With CFD and Thermal Sciences becoming the base of almost all the products we build, every university has a department in these fields. In this post, we discussed with top researchers in the field and have come up with universities and labs that perform world-class research in fields such as,

  • Combustion
  • Multi-Phase Flows
  • Turbulent Flow
  • Fluid-Structure Interaction
  • Hypersonics
  • Aerodynamics
  • Flow Physics
  • Bio Fluids
  • Shock Waves

Most top to moderately ranked programs will have rigorous coursework for those interested in fluids and thermal sciences. Here are 25 Universities that you need to consider when it comes to the above-mentioned fields. There is a lot of information in this post, in order to digest every bit of it try spending a significant amount of time. By the way, here is an excel sheet that contains all the 25 universities and their respective research areas.

I will start the list with my Alma matter,

The universities mentioned above, in general, are very good universities and tend to expect higher GRE scores i.e. in the range of 320+, if you did not get a chance to get 320+, some of the universities you can consider are listed below,




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