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Thomas S. Lundgren
Professor Emeritus

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Thomas S. Lundgren 

Research Areas


-Fluid mechanics of vorticity as applied to turbulence structure
-Rotating flows and numerical analysis
-Fluid mechanics of composite fluids (multiphase flows)
Degrees
Ph.D., Fluid Mechanics, University of Minnesota, 1960.
M.S., Aeronautical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1956.
B.S., Aeronautical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1954.

Experience
1966 - 2000: Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota
1963 - 1966: Associate Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota
1960 - 1963: Assistant Professor
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota

Consulting
Martin-Marieta Energy Systems, Inc., Oak Ridge, TN, 1972-85
Honeywell Corp., Minneapolis, MN, 1980
Xerox Corp., Palo Alto, CA, 1988

Recent Publications
Turbulent Scaling, Phys. Fluids 20, 031301 (2008)
Inertial range scaling law, J. Turbulence 6 (2005)
T.S.Lundgren. Kolmogorov turbulence by the method of matched asymptotic expansions. Phys. Fluids 15, (2003).
T.S.Lundgren Kolmogorov two-thirds law by matched asymptotic expansion. Phys. Fluids 14, 638-642 (2002).
J. Yao and T.S. Lundgren. Experimental investigation of microbursts. Experiments in Fluids, 21, 17-25 (1996).
T.S. Lundgren and N.N. Mansour. Transition to Turbulence in an Elliptic Vortex, J. Fluid Mech., 307, 43-62 (1996). Also in: Center for Turbulence Research: Annula Research Briefs - 1993, NASA-Ames Research Center/Stanford University (eds. P. Moin and W.C. Reynolds); and in Lecture Notes in Physics, small-Scale Structures in Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic and Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence, ed. Meneguzzi, M., Pouquet, A., and Sulem (1995).
T.S. Lundgren. A Small-Scale Turbulence Model. Phys. Fluids A, 5, 1472-1483 (1993). Also found in Center for Turbulence Research: Proceedings of the 1992 Summer Program, NASA-Ames Research Center/Stanford University (eds. P. Moin, W.C. Reynolds and J. Kim).

Scientific and Professional Societies
American Physical Society
Institute for Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems - North and South America (ILASS-Americas)
APS Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) - Excecutive committee (1992-1994)

Honors and Awards
Fellow of American Physical Society, Nov. 1994
Fluid Dynamics Prize, 2006, American Physical Society
Outstanding Achievment Award, 2006, Regents University of Minnesota
 
Subjects and Courses Taught
Graduate
AEM 8201--Fluid Mechanics I
AEM 8203--Fluid Mechanics III
AEM 8216--Theory of Turbulence I
AEM 8217--Theory of Turbulence II
AEM 8880--Plan B Project

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