Cyrus Madnia

Professor

Contact Information

334 Jarvis Hall

716-645-1465

madnia@buffalo.edu

Education

Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, The University of Michigan, 1989

Research Interests

Computational fluid dynamics, turbulence, combustion, nanoscale energy transfer, transport phenomena, compressible flows.

Selected Publications

  • Jahanbakhshi, R. and Madnia, C.K., “Entrainment in a Compressible Turbulent Shear Layer,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 797, pp. 564-603, 2016.
  • Jahanbakhshi, R., Vaghefi, N.S. and Madnia, C.K., “Baroclinic Vorticity Generation Near the Turbulent/Non-turbulent Interface in a Compressible Shear Layer,“ Physics of Fluids 27, 105105, 2015.   
  • Vaghefi, N.S. and Madnia, C.K. “Local Flow Topology and Velocity Gradient Invariants in Compressible Turbulent Mixing Layer,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 774, pp. 67-94, 2015. 
  • Pattamatta, A. and Madnia, C.K., “Modeling Heat Transfer in Bi2Te3/Sb2Te3 Nanostructure,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 52, pp. 860-869, 2009. 

  • Madnia, C.K., Jaberi, F.A. and Givi, P.,“ Large Eddy Simulation of Heat and Mass Transport in Turbulent Flows,” Chapter 5 in Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, pp. 167-189, Editors: W.J. Minkowycz, E.M. Sparrow and J.Y. Murthy, John Wiley & Sons publishers, New York, NY, 2006. 

  • Livescu, D. and Madnia, C.K., “Small Scale Structure of Homogeneous Turbulent Shear Flow,” Physics of Fluids, Vol. 16, No. 8, pp. 2864-2876, 2004.
  • Safta, C. and Madnia, C.K., “Autoignition and Structure of Non-Premixed CH4/H2 Flames: Detailed and Reduced Kinetic Models,” Combustion and Flame, Vol. 144, pp. 64-73, 2006.
  • Livescu, D., Jaberi, F.A. and Madnia, C.K., “The Effects of Heat Release on the Energy Exchange in Reacting Turbulent Shear Flow,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 450, pp. 35-66, 2002.
  •  Livescu, D., Jaberi, F.A. and Madnia, C.K., “Passive-Scalar Wake Behind a Line Source in Grid Turbulence,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 416, pp. 117-149, 2000.
  • James, S., Madnia, C.K., “Direct Numerical Simulation of a Laminar Vortex Ring,” Physics of Fluids, Vol. 8, No. 9, pp. 2400-2414, 1996.