Department of Mechanical Engineering

M Koochesfahani

Biography: 

Turbulent shear flows and turbulent mixing, unsteady fluid mechanics and aerodynamics, stability of shear flows, IC engine flow and control, micro and nano flows, optical diagnostics techniques, molecular tagging diagnostics, Quantum Dot (QD) imaging of fluid flow.

Building Name: 
Engineering Building
City: 
East Lansing
Address: 
428 S. Shaw Lane
E-mail Address: 
Department: 
Deans Office
Employment Type: 
Faculty
First Name: 
Manoochehr
Last Name: 
Koochesfahani
NetID: 
koochesf
Phone: 
(517) 432-2464
Professional Title: 
Professor, Associate Dean for Grad Studies & Faculty Dev
Room: 
3410
State: 
MI
Zip: 
48824
Publications: 
Bohl, D.G. and Koochesfahani, M.M., "MTV Measurements of the Vortical Field in the Wake of an Airfoil Pitching at High Reduced Frequency," J. Fluid Mech., Volume 620 (2009), pages 63-88.
Pouya, S., Koochesfahani, M., Greytak, A., Bawendi, M., and Nocera, D. [2008] "Experimental Evidence of Diffusion-Induced Bias in Near-Wall Velocimetry Using Quantum Dot Measurements," Exp Fluids, 44, 1035-1038.
Koochesfahani, M. M. and Nocera, D. G. [2007], "Molecular tagging velocimetry," Handbook of Experimental Fluid Mechanics, Springer-Verlag.
Koochesfahani, M., Lum, C., Pouya, S., and Hu, H. [2006], "Imaging Flow, Transport, and Mixing in Microflows Using Molecular Tagging Diagnostics," Invited Paper, Proceedings of the 15th U.W. National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, June 25-30, 2006, Boulder, Colorado, F3a-3.
Awards: 
Measurement Science & Technology Outstanding Paper Award 2006, AIAA Associate Fellow, 2002, Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2008