PUBLICATIONS

(Students and Postdoctoral Scholars underlined)

2017


Miller MA, Duvvuri S, Brownstein ID, Lee M, Dabiri JO, Hultmark M (2017) “Vertical axis wind turbine experiments at full dynamic similarity,” submitted.

Hezaveh SH, Bou-Zeid E, Dabiri JO, Kinzel M, Cortina G, Martinelli L (2017) “Increasing VAWT wind farm power density using synergistic clustering,” submitted.

Hui I, Cain BE, Dabiri JO (2017) “Public receptiveness of vertical axis wind turbines,” submitted.

Lucas KN, Dabiri JO, Lauder GV (2017) “DPIV-derived pressure fields predict locomotor forces and torques produced by a fish-like, flexible foil model,” submitted.

Costello JH, Colin SP, Gemmell BJ, Dabiri JO (2017) “Vortex generation and manipulation during linear swimming by the hydromedusa Eutonina indicans,” submitted.

Schlueter-Kuck KL, Dabiri JO (2017) “Identification of individual coherent sets associated with flow trajectories using Coherent Structure Coloring,” Chaos 27: 091101. [PDF]

Nawroth JC, Guo H, Koch E, Heath-Heckman EA, Hermanson JC, Ruby E, Dabiri JO, Kanso E, McFall-Ngai M (2017) “Motile cilia create fluid-mechanical microhabitats for the active recruitment of the host microbiome,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 114 (36): 9510-9516. [PDF]

Dabiri JO (2017) “Biomechanics: How fish feel the flow,” Nature 547: 406-407. [PDF]

Craig AE, Dabiri JO, Koseff JR (2017) “Low order physical models of vertical axis wind turbines,” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 9: 013306. [PDF]

Abkar M, Dabiri JO (2017) “Self-similarity and flow characteristics of vertical-axis wind turbine wakes: An LES study,” Journal of Turbulence 18 (4): 373-389. [PDF]

Araya DB, Colonius T, Dabiri JO (2017) “Transition to bluff body dynamics in the wake of vertical-axis wind turbines,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 813: 346-381. [PDF]

Schlueter-Kuck KL, Dabiri JO (2017) “Coherent structure coloring: identification of coherent structures from sparse data using graph theory,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 811: 468-486. [PDF]



2016


Gemmell BJ, Fogerson S, Costello JH, Morgan JR, Dabiri JO, Colin SP (2017) “How the bending kinematics of swimming lampreys build negative pressure fields for suction thrust,” Journal of Experimental Biology 219: 3884-3895. [PDF]

Brownstein ID, Kinzel M, Dabiri JO (2016) “Performance enhancement of downstream vertical-axis wind turbines,” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 8: 053306. [PDF]

Craig AE, Dabiri JO, Koseff JR (2016) “Flow kinematics in variable-height rotating cylinder arrays,” Journal of Fluids Engineering 138 (11): 111203. [PDF]

Schlueter-Kuck KL, Dabiri JO (2016) “Pressure evolution in the shear layer of forming vortex rings,” Physical Review Fluids 1: 012501. [PDF]

Craig AE, Dabiri JO, Koseff JR (2016) “A kinematic description of the key flow characteristics in an array of finite-height rotating cylinders,” Journal of Fluids Engineering 138 (7): 071208. [PDF]

Ryan KJ, Coletti F, Elkins CJ, Dabiri JO, Eaton JK (2016) “Three-dimensional flow field around and downstream of a subscale model rotating vertical-axis wind turbine,” Experiments in Fluids 57: 38. [PDF]



2015


Kinzel M, Araya DB, Dabiri JO (2015) “Turbulence in vertical-axis wind turbine canopies,” Physics of Fluids 27: 115102. [PDF]

Gemmell BJ, Costello JH, Colin SP, Dabiri JO (2015) “Suction-based propulsion as a basis for efficient animal swimming,” Nature Communications 6: 8790. [PDF]

Araya DB, Dabiri JO (2015) “VAWT in a falling soap film,” Physics of Fluids 27: 091108. [PDF]

Costello JH, Colin SP, Gemmell BJ, Dabiri JO, Sutherland KR (2015) “Multi-jet propulsion organized by clonal development in a colonial siphonophore,” Nature Communications 6: 8158. [PDF]

