Principal Investigator

Omer San
Assistant Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Oklahoma State University
326 General Academic Building
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078 USA
Phone: (405) 744-2457
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Dr. San has been an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at OSU since 2015.  He received his bachelors in aeronautical engineering from Istanbul Technical University in 2005, his masters in aerospace engineering from Old Dominion University in 2007, and his Ph.D. in engineering mechanics from Virginia Tech in 2012. He worked as a postdoc at Virginia Tech from 2012-'14, and then from 2014-'15 at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana. He is a recipient of U.S. Department of Energy 2018 Early Career Research Program Award. His field of study is centered upon the development, analysis and application of advanced computational methods in science and engineering with a particular emphasis on fluid dynamics across a variety of spatial and temporal scales. 

Current Members

Romit Maulik
PhD Student, Spring 2016 - present
            • Mathematical LES closure models for turbulent flows
            • Machine learning for fluid dynamics
            • Artificial neural networks
            • Adaptive mesh refinements and wavelets
            • Implicit LES modeling (numerical LES)
            • Shear layer turbulence
            • Geophysical fluid dynamics
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Mansoor Ahmed
MS Student, Fall 2016 - present
            • Model order reduction for nonstationary and nonequilibrium systems
            • CFD modeling of HVAC systems 
            • Inlet duct design guidelines for ASHRAE standards
            • Flow mixing

Sk. Mashfiqur Rahman
MS Student, Fall 2017 - present
            • Coarse grained models for computing separated turbulent flows
            • Fluidic oscillators
            • Euler turbulence
            • Filter design for LES
            • Non-intrusive model order reduction
            • Wall-dominated flows
            • MPI and domain decomposition
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Shady Ahmed
PhD Student, Fall 2018 - present
            • Hybrid analytics
            • Reduced order modeling
            • Data assimilation
            • Uncertainty quantification
            • Dynamical systems, deterministic chaos, intermittent events
            • Geophysical turbulence

Harsha Vaddireddy
PhD Student, Fall 2018 - present
            • Hybrid RANS/LES turbulence modeling
            • Flow control
            • Scientific computing
            • Compressive sensing, L1 minimization, symbolic regression
            • Turbulent flows

 Alumni Members

Nick Nelsen
BS Student, Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

BS Project Title: A reduced order framework for optimal control of nonlinear partial differential equations
Presentation date: May 2, 2018

Wesley Glenn
MS Student (non-thesis), Spring 2016 - Fall 2017

MS Creative Component Project Title: Reduced order modeling of cardiovascular flows: fluid-structure interactions and constitutive modeling
Presentation date: October 26, 2017