HOME | TOPICS | INVITED LECTURE | VENUE | COMMITTEES | PROGRAMS | GENERAL INFO | TRAVEL | SPONSORS
REGISTRATION | PAPER INSTRUCTIONS | IMPORTANT DATES | SUBMISSION

Invited Lecture

Christopher Brennen

Christopher Earls Brennen was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and received all his degrees in Engineering Science at the University of Oxford, England. He has been a member of the faculty at the California Institute of Technology for more than 41 years, most recently as the Richard and Dorothy Hayman Professor of Mechanical Engineering. He is the author of three books and over 250 papers in a wide variety of topics involving fluid mechanics (as well as popular internet books on canyoneering). He is especially well known for his research on cavitation, turbomachinery flows and multiphase flows. At Caltech he also served as Dean of Students and later as Vice-President for Student Affairs. He is the recipient of many awards for technical papers (he is the only person to be awarded the Fluids Engineering Awards of both ASME and JSME). He has also received awards for his teaching, including Caltech’s top award, the Richard Feyman Prize.

 


CaltechONR