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Research Interests / activity:

Atmospheric stability modeling. Theory and representation of buoyancy effects in Rapid-Distortion Theory (RDT), Large-eddy simulation (LES), Reynolds-Average Navier-Stokes (RANS), and mesoscale models; profile theory beyond the surface-layer; second-moment statisticalrelations for ABL fields.

Atmospheric turbulence/subgrid modelling. Representation of atmospheric turbulence and its multi-scale interaction with terrain, via LES, RANS, RDT, and quasi-linearized flow models.

Scale-dependent terrain characterization.  Terrain-induced drag; spectral and statistical representations; effective roughness; scale/resolution-dependent roughness.

Mesoscale-microscale interaction. Adapting mesoscale output to drive linear and nonlinear (LES/RANS) microscale models; mesoscale and microscale sub-grid parameterization of turbulent fluxes.

Probabilistic meteorological characterization.  Statistical representation of observed and sampled fields and reduced normalized representations, for generalizable application in e.g. wind energy.

Air-sea interaction and marine boundary layer.  Effect of ocean waves on turbulent atmospheric fluxes; modeling it in microscale (e.g. large-eddy simulation [LES]) and mesoscale codes.  Phase change and sea spray.

Long-range noise propagation from wind turbines. Stability and terrain effects on propagation of turbine noise. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


  • User defined:
  • boundary-layer meteorology
  • CFD
  • large-eddy simulation
  • LES
  • probabilistic characterization
  • wind gusts
  • RANS
  • atmospheric thermodynamics
  • Synthetic turbulence
  • Air-sea interaction
  • WAsP Engineering
  • Wind profiles
  • Sea spray
  • Graduate education (MS and PhD)
  • Terrain characterization
  • Wind
  • Turbulence models
  • flow-modelling
  • mesoscale-microscale interaction
  • Spectral analysis
  • Micrometeorology
  • WAsP
  • complex terrain
  • Turbulence spectra
  • Atmospheric Turbulence
  • computational fluid dynamics
  • Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis
  • Atmospheric stability
  • Roughness


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