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ME's Scalo receives Young Investigator grant

Congratulations to Dr. Carlo Scalo, whose Compressible Flow and Acoustics Lab was awarded $360,000 from the Army Research Office Young Investigator Program.
Coherent-vorticity Preserving (CvP) Large-Eddy Simulation (LES) of Knotted Vortices

The grant is to carry out fundamental studies of topologically complex vortical flows by relying on a novel turbulence modeling technique called Coherent-vorticity Preserving Large-Eddy Simulation (CvP-LES).

Dr. Jean-Baptiste Chapelier, postdoctoral scholar, is the lead author on the paper describing the CvP-LES technique. Ms. Zongxin Yu, doctoral student, will be using this technique to investigate complex vortex dynamics, starting with trefoil knotted vortices.

Visit Carlo’s Compressible Flow and Acoustics Lab.

Simulation versus experiment with knotted vortices.
Carlo Scalo, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Jean-Baptiste-Chapelier, Postdoctoral Scholar
Zongxin-Yu, PhD Student

Source:ME News