Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.

                                                                                                                                            —Albert Einstein


Particle Image Velocimetry

Journal Articles
  1. Alvi, F. S. and Cattafesta, L. N., “The Art and Science of Flow Control – Case Studies Using Visual and Optical Methods,” in “Revealing the Invisible- A Review of Flow Visualization Techniques,” European Physical Journal, Special Topics, Vol. 182, pp. 97–112 (2010). DOI: 10.1140/epjst/e2010-01227-x

  2. M B Alkislar, L M Lourenco and A Krothapalli."Stereoscopic PIV Measurements of a Screeching Supersonic Jet,"Journal of Visualization, Vol. 3, No. 2 000-000, 2000

Conference Papers and Proceedings
  1. Dores, D. , Santos, M. M., Lourenco, L., Krothapalli, A., Collins, E., Alvi, F. S. and Strykowski, P. J. “Characterization of a Counterflow Thrust Vectoring Scheme on a Gas Turbine Engine Exhaust Jet” AIAA 2006-3516, presented at the 3rd AIAA Flow Control Conference, San Francisco, California, June 5-8, 2006.

  2. Shih, C.  Lourenco, L. and Alvi, F. S. "Integration of Optical Diagnostic Techniques Into the Teaching of the Thermal and Fluid Sciences Laboratory," Proceedings of the 1999 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Charlotte, NC, June 20-23, 1999.

  3. L M Lourenco, M B Alkislar and R Sen. "Measurement of Velocity Field Spectra by Means of PIV," 1998