Richard Bruce Chapman Memorial Award

The Richard B. Chapman Memorial Award is given to an EAS graduate student in hydrodynamics who has distinguished himself or herself in research.


2017


Chris Roh Chris Roh
Thesis: Hydrodynamics of Insects. Part 1. Jetting of the Dragonfly Larvae. Part 2. Honeybee at the Air-water Interface: Surfing with the Capillary Wave
Advisor: Morteza Gharib




2016


Jomela Meng Jomela Meng
Thesis: Numerical Simulations of Droplet Aerobreakup
Advisor: Tim Colonius





Simon Lapointe Simon Lapointe
Thesis: Simulation of Premixed Hydrocarbon Flames at High Turbulence Intensities
Advisor: Guillaume Blanquart






2015


Vedran Coralic Vedran Coralic
Thesis: Simulation of Shock-Induced Bubble Collapse with Application to Vascular Injury in Shockwave Lithotripsy
Advisor: Tim Colonius






2013


Ian Jacobi Ian Jacobi
Thesis: Structure of the Turbulent Boundary Layer under Static and Dynamic Impulsive Roughness Perturbation
Advisor: Beverley McKeon






2012


Philipp Boettcher Philipp Boettcher
Thesis: Thermal Ignition
Advisor: Joseph Shepherd






2011


Yue Yang Yue Yang
Thesis: Lagrangian and Vortex-Surface Fields in Turbulence
Advisor: Dale Pullin






2010


Kristjan Gudmundsson Kristjan Gudmundsson
Thesis: Instability Wave Models of Turbulent Jets from Round and Serrated Nozzles
Advisor: Tim Colonius






2009


Daniel Chung
Thesis: Numerical Simulation and Subgrid-scale Modeling of Mixing and Wall-bounded Turbulent Flows
Advisor: Dale Pullin




2008


Kunihiko Taira
Thesis: The Immersed Boundary Projection Method and its Application to Simulation and Control of Flows Around Low-aspect-ratio Wings
Advisor: Tim Colonius