Moshe Matalon
Moshe Matalon
Education
 Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, 1977
 M.S., Engineering Sciences, Tel Aviv University, 1973
 B.S., Applied Mathematics & Physics, Tel Aviv University, 1969
Biography
Moshe Matalon received his Ph.D in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University in 1978. After two years on the faculty of the Aerodynamics Laboratories of the Polytechnic Institute of New York, he joined the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern, where he was Professor of Engineering Sciences & Applied Mathematics and Professor of Mechanical Engineering. He joined the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois in 2007 as the College of Engineering Caterpillar Professor. His research interests are in Combustion Theory, Theoretical Fluid Mechanics and Applied Mathematics. In combustion, he made outstanding and innovative contributions to a wide range of topics including the structure, dynamics and stability of premixed and diffusion flames in laminar and turbulent environments, flame stabilization and edge flames, combustion at the microscale and combustion of heterogeneous fuels. Matalon is Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS), Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and Fellow of the Institute of Physics (IOP). He was a recipient of the AIAA Pendray Aerospace Literature Award (2010) and of the AIAA Fluid Dynamics Award (2016). Matalon serves as EditorInChief of Combustion Theory and Modelling and is Associate Editor of the Journal of Fluid Mechanics.
Academic Positions
 College of Engineering Caterpillar Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Science and Engineering, the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, IL, 2007date
 Adjunct Professor, Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2007date
 Professor, Engineering Sciences & Applied Mathematics; Mechanical Engineering; Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 19912006
 Professor, Mechanical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 19912006
 Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Aerodynamic Laboratories of the Polytechnic Institute of New York, Farmingdale, NY, 19781980
Short Courses
 Combustion Theory, TsinghuaPrinceton Combustion Institute, Summer School (attended by 200 out of 400 students selected from across China and the FarEast), Tsinghua, Beijing, July 2018
 Combustion Theory, Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center, Princeton University Summer School, June 2017
 Intrinsic Flame Instability in Turbulent Flames, School of Turbulent Combustion, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (NORDITA), Stockholm, September 2016
 Combustion Theory, TsinghuaPrinceton Summer School on Combustion, (few hundred graduate students from across China and the fareast), July 2014
 Topics in Combustion, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETHZ, Switzerland, Spring 2014
 Combustion Theory, Princeton University Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center (sponsored by DOE), for over 100 attendees from across the country (80 graduate students and 25 academic staff/researchers), June 2013
 Combustion Theory, Princeton University Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center (sponsored by DOE), for nearly 100 advanced graduate students from across the country, June 2011
 Topics on Propulsion, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology, Spring 2006
 Structure and Stability of Diffusion Flames, in conjunction with a program devoted to Dynamique des fronts Reactifs, Centre Emile Borel, Institut Henri Poincare, Paris, Fall 2002
 Low Speed Combustion, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minessota, Minneapolis, September 1999
 Flame Stability, National Center for Microgravity Research, NASA Lewis, Cleveland, Ohio, December 1997
 Nonlinear Problems in Flame Propagation, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, Spring 1989
 Combustion Theory, Technion  Israel Institute of Technology, Israel, Spring 1988
Research Interests
 Asymptotic and Perturbation Methods
 Free Boundary problems
 Heat Transfer: Vaporization, Thin films,
 Hydrodynamic Stability: Stability of Flame Fronts, Natural Convection
 Modeling and Computation of Combustion Phenomena and Chemically Reacting Flows
 Stability and Bifurcation Theory
