Turbulence Research Laboratory

Concordia University
Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science

Our research focuses on applying experimental, computational and analytical approaches to investigate fluid dynamics problems and develop effective flow control strategies relevant to current engineering needs.

Please visit other sections of our website to learn more about our research interests, publications and past projects, facilities, research team and collaborators and available research opportunities.  

We believe that everyone deserves an opportunity to reach their full potential, irrespective of their gender, sexual orientation, religion and ethnicity. Therefore, CTRL strives to promote diversity in the composition of lab members and ensures that all scholarly activities uphold equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) principles. These efforts bring strength, promote creativity and novelty, provide a sound inclusive environment for research and collaborations, and ensure that our innovative scientific research and technologies benefit the entire society.
Our current research interests include:
  • Turbulent flows
  • Flow control
  • Bluff body aerodynamics
  • Jets
  • Turbulent boundary layers
  • Open channels
  • Wall roughness
Dr. Ebenezer Ekow Essel, P. Eng.
Dept. of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Eng.
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Montreal, QC  H3G 1M8, Canada
Email: ebenezer.essel@concordia.ca
Tel.: 514-848-2424, ext: 5350
Office: EV3.286

Recent Events

Congrats Hydrofoil Bike Capstone Team!

Congratulations to the Hydrofoil Bike Team (Mark Said,Mohamed KhalifaMichael M.,Marc Aprahamian,Omar Metwally and Pierce Reid) for completing your capstone project under my supervision at Concordia Turbulence Research Lab (Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science)! We are proud of your achievement and wish you the best in your career paths!

Special Thanks: MIAE Capstone Committee (Michael Rembacz, Eng.Ashok Kaushal ( Ph.D, PEO),Amir Jalini), Concordia University Small Grants Program, Concordia Experiential Learning and Polymos Inc.