Dr Sophie Calabretto

“Well, it’s certainly not trivial.” Professor Jim Hill

Dr Sophie Calabretto

Honorary Senior Lecturer

School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Macquarie University

Honorary Associate Professor,

Aerospace & Computational Engineering (ACE) Research Group

School of Engineering

University of Leicester

Industry Fellow

School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

University of Technology Sydney

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I am an applied mathematician, fluid mechanist, and science writer.
My research interests include the unsteady flow of rotating fluids, specifically focusing on the dynamics resulting from impulsive changes in rotation rate, including the formation of boundary layers, their subsequent evolution, and the formation of instabilities. I am also interested in transitional turbulence, and rotational coherence in three-dimensional turbulent flows.

I am also the host of The Science Briefing, a podcast about the science of everything, produced by LiSTNR and The Royal Institution of Australia.

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