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.
- 2013 - present: Lecturer in experimental aerodynamics in the Department of Aeronautics at Imperial College London
- 2011 - 2013: Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the Flowfield Imaging Lab at the University of Texas at Austin
- 2007 - 2011: PhD at Imperial College London, thesis title "Fine scale features of turbulent shear flow"
- 2003 - 2007: M.A/M.Eng in Engineering at St. John's College, the University of Cambridge
Kankanwadi K, Buxton O, 2020, Turbulent entrainment into a cylinder wake from a turbulent background, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol:905, ISSN:0022-1120
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