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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

Education
June, 2011: Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering [Adviser: C. Meneveau], Johns Hopkins University
May, 2009: M.S., Mechanical Engineering [Adviser: C. Meneveau], Johns Hopkins University
July, 2007: M.S., Civil Engineering, Texas Tech University
January, 2004: B.S., Civil Engineering, James Cook University

Research Interests
Turbulent Flows, Environmental Fluid Dynamics, Boundary Layer Meteorology

Five Most Recent Journal Publications, Book Chapters, and Books

  1. Awasthi A, Anderson W, 2018: Spanwise topographic heterogeneity and inner-outer correlation in high-Reynolds number channel flow. Physical Review Fluids (Accepted)

  2. Anderson W, Jianzhi Yang, Shrestha K, Awasthi A, 2018: Spanwise topographic heterogeneity and inner-outer correlation in high-Reynolds number channel flow. Environmental Fluid Mechanics (Accepted)

  3. Shrestha K, Ryu J, Kuehl J, Anderson W, 2017: Numerical study of Langmuir turbulence in coastal regions. J. Phys. Oceanography (Accepted).

  4. Anderson Wy, Day K, 2017: Turbulent flows over crater-like obstacles: vorticity dynamics reveal deflationary mechanism. Physical Review E 96, 043110.
    Article selected for coverage as Focus article, \Winds can make a Martian mountain", in the American Physical Society's Physics journal.

  5. Ryu J, Kuehl J, Shrestha K, Anderson W, 2017: Numerical study of Langmuir turbulence in coastal regions. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics (Accepted for publication).

Major Honors and Awards

  • April, 2018: Fellow, Eugene McDermott Professor: endowed professorship at the University of Texas at Dallas.
  • Oct., 2017: "Turbulent flow over craters on Mars: vorticity dynamics reveal aeolian excavation mechanism",published in Physical Review E, selected as Focus article in the American Physical Society's Physics journal.
  • Oct., 2016: Invited Speaker: Perot Museum of Science and Nature, Social Science Evening, Dallas,Texas
  • April, 2016: American Geophysical Union, Congressional Visit Days: Texas delegate
  • April, 2015: Nominated for Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers Nominating PM: Dr. R. Ponnapan, Air Force Office of Scientifi c Research
  • Feb., 2014: Young Investigator Program Award: U.S. Air Force Office of Scientifi c Research