Evan A. Variano

Publication Highlights, updated infrequently

Journal Papers

• Bellani, G., and E.A. Variano.  “Slip-velocity of large neutrally-buoyant particles in turbulent flows.”  New Journal of Physics

• Bellani, G., M.L.Byron, A.Collignon, C.R.Meyer, and E.A. Variano.  “Shape effects on turbulent modulation by large nearly neutrally buoyant particles.”  Journal of Fluid Mechanics.

• Poindexter, C.M., P.J. Rusello and E.A. Variano, "Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter-Induced Acoustic Streaming and its Implications for Measurement," Experiments in Fluids, 2010, Vol. 50(5), pp.1429-1442, doi: 10.1007/s00348-010-1001-2.

• Cowen, E.A., R.D. Dudley, Q. Liao, E.A. Variano and Liu, P.L.-F., "An Insitu Borescopic Quantitative Imaging Profiler (BQuIP) For the Measurement of High Concentration Sediment Velocity," Experiments in Fluids, December 2009, 12 pp, doi: 10.1007/s00348-009-0801-8.

• Variano, E.A., D.T. Ho, V.C. Engel, P.J. Schmieder and M.C. Reid, "Flow and Mixing Dynamics in a Patterned Wetland: Kilometer-Scale Tracer Releases in the Everglades," Water Resources Research, August 2009, Vol. 45, W08422, 11pp, doi: 10.1029/2008WR007216.

• Ho, D.T., V.C. Engel, E.A. Variano, P.J. Schmieder and M.E. Condon, "Tracer Studies of Sheet Flow in the Florida Everglades," Geophysical Research Letters, May 2009, Vol. 36, L09401, 6 pp, doi: 10.1029/2009GL037355,2009.

• Variano, Evan, A. and E. Cowen, "A Random-jet-stirred Turbulence Tank," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, June 2008, Vol. 604, pp. 1-32.

• Variano, E.A. and K. Taylor, "Inquiry in Limnology Lessons," The Science Teacher, September 2006, Vol. 73, No. 6, pp. 36-39.

Conference Papers

• E.A. Variano, M.C. Sukop, D.T. Ho, S. Anwar and V.C. Engel, "Velocity Variations in a Patterned Wetland from Lattice-Boltzmann Flow Modeling," Proceedings of the 14th Workshop on Physical Processes in Natural Waters, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 2010.

• Gamarra, J.G.P., E.A. Variano and M.B. Bain, "Scaling Plankton Persistence in Complex Flow Networks," Proceedings of the 14th Workshop on Physical Processes in Natural Waters, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 2010.

• Variano, E.A. and E. A. Cowen, "Quantitative Imaging of CO2 Transfer at an Unsheared Free Surface," In:Garbe, CS, Handler, R.A. and B. Jähne (eds), Transport at the Air Sea Interface - Measurements, Models and Parameterization, Springer Verlag. ISBN: 978-3-540-36904-2. March 2007. Conference at University of Heidelberg, Institute of Environmental Physics, Heidelberg, Germany, September 2006.

Other Publications

• Variano, E.A. and I. Tse, Invention Disclosure: "Volumetric Particle Imager (VoPI): An Optical Device Capable of Measuring 3-Dimensional, 3-Component Particle Velocities", Filed with UC Berkeley Office of Technology Licensing, June 2011.

• Variano, E. and G. Bellani, "Rotation Dynamics of Ideal Nonspherical Particles and Extension to Field Measurements," Euromech Colloquium on Dynamics of Non-Spherical Particles in Fluid Turbulence, Udine, Italy, April 6-8, 2011.

• Variano, E. and G. Bellani, "Turbulence Modulation Effects by Finite-Size Ellipsoidal Particles," Euromech Colloquium on Dynamics of Non-Spherical Particles in Fluid Turbulence, Udine, Italy, April 6-8, 2011.

• Variano, E. and I. Tse, "Direct Lagrangian Velocity Measurements of Swimming Plankton," Workshop on Microenvironments Modulating Biological Interactions in the Ocean, Aspen Center For Physics, Poster Presentation, January 16 - 22, 2011.

• Variano, E., C. Zappa and G. Curtis, "Integral Length and Time Scales of Velocity, Heat and Mass At and Near a Turbulent Free Surface," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2010, Poster Presentation, December 16, 2010.

• Variano, E., "Vertical and Interfacial Transport in Wetlands," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2010, December 16, 2010.

• Variano, E. and C. Poindexter, "Wind-Driven Vertical Transport in a Vegetated, Wetland Water Column with Air-Water Gas Exchange," American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2010, Poster Presentation, December 16, 2010.

• Variano, E.A., Invention Disclosure: "Ping Progress: A Social Network Game for Personal Goal Achievement and Philanthropic Fundraising," Filed with UC Berkeley Office of Technology Licensing, May 2010.

• Variano, E. and C. Poindexter, "Impact of Acoustic Streaming on Velocity Measurements in Flows with Small Average Velocities," Ocean Sciences Meeting 2010, Portland, OR, February 23, 2010.

• Variano, E. and A. Collignon, "An Experimental Technique for Simultaneous Measurement of Fluid Flow and Particle Kinematics in Particle-Laden Flows," American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting 2010, Long Beach, CA, November 23, 2010.

• Variano, E. and G. Bellani, "Finite-size Particles in Turbulence: Effect of Particle Shape and Rotational Dynamics," American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting 2010, Long Beach, CA, November 23, 2010.

• Variano, E., "Qualitative CFD for Rapid Learning in Industrial and Academic Applications," American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting 2010, Long Beach, CA, November 23, 2010.

• Variano, E. and C. Poindexter, "Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter (ADV) Generated Flow and Potential Impact on Measurement Quality," American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting 2009, San Francisco, CA, December 14, 2009.

• Variano, E., "Measurements and Modeling of Vegetation Effects on Flow in Ridge and Slough Landscape," Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration: Planning, Policy and Science Meeting, July 2008.

• Variano, E., "Air-Water Gas Exchange in Wave-Free Environments," American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting 2008, San Antonio, TX, November 25, 2008.

• Variano, E., "Physical and Numerical Modeling of Flow Through the Everglades," ASLO/AGU joint Conference: Ocean Sciences 2008, Poster Presentation, Orlando, FL,March 3, 2008.

• Variano, E. A., Measurements of Gas Transfer and Turbulence at A Shear-Free Turbulent Air-Water Interface, Ph.D. Thesis, Cornell University, May 2007.

• Variano, E., "Simultaneous Direct Heat and Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurements at a Turbulent Free Surface," ASCE Conference: Hydraulic Measurements and Experimental Methods, Lake Placid, NY, September 11, 2007.

• Variano, E., "Quantitative Imaging of CO2 Transfer at an Unsheared Free Surface," International Workshop on Transport at the Air Sea Interface, Heidelberg, Germany, September 6, 2006.

• Variano, E., "Turbulent CO2 Transport at an Unsheared Free Surface by Coupled Quantitative Imaging Techniques," American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting, Tampa, FL, Nov 11, 2006.

• Variano, E., "Simultaneous Direct Heat and Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurements at a Turbulent Free Surface," AGU Fall Meeting, Poster Presentation, San Francisco, CA, Dec 14, 2006.