 Theoretical Fluid Mechanics: Magnetohydrodynamic flows, Thermocapillary Flows, Marangoni Instability, Convection in Temperaturedependent Viscosity Fluids, Thin Film Dynamics
Research Areas
 Applied Physics
 Computation and Applied Math
 Energy
 Fluid Mechanics
 Security and Defense
 Thermo and Heat Transfer
 Transportation
Selected Articles in Journals
 Mohan, S. and M. Matalon, Outwardly Growing Premixed Flames in Turbulent Media, Combustion and Flame,
 Mohan, S. and M. Matalon, A Numerical Methodology for the Spontaneous Wrinkling of CentrallyIgnited Premixed Flames  Linear Theory, Combustion Theory and Modelling, 25(5), 2021, pp. 940967
 Lu, Z. and M. Matalon, Edge flames in Mixing Layers: Effects of Heat Recirculation through ThermallyActive Splitter Plates, Combustion and Flame, 217, 2020, pp. 262273
 Creta, F., P.E. Lapenna, R. Lamioni, N. Fogla and M. Matalon, "Propagation of premixed flames in the presence of DarrieusLandau and Thermal Diffusive instabilities", Combustion and Flame, 216, 2020, pp. 256270
 Lu, Z. and M. Matalon. "The Speed and Temperature of an Edge Flame Stabilized in a Mixing Layer: Dependence on Fuel Properties and Local Mixture Fraction Gradient", Combustion Science and Technology, 192(7), 2020, pp. 12741291
 Kurdyumov, V.N. and M. Matalon, "Influence of Heatloss on Fast and Slow Deflagrations in Long Narrow Ducts Closed at their Ignition End," Combustion and Flame, 214, pp.113. 2020
 Giannakopoulos, G.K., C.E. Frouzakis, S. Mohan, A.G. Tomboulides and M. Matalon, "Consumption and Displacement Speeds of Stretched Premixed Flames  Theory and Simulations," Combustion and Flame, 208, pp. 164181, 2019
 Matalon, M., "The Ramifications of the DarrieusLandau Instability in Turbulent Premixed Flames," AIAA Paper 10.2514/6.20190182, 2019
 Zheng, M., A. Patyal, Z. Huyang and M. Matalon "Morphology of wrinkles along the surface of turbulent Bunsen flames  their amplification and advection due to the DarrieusLandau instability, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 37, pp. 23352343, 2019
 Lu, J. and M. Matalon, "Characterization of heat recirculation effects on the stabilization of edge flames in the nearwake of a mixing layer," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 37, pp. 17991806, 2019
 M. Matalon, "The DarrieusLandau instability of premixed flames", Fluid Dynamics Research, 50, 051412 (23pp), 2018
 Patyal A. and M. Matalon, "Nonlinear development of hydrodynamicallyunstable flames in threedimensional laminar flows," Combustion and Flame, 195, pp. 128139, 2018
 Koundinyan S.P., D. S. Stewart, and M. Matalon, "Counterflow Diffusion Flames  Numerical Simulations vs Asymptotic Approximation," Combustion Theory and Modelling, 22(3), pp. 585612, 2018
 Mohan, S. and M. Matalon, "Diffusion Flames and Diffusion FlameStreets in Three Dimensional MicroChannels" Combustion and Flame, 17, pp. 155170, 2017
 Beeckmann, J., R. Hesse, S. Kruse, H. Pitsch, N. Peters, and M. Matalon, "Propagation Speed of Spherically Expanding Hydrogen/Air Flames: Asymptotic and Experimental Investigation," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 36, pp. 15311538 , 2017.
 Kokubun, E.A., F.F. Fachini, and M. Matalon, "Asymptotic analysis of the extinction of a diffusion flame established in an inert porous chamber," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 36, pp. 14851493, 2017. Paper awarded the "Distinguished Paper of Laminar Flame Colloquium” at the 36th International Symposium on Combustion.
 Kurdyumov, V. and M. Matalon, "Critical conditions for flame acceleration in long channels closed at ignition end," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 36, pp. 15491557, 2017.
 Fogla, N., F. Creta, and M. Matalon, "The Turbulent Flame Speed for LowtoModerate Turbulence Intensities: Hydrodynamic Theory vs. Experiments," Combustion and Flame, 175, pp. 155169, 2017
 Kurdyumov, V. and M. Matalon, "Effects of Gas Compressibility on the Dynamics of Premixed Flames in Long Narrow Adiabatic Channels," Combustion Theory and Modelling, 20(6), pp. 10461067, 2016
 Lu, Z. and M. Matalon, "Structure and Dynamics of Edge Flames  Near Wake of Unequal Merging Shear Flows," Combustion Theory and Modelling, 20, pp. 258295, 2016.
 Patyal, A., D. Kyritsis, and M. Matalon, "Electric field effects in the presence of chemiionization on droplet burning," Combustion and Flame, 164, pp. 99110, 2016.
 Matalon, M. and V. Kurdyumov, "The Dynamics of Premixed Flames in Long Narrow Channels," AIAA Paper 20161205, 2016.
