UTIAS News

aUToronto SAE Autodrive Challenge Round 1 Year 4 Safety Video

“Our Year 4 self-driving competition is in full swing. This video introduces our car and some of the technical details.” – Prof. Angela Schoellig  

Op-ed on fighting climate change by Prof. David Zingg

The contribution of civil aviation to climate change is generally estimated at about five per cent of all human contributions. Roughly two per cent comes from carbon dioxide, while there is considerable scientific uncertainty in the estimates of the other… Read more »

Prasanth Nair recognized with Connaught Innovation Award

Professor Prasanth Nair of the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies in the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering has received a Connaught Innovation Award to support his computational framework, known as Deep Bayesian Analytics Engine (DBAE). “In collaboration… Read more »

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Water Tunnel Facility
Prof. Ekmecki's Water Tunnel Facility during a PIV test

Professor Alis Ekmekci

Experimental Fluid Dynamics Lab

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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