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PROF JOSEPH KLEWICKI

Positions

Overview

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  • Professor Joseph Klewicki holds joint appointments from January 2011 in the Departments of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Melbourne and the University of New Hampshire, USA. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and a Distinguished Alumnus of the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Mechanical Engineering. He received his BS (1983), MS (1985) and PhD (1989) degrees from MSU, Georgia Tech and MSU respectively. 

    Areas of specialization: Experimental methods in fluid mechanics, turbulent and unsteady flows, vorticity dynamics, boundary layers, atmosphere surface layer phenomena

    Professional experience
    2011 - current: Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Melbourne
    2005 - current: Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Hampshire
    2005 - 2010: Dean, College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of New Hampshire
    2001 - 2005: Professor and Chair (Head), Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah 
    1996 - 2001: Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah
    1990 - 1996: Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah
    1989 - 1990: Research Associate, Turbulence Structure Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University


       

Publications

Selected publications

Research

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Additional Grant Information

  • UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE 

    2011-2013: JC Klewicki, ‘Elucidating the Inertial Force Mechanisms of Turbulence’, Australian Research Council, $270K

    UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
    2010-2011: ‘Environmental Science Supplement (FPF wind tunnel)’, NSF-EPSCoR-RII, Supplement Amount $207,360
    2009-2011, ‘Flow Generation and Control Equipment for a High Reynolds Number Turbulent Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel’, ONR, $462,340
    2008-2011: ‘MRI: Acquisition of an Integrated High Frame-Rate Particle Image Velocimetry (HFR-PIV) System’, NSF, $234,126
    2008-2011: ‘Toward Scaling the Momentum Redistribution Mechanisms of Rough-Wall Turbulent Boundary Layers’, ONR, $546K
    2007-2010: ‘Cluster for Integrated Computation and Analysis of Reconnection and Turbulence’, DOE-EPSCoR, $1.7M
    2007-2010: ‘Large Scale Wind Tunnel for the Study of High Reynolds Number Phenomena’ NSF-EPSCoR-RII, $1.57M
    2007-2010: ‘A Strategic PhD Recruitment and Retention Initiative’, UNH Research Office, $220K
    2006-2008: ‘Development and Evaluation of the CEPS Honors-in-Major Program’, Undesignated Gifts Fund Competition, $11.4K
    2006-2008: ‘Advice and Consultation on the Environmental Fate of Chemical Warfare Agents’, SAIC/DTRA, $8,646
    2006-2008: ‘Advanced Ducted Wind Turbine Technology for Small Scale Wind Energy Generation’, NHIRC/Turbocam, $196,363
    2005-2009: ‘Scaling and Dynamics of Boundary Layer Turbulence’, NSF, $270,850
    2005-2008: ‘REU Associated with Scaling and Dynamics of Boundary Layer Turbulence’, NSF, $12K 

    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
    2005-2007: ‘Dual, Two Component, LDA for Turbulent Boundary Layer Studies’, ONR-DURIP, $276K
    2003-2005: ‘Joint Urban-2003 Field Experiment’, U.S. Department of Energy, $   

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, Michigan State University 1989
  • MS, Georgia Institute of Technology 1985
  • BS, Michigan State University 1983

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2011
  • Tewkesbury Fellowship, The University of Melbourne, 2010
  • 19th ASME Freeman Scholar, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2008
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Michigan State University, Mechanical Engineering, 2005
  • Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2004
  • Professor of the Year 2003, University of Utah, Mechanical Engineering, 2003
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Utah, College of Engineering, 2003
  • Professor of the Year 2001, University of Utah, Mechanical Engineering, 2001
  • Professor of the Year 2000, University of Utah, Mechanical Engineering, 2000
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 1989
  • Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Award, Michigan State University, College of Engineering, 1989

Supervision

Available for supervision

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