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Dr. Vesselina Roussinova

Dr. Vesselina RoussinovaAssistant Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 2518
Office: 3055 CEI


  • PhD, Civil Engineering, University of Windsor, Canada
  • MSc, Chemical Engineering University of Alberta, Canada
  • BSc, Engineering Physics, Sofia University, Bulgaria

Research Interests

  • Experimental and Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Fluid structure interactions for energy harvesting 
  • Turbulent mixing
  • Laser and imaging diagnostics of single and multiphase flows - Laser Doppler Velocimetry (LDV) and Volumetric Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) techniques

Selected Publications

  • Kong H., Roussinova V., Stoilov V., 2019, Renewable Energy Harvesting from Water Flow. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 76(1), pp. 84-101 
  • Jesudhas V, Balachandar R, Roussinova V, Barron R., 2018, CFD study of the turbulence characteristics of a classical hydraulic jump using DES. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 144(6), 04018022, pp. 1-15 
  • Heidari M.,Balachandar R.,Roussinova, V. and Barron R.,2017 Characteristics of flow past a slender, emergent cylinder under shallow open channel condition, Physics of fluids, 29(6),065111
  • Ghasemi, A., Roussinova, V., Balachandar R., and Barron R., 2016Large eddy simulation of the near-field vortex dynamics in starting square jets transitioning into steady state, Physics of fluids, 28(8), 085104