Beverley J. McKeon
Theodore von Karman Professor of Aeronautics; Associate Director, Graduate Aerospace Laboratories
Degrees and Appointments
B.A., University of Cambridge, 1995; M.Eng.,1996; M.A. (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering); M.A. (Engineering), Princeton University, 1999; Ph.D., 2003. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2006-11; Professor, 2011-17; von Karman Professor, 2017-; Associate Director, 2012-.
Tel: 626-395-4460285 Firestone Laboratory MC 105-50 Pasadena, CA 91125
Jamie Sei, MC 105-50, 626-395-4526
Professor McKeon's research interests include interdisciplinary approaches to the manipulation and control of boundary layer flows using morphing surfaces, and fundamental investigations of wall turbulence at high Reynolds number.
Efficiency and performance challenges in aerospace vehicle design.
List of Research Areas
Fluid mechanics, turbulent boundary layers, flow control, morphing surfaces, measurement techniques