Chris Rutland


Mechanical Engineering

College of Engineering

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.​

  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Turbulence, combustion, and spray modeling for IC engines
  • Turbulent reacting flows
  • Large eddy simulation
  • IC engine aftertreatment modeling