We are excited to announce that Dr. Truscott is a 2015 Office of Naval Research Recipient! The award is linked the work entitled Natural swarms and crowds: Observation and Modeling. This grant allows the Splash Lab to do utilize our 3D imaging techniques to unravel behaviors of swarms and swarming behavior of animals and humans. We [...]
I hope those of you reading this have had a chance to experience the BYU Splash Lab during its short tenure, whether in person or through one of our videos. Though I must take credit for its inception, I cannot take full credit for the inspiring images, scientific publications and successful graduates [...]
We are proud to announce that our work on spinning spheres in a shallow bath has now been published and featured on the cover of Physics of Fluids! When a hard-boiled egg spins through a pool of milk on the kitchen counter, the milk rises up the sides of the egg and droplets are ejected. This [...]
We are happy to announce that we were selected as winners of the 2014 gallery of fluid motion. The contest hosts approx. 150 entries with 12 winners, which were really fun to see this year. The winning poster and video are below. Matryoshka Cavity - Milton van Dyke Award Winner Buckling instability of crown sealing- Video [...]
Splash Lab made a short video of commencement at BYU to congratulate the class of 2014. Enjoy!
This week Splash Lab ran the 2nd annual Utah Underwater Robotics competition at the Lehi Legacy center. The only ROV competition in the state of Utah. Over 450 middle and elementary school-age students participated. Throughout the year dozens of volunteers traveled to these various schools to teach the students about physics and engineering. These students [...]