Wisconsin Energy Institute

Chris Rutland

Chris Rutland

Professor, Mechanical Engineering




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Energy Expertise: 

Chris Rutland’s work is in turbulence, combustion and sprays, with primary application areas being internal combustion engines, emissions control, and fuel efficiency. This work uses advanced computational fluid dynamics, large eddy simulations (LES) and system-level modeling. Professor Rutland’s research program is part of the Engine Research Center, within which there are many collaborations with other modeling and experimental projects.​