 Koundinyan, S., J. Bdzil, M. Matalon, and D.S. Stewart, "Diffusion flames in condensedphase energetic materials: Application to Titanium–Boron combustion," Combustion and Flame, 162, pp. 44864496, 2015.
 Fogla, N., F. Creta, and M. Matalon, "Effects of folds and pockets on the topology and propagation of premixed turbulent flames," Combustion and Flame, 162, pp. 27582777, 2015.
 Giannakopoulos, G.K., A. Gatzoulis, C. Frouzakis, M. Matalon, and A.G. Tomboulides, "Consistent definitions of Flame Displacement Speed and Markstein length for premixed flame propagation," Combustion and Flame, 162, 12491264. 2015.
 Kurdyumov, V. and M. Matalon, "Selfaccelerating flames in long narrow channels," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 35, pp. 921928, 2015.
 Troiani, G., F. Creta, and M. Matalon, "Experimental investigation of Darrieuslandau instability effects on turbulent premised flames," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 35, pp. 14511459, 2015.
 Giannakopoulos, G.K., M. Matalon, C.E. Frouzakis, and A.G. Tomboulides, "The curvature Markstein length and the definition of flame displacement speed for stationary spherical flames," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 35, pp. 737 743, 2015.
 Frouzakis, C.F., N. Fogla, A.G. Tomboulides, C. Altantzis, and M. Matalon, "Numerical study of unstable hydrogen/air flames: shape and propagation speed," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 35, pp. 10871095, 2015.
 Liao, K.P., M. Matalon, and C. Pantano, "A flow pattern that sustains an edge flame in a straining mixing layer with finite thermal expansion," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 35, pp. 10151021, 2015.
 Fogla, N., F. Creta, and M. Matalon "Influence of the DarrieusLandau Instability on the Propagation of Planar Turbulent Flames," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 34, pp. 15091517, 2013.
 Kurdyumov, V. and M. Matalon, "Flame Acceleration in Long Narrow Open Channels," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 34, pp. 865872, 2013.
 Matalon, M. and F. Creta, "The "Turbulent Flame Speed of Wrinkled Premixed Flames," Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences: Mechanics, 340, pp. 845858, 2012.
 Altantzis, C., C.E. Frouzakis, A.G. Tomboulides, M. Matalon and K. Boulouchos, "Hydrodynamic and Thermaldiffusive Instability Effects on the Evolution of Laminar Planar Lean Premixed Hydrogen Flames," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 700, pp.329361, 2012.
 Bieri, J. A. and M. Matalon, "Edge flames Stabilized in a Model Microcombustor", Combustion Theory and Modelling, 15(6), pp. 911932, 2011.
 Creta, F. and M. Matalon, "Propagation of Wrinkled Turbulent Flames in the Context of Hydrodynamic Theory," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 680, pp. 225264, 2011.
 Creta, F., N. Fogla, and M. Matalon, "Turbulent Propagation of Premixed Flames in the Presence of DarrieusLandau Instability," Combustion Theory and Modelling, 15(2), 267298, 2011.
 Kurdyumov, V. and M. Matalon, "Analysis of an Idealized HeatCirculating Microcombustor," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 33, 32753294, 2011.
 Creta, F. and M. Matalon, "Strain Rate Effects on the Nonlinear Development of Hydrodynamically Unstable Flames," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 33, 10871094, 2011.
 Bieri, J. A., V. Kurdyumov, and M. Matalon, "The Effect of Gas Expansion on Edge Flames Stabilized in Narrow Channels," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 33, 12271234, 2011.
 Silva, M., M. Matalon, and D.A. Tortorelli, "Higher Order Topological Derivatives in Elasticity," International Journal of Solids and Structures, vol 47, 30533066, 2010.
 Matalon, M. and P. Metzener, "The Effect of Thermal Expansion on Diffusion Flame Instabilities," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 647, 453472, 2010.
 Greenberg, J.B., E. Drukmann, Y. Mindelis, and M. Matalon, "Dynamics of an Edge Flame with a Fuel Spray," Atomization and Spray, 19, 969982, 2009.
 Matalon, M., "Flame Dynamics," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 32, 5782, 2009.
