Boundary Layer Theory

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    Vjacheslav Nicolaevich Samokhin

    • Moscow State University of Printing Arts, Moscow, Russia
    • Why is the nominee qualified? Expert in boundary layer theory. Coauthor, with O. A. Oleinik, of the well-known treatise "Mathematical models in boundary layer theory"

    Andrei Dmitrievich POLYANIN

    • (email not known)
    • Institute for Problems in Mechanics, Russian Academy of Sciences and Department of Fundamental Sciences, Bauman Moscow State Technical University
    • Why is the nominee qualified? Expert in ordinary differential equations, partial differential equations,heat and mass transfer, fluid mechanics, etc. He's author of more than 30 books, including some best-selling handbooks. Editor of scholarpedia.

    John D. Anderson, Jr.

    • Curator of Aerodynamics, National Air and Space Museum at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park.
    • Why is the nominee qualified? Author has written 10 books on Aerodynamics and he's an expert in aerodynamics, computational fluid dynamics, hypersonic flow and the hystory of aerodynamics and aeronautics. He has been repeatedly recognized for the lasting influence of his recent contributions to aerospace engineering education and for writing undergraduate and graduate textbooks in aerospace engineering which have received worldwide acclaim for their readability and clarity of presentation, including historical content. In the December 2005 issue of Physics Today he authored the stimulating article "Ludwig Prandtl's Boundary Layer".
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