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Beverley J. McKeon

Theodore von Karman Professor of Aeronautics; Associate Director, Graduate Aerospace Laboratories

Degrees and Appointments

B.A., University of Cambridge, 1995; M.Eng.,1996; M.A. (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering); M.A. (Engineering), Princeton University, 1999; Ph.D., 2003. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2006-11; Professor, 2011-17; von Karman Professor, 2017-; Associate Director, 2012-.

Email: mckeonSymbolatcaltech.edu

Tel: 626-395-4460

285 Firestone Laboratory MC 105-50 Pasadena, CA 91125

Assistant(s)

Jamie Sei, MC 105-50, 626-395-4526


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Research Overview

Professor McKeon's research interests include interdisciplinary approaches to the manipulation and control of boundary layer flows using morphing surfaces, and fundamental investigations of wall turbulence at high Reynolds number.

Space-Related Research

Efficiency and performance challenges in aerospace vehicle design.

List of Research Areas

Fluid mechanics, turbulent boundary layers, flow control, morphing surfaces, measurement techniques


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