Prof. Xavier Ottavy
Fluid Mechanics and Acoustics LaboratoryEcole Centrale de Lyon,France

 •1994-95 : Scientifique du contingent at ONERA
•Dec. 1998 - Sep 1999: Research associate at Centrale Lyon Innovation. APPACET European Program: 
•Oct. 1999 - Nov. 2000 : Research associate at Cambridge University (Whittle Laboratory). 
•Dec. 2000 - present : Permanent researcher at French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS section 10, STII); 
Turbomachinery Team, Fluid Mechanics and Acoustics Laboratory (UMR CNRS 5509, at Ecole Centrale de Lyon) 

Research activities
•Unsteadiness and instabilities in axial compressors (low speed and high speed multistage compressors).
•Development of experimental and analysis tools for turbomachinery applications