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We want to do great things while fostering a team culture of mentorship and collaboration, promote critical and independent thinking, and value scientific integrity. We have a lot of fun doing what we do, and Columbia University offers a unique and stimulating environment for both professional and personal growth.

We are also constantly on the lookout for talented and driven students across a range of fields – reach out to explore existing opportunities!

Our Group

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  • Marco G. Giometto

    Marco G. Giometto

    CEEM Assistant Professor, Amazon Visiting Academic

    mg3929@columbia.edu

    Marco is Assistant Professor in the CEEM Department at Columbia University and an Amazon Visiting Academic. He received his PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Braunschweig and Florence Universities (2014), and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (2016). Prior to joining Columbia, he held postdoctoral positions at the University of British Columbia and at the Center for Turbulence Research at Stanford University.

  • Manuel F. Schmid

    Manuel F. Schmid

    Postdoctoral Scholar

    mfs2173@columbia.edu

    BS and MS in Environmental Sciences & Engineering from EPF Lausanne, PhD from the University of British Columbia, Canada. Research areas: Boundary-layer flows over rough surfaces, urban canopy flows, computational methods.

  • Jaeyoung Jung

    Jaeyoung Jung

    Postdoctoral Scholar

    jj3326@columbia.edu

    BS and PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Seoul National University, South Korea. Research areas: Multi-scale mechanics, theoretical and numerical analysis of flow physics, canopy flows, and machine learning.

  • Jérémie Janin

    Jérémie Janin

    Postdoctoral Scholar

    jj3387@columbia.edu

    BS and MS in Industrial Energy and Engineering from Ecole National Supérieure en Génie des Technologies Industrielles and PhD at IRSN and Aix-Marseille University. Research area: Particle dispersion in turbulent flows.

  • Weiyi Li

    Weiyi Li

    Postdoctoral Scholar

    wl2485@columbia.edu

    BS in Mechanical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, MS and PhD from Columbia University. Research areas: Canopy flows, non-equilibrium effects in boundary-layer flows.

  • Gurpreet S. Hora

    Gurpreet S. Hora

    PhD Student

    gh2546@columbia.edu

    BTech in Civil Engineering from IIT Bombay and MS in Civil & Environmental Engineering from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Research area: AI for turbulent flows.

  • Atharva S. Sathe

    Atharva S. Sathe

    PhD Student

    as6481@columbia.edu

    BTech and MTech in Aerospace Engineering from IIT Bombay. Research area: Turbulence modeling for urban canopy flow.

  • Pawan N. Chandiramani

    Pawan N. Chandiramani

    PhD Student

    pnc2119@columbia.edu

    BTech and MTech in Aerospace Engineering from IIT Kharagpur. Research area: Boundary-layer flow in complex terrain.

  • Kishore R. Sathia

    Kishore R. Sathia

    PhD Student

    krs2199@columbia.edu

    BTech in Mechanical Engineering and MTech in Computational Engineering from IIT Madras. Research area: Atmospheric boundary-layer transport and turbulence.

  • Amos Fishman-Resheff

    Amos Fishman-Resheff

    Research Engineer

    af3453@columbia.edu

    BS in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Research area: Field deployment lead and drone-based surveying.

  • Emily Shang

    Emily Shang

    Undergraduate Student

    es3893@columbia.edu

    BS student at Columbia University, Civil Engineering. Research area: Field observations and data analysis.

  • Shiv Kampani

    Shiv Kampani

    Undergraduate Student

    svk2118@columbia.edu

    BS student at Columbia University, Computer Science. Research area: Fluid flow visualization in virtual reality environments.

  • Ana Mateo-Jerez

    Ana Mateo-Jerez

    Undergraduate Student

    am5997@columbia.edu

    BS student at Columbia University, Civil Engineering. Research area: Field observations and data analysis.

