About Us

In the computational flow physics group, we investigate a varity of flow phenomena using numerical simulations. Simulations provide key insights into turbulence, instabilites, sources of sound, shock dynamics, and interactions with a disperse phase such as cavitaiton bubbles or droplets. We are also interested in the application of control theory in fluid mechanics, and reduced-order modeling techniques for control. Applications include jet noise, flow-energy harvresting, shockwave lithotripsy, and active control of unsteady aerodynamics.


Professor Tim Colonius
261 Gates-Thomas Laboratory
California Institute of Technology
Mail Code 104-44
Pasadena, CA 91125

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