Chair of Computational Science

Clausiusstrasse 33
ETH-Zentrum, CLT E 13

CH-8092 Zürich
Fax: +41 44 632 17 03
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  • Postdoc, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 2011
  • Ph.D., Aeronautics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 2010
  • M.Sc., Aeronautics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 2005
  • B.Sc., Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego, CA, 2004


  • Fluid-structure interaction

  • Propulsion and swimming

  • Ideal vortex dynamics and flows


  • A. A. Tchieu, E. Kanso, and P. K. Newton. The finite dipole dynamical system. Proceedings of the Royal Society A, in press, 2012. (link)
  • Gazzola M., Mimeau C., Tchieu A.A., Koumoutsakos P., Flow mediated interactions between two cylinders at finite re numbers. Physics of Fluids, 24(4):043103, 2012. (link)
  • A. A. Tchieu and A. Leonard. A discrete-vortex model for the arbitrary motion of a thin airfoil with fluidic control. Journal of Fluids and Structures, 27(5-6):680–693, 2011. (link)
  • A. A. Tchieu, D. Crowdy, and A. Leonard. Fluid-structure interaction of two bodies in an inviscid fluid. Physics of Fluids, 22(10):107101, 2010. (link)
  • J. A. Muse, A. A. Tchieu, A. T. Kutay, R. Chandramohan, A. J. Calise, and A. Leonard. Vortex model based adaptive flight control using synthetic jets. In AIAA Guidance Navigation and Control Conference, Chicago, August 2009. (link)
  • A. A. Tchieu, A. Leonard, A. T. Kutay, J. A. Muse, and A. J. Calise. Validation of a low-order model for closed-loop flow control enabled flight. In AIAA Flow Control Conference, Seattle, June 2008. (link)


  • TA: Computational engineering – Spring Semester 2012 (D-MAVT)