School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics

Staff Profile

Professor Carlo Barenghi

Professor of Fluid Dynamics


Professor Carlo Barenghi is a Professor of Fluid Dynamics for the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics at Newcastle University. His areas of expertise are fluid dynamics, vortices, turbulence, superfluidity, quantum fluids and Bose-Einstein condensates.

Academic background


Research Interests

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    Low temperature physics (superfluidity of helium3 and helium4), atomic physics (Bose-Einstein condensation), in particular  quantised vorticity in superfluid helium and ultra-cold atomic gases, fluid dynamics (vortex dynamics and turbulence, topological fluid dynamics, magneto-hydrodynamics)

    Research Roles

      Fellow of the American Physical Society
      Fellow of the Institute of Physics
      Member of the EPSRC College
      Member of the Board of the Journal of Low Temperature Physics

      Co-Director of the Joint Quantum Centre (JQC) Durham-Newcastle


      MAS3803 Advanced Fluids

      MAS8851 Quantum Fluids