William T. Hambleton

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William T. Hambleton

Adjunct Teaching Associate Professor,
Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics

Contact

Akerman Hall
110 Union Street SE

Minneapolis,

MN

55455

Education

Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics, University of Minnesota, 2001
M.S., Mechanics, University of Minnesota 2004
B.S. Mathematics, University of Minnesota, 2007

Professional Background

2020: Adjunct Teaching Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics, University of Minnesota

2013-Present: Manager, R&D, Northern Metal Fab, Inc./Midwest Mechanics

2011-Present: Owner, Principal Engineering, Hambleton Instruments, LLC.

2006-2013: Manager, R&D, OEM Fabricators, Inc./Midwest Mechanics

2006-2009: Research Fellow, University of Minnesota

Research Interests
  • Survey published literature and identify knowledge gaps
  • Design and conduct experiments to educate or verify
  • Develop new diagnostic tools where necessary
Selected Publications
  1. Arndt, R. E. A, Hambleton, W. T., Kawakami, E., and Amromin, E. L. 2009. Creation and Maintenance of Cavities Under Horizontal Surfaces In Steady and Gust Flows. Journal of Fluids Engineering vol. 131 
  2. Arndt, R. E., A, Amromin, E. L., and Hambleton, W. 2009. Cavitation Inception in the Wake of a Jet-Driven Body. Journal of Fluids Engineering vol. 131 
  3. Hambleton, W. T., Hutchins, N., and Marusic, I. 2006. Simultaneous Orthogonal-Plane Particle Image Velocimetry Measurements in a Turbulent Boundary Layer. Journal of Fluid Mechanics vol. 560 
  4. Hutchins, N., Hambleton, W. T., and Marusic, I. 2005. Inclined Cross-Stream Stereo Particle Image Velocimetry Measurements in Turbulent Boundary Layers. Journal of Fluid Mechanics vol. 541
  5. Ganapathisubramani, B., Hutchins, N., Hambleton, W. T., Marusic, I., and Longmire, E. K. 2005. Investigations of Large-Scale Coherence in a Turbulent Boundary Layer Using TwoPoint Correlations. Journal of Fluid Mechanics vol. 524