Development of high dynamic range particle image velocimetryResearch Staff
Rick is currently pursuing a PhD under the joint supervision of Dr. Kenneth Christensen (University of Notre Dame) and Dr. Tim Persoons. He received his Master’s degree from Utah State University in 2016. He is currently working on high dynamic range particle image velocimetry for more reliable whole-field flow velocity measurements in adverse flow conditions. The technique has applications in a range of disciplines, from environmental wall-bounded flows (University of Notre Dame) and unsteady jet flows in electronics cooling (Trinity College Dublin).
Rick will spend two years of his PhD project in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at University of Notre Dame (2017 and 2020), and two years in our department at Trinity College Dublin (2018-2019). His research is supported by the Naughton Foundation PhD Fellowship program.