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Aaron Towne

Aaron Towne

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

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2023 AL
1231 Beal, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2133

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (734) 647-5338

Research Interests

Fluid mechanics, reduced-complexity modeling, data-driven modeling, flow control, aeroacoustics

Research Areas

Fluids, Multi-scale Computation

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

Related News

Explaining a supernova’s ‘string of pearls’
It looks like the same mechanism that breaks up airplane contrails might be at play in forming the clumps of hydrogen gas that ring the remnant of supernova 1987A.

Aaron Towne awarded Young Investigator Program award
His project, “A Probabilistic Transition Model for Hypersonic Boundary Layers,” seeks to give designers of hypersonic military equipment better information about real-world flight conditions.

U-M Faculty Receive Award to Build AI-driven Scientific Computing Resources
Congratulations to Venkat Raman, Alex Gorodetsky and Aaron Towne for receiving the DURIP award.

Aaron Towne receives NSF CAREER Award for work modeling turbulent flows
Aaron Towne, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has won an NSF CAREER Award for his proposal, “Scale-dependent reduced-order models for turbulent flows,” which seeks to address society’s need for cheaper, more accessible turbulent flow modeling.

Aaron Towne Receives Young Investigator Program Award
Assistant Professor Aaron Towne's research in resolvent-based estimation for control of turbulent aerodynamic flows earns him recognition from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. 

ME welcomes four new faculty members
The ME department is pleased to welcome Xun (Ryan) Huan, David Kwabi, Serife Tol, and Aaron Towne, who are joining the faculty as assistant professors.