LAB Announcements


Hanieh Eshagh

Hanieh Eshagh

Hometown: Iran


Joined EFD Lab: 2017

Program: MS (Graduated 2017)

Research Interests: Environmental Fluid Dynamics, uban fluid mechanics, modeling flow around vegetation.


EFD Lab in the News

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March 3, 2015 - Large Eddy Simulation of Urban Areas for Microclimate

August 20, 2014 - Urban Heat Island in Salt Lake City interview

June 3, 2013 - Spring MATERHORN-X Field Campaign Press Release

December 10, 2012 - BLLAST Experiment Documentary

This is a documentary of the BLLAST experiment conducted in the Pyrénées of France during the summer of 2011. The experiment was a multi-national effort led by CNRS. The EFD Team participated in the project by deploying instruments for turbulent flux measurements as well as tethered balloon meteorological measurement.

June 26, 2012 - NVIDIA CUDA Spotlight

Computer Science researchers at the University of Minnesota, Duluth and EFD Lab the University of Utah Collaborate to create state of the art Green Infrastructure simulations on Graphics Processing Units (GPUs).

June 23, 2009 - Virtual Treadmill story on KSL news.

The full scale virtual Treadport Active Wind-Tunnel (TPAWT) becomes a reality.

June 22, 2009 - Virtual Treadmill story in the Desert News

June 30, 2008 - Urban Heat Island story on KSL news

This story discusses the urban heat island (UHI) in Salt Lake City. This is an important area of research for our research group over the last five years.

July 6, 2006 - SCERP snow fence research

This story describes a project to fight fugitive dust in arid environments. It is part of a binational (US/Mexico) research project funded by the Southwest Consortium for Environmental Research and Policy (SCERP)