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René Kahawita
B.Sc., A.C.G.I. (Imperial College), M.Sc.A. (Waterloo), Ph.D. (Colorado State)

Phone: (514) 340-4711 Ext. 4506 Fax: (514) 340-3981 Room: B-651

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Computational Hydraulics.
  • Mathematical modeling (rivers and estuaries).
  • Breach formation and Dam-Break modeling.
  • Fluid mechanics.
  • Numerical simulation.
  • River pollution (pollutant dispersion).
  • Meteorology.
  • Air Pollution (design).
  • Heat Transfer (Natural and Forced Convection.


Recent publications


Mécanique des fluides. Écoulement à surface libre. Météorologie.

Supervision at Polytechnique