CER News:
Prof. Tynan elected fellow of American Physical Society.

30 September 2010

George Tynan, a member and former Associate Director of the CER, has been elected to the rank of Fellow by the American Physical Society (APS). Election to Fellowship in the American Physical Society is limited to no more than one half of one percent of the membership.

The citation reads as follows:

"For fundamental experimental investigations of shear flow turbulence decorrelation and zonal flow-turbulence interactions, and for leadership in developing laboratory-scale experiments of turbulent transport."

Professor Tynan is a member of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department and currently serves as Associate Vice Chancellor for Research at UC San Diego. He can be reached at gtynan@ucsd.edu.