General Profile


Robert Guy

Mathematical Biology
Ph.D.,2004, University of Utah, Salt Lake City

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Office: MSB 2136
Phone: 530-754-9201


Bob Guy researches problems in mathematical biology, fluid dynamics, and scientific computing. He develops mathematical models and computational methods to explore problems in biology that involve complex fluids such as platelet aggregation, fibrin gel formation, and cytoplasmic streaming.

Selected Publications

  1. J. Du, J.P. Keener, R.D. Guy, and A.L. Fogelson, "Low Reynolds number swimming in viscous two-phase fluids," Physical Review E, 85:036304, 8 pp., 2012.
  2. R.D. Guy, T. Nakagaki, and G.B. Wright, "Flow-induced channel formation in the cytoplasm of motile cells," Physical Review E, 84:016310, 13 pp., 2011.
  3. N.G. Cogan, and R.D. Guy, "Multiphase flow models of biogels from crawling cells to bacterial biofilms," HFSP J., 4(1):11-25, 2010, Full Text.
  4. R.D. Guy, A.L. Fogelson, and J.P. Keener, "Fibrin formation in a shear flow," Math. Med. Biol., 24:111-130, 2007.
  5. E.P. Newren, A.L. Fogelson, R.D. Guy, and R.M. Kirby, "Unconditionally stable discretizations of the immersed boundary equations," Journal of Computational Physics, 222(2):702-719, 2007, Full Text.

Last updated: 2019-09-18