My research is focused on investigating problems in low-Reynolds number aerodynamics.  Topics of investigation include large-eddy simulation (LES), flow stability and transition, and active flow control techniques.  I mainly use and develop computational tools to better understand underlying physical mechanisms as well as uncertainties associated with common mathematical methods.  

LES of a NACA 0025 airfoil. AOA = 12 deg, Re = 100,000 (Q isosurfaces shown)

Q isosurfaces of flow over a cantilevered cylinder.  h/d = 4; Re = 10,400

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