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The Benjamin Levich Institute for Physico-Chemical Hydrodynamics is an interdisciplinary research center for the study of fundamental problems of flow and transport in complex fluids, fluid-like media, and interfaces, including polymer melts and solutions, liquid crystals, granular materials, suspensions, colloids, and amphiphiles. Located at the City College of New York (CCNY), one of the senior colleges of the City University of New York, the Institute's six full-time faculty members are currently associated with the Departments of Chemical Engineering and Physics. All Levich Institute faculty, Ph.D. students, and research fellows are housed together in laboratories and offices in Steinman Hall.   More


Morton Denn
(2000 - Present)

Morton Denn is the current Albert Einstein Professor of Science and Engineering and Director of the Institute. More

Some Current News/Events:

  • Morton Denn ASEE Lifetime Achievement Award
  • D.O. Shah Lecture by Professor Charles Maldarelli.
  • Citation in Scientific American, February 2014 edition. Research being conducted by Jeffrey Morris and Ryohei Seto.
  • Simulation of discontinuous shear thickening Research being conducted by research associates, Ryohei Seto and Romain Mari and Professors Jeffrey Morris and Morton Denn.
  • Conversation with Andreas Acrivos [video or pdf version]
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