Current and previous group members after lunch at the APS meeting 
Phoenix, AZ (2021)



Charles Meneveau
Louis M. Sardella Professor of Mechanical Engineering

PhD Students:

  • Manuel Ayala
  • Yue Hao (co-advised with Prof. Tamer Zaki)
  • Mitchell Fowler (co-advised with Prof. Tamer Zaki)
  • Ghanesh Narasimhan (co-advised with Prof. D. Gayme)
  • Genevieve Starke (co-advised with Prof. D. Gayme)
  • Samvit Kumar (Co-advised with Prof. G. Eyink)

Postdoctoral Fellows and Senior Research Staff:
  • Mostafa Aghaeijouybari (co-advised with Prof. R. Mittal)


Masters Students:


Faculty Collaborators:
Undergraduate and other students: (current and former):
  • Michael Howland (2014-2016)
  • John Bacon (2014)
  • Vincent Rolin (2011, 2012)
  • Jason Li (RPI, 2011)
  • Imbi Salasoo (2010, 2011, & 2012)
  • José Polo (Univ. Turabo PR undergrad, summer 2008)
  • Francisco Wharton (Univ. Turabo PR undergrad, summer 2008)
  • Taylor Reese (2008)
  • Gustavo Rivera-Rosario (RPI undergrad, Summers of 2007/2008)
  • John Kegelman (2007)
  • Joe Lefkowitz(2007)
  • Lauren Denk (2006)
  • Ryan Mayes (2006)
  • Michael Scheib (2005)
  • Juan Sanchez (2005)
  • Byong-Ho Hwang (2005)
  • Giles Haysom (2005)
  • Anthony Tvaroha (2002, BS 2003)
  • David Breau (1998)
  • Ben Kusmin (1993)
  • Ken El-Sherif (1993)
  • Nathan Green (Baltimore Polytechnic High School, 2011)
  • Duane Dennis (Baltimore Polytechnic High School, 2008/2009)
  • Jesse Broccato (Baltimore Polytechnic High School, 2007/2008)

Former PhD Students:
  • Kristofer Womack (Ph.D. 2021, co-advised with Prof. M. Schultz) Now at Northrup Gruman.
  • Aditya Aiyer (Ph.D. 2020, now postdoc at Princeton University)
  • Carl Shapiro (Ph.D. 2018, co-advised with Prof. D. Gayme), now at Department of Energy.
  • Joel Bretheim (Ph.D. 2018, co-advised with Prof. D. Gayme), now at Naval Research Lab, Washington DC.
  • Luis Martinez (Ph.D. 2017) Now Research Engineer at the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL), Golden CO.
  • Perry Johnson (Ph.D. 2017) Now Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UC Irvine.
  • Xiang Yang (Ph.D. 2016, co-advised with R. Mittal). Now Assistant Professor, Penn State.Jasim Sadique (Ph.D. 2015, co-advised with R. Mittal).
  • Adrien Thormann (Ph.D. 2015), now with Bridgestone/Firestone group, Western Europe.
  • Claire Verhulst (Ph.D., 2015) Now with Center for Educational Outreach, Johns Hopkins University.
  • Jason Graham (Ph.D., 2014) now at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory.
  • Kunlun Bai (Ph.D., 2014) Now Research Scientist, KLA-Tencor, San Fransisco, CA. (co-advised with J. Katz).
  • William Anderson (Ph.D., 2011) now Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Univ. Texas, Dallas.
  • Marcelo Chamecki (Ph.D., 2008) Now, Associate Professor, Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles. (co-advised with Prof. Parlange).
  • Vijayant Kumar (Ph.D., 2007) Now, VP Data Science & Engineering, at  SentientScience. (co-advised with Prof. Parlange).
  • Yi Li (Ph.D., 2007) now lecturer, Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Sheffield, UK).
  • Carlos Rosales (Ph.D., 2007) Now, Professor and Chairman, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Univ. Técnica Federico Santa María, Valparaíso Chile.
  • Chad Higgins (Ph.D., 2007) Now, Associate Professor,  Oregon State University. (co-advised with Prof. Parlange).
  • Stuart Chester (PhD 2006) now at Northrop Grumman Corp.
  • Elie Bou-Zeid (Ph.D., 2005) now tenured Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University. (co-advised with Prof. Parlange).
  • Jun Chen (Ph.D., 2004) now tenured Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University. (co-advised with Prof. Katz).
  • Jan Kleissl (Ph.D., 2004) now tenured Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Univ. California San Diego. (co-advised with Prof. Parlange).
  • Bo Tao, (Ph.D., 2000) now Associate Professor, Department of Electronics and Mechanical, Wendworth Institute of Technology (co-advised with J. Katz).
  • Fernando Porté-Agel (Ph.D., 2000) now full Professor, EPFL Switzerland (co-advised with M. Parlange).
  • Stefano Cerutti (Ph.D., 1999) now with Lockheed Martin, Orlando, FL.
  • Houshuo Jiang (Ph.D., 2000) now researcher at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (co-advised with T. Osborn).
  • Alberto Scotti (Ph.D., 1997) Now, Professor, Dept. of Marine Science, University of North Carolina.
  • John Mansfield (Ph.D., 1997) now with Airflow Sciences Corporation, Michigan (co-advised with O. Knio).
  • Shewen Liu (Ph.D., 1997) now with U.S. Shipping Bureau (co-advised with J. Katz).
  • John O'Neil (Ph.D., 1996) now with Applied Physics Lab.

