1. Surface waves enhance particle dispersion, Farazmand M., Sapsis T., Submitted 2019
  2. Slow manifold analysis of accelerated gradient methods, Farazmand M, Submitted, 2019
  3. Are extreme dissipation events predictable in turbulent fluid flows?, Blonigan P., Farazmand M., Sapsis T., Submitted, 2019


  1. Extreme Events: Mechanisms and Prediction, Farazmand M., Sapsis T., ASME Applied Mechanics Review, In Press, 2019
  2. Variational Lagrangian formulation of the Euler equations for incompressible flow: A simple derivation, Farazmand M., Serra M. , arXiv:1807.02726, 2018
  3. Physics-based probing and prediction of extreme events, Farazmand M., Sapsis T., SIAM News, Vol. 51, January 2018
  4. A variational approach to probing extreme events in turbulent dynamical systems, Farazmand M., Sapsis T., Science Advances, vol. 3, pp. 1701533, 2017 {Featured in MIT News [Link] and other news outlets [Link]}
  5. Relative periodic orbits form the backbone of turbulent pipe flow, Budanur N. B., Short K. Y., Farazmand M., Willis A. P., Cvitanović P., J. Fluid Mech., vol. 833, pp. 274-301, 2017
  6. Optimal initial condition of passive tracers for their maximal mixing in finite time, Farazmand M., Phys. Rev. Fluids, vol. 2, pp. 054601, 2017
  7. Reduced-order prediction of rogue waves in two-dimensional deep-water waves, Farazmand M., Sapsis T., J. Comput. Phys., vol. 340, pp. 418-434, 2017
  8. Reduced-order description of transient instabilities and computation of finite-time Lyapunov exponents, Babaee H., Farazmand M., Haller G., Sapsis T., Chaos, vol. 27, pp. 063103, 2017
  9. A critical comparison of Lagrangian methods for coherent structure detection, Hadjighasem A., Farazmand M., Blazevski D., Froyland G., Haller G., Chaos, vol. 27, pp. 053104, 2017
  10. Dynamical indicators for the prediction of bursting phenomena in high-dimensional systems, Farazmand M., Sapsis T., Phys. Rev. E, vol. 94, pp. 032212, 2016 {Featured on the journal's kaleidoscope [Link]}
  11. An adjoint-based approach for finding invariant solutions of Navier-Stokes equations, Farazmand M., J. Fluid Mech., vol. 795, pp. 278-312, 2016 {A tutorial on the adjoint method is available here.}
  12. Kinematics of fluid particles on the sea surface: Hamiltonian theory, Fedele F., Chandre C., Farazmand M. , J. Fluid Mech., vol. 801, pp. 260-288, 2016
  13. Defining coherent vortices objectively from the vorticity, Haller G., Hadjighasem A., Farazmand M., Huhn F., J. Fluid Mech., vol. 795, pp. 136-173, 2016
  14. Polar rotation angle identifies elliptic islands in unsteady dynamical systems, Farazmand M., Haller G., Physica D, vol. 315, pp. 1-12, 2016
  15. Asymptotic Dynamics of Inertial particles with memory, Langlois G. P., Farazmand M., Haller G., J Nonlinear Sci, vol. 25, pp.1225-1255, 2015
  16. Attraction-based computation of hyperbolic Lagrangian coherent structures, Karrasch D., Farazmand M., Haller G., J. Comp. Dyn., vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 83-93, 2015
  17. Dissipative inertial transport patterns near coherent Lagrangian eddies in the ocean, Beron-Vera F. J., Olascoaga J. M., Haller G., Farazmand M., Trinanes J., Wang Y., Chaos, vol. 25, pp. 087412, 2015
  18. The Maxey-Riley Equation: Existence, Uniqueness and Regularity of Solutions, Farazmand M., Haller G., J. Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications, vol. 22, pp. 98-106, 2015
  19. Shearless transport barriers in unsteady two-dimensional flows and maps, Farazmand M., Blazevski D., Haller G., Physica D, vol. 278-279, pp. 44-57, 2014
  20. Attracting and repelling Lagrangian coherent structures from a single computation, Farazmand M., Haller G., Chaos, vol. 23, pp. 023101, 2013 {Editor's pick for the best papers of 2013 [Link]}
  21. Detecting invariant manifolds, attractors and generalized KAM tori in aperiodically forced mechanical systems, Hadjighasem A., Farazmand M., Haller G., Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 73, pp. 689-704, 2013
  22. Computing Lagrangian coherent structures from their variational theory, Farazmand M., Haller G., Chaos, vol. 22, pp. 013128, 2012 {Editor-in-Chief's pick for the article of the year [Link]}
  23. Erratum and addendum to "A variational theory of hyperbolic Lagrangian Coherent Structures, Physica D 240 (2011) 574-598", Farazmand M., Haller G., Physica D, vol. 241, pp. 439-441, 2012
  24. Controlling the dual cascades of two-dimensional turbulence, Farazmand M., Kevlahan N., Protas B., J. Fluid Mech., vol. 668, pp. 202-222, 2011


  1. PhD Thesis, A variational approach to coherent structures in unsteady dynamical systems (2014)
  2. MSc Thesis, Controlling the Dual Cascade of Two-dimensional Turbulence (2010)