Larry G. Redekopp
University of Southern California
Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Los Angeles, California 90089-1191
Office: RRB 212
Tel. (213) 740-5369
Fax. (213) 740-7774
Academic rank: Professor
1969 Ph.D., Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
1966 M.S., Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
1962 B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Montana State University
USC Academic Positions:
1992-97: Chairman, Department of Mechanical Engineering
1987-92: Co-Chairman, Department of Aerospace Engineering
1981-: Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering
1975-81: Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering
1971-75: Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering
1970-71: Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering
Other Professional Positions:
1976-77: Research Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Clarkson College of Technology, Potsdam, New York (Sabbatical Leave from the Univ. of So. Calif.).
1969-70: AFOSR Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Colorado.
1980: Invited Principal Lecturer, Summer Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
1981: Invited Lecturer, American Mathematical Society Summer Conference on Astrophysical and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, University of Chicago
Theoretical fluid mechanics, nonlinear waves and stability, geophysical fluid dynamics
D. A. Horn, J. Imberger, G. N. Ivey, and L. G. Redekopp, ''A weakly nonlinear model of long internal waves in a closed basin,'' J. Fluid Mech. 467, pp. 269-287, 2002.
M. E. Michaelian, T. Maxworthy, and L. G. Redekopp, ''The coupling between turbulent, penetrative convection and internal waves,'' Europ. J. Mech.B/Fluids 21, pp. 1-28, 2002.
D. W. Lim and L. G. Redekopp, ''Aerodynamic flow-vectoring of a planar jet in a co-flowing stream,'' J. Fluid Mech. 450, pp. 343-375, 2002.
B. J. Wang, D. J. Bogucki, and L. G. Redekopp, ''Internal solitary waves in a structured thermocline with implications for resuspension and the formation of thin particle-laden layers,'' J. Geophys. Res. 106 C, pp. 9565-9585, 2001.
L. G. Redekopp, ''Elements of instability theory for environmental flows,'' in Environmental Stratified Flows, R. H. J. Grimshaw, Ed. Boston: Kluwer Acad. Publ., 2001.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
American Physical Society, Fellow
American Society for Engineering Education
American Geophysical Union
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Honors and Awards:
1998: School of Engineering Service Award, University of Southern California
1991: Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Southern California
1986: Award for Excellence in Teaching, USC School of Engineering
1980: Award for Excellence in Teaching, USC School of Engineering
1979: Western Electric Fund Award for Teaching Excellence in Engineering, Pacific Southwest Region of the American Society for Engineering Education
1969-1970: AFOSR-NRC Post Doctoral Fellowship
1967-1969: Ford Foundation Graduate Fellowship
1962-1965: National Defense Education Act Graduate Fellowship
1962: Machine Design Award (Machinery Magazine)
Recent Professional Development Activities:
1996-: Associate Editor, European Journal of Mechanics B/Fluids
1996 Chairman, First AIAA Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Meeting
1995: NASA Micro-gravity Fluid Physics Review Panel
1993-1995: Fluid Dynamics Technical Committee, Am. Inst. of Aeronautics & Astronautics
1990: Served on the NSF-PYI Selection Panel for Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and Particulates Division
Service for the American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics:
o Vice-Chair, Chair of Fellowship Committee, Editor of Newsletter, Program Committee Member
o Chair-Elect, Chair of Program Committee
o Chairman, Program Committee Member
o Past Chairman
o APS Centennial Planning Committee