PROF Joseph Klewicki

PROF Joseph Klewicki

Positions

Overview

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  • Professor Joe Klewicki is Head of the School of Electrical, Mechanical and Electrical (EMI) Engineering at The University of Melbourne. He is a Fellow of both the American Physical Society and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and a Distinguished Alumnus of the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Mechanical Engineering.

    As a researcher, Prof Klewicki specialises in experimental methods in fluid mechanics, turbulent and unsteady flows, vorticity dynamics, boundary layers, and atmosphere surface layer phenomena. He received his BS (1983), MS (1985) and PhD (1989) degrees from MSU, Georgia Tech and MSU respectively.

    Professional experience
    2018 - current: Head of School (EMI), University of Melbourne
    2016 - 2017: Faculty Member, Integrated Applied Mathematics Program, University of New Hampshire
    2015 - current: Member, Australian Research Council College of Experts
    2012 - current: Associate Editor, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow
    2011 - current: Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Melbourne
    2005 - 2017: 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   

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Investigator on

Additional Grant Information

  • (post-2010 only)

    2017: 'Further Characterizations of the Flow Physics Facility for Wind Engineering Testing,' FM Global Inc., $10k, PI.

    2017-2021: 'Predicting Non-Equilibrium Wall-Flow Phenomena at High Reynolds Numbers, ' ONR-BRC, $1.2m, PI.

    2015-2016: 'Workshop on Advancing Wall-Turbulence Model Development and Implementation,' NSF-CBET $9.9k, PI.

    2015-2018: 'GOALI: Fundamental Studies on High Impact Pressure, Supersonic Water Droplets for Material Deformation and Removal,' NSF-CMMI, $300k, co-PI.

    2014-2017: 'Development of an Asymptotically-Reduced, Multiscale Model of Turbulent Boundary Layer Dynamics at Extreme Reynolds Numbers,' NSF-CBET, $425k, co-PI.

    2013-2014: 'Workshop on High Reynolds Number Boundary Layer Turbulence: Integrating Descriptions of Statistical Structure, Scaling and Dynamical Evolution,' NSF-CBET, $9.95k, PI.

    2012-2013: 'Collaborative Research: Towards elucidating the transport mechanisms of fine volcanic ash," NSF-EAGER, $66,289, collaborator.

    2013: 'Facility for the Simultaneous Non-Intrusive Measurement of the Velocity and Temperature Fields in Complex, Turbulent and Microscale Flows,' ARC, $275k

    2011-2013: JC Klewicki, ‘Elucidating the Inertial Force Mechanisms of Turbulence’, Australian Research Council, $270k

    2011: 'Chemical Swatch Test Facility Assessment,' Battelle/DTRA, $19,020.

    2010-2011: ‘Environmental Science Supplement (FPF wind tunnel)’, NSF-EPSCoR-RII, Supplement Amount $207,360   

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, Michigan State University 1989
  • MS, Georgia Institute of Technology 1985
  • BS, Michigan State University 1983

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2011
  • Tewkesbury Fellowship, The University of Melbourne, 2010
  • 19th ASME Freeman Scholar, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2008
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Michigan State University, Mechanical Engineering, 2005
  • Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2004
  • Professor of the Year 2003, University of Utah, Mechanical Engineering, 2003
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Utah, College of Engineering, 2003
  • Professor of the Year 2001, University of Utah, Mechanical Engineering, 2001
  • Professor of the Year 2000, University of Utah, Mechanical Engineering, 2000
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 1989
  • Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Award, Michigan State University, College of Engineering, 1989

Supervision

Available for supervision

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