Fluid-Structure Interactions Lab Mitul Luhar
Assistant Professor · AME · USC
(213) 740-7212 · luhar@usc.edu


A list of completed research projects pursued by Dr. Luhar and his group can be found below. In the meantime, here are some fun photos and videos for ongoing work:

Complex Surfaces
Turbulence over complex surfaces
Porous Wakes
Wakes behind porous bodies
Flexible Flapping Wings
Flexible wings with tunable response
Wing Stability
Wing stability (with Prof. Kanso's group)

Completed projects

Blade Dynamics
Wave-induced dynamics of flexible blades
Compliant Surfaces
Compliant surfaces in turbulent flows
Wall pressure
Wall-pressure in turbulent flows
Opposition control
A simple model for opposition control
Field study
Field measurements of flow through seagrass
Vegetation drag
Characterizing vegetation drag
Vegetation reconfiguration
Flow-induced reconfiguration
Microbial alignment
Microbial alignment in flow
Wave-induced flow
Wave-induced flow through model canopy
Flow and canopy structure
Interaction between flow and canopy structure