 Kurdyumov, V. and M. Matalon, “Effects of Thermal Expansion on the Stabilization of an Edge Flame in a Mixing Layer Model,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 32, pp. 11071115, 2009.
 Jerzembeck, S., M. Matalon, and N. Peters, “Experimental Investigation of Very Rich Laminar Spherical Flames under Microgravity Conditions,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 32, 11251132, 2009.
 Matalon, M. and J. K. Bechtold, “A Multiscale Approach to the Propagation of NonAdiabatic Premixed Flames,” Journal of Engineering Mathematics; special issue on Asymptotics in Theory and Applications, vol. 63, 309326, 2009.
 Matalon, M., “The Effect of Background Turbulence on the Propagation of Largescale Flames," Physica Scripta, vol. T132, 014038 (7 pages), 2008.
 Kurdyumov, V. and M. Matalon, “The PorousPlug Burner: FlameStabilization Onset of Oscillations and Restabilization,” Combustion and Flame, vol. 153, 105118, 2008.
 Matalon, M., “Intrinsic Flame Instabilities in Premixed and NonPremixed Combustion,” Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, Invited review Article, vol. 39, 163191, 2007.
 Kurdyumov, V. and M. Matalon, “Dynamics of an EdgeFlame in a Corner Region of Two Mutually Perpendicular Streams,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 31, 929938, 2007.
 Kurdyumov, V. and M. Matalon, “Stabilization and Onset of Oscillation of an EdgeFlame in the Nearwake of a Fuel Injector,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 31, 909917, 2007.
 Metzener, P. and M. Matalon, “DiffusiveThermal Instabilities of Diffusion Flames: Onset of Cells and Oscillations,” Combustion Theory and Modelling, 10:4, 701725, 2006.
 Rastigejev, Y. and M. Matalon, “Nonlinear Evolution of Hydrodynamically Unstable Premixed Flames,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, (Invited paper for 50th Anniversary Edition of Journal of Fluid Mechanics), vol. 554, 371392, 2006.
 Rastigejev, Y. and M. Matalon, “Numerical Simulation of Flames as Gasdynamic Discontinuities,” Combustion Theory and Modelling, 10:3, 459481, 2006.
 Buckmaster, J., P. Clavin, A. Linan, M. Matalon, N. Peters, G. Sivashinsky, and F. A. Williams, “Combustion Theory and Modeling,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Invited paper in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Combustion Institute, vol. 30:1, 119, 2005.
 Bechtold, J., C. Cui, and M. Matalon, “The Role of Radiative Losses in SelfExtinguishing and SelfWrinkling Flames,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 30:1, 177184, 2005.
 Lo Jacono, D., P. Papas, M. Matalon, and P. Monkewitz, “An Experimental Realization of an Unstrained, Planar Diffusion Flame,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 30:1, 501509, 2005.
 Cui, C., T. L. Jackson, and M. Matalon, “Pulsating Mode of Flame Propagation in TwoDimensional Channels,” AIAA Journal, 43:6, 12841292, 2005.
 Kurdyumov, V. and M. Matalon, “Dynamics of an EdgeFlame in a Mixing Layer,” Combustion and Flame, 139:4, 329339, 2004.
 Antoniou, E. S., J. K. Bechtold, and M. Matalon, “A DiffusionalThermal Theory of NearStoichiometric Premixed Flames,” SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 64:4, 14341456, 2004.
 Cui, C., M. Matalon, J. Daou, and J. Dold, “Effects of Differential Diffusion on Thin and Thick Flames Propagating in Channels,” Combustion Theory and Modelling, 8:1, 4165, 2004.
 Matalon, M., C. Cui, and J. Bechtold, “Hydrodynamic Theory of Premixed Flames: Effects of Stoichiometry, Variable Transport Coefficients and Arbitrary Reaction Orders,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 487, 179210, 2003.
 Armendariz, J. and M. Matalon, “Marangoni Instability at a LiquidVapor Interface of a Burning Thin Film,” Physics of Fluids, 15:5, 11221130, 2003.
 Addabbo, R., J. K. Bechtold, and M. Matalon, “Wrinkling of Spherically Expanding Flames,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 29, 15271535, 2002.
 Kurdyumov, V. N. and M. Matalon, “Radiation Losses as a Driving Mechanism for Flame Oscillations,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 29, 4552, 2002.
