Research group photo taken in Sept 2016

VTFD research group in Sept 2016

Our lab, the Vortical Flow and Diagnostics Lab, directed by Prof. Todd Lowe specializes in experimental fluid mechanics and the development of associated techniques for applications in propulsion and energy systems.

More about Prof. Lowe


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Professional Leadership


  • Associate Fellow, AIAA
  • Virginia Space Grant Consortium Young Investigator Award

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • American Physical Society (APS)