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Directory of  Institutes and Centers

  Aerospace Research and Education Center (AeREC)
AeREC is a statewide multi-university consortium formed by the Saint Louis University, University of Missouri-Columbia, University of Missouri-Rolla,and Washington University in St. Louis for research and education in aerospace related technologies to address the research and development needs of the government and industry.

  Baker Environmental Hydraulics Laboratory
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, U.S.A.

J.M.Burgerscentrum Leeghwaterstraat 21 (2nd Floor) 2628 CB Delft bc@wbmt.tudelft.nl

  Canada's NRC Institute for Aerospace Research
The National Research Council of Canada's (NRC) Institute for Aerospace Research (IAR) is Canada's national aerospace laboratory. Located in Ottawa and soon, Montreal, Canada, IAR conducts research and development in the full range of issues related to the design, manufacture, performance, use, and safety of air and space craft.

  Center for Imaging Science (CIS)
CIS was established in July 1998 as a research center at The Johns Hopkins University, Whiting School of Engineering. It performs research on the mathematical and algorithmic foundations of Imaging Science, including image formation, image analysis, image representation and synthesis, image compression and image understanding. CIS research builds on the mathematical foundations which have emerged over the past several decades from the mathematics and statistics, computational vision, signal and systems pro-cessing, and information theory communities.

  Center for Turbulence Research
The Center for Turbulence Research (CTR) is a research consortium for fundamental study of turbulent flows. It is jointly operated by Stanford University and NASA Ames Research Center. The principal objective of the CTR is to stimulate significant advances in the physical understanding of turbulence.

  Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute
The Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI) was founded on December 1, 1918 under the initiative and leadership of N. E. Zhukovsky, the father of Russian Aviation. Today¿s TsAGI is the largest scientific research center in the world. Under the Russian Federation Government Decree No.247 of March 29, 1994 TsAGI was designated a State Research Center. It was the first scientific institution to combine basic studies, applied research, structural design, pilot production and testing. During its distinguished history TsAGI has developed new aerodynamic configurations, aircraft stability/controllability criteria, and strength requirements. TsAGI was a pioneer in the theory of flutter along with many other theories, applications and experimental studies.

  DLR Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology
DLR DLR - Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft- und Raumfahrt Institut fur Stromungsmechanik Bunsenstra?e 10 D-37073 Gottingen Germany Phone: +49 551 709-2177/8 Fax: +49 551 709-2889 email: G.E.A.Meier@dlr.de

  Fellowships at University of Genova (Italy)
EU-funded graduate fellowships available at the University of Genova (Italy) for long and short stays. Very competitive salary and benefits. Resaerch to be conducted on fundamental, environmental and bio-fluid mechanics.

  Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
Fluid mechanics group, a part of the Department of Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras, was established in 1960’s with initial grants and equipments from Germany. The laboratory has facilities for experimental and computational research in fluid mechanics; the focus of the laboratory is turbulence and external flows. The laboratory has many low speed wind tunnels and specialized research tunnels that can also be used for calibration and testing projects. The group is now in the process of expanding its research areas. The laboratory usually has 10 graduate students pursuing Masters and Doctoral research. We also offer a course based masters (M.Tech.) degree program. In addition to research, the faculty of the laboratory are also involved in teaching of undergraduate core courses to all the branches of IIT. The faculty also offer advanced graduate level courses in fluid mechanics and conduct short term programmes on various areas of fluid mechanics.

  Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute (GFDI)
The Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute at Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL, USA) brings together scientists interested in pursuing research in the field of geophysical fluid dynamics. That research focuses on isolating the key mechanisms behind the movement of the atmosphere, oceans, groundwater, and molten material, and explaining these phenomena by means of analytical, numerical, and experimental models.

  High Performance Computational Fluid Thermal Science and Engineering Group
Major topics of research are computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer, turbulent flows and their modeling, direct, large-eddy, RANS simulations of turbulence, multiphysics microflows, numerical methods, algorithms and discretizations, and high-performance computing and communications.

  Institute of Aerospace Studies, Univ. of Toronto
UTIAS is a graduate studies and research institute, forming part of the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto

  Institute of Fluid Science (Tohoku University )
The Insutitute of Fluid Science performs research activities that solve various issues from the viewpoint of the flow phenomena and meet the demands of society. Examples of these activities are: control of substances causing global warming, development of low-intrusive medical treatments with shock waves,creation of advanced technology for better utilization of natural energy sources, development of manufacturing processes of new materials, development of high-functionality material/fluid systems, and advancement of high-efficiency supersonic flight and space propulsion technology.

