Dr. Vladimir Parezanovic

Dr. Vladimir Parezanovic

Address: Abu Dhabi, UAE, P.O. Box: 127788

Telephone: +971 (0)2 401 8154

Fax: +971 (0)2 447 2442

Email: vladimir.parezanovic@ku.ac.ae


Dr. Vladimir Parezanovic has joined Khalifa University in August 2017 as an assistant professor. He has more than ten years of experience in experimental research on fundamental topics in fluid mechanics and aerodynamics, on several ANR (Agence Nationale de la Recherche) and CNES (Centre Nationale d’Etudes Spatiales) research projects. He obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in 2008 and 2011 (respectively) from the prestigious Ecole Polytechnique – ParisTech (Palaiseau, France), in the domain of Fluid Mechanics. He also holds an B.Sc. degree from the University of Belgrade (Serbia) in Aeronautical Engineering. He specialises in turbulent wakes, fluid instabilities, flow control, machine learning and wind tunnel experiments. He has designed and built experiments studying two-dimensional mixing layers, cylinder flows, flow separation phenomena, boundary layer/shockwave interaction, and tri-dimensional wakes of axisymmetric bluff bodies. Often, his focus was on flow control, using diverse types of actuators and control schemes: from steady perturbations, to closed-loop control using Dielectric-Barrier-Discharge (plasma jet) actuators. He’s secondary field of expertise is Machine Learning, focusing on applications in flow control and prediction. In addition to the above, his research interests also include bio-inspired flow sensing and control, compressed sensing techniques and non-deterministic models for flow control. His teaching interests and experience is mainly in classical mechanics, fluid mechanics, aerodynamics and flight mechanics.

  • Ph.D., Fluid Mechanics, Ecole Polytechnique – ParisTech (France), 2011
  • M.Sc., Fluid Mechanics and Energetics, Ecole Polytechnique – ParisTech (France), 2008
  • B.Sc. (Dipl.-Ing.), Aeronautical Engineering, University of Belgrade (Serbia), 2005
  • Classical Mechanics (Dynamics)
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Low Speed Aerodynamics
  • Compressible Flows
  • Turbulent Wakes
  • Flow Control
  • Machine Learning

Parezanović, V., Cordier, L., Spohn, A., Duriez, T., Noack, B. R., Bonnet, J.-P., Segond, M., Abel, M. and Brunton, S. L., 2016. Frequency selection by feedback control in a turbulent shear flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 797, pp. 247-283.

Gavrilović, N. N., Rašuo, B. P., Dulikravich, G. S. and Parezanović, V., 2015. Commercial aircraft performance improvement using winglets. FME Transactions, 43(1), pp.1-8.

Parezanović, V., Monchaux, R. and Cadot, O., 2015. Characterization of the turbulent bistable flow regime of a 2D bluff body wake disturbed by a small control cylinder. Experiments in Fluids, 56(1), pp.1-8.

Parezanović, V., Laurentie, J.-C., Fourment, C., Delville, J., Bonnet, J.-P., Spohn, A., Duriez, T., Cordier, L., Noack, B. R., Abel, M. and Segond, M., 2015. Mixing layer manipulation experiment: from open-loop forcing to closed-loop machine learning control. Flow turbulence and combustion, 94(1), pp.155-173.

Grandemange, M., Gohlke, M., Parezanović, V. and Cadot, O., 2012. On experimental sensitivity analysis of the turbulent wake from an axisymmetric blunt trailing edge. Physics of Fluids, 24(3), p.5106.

Parezanović, V. and Cadot, O., 2012. Experimental sensitivity analysis of the global properties of a two-dimensional turbulent wake. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 693, pp.115-149

Parezanović, V. and Cadot, O., 2009. The impact of a local perturbation on global properties of a turbulent wake. Physics of Fluids, 21(7), p.1701.

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