UTIAS News

Engineering Professor Emeritus and alumnae receive Ontario Professional Engineers Awards

Three members of the U of T Engineering community have been honoured by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) and Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) with Ontario Professional Engineers Awards. These awards recognize engineers in Ontario who have made exceptional contributions… Read more »

CASI awarded two UTIAS Professors for outstanding achievements in their innovation and leadership

The Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI) Senior Awards recognizes Canadians for their outstanding achievement in aeronautics, space and related technologies. For the 2021 Senior Awards, CASI honoured two UTIAS Professors with the McCurdy Award and the C.D. Howe Award…. Read more »

Meet the new J. Armand Bombardier Foundation Chair in Aerospace Flight

Professor Ömer Gülder of the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) has been named the new holder of the J. Armand Bombardier Foundation Chair in Aerospace Flight. Professor Gülder succeeds Professor Chris Damaren and the inaugural chair holder,… Read more »

Spotlight on...

The water tunnel facility during a PIV test

Professor Alis Ekmekci

Experimental Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

Research Focus

  1. Flow-induced noise and vibration, aeroacoustics, flow control, unsteady separated flows, vortex dynamics, and flow-structure interactions

Current Projects

  1. Collaborating with Bombardier on several projects related to aircraft noise and its mitigation, including aerodynamic and aeroacoustic investigations of landing gears, high lift devices, and resonating cavities experienced by exhaust ducts of various critical aircraft systems
  2. Collaborating with Safran Landing Gears on landing gear noise and its mitigation

Experimental Fluid Dynamics Lab

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