  Institute of Hydraulic Machines and Fluid Mechanics (IMHEF)
The Institute of Hydraulic Machines and Fluid Mechanics (IMHEF) is a research and teaching institute within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland. The IMHEF is divided into three laboratories: Fluid Mechanics Laboratory (LMF), Hydraulic Machines Laboratory (LMH), and Numerical Mechanics Laboratory (LMN).

  Institute of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
The University of Wales Institute of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics is an interdisciplinary organisation made up from research groups from the constituent colleges of the University of Wales at Aberystwyth, Bangor and Swansea. The research of the Institute comprises experimental work within the Applied Rheology Services Laboratory at Aberystwyth, mathematical modelling of complex fluids and computer simulation.

  Institute of Space and Astronuatical Sciences
The Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS) is the main institute dedicated to space and astronautical science in Japan. The present ISAS was founded in 1981 by reorganizing the former Institute of Space and Aeronautical Science of the University of Tokyo, which had been the core of Japanese space science since 1964.

  Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research (IIHR)
The Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research (IIHR), is one of the nation's premier and oldest fluids research and engineering laboratories. Situated on the Iowa River in Iowa City, Iowa, IIHR seeks to educate students and to conduct research in the broad fields of hydraulics and fluid mechanics.

  Isaac Newton Institute
The Isaac Newton Institute is an international research institute for the mathematical sciences.

  Lab. of Fluid Dynamics & Technical Flows
Main research activities: reacting flows, multiphase flows, mixing, turbulence, turbomachines, optimization

  Linné Flow Centre
The Linné FLOW Centre at KTH started in January 2007 and is one of 20 original centers of excellence set up by the Swedish Research Council (VR), as the result of a highly competitive process with international evaluation. The Linné FLOW Centre comprises the Fluid Mechanics research groups of the Dept. of Mechanics, the Marcus Wallenberg Laboratory for Sound and Vibration and the Numerical Analysis group (NA). Researchers in the Linné FLOW Centre also have strong connections to other centres at KTH and to other prominent fluid mechanics groups worldwide. At the current stage FLOW has 5 different priority research areas which are: • Stability and transition. • Flow control and optimization. • High Re-number turbulence, including geophysical flows. • Micro- and complex fluids. • Low Ma-number aeroacoustics. The Linné FLOW Centre also runs a graduate school aiming to widen the competence and perspectives of the participating PhD students.


  Rheology and Materials Processing Center at RMIT
The Rheology and Materials Processing Centre at RMIT is a leading centre for materials and processing research in Australia, specialising in polymer processing and rheology, and multi-phase mixtures

  Rheology Research Center, Univ. of Wisconsin
The missions of the RRC are to generate useful knowledge in the field of rheology through research and to disseminate this knowledge through publications, seminars and graduate education

  Royal Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanics
SE-100 44 Stockholm, Sweden

  The Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSC)
IMSc is a national institute of higher learning, devoted to fundamental research in the frontier areas of the mathematical sciences. The three major groups of research areas are Mathematics, Physics and Theoretical Computer Science. The institute is funded by the Indian Department of Atomic Energy and the Government of Tamil Nadu (India).

  The Max Planck Institute
Max Planck Institutes carry on basic research in service to the general public in the areas of natural science, social science and the arts and humanities.

  University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
UCAR is a nonprofit corporation formed in 1959 by research institutions with doctoral programs in the atmospheric and related sciences. UCAR was formed to enhance the computing and observational capabilities of the universities, and to focus on scientific problems that are beyond the scale of a single university.

  UT SimCenter at Chattanooga
The UTC SimCenter is a computational engineering research and education center that specializes in high-fidelity computational modeling and simulation, using high-performance scientific supercomputing to solve physical problems that arise in engineering analysis and design applications from any engineering discipline. The SimCenter has established, within academia, a culture of multidisciplinary team research and education centered about real-world problem solving. Its Research Program is focused by multiple practical applications in engineering and science that require supercomputer simulations to achieve significant advances in future engineered products and systems.M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computational Engineering are offered through the UTC Graduate School of Computational Engineering. Computational Engineering has its own faculty and is an innovative program that emphasizes multidisciplinary team research within the SimCenter.

  Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics
The von Karman Institute is a non-profit international educational and scientific organisation, hosting three departments (aeronautics and aerospace, environmental and applied fluid dynamics, and turbomachinery). It provides post-graduate education in fluid dynamics (the diploma course, doctoral program, lecture series) and encourages "training in research through research".


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