Shervin Bagheri

Associate Professor, Docent
Phone: +46 8 790 67 70
Fax: +46 8 796 98 50
E-mail: shervin@mech.kth.se
WWW: Personal Homepage
Room: 2715 Osquars backe 18


2006 M.S. in Engineering Physics, Uppsala Univ., Sweden
2010 PhD in Fluid Mechanics, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

Professional History

2006 - 2010: Graduate student at KTH
2010 - 2011: Researcher at KTH
2011 - 2012: Marie Curie Fellow, Genova, Italy
2012 - 2015: Assistant Professor at KTH (VR-FoAss)
2015- present: Associate Professor at KTH

Research and Professional Activities

I am interested in understanding how flowing fluids and surfaces behave and interact. Our main objective is to apply this understanding to design new surfaces to control/sense flows and particles suspended in fluids.

Teaching Activity

Leader for the following list of courses.
For the complete list of courses at mechanics, see Courses .

CourseProg.TitleKTH Info
SG1217 CFATE Strömningsmekanik, grundkurs SG1217


Please note that this list might not be complete. Follow each article link for additional authors.

2017A framework for computing effective boundary conditions at the interface between free fluid and a porous medium
Journal of Fluid Mechanics 812 866-889 (Published)
2017Passive control of a falling sphere by elliptic-shaped appendages
Physical Review Fluids 2 033901 (Published)
2017A computational continuum model of poroelastic beds
Proceedings of the Royal Society A 473 20160932 (Published)
2016A stable fluid–structure-interaction solver for low-density rigid bodies using the immersed boundary projection method
Journal of Computational Physics 305 300-318 (Published)
2015On the role of adaptivity for robust laminar flow control
Journal of Fluid Mechancis 767 R1 (Published)
2014Adaptive and model-based control theory applied to convectively unstable flows
Appl. Mech. Reviews 66(6) 060801 (Published)
2014Passive appendages generate drift through symmetry breaking
Nature Communications 5 5310 (Published)
2013Transition delay in boundary layer flow using active control
Journal of Fluid Mechanics   (Accepted)
2012Bifurcation and stability analysis of a jet in crossflow: Onset of global instability at low velocity ratio
J. Fluid Mech.   (Accepted)
2011Self-sustained global oscillations in a jet in crossflow
Theoret. Comput. Fluid dynamics 25 129-146 (Published)
2011Stability of a jet in crossflow
Phys. Fluids 23 091113 (Published)
2011Secondary threshold amplitudes for sinuous streak breakdown
Phys. Fluids 23 074103 (Published)
2011Transition delay using control theory
Phil. Trans. R. Soc. London A   (Accepted)
2011Feedback control of three-dimensional optimal disturbances using reduced-order models
Journal of Fluid Mechanics 677 63-102 (Published)
2010Model reduction of the nonlinear complex Ginzburg-Landau equation
SIAM J. App. Dyn. Sys. 9(4) 1284-1302 (Published)
2009Input-output analysis and control design applied to a linear model of spatially developing flows
Appl. Mech. Reviews 62(2) 020803 (Published)
2009Input-output analysis, model reduction and control of the flat-plate boundary layer
J. Fluid Mech. 620 263-298 (Published)
2009Matrix-free methods for the stability and control of boundary layers
AIAA Journal 47 1057-1068 (Published)
2009Reduced-order models for flow control: balanced models and Koopman modes
Proc. Seventh IUTAM Symposium on Laminar-Turbulent Transition, Stockholm, Sweden, 2009  43-50 (Published)
2009Global stability of a jet in cross-flow
J. Fluid Mech. 624 33-44 (Published)
2009Spectral analysis of nonlinear flows
J. Fluid Mech. 641 115-127 (Published)
2009Linear control of 3D disturbance on a flat-plate
Proceedings of the Seventh IUTAM Symposium on Laminar-Turbulent Transition, Stockholm, Sweden, 2009 18 373-378 (Published)
2008Input-output analysis and control of spatially developing shear flows
AIAA Paper 2008-4099   (Published)
2007The stabilizing effect of streaks on TS and oblique waves: A parametric study
Phys. Fluids 19 078103 (Published)
2007Research on the interaction between streamwise streaks and Tollmien–Schlichting waves at KTH
ERCOFTAC Bulletin 74 37-43 (Published)
2007Control of the Linearized Channel Flow via Adjoint-Based Iterative Optimization
ERCOFTAC Bulletin 73  (Published)
In-flight active-wave-cancelation via delayed-x-LMS control algorithm in a laminar boundary layer
Experiments in fluids   (Submitted)
Energy efficiency and performance limitations of linear adaptive control for transition delay
Journal of Fluid Mechanics   (Submitted)

Internal Reports

Please note that this list might not be complete.

YearTitleDocument Type
2010Analysis and control of transitional shear layers using global modes Doctoral thesis
2008Stability analysis and control design of spatially developing flows Licentiate thesis