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Oklahoma State University

Elbing, Brian R.

Associate Professor

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Oklahoma State University
201 General Academic Building
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-5016 USA
Phone: (405) 744-5897
Fax: (405) 744-7873
E-mail: elbing@okstate.edu

Website:  http://flowphysicslab.org

 

Areas of Interest

  • Flow Control
  • Tornado infrasound
  • Multiphase Flow
  • Experimenal Fluid Mechanics

Academic Background

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Western Michigan University

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 2013-present
  • Research Associate, Applied Research Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, 2010-2013
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2009-2010
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2004-2008
  • Research Assistant, NASA Langley Research Center, 2004

Select Publications

CE Petrin, B Jayaraman & BR Elbing (2019) “Characterization of a canonical helicopter hub wake,” Experiments in Fluids, 60(1), 9 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00348-018-2655-4).

BR Elbing, L Daniel, Y Farsiani & CE Petrin (2018) “Design and validation of a recirculating, high-Reynolds number water tunnel,” ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, 140(8), 081102 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4039509).

BR Elbing, M Perlin, DR Dowling & SL Ceccio (2013) “Modification of the mean near-wall velocity profile of a high-Reynolds number turbulent boundary layer with the injection of drag-reducing polymer solutions,” Physics of Fluids, 25(8), 085103 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4817073).

BR Elbing, S Mäkiharju, A Wiggins, M Perlin, DR Dowling & SL Ceccio (2013) “On the scaling of air layer drag reduction,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 717, 484-513 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2012.588).

BR Elbing, MJ Solomon, M Perlin, DR Dowling & SL Ceccio (2011) “Flow-induced degradation of drag-reducing polymer solutions within a high-Reynolds number turbulent boundary layer,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 670, 337-364 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022112010005331).