Arindam Banerjee, associate professor of mechanical engineering and mechanics at Lehigh University, has been appointed to two editorial boards.

Banerjee joined the Journal of Fluids Engineering as an associate editor. The journal, established by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), is devoted to the dissemination of technical information in fluid mechanics, a branch of physics concerned with the forces on liquids, gases and plasmas. The publication is one of 32 journal titles published by the ASME, an organization established in 1880 to promote collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines. ASME has more than 130,000 members in 151 countries.

Banerjee has also joined the editorial board of Renewable Energy, an international journal about research and engineering in all types of renewable energy. The journal aims to serve researchers, engineers, economists, manufacturers, NGOs, associations and societies to help them keep abreast of new developments in their specialist fields and to apply alternative energy solutions to current practices. The journal is published by Elsevier, also founded in 1880, an international multimedia publishing company with over 20,000 products for the educational, science and health care communities.

Banerjee's interest and expertise lie in multiscale fluid dynamics with emphasis on energy and biological systems. His research goal is to enhance our limited understanding of fundamental issues related to space and scale interactions in turbulent flows.

Banerjee heads the Turbulent Flow Design Group at Lehigh. His most recent grant, awarded in February from Los Alamos National Laboratory, studies the effects of material strength on Rayleigh-Taylor (RT) Instability.

Banerjee earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Jadavpur University in Kolkata, India, a masters in mechanical engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology, and a doctorate in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University. His postdoctoral study was at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. Banerjee is the recipient of the prestigious NSF Early Career Award (2014), the Joel and Ruth Spira Teaching Excellence Award (2015) and the Libsch Early Career Research Award (2017).

Story by Mary Anne Lynch '16G