Turbulence is often referred to as the last mystery of classical physics. Although turbulence is ubiquitous and prominent in our daily lives – from the mixing of milk in a cup of coffee to the perpetual motion of the atmosphere and the resulting weather variation – our understanding of this complex phenomenon is comparatively very limited (e.g., Davidson et al., 2011).
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"Turbulence, Climate and Supercomputers,"
The STEAM Journal:
2, Article 32.
Available at: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/steam/vol1/iss2/32
Dr. Georgios Matheou is a research scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). His interests are: Multiscale modeling of complex flows, Turbulent transport in atmospheric boundary layers, Verification and validation of computational fluid dynamics solvers, Large-eddy simulation, Numerical methods and Algorithms for parallel computer architectures