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Post Doctoral Researchers

Dorrin Jarrahbashi Dorrin Jarrahbashi | Post Doctoral Researcher | Mechanical Engineering
  • Performing computational simulation of cavitating flow in supercritical CO2 Brayton cycle and experimental studies of Richtmyer-Meshkov instability using the shock tube facility.
  • Previous major research areas are Computational Fluid Dynamics, Flow Instability, Multiphase Flow, Vortex Dynamics, Propulsion, Spray and Atomization, Flow in Porous Media, Turbulence Modeling, and Heat Transfer.
  • Received PhD from University of California, Irvine under supervision of Professor W. A. Sirignano in June 2014, M.Sc. from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in September 2007, and B.Sc. form Iran University of Science & Technology, Tehran, Iran in March 2005.
Vladimer Tsiklashvili Vladimer Tsiklashvili | Post Doctoral Researcher | Mechanical Engineering
  • Performing experimental works in Richtmyer-Meshkov Instability using shock tube experiment, Reyleigh-Taylor Instability using wind tunnel facility, Thermographic PIV measurements at the supersonic wind tunnel.
  • Previous research areas include flow instability and turbulent mixing in extreme conditions.
  • Received Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with minor in Mathematics from University of Arizona under supervision of Dr. Jeffrey Jacobs in December 2014. M.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering from University of Arizona, May 2010 and B.Sc. in Physics from Tbilisi State University in May 2007.


Research Engineers

Svyatoslav Yorish Svyatoslav Yorish | Researcher Engineer | Mechanical Engineering
  • Mentoring students with designs of experimental setups, machining (CNC, prototyping), selecting materials and equipment for their projects.
  • Building a wind tunnel for turbulent mixing experiments.
  • Previous research areas are high Reynolds number turbulent flows, jet fuel combustion, micro-cryo-coolers, wind energy harvesters, flow control for flight applications, and heat exchangers. Field and wind tunnel experiments conducted all over the world.
  • Received PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Tel-Aviv University in 2006, M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Tel-Aviv University in 2001, and M.Sc. (Cum Laude) in Metallurgical Engineering form Dnipropetrovs’k Metallurgical Institute in 1993.