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Following doctoral studies and a research appointment at The Johns Hopkins University, Professor Tavoularis has, since 1980, been a member of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Ottawa, where he served terms as Department Chair, Director of the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Interim Vice Dean, Research. He has been HPCVL-Sun Microsystems Canada Chair in Computational Science and Engineering and is Director of the uOttawa Fluid Mechanics Laboratory. He supervises a large team of researchers on turbulence, turbulent mixing, vortex dynamics, aerodynamics, nuclear reactor thermalhydraulics, cardiovascular mechanics, and design of flow apparatus and instrumentation. Professor Tavoularis has initiated fundamental and applied research projects supported by grants and contracts from NSERC, MRC, NRC, DND, EMR, AECL (CNL), NRCan, UNENE, CNSC, Pratt and Whitney Canada and others and has served as a consultant to government and industry. He is the author of the graduate textbook Measurement in Fluid Mechanics, published by Cambridge University Press, and numerous research articles and reports. Professor Tavoularis has been elected as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, a Fellow of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering and a Fellow of the American Physical Society and is a recipient of the George S. Glinski Award for Excellence in Research and the 2017 Medal of the Canadian Congress for Applied Mechanics.