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Adam Mark Fincham

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Research Associate Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Education

  • PhD, Aerospace Engineering, University of Southern California
  • 1994, PhD, Aerospace Engineer, University of Southern California
  • 1991, Masters, Aerospace Engineer, University of Southern California
  • 1989, Bachelors, Aerospace Engineer, University of Southern California

Biography


1994 Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering University of Southern California (Geophysical Fluid Dynamics)
1991 M.S.A.E., Aerospace Engineering University of Southern California
1989 B.S.A.E., Aerospace Engineering, University of Southern California

Research Summary


Turbulence and vortex structures in stratified and/or rotating flows, advanced algorithms for Digital Particle Imaging Velocimetry, 3D Scanning Imaging Velocimetry, particle dynamics in turbulent flows with application to oceanic plankton ecosystems, sonic boom interactions with the ocean surface, surfing wave dynamics

Awards


  • 1986 Archimedes Circle Scholarship
  • 1987 USC Division of Student Affairs Outstanding Leadership & Participation
  • 1987 USC School of Engineering Outstanding Service
  • 1987 Rockwell International Merit Award Scholarship
  • 1988 USC School of Engineering Engineering Honors Program
  • 1988 OISS International Academic Achievement Award
  • 1988 Laufer engineering experimentation project award
  • 1988 Phi Kappa Phi
  • 1988 Senior Recognition Award
  • 1992 All University International Pre-Doctoral Merit Award Fellowship
Appointments
  • Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Office
  • RRB NA
  • Robert Glen Rapp Engineering Research Building
  • 854 Downey Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: NA

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-5356
  • fife@usc.edu

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