Vallorie Peridier

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Office Hours

Monday 10:00 – 10:50 am
Tuesday 10:00 – 11:50 am

Bio

Dr. Vallorie Peridier is an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Temple University, and has served on the faculty since 1989. She also has seven years of industry experience (Western Electric; PP&L - Nuclear Power Division, Rates and Market Research).

Degrees

  • Ph.D. Engineering Mathematics, Lehigh University
  • B.A. Physics, Bryn Mawr College, summa cum laude

Academic Appointments 

  • Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Temple University, 1996-present
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Temple University, 1989-1996
  • Rates and Market Research, Pennsylvania Power & Light, 1983-1989

Recent Publications 

  • Peridier, V.J. "One-dimensional unsteady conduction model," chapter in Analysis of Novel Air-Bearing Glass-Tempering Device (2012), SIAM/MPI. 
  • Peridier, V.J. "Facet Surface Representation," Mathematica Journal 13, (July,2011), 15pp.
  • Peridier, V.J. "Porosimetry," chapter in Characterization of Porous Filtration Media (2009), SIAM/MPI. 
  • Peridier, V.J. "Reversible Two-Color Cellular Automaton Rules," Wolfram Demonstrations Project, 2008
  • Peridier, V.J. "Basic schemes for two-dimensional reversible cellular automata," Complex Systems 18, p. 43-51.

Research Interest 

  • Cellular automata applied to inverse problems in optical scattering