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Dr. Michael  Barg

Dr. Michael Barg

Associate Professor and Chair of Mathematics

Office Location:
Dunleavy Hall, Room 339


Current Research

My current research interests include extending a model of an inflatable membrane to accommodate an orthotropic film. Such membranes can be realized as large scientific balloons for example. The work includes establishing existence results, numerically calculating energy minimizing shapes, and estimating maximum principal strains in the film.

Educational Background

Ph.D. The George Washington University (2007), B.A. Brandeis University (2002)

Current Involvement

I am a member of the Mathematical Association of America, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.