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.
12/22/2012: Season's greeting card for 2013 New Year!
12/12/2012: Our research on bio-inspired aerodynamic designs for Micro-Air-Vehicle (MAV) applications is on the headline news of Iowa State University!
10/12/2012: Fellowships are available to provide "International Research Experience for Graduate and Undergraduate Students" on Bio-Inspired Aerodynamics and Bio-Inspired Engineering at Shanghai, China in 2013 summer.
08/09/2012: Daniel Dvorak defended his MS thesis successfully. Congratulations, Dan!
07/19/2012: our research work related to wind turbine interferences over hilly terrain is featured in an article of Renewable_energy_world.com.
07/17/2012: Meilin Yu defended his PhD thesis successfully. Congratulations, Dr. Yu!
04/25/2012: Dr. Hui Hu received the prestigious 2012 ISU Award for Mid-Career Achievement in Research.
04/11/2012: Ahmet Ozbay defended his MS thesis successfully. Congratulations, Ahmet!
01/04/2012: our recent research work related to wind turbine aerodynamics is highlighted in an article of Scientific American.
12/16/2011: Season's greeting card for 2012 New Year!
12/14/2011: Our research work to investigate the effects of complex terrains on wind energy production is featured on Science Daily!
12/12/2011: Our research on wind turbine aeromechanics is highlighted on the headline news of Iowa State University!
11/12/2011: Fellowships are available to provide International Research Experience for Graduate and Undergraduate Students on Bio-Inspired Aerodynamics and Bio-Inspired Engineering at Shanghai, China in 2012 summer.
08/12/2011: Our research on "Molecular Tagging Techniques for Stratified Flow: Application to Boundary Mixing" is supported by National Science Foundation.
08/10/2011: National Science Foundation funds us to conduct researches on "Characterization of Surface Wind Energy Resources and Wake Interferences among Wind Turbines over Complex Terrains for Optimal Site Design and Turbine Durability" for three years.
07/14/2011: Hirofumi Igarashi receives an offer to be a quality engineer of ARK Technologies, Inc. in Chicago. Congratulations, Hiro!
07/11/2011: Travis Grager defended his MS thesis successfully. Travis has also received an offer to be a research engineer of PHYSICAL SCIENCES, INC. in Boston. Congratulations, Travis!
06/23/2011: Zifeng receives an offer to be an Assistant Professor at Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering of Wright State University. Congratulations, Prof. Yang!
06/20/2011: Our research on wind turbine aeromechanics is supported by the Iowa Alliance for Wind Innovation and Novel Development (IAWIND).
04/06/2011: Our research on "Icing physics studies pertinent to wind turbine icing and de-/anti icing" is supported by National Science Foundation.
04/04/2011: National Science Foundation funds us to establish "US-China Collaboration on Bio-Inspired Aerodynamic Designs for the Development of Next Generation Micro-Air-Vehicles".
12/14/2010: Hirofumi Igarashi defended his MS thesis successfully! Congratulations, Hiro!
12/08/2010:Travis Grager receives 2010 Fall Teaching Excellence Award! Congratulations, Travis!
12/01/2010: Prof. Xueying Deng, Dr. Baofeng Ma and Dr. Wei Tian of Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA) visit our laboratory and gave an invited seminar on "The Wing Rock Motion Induced by Forebody Asymmetric Vortices and its Active Control".
08/21/2010: Daniel Dvorak joins our research group. Welcome, Dan!
08/19/2010: Meilin and Bin are selected to receive the Alexander Lippisch Memorial Scholarship Awards! Congratulations, Bin and Meilin!
06/27/2010: Zifeng and Anand attend 28th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference at Chicago to give presentations about their research projects.
01/04/2010: Meilin and Hiro give presentations about their research projects on 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including The New Horizons forum and Aerospace Exposition at Orlando, Florida.
12/21/2009: Zifeng Yang receives the Fall 2009 Research Excellence Award! Congratulations, Zifeng!
11/11/2009: Anand Gopa Kumar defended his MS thesis successfully! Congratulations, Anand!
11/10/2009: Zifeng Yang defended his Ph.D. thesis successfully! Congratulations, Dr. Yang!
10/02/2009: Our recent research paper, “Quantification of unsteady heat transfer and phase changing process inside small icing water droplets”, is highlighted by Review of Scientific Instruments .
08/28/2009: Our research on wind turbine icing is also highlighted by livescience.com on Wind Power at http://www.livescience.com/environment/090828-wind-energy.html.
04/29/2009: Our paper, "An Experimental Investigation on a Bio-Inspired Corrugated Airfoil” (AIAA Paper 2009-1087), has been selected to receive 2009 AIAA Best Paper in Applied Aerodynamics Award.
03/25/2009: Dr. Hui Hu is invited to give a talk at Mechanical Engineering Dept. of Old Dominion University.
02/26/2009: Prof. Koji Okamoto of the University of Tokyo visited our laboratory.
02/15/2009: Welcome Mr. Meilin Yu to join our research group as a Ph.D. student!
01/21/2009: Welcome Ms. Bin Wang to join our research group as a Ph.D. student!
01/10/2009: Dr. Hu, Zifeng and Zheyan attended 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit at Orlando, Florida.
11/17/2008: Our research, development of a lifetime-based molecular tagging thermometry technique for aircraft icing studies, was highlighted in 2008 Annual Review of Aerospace Sciences in the field of Aerodynamic Measurement Technology published in December 2008 issue of Aerospace America.
10/28/2008: Zheyan Jin defended his Ph.D. thesis successfully! Congratulations, Zheyan!
06/12/2008: J. T. Murphy defended his M.S. thesis successfully. Congratulations! J. T. will be working as an aerospace engineer at Boeing after his graduation.
06/19/2008: With NSF support, Hiro and Lucas will be visiting graduate students to Visualization Laboratory of the University of Tokyo to conduct international collaborative research for three months.
12/01/2007: Our research work about "Thermal-Fluid Diagnostics Using Quantum Dots (QDs)" was highlighted in 2007 Annual Review of Aerospace Sciences in the field of Aerodynamic Measurement Technology published in December 2007 issue of Aerospace America.
03/04/2007: Hu paper earns prestigious award . Our paper "Molecular tagging velocimetry and thermometry and its application to the wake of a heated circular cylinder" has won 2006 Outstanding Paper Award of "Measurement Science and Technology".
02/22/2006: Hui Hu awarded Career Award from NSF.