Publications
Nicholas Kevlahan
McMaster University



Publications in refereed journals
  1. Debreu, L., Kevlahan, N.K.-R. & Marchesiello, P. 2020 Brinkman volume penalization for bathymetry in three-dimensional ocean models. Ocean Model. 145, 101530. doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2019.101530

  2. Kevlahan, N.K.R. & Dubos, T. 2019 WAVETRISK-1.0: an adaptive wavelet hydrostatic dynamical core. Geosci. Model Dev. 12, 4901–4921. doi.org/10.5194/gmd-12-4901-2019

  3. Ghasemi, A. and Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2017 The role of Reynolds number in the fluid-elastic instability of tube arrays. J. Fluid Struct. 73, 16-36. doi:10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2017.05.004

  4. Kevlahan, N.K.-R., Dubos, T. Aechtner, M. 2015 Adaptive wavelet simulation of global ocean dynamics using a new Brinkman volume penalization. Geosci. Model Dev. 8 3891-3909.  doi:10.5194/gmd-8-3891-2015

  5. Adalsteinsson, G. and Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2015 Compressive sampling for energy spectrum estimation of turbulent flows. SIAM J. Sci. Comput. 37, B452-B472 doi:10.1137/140966216

  6. Behera, R., Mehra, M. and Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2015 Multilevel approximation of the gradient operator on an adaptive spherical geodesic grid. Adv. Comput. Math. 41(3), 663-689 doi:10.1007/s10444-014-9382-z

  7. Aechtner, M. Kevlahan, N.K-R. & Dubos, T. 2015 A conservative adaptive wavelet method for the shallow-water equations on the sphere. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. 141(690), 1712-1726 doi:10.1002/qj.2473

  8. Pudritz, R.E. & Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2013 Shock interactions, turbulence and the origin of the stellar mass spectrum. Phil. Trans. R. Soc.  A 2013 371, 20120248 doi:10.1098/rsta.2012.0248

  9. Dubos, T. & Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2013 A conservative adaptive wavelet method for the shallow-water equations on staggered grids. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. 139, 1997-2020 doi:10.1002/qj.2097Alam, J., Kevlahan, N.K.-R., O.V. & Hossain, Z.  2012 A Multi-resolution model for the simulation of transient heat and mass transfer. Num. Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals. 61, 1-24.

  10. Holdsworth, A.M., Kevlahan, N.K.-R. & Earn, D.J.D. 2012 Multifractal signatures of infectious diseases. J. R. Soc.: Interface 9, 2167-2180 doi:10.1098/rsif.2011.0886

  11. Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2011 The role of vortex wake dynamics in the flow-induced vibration of tube arrays. J. Fluid Struct. 27, 829-837.

  12. Farazmand, M.M., Kevlahan, N.K.-R. & Protas, P. 2011 Controlling the dual cascade of two-dimensional turbulence. J. Fluid Mech. 668, 202-222.

  13. Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2010 Vortices for computing: the engines of turbulence simulation. Theor. Comput. Fluid Dyn. 24, 241-245.

  14. Kevlahan, N. & Pudritz, R.E. 2009 Shock-generated vorticity in the interstellar medium and the origin of the stellar initial mass function. ApJ 702, 39-49.

  15. Mehra, M. & Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2008  An adaptive multilevel wavelet solver for elliptic equations on an optimal geodesic spherical grid. SIAM J. Sci. Comput. 30, 3073-3086.

  16. Mehra, M. & Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2008 An adaptive wavelet collocation method for the solution of partial differential equations on the sphere. J. Comput. Phys. 227, 5610-5632.

  17. Vasilyev, O.V., de Stefano, G., Goldstein, D. & Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2008 Lagrangian dynamic SGS model for Stochastic Coherent Adaptive Large Eddy Simulation J. Turbulence 9, Art. No. N11.

  18. Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2007 Three-dimensional Floquet stability analysis of the wake in cylinder arrays. J. Fluid Mech. 592, 79-88.

  19. Kevlahan, N.K.-R., Alam, J. & Vasilyev, O. V. 2007 Scaling of space-time modes with Reynolds number in two-dimensional turbulence J. Fluid Mech. 570, 217-226.

