| Fred K.
University of Southern California
Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Los Angeles, California 90089-1191
Tel. (213) 740-5359
Fax. (213) 740-7774
1965 Ph.D., Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1960 M.S., Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1960 B.S., Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1981-: Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering
1976-81: Associate Professor of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Department of Aerospace Engineering
1973-76: Senior Research Associate, Department of Aerospace Engineering
1967-73: Assistant Professor, Departments of Civil and Aerospace Engineering
January/August 1998: Visiting Professor, Graduate Aero Labs, California Institute of Technology
July 1991: Visiting Fellow: Wissenschaft Kolleg of Berlin
Spring/Summer 1991: Visiting Research Associate, Graduate Aero Labs, California Institute of Technology
1980-81: Research Associate, CNRS, University of Grenoble, Grenoble, France
Summer 1979: Visitor, Woods Hole Summer Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
1966-67: Post Doctoral Fellow, Assistant Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT
Experimental fluid mechanics, environmental and geophysical fluid mechanics, flight and transportation aerodynamics, turbulence
M. Hammache, F. K. Browand, and R. F. Blackwelder, ''Whole field velocity
measurements around an axisymmetric body with a Stratford-Smith pressure
recovery,'' J. Fluid Mech. 461, pp. 1-24, 2002.
M. Hammache, M. Michaelian, and F. K. Browand, ''Aerodynamic forces on truck
models, including two trucks in tandem,'' SAE Paper No. 2002-01-0530,
reprinted from: Vehicle Aerodynamics Studies (SP-1667), 2002.
M. Michaelian and F. K. Browand, ''Quantifying platoon fuel savings,'' SAE
Paper No. 2001-01-1268, 2001.
R. McCallen, D. Flowers, T. Dunn, J. Owens, M. Hammache, A. Leonard, M. Brady,
K. Salari, W. Rutledge, J. Ross, B. Storms, J.T. Heineck, D. Driver, J. Bell,
S. Walker, G. Zilliac, and F. K. Browand, ''Aerodynamic drag of heavy
vehicles (class 7-8): Simulation and benchmarking,'' SAE Paper No.
B. Marcu and F. K. Browand, ''Aerodynamic forces experienced by a 3-vehicle
platoon in a crosswind,'' SAE Paper No. 1999-0324, reprinted from: Vehicle
Aerodynamics and Wind Noise (SP-1441), 1999.
B. Marcu, C. Sharpe, and F. K. Browand, ''The influence of close-following upon
the cooling module airflow,'' SAE Paper No. 981941, SAE Transactions, Section
F. K. Browand, ''Drag forces experienced by two, full-scale vehicles at close
spacing,'' SAE Paper No. 980396, reprinted from: Investigations into Vehicle
Aerodynamics (SP-1318), pp. 227-236, 1998 SAE Transactions, Section 6,
American Physical Society, Fellow
Past Chairman, Division of Fluid Dynamics, American Physical Society
1986-1996: Served as Editor for Journal of Fluid Mechanics
AME 309, Introduction to Fluid Dynamics
AME 441, Experimental Projects Laboratory
AME 460, Aerodynamic Theory
United Engineering Foundation Conference: Meeting co-chairman & program chairman, The Aerodynamics of Heavy Vehicles: Trucks Buses, and Trains, Asilomar, Monterey-Pacific Grove, December 2-6, 2002
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