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Department of Mathematics & Physical Sciences

Dr. Min Soe

Professor of Physics
Stratton Taylor Library, Room 114
918-343-7693
msoe@rsu.edu

 

Education

Ph.D., Physics
College of William and Mary, VA
1997

M.S., Applied Mathematics
Hampton University, VA
1993

M.S., Physics
Hampton University, VA
1990

B.Sc., Physics
Rangoon University, BURMA
1982

Academic Experience

Rogers State University (2001 – present)
Professor, Department of Mathematics and Physical Sciences (2009 – present)
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Physical Sciences (2004 – 2009)
Assistant Professor, Department of Science and Mathematics (2001 – 2004)

Oklahoma Panhandle State University (1997 – 2001)
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Physics (2001)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Physics (1997 – 2001)

Areas of Research

MHD, Plasma Physics, Kinetic Theory and Turbulence, numerical methods, parallel algorithms and large scale computing.

Publications

"Unitary Quantum Lattice Gas Algorithm Generated from the Dirac Collision Operator for 1D soliton-soliton collisions", A. Oganesov, G. L. Valahal, J. Yepez and M. Soe, Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids, Volume 170, Issue 1 (2015)

"Magnetic field stabilization of a two-dimensional fluid jet: a multiple relaxation Lattice Boltzmann simulation", C. Flint, G. Vahala, L. Vahala and M. Soe, Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids. doi 10.1080/10420150.2015.1025783. (2015)

"Lattice Boltzmann Algorithms for Plasma Physics", G. L. Vahala, M. Soe, Radiation Effects & Defects in Solids, Vol. 168, No. 10 p735-758 (2013)

"Unitary Qubit Lattice Simulations of Complex Vortex Structures", G. Vahala, J. Yepez, L. Vahala and M. Soe, Computational Science and Discovery, 5-014013 (2012)

"Unitary Qubit Lattice Gas Representation of 2D and 3D Quantum Turbulence" G. Vahala, B. Zhan, J. Yepez, L. Vahala, M. Soe, Chapter in Advanced Fluid Dynamics. ISBN 978-953-51-0270-0, pp 239- 272 (2012)

"Poincare Recurrence and Spectral Cascades in 3D Quantum Turbulence" G. Vahala, J. Yepez, L. Vahala, M. Soe, B. Zhang and S. Ziegeler, Phys. Rev. E 84, 046713 (2011) 17pp e-Print: arxiv 1011.6334v2.

"Unitary Qubit Lattice Simulations of Multiscale Phenomena in Quantum Turbulence"  G. Vahala, M. Soe, B. Zhang, J. Yepez, L. Vahala, J. Carter and S. Ziegeler, SC|2011

"A Unitary Quantum Lattice Gas Algorithm for Two Dimensional Quantum Turbulence" B. Zhang, G. Vahala, L. Vahala, M. Soe, Phys. Rev. E 84 046701 (2011) e-Print: arxiv 1103.1852v1.

"Quantum Lattice-Gas Model of Spinor Superfluids" J. Yepez, G. Vahala, L. Vahala, M. Soe. SPIE Quantum Information and Computation VIII 7702, No.770209 (2010)

"Poincare Recurrence and Intermittent Destruction of Quantum Kelvin Wave Cascade in Quantum Turbulence" G. Vahala, J. Yepez, L. Vahala, M. Soe, S. Ziegeler SPIE, Quant. Info Comp. VIII Vol. 7702 (2010)

"Superfluid Turbulence from Quantum Kelvin Wave to Classical Kolomogrov Cascades" J. Yepez, G. Vahala, L. Vahala, M. Soe. Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 084501 (2009) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.084501.

"Entropic, LES and Boundary Conditions in Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Turbulence", G. Vahala, B. Keating, M. Soe, J. Yepez, L. Vahala. S.Ziegler Euro. Phys. J. - ST 171, pp 167-171 (2009)

"Quantum Lattice-Gas Algorithm for Quantum Turbulence - CAP Simulations on 12,288 Cores of Cray XT- 5 at NAVO" G. Vahala, J. Yepez, M. Soe, L. Vahala, and S. Ziegeler. IEEE Computer Society ISBN 978-0-7695-3946-1, pp106-113 (2009)

"MHD Turbulence Studies Using Lattice Boltzmann Algorithms", G. Vahala, B. Keating, M. Soe, J. Yepez, L. Vahala, J. Carter and S. Ziegler, Comm. in Comp. Phys. Vol 4, No. 3, pp 624-646 (2008)

"Entropic Lattice Boltzmann Representations Required to Recover Navier-Stokes Flows", B. Keating, G. Vahala, J. Yepez, M. Soe, and L.Vahala. Phys. Rev. E75 036712 (2007)

"Lattice Boltzmann Algorithms for Fluid Turbulence", G. Vahala, M. Soe, S. Ziegeler, J.Yepez, L.Vahala, IEEE Computer Society 0-7695-3088-5 pp 52-56 (2007)

"Non Local Closure and Parallel Performance of Lattice Boltzmann Models for Some Plasma Physics Problems" A. D. Macnab, G. Vahala, J. Carter, M. Soe and W. Dorland Physica A 362, pp 48-56 (2006)

"Magnetohydrydynamics Turbulence Simulations on Earth Simulator Using Lattice Boltzmann Method" J. Carter, M. Soe, L. Oliker, Y. Tsuda, G. Vahala, L. Vahala and A. Macnab. SC|05 Gordon Bell Finalist paper ISBN 1-59593-061 2

"Performance of Lattice Boltzmann Codes for Navier-Stokes and MHD Turbulence on High- End Computer Architectures" G. Vahala, J. Carer, M. Soe, J. Yepez, L. Vahala and A. Macnab. Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics 2005 ISBN 0-44-522060-9

"Some Progress in the Development of Lattice Boltzmann Methods for Dissipative MHD", A. Macnab, G. L, Vahala, P. Pavlo and M. Soe, Czech Journal of Physics, Vol. 52 (2002)

"Variable Prandtl Number in Thermal Lattice Boltzmann Modeling of Turbulence" M. Soe, G. Vahala, P. Pavlo, L. Vahala and H. Chen, Phys. Rev. E 57, 1-11 (1998)

"Linear Stability Analysis of Thermal Lattice Boltzmann Models", P. Pavlo, G. L, Vahala and M. Soe, J. of Comp. Phys. 139, 79-91 (1998)

"Extension of Lattice Boltzmann Techniques to Flows with Arbitrary Prandtl Numbers" M. Soe, G. Vahala, P. Pavlo, L. Vahala and H. Chen, (Editors: M. Schittenhelm, R. Bartiromo, F. WangerBrechtesgaden) EPS (24) 837- 840 (1997)

"Determination of Eddy Transport Coefficients in Thermal Lattice Boltzmann Modeling of Two-dimensional Turbulence", G. Vahala, P. Pavlo, L Vahala and M. Soe, Czech. J. of Phys. 46, 1063-1083 (1996)

"Bifurcations in Two-Chamber Model for Edge Plasma in Singl-Null Divertor Tokamaks" M. Soe (with A. Pujnabi), J. of Plasma Physics Vol. 52 Part3 457-463 (1994)

Selected University Service

(committees - past and present)
Tenure Committees, Library Committee, Student Conduct Committee, Faculty Senate, Endow Chair Search Committees, Pixley Award Committee, Faculty Marshal, Faculty Award Committee and Search and Screening Committees for School of Math, Science and Health Sciences.