Assistant Professor of Physics
- Surface-tension driven flows
- Memories in disordered materials
- Elasticity and geometry of thin sheets
News Articles Education
|2013||Ph.D. in Physics
University of Chicago
B.A. in Physics and Mathematics, with distinction
Awards & Professional Honors
- NSF CAREER Award (2017)
- Grainger Foundation Fellowship, University of Chicago (2011-2012)
- Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society (Inducted Oct. 2006)
Geometry-driven folding of a floating annular sheet. J. D. Paulsen, V. Démery, K. B. Toga, Z. Qiu, T. Russell, B. Davidovitch, and N. Menon, Physical Review Letters 118, 048004 (2017).
Curvature-induced stiffness and the spatial variation of wavelength in wrinkled sheets. J. D. Paulsen, E. Hohlfeld, H. King, J. Huang, Z. Qiu, T. P. Russell, N. Menon, D. Vella, and B. Davidovitch, PNAS 113, 1144 (2016).
Optimal wrapping of liquid droplets with ultrathin sheets. J. D. Paulsen, V. Démery, C. D. Santangelo, T. P. Russell, B. Davidovitch, and N. Menon, Nature Materials 14, 1206 (2015).
Multiple transient memories in experiments on sheared non-Brownian suspensions. J. D. Paulsen, N. C. Keim, and S. R. Nagel, Physical Review Letters 113, 068301 (2014).
Coalescence of bubbles and drops in an outer fluid. J. D. Paulsen, R. Carmigniani, A. Kannan, J. C. Burton, and S. R. Nagel, Nature Communications, 5:3182 (2014).