Dr. Nathalie Vriend

Career

  • 2014-present: Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • 2011-present: Fellow and College Lecturer in Physical Sciences, Newnham College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • 2011-2013: NERC Research Fellow, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • 2010-2011: Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • 2005-2009: Ph.D. candidate, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA

Research

Nathalie is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics fluid dynamics research group. Her current research interests involve granular flows and fluid dynamics, including sand dune migration, snow avalanches, debris flows and segregation.

Selected Publications

  • N.M. Vriend, J.N. McElwaine, B. Sovilla, C.J. Keylock, M. Ash, P.V. Brennan, “High resolution radar measurements of snow avalanches” (2013), Geophysical Research Letters 40 (4), 727-731.
  • N.M. Vriend, M.L. Hunt, R.W. Clayton, “Sedimentary structure of large sand dunes: examples from Dumont and Eureka dunes” (2012), Geophysical Journal International 190, 981-992.
  • M.L. Hunt, N.M. Vriend, “Booming Sand Dunes” (2010), Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 38, 281-301.
  •  N.M. Vriend, M.L. Hunt, R.W. Clayton, C.E. Brennen, K.S. Brantley, A. Ruiz-Angulo, “Reply to Comment on Solving the Mystery of Booming Sand Dunes” (2008), Geophysical Research Letters 35 (8), L08307.
  • N.M. Vriend, M.L. Hunt, R.W. Clayton, C.E. Brennen, K.S. Brantley, A. Ruiz-Angulo, “Solving the Mystery of Booming Sand Dunes” (2007), Geophysical Research Letters 34 (16), L16306, doi:10.1029/2007GL030276.