 Daou, J., J. Dold and M. Matalon, “The Thick Flame Asymptotic Limit and Damköhler’s Hypothesis,” Combustion Theory and Modelling, vol. 6, 141153, 2002.
 Daou, J. and M. Matalon, “Influence of Conductive HeatLosses on the Propagation of Premixed Flames in Channels,” Combustion and Flame, vol. 128, 321339, 2002.
 Bechtold, J. K. and M. Matalon, “The Dependence of the Markstein Length on Stoichiometry,” Combustion and Flame, vol. 127:12, 19061913, 2001.
 Kukuck, S. and M. Matalon, “The Onset of Oscillations in Diffusion Flames,” Combustion Theory and Modelling, 5:2, 217240, 2001.
 Daou, J. and M. Matalon, “Flame Propagation in Poiseuille Flow under Adiabatic Conditions,” Combustion and Flame, 124:3, 337349, 2001.
 Armendariz, J. and M. Matalon, “Evaporation and Combustion of Thin Films of Liquid Fuels,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 435, 351376, 2001.
 Matalon, M. and P. Metzener, “Premixed Flames in Closed Cylindrical Tubes,” Combustion Theory and Modelling, 5:3, 463483, 2001.
 Daou, J., M. Matalon, and A. Linan, “The Propagation of a Premixed Edge Flame in a Transverse Enthalpy Gradient,” Combustion and Flame, 121:12, 107121, 2000.
 Cheatham, S. and M. Matalon, “A General Asymptotic Theory of Diffusion Flames with Application to Cellular Instability,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 414, 105144, 2000.
 Vaynblat, D. and M. Matalon, “Stability of Pole Solutions for Planar Propagating Flames: II. Properties of the Eigenvalues and Eigenfunctions with Implications to Flame Stability,” SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 60:2, 703728, 2000.
 Bechtold, J. K. and M. Matalon, “Effects of Stoichiometry on Stretched Premixed Flames,” Combustion and Flame, 119:3, 217232, 1999.
 Golovanevsky, B., J. B. Greenberg, Y. Levy and M. Matalon, “On the Oscillatory Behavior of Laminar Spray Diffusion Flames: Experiment and Theory,” Combustion and Flame, 117:1/2, 373383, 1999.
 Mills, K. and M. Matalon, “Extinction of Spherical Diffusion Flames in the Presence of Radiant Loss,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 27, 25352541, 1998.
 Huang, Z., J. K. Bechtold and M. Matalon, “Weakly Stretched Premixed Flames in Oscillating Flows, Combustion Theory and Modelling, 2:2, 115133, 1998.
 Greenberg, J. B., S. Cheatham, and M. Matalon, “A Simple Model of a Spray Diffusion Flame: Effects of Heat Loss and Differential Diffusion,” Combustion Science and Technology, 131:16, 277303, 1998.
 Mills, K. and M. Matalon, “BurnerGenerated Spherical Diffusion Flames,” Combustion Science and Technology, 129:16, 295319, 1998.
 Matalon, M. and P. Metzener, “The Propagation of Premixed Flames in Closed Tubes,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 336, 331350, 1997.
 Cheatham, S. and M. Matalon, “Heat Loss and Lewis Number Effects on the Onset of Oscillations in Diffusion Flames,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 26, 10631070, 1996.
 Cheatham, S. and M. Matalon, “NearLimit Oscillations of Spherical Diffusion Flames,” AIAA Journal, 34:7, 14031409, 1996.
 McGreevy, J. and M. Matalon, “Hydrodynamic Instability of a Premixed Flame under Confinement,” Combustion Science and Technology, 100:16, 7595, 1994.
 Lozinski, D. and M. Matalon, “Combustion of a Spinning Fuel Droplet,” Combustion Science and Technology, 96:45, 345367, 1994.
 McGreevy, J. and M. Matalon, “The Initial Development of a Tulip Flame,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 25, 14071413, 1994.
 Jackson, T. L. and M. Matalon, “Stability of Premixed Flames in Stagnation Point Flow against General Disturbance,” Combustion Science and Technology, vol. 90, 385403, 1993.
 Lozinski, D. and M. Matalon, “Thermocapillary Motion in a Spinning Vaporizing Droplet,” Physics of Fluids A, 5:7, 15961601, 1993.
