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Piomelli, Dr. Ugo

Piomelli, Dr. Ugo
Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Room 3139, Building 088, Glenn L. Martin Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742


Ph.D., Stanford University, 1988

Honors and Awards 

  • Fellow, The Royal Society of Canada, 2015
  • Fellow, Institute of Physics, 2004
  • Fellow, American Physical Society (APS), NASA Langley Research Center Award for Group Accomplishment — Flow Prediction and Control, 1994
  • Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Professional Memberships and Service 

Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering; Associate Editor, Journal of Turbulence

Selected Publications 

  • A. Keating, U. Piomelli, E. Balaras and H--J. Kaltenbach. "A priori and a posteriori tests of inflow conditions for large-eddy simulation," Phys. Fluids, 16, pp. 4696-4712 (2004).
  • A. Keating, U. Piomelli, K. Bremhorst and S. Nesic. "Large-eddy simulation of heat transfer downstream of a backward-facing step," J. of Turbulence, 5, 20 (2004).
  • U. Piomelli, E. Balaras, H. Pasinato, K.D. Squires and P.R. Spalart. "The inner-outer layer interface in large-eddy simulations with wall-layer models," Int. J. Heat Fluid Flow  24,  pp. 538-550 (2003).
  • R. Broglia, A. Pascarelli and U. Piomelli. "Large-eddy simulations of ducts with a free surface," J. Fluid Mech.  484,  pp. 223-253 (2003).
  • A. Scotti and U. Piomelli. "Turbulence models in pulsating flows," AIAA J.  40,  pp. 537-540 (2002).
  • U Piomelli and E. Balaras. "Wall-layer models for large-eddy simulations," Annu. Rev. Fluid Mech. 34, pp. 349-374 (2002).

Related News 

Professor Emeritus Named to Royal Society of Canada
Professor Emeritus Ugo Piomelli was elected Fellow to the Royal Society of Canada. October 6, 2015

Pi Tau Sigma Honors Faculty, Teaching Assistants
The Tau Mu Chapter of Pi Tau Sigma, honors Abhijit Dasgupta and Victor Ovchinnikov on December 13th. December 15, 2005

Piomelli Keynote Lecturer at Fluid Dynamics Symposium
UMD Burgers Program Members to Meet With Johns Hopkins’ Center for Environmental and & Applied Fluid Mechanics. April 15, 2005

The generous endowment is being granted by the Metropolitan Washington Chapter of ARCS. March 15, 2004

Ugo Piomelli elected to the grade of Associate Fellow in the AIAA
Formal presentation of the award is scheduled to take place Monday, January 5, 2004. September 15, 2003

Piomelli Named American Physical Society Fellow
Ugo Piomelli has been named Fellow in the APS by the APS's Division of Fluid Dynamics. September 15, 2002

Professor Marino Di Marzo Named Chair of Fire Protection Engineering; Professor Ugo Piomelli Named Associate Chair of Mechanical Engineeringand Director of Graduate Studies
Professor Marino Di Marzo has been named Chair of Fire Protection Engineering and Professor Ugo Piomelli will be the new Associate Chair and Director of the Graduate Program. July 13, 2001