1986 - B.Sc., School of Mechanical Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
1990 - M.Sc., School of Mechanical Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
1999 - Ph.D., Department of Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Energy-related flow control applications, active separation control, dynamic stall control, wake and vortex management; high-lift and high-alpha aerodynamics
Turbo-machinery heat transfer, jet noise, combustion and mixing
Plasma-based control of low speed flows; MEMS-based control of high-speed flows
Experimentation for CFD validation, turbulence modeling
Flow transition and relaminarization
2005-2007: Senior Scientist, Hermann Foettinger Institute, Technical University of Berlin
2002-2005: NRC Research Associate, Flow Physics and Control Branch, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton VA, USA
2001-2004: Honorary Research Fellow, University of the Witwatersrand, SA
2000-2002: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Tel Aviv University, Israel
2001-2002: Lecturer, Department of Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer, Tel Aviv University
2000-2001: Senior Research Associate, IIT, Chicago IL, USA
1988-1994: Technical Specialist, Aerotek, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), South Africa
Membership in Professional Societies
AIAA - Associate Fellow: American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics
APS - American Physical Society
ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Honors and Awards
2012: First Prize, Renewable Energy Category at the First Israel National Conference for Sustainable Growth
2008: Sanford Kaplan Prize for Creative Management of 21st Century High Technology
2004: NASA AAAC Team Award (CFD Validation Workshop)
2002, 2003, 2004: NRC Associateship Award, NASA Langley Research Center
2001-2004: Honorary Research Fellowship, University of the Witwatersrand, SA
Lacarelle, A., Faustmann, T., Greenblatt, D., Paschereit, C.O., Lehmann, O., Luchtenburg, D.M. and Noack, B.R., "Spatio-Temporal Characterization of a Conical Swirler Flow Field under Strong Forcing," ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 131, Issue 3, 2009, 031504 (12 pages).
Rumsey, C.L. and Greenblatt, D., "Flow Control Predictions Using URANS Modeling: A Parametric Study," AIAA Journal, Vol. 47, No. 9, 2009, pp. 2259-2262.
Greenblatt, D., Vey, S., Paschereit, C., Meyer, R., "Flap Vortex Management using Active Gurney Flaps," AIAA Journal, Vol. 47, No. 12, 2009, pp. 2845-2856.
Romm, I., Greenblatt, D. and Ishay, M., "Subcritical Pipe Flow Transition Control Using Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Actuators," International Journal of Flow Control, Vol. 1, No. 4, 2009, pp. 239-254.
Greenblatt, D. and Arzuan, G., "Active Control of Flow Separation in a Radial Blower," Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 132, Issue 5, 2010, 051202 (6 pages).
Greenblatt, D., "Active Control of Leading-Edge Dynamic Stall," International Journal of Flow Control, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2010, pp. 21-38.
Schüle, C.Y. and Greenblatt, D., "Combined plasma and Gurney flap flow control at very low flight Reynolds numbers," AIAA Journal, Vol. 48, No. 11, 2010, pp. 2714-2718.
Greenblatt, D., "Application of Large Gurney Flaps on Low Reynolds Number Fan Blades," Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 133, 2011, 021102-1-8 (DOI: 10.1115/1.4003301).
Sasson, B. and Greenblatt, D., "Effect of Leading-Edge Slot blowing on a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine," AIAA Journal, Vol. 49, No. 9, 2011, pp. 1932-1942. DOI: 10.2514/1.J050851.
Greenblatt, D., Treizer, A., Eidelman, A. and Mueller-Vahl, H., "Flow-Control-Induced Vibrations using Pulsed DBD Plasma Actuators," Journal of Fluids & Structures, Vol. 34, 2012, pp. 170-189.
Greenblatt, D., Schneider, T. and Schüle, C.Y., "Mechanism of Flow Separation Control at Low Reynolds Numbers using Plasma Actuation," Physics of Fluids, Vol. 24, 077102, 2012; http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4733399 (26 pages).