Imperial College London

Dr. Oliver Buxton

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Aeronautics

Reader in Experimental Fluid Mechanics



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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.




Cicolin M, Buxton O, Assi G, et al., 2021, The role of separation on the forces acting on a circular cylinder with a control rod, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol:915, ISSN:0022-1120, Pages:1-29

Lasagna D, Buxton O, Fiscaletti D, 2021, Near-field coherent structures in circular and fractal orifice jets, Physical Review Fluids, Vol:6, ISSN:2469-990X, Pages:1-27

Fiscaletti D, Buxton O, Attili A, 2021, Internal layers in turbulent free-shear flows, Physical Review Fluids, Vol:6, ISSN:2469-990X, Pages:1-33

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

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