Imperial College London

Dr. Oliver Buxton

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Aeronautics

Senior Lecturer



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Oliver Buxton is a lecturer in experimental aerodynamics in the Department of Aeronautics at Imperial College London. The main focus of his research is the application of laser diagnostics to observe fine-scale turbulence in both compressible and incompressible flows.




Kankanwadi K, Buxton O, 2020, Turbulent entrainment into a cylinder wake from a turbulent background, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol:905, ISSN:0022-1120

Es-Sahli O, Sescu A, Afsar M, et al., 2020, Investigation of wakes generated by fractal plates in the compressible flow regime using large-eddy simulations, Physics of Fluids, Vol:32, ISSN:1070-6631

Breda M, Buxton ORH, 2019, Behaviour of small-scale turbulence in the turbulent/non-turbulent interface region of developing turbulent jets, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol:879, ISSN:0022-1120, Pages:187-216

Beaumard P, Buxton O, Keylock CJ, 2019, The importance of non-normal contributions to velocity gradient tensor dynamics for spatially developing, inhomogeneous, turbulent flows, Journal of Turbulence, Vol:20, ISSN:1468-5248, Pages:577-598

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