Subhas Karan Venayagamoorthy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Monfort Professor
Borland Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Colorado State University
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2011 CSU Best Teacher Award Video


Hello and Welcome. I am an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Colorado State University. My primary research expertise is in the field of environmental fluid mechanics, geophysical fluid dynamics and hydraulics with a particular emphasis on using numerical simulations of fluid flows. My students and I conduct fundamental cutting-edge research in environmental fluid mechanics (e.g. flow turbulence and modeling) related to broader applications in engineering, oceanography, and atmospheric science. This ranges from fundamental studies on turbulent mixing and transport processes in natural flows such as in rivers, estuaries, and the coastal oceans to applied research on mixing in disinfection tanks for drinking water treatment and modeling of flow around wind farms for energy production.

Some of the ongoing research projects are currently funded through two prestigious grants: the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award and the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award.

At Colorado State University, I mainly teach graduate courses in turbulence, numerical methods and computational fluid dynamics, and undergraduate courses in fluid mechanics and engineering dynamics.

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