Araya DB, Dabiri JO (2015) “A comparison of wake measurements in motor-driven and flow-driven turbine experiments,” Experiments in Fluids 56: 150. [PDF]

Dabiri JO, Greer JR, Koseff JR, Moin P, Peng J (2015) “A new approach to wind energy: opportunities and challenges,” AIP Conference Proceedings 1652: 51-57. [PDF]



2014


Araya DB, Craig AE, Kinzel M, Dabiri JO (2014) “Low-order modeling of wind farm aerodynamics using leaky Rankine bodies,” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 6: 063118. [PDF]

Dabiri JO (2014) “Emergent aerodynamics in wind farms,” Physics Today 67 (10): 66-67. [PDF]

Wilhelmus MM, Dabiri JO (2014) “Observations of large-scale fluid transport by laser-guided plankton aggregations,” Physics of Fluids, 26: 101302. [PDF]

Nawroth JC, Dabiri JO (2014) “Induced drift by a self-propelled swimmer at intermediate Reynolds numbers,” Physics of Fluids 26: 091108. [PDF]

Sutherland KR, Costello JH, Colin SP, Dabiri JO (2014) “Ambient fluid motions influence swimming and feeding by the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi,” Journal of Plankton Research 36 (5): 1310-1322. [PDF]

Bazilevs Y, Korobenko A, Deng X, Yan J, Kinzel M, Dabiri JO (2014) “FSI modeling of vertical-axis wind turbines,” Journal of Applied Mechanics 81 (8): 081006. [PDF]

O'Farrell C, Dabiri JO (2014) “Nested contour dynamics models for axisymmetric vortex rings and vortex wakes,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 748: 521-548. [PDF]

Lucas KN, Johnson N, Beaulieu W, Cathcart E, Tirrell G, Colin SP, Gemmell BJ, Dabiri JO, Costello JH (2014) “Bending rules for animal propulsion,” Nature Communications 5: 3293. [PDF]

Dabiri JO, Bose S, Gemmell BJ, Colin SP, Costello JH (2014) “An algorithm to estimate unsteady and quasi-steady pressure fields from velocity field measurements,” Journal of Experimental Biology 217: 331-336. [PDF]

O'Farrell C, Dabiri JO (2014) “Pinch-off of non-axisymmetric vortex rings,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 740: 61-96. [PDF]



2013


Whittlesey RW, Dabiri JO (2013) “Optimal vortex formation in a self-propelled vehicle,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 737: 78-104. [PDF]

Gemmell BJ, Costello JH, Colin SP, Stewart C, Dabiri JO, Tafti D, Priya S (2013) “Passive energy recapture in jellyfish contributes to propulsive advantage over other metazoans,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 110 (44): 17904-17909. [PDF]



2012


Costello JH, Colin SP, Dabiri JO, Villanueva A, Blottman JB, Gemmell BJ, Priya S (2012) “Biomimetic and live jellyfish reveal the mechanistic advantages of a flexible bell margin,” PLoS ONE 7 (11): e48909. [PDF]

Kinzel M, Mulligan Q, Dabiri JO (2012) “Energy exchange in an array of vertical-axis wind turbines,” Journal of Turbulence 13 (38): 1-13. [PDF]

Nawroth JC, Lee H, Feinberg AW, Ripplinger CM, McCain ML, Grosberg A, Dabiri JO, Parker KK (2012) “A tissue-engineered jellyfish with biomimetic propulsion,” Nature Biotechnology 30: 792-797 (Cover Article). [PDF]

O'Farrell C, Dabiri JO (2012) “Perturbation response and pinch-off of vortex rings and dipoles,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 704: 280-300. [PDF]



2011


Sutherland KR, Dabiri JO, Koehl MAR (2011) “Simultaneous field measurements of ostracod swimming behavior and background flow,” Limnology and Oceanography: Fluids and Environment 1: 135-146. [PDF]

Katija K, Colin SP, Costello JH, Dabiri JO (2011) “Quantitatively measuring in situ flows using a self-contained underwater velocimetry apparatus (SCUVA),” Journal of Visualized Experiments 56: e2615. [MOV (60 MB)]

