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Mikhael Gorokhovski

Mikhael Gorokhovski

Professor at the École Centrale de Lyon

Department of Fluid Mechanics, Acoustics and Energy

Laboratoire de Mécanique des Fluides et d’Acoustique (UMR5509)
36, avenue Guy de Collongue
69134 Écully cedex, France
(33) 04 72 18 61 47

Current Research Interest

  • Fragmentation and Modeling

- Methods of renormalization and statistical universalities in fragmentation
- Atomizing sprays
- Cavitation

  • Turbulence Modeling

- Acceleration in turbulent flows: stochastic sub-grid models coupled with LES
- Group-theoretical description of developed turbulence
- Turbulence in Lagrangian variables
- Flows with particles
- Scalar mixing and turbulent spray combustion

Teaching in Ecole Centrale de Lyon
Lecture courses :
Fluid Mechanics and Energy ; Combustion - Fundamentals and Applications, Two-Phase flows and Energetic Systems ; Selected Chapters in Statistical Physics

Professional Employment
2006-present : Professor of the Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France
1995-2006 : Professor of the University of Rouen, France
1991-1994 : CNRS Research Fellow; Invited Professor of the University of Rouen, France
1982-1991 : Research Fellow and Teaching, Kazakh State University, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Senior Fellowships
2001-2002 : Senior Research Fellow at CTR, StanfordUniversity, US (8 months)
2004, 2008, 2012, 2014 : Summer Program Support by CTR, Stanford University, US
2000 : Senior Research Fellow in the National Aerospace Laboratory, Japon (1month)

Supervision of PHD
22 defended PhDs : 12 in the University of Rouen, 4 in the Ecole Centrale de Lyon, 6 in the University of Kazakhstan

Academic Activities
Member of Editorial Board of Atomization and Spray Journal
Member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Engineering Mathematics
Guest member of Editorial Committee of Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, V49
Member of French National Expert Committee GENCI (evaluation and support of scientific massive computing projects)
Member of Tanasawa Award Selection Committee
Member of Board of Studies in the Ecole Centrale de Lyon
Member of Scientific Committees of International Conferences