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Fluid Mechanics

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Graham V. Candler

McKnight Presidential Professor, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, and Russell J. Penrose Professor
Ph.D., Aeronautics & Astronautics, Stanford University

Research Areas:

-Hypersonic aerodynamics
-Computational fluid dynamics
-High-temperature gas physics
-Thermochemical nonequilibrium flows


Krishnan Mahesh

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

Research Areas:

-Algorithm development
-Theoret. analysis & modeling of turbulent flows
- Propeller flows, hydroacoustics, cavitation, superhydrophobic surfaces, flow around maneuvering bodies, particle-laden flows, jet mixing.


Filippo Coletti

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, University of Stuttgart

Research Areas:

-Experimental fluid mechanics
-Particle laden-flows
-Respiratory and cardiovascular flows


Joseph W. Nichols

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington

Research Areas:

-Hydrodynamic stability analysis
-Large eddy simulation
-Turbulent reacting flows


Ellen K. Longmire
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

Research Areas:

-Experimental fluid mechanics
-Multi-fluid and multiphase flows
-Transition and Turbulence
-Development of flow diagnostics


Thomas E. Schwartzentruber
Associate Professor and Russell J. Penrose Faculty Fellow, and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan

Research Areas:

-Particle simulation methods
-Hybrid particle-continuum methods

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