Levent Kurnaz (Professor) Personal Web Page
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Degrees received:
  University Department  Year
BS Bogaziçi University 
Bogaziçi University 
EE 
Physics 
1988
1990
MS Bogaziçi University 
U. of Pittsburgh 
EE 
Physics 
1990
1991
Ph.D. U. of Pittsburgh Physics 1994
Areas of interest Ongoing Projects
  • Soft Condensed Matter Physics  
  • Statistical Physics  
  • Chemical Physics  
  • Investigation of processes involved in sedimentation  
  • Statistical analysis of temperature fluctuations and their connection to geology and climatology.  
  • Computational analysis of natural processes  
  • Simulation of biochemical processes in cells  
Selected Publications
  • M.L. Kurnaz and D. K. Schwartz, "Skeletonization as a Probe of Interlayer Correlations in Langmuir Blodgett Films. " Langmuir 12, 4971 (1996). 
  • M. L. Kurnaz and J. V. Maher, "Measurement of the Second Virial Coefficient for the Interaction of Dilute Colloidal Particles in a Mixed Solvent." Phys.Rev. E 55, 572 (1997) 
  • M. Levent Kurnaz and Daniel K. Schwartz, " Interfacial Shear Thickening in a Langmuir Monolayer .", Phys. Rev. E (Sept. 1997). 
  • M. Levent Kurnaz and Daniel K. Schwartz, "Direct Observation of Two-Dimensional Jeffery Orbits of Anisotropic Particles in a Langmuir Monolayer.", Journal of Rheology  (Sept.1997). 
  • K. V. McCloud, M. L. Kurnaz and J. V. Maher, "Deposition Rate Effects in Quasi-2- Dimensional Sedimentation." Phys. Rev. E (Nov. 1997).