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Cédric Béguin
Dipl.Ing. (Ecole Polytechnique de Paris), M.Sc.A. (Polytechnique Montréal), Ph.D. (Polytechnique Montréal)

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Ext. 3900 Fax: (514) 340-5170 Room: C-318.2

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Experimental and computational methods in multiphase flow
  • Free surface instability
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2202 Multi-phase systems
  • 2203 Modelling, simulation
  • 2201 Turbulence
  • 2104 Vibrations
  • 2102 Dynamics


Recent publications
Journal article
Selwanis, M.M., Franzini, G.R., Béguin, C. & Gosselin, F.P. (2021). Wind tunnel demonstration of galloping mitigation with a purely nonlinear energy sink. Journal of Fluids and Structures, 100, 13 pages. Retrieved from
Conference paper
Vautrin, Y., Muller, E., Pelletier, D., Etienne, S. & Beguin, C. (2020). Automatic adaptive remeshing for unsteady interfacial flows with surface tension. Paper presented at the AIAA Scitech Forum, Orlando, FL, USA. Retrieved from
Journal article
Fortin, S., Etienne, S., Beguin, C., Pelletier, D. & Brosset, L. (2020). Numerical study of the influence of weber and reynolds numbers on the development of kelvinhelmholtz instability. International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, 30(2), 129-140. Retrieved from
Conference paper
Bouvard, J., Béguin, C., Étienne, S., Scott, D. & Bornard, L. (2018). Characterization of bubble cloud quality and evolution using optical probes. Paper presented at the 29th IAHR Symposium on Hydraulics Machinery and Systems (HMS 2018), Kyoto, Japan.


Pr. Cédric Béguin is currently an assistant professor. Her primary research focus is on experimental and computational methods in multiphase flow, and their application in industrial context.

Supervision at Polytechnique


  • Master's Thesis (3)

    • Dhar, L. (2020). Étude de l'injection d'air à travers des fentes dans un écoulement d'eau transverse (Master's Thesis, Polytechnique Montréal). Retrieved from
    • Recchia, G. (2020). Conception et validation d'outils pour injection sur profil aérant (Master's Thesis, Polytechnique Montréal). Retrieved from
    • Fortin, S. (2019). Étude de bistabilité des bulles ellipsoïdales par une méthode ALE de résolution des écoulements diphasiques (Master's Thesis, Polytechnique Montréal). Retrieved from