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Dr. Sukanta BasuAssociate Professor
Tel. (919) 513-7776
5150 Jordan Hall
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Bachelor of Technology (Honors), Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 1998

Master of Applied Science, Environmental Engineering, University of Windsor, Ontario, 2000

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2004

Atmospheric boundary layer processes, turbulence modeling (large-eddy simulation), wind power meteorology, numerical weather prediction, antarctic meteorology, dispersion modeling, and nonlinear time series analysis.

Storm, B. and Basu, S. (2010). "The WRF Model Forecast-Derived Low-Level Wind Shear Climatology over the United States Great Plains" Energies (invited paper), 3, 258-276.

Basu, S. (2009). "Can the dynamic eddy-viscosity class of subgrid-scale models capture inertial-range properties of Burgers turbulence?" Journal of Turbulence, 10, 1-16.

Storm, B., Dudhia, J., Basu, S., Swift, A., and Giammanco, I. (2008). "Evaluation of the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model on forecasting low-level jets: Implications for wind energy." Wind Energy. DOI: 10.1002/we.288

Basu, S., Vinuesa, J.-F., and Swift, A. (2008). "Dynamic LES modeling of a diurnal cycle." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 47, 1156-1174.

Basu, S., Holtslag, AAM, van de Wiel, BJH, Moene, A., and Steeneveld, G.-J. (2008). "An inconvenient 'truth' about using sensible heat flux as a surface boundary condition in models under stably stratified regimes." Acta Geophysica - Special issue in The Latest Topics in Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 10.2478/s11600-007-0038-y

Basu, S., Foufoula-Georgiou, E., Lashermes, B., and Arnéodo, A. (2007). "Estimating intermittency exponent in neutrally stratified atmospheric surface layer flows: A robust framework based on magnitude cumulant and surrogate analyses." Physics of Fluids, 19, 115102.

Vinuesa, J-F., Basu, S., and Galmarini, S. (2007). "The diurnal evolution of 222Rn and its progeny in the atmospheric boundary layer during the Wangara experiment." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 7, 5003-5019.

Anderson, W., Basu, S., and Letchford, C. (2007). "Comparison of dynamic subgrid-scale models for simulations of neutrally buoyant shear-driven atmospheric boundary layer flows." Environmental Fluid Mechanics, 7, 195-215.


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