Ph.D. 2005, Stanford University
M.S. 2001, Stanford University
B.S. 1998, Pennsylvania State University

2021 – Present:  Professor, Mech. Eng., Johns Hopkins
2013 – 2021:  Associate Prof, Mech. Eng., Johns Hopkins
2013 – 2013:  Reader, Mech. Eng., Imperial College London
2010 – 2012:  Senior Lecturer, Mech. Eng., Imperial College London
2006 – 2010:  Lecturer, Mech. Eng., Imperial College London

PhD students

Cristale Garnica
M.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL, 2019
B.S., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL, 2016
Research Interests: High-speed flows, adjoint methods, turbulence, data assimilation
Brett Tillman
M.S, Air Force Test Pilot School, Edwards Air Force Base, 2015
M.S, Air Force Inst. Tech., Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, 2014
B.S, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, 2008
Research Interests: High-speed flows, data assimilation, flight testing
Tianrui Xiang
BSc, Peking University, 2019
Research interests: Turbulence, Compliant surfaces, Data assimilation
Yue Hao
B.E, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 2017
Research Interests: large-eddy simulations, data assimilation, immersed boundary methods, turbo-machinery
Collaboration:  Prof. Charles Meneveau
Yifan Du
M.S, Purdue University, West Lafayette, 2018
B.E, Sichuan University, Chengdu, 2016
Research Interests: Large eddy simulations, wall turbulence, data assimilation
Ghanesh Narasimhan
M.Sc (Engg), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2017
B.Tech, National Institute of Technology, Trichy, 2013
Research interests: Transition to turbulence, turbulent flows, magnetohydrodynamics, rotating flows
Collaboration:  Prof. Charles Meneveau
Mitchell Fowler (co-advised)
BSc, Kansas State University, 2017
Research Interests: turbulent flows, transition to turbulence, boundary layer modeling.
Collaboration: Prof. Charles Meneveau

Post-Doctoral Researchers and Fellows

Dr Pierluigi Morra
PhD, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, 2021
Research Interests: Scientific Machine Learning, Flow Control, Transitional boundary-layer flows, wall-bounded turbulence

Dr Gopal Yalla
PhD, Computational Science, Engineering, and Mathematics, The Oden Institute for Computational Engineering & Sciences,  University of Texas at Austin, 2022
Research Interests: Large Eddy Simulation and Turbulence Modeling, Numerical analysis and modeling of PDEs, inverse problems and optimization, high performance computing 

Mengze_Wang Dr Mengze Wang
PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 2021
Research Interests: Direct numerical simulations, Data assimilation, turbulence 

S_Toedtli Dr Simon Toedtli
PhD, Caltech, 2021
Research interests: scalar dispersion, stratified flows, flow control, direct numerical simulation, adjoint-variational techniques, low-order modeling
Dr David A. Buchta
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana—Champaign, 2016
Research interests: Simulation prediction, optimization, compressible turbulence, high-speed plasma-coupled combustion, multiphase aeroacoustics.

Former PhD and visiting students

  • Jiho You
  • Qi Wang
  • Nicholas Vaughan
  • Sandeep Saha
  • Laura Nicolaou
  • Luca Burini
  • Thomas Jelly
  • Akshat Agarwal
  • Philipp Hack
  • David Trevelyan
  • Jacob Page
  • Edward Smith
  • Sang Jin Lee
  • Jin Lee (KAIST – Korea)
  • Lars-Uve Schrader (KTH – Sweden)
  • Aiko Yakeno (University of Tokyo)

Former Post-Doctoral Researchers and Fellows

  • Dr Amir Esteghamatian
  • Dr Patricio Clark Di Leoni
  • Dr Qi Wang
  • Dr Zhao Wu
  • Dr Reza Jahanbakhshi
  • Dr Junho Park
  • Dr Vincent Mons
  • Dr Rikhi Bose
  • Dr Seo Yoon Jung
  • Dr Olaf Marxen
  • Dr Edward Smith (Doctoral Prize Fellow)
  • Dr Philipp Hack (Doctoral Prize Fellow) 
  • Dr Luca Biancofiore (Marie Curie Fellow)
  • Dr Kevin Nolan (Marie Curie Fellow)
  • Dr Lawrence Cheung (Marie Curie Fellow; Marshall Sherfield Fellow)