Welcome to the Flow Control Research Lab

Professor Amitay's research is focused in Experimental Fluid Mechanics, especially in Aerodynamics. His research interests are in developing flow control technologies for single and multi-phase flows for aeronautical/mechanical systems, including Manned and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Underwater Vehicles, Wind Turbines, and more. His research has been supported by both government agencies and private industry, including the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Office of Naval Research (ONR), Air Force Research Lab (AFRL), New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Northrop Grumman, Boeing, Intel, Infoscitex, and SOMS Technologies.

Prof Amitay's past and ongoing research projects include:

Last Updated on Monday, March 30, 2009

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Student Thesis
Masters and Doctoral student thesis supervision.

Associate Professor
Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
5038 Jonsson Engineering Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, New York 12180
Office: (518) 276-3340
Lab: (518) 276-4405
Fax: (518) 276-3055
E-Mail: amitam@rpi.edu