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William Anderson

E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: 972-883-4618
Mail Box: EC38
Office: ECSN 2.904
800 West Campbell Rd.
Richardson, TX 75080-3021

Curriculum Vitae









William Anderson

Fellow, Eugene McDermott Professor of Mechanical Engineering

PhD,The Johns Hopkins University, 2011.

Research Interests
Computational fluid dynamics, turbulent flows, environmental fluid dynamics, high-performance computing, boundary layer meteorology.

Five Most Recent Journal Publications, Book Chapters, and Books

  • Willingham D, Anderson W, Christensen KT, Barros J, 2014: Turbulent boundary layer flow over transverse aerodynamic roughness transitions: induced mixing and flow characterization. Physics of Fluids, 26 025111-1-16.

  • Anderson W, Chamecki M, 2014: A numerical study of turbulent flow over complex aeolian dune fields: the White Sands National Monument. Physical Review E, 89 013005-1-14

  • Anderson W, 2013: Passive scalar roughness lengths for atmospheric boundary layer flow over complex, fractal topographies. Env. Fluid Mech., DOI: 10.1007/s10652-013-9272-9

  • Anderson W, Passalacqua P, Port\'{e}-Agel F, Meneveau C, 2012: Large-eddy simulation of atmospheric boundary layer flow over fluvial-like landscapes using a dynamic roughness model. Boundary-Layer Met., 144 263-286

  • Anderson W, Meneveau C, 2011: A dynamic large-eddy simulation model for boundary layer flow over multiscale, fractal-like surfaces. J. Fluid Mech., 679 288-314

Major Honors and Awards

  • 2014: U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Young Investigator Program award