Alexander Smits

Eugene Higgins Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Emeritus

Senior Scholar

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Office: D218 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5117

Research Interests: 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.