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.




Kankanwadi K, Buxton O, 2022, On the physical nature of the turbulent/turbulent interface, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol:942, ISSN:0022-1120

Biswas N, Marangon Cicolin M, Buxton O, 2022, Energy exchanges in the flow past a cylinder with a leeward control rod, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol:941, ISSN:0022-1120

Caros Roca L, Buxton O, Shigeta T, et al., 2022, Direct numerical simulation of flow over a triangular airfoil under martian atmospheric conditions, Aiaa Journal: Devoted to Aerospace Research and Development, Vol:60, ISSN:0001-1452, Pages:3961-3972

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

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