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Daniel Livescu

Daniel Livescu

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Phone (505) 665-1758

Expertise

Turbulence, Mixing, DNS, CFD, Compressible Flows, Multi-material Flows, Reacting Flows, Flow Instabilities

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Buffalo, SUNY, 2001

Eng. Dipl., Aerospace Engineering, "Politehnica" University Bucharest, 1991

 

LANL Positions

Scientist, 2003 - Present

Team Leader, 2007 - Present

Postdoc, 2001 - 2003

 

Other Work Experience

Principal Researcher, COMOTI (Romanian Institute for Research in Turbo-Machinery), 1991 - 1997

Adjunct Professor, "Politehnica" University Bucharest, 1995 - 1997

 

Journal Editorship

Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering

 

Professional Societies

ASME, AIAA, APS, SIAM, AGU, Combustion Institute

 

 

Awards

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).

2017 (inaugural) Frank Harlow Distinguished Mentor Award.

LANL achievement awards 2005, 2008, 2009.

LANL recognition certificate, 2013.

 

Publications

Recent Publications and Conferences

[1] Harnish, C., Matous, K., and Livescu, D. “Adaptive wavelet algorithm for solving nonlinear initial-boundary value problems with error control,” Int. J. Multiscale Com. 16(1), 19-43, 2018.

[2] Tian, Y., Jaberi, F.A. and Livescu, D. “Density effects on the flow structure in multi-fluid shock-turbulence interaction,” AIAA paper 2018-0374 presented at the AIAA Scitech 2018, Kissimmee, Fl, January 9-14, 2018.

[3] Brady, P. and Livescu, D. “High-Order, Stable and Conservative Boundary Schemes for Finite Differences," presented at the SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations (PD17), Baltimore, December 9-12, 2017.

[4] Bassenne M., Esmaily M., Livescu D., Moin P. and Urzay J. “Dynamic spectrally-enriched LES subgrid-scale modeling for preferential concentration of inertial particles in turbulence,” Annual Research Briefs, pp 3-19, Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University, 2017.

[5] Nouri, A., Nik, M., Givi, P., Livescu, D., and Pope, S. “A self-contained filtered density function,” Phys. Rev. Fluids 2, 094603, 2017.

[6] Tian, Y., Jaberi, F.A., Li, Z., and Livescu, D. “Numerical study of variable density turbulence interacting with a normal shock wave,” J. Fluid Mech. 829, 551-588, 2017.

[7] Wieland, S.A., Reckinger, S.J., Hamlington, P. and Livescu, D. “Multimodal perturbation evolution in the compressible Rayleigh-Taylor instability,” Bulletin of American Physical Society 62(14), 335-336, presented at the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, Denver, CO, November 19-21, 2017.

[8] Aslangil, D., Livescu, D. and Banerjeee, A. “Density-ratio effects on buoyancy-driven variable-density turbulent mixing,” Bulletin of American Physical Society 62(14), 531, presented at the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, Denver, CO, November 19-21, 2017.

[9] Li, Z. and Livescu, D. “High-order two-fluid plasma solver for Direct Numerical Simulations of magnetic flows with realistic transport phenomena,” Bulletin of American Physical Society 62(14), 179, presented at the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, Denver, CO, November 19-21, 2017.

[10] Wong, M.L., Livescu, D. and Lele, S.K. “Numerical study of Richtmyer-Meshkov instability with re-shock,” Bulletin of American Physical Society 62(14), 444, presented at the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics, Denver, CO, November 19-21, 2017.

A more extensive list of publications and a newsletter can be found at public.lanl.gov/livescu