited), May 27, 2002
A Gibbs Hypothesis in Turbulence Workshop on: Progress in Statistical Hydrodynamics. Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Santa Fe, NM. 2002-03-25. (Invited), March 25, 2002
Dissipation in Turbulent Solutions of 2D Euler Equations Arizona Applied Math Fest. University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ. 2001-11-02. (Invited), November 2, 2001
Inverse Modeling in the Geosciences: A Variational Approach Special Seminar, Department of Mathematical Sciences. The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. 2001-10-22. (Invited), October 22, 2001
What's So Strange About Fluid Turbulence? Condensed Matter Seminar, Physics Department. University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ. 2001-10-11. (Invited), October 11, 2001
Dissipation In Turbulent Solutions of 2D Euler PDE Seminar, Mathematics Department. University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ. 2001-09-25. (Invited), September 25, 2001
Inverse Modeling in the Geosciences: A Variational Approach Applied Math Modeling Seminar, Mathematics Department. University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ. 2001-09-13. (Invited), September 13, 2001
Euler Equations and the Local Energy Cascade Fluid Turbulence Group Seminar, Department of Mechanical Engineering. Yale University, New Haven, CT. 2001-03-16. (Invited), March 16, 2001
Conference Lecture IMA Special Workshop: Frontiers of Mathematics in Geosciences. Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, Minneapolis, MN. 2001-03-05. (Invited), March 5, 2001
Dissipation in Turbulence Solutions of 2D Euler Mathematical Physics Seminar, Mathematics Department. University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX. 2001-01-22. (Invited), January 22, 2001
A Variational Approach to Stochastic Estimation for Large-Scale Nonlinear Dynamical Systems Special Seminar, Department of Mathematical Sciences. The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. 2000-12-08. (Invited), December 8, 2000
A Dying Scent on a Turbulent Breeze: Scaling in Passive Decay Informal Statistical Physics Seminar. Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. 2000-11-07. (Invited), November 7, 2000
Most Probable Histories for Nonlinear Dynamics: An Application to Climate Change Joint Seminar, Department of Geosciences and Department of Mechanical Engineering. Penn State University, University Park, PA. 2000-10-17. (Invited), October 17, 2000
Turbulence and the Inviscid Limit of Navier-Stokes Institute Colloquium. Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK. 2000-06-23. (Invited), June 23, 2000
Turbulent Decay of the Passive Scalar Fluid Dynamics Seminar. Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK. 2000-06-21. (Invited), June 21, 2000
Most Probable Histories for Nonlinear Dynamics Extreme Earth Events. 23rd International Conference on Mathematical Geophysics. La Citadelle Villefrache sur Mer, France. 2000-06-18. (Invited), June 18, 2000
Zeroth Law of Turbulence Physics of Hydrodynamic Turbulence Program. Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, CA. 2000-04-18. (Invited), April 18, 2000
Entropy and the 2nd Law in Turbulence ITP Conference on Hydrodynamic Turbulence. Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, CA. 2000-02-07. (Invited), February 7, 2000
Self-Similar Decay in the Kraichnan Model of a Passive Scalar 2000 Annual Arizona/Los Alamos Days Workshop. Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM. 2000-01-28. (Invited), January 28, 2000
Optimal Histories for Nonlinear Dynamics: An Application to Climatology 3rd Annual DOE/MICS Workshop, "Predictability of Complex Phenomena". Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM. 1999-12-06. (Invited), December 6, 1999
Ideal Tubulent Decay in Kraichnan's Model of a Passive Scalar, Part I 1999 AMS Fall Southeast Section Meeting. Charlotte, NC. 1999-10-15. (Invited), October 15, 1999
Estimation of Turbulent Flow Turbulence and Complex Flow Seminar, Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL. 1999-09-23. (Invited), September 23, 1999
Self-Similar Decay in the Kraichnan Model of a Passive Scalar Physics and Beyond Seminar, Department of Physics. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL. 1999-09-22. (Invited), September 22, 1999
Variational Estimation for Nonlinear Stochastic Dynamics CNLS Workshop on Stochastic Evolutionary Equations. Los Alamos National Laboratory. 1999-09-13. (Invited), September 13, 1999
