University of California Merced http://wamc.org en Dr. Francois Blanchette, University of California Merced – Warmth of the Penguins http://wamc.org/post/dr-francois-blanchette-university-california-merced-warmth-penguins <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Francois Blanchette of the University of California Merced reveals the math behind the warmth of a penguin huddle.</p><p></p><p>Francois Blanchette is an associate professor of natural sciences at the University of California, Merced. He is an applied mathematician and primarily interested in problems involving fluid dynamics, but more recently, his work has involved describing the thermodynamics of penguin huddles. He holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 55443 at http://wamc.org Dr. Francois Blanchette, University of California Merced – Warmth of the Penguins