Paul Durbin | U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

Investigator:

Paul Durbin

Sponsor:

Department of Defense
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

Award Title: 

Advancing Predictive Strategies for Wall-Bounded Turbulence by Fundamental Studies and Data-driven Modeling

Award Amount:

$1 Million

Award Period Date:

February 1, 2016 – January 31, 2021

 

Status:

Ongoing

Summary:

Iowa State University aerospace engineering professor Paul Durbin will lead a $1,000,000 grant from the Department of Defense – U.S. Naval Research Laboratory to study wall-bounded turbulence.

As Navy ships cruise through the water at 40 knots, even small objects along the hull such as barnacles, sand, and rivets can create turbulence that will affect the transport properties.

Dr. Paul Durbin, professor of aerospace engineering at Iowa State University, received a $1 million grant from the Department of Defense – US Naval Research Laboratory to study wall-bounded turbulence by fundamental studies and data-driven modeling.

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Positions Available

Three Ph.D. positions, Engineering Mechanics program in mechanics and materials, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor Valery Levitas group

Three positions available to perform work on federally funded projects on modeling stress-induced phase transformations, plasticity, and their interactions at nano-, micro-, and macroscales. For more information and how to apply, click here.

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