  20. Alam, J., Kevlahan, N.-K.-R. & Vasilyev, O.V. 2006 Simultaneous space-time adaptive wavelet solution of nonlinear partial differential equations. J. Comput. Phys 214, 829-857.

  21. Goldstein, D., Vasilyev, O.V. & Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2005 CVS and SCALES simulation of 3-D isotropic turbulence. J. Turbulence 6 (37) (20 pp).

  22. Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2005 Stochastic differential equation models of vortex merging and reconnection. Phys. Fluids. 17, 064107 (16 pp).

  23. Kevlahan, N.K.-R. & Wadsley, J. 2005 Suppression of three-dimensional flow instabilities in tube bundles. J. Fluid Struct. 20(4), 611-620.

  24. Kevlahan, N.K.-R. & Vasilyev, O.V. 2005 An adaptive wavelet collocation method for fluid-structure interaction at high Reynolds numbers. SIAM J. Sci. Comput. 26(6), 1894-1915.

  25. Vasilyev, O.V. & Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2005 An adaptive multilevel wavelet collocation method for elliptic problems. J. Comput. Phys. 206, 412-431.

  26. Vasilyev, O.V. & Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2002 Hybrid wavelet collocation-Brinkman penalization method for complex geometry flows. Int. J. Num. Meth. Fluids 30, 531-538.

  27. Dubrulle, B., Laval, J.-P. & Nazarenko, S. & Kevlahan, N. 2001 Derivation of equilibrium profiles in plane parallel flows from a dynamical subgrid Model. Phys. Fluids 13, 2045-2064.

  28. Kevlahan, N. K.-R. & Ghidaglia, J.-M. 2001 Computation of turbulent flow past an array of cylinders using a spectral method with Brinkman penalization. Eur. J. Mech. B 20, 333-350.

  29. Nazarenko, S. Kevlahan, N.-K.R. & Dubrulle, B. 2000 Nonlinear RDT theory of near-wall turbulence. Physica D 139, 158-176.

  30. Farge, M., Schneider, K. & Kevlahan, N. 1999 Non-Gaussianity and coherent vortex simulation for two-dimensional turbulence using an adaptive orthogonal wavelet basis. Phys. Fluids 11, 2187-2201.

  31. Nazarenko, S., Kevlahan, N. K.-R. & Dubrulle, B. 1999 WKB theory for rapid distortion of inhomogeneous turbulence, J. Fluid Mech. 390, 325-348.

  32. Protas, B., Babiano, A. & Kevlahan, N. K.-R. 1999 On geometrical alignment properties of two-dimensional forced turbulence. Physica  D 128, 169-179.

  33. Bonnet, J. P., Delville, J., Glauser, M. N., Antonia, R. A., Bisset, D. K., Cole, D. R., Fiedler, H. E., Garem, J. H., Hilberg, D., Jeong, J., Kevlahan, N. K.-R., Ukeiley, L. S. & Vincondeau, E. 1998 Collaborative testing of eddy structure identification methods in free turbulent shear flows. Experiments in Fluids 25, 197-225

  34. Petitjeans, P., Robres, J. H., Wesfreid, J. E. & Kevlahan, N. 1998 Experimental evidence for a new type of stretched vortex. Eur. J. Mech. B/Fluids 17, 549-560.

  35. Kevlahan, N. K.-R. & Farge, M. 1997 Vorticity filaments in two-dimensional turbulence: creation, stability and effect. J. Fluid Mech. 346, 49-76.

  36. Kevlahan, N. K.-R. 1997 The vorticity jump across a shock in a non-uniform flow. J. Fluid Mech. 341, 371-384.

  37. Kevlahan, N. K.-R. & Hunt, J. C. R. 1997 Nonlinear interactions in turbulence with strong irrotational straining. J. Fluid Mech. 337, 333-364.

  38. Schneider, K., Kevlahan, N. K.-R. & Farge, M. 1997 Comparison of an adaptive wavelet method and nonlinearly filtered pseudo-spectral methods for two-dimensional turbulence. Theoret. Comput. Fluid Dynamics 9, 191-206.

