Iowa State-produced video takes 1st place prize at ASME Fluids Engineering Division summer meeting

A video produced by an Iowa State University research team was awarded first place for the Inaugural Flow Visualization Competition and Prize at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Fluids Engineering Division (FED) summer meeting last week in Hawaii.

The research team was led by ME Bergles Professor Ted Heindel along with graduate students Julie Bothell, Danyu Li, and Timothy Morgan. The video is entitled “High Speed X-Ray Imaging of an Airblast Atomizer” and features research utilizing the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory.

“The Advanced Photon Source allows us to acquire unique high-speed X-ray video,” said Dr. Heindel. “Our team is honored that we could share some of the video with the fluids engineering community and that the judges thought it was worthy of first place.”