2012 - Physics

DescriptionJoseph Keller, and Raymond Goldstein, Patrick Warren, andRobin Ball, for calculating the balance of forces that shape and move the hair in a human ponytail.
Reference "Shape of a Ponytail and the Statistical Physics of Hair Fiber Bundles." Raymond E. Goldstein, Patrick B. Warren, and Robin C. Ball, Physical Review Letters, vol. 198, no. 7, 2012. ; "Ponytail Motion" Joseph B. Keller, SIAM [Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics] Journal of Applied Mathematics, vol. 70, no. 7, 2010, pp. 2667–72.
WinnersPatrick Warren
WinnersRaymond Goldstein
WinnersRobin Ball
WinnersJoseph Keller