Alexander Smits

Eugene Higgins Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Office: D218 E-Quad
Princeton, NJ 08544

Email: asmits@Princeton.EDU

Phone: 609-258-5117

Interdisciplinary Research Area: Applied Physics, Bioengineering

Research Specializations: Experimental research in fluid mechanics. The behavior of low and high Reynolds number turbulent wall-bounded flows at subsonic, supersonic and hypersonic speeds; the fluid mechanics of swimming and bio-inspired propulsion; blood hemolysis, sports ball aerodynamics; wind turbine aerodynamics and energy harvesting, and the development of new and improved measurement techniques.