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yarusevych  Dr. Serhiy Yarusevych (Principal Investigator)


Postdoctoral Researchers

Laura Haya
Droplet dynamics on a solid surface subject to air jet flow.

Co-supervised by Prof. S.D. Peterson

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Effect of turbulence intensity on liquid film evaporation.

Co-supervised by Prof. X. Li


Graduate Students

Jeff McClure (PhD candidate)
PhD Thesis: Experimental and numerical investigations of flow induced loading and vortex induced vibrations of cylinderical bodies.

MASc Thesis (2015): On the Planar Flow Development and Structual Loading of Cylinders with Circular Fins in Cross-Flow.

John Kurelek (PhD candidate)

PhD Thesis: Boundary layer separation and separated shear layer transition on a swept wing.

MASc Thesis (2016): Transition in a laminar separation bubble and the effect of acoustic excitation

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Thesis: Interaction of a water droplet on a solid surface with an impinging air jet.

Co-supervised by Prof. S.D. Peterson

Eugene Zivkov (MASc candidate)
Thesis: Interaction of vortices with flexible structures in energy harvesting systems.

Co-supervised by Prof. S.D. Peterson

Sahil Mahey (MASc candidate)
Thesis: Flow induced vibrations of foreign objects in heat exchangers.
Supun Pieris (MASc candidate)
Thesis: Interaction of a turbulent jet with an inclined surface.

Co-supervised by Prof. S.D. Peterson

Mark Istvan (MASc candidate)
Thesis: Effect of free stream turbulence on laminar separation bubble.
Erik Marble Erik Marble (MASc candidate)
Thesis: Structural response and wake vortex dynamics of cylindrical structures undergoing VIV with elliptic trajectories.

Co-supervised by Prof. C. Morton (U of Calgary)


Alumni Graduate Students and Research Associates

Stefan Pröbsting (Postdoc, 2016)
Tonal noise production and feedback effect on airfoils in low Reynolds number flows.

Co-supervised by Prof. S. Moreau (U de Sherbrooke)

Andrew Lambert (MASc, 2015)
Thesis: Experimental investigation of coherent structures in laminar separation bubbles.
Christopher Morton (PhD, 2014)
PhD thesis: Experimental and numerical research of flow development over complex cylindrical geometries in engineering applications.

MASc thesis (2010): Experimental and numerical investigations of the flow development over cylinders with stepwise discontinuities in diameter.
Manpreet Bansal (MASc, 2014)
Thesis: Experimental and numerical investigation of flows in tube bundles.

Sina Rafati (MASc, 2014)
Thesis: Investigation of step cylinder turbulent wake development using TOMO PIV.

Co-supervised by Prof. F. Scarano (TU Delft)

Holly Neatby (MASc, 2014)
Thesis: Experimental evaluation of flow-measurement-based
drag estimation methods.
Thomas Kirk (MASc, 2014)
Thesis: The later stages of transition over a NACA 0018 airfoil at a low Reynolds number.
yarusevych Bülent Yaniktepe (Visiting Professor, 2013)
yarusevych Michael Boutilier (MASc, 2011)
Thesis: Experimental investigation of transition over a NACA 0018 airfoil at a low Reynolds number.
sina Sina Kheirkhah (MASc, 2011)
Thesis: Vortex-induced vibrations of a pivoted circular cylinder and their control using a tuned-mass damper.

Co-supervised by Prof. S. Narasimhan

Richard Lourenco (MASc, 2011)
Thesis: Design, construction, and testing of an adaptive pendulum tuned mass damper.

Co-supervised by Prof. S. Narasimhan

Ryan Gerakopulos (MASc, 2011)
Thesis: Investigating flow over an airfoil at low Reynolds numbers using novel time-resolved surface pressure measurements.
yarusevych Sebastian Goodfellow (MASc, 2010)
Thesis: Active flow control using synthetic jet actuation.

Co-supervised by Prof. P.E. Sullivan (U of T)

Michael Bishop Michael Bishop (MASc, 2010)
Thesis : Experimental investigation of the effect of wall adaptation on flow over a cylinder in a modernized adaptive-wall wind tunnel.
yarusevych Dr. Ignacio Carvajal Mariscal (Visiting Professor, 2008-2009)


Undergraduate Student Teams





Alumni Undergraduate Students

Colin Pavan (2016-2017)
Susanne Vanicat (2016)
Julien Joly (2014)
Victor Cleren (2012-2013)
Sebastien Ulesie (2012-2013)
Chris Halmo (2012)
John Kurelek (2011)
Kiefer Lindsay (2011)
Jeff McClure (2011)
Vincent Le Goff (2011)
Madhavan Gopal (2011)
Holly Neatby (2010)
Yusuke Koda (2010)
Boyd Panton (2009)
Derek Buursma (2009)
Michael Boutilier (2008)
Mathieu Poirier (2008)
David Marak (2008)
Randy Haydon (2008)
Gabriel Krausz (2008)
Ryan Gerakopulos (2007-2008)
Michael Bishop (2006-2007)
Vladimir Popic (2006)

Group Picture Gallery

Holiday Party, 2016  
FMRL Skiing 2015  
Canoeing trip, 2016 Body rafting, 2016
FMRL Skiing 2015 FMRL Skiing 2015
Sking trip, 2016 TIM, 2016
FMRL Skiing 2015 FMRL Skiing 2015
Sking trip, 2015 Holiday Party, 2015
FMRL Skiing 2015
Holiday Party, 2014
Manpreet's MASc seminar day, 2014 Julien's last day at UW, 2014
Group BBQ, 2014 Bulent Yaniktepe's last day at UW, 2013
TSFP 8, France, 2013 Sabbatical at TU Delft, 2013
Group paintball tournament, 2012 APS, San Diego, 2012
Holiday dinner, 2011 1000 Islands Fluids Meeting (TIM), 2012
TSFP 7, Ottawa, 2011 AIAA conference, Hawaii, 2011
AIAA conference, Chicago, 2010 Holiday dinner, 2010
ASME conference, Montreal, 2010 Sina makes new friends in Montreal, 2010
Holiday dinner, 2009 Group BBQ, 2010
Ryan & Mike "relaxing" in the wind tunnel, 2009 AIAA conference, San-Antonio, 2009
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Holiday dinner, 2008
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