Old Dominion University Dr. Chester E. Grosch  
Center for Coastal Physical OceanographyOcean, Earth, and Atmospheric SciencesCollege of Sciences 

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Chester E. Grosch

Professor of Oceanography

Ph.D., M.S., M.E., Stevens Institute of Technology (1967, 1959, 1956)

Physical Oceanography
Fluid dynamics, boundary layers, stability, computational fluid dynamics

Dr. Grosch came to Old Dominion University in 1973 as a Samuel L. and Fay M. Slover Chair of Oceanography. Since his graduate work at Stevens Institute of Technology, he has held research and teaching positions at various institutions including Stevens Institute of Technology, Columbia University, Pratt Institute, and the University of Reading, U.K. While at Pratt Institute, he was chair of the Department of Computer Science and director of the Computer Center. In 1989, he was a Royal Society Guest Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge, U.K. Dr. Grosch has done extensive professional consulting and currently serves as consultant for the Institute for Computer Applications in Science Engineering (ICASE).

Research Interests

Current research is focused on langmuir circulation and turbulence on continental shelfs and basic turbulence dynamics.



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