Dr Sophie Calabretto

“Well, it’s certainly not trivial.” Professor Jim Hill

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Dr Sophie Calabretto

Senior Lecturer in Applied Mathematics

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Macquarie University

Honorary Associate Professor in

Applied Mathematics

School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science

Honorary Associate Professor,

ACE Research Group

School of Engineering

University of Leicester

Room 6.25, 12 Wally’s Walk

Macquarie University NSW 2109


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+61 2 9850 8950



I am a fluid mechanist and academic in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Macquarie University.

My research interests include the unsteady flow of rotating fluids, specifically focusing on the dynamics resulting from impulsive changes in rotation rate, including the formation of boundary layers, their subsequent evolution, and the formation of instabilities. I am also interested in transitional turbulence, and rotational coherence in three-dimensional turbulent flows.

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