Carl Wassgren

Carl Wassgren

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, by courtesy in Industrial and Physical Pharmacy

School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088
Phone: +1 765 49-45656
FAX: 765-494-0539

Degrees

  • B.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, '90
  • M.S. California Institute of Technology, '92
  • Ph.D. California Institute of Technology, '97

Research Interests

  • Granular flow about immersed obstacles
  • Discrete element modeling for particulate systems
  • - model and algorithm development
  • - data visualization
  • Pharmaceutical characterization and manufacturing
  • - tablet coating
  • - granulation
  • - hopper flows
  • - drop spreading dynamics
  • - granule and tablet attrition
  • - cohesion modeling
  • - blending dynamics
  • - powder compact characterization
  • Roller bearing dynamics modeling