James Wright

PhD Student, Aerospace Engineering

University of Colorado Boulder

Who am I?

I'm a PhD student studying aerospace engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. My research is in simulating fluid flows, known as computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Specifically, I research improving hybrid turbulence models.

I'm also interesetd in motorsports, vehicle aerodynamics, and disc golf.


  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • Turbulence Modeling
  • Vehicle Aerodyanmics
  • Motorsports


  • PhD in Aerospace Engineering

    University of Colorado Boulder

  • MSc in Mechanical Engineering, 2019

    Clemson University

  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering, 2014

    Clemson University

Recent Publications

Hybrid Turbulence Model Computations of the NASA Juncture Flow Model Using PHASTA

Simulations of the NASA Wing Juncture problem using the open-source PHASTA solver. Results from SA and DDES turbulence models with …