Short CV

  • 2010–2013: PhD in fluid mechanics, LMFA (Lyon, France), supervised by Benoît Pier and Julian F. Scott
  • 2010: Diplôme d'Ingénieur de l'École Centrale de Lyon & Master of Science (Georgia Tech, USA, Aerospace Engineering)

Research interests

Instabilities (convective and absolute), mixing in stratified shear flows, flow control



  • Stratified turbulence in the 21st century – New insights on an increasingly important problem,
    21–22 March 2016, Kavli Royal Society Centre, Chicheley Hall, Newport Pagnell, U.K.
  • 68th APS DFD, 22–24 Nov. 2015, Boston, USA
  • 19th International Couette–Taylor Workshop, 22–24 June 2015, Cottbus, Germany
  • Euromech 567, Turbulent mixing in stratified flows, March 22–25 2015, Cambdrige, UK
  • 67th APS DFD, 23–25 Nov. 2014, San Francisco, USA
  • Workshop ISTROF 2014, Instabilities and Turbulence in Stratified Rotational Flows, June 23–25 2014, Le Havre, France
  • European Turbulence Conference 14, 1–4 Sept. 2013, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Lyon, France
  • Euromech colloquium 547, Trends in Open Shear Flow Instability, 1–3 July 2013, École Polytechnique, Paris, France
  • European Fluid Mechanics Conference 9, 9–13 Sept. 2012, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Rome, Italy
  • European Postgraduate Fluid Dynamics Conference, 9–12 Aug. 2011, Göttingen, Germany
  • Euromech Colloquium 525, Instabilities and transition in three-dimensional flows with rotation, 21–23 June 2011, École Centrale de Lyon, Ecully, France


  • Tutoring of research internship (Florian Nguyen, Master 1 ENS Paris)
  • Tutorials: calculus, computational mathematics, mechanics
  • 2010–2013 (Lyon):

    • practical work & tutorials in fluid mechanics for undergraduate students
    • student project advising: development of a wind-tunnel facility dedicated to flow visualisation about complex geometries


2015–2016: organizer of the fluids and materials group seminars



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e-mail: colin DOT leclercq AT onera DOT fr