Dr. Venayagamoorthy and Grad Students receive Francois Frenkiel Award


Frenkiel Award
Dr. Karan Venayagamoorthy, and two of his graduate students, Benjamin Mater and Simon Schaad, have been unanimously selected by the American Physical Society for the top Physics of Fluid article by young investigators in 2013. They received the Francois Frenkiel Award the society’s Division of Fluid Dynamics for their paper: “Relevance of Thorpe length scale in stably stratified turbulence.”The paper was selected “For new and significant insights into scaling laws for stratified turbulence with potentially broad impact in the area of environmental flows,” according to the citation for the award.

The award was presented to Venayagamoorthy and his students at a recent Division of Fluid Dynamics meeting in San Francisco. For more information about this paper, click here.