THIERRY PASSOT


Biography

I received my Ph.D. in May 1987 from the University of Paris VII.
After a post-doc at the Mathematics Department of the
University of Arizona, I was hired at CNRS in 1988.

Research Interests

Nonlinear waves: Alfvén Wave Dynamics

Patterns: Phase dynamics for Rayleigh-Bénard convection far from onset.
                Rotating convection

Turbulence : compressible flows ; vortex tube formation

Astrophysical fluid dynamics:
Supersonic MHD turbulence in the ISM; statistics of density fluctuations and magnetic pressure


Hydrodynamic modeling of bacterial colonies
 

Publications

List of recent publications

Workshops

 Simulations of magnetohydrodynamic turbulence in astrophysics: recent achievements and perspectives

Review articles on the topics of this conference have appeared in volume 614 of the Series
Lecture Notes in Physics, published by Springer Verlag, entitled
"Turbulence and Magnetic Fields in Astrophysics"

Simulations numériques de la dynamique des milieux non-collisionnels
 

Alfvén 2004 Workshop on Space Environment Turbulence

Original papers presented at this conference were published in a special issue of
Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, volume 11 and 12 (2004)
Advances in space environment turbulence

The Seventh International Workshop on Nonlinear Waves and Turbulence in Space Plasmas

Original papers presented at this conference were published in a special issue of
Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, volume 15 and 16 (2009)
Coupling between large and small scale turbulence in space and laboratory plasmas