Gbemeho Agbaglah

Gbemeho Agbaglah

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

5050 Anthony Wayne Dr.
Room 2101
313-577-8789 (fax)

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Gbemeho Agbaglah


Assistant Professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI (2019-Present)

Postdoctoral Associate, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON (2016-2019)

Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (2014-2016)

Postdoctoral Associate, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (2012-2014)


Ph.D., Sorbonne Université - Paris 6, France (2012)

M.S., Sorbonne Université - Paris 6, France (2008)

M.S., Université de Lome, Togo (2006)

B.S.,  Université de Lome, Togo (2005)

Courses Taught

ME 5995 Numerical Methods for Engineering Applications

ME 7995 Introduction to Multiphase Flows

Research Interests

Hydrodynamic instabilities

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)


Drops and bubbles

Flow past bluff bodies

Papers and Conferences

 G. Agbaglah and C. Mavriplis (2019) “Three-dimensional wakes behind cylinders of square and circular cross-section: early and long-time dynamics”, J. Fluid Mech, 2019, doi:10.1017/jfm.2019.265.

N. Chalmers, G. Agbaglah, M. Chrust and C. Mavriplis (2019) “A Parallel hp-adaptive high order discontinuous Galerkin method for the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations”, Journal of Computational Physics: X, Volume 2, 2019, 100023.

G. Agbaglah and C. Mavriplis (2017) “Computational analysis of physical mechanisms at the onset of three-dimensionality in the wake of a square cylinder”, J. Fluid Mech. vol. 833, pp. 631-647.

G. Agbaglah, R. Chiodi and O. Desjardins (2016) “Numerical simulation of the initial destabilization of an air-blasted liquid layer”, J. Fluid Mech. Vol. 812, pp. 1024-1038.

G. Agbaglah, M.-J. Thoraval, S. T. Thoroddsen, L. V. Zhang, K. Fezzaa, R. D. Deegan (2015) “Drop impact into a deep pool: vortex shedding and jet formation”, J. Fluid Mech. 764, R1 doi:10.1017/jfm.2014.723.

G. Agbaglah, R. D. Deegan (2014) “Growth and instabilty of the liquid rim in the crown splash regime”, J. Fluid Mech. Vol. 752, pp. 485-496.

G. Agbaglah, C. Josserand and S. Zaleski (2013) “Longitudinal instability of a liquid rim”, Phys. Fluids, 25: 022103.

L. Gordillo, G. Agbaglah, L. Duchemin, C. Josserand (2011) “Asymptotic behavior of a retracting two-dimensional fluid sheet”, Phys. Fluids 23, 122101.

G. Agbaglah, S. Delaux, D. Fuster, J. Hoepffner, C. Josserand, S. Popinet, P. Ray, R. Scardovelli and S. Zaleski (2011) “Parallel simulation of multiphase flows using octree adaptivity and the volume-of-fluid method”, C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, 339, Pages 194-207.

D. Fuster, G. Agbaglah, C. Josserand, S. Popinet and S. Zaleski (2009) “Numerical Simulation Of Droplets, Bubbles And Waves: State Of The Art”, Fluid Dynamics Research. Vol. 41, pp 065001-065045