  39. Farge, M., Kevlahan, N., Perrier, V. & Goirand, E. 1996 Wavelets and turbulence. Proc. IEEE 84(4), 639-669.

  40. Kevlahan, N. K.-R. 1996 The propagation of weak shocks in non-uniform flows. J. Fluid Mech. 327, 161-197.

  41. Kevlahan, N. K.-R., Hunt, J. C. R. & Vassilicos, J. C. 1994 A comparison of different analytical techniques for identifying structures in turbulence. Appl. Sci. Res. 53, 339-355.

  42. Kevlahan, N. K.-R. & Vassilicos, J. C. 1994 The space and scale dependencies of the self-similar structure of turbulence. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. A. 447, 341-363.

  43. Kevlahan, N. 1993 Rapid distortion of turbulent structures. Appl. Sci. Res. 51, 411-415.

  44. Ahlborn, B., Kevlahan, N. & Lefrançois, M. 1991 Coherence energies of turbulent-flow Physics Essays 4(3), 406-416.


Publications in conference proceedings
  1. Ghasempour, F., Andersson, R., Kevlahan, N.K.-R. & Andersson, B. 2011 Multidimensional turbulence spectra-identifying properties of turbulent structures.  J. Phys.: Conf. Ser.  318, 04022.

  2. Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2005 Topology change of vortices using stochastic differential equations. In Proceedings of  third MIT conferences on computational fluid and solid mechanics (ed. K.J. Bathe), pp. 698-700. Elsevier.

  3. Goldstein, D., Vasilyev, O. & Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2004 Adaptive LES of 3D decaying isotropic turbulence. In Studying turbulence using numerical simulation databases - X, Proceedings of the 2004 summer program. (ed. P. Moin, N. Mansour & P. Bradshaw), 14 pp. Stanford: CTR.

  4. Kevlahan, N.K.-R., Simon, J., Tonnet, N. & Wadsley, J. 2004 Suppression of 3D flow instabilities in tightly packed tube bundles. To appear.

  5. Goldstein, D.E., Vasilyev, O.V., and Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2003 Feasibility Study of an Adaptive Large Eddy Simulation Method. 16th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference Paper 2003-3551.

  6. Kevlahan, N., Vasilyev, O.V., Goldstein, D. & Jay, A. 2004 A three-dimensional adaptive wavelet method for fluid--structure interaction. In Direct and Large-Eddy Simulation V, (ed. B. J. Geurts, R. Friedrich & O. Métais). 147-154.Kluwer.

  7. Kevlahan, N. & Vasilyev, O. 2001 An adaptive wavelet method for fluid-structure interaction. In Direct and Large-Eddy Simulation Workshop 4: University of Twente, (ed. B. J. Geurts, R. Friedrich & O. Métais), 142-145.

  8. Vasilyev, O. & Kevlahan, N. K.-R. 2001 Hybrid wavelet collocation - Brinkman penalization method for complex geometry flows. In 7th ICFD Conference 2001 Proceedings, Oxford - March 26-29 (ed. M.J. Baines), 509-515.

  9. Kevlahan, N. K.-R., Vasilyev, O. & Cherhabili, A. 2000 An adaptive wavelet method for turbulence in complex geometries. In 16th Imacs World Congress 2000, Proceedings, Lausanne - August 21-25, 2000, (ed. Michel Deville & Robert Owens), published by IMACS, 411-39.

  10. Nazarenko, S.V., Kevlahan, N. K.-R. & Dubrulle, B. 2000 Nonlinear RDT theory of near wall turbulence. In Advances in Turbulence VIII, Proceedings of the Eighth European Turbulence Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 2000-06-27 - 2000-06-30, (ed. C. Dopazo), 629-632.

  11. Cherhabili, A. & Kevlahan, N. K.-R. 2000 Computation of turbulent flow around periodic obstacles using a Krylov-spectral method based on Brinkman penalization. In Advances in Turbulence VIII, Proceedings of the Eigth European Turbulence Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 2000-06-27 - 2000-06-30, (ed. C. Dopazo), 997.

