Flow Control &
Experimental Turbulence Laboratory


  1. Samie M, Lavoie P, Pollard A (2020) A scale-dependent coherence analysis of turbulent round jets including the effects of shear layer manipulation. Int. J. Heat Fluid Flow 82:108524 (11 pages). doi:10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2019.108524 (NSERC).
  2. Harvey C, Baliga, VB, Lavoie P,  Altshuler DL (2019) Wing morphing allows gulls to actively con-      trol the tradeoff between maneuverability and Journal of the Royal Society  Interface 16:20180641 (8 pages). doi:10.1098/rsif.2018.0641 (NSERC). 3  citations
  3. Sadeghi H, Lavoie P, Pollard A (2018) Effects of finite hot-wire spatial resolution on turbu- lence statistics and velocity spectra in a round turbulent free jet. Exp. Fluids 59:40 (10 pages). doi:10.1007/s00348-017-2486-8 (NSERC). 3 citations
  4. Ziad´e P,  Feero  MA,  Lavoie  P,  Sullivan  P  (2018)  Shear  layer  development,  separation,  and  sta- bility over a low-Reynolds number airfoil. Journal of Fluids Engineering 140:071201 (12 pages). doi:1115/1.4039233 (NSERC). 2 citations
  5. Houser NM,  Fabbro  SC,  Lavoie  P,  Pimentel  R,  de  Villers  Y,  Ringuette  T  (2018)  Electromagnetic and ozone emissions from dielectric barrier discharge plasma actuators. AIAA J. 56(5):2079–2085. doi:2514/1.J056489 (NSERC).
  6. Feero MA, Lavoie P,  Sullivan PE (2018) Apparatus for the dynamic calibration of low-range differ-    ential pressure transducers.  AIAA J. 56(3):  1294–1297.  doi:2514/1.J056373 (NSERC). 1   citation
  7. Feero M, Lavoie P, Sullivan P (2017) Influence of synthetic jet location on active control of an airfoil at low Reynolds number. Exp. Fluids 58(8):99 (12 pages). doi:10.1007/s00348-017-2387-x (NSERC) 6 citations.
  8. Feero MA, Lavoie P, Sullivan PE (2017) Three-dimensional span effects of high-aspect ratio syn- thetic jet forcing for separation control on a low Reynolds number airfoil. J. Vis. 20:45–51. doi:10.1007/s12650-016-036-7 (NSERC) 2 citations.
  9. Hearst RJ, Lavoie P (2016) Effect of multi-scale and regular grid geometry on decaying turbulence and the approach to an inertial range. J. Fluid Mech. 803:528–555. doi:10.1017/jfm.2016.515 (NSERC) 10
  10. Feero MA, Lavoie P, Sullivan PE (2016) Surface visualization of separation control on a low Reynolds number airfoil using a 2D synthetic jet actuator. Journal of Visualization . DOI 10.1007/s12650-016-036-7.
  11. Sadeghi H, Lavoie P, Pollard A (2016) Scale-by-scale budget equation and its self-preservation in the shear-layer of a free round jet. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow . DOI 10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2016.03.005.
  12. Bade KM, Hanson RE, Belson, BA, Naguib AM, Lavoie P, Rowley, CW (2016) Reactive control of isolated unsteady streaks in a laminar boundary layer. Journal of Fluid Mechanics 795:808-846. DOI 10.1017/jfm.2016.200.
  13. Hearst RJ, Lavoie P (2015) The effect of active grid initial conditions on high Reynolds number turbulence. Experiments in Fluids 56(10):185 (6 pages). DOI 10.1007/s00348-015-2052-1.
  14. Hearst RJ, Lavoie P (2015) Velocity derivative skewness in fractal-generated, non-equilibrium grid turbulence. Physics in Fluids 27(7):071701 (6 pages). DOI 10.1063/1.4926356.
  15. Sadeghi H, Lavoie P, Pollard A (2015) Equilibrium similarity solution of the turbulent transport equation along the centreline of a round jet. Journal of Fluid Mechanics 772:740-755. DOI 10.1017/jfm.2015.229.
  16. Naghib-Lahouti A, Hangan H, Lavoie P (2015) Distributed forcing flow control in the wake of a blunt trailing edge profiled body using plasma actuators. Physics of Fluids 27(3) 035110 (23 pages). DOI 10.1063/1.4914406.
  17. Feero MA, Lavoie P, Sullivan PE (2015) Influence of cavity shape on synthetic jet performance. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 223:1-10. DOI 10.1016/j.sna.2014.12.004.
  18. Feero MA, Goodfellow SD, Lavoie P, Sullivan PE (2015) Drag reduction using synthetic jet actuation on a low Reynolds number airfoil. AIAA Journal 53(7):2005-2014. DOI 10.2524/1.J053605.
  19. Osmokrovic LP, Hanson RE, Lavoie P (2015) Laminar boundary-layer response to spanwise periodic forcing by dielectric-barrier-discharge plasma-actuator array. AIAA Journal 53(3):617-628. DOI 10.2514/1.J053207.
  20. Naghib-Lahouti A, Lavoie P, Hangan H (2014) Wake instability of a blunt trailing edge profiled body at intermediate Reynolds numbers. Experiments in Fluids 55(7):1779 (15 pages). DOI 10.1007/s00348-014-1779-4.
