Miss Evgenia (Jenny) Leivadarou


  • 2014 - date: PhD candidate, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
  • 2013-2014: MPhil in Planning, Growth and Regeneration, Land Economy, University of Cambridge
  • 2007-2013: Freelance Civil Engineer (water supply, flood protection design and consulting)
  • 2006-2007: MSc in Water Resources Science and Technology, National Technical University of Athens
  • 2000-2005: MEng in Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens


Jenny is a member of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. She is part of the Environmental and Industrial Fluid Dynamics research group and works in the G. K. Batchelor Laboratory. As a freelance water engineer with more than 8 years of experience in development and evaluation of projects focused on EU Sustainability Policy and the design of roads, railways and hydraulic systems she is interested in the application of fluid dynamics in 'green technology'. 

Motivated by a new approach, the Vortex Fluidics Device (VFD), and the high yields it can achieve, she studies at a fundamental level the fluid mechanics of the VFD and related technologies, and seeks to understand both why high yields are achieved and how the processes based around them may be further enhanced. Jenny's PhD project involves theoretical, numerical and experimental approaches to understanding the fluid mechanics, along with interactions with chemists to understand details of the reactions and how they are affected by different fluid mechanical environments (such as high shear, dissipation, helicity, etc.).


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