Optimal Histories for Nonlinear Dynamics: An Application to Climate Change Nonlinear Science: Dynamics and Stochasticity, international conference in honor of the 60th birthday of Gregoire Nicolis. Brussels. 1999-06-30. (Invited), June 30, 1999
Locality of Turbulent Cascades Extended Research Programme on Turbulence. The Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK. 1999-05-17. (Invited), May 17, 1999
Surprises in the Hydrodynamics of Driven Lattice Gases Workshop on Hydrodynamics Limits. The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 1998-10-05. (Invited), October 5, 1998
Action Principle in Turbulence Modeling: K - epsilon Closure Application of DNS and LES to Industrial and Geophysical Flows Workshop. Istanbul, Turkey. 1998-08-05. (Invited), August 5, 1998
Evaluation of the Statistical Rayleigh-Ritz Method in Isotropic Turbulence Decay 1998 CTR Summer Program, 7th biannual summer research program. Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University. 1998-07-05. (Invited), July 5, 1998
Variational Method for Turbulent Energy Decay Workshop on Superfluid Turbulence. University of Oregon, Eugene, OR. 1998-06-16. (Invited), June 16, 1998
Fluctuations and Variational Principles in Turbulence Modeling Turbulence: Challenges for the 21st Century, International Conference in Honor of the 70th Birthday of R. H. Kraichnan. CNLS, Los Alamos, NM. 1998-05-18. (Invited), May 18, 1998
Turbulent Fluctuations, Predictability, and Action Principles 2nd Monte Verita Colloquium on Fundamental Problematic Issues in Turbulence Workshop. Monte Verita, Switzerland. 1998-03-22. (Invited), March 22, 1998
Rigorous Inequalities for Anomalous Scaling in Turbulence New Approaches in Turbulence Symposium at the APS March Meeting. Los Angeles, CA. 1998-03-16. (Invited), March 16, 1998
Rayleigh-Ritz Variational Method for Turbulence Closure Seminar. Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, U. C. Davis, Davis, CA. 1998-02-00. (Invited), January 31, 1998
Statistical Mechanics of Driven Diffusive Systems 78th Statistical Mechanics Meeting. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. 1997-12-14. (Invited), December 14, 1997
Thermodynamics and Hydrodynamics of Dissipative Steady-States Nonlinear Phenomenology - From Molecules to Fluids Workshop. The Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto. 1997-11-17. (Invited), November 17, 1997
Action Principle in Statistical Dynamics Dynamic Organization of Fluctuations - Turbulence, Powders, and Biology Conference in Honor of H. Yukawa. Nishinomiya City, Japan. 1997-11-13. (Invited), November 13, 1997
Action Principle in Statistical Hydrodynamics XIIth International Congress of Mathematical Physics. Brisbane, Australia. 1997-07-13. (Invited), July 13, 1997
Fluctuations and Variational Principles in Turbulence Modeling Turbulence Transport and Numerical Modeling Workshop. CNLS, Los Alamos, NM. 1997-06-04. (Invited), June 4, 1997
Fluctuations & Variational Principles in Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics Seminar. Nonequilibrium Working Group, LANL, Los Alamos, NM. 1997-06-00. (Invited), May 31, 1997
Fluctuations and Variational Principles in Turbulence IHES Program on Turbulence. IHES, Buressur-Yvette. 1997-03-15. (Invited), March 15, 1997
Fluctuations in the Irreversible Decay of Turbulent Energy Seminar. Physics Department, U. C. San Diego, San Diego, CA. 1997-02-00. (Invited), January 31, 1997
Three Ideas of Onsager in Turbulence Theory Seminar. Institute for Theoretical Science, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR. 1997-02-00. (Invited), January 31, 1997
Zero-Diffusion Limit in the Kraichnan Model of a Passive Scalar Intermittency in Toy Models of Navier-Stokes Equations Workshop. Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, Nice. 1996-12-00. (Invited), November 30, 1996
New Realizability Criteria in Turbulence Modeling ICASE. NASA Langley, Hampton, VA. 1996-10-00. (Invited), September 30, 1996
Rigorous Estimates of Scaling Exponents for Passive Scalars IAS Turbulence Workshop. Princeton, NJ. 1996-05-18. (Invited), May 18, 1996
Exact Results in Two-Dimensional Turbulence Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Conference. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. 1996-05-00. (Invited), April 30, 1996
Turbulent Scaling Laws and Refined Similarity Hypothesis Scaling Dynamics in Fluid Turbulence Workshop. CNLS, Los Alamos, NM. 1995-08-00. (Invited), July 31, 1995
Energy Dissipation, Euler Equations, and the Multifractal Model of Turbulence XIth International Congress of Mathematical Physics. Paris, UNESCO-Sorbonne. 1994-07-00. (Invited), June 30, 1994