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At the Turbulence Simulation and Modelling Laboratory (TSM Lab) Professor Piomelli and his collaborators are developing new methodologies to enable the analysis and prediction of turbulent flows, and applying these methods to study the physics of turbulence in real-life applications. TSM Logo


Present members

  1. Dr. Wen Wu (Postdoctoral Fellow)
  2. Mr. Mojtaba Mellati Nokhandan (MASc Candidate)
  3. Mr. Amirreza Rouhi (PhD Candidate)
  4. Mr. Vishal Kumar (PhD student)
Past members (PhD)
  1. Dr. Carlo Scalo (Asst. Prof., Purdue University, USA)
  2. Dr. Mohammad Omidyeganeh (Asst. Prof., City University, London UK)
  3. Dr. Rayhaneh Banyassady
  4. Dr. Junlin Yuan (Asst. Prof., Michigan State University, USA)


  • Wen Wu defended his PhD Dissertation.  Congratulations, Dr. Wu!
  • Ugo Piomelli was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. See the article on the Queen's Gazette and the interview.
  • Junlin Yuan defended her PhD Dissertation in July 2015, and is moving to East Lansing, Michigan, to join the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University as an Assistant Professor.  Congratulations, Prof. Yuan! See her webpage.
  • Amirreza Rouhi won the Best Student Paper Award at the 24th Annual Meeting of the CFD Society of Canada (http://www.cfdcanada.ca/) held in Waterloo, Ontario, June 8-10,2015, with a paper entitled " Dynamic Subfilter-scale Stress Model for Large Eddy Simulations Based on Physical Flow Scales". Congratulations!
  • Professor Piomelli gave a short course on LES at the University of Udine.  See http://qui.uniud.it/notizieEventi/studio-e-lavoro/fluidodinamica-computazionale-corso-avanzato-con-ugo-piomelli (in Italian).
  • Rayhaneh Banyassady successfully defended her PhD on May 4, 2015, and is now Dr. Banyassady.  Congratulations!
  • Carlo Scalo (PhD, 2012) is Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN, USA).  See his webpage.
  • Junlin Yuan won Second Prize in the Student Paper Competition at CFDSC13, Sherbrooke, QC.
  • Mohammad Omidyeganeh obtained his PhD degree in May 2013, and joined City University in London (UK) as an Assistant Professor in September.
  • Mohammad Omidyeganeh spent four months at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, collaborating with Profs. Christensen and Best.
  • Carlo Scalo obtained his PhD degree in July 2012.


SunfireThe Sunfire cluster at the Centre for Advanced Computing

Calculations are performed using the 240-processor TSM linux cluster, and several clusters at the Centre for Advanced Computing, Queen's site.

The TSM Lab is located in Room 405, McLaughlin Hall.

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