Rayhaneh Akhavan

Rayhaneh Akhavan
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Address

2240 GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)
2350 Hayward
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125
Phone
(734) 763-1048

Degrees

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982
B.S., Engineering and Applied Science, California Institute of Technology, 1980

Research Interests

Computational fluid dynamics with emphasis on turbulence physics, modeling, and control; bio-mimetic fluid dynamics; multi-scale modeling and simulation including direct, large-eddy, lattice Boltzmann, and stochastic simulations; spectral and spectral multi-domain methods; parallel computing.

Honors and Awards

Robert T. Knapp Award for best paper on analytical or laboratory research entitled "Dynamics of a Turbulent Jet Interacting with a Free Surface", by N. Mangiavacchi, R. Gundlapalli, and R. Akhavan, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1995

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

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