Professor Robert William Bilger

Robert William Bilger, FAA, FTSE, FAPS

Robert William Bilger

Elected in 2003

Short citation at year of election

Professor Bilger has made important contributions to the study of turbulent reacting flows. Turbulent reacting flows are a generic class of scientific problems that are of classical intractability and are important in engines, furnaces, fires, explosions and in the environment. His contributions may be grouped into four research themes: mixing in variable density flows; turbulence-chemistry interactions; the development of conserved scalar theory; and conditional moment closure modelling. Professor Bilger's theoretical contributions have been internationally recognised and are based on innovative experimentation. They have given rise to novel approaches to mathematical modelling of combustion systems and their pollutant emissions. 

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