Recipient


Greg A. Voth

Greg A. Voth
Haverford College

Citation:

"Langrangian Acceleration Measurements in Turbulence at Large Reynolds Numbers."

Background:

Greg Anthony Voth was born on Feb. 9, 1972 in Mountain Lake, Minnesota to John and Carolyn Voth. They lived 9 years in Minnesota before moving to Meno, Oklahoma. He attended high school at Oklahoma Bible Academy in Enid, Oklahoma.

After completing undergraduate study in physics at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL in 1994, he received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship which he used for study at Cornell University. In 1998 he was awarded the Jayesh Prize for an outstanding presentation in the Stability Transition and Turbulence Seminar Series in the Deptartment of Mechanical Engineering. He received a PhD in physics from Cornell in August 2000.

His research interests include particle motion in turbulence, mixing, and granular flows. Currently, he is a postdoctoral associate and visiting assistant professor at Haverford College in Haverford PA. He lives with his wife, Ellen, in Bryn Mawr PA.



Selection Committee:

Mory Gharib (Chair)