Name:Eric M. Collins, PhD
Associated Centers:Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems
Email: emc@cavs.msstate.edu
Office:High Performance Computing Building, 225
Office Phone:(662) 325-7284
Alternate Phone:(662) 694-1134
Address:Mailstop 9627
2 Research Blvd.
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Biography:2009 PhD Computational Engineering - Mississippi State University
1997 MS Physics - Emporia State University
1995 BS Physics - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Research Interest: Dr. Collins is currently building computational simulation tools to facilitate accurate and efficient analysis of engineering problems involving fluid-dynamics and fluid-structure interactions.

Hobbies:astronomy, robotics, rockets, interactive 3D visualizations (VR, Oculus), personal fabrication technologies (CNC milling, 3D printing, etc.)

Publications: Collins, E.M., & Luke, E. (2013). Fast Evaluation of Complex Equations of State. Electronic Journal of Differential Equations. 20, 27-37. [Abstract] [Document]

Thompson, D., Tong, X., Arnoldus, Q., Collins, E.M., McLaurin, D., & Luke, E. (2013). Discrete Surface Evolution and Mesh Deformation for Aircraft Icing Applications. Proceedings of the AIAA 5th Atmospheric and Space Environments Conference. San Diego, CA. DOI:10.2514/6.2013-2544. [Abstract]

Luke, E., Collins, E.M., & Blades, E. L. (2012). A Fast Mesh Deformation Method using Explicit Interpolation. Journal of Computational Physics. 231(2), 586-601. [Abstract]

Blades, E. L., Miskovish, R. L., Luke, E., Collins, E.M., & Kurkchubashe, A. G. (2011). A Fluid-Structure Interaction Simulation Capability Using the Co-Simulation Engine. Proceedings of the 2011 SIMULIA Customer Conference, May 2011. Barcelona, Spain. pp. 18-33. [Abstract]

Soni, B. K., Hur, J. Y., Collins, E.M., Biba, Y. I., & Hill, D. L. (2000). Parametric Grid Generation Applicable to Design Optimization of Centrifugal Compressor Configurations. Proceedings of the 8th AIAA/NASA/USAF/ISSMO Symposium on Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization. Long Beach, CA: AIAA. DOI:10.2514/6.2000-4862. [Document Site]

Total Publications by this Author: 12