  • Kyle Chen

    Kyle Chen

    Undergraduate Student

    kmc2315@columbia.edu

    BA student at Columbia University, Computer Science. Research area: Field observations and data analysis.

  • Sky (Mingyang) Sun

    Sky (Mingyang) Sun

    Undergraduate Student

    ms6124@columbia.edu

    BS student at Columbia University, Computer Science. Research area: Field observations and data analysis.

  • Mari Chikaarashi

    Mari Chikaarashi

    Undergraduate Student

    mc5518@columbia.edu

    BS student at Columbia University, Mechanical Engineering. Research area: Field observations and data analysis.

Alumni

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  • Sofia Farina – visiting PhD student, University of Trento, 2022-2023.
  • Kealan Hennessy – MS student, 2022-2023.
  • Pierce Rubenstein – BS student, 2023.
  • Doyup Kwon – BS student, 2023.
  • Beatrice Giacomini – PhD student, 2023. First position after EFPL: Virtu Financial Operating LLC.
  • Justin Walkup – BS student, 2022.
  • Hayato Takai – BS student, 2022.
  • Weiyi Li – PhD student, 2023. Postdoctoral Scholar at EFPL.
  • Hongshuo Yang – MS student, 2021-2023.
  • Kianoosh Yousefi – Assistant Research Scientist, 2021-2022. First position after EFPL: Assistant Professor at UT Dallas. Website
  • Andrei Coman – BS student, 2022.
  • Kiran Sreenivasa – MS student, 2022.
  • Zejian You – MS student, 2021-2022.
  • Arunit Maity – MS student, 2022.
  • Meera Mavroidis – BS student, 2022.
  • Onyinyechi Winner Obineche – BS student, 2021.
  • Daniel William Kolano – BS student, 2020–2021. First position after EFPL: Graduate student at Stanford University.
  • Christine Ye Shu Blackshaw – BS student, 2020–2021. First position after EFPL: PhD student at Princeton University.
  • Yicheng Li – MS student, 2019–2020. First position after EFPL: PhD student at University of California, Davis.
  • Tieliang Huang – MS student, 2019–2020. First position after EFPL: Engineer at China Construction Frist Group Construction & Development Co. Ltd.
  • Shinya Michael Kondo – BS student, 2018–2020. First position after EFPL: PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania. National Science Foundation Graduate Resesearch Fellowship Program awardee.
  • Mostafa Momen – Assistant Research Scientist, 2018-2019. First position after EFPL: Assistant Professor at the University of Houston. Website
  • Cheng Bi – MS student, 2018–2019. First position after EFPL: PhD student at National University of Singapore.
  • Jean Lac – visiting BS student, ENS Paris Saclay, France, 2020. First position after EFPL: PhD student at École Normale Supérieure Paris Saclay, France.
  • Sophie Abramian – visiting BS student, ENS Paris Saclay, France, 2018–2019. First position after EFPL: PhD student at Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace, France.
  • Annagiulia Bernardi – visiting MS student, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 2018–2019. First position after EFPL: Project Manager presso Avalon Real Estate S.p.A.
  • Yuxi Guan – visiting PhD student, Wuhan University, China, 2018–2019.

Joining Our Group

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PhD students: Please apply for a PhD position in Engineering Mechanics via our graduate admission program and indicate Marco Giometto as the faculty member of interest.

BS or MS students at Columbia interested in joining our group to carry out independent research: Feel free to reach out to explore existing opportunities. We are constantly looking for motivated students from SEAS and other schools to support ongoing research projects. You are expected to have taken standard math and physics courses, fluid mechanics, and to have a basic understanding of numerical methods and programming.

Postdoc candidates: Please send your CV along with a research statement and two reference papers. Openings for postdocs are dependent on funding constraints. Please also consider applying for either of these scholarships: Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research Program, DSI Postdoctoral Fellowship, NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship, Ford Foundation Fellowship Program, National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship, L’OREAL USA for Women in Science Fellowship.