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Dr. McKeon’s work focuses on experimental manipulation of wall-bounded flows for improved flow characteristics, such as reduction of drag, noise and structural loading or expansion of vehicle performance envelopes. Please follow the research link for more details.


6/7/2017 GALCIT’s partnership with Base-11 appears in a New York Times Higher Education section story on innovative skills gap-bridging programs.
5/2/2017 CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Esteban Hufstedler on his successful thesis defense!
11/20/2016 McKeon group members presented at the APS-DFD meeting in Portland.
6/10/2016 Congratulations to our graduates! At Commencement today, Reeve and Subbu received their PhDs, and Maysam and Simon the M.S. in Aeronautics.
1/8/2016 CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Subrahmanyam Duvvuri for successfully defending his thesis.
1/1/2016 Prof. McKeon has been appointed to the Editorial Committee of the Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics.
Prof. McKeon was featured on Radio Eireann.
CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Reeve Dunne for successfully defending his thesis.
8/1/2015 Prof. McKeon became an Editor-in-Chief of Experimental and Thermal Fluid Science.
10/27/2015 David Huynh received the Shirley Thomas Scholarship from the Aerospace Historical Society during the 31st Annual International von Karman Wings Award dinner.  The scholarship is awarded annually to a student in aerospace engineering or a related science that shows promise for continued future contributions to the field. Congratulations, David!
10/26/2015 The sustainability implications of our work on turbulent drag reduction were featured in a Thomson Reuters documentary on the Resnick Institute.
9/1/2015 Prof. McKeon has been appointed to the Editorial Advisory Board of the AIAA Journal.
8/04/2015 Prof. McKeon was the first guest in new feature on Amy Poehler's Smart Girls, Experimenting with Megan Amram
6/16/2014 Can you spot Prof. McKeon's cameo appearance in the new AIAA promotional video?
12/09/2013 Prof. McKeon has been appointed to the Editorial Advisory Board of Physics of Fluids and will serve as an Associate Editor, effective January 1st 2014.
11/05/2013 Prof. McKeon was elected as an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronauticss and Astronautics (AIAA).
11/01/2013 The work of the McKeon group was featured in an article in Engenious.
10/01/2013 Dr. McKeon's work with Dr. Ati Sharma was featured in a Focus on Fluids article in the Journal of Fluid Mechanics written by Prof. Joe Klewicki of the Universities of New Hampshire and Melbourne.
09/03/2013 Dr. McKeon presented an invited talk, entitled "A systems approach to wall turbulence", at the 14th European Turbulence Conference (ETC-14) in Lyon, France.
7/19/2013 Prof. McKeon joined the Editorial Advisory Board of Experiments in Fluids.
06/18/13 Dr. McKeon presented an invited talk, entitled "Morphing surfaces for flow control", at the 8th World Congress on Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics in Lisbon, Portugal
06/13/13 Congratulations to our award winners! Ian Jacobi received the Richard B. Chapman Memorial Award in hydrodynamics, http://eas.caltech.edu/news/568, and shared the Donald Coles Prize. Subbu Duvvuri shared the Charles Babcock Memorial Award.

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