Mathematical modeling in fluid dynamics – perturbation methods for compressible flows, thermal processes under reduced gravity, similarity solutions in hydrodynamics.
Physics and art – scaling properties and fluid-dynamical effects in Jackson Pollock’s poured abstractions.
Visiting Fellowship, Newton Institute, University of Cambridge, July–Aug. & Nov. 2012
Boston College Faculty Fellowship, Spring 2011
Teaching with New Media Award, Boston College, May 2007
University Fellowship, Lehigh University, 1985-1986
Books and Essays
A. Herczynski, Reminiscence of Marek Burnat, professor of mathematics at Warsaw University (in Polish, delivered on January 3, 2016).
A Herczynski, A Little More is a Little Different, an essay on teaching laboratories, Newsletter of NE Section of APS, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2014.
A. Herczynski, Reminiscence of my Father, Gazeta Wyborcza (Warsaw newspaper, in Polish), March 26, 2014.
P. D. Weidman and A. Herczynski, The Sloshing-Induced Motion of Free Containers, in Fluid Dynamics in Physics, Engineering, and Environmental Applications, J. Klapp et al. (eds.), pp. 41-56, Springer 2012.
A. Herczynski, Between the Two Cultures, in Collegium College Kolegium, College and the Academic Community in the European and the American Tradition, M. O Connor and P. Wilczek editors, Warsaw University, 2011.
C. Cernuschi, and A. Herczynski, "Cutting Pollock Down to Size: the Boundaries of the Poured Technique", in Pollock Matters, Ellen G. Landau and Claude Cernuschi, eds. McMullen Museum, August 2007.
C. Cernuschi, A. Herczynski, and D. Martin, "Abstract Expressionism and Fractal Geometry," in Pollock Matters, Ellen G. Landau, and Claude Cernuschi, eds. McMullen Museum, August 2007.
A. Herczynski, "Introductory Physics Laboratory Manual," second edition revised, Wiley 2007; second edition, Wiley 2004; first edition, Wiley 2002.
A. Herczynski, in Macmillan Encyclopedia of Physics (J.S. Rigden, ed.). Macmillan Reference 1996: "Density" (Vol. I, 342-343); "Doppler Effect" (Vol. II, 378-382); "Rotating Reference Frame" (Vol. II, 616-619).
A. Herczynski and J. Bush, Introduction: 33rd annual gallery of fluid motion, Phys. Rev. Fluids (accepted).
B. Han, Q. Peng, R. Li, Q. Rong, X. Wang, X. Lu, G. Zhou, J.M. Liu, Z. Ren, Q. Wang, M. Giersig, A. Herczynski, K. Kempa, and J. Gao, Optimisation of hierarchical structure and nanoscale-enable plasmonic refraction for window electrodes in photovoltaics, Nature Comm. (in print).