Professor Joseph Klewicki

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  • Campus: Parkville

Biography

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


Recent publications

  1. Chini GP, Montemuro B, White CM, Klewicki J. A self-sustaining process model of inertial layer dynamics in high Reynolds number turbulent wall flows. PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY A-MATHEMATICAL PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES. Royal Society of London. 2017, Vol. 375, Issue 2089.
  2. Morrill-Winter C, Philip J, Klewicki J. An invariant representation of mean inertia: theoretical basis for a log law in turbulent boundary layers. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2017, Vol. 813.
  3. Squire D, Hutchins N, Morrill-Winter C, Schultz MP, Klewicki J, Marusic I. Applicability of Taylor's hypothesis in rough and smooth-wall boundary layers. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2017, Vol. 812.
  4. Klewicki J, Chini GP, Gibson JF. Prospectus: towards the development of high-fidelity models of wall turbulence at large Reynolds number. PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY A-MATHEMATICAL PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES. Royal Society of London. 2017, Vol. 375, Issue 2089.
  5. Morrill-Winter C, Squire D, Klewicki J, Hutchins N, Schultz MP, Marusic I. Reynolds number and roughness effects on turbulent stresses in sandpaper roughness boundary layers. Physical Review Fluids. 2017, Vol. 2, Issue 5.
  6. Morrill-Winter C, Philip J, Klewicki J. Statistical evidence of an asymptotic geometric structure to the momentum transporting motions in turbulent boundary layers. PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY A-MATHEMATICAL PHYSICAL AND ENGINEERING SCIENCES. Royal Society of London. 2017, Vol. 375, Issue 2089.
  7. Squire D, Morrill-Winter C, Hutchins N, Schultz MP, Klewicki J, Marusic I. Comparison of turbulent boundary layers over smooth and rough surfaces up to high Reynolds numbers. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2016, Vol. 795.
  8. Squire D, Morrill-Winter C, Hutchins N, Schultz MP, Klewicki J, Marusic I. Comparison of turbulent boundary layers over smooth and rough surfaces up to high Reynolds numbers – ERRATUM. Journal of Fluid Mechanics. Cambridge University Press. 2016, Vol. 797.
  9. Mitchell BR, Nassiri A, Locke MR, Klewicki J, Korkolis YP, Kinsey BL. EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL FRAMEWORK FOR STUDY OF LOW VELOCITY WATER DROPLET IMPACT DYNAMICS. 11th ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC 2016). ASME International. 2016, Vol. 1.
  10. Orlu R, Segalini A, Klewicki J, Alfredsson PH. Generalization of the Diagnostic Plot to Higher-Order Moments in Turbulent Boundary Layers. 5th International Conference on Jets, Wakes and Separated Flows (ICJWSF). 2016, Vol. 185. Editors: Segalini A.
  11. Orlu R, Segalini A, Klewicki J, Alfredsson PH. High-order generalisation of the diagnostic scaling for turbulent boundary layers. JOURNAL OF TURBULENCE. Institute of Physics Publishing. 2016, Vol. 17, Issue 7.
  12. Zhou A, Klewicki J. Properties of the kinetic energy budgets in wall-bounded turbulent flows. PHYSICAL REVIEW FLUIDS. American Physical Society. 2016, Vol. 1, Issue 4.
  13. Wei T, Klewicki J. Scaling properties of the mean wall-normal velocity in zero-pressure-gradient boundary layers. PHYSICAL REVIEW FLUIDS. American Physical Society. 2016, Vol. 1, Issue 8.
  14. Ebner RL, Mehdi F, Klewicki J. Shared dynamical features of smooth- and rough-wall boundary-layer turbulence. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS. Cambridge University Press. 2016, Vol. 792.
  15. Squire D, Morrill-Winter C, Hutchins N, Marusic I, Schultz MP, Klewicki J. Smooth- and rough-wall boundary layer structure from high spatial range particle image velocimetry. PHYSICAL REVIEW FLUIDS. American Physical Society. 2016, Vol. 1, Issue 6.

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