Research Associate, Ocean Visibility and Optics Lab
- Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Cranfield University (UK). 2005
- Master's Mechanical Engineering, Cranfield University (UK). 2002
- Bachelor's Mechanical Engineering, Helsinki Institute of Technology (Finland).1998
Research Associate, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at
Florida Atlantic University
Staff Scientist, Advanced Technologies Group, Inc
Research (TCS) Associate, Cranfield University
Technical Buyer/Project Engineer, Valmet Automotive, Inc
1999 - 2001
Dr. Vuorenkoski’s research activities during the past eight years have focused on experimental studies of optical and physical properties of particle suspensions, two-phase flows, and mixture formation. Her current research concentrates on the characterization of water column and benthic features by polarimetry, fluorometry, angularly-resolved scattering techniques, and time-resolved short-pulse methods, as well as on the experimental validation of computational radiative transfer models. Her past research activities have included adoption of optical, laser-based techniques to study the properties of turbid media and flows (i.e., fluorescence, Mie scattering, Schlieren, absorption spectroscopy, and acousto-optic methods). She has also been involved in the development and application of Monte Carlo–based computational methods to simulate the effects of multiple scattering in aerosol laser imaging. Dr. Vuorenkoski’s previous research also includes computational flow analysis for combustion engine applications to design turbomachinery component aerodynamic profiles and performance prediction of secondary flowpath components, as well as implementation of computational models to simulate mixture formation.
Vuorenkoski, A.K., Dalgleish, F.R., Giddings, T.E. and Shirron, J.J. Multi-path effects on optical communication links. Poster. Ocean Optics XX, Anchorage, AK, October 2010.
Dalgleish, F.R., Caimi, F., Vuorenkoski, A., Britton, W., Ramos, B., Giddings, T.E., Shirron, J.J. and Mazel, C.H. Efficient laser pulse time dispersion codes for turbid undersea imaging and communications applications. SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Symposium. Orlando, FL, April 2010. Paper 7678-19 Invited Paper.
Dalgleish, F. R. Caimi, F. M., Vuorenkoski, A. K., Britton, W. B. and Ramos. B., 2009 "Experiments in bistatic Laser Line Scan (LLS) underwater imaging". MTS/IEEE Oceans 2009, October 26-30 2009, Biloxi. MI.
M. C. Jermy, A. K. Vuorenkoski, T. I. Mohamed, E. Kaparis, M. Harrison, M. Macartney, “The structure of propane/LPG sprays from automotive fuel injectors as a function of fuel and ambient pressure by Mie and LIF imaging”. 12th International Symposium on Applications of Laser Techniques to Fluid Mechanics, Lisbon, Portugal, July 12 – 15, 2004.
M. C. Jermy, A. Allen and A. K. Vuorenkoski, “Simulating the effect of multiple scattering on images of dense sprays”. First Biennial International Conference on Optical and Laser Diagnostics (ICOLAD2002), City University, London, UK, December 16-20, 2002.
A. K. Vuorenkoski and M. C. Jermy, “Simulation of fuel droplet behavior in unsteady airflow” (poster). Meeting on current research in combustion physics (IoP) – Combustion Physics Group, Loughborough, UK, September 20, 2001