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Aerospace

Characterization and control of the blunt trailing edge wake Seminar

Origin: 
Engineering
Time:
16:00
Date:
11 February 2015
Venue:
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available from 16.00 in the Lilley room (5019) in Building 13 (Tizard). The talk itself will then start at 16.15 in room 3021.

For more information regarding this seminar, please telephone Jayne Angland or Richard Allan on +44 (0)23 8059 7658 or email aaceu@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

An AFM group seminar

Part of our spring/summer seminar series

Speaker information

Dr Phillippe Lavoie, University of Toronto. My research lies in the field of turbulence and aerodynamics, primarily from an experimental perspective. I am particularly interested in the study of transitional and turbulent flows, as well as the flow structures and instabilities associated with these phenomena. The focus of my research group is to investigate the fundamental dynamics of fluid flows and how these can be manipulated to improve flow characteristics based on specific problems. For example, the goal might be reducing in skin-friction drag, decreasing noise emission, or enhancing mixing. The overarching aim is to develop novel flow control strategies along with the instrumentation and tools required to implement passive and active control techniques in an experimental framework and real life applications, such as on the surface of an aircraft.

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