  21. Clark H, Nahib-Lahouti A, Lavoie P (2014) General perspectives on model construction for multi-predictor stochastic estimation and its application to a blunt trailing edge wake. Experiments in Fluids 55(7):1756 (19 pages). DOI 10.1007/s00348-014-1756-y.
  22. Hearst RJ, Lavoie P (2014) Scale-by-scale energy budget in fractal element grid-generated turbulence. Journal of Turbulence 15(8):540-554. DOI 10.1080/14685248.2014.916041.
  23. Sadeghi A, Lavoie P, Pollard A (2014) The effect of Reynolds number on the scaling range along the centreline of a round turbulent jet. Journal of Turbulence 15(6):335-349. DOI 10.1080/14685248.2014.906810.
  24. Hanson RE, Bade KM, Belson BA, Lavoie P, Naguib AM, Rowley CW (2014) Feedback control of slowly-varying transient growth by an array of plasma actuators. Physics of Fluids 26:02420. DOI 10.1063/1.4863178.
  25. Hanson RE, Houser N, Lavoie P (2014) Dielectric material degradation monitoring of dielectric barrier discharge plasma actuators. Journal of Applied Physics 115:043301. DOI 10.1063/1.4862309.
  26. Hearst RJ, Lavoie P (2014) Decay of turbulence generated by a square-fractal-element grid. Journal of Fluid Mechanics 741:567-584. DOI 10.1017/jfm.2013.684.
  27. Houser N, Gimeno L, Hanson RE, Goldhawk T, Simpson T, Lavoie P (2013) Microfabrication of Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Actuators for Flow Control. Sensors and Actuators A 201:101-104. DOI 10.1016/j.sna.2013.06.005.
  28. Murphy JP, Kriegseis J, Lavoie P (2013) Scaling of maximum velocity, body force and power consumption of DBD plasma actuators via PIV. Journal of Applied Physics 113:243301. DOI 10.1063/1.4811225.
  29. Antonia RA, Lee SK, Djenidi L, Lavoie P, Danaila D (2013) Invariants for slightly heated decaying grid turbulence. Journal of Fluid Mechanics 727:379-406. DOI 10.1017/jfm.2013.217.
  30. Hanson RE, Buckley HP, Lavoie P (2012) Aerodynamic optimization of the flat-plate leading edge for experimental studies of laminar and transitional boundary layers. Experiments in Fluids 53(4):863-871. DOI 10.1007/s00348-012-1324-2.
  31. Lee SK, Benaissa A, Djenidi L, Lavoie P, Antonia RA (2012) Decay of passive-scalar fluctuations in slightly stretched grid turbulence. Experiments in Fluids 53(4):909-923. DOI 10.1007/s00348-012-1331-3.
  32. Hearst RJ, Buxton ORH, Ganapathisubramani B, Lavoie P (2012) Experimental estimation of fluctuating velocity and scalar gradients in turbulence. Experiments in Fluids 53(4):925-942. DOI 10.1007/s00348-012-1318-0.
  33. Lee SK, Benaissa A, Djenidi L, Lavoie P, Antonia RA (2012) Scaling range of velocity and passive scalar spectra in grid turbulence. Physics of Fluids 24075101. DOI 10.1063/1.4731295.
  34. Hanson RE, Lavoie P, Naguib A, Morrison JF (2010) Transient growth instability cancelation by a plasma actuator array. Experiments in Fluids 49(6):1339-1348. DOI 10.1007/s00348-010-0877-1.
  35. Antonia RA, Lavoie P, Djenidi L, Benaissa A (2010) Effect of a small axisymmetric contraction on grid turbulence. Experiments in Fluids. 49(1):3-10. DOI 10.1007/s00348-009-0704-8.
  36. Burattini P, Lavoie P, Antonia RA (2008) Velocity derivative skewness in isotropic turbulence and its measurement with hot wires. Experiments in Fluids 45(3):523-535. DOI 10.1007/s00348-008-0495-3.
  37. Lavoie P, Djenidi L, Antonia RA (2007) Effects of initial conditions in decaying turbulence generated by passive grids. Journal of Fluid Mechanics 585:395-420. DOI 10.1017/S00221-120-07006-763.
  38. Lavoie P, Avallone G, De Gregorio F, Romano GP, Antonia RA (2007) Spatial resolution of PIV for the measurement of turbulence. Experiments in Fluids 43:39-51. DOI 10.1007/s00348-007-0319-x.
  39. Burattini P, Lavoie P, Agrawal A, Djenidi L, Antonia RA (2006) On the power law of decaying homogeneous isotropic turbulence at low Reynolds number. Physical Review E 73, 066304.
  40. Burattini P, Lavoie P, Antonia RA (2005) On the normalized turbulent energy dissipation rate. Physics of Fluids 17:098103.
  41. Lavoie P, Burattini P, Djenidi L, Antonia RA (2005) Effect of initial conditions on decaying grid turbulence at low R_lambda. Experiments in Fluids. 39(5):865-874. DOI 10.1007/s00348-005-0022-8.
  42. Lavoie P, Pollard A (2003) Uncertainty analysis of four-sensor hot-wires and their data reduction schemes used in the near field of a turbulent jet. Experiments in Fluids 34(3):358-370. DOI 10.1007/s00348-002-0567-8.