Katija K, Beaulieu WT, Regula C, Colin SP, Costello JH, Dabiri JO (2011) “Quantification of flows generated by the hydromedusa Aequorea victoria: A Lagrangian coherent structure (LCS) analysis,” Marine Ecology Progress Series 435: 111-123. [PDF]

Dabiri JO (2011) “Potential order-of-magnitude enhancement of wind farm power density via counter-rotating vertical-axis wind turbine arrays,” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 3: 043104. [PDF]

Ruiz LA, Whittlesey RW, Dabiri JO (2011) “Vortex-enhanced propulsion,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 668: 5-32 (Focus Article). [PDF]



2010


Colin SP, Costello JH, Hansson LJ, Titelman J, Dabiri JO (2010) “Stealth predation: the basis of the ecological success of the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 107 (40): 17223-17227 (Cover Article). [PDF]

Whittlesey RW, Liska SC, Dabiri JO (2010) “Fish schooling as a basis for vertical-axis wind turbine farm design,” Bioinspiration and Biomimetics 5: 035005. [PDF]

Breitburg DL, Crump BC, Dabiri JO, Gallegos CL (2010) “Ecosystem engineers in the pelagic realm: Habitat alteration by species ranging from microbes to jellyfish,” Integrative and Comparative Biology 50 (2): 188-200. [PDF]

Dabiri JO (2010) “Role of vertical migration in biogenic ocean mixing,” Geophysical Research Letters L11602, doi:10.1029/2010GL043556. [PDF]

Nawroth JC, Feitl KE, Colin SP, Costello JH, Dabiri JO (2010) “Phenotypic plasticity in juvenile jellyfish medusae facilitates effective animal-fluid interaction,” Biology Letters 6 (3): 389-393. [PDF]

Dabiri JO, Colin SP, Katija K, Costello JH (2010) “A wake-based correlate of swimming performance and foraging behavior in seven co-occurring jellyfish species,” Journal of Experimental Biology 213 (8): 1217-1225. [PDF]

O'Farrell C, Dabiri JO (2010) “A Lagrangian approach to identifying vortex pinch-off,” Chaos 20: 017513. [PDF]



2009


Feitl KE, Millett AH, Colin SP, Dabiri JO, Costello JH (2009) “Functional morphology and fluid interactions during early development of scyphomedusae,” Biological Bulletin 217: 283-291. [PDF]

Rosenfeld M, Katija K, Dabiri JO (2009) “Circulation generation and vortex ring formation by static conic nozzles,” Journal of Fluids Engineering 131 (9): 091204. [PDF]

Katija K, Dabiri JO (2009) “A viscosity-enhanced mechanism for biogenic ocean mixing,” Nature 460: 624-626 (Cover Article). [PDF]

Wilson M, Peng J, Dabiri JO, Eldredge JD (2009) “Lagrangian coherent structures in low Reynolds number swimming,” Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 21: 204105 (Cover Article). [PDF]

Peng J, Dabiri JO (2009) “Transport of inertial particles by Lagrangian coherent structures: application to predator-prey interactions in jellyfish feeding,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 623: 75-84 (Cover Article). [PDF]

Dabiri JO (2009) “Optimal vortex formation as a unifying principle in biological propulsion,” Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics 41: 17-33. [PDF]



2008


Costello JH, Colin SP, Dabiri JO (2008) “The medusan morphospace: phylogenetic constraints, biomechanical solutions and ecological consequences,” Invertebrate Biology 127 (3): 265-290 (Cover Article). [PDF]

Peng J, Dabiri JO (2008) “The 'upstream wake' of swimming and flying animals and its correlation with propulsive efficiency,” Journal of Experimental Biology 211 (16): 2669-2677. [PDF]

Katija K, Dabiri JO (2008) “In situ field measurements of aquatic animal-fluid interactions using a self-contained underwater velocimetry apparatus (SCUVA),” Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 6: 162-171. [PDF]

Peng J, Dabiri JO (2008) “An overview of a Lagrangian method for analysis of animal wake dynamics,” Journal of Experimental Biology 211 (2): 280-287. [PDF]



