James Buchholz

James Buchholz headshot
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Additional Titles: 
Associate Faculty Research Engineer, IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering
(319) 335-5935
2440 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering: 
Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 2006.
M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, 1997.
B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, 1995.
Present Research Interests: 
Unsteady aerodynamics of biologically-inspired air and underwater vehicles
Wind turbine aerodynamics
Transport processes around boulders and mussels in fluvial environments
Cardiovascular flows
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
American Society of Engineering Education
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Experimental fluid dynamics
Image-based flow velocimetry,
Flow visualization
Unsteady flows
Vortex-dominated flows
Bluff-body aerodynamics