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Profile of Zachary Taylor

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Name
Zachary Taylor
Position
Senior Engineer | Associate Principal
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Summary

A specialist in fluid-structure interaction and bluff body aerodynamics, Zachary Taylor offers RWDI clients elegant solutions for the aerodynamic performance of structures. Working on some of the world’s most complex and flexible structures, Zachary combines real-world technical expertise with a remarkable depth of research experience. Whether analyzing complex results from a wind tunnel test or studying the aerodynamic performance of an unusually long flexible bridge, Zachary helps clients understand and manage the interactions between structures and their environments.

A fluid-structure interaction specialist optimizing the aerodynamic performance of complex structures

  • EDUCATION

    • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, School of Mechanical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    • Doctor of Philosophy (Civil and Environmental Engineering), University of Western Ontario, Canada
    • Bachelor of Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering), University of Western Ontario, Canada
  • AFFILIATIONS

    • Registered Professional Engineer in Ontario (P.Eng.)
    • Registered Professional Engineer in Quebec (P.Eng.)
    • Presenter at industry and academic conferences
    • Author of multiple peer reviewed technical articles
  • SPECIALTIES

    • Aerodynamic performance of large flexible structures
    • Bluff body aerodynamics
    • Bridge aerodynamics
    • Computational fluid dynamics
    • Fluid-structure interaction
    • Structural wind loads
    • Wind tunnel testing and analysis