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Ramis Örlü

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Ramis Örlü, born in Germany received his MSc (Dipl-.Ing.) in 2003 from the Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany, in Mechanical Engineering. In 2009 he received his Tekn. Dr. (Ph.D.) in Fluid Mechanics from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden,  and got his Docent (Habilitation) in Experimental Fluid Physics from the same institute in 2015. His research is focused on experimental methods and turbulent flows as well as their control.

2009 he started to work as a researcher at the Linné FLOW Centre and the Department of Engineering Mechanics at KTH. He is so far author and co-author of more than 150 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. Since 2017 he holds an Adjunct Professorhip at the University of Bologna, Italy, was a Mercator Fellowship at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, between 2020-2023 and is since 2023 Assoc. Prof at OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University


  • Docent in Experimental Fluid Physics 2015 at KTH
  • Ph.D. in Mechanics 2009 at KTH Mechanics.
  • Licentiate in Fluid Mechanics 2006 at KTH Mechanics.
  • Master of Science (Dipl.-Ing.) in Applied Mechanics 2003 at Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany

Professional history

  • Assoc. Prof at OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University, 2023-present
  • Mercator Fellow at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, 2020-2023
  • Adjunct Professor at University of Bologna, Italy, 2017-present
  • Researcher at KTH Mechanics, 2009-present
  • Ph.D. student at KTH Mechanics 2004-2009

Latest Books:


Compressible Flow (SG2215), assistant | Course web

Fluid Mechanics (SG1218), assistant | Course web

Fluid Mechanics (SG2214), assistant | Course web

Fluid Mechanics for Engineers (SG1220), assistant, course responsible, teacher | Course web

Fluid Mechanics, Basic Course (SG1217), assistant | Course web

Thermodynamics (SG1216), assistant | Course web

Turbulence (SG2218), teacher | Course web

Vehicle Aerodynamics (SG2211), assistant | Course web

Wave Motions and Hydrodynamic Stability (SG2221), assistant | Course web

Wind Energy Aerodynamics (SG2226), assistant | Course web