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Sanjiva Lele

Sanjiva Lele

Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Member, Bio-X
Member, Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME)
PhD, Cornell, Mechanical Engineering (1985)


(650) 723-7721

Professor Lele's research combines numerical simulations with modeling to study fundamental unsteady flow phemonema, turbulence, flow instabilities, and flow-generated sound. Recent projects include shock-turbulent boundary layer interactions, supersonic jet noise, wind turbine aeroacoustics, wind farm modeling, aircraft contrails, multi-material mixing and multi-phase flows involving cavitation. He is also interested in developing high-fidelity computational methods for engineering applications.