 Lozinski, D. and M. Matalon, “Vaporization of a Spinning Fuel Droplet,“ Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 24, 14831491, 1992.
 McGreevy, J. and M. Matalon, “Lewis Number Effect on the Propagation of Premixed Flames in Closed Tubes,” Combustion and Flame, vol. 91, 213225, 1992.
 Tien, J. H. and M. Matalon, “Effect of Swirl on Strained Premixed Flames for Mixtures with Lewis Number Distinct from Unity,” Combustion Science and Technology, 87:16, 257273, 1992.
 Bottaro, A., P. Metzener, and M. Matalon, “Onset and TwoDimensional Patterns of Convection with Strongly Temperature Dependent Viscosity,” Physics of Fluids A, 4:4, 655663, 1992.
 Tien, J. H. and M. Matalon, “On the Burning Velocity of Stretched Flames,” Combustion and Flame, vol. 84, 238248, 1990.
 Kim, Y. and M. Matalon, “On the Stability of NearEquidiffusional Strained Premixed Flames,” Combustion Science and Technology, 69:46, 8597, 1990.
 Buckmaster, J. D. and M. Matalon, “Anomalous Lewis Number Effects in Tribrachial Flames,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, vol. 22, 15271535, 1989.
 Matalon, M. and P. Rosenau, “A Regularized KS Equation Describing the Formation of Cellular Flames,” Physics Letters A, 133:1&2, 2328, 1988.
 Kim, Y. D. and M. Matalon, “Propagation and Extinction of a Flame in a Stagnation Point Flow,” Combustion and Flame, vol. 73, 303313, 1988.
 Booty, M. R., M. Matalon, and B. J. Matkowsky, “A Nonlinear Wave Equation in Nonadiabatic Flame Propagation,” SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 48:3, 519535, 1988.
 Rakib, Z., G. I. Sivashinsky, S. Sohrab, and M. Matalon, “Flame Propagation in a Rotating Gas,” Combustion Science and Technology, 57:13, 3754, 1988.
 Bechtold, J. K. and M. Matalon, “Hydrodynamic and Diffusion Effects on the Stability of Spherically Expanding Flames,” Combustion and Flame, vol. 67, 7790, 1987.
 Eteng, E., G. S. S. Ludford, and M. Matalon, “Displacement Effect of a Flame in a StagnationPoint Flow,” Physics of Fluids, 29:7, 21722180, 1986.
 Matalon, M., H .G. Kaper, and G. K. Leaf, “The Stability of Plane Flames Attached to a Flameholder,” Combustion Science and Technology, vol. 43, 271286, 1985.
 Matalon, M. and C. K. Law, “Gas Phase Transient Diffusion in Droplet Vaporization and Combustion, Errata and Extension,” Combustion and Flame, vol. 59, 213215, 1985.
 Chao, B. H., C. K. Law, and M. Matalon, “Gas Phase Transient Diffusion in Droplet Ignition,” Combustion and Flame, vol. 59, 4351, 1985.
 Matalon, M. and T. Erneux, “Expanding Flames May Delay the Transition to Cellular Structure,” SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, vol. 44, 734744, 1984.
 Matalon, M. and B. J. Matkowsky, “On the Stability of Plane and Curved Flames,” SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, vol. 44, 327343, 1984.
 Matalon, M. and B. J. Matkowsky, “Flames in Fluids: Their Interaction and Stability,” Combustion Science and Technology, vol. 34, 295316, 1983.
 Matalon, M., “On Flame Stretch,” Combustion Science and Technology, vol. 31, 169182, 1983.
 Matalon, M. and C. K. Law, “Gas Phase Transient Diffusion in Droplet Vaporization and Combustion,” Combustion and Flame, vol. 50, 219229, 1983.
 Matalon, M. and B. J. Matkowsky, “Flames as Gasdynamic Discontinuities,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 124, 239259, 1982.
 Matalon, M., “The Steady Burning of a Solid Particle,” SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 42:4, 787803, 1982.
 Matalon, M., “Weak Burning and GasPhase Ignition about a Carbon Particle in an Oxidizing Atmosphere,” Combustion Science and Technology, vol. 25, 4348, 1981.
