Oliver T. Schmidt     

Principal Investigator

Office: EBU II Room 573 | Tel: (858) 246-5818

Schmidt is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California San Diego. Before joining UCSD, he was a Postdoctoral Scholar in Mechanical and Civil Engineering at the California Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Stuttgart in 2014.

 


Akhil Nekkanti     

PhD Student

Office: EBU II Room 132A

Akhil is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of California, San Diego. His research focuses on understanding the noise generating mechanisms in turbulent jets. Before joining UCSD, he worked as a research assistant at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Akhil obtained his Bachelor’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar in 2016.


Tianyi Chu     

PhD Student

 
Office: EBU II Room 132A


Edward Lowell   

PhD Student

Office: EBU II Room 132A

Edward is a Ph.D student at the University of California, San Diego, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering. His research interests include computational fluid dynamics and hypersonic flows.


Brandon Yeung 

PhD Student

Office: EBU II Room 132A

Brandon is a PhD student at the University of California San Diego. His current area of research is the numerical simulation of plasma-actuated jet flow. Prior to joining UCSD, he received his BS in Engineering from Swarthmore College in 2018, and MS in Aeronautics & Astronautics from Stanford University in 2020.


Cong Lin

PhD Student

Office: EBU II Room 132A

Cong is a PhD student at UC San Diego. His research focuses on constructing data-driven physics-based models for turbulence, particularly, projection-based reduced-order models with a focus on methods that resolve triadic interactions in the frequency domain. Prior to UCSD, he worked positions as staff scientist at Caltech and research engineer at the University of Illinois Research Park. He received a MS in Aerospace engineering at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a BS in Mechanical & Process engineering at Technical University of Darmstadt.


Future Triton

PhD Student

Office: EBU II Room 132A

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Previous group members

Isha Shukla    

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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