Vinod J. Modi

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Journal Articles


Current Science, Volume 84, Number 9, p.1262–1263 (2003)



Vinod J. Modi, professor (emeritus) of mechanical engineering at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, honorary professor at the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), and a distinguished alumnus of the Indian Institute of Science, passed away on 12 February this year. Modi was an exceptionally inventive engineering scientist, known internationally for his extensive work on a wide variety of problems in applied fluid dynamics and related areas in aerospace and other technologies; many of which were concerned one way or the other with flow control. He was also a distinguished and passionate photographer and a generous philanthropist.


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