Christopher M. White

Phone: (603) 862-1495
Office: Mechanical Engineering, Kingsbury Hall Rm S254, Durham, NH 03824
Chris White


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Yale University
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York

Courses Taught

  • ME 608: Fluid Dynamics
  • ME 797: Honors Seminar
  • ME 910: Turbulence
  • ME 992: Master's Project
  • ME 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Elsnab, J. R., Monty, J. P., White, C. M., Koochesfahani, M. M., & Klewicki, J. C. (2018). High-fidelity measurements in channel flow with polymer wall injection. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS, 859, 851-886. doi:10.1017/jfm.2018.873

White, C. M., Dubief, Y., & Klewicki, J. (2018). Properties of the mean momentum balance in polymer drag-reduced channel flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 834, 409-433. doi:10.1017/jfm.2017.721

Elsnab, J. R., Monty, J. P., White, C. M., Koochesfahani, M. M., & Klewicki, J. C. (2017). Efficacy of single-component MTV to measure turbulent wall-flow velocity derivative profiles at high resolution. Experiments in Fluids, 58(9). doi:10.1007/s00348-017-2410-2

Pond, I., Ebadi, A., Dubief, Y., & White, C. M. (2017). An integral validation technique of RANS turbulence models. Computers & Fluids, 149, 150-159. doi:10.1016/j.compfluid.2017.02.016

Chini, G. P., Montemuro, B., White, C. M., & Klewicki, J. (2017). A self-sustaining process model of inertial layer dynamics in high Reynolds number turbulent wall flows. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 375(2089), 20160090. doi:10.1098/rsta.2016.0090

White, C. M., & Mungal, M. G. (2008). Mechanics and Prediction of Turbulent Drag Reduction with Polymer Additives. Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, 40(1), 235-256. doi:10.1146/annurev.fluid.40.111406.102156

WHITE, C., STEEPER, R., & LUTZ, A. (2006). The hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engine: a technical review. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 31(10), 1292-1305. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2005.12.001

Dubief, Y., White, C. M., Terrapon, V. E., Shaqfeh, E. S. G., Moin, P., & Lele, S. K. (2004). On the coherent drag-reducing and turbulence-enhancing behaviour of polymers in wall flows. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS, 514, 271-280. doi:10.1017/S0022112004000291

White, C. M., Somandepalli, V. S. R., & Mungal, M. G. (2004). The turbulence structure of drag-reduced boundary layer flow. Experiments in Fluids, 36(1), 62-69. doi:10.1007/s00348-003-0630-0

Sreenivasan, K. R., & White, C. M. (2000). The onset of drag reduction by dilute polymer additives, and the maximum drag reduction asymptote. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS, 409, 149-164. doi:10.1017/S0022112099007818

Most Cited Publications