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David Murphy

University of South Florida

Department of Mechanical Engineering

4202 E. Fowler Avenue
ENB 118
Tampa, FL  33620  

davidmurphy@usf.edu

Project List:

Dispersion Research on Oil: Physics and Plankton Studies II (DROPPS II)

Year 5-7 Consortia Grants (RFP-IV)Role: Post-Doc

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 3

2016

Murphy, D., Gemmell, B., Vaccari, L., Li, C., Bacosa, H., Evans, M., et al. (2016). An in-depth survey of the oil spill literature since 1968: Long term trends and changes since Deepwater Horizon. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 113(1-2), 371–379.
Murphy, D. W., Xue, X., Sampath, K., & Katz, J. (2016). Crude oil jets in crossflow: Effects of dispersant concentration on plume behavior: CRUDE OIL JETS IN CROSSFLOW. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121(6), 4264–4281.

2015

Murphy, D. W., Li, C., dAlbignac, V., Morra, D., & Katz, J. (2015). Splash behaviour and oily marine aerosol production by raindrops impacting oil slicks. J. Fluid Mech., 780, 536–577.

Conference Presentations - 18

2016

Ghandour, M., Abdillahi, M., Murphy, D., Katz, J., & Coutier-Delgosha, O. (2016). Direct Numerical Simulations of Oil Plumes in Water and Raindrops Impacting Oil Slicks. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: poster.
Murphy, D., Xue, X., & Katz, J. (2016). Turbulent Crude Oil Plumes in Crossflow: Effect of Counter-rotating Vortex Pair Structures on Oil Residence in Plume. In 9th International Conference on Multiphase Flow (ICMF 2016). Firenze, Italy : 05/22/16-05/27/16.
Murphy, D. W., Gemmell, B., Vaccari, L., Li, C., Bacosa, H., Evans, M., et al. (2016). A Survey of the Oil Spill Literature: Trends since 1968 and Changes since Deepwater Horizon. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.
Murphy, D. W., Li, C., d'Albignac, V., Morra, D., & Katz, J. (2016). Production of Oily Marine Aerosol by Raindrop Splashing. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: poster.
Xue, X., Murphy, D. W., Sampath, K., & Katz, J. (2016). Turbulent Crude Oil Plumes in Crossflow: Effect of Vortex Structures on Oil Residence in Plume. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16.

2015

Murphy, D., Li, C., & Katz, J. (2015). Oily Marine Aerosol Production by Raindrop Splashing. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Murphy, D., Xue, X., & Katz, J. (2015). Turbulent crude oil jets in crossflow. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15.
Murphy, D. W., Li, C., d'Albignac, V., Morra, D., & Katz, J. (2015). High Weber Number Impacts onto Immiscible Oil Layers: Splash Behavior and Droplet Sizes. In Droplets 2015. Enschede, Netherlands : 10/06/15-10/08/15.
Murphy, D. W., Li, C., d'Albignac, V., Morra, D., & Katz, J. (2015). Turbulent crude oil jets in crossflow: holographic measurements of droplet size distributions. In 68th Annual Meeting of the APS Divison of Fluid Dynamics. Boston, MA : 11/22/15-11/24/15.
Xue, X., Murphy, D. W., & Katz, J. (2015). Droplet impact onto an immiscible floating oil layer: splash behavior and droplet sizes. In 68th Annual Meeting of the APS Divison of Fluid Dynamics. Boston, MA : 11/22/15-11/24/15.

2014

Morra, D., Almashaan, N., Murphy, D., & Katz, J. (2014). Impact of small raindrops on crude oil slicks. In 67th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics. San Francisco, CA : 11/23/2014-11/25/2014.
Murphy, D., Li, C., & Katz, J. (2014). High speed drop impact on floating oil layers: splash behavior and oily marine aerosol production. In 67th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics. San Francisco, CA : 11/23/2014-11/25/2014.
Murphy, D. W., & Katz, J. (2014). The effect of chemical dispersant on the behavior of crude oil plumes in crossflow. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14.
Murphy, D. W., & Katz, J. (2014). The effect of chemical dispersants and crossflow on turbulent crude oil jets. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.
Murphy, D. W., Li, C., & Katz, J. (2014). Oily marine aerosol production at the air-sea interface. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2014. Mobile, AL: 01/26/14-01/30/14.

2013

Katz, J., Murphy, D. W., & Morra, D. (2013). Large scale behavior and droplet size distributions in crude oil jets and plumes. In American Physical Society 66th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics. Pittsburg, PA , 11/24/2013-11/26/2013.
Murphy, D. W., & Katz, J. (2013). Rain drop and oil slicks. In Atmosphere-Ocean Science Days. Baltimore, MD, June 6-7, 2013.
Murphy, D. W., Morra, D., & Katz, J. (2013). Rain drops and oil slicks: impact of water droplets on a surface oil layer. In American Physical Society 66th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics. Pittsburg, PA , 11/24/2013-11/26/2013.