2007


Shadden SC, Katija K, Rosenfeld M, Marsden JE, Dabiri JO (2007) “Transport and stirring induced by vortex formation,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 593: 315-331. [PDF]

Franco E, Pekarek DN, Peng J, Dabiri JO (2007) “Geometry of unsteady fluid transport during fluid-structure interactions,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 589: 125-145. [PDF]

Dabiri JO (2007) “Renewable fluid dynamic energy derived from aquatic animal locomotion,” Bioinspiration and Biomimetics 2: L1-L3. [PDF]

Peng J, Dabiri JO (2007) “A potential-flow, deformable-body model for fluid-structure interactions with compact vorticity: application to animal swimming measurements,” Experiments in Fluids 43 (5): 655-664. [PDF]

Dabiri JO, Colin SP, Costello JH (2007) “Morphological diversity of medusan lineages constrained by animal-fluid interactions,” Journal of Experimental Biology 210 (11): 1868-1873. [PDF]

Peng J, Dabiri JO, Madden PG, Lauder GV (2007) “Non-invasive measurement of instantaneous forces during aquatic locomotion: A case study of the bluegill sunfish pectoral fin,” Journal of Experimental Biology 210 (4): 685-698. [PDF]



2006


Dabiri JO, Colin SP, Costello JH (2006) “Fast-swimming hydromedusae exploit velar kinematics to form an optimal vortex wake,” Journal of Experimental Biology 209 (11): 2025-2033. [PDF]

Shadden SC, Dabiri JO, Marsden JE (2006) “Lagrangian analysis of fluid transport in empirical vortex ring flows,” Physics of Fluids 18 (4): 047105. [PDF]

Dabiri JO (2006) “Note on the induced Lagrangian drift and added-mass of a vortex,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 547: 105-113. [PDF]

Gharib M, Rambod E, Kheradvar A, Sahn DJ, Dabiri JO (2006) “Optimal vortex formation as an index of cardiac health,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 103 (16): 6305-6308. [PDF]

Krueger PS, Dabiri JO, Gharib M (2006) “The formation number of vortex rings formed in uniform background co-flow,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 556: 147-166. [PDF]

Shusser M, Rosenfeld M, Dabiri JO, Gharib M (2006) “Effect of time-dependent piston velocity program on vortex ring formation in a piston/cylinder arrangement,” Physics of Fluids 18 (3): 033601. [PDF]



2005


Dabiri JO (2005) “On the estimation of swimming and flying forces from wake measurements,” Journal of Experimental Biology 208 (18): 3519-3532. [PDF]

Dabiri JO, Colin SP, Costello JH, Gharib M (2005) “Vortex motion in the ocean: in situ visualization of jellyfish swimming and feeding flows,” Physics of Fluids 17 (9): 091108. [PDF]

Dabiri JO, Gharib M (2005) “The role of optimal vortex formation in biological fluid transport,” Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 272: 1557-1560. [PDF]

Dabiri JO, Gharib M (2005) “Starting flow through nozzles with temporally variable exit diameter,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 538: 111-136. [PDF]

Dabiri JO, Colin SP, Costello JH, Gharib M (2005) “Flow patterns generated by oblate medusan jellyfish: field measurements and laboratory analyses,” Journal of Experimental Biology 208 (7): 1257-1265. [PDF]



2004


Dabiri JO, Gharib M (2004) “Fluid entrainment by isolated vortex rings,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics 511: 311-331. [PDF]

Dabiri JO, Gharib M (2004) “A revised slug model boundary layer correction for starting jet vorticity flux,” Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics 17 (4): 293-295. [PDF]

Dabiri JO, Gharib M (2004) “Delay of vortex ring pinch-off by an imposed bulk counter-flow,” Physics of Fluids 16 (4): L28-L30. [PDF]



2003


Dabiri JO, Gharib M (2003) “Sensitivity analysis of kinematic approximations in dynamic medusan swimming models,” Journal of Experimental Biology 206 (20): 3675-3680. [PDF]

Krueger PS, Dabiri JO, Gharib M (2003)“The formation number of vortex rings formed in the presence of uniform background co-flow,” Physics of Fluids 15 (7): L49-L52. [PDF]