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The paper describing our measurements and simulations of chiral dipoles that show a preferential rotation direction in isotropic turbulence just appeared in PRL: https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.154501
Alfredo Soldati and I wrote a review paper on Anisotropic Particles in Turbulence for Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics which is available at Annual Review: http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-fluid-010816-060135
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Guy Geyer Marcus who was an undergraduate researcher in the Voth group at Wesleyan from 2011 through 2013 was just named as one of the 2016 Forbes 30 under 30 in Science. He is currently a PhD candidate at Johns Hopkins … Continue reading
A Focus on Fluids article in Journal of Fluid Mechanics by Greg Voth highlights recent work on Disks in Turbulent Channel Flow by N. Challabotla, L. Zhao, and Helge Andersson at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Our recent paper on measuring rotations of 3D printed particles in turbulence has been chosen as a ‘Highlight of 2014‘ by the New Journal of Physics. This work was the undergraduate honors research project of Guy Geyer Marcus. Guy G. … Continue reading
The paper describing our recent simultaneous measurements of rod motion and the velocity gradient tensor in turbulence is now published in the Journal of Fluid Mechanics.
Eberhard Bodenschatz received the 2014 Stanley Corrsin Award. The citation reads “For seminal contributions to experimental techniques that enabled quantitative Lagrangian measurements which opened a new subfield of turbulence research.” It has been fascinating to see the advancement in Lagrangian … Continue reading
Congratulations to Guy Geyer Marcus for winning the 2013 Apker Award from the American Physical Society for his undergraduate research. His thesis is titled “Rotational Dynamics of Anisotropic Particles in Turbulence”. He recently started a doctoral program in physics … Continue reading