Research Flash of the Month:
Shedding of unsteady vortex structures from a wind turbine in ABL wind
(Copyright© by Wei Tian, Ahmed Ozbay and Hui Hu @ Iowa State University)
11/16/2013:Fellowships are available to provide "International Research Experience for Graduate and Undergraduate Students" on Bio-Inspired Aerodynamics and Bio-Inspired Engineering at Shanghai JiaoTong University in Shanghai, China in 2014 summer.
08/01/2013: Our research on film cooling of gas turbine blades is highlighted on the headline news of Iowa State University!
04/18/2013: Dr. Yan Zhang was recommended to receive 2013 Research Excellence Award, Congratulations!
04/16/2013: Yan Zhang defended his PhD thesis successfully. Congratulations, Dr. Zhang!
03/27/2013: The poster of our research paper, entitled "An Experimental Investigation on the Wake Interferences Among Multiple Wind Turbines over Complex Terrains” , has been selected to receive the Best Poster Award of 2013 Iowa Wind Energy Association (IWEA) Conference held in Des Moines, March 25~27, 2013!
03/22/2013: Our research paper, entitled "Development of Digital Image Projection Techniques to Quantify Surface Film/Rivulet Flows” (AIAA Paper 2012-3014)” , has been selected to receive 2013 AIAA Best Paper in Ground Testing Technology Award!
01/15/2013: Call for Paper of "2nd International Retreat on Vortex Dynamics and Vorticity Aerodynamics" to be held on 15-17 August, 2013, at Shanghai, China.
01/10/2013: An interview to Dr. Zifeng Yang, a former PhD student and post-doc of our laboratory and now Assistant Professor at Wright State University, about his study experience at Iowa State University http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMzU2Njc4MTQ0.html.
RA and/or TA positions for Ph.D. study are available. Students with experimental fluid mechanics or aerodynamics background, especially with hands-on experiences of using optical diagnostic techniques such as LDV, PIV and LIF, are encouraged to apply.