Mark Owkes, Ph.D.


Prof. Mark Owkes joined the department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Montana State University in Fall 2014. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Cornell University in August of 2014. His research interests include 1) developing numerical methods to improve the robustness and accuracy of simulations of gas-liquid multiphase flows, 2) using physics extraction of  direct numerical simulations (DNS) to further our understanding of multiphase flows, and 3) coupling uncertainty quantification with multiphase flow simulations.  For more information see my research page.

Prof. Owkes is also interested in teaching and is working to improve the educational experience and outcomes of students learning numerical methods.  Particularly, he is developing physical laboratory experiments to compliment computer simulations in an effort to connect simulation results with physical measurements.  For more information see my teaching page.