Curtis Hamman

  • Program Years: 2008-2012
  • Academic Institution: Stanford University
  • Field of Study: Flow Physics and Computational Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Parviz Moin
  • Practicum(s):
    Sandia National Laboratories, California (2009)
  • Degree(s):
    M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2009
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, 2007

Current Status

  • Research Area: Flow Physics and Computational Engineering
  • Publications

    1) C.W. Hamman, R.M. Kirby and M. Berzins. "Parallelization and scalability of a spectral element channel flow solver for incompressible Navier-Stokes equations." Concurrency and Computation: Practice & Experience, 19:10 p. 1403-1422, 2007.
    2) C.W. Hamman, J.C. Klewicki and R.M. Kirby. "On the Lamb vector divergence in Navier-Stokes flows." Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 610 p. 261-284, 2008.
    3) J. Christophe, S. Moreau, C.W. Hamman, J.A.S. Witteveen and G. Iaccarino. "Uncertainty quantification for the trailing-edge noise of a Controlled-Diffusion airfoil." AIAA-2011-2712.
    4) T. Sayadi, C.W. Hamman and P. Moin. "Fundamental and subharmonic transition to turbulence in zero-pressure-gradient flat-plate boundary layers." Physics of Fluids, 24:9 091104, 2012.

    Awards

    1) Overall Winner 2010 DOE CSGF Fellows Poster Contest for "Acoustic Detection of Boiling in Nuclear Reactors"
    2) 2011 Milton Van Dyke Award for video titled "Fundamental and subharmonic transition to turbulence in zero-pressure-gradient flat-plate boundary layers", View the video/article here: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4744967