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Fluid Mechanics

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Gordon Beavers

Gordon S. Beavers
Professor Emeritius
Ph.D., Mechanical Science, Cambridge University
(Retired 2006)


Research Areas:
-Experimental fluid mechanics
-Rheological fluid mechanics


Graham Candler

Graham V. Candler
Professor
Ph.D., Aeronautics & Astronautics, Stanford University


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

Filippo Coletti

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


Research Areas:
-Experimental fluid mechanics
-Turbulent mixing
-Respiratory flow and particle transport in lungs
-Particle-laden flows

Ellen Longmire

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


Research Areas:
-Experimental fluid mechanics
-Particle-laden and multiphase flow
-Turbulence
-Vortex dynamics
-Microscale flows
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Thomas Lundgren

Thomas S. Lundgren
Professor Emeritius
Ph.D., Fluid Mechanics, University of Minnesota
(Retired 2000)


Research Areas:
-Fluid mechanics of vorticity as applied to turbulence structure
-Rotating flows and numerical analysis
-Fluid mechanics of composite fluids (multiphase flows)

Krishnan Mahesh

Krishnan Mahesh
Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University


Research Areas:
-Algorithm development, theoret. analysis & modeling of turbulent flows. Large-eddy simulation of complex geometry flows, multiphase flows, turbulent combustion, plasmas in turbulence, high-speed transition,cavitation,hydroacoustics, superhydrophobic surfaces.
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Joseph Nichols

Joseph W. Nichols
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington


Research Area:
-Aeroacoustics
-Hydrodynamic stability analysis
-Large eddy simulation
-Turbulent reacting flows

Thomas Schwartzentruber

Thomas E. Schwartzentruber
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan

Research Areas:
-Particle simulation methods
-Hypersonics
-Hybrid particle-continuum methods
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Current research projects

Theodore Wilson

Theodore A. Wilson
Professor Emeritius
Ph.D., Aeronautical Engineering, Cornell University
(Retired 2002)

Research Area:
-Respiratory mechanics: modeling lung structure and deformation, respiratory flow, chest wall mechanics

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