  12. Kevlahan, N. K.-R. 1999 Flow through cylinder arrays calculated using d'Arcy penalisation. In Proceedings of 17th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics CANCAM 99 (ed. S. Ziada & D. S. Weaver), 101-102.

  13. Farge, M., Kevlahan, N., Bardos, C. & Schneider, K. 1998 Combining deterministic and statistical approaches to compute two-dimensional turbulent flows with walls. In Monte Verita Lectures on Turbulence (ed. A. Gyr & A. Tsinober). Birkhauser.

  14. Farge, M., Schneider, K. & Kevlahan, N. K.-R. 1998 Coherent structure eduction in wavelet-forced two-dimensional turbulent flows. In Proceedings of IUTAM symposium on dynamics of slender vortices, Aachen (ed. E. Kause), pp. 65-83. Kluwer.

  15. Koster, F., Griebel, M., Kevlahan, N. K.-R., Farge, M. & Schneider, K. 1998 Towards an adaptive wavelet-based 3D Navier-Stokes solver. In Numerical Flow Simulation I

  16. Schneider, K., Kevlahan, N. K.-R. & Farge, M. 1998 An adaptive wavelet method compared to non-linearly filtered pseudo-spectral methods for two-dimensional turbulence. In Advances in Turbulence VII (ed. U. Frisch), pp. 147-150.

  17. Kevlahan, N. K.-R. & Hunt, J. C. R. 1996 Nonlinear interactions in turbulence with strong irrotational straining. In Advances in Turbulence VI (ed. S. Gavrilakis, L. Machiels & P. A. Monkewitz), pp. 239-242. Dordrecht: Kluwer.

  18. Hunt, J. C. R., Kevlahan, N. K.-R., & Vassilicos, J. C. 1994 Turbulence: a state of nature or a collection of phenomena? In Progress in turbulence research, (ed. H. Branover & Y. Unger), pp. 1-18. Washington: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc.

  19. Hunt, J. C. R. & Kevlahan, N. K.-R. 1993 Rapid distortion theory and the structure of turbulence. In Proceedings of the Monte Veritá colloquium on turbulence (ed. T. Dracos & A. Tsinober) Basel: Birkhauser.

  20. Kevlahan, N. K.-R., Hunt, J. C. R. & Vassilicos, J. C. 1993 A comparison of different analytical techniques for identifying structure in turbulence. In Eddy Structure identification in free turbulent shear flows, (ed. M. N. Glauser & J.-P. Bonnet), pp. 311-324. Dordrecht: Kluwer.

  21. Hunt, J. C. R., Kevlahan, N., Vassilicos, J. C. & Farge, M. 1993 Wavelets, fractals and Fourier transforms: detection and analysis of structure. In Wavelets, fractals and Fourier transforms, (ed. M. Farge, J. C. R. Hunt & J. C. Vassilicos), pp. 1-38. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

  22. Kevlahan, N., Krishnan, M., Lee, S. 1992 Evolution of the shock front and turbulence structures in the shock/turbulence interaction. In Studying turbulence using numerical simulation databases - IV, Proceedings of the 1992 summer program. (ed. P. Moin, W. Reynolds & J. Kim), pp. 277-292. Stanford: CTR. (ed. E. H. Hirschel), pp. 339-363. Vieweg.


Contributions to books
  1. Kevlahan, N.K.-R. 2005 Geometric, Stochastic and Algebraic Vortices. In Vortex Dominated Flows and Related Fields: a
    volume celebrating Lu Ting's eightieth birthday
    (ed. D. Blackmore), pp. 99-115. New Jersey: World Scientific.

  2. Schneider, K., Farge, M.  & Kevlahan, N. K.-R. 2004 Spatial intermitency in turbulence: a wavelet approach. In Woods Hole Mathematics: Perspectives in Mathematics and Physics. (eds. N. Tongring and R.C. Penner). World Scientific.

  3. Farge, M., Kevlahan, N. K.-R., Perrier, V. & Schneider, K. 1999 Turbulence analysis, modelling and computing using wavelets. In Wavelets and Physics. (ed. H. van den Berg). Cambridge University Press.



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