 Matalon, M., “Complete Burning and Extinction of a Carbon Particle in an Oxidizing Atmosphere,” Combustion Science and Technology, vol. 24, 115129, 1980.
 Matalon, M. and G. S. S. Ludford, “On the Near Ignition Stability of Diffusion Flames,” International Journal of Engineering Sciences, vol. 18, 10171026, 1980.
 Matalon, M. and G. S. S. Ludford, “Chambered Diffusion Flames for Different Supply Temperatures,” Acta Astronautica, vol. 6, 13771386, 1979.
 Matalon, M., G. S. S. Ludford, and J. D. Buckmaster, “Diffusion Flames in Chamber,” Acta Astronautica, vol. 6, 943959, 1979.
 Matalon, M. and G. S. S. Ludford, “The Asymptotic Derivation of Isola and SResponses for Chambered Diffusion Flames,” SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, vol. 37, 107123, 1979.
 Matalon, M. and S. Schweitzer, “Viscous MHD Flow in an Annular GapA Magnetic Prandtl Number Expansion,” Journal of the Franklin Institute, vol. 297, 259285, 1974.
 Matalon, M. and S. Schweitzer, “Viscous MHD Flow in an AnnulusA First Order Expansion,” Israel Journal of Technology, vol. 11, 395402, 1973.
Journal Editorships
 Associate Editor, Journal of Fluid Mechanics (JFM), 20082019
 Editor in Chief, Combustion Theory and Modelling (CTM), 2001date
 Board Member, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science (PECS), 2004–2015
 Board Member and founder, Combustion Theory and Modelling (CTM), 19972001
Honors
 Ya. B. Zeldovich Gold Medal, The Combustion Institute (July 2020)
 Fellow of the Combustion Institute  Inaugural Class (January 2018)
 Numa Manson Medal, Institute for Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (IDERS) (August 2017)
 Fluid Dynamics Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) (June 2016)
 Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) (May 2012)
 Pendray Aerospace Literature Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (January 2010)
 Fellow of the American Institute of Physics (IOP) (May 1999)
 Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) (November 1995)
Research Honors
 Plenary speaker, the 103th Lecture of the Beacon Series at Tsinghua University, Beijing, June 2020
 Plenary Invited Lecture, Seventh International Symposium on Bifurcation and Instabilities in Fluid Dynamics, July 2017
 Distinguished Paper, Laminar Flame Colloquium, 36th International Symposium on Combustion, Seoul, Korea, August 2016
 Plenary Invited talk, AIAA AVIATION 2016 Forum and Exposition, Fluid Dynamics Award Lecture, June 2016
 Invited Plenary Talk, Fifteenth International Conference on Numerical Combustion, Palais des Papes, France, April 2015
 Invited Plenary Talk, New Perspectives for Laminar Burning velocity  International Flame Research Foundation, Rouen, FRANCE March 2015
 Distinguished paper, Laminar Flame Colloquium, 33rd International Symposium on Combustion, Tsinghua University (Beijing), August 2010
 Invited Speaker, Workshop on Combustion Science in an EnergyConstrained World, Opening Ceremony of the Center on Combustion Energy, Tsinghua University (Beijing), July 2010
 Center of Advanced Study Associate, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, 2010
 Plenary talk at the 32nd International Symposium on Combustion, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2008
 Invited plenary talk at the 5th US Combustion Meeting, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA. 2007
 Invited paper for the 50th anniversary edition of the "Journal of Fluid Mechanics" 2007
 Invited review article in the "Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics" 2007
 Lady Davis Professorship, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology, 2006
 Invited Plenary talk at the 20th International Colloquium on Gadynamics of Detonations and Reacting Systems, Montreal, Canada, 2005
 Coauthored an invited paper that assesses accomplishments of theory in combustion in the past fifty years, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Combustion Institute, 2005
 Invited plenary talk at the 20th International Colloquium on Gadynamics of Detonations and Reacting Systems, Montreal, Canada, 2005
 Best Paper Award on Propellants and Combustion (AIAA Paper 20031016), 2004
Recent Courses Taught
 ME 300  Thermodynamics
 ME 501 (AE 538)  Combustion Fundamentals
 ME 598 MM  Combustion Theory
 TAM 542  Mathematical Methods II
 TAM 549  Asymptotic Methods
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