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Chester Grosch

  • Chester Grosch
  • Professor
  • Ocean, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
  • 4111 Monarch Way, 3rd Floor
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4931
  • cxgrosch@odu.edu
  • Education

    Stevens Institute Of Technology, 1967
    Major: Physics-Fluid Dynamics
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Stevens Institute of Technology, 1959
    Major: Applied Mathematics
    Degree: M.S.
    Stevens Institute of Technology, 1956
    Major: Engineering
    Degree: M.E.
  • Research Interests

    Fluid Dynamics, Boundary Layer Theory, Hydrodynamic Stability, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Algorithms for Parallel Computation, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Analysis of Time Series of Geophysical Data
  • 2005: Distinguished Research Career Award, Old Dominion University
  • 1994: Group Achievement Award (to the ICASE Fluid Mechanics Group), NASA
  • 1964: Ottens Award for Excellence in Research, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Measurement of the diurnal warm layer and biologically-induced heating during the CIRENE Campaign
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF, OCE-0629707
    Date: April, 2006 - December, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Grosch, C. E.
    Collaborative Research: LES & Modeling of Turbulence on Shallow Shelves under Combined Langmuir, Tidal & Convective Forcing with Comparison to VADCP Observations
    Date: September, 2009 - September, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Grosch, C. E.; Gargett, A. E.
    Collaborative Research: Near-surface controls of air-sea CO2 exchange: A contribution to the UK-SOLAS deep ocean gas exchange experiment
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF, OCE-0623247
    Date: September, 2006 - August, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Grosch, C. E.
    Doppler turbulence techniques for ocean observatories: an interactive approach using in situ measurements and LES models
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF
    Date: April, 2002 - March, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Grosch, C. E.; Gargett, A. E.; Klinck, J.
    Studies in time-varying, forced turbulent flow and temporally filtered large eddy simulation
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center
    Date: February, 2005 - February, 2007
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Grosch, C. E.; Tejada-Martinez, A. E.
    Assessing the impact of correlated recruitments in multispecies models
    Sponsoring Organization: National Marine Fishery Service, NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office
    Date: June, 2004 - May, 2006
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Grosch, C. E.; Miller, T. J.; Jones, C. M.
    GLOBEC: Gulf Alaska Long Term Observation Program
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF
    Date: December, 2000 - November, 2005
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Grosch, C. E.; Royer, T. C.
    Studies in forced and time varying turbulent flow
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center
    Date: February, 2004 - February, 2005
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Grosch, C. E.
    Ocean climate variability as a potential influence on Steller's sea lion populations
    Sponsoring Organization: NOAA
    Date: July, 2001 - August, 2004
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Grosch, C. E.; Royer, T. C.
    Studies in transition and time varying turbulent flows
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center
    Date: November, 2001 - February, 2004
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Grosch, C. E.