Assistant Professor of Physics
Ph.D., University of Florida, 2006
Aparna Baskaran's research interests include understanding out-of-equilibrium properties of soft materials and physics of biological systems.
Recent Ph.D. Students
Blake Stacey (2015) "Multiscale Structure in Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics"
Sample of Recent Publications
“Spontaneous Segregation of Self-Propelled Particles with Different Motilities”, S. R. McCandlish, A. Baskaran and M. F. Hagan, Soft Matter, 8, 2527 (2012) [PDF]
“Dynamical self-regulation in self-propelled particle flows”, A. Gopinath, M. F. Hagan, M. C. Marchetti and A. Baskaran, Phys. Rev. E 85, 061903 (2012) [PDF]
“Self-regulation in Self-propelled Nematic Fluids”, A. Baskaran and M. C. Marchetti, Euro. Phys. J. E (in press) (September 2012) [PDF]
“Kinetic theory of active and granular particles”, Proceedings of RGD28, (accepted for publication) (September 2012).
“Structure and Dynamics of a Phase-separating Active Colloidal Fluid”, G. Redner, M. F. Hagan and A. Baskaran, (submitted to PRL, in review) (September 2012) [PDF]