C. P. van Dam

Technical Interests
Research interests include:

· Aerodynamics including design and optimization

· Aircraft design

· Experimental and computational fluid dynamics

· Biofluiddynamics

· Wind energy

· Aero-hydrodynamics of sailing

Current research includes:

· Prediction, measurement and reduction of aerodynamic drag

· Multi-disciplinary design of aircraft high-lift systems

· In-flight infrared imaging of boundary-layer transition and separation

· Aerodynamics of wind turbines and aircraft at dynamic conditions

· Micro-electro-mechanical systems for aerodynamic load control
Also see links to Aero Research Group and California Wind Energy Collaborative.