Former Postdocs:
  • Patricio Clark DiLeoni (Co-advised with Prof. T. Zaki).
  • Zhao Wu (Co-advised with Prof. T. Zaki), now at Lawrence Livermore National Lab.
  • Wen Wu (Co-advised with Prof. R. Mittal), now Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi.
  • Carl Shapiro (Co-advised with Prof. D. Gayme), now AAAS Fellow at Department of Energy.
  • Mohammad Danish now Assistant Professor, Bennett University, India.
  • Dr. Kun Yang, now in research administration, Southern Technical Univ. China.
  • Dr. Richard Stevens, now Assistant Professor at University of Twente, the Netherlands.
  • Dr. Di Yang, now Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, TX (http://www.me.uh.edu/faculty/yang).
  • Dr. Michael Wilczek, now Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Goettingen, Germany (http://www.ds.mpg.de/wilczek).
  • Dr. Adrian Sescu, now Associate Professor,  Aerospace Engineering, Mississippi State University.
  • Dr. Huidan (Whitney) Yu, now Associate Professor, UIUI.
  • Dr. Marco Martins-Afonso now postdoc, Centro de Matemática da Universidade do Porto (CMUP), Portugal.
  • Dr. Raul Baoyan-Cal now tenured Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Portland State University.
  • Guillermo Araya (Spring 2008) now Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico.
  • Dr. Laurent Chevillard, now CNRS researcher, Ecole Normale Superieure, Lyon, France.
  • Dr. Yu-heng Tseng, now Project Scientist II, NCAR, Colorado, (co-advised with Prof. Parlange).
  • Dr. Juan Hierro now at Laboratorio de Investigación en Tecnologías de la Combustión, Zaragoza, Spain.
  • Dr. Oguz Uzol now with Suzlon Blade Science Center, Vejle, Denmark. (co-advised with Prof. Katz).
  • Dr. Wusi Yue now at GSE Systems, (co-advised with Prof. Parlange).
  • Dr. Hyung-Suk Kang now with Applied Physics Lab, Laurel MD.

Former Masters Students:
  • Solomon Polansky (M.S.E. 2020)
  • Gautham Narasimham (M.S.E. 2020)
  • Ashvin Vinod (M.S.E. 2020)
  • Andrew Mellon (M.S.E. 2020)
  • Danny Dembner (M.S.E. 2018)
  • Yifan Zhang (M.S.E. 2018)
  • Joshua Gilbert (M.S.E. 2018)
  • Matthew Thompson (M.S.E. 2016)
  • Nicole Cade-Ferreira (M.S.E. 2016)
  • Michael Leibel (M.S.E. 2014)
  • Hector Morales (M.S.E. 2012).
  • Brandon Hahn (M.S.E. 2012).
  • Taylor Reese (M.S.E. 2010).
  • Yunke Yang (M.S.E. 2008, co-advised with Prof. Chen)
  • Dan Brzozowski (B.S./M.S. program, M.S.E. 2004), currently PhD student at Georgia Tech.
  • Pamela Rawe (M.S.E. 2000), now U.S. Navy.
  • Matt Hayden (M.S.E. 2000), now GE Aviation.
  • Richard Anderson (M.S.E. 1995, then PhD in DoGEE with Prof. B. Hobbs), now Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University.

Visiting Scholars:
  • Mr. Luo Yuan (2019-2020)
  • Dr. Jia Deng (2018)
  • José-Hugo Elsas (2016-2017), visiting Ph.D. student from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Juliaan Bossuyt (2013-2016), visiting Ph.D. student from KU Leuven, Belgium.
  • Wim Munters (Spring 2014)
  • Hamid Sarlak (Summer 2012)
  • Jonas Boschung (Summer 2012)
  • Stimit Shah (2012)
  • Victor Maldonado (2011, 2012)
  • Edo Frederix (Summer 2011)
  • Sheila Torres (Spring 2007,2008,2009,2010)
  • José Lebron (Spring 2007,2008,2009,2010,2011)
  • Marc Calaf (2008/2009)
  • Guillermo Araya (Spring 2008)
  • José Polo (PR Summer 2008)
  • Gustavo Rivera-Rosario (RPI Summer 2007,2008)
  • Maja Wänström (Fall 2007/Spring 2008)
  • Brian Brzek (Spring 2007)
  • Fabrice Charlette (Ph.D. 2002), visiting PhD student from Ecole Centrale Paris.
  • Fedderik van der Bos, visiting M.S. student 2001.

Visiting Faculty:
  • Prof. Ruifeng Hu (2018)
  • Prof. Ivan Marusic (October 2015)
  • Prof. Luciano Castillo (Spring 2008, 2011)
  • Johan Meyers (August 2007, Spring 2009, Summer 2011, April 2014)
  • Paolo Gualtieri (May 2007)
  • Luca Biferale (Summer 2006, March/April 2016)
  • Federico Toschi (Summer 2006)


Charles Meneveau | Department of Mechanical Engineering | Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles Street | Baltimore, MD 21218 | USA
Phone: 1 (410) 516-7802 | Fax: 1 (410) 516-7254 | Email: meneveau@jhu.edu


Last update: February 4, 2022