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1987 …2020

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Research Overview

Professor Thoroddsen's research work has appeared in 95 journal publications and over 60 proceedings, reports and abstracts. His work is in the area of experimental fluid mechanics, focusing on the use of ultra-high-speed video imaging to study the dynamics of free-surface flows and Tomo-PIV studies in turbulence. This includes the coalescence and breakup of drops and bubbles, splashing and spray formation, as well as the dynamics of fine jets of relevance to inkjet printers. He is also interested in coating flows, the dynamics of granular media, laser-produced cavitation dynamics and the spinning of nanofibers from electrified drops.

Key Research Areas

Mechanical Engineering

Expertise related to UN SDGs

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education

Applied Mechanics, Ph.D., University of California at San Diego

1991

Award Date: Jan 1 1991

Civil Engineering, M.S., Colorado State University

1986

Award Date: Jan 1 1986

Mechanical Engineering, B.S., University of Iceland

1982

Award Date: Jan 1 1982

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