Civil and Environmental EngineeringWestern Engineering


Selected Journal Publications

  1. Romanic, D., Parvu, D., Refan, M., Hangan, H., “Wind and tornado climatologies and wind resource modelling for a modern development situated in "Tornado Alley", Renewable Energy, 115: 97-112 (2018).

  2. Elawady, A., Aboshosha, H., El Damatty, A., Bitsuamlak, G., Hangan, H., Elatar, A., “Aero-elastic testing of multi-spanned transmission line subjected to downbursts”, J. Wind Eng. And Ind. Aerodynamics, 169: 194-216 (2017).

  3. Hangan, H., Refan M., Jubayer, C., Romanic, D.*, Parvu D., LoTufo, J., Costache A., “Novel Techniques in Wind Engineering”, J. Wind Eng. And Ind. Aerodynamics, 171: 12-33 (2017).

  4. Lange J*, Mann J, Berg J, Parvu D*, Kilpatrick R*, Costache, A., Jubayer, C.*, Siddiqui, K, Hangan H., “For wind turbines in complex terrain the devil is in the detail”, Energy Research Letters, ERL-103706.R2, (2017).

  5. Refan, M., Hangan H., Wurman, J., Kosiba, K., “Doppler radar-derived wind field of several tornadoes with application to engineering simulations”, Engineering Structures, 148: 509-521 (2017).

  6. Burlando, M., Romanic, D.*, Solari, G., Hangan, H., Zhang, S., Field data analysis and weather scenario of a downburst event in Livorno, Italy on October 1, 2012, Monthly Weather Review/American Meteorological Society,; 145: 3507-3527 (2017).

  7. Romanic D.*, Rasouli, D., Hangan, H. “Urban wind resource assessment in changing climate: Case study.” Wind Engineering, 41(1): 3-12 (2017).
  8. Dodipatla L.*, Hangan H. Durghes, V.*, Naughton J, “Wake Dynamics Resulting From Trailing Edge Spanwise Sinusoidal Perturbation”, AIAA Journal, 55(6): 1833-1851, 10.2514/1.J055048 (2017).

  9. Romanic D., Hangan H., Curic M, “Wind climatology of Toronto based on the NCEP/NCAR reanalysis 1 data set and its potential relation to solar activity”, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, doi: 10.1007/S00704-016-2011-7 (2016).

  10. Kilpatrick, R.*, Hangan, H., Siddiqui,K., Parvu, D.*, Lange, J.*, Mann,J., and Berg, J., “Effect of Reynolds number and inflow parameters on mean and turbulent flow over complex topography”, Wind Energy Science, 1; pp. 237-254; doi:10.5194/wes-1-237-2016 (2016).

  11. Kilpatrick, R.*, Siddiqui, K., Hangan, H., “Analysis of Turbulent Coherent Structures in a Flow over an Escarpment using Proper Orthogonal Decomposition”, Journal of Physics. Conference Series, 753 (3): 032045, (2016).

  12. Romanic D.*, Hangan H., "Methodology for urban wind resource assessment in changing climate: Case study", Wind Engineering, 1-10 (2016).

  13. Jubayer, C.*, Siddiqui K., Hangan, H., “CFD analysis of convective heat transfer from ground mounted solar panels in the atmospheric boundary layer”, J. Solar Energy, 133: 556-566, (2016).

  14. Jubayer, C.*, Hangan H., “A numerical approach to the investigation of wind Loading of on an array of ground mounted solar Photovoltaic (PV) panels”, J. Wind Eng. And Ind. Aerodynamics, 153: 60-70 (2016).

  15. Refan, M.*, Hangan, H., “Characterization of tornado-like flow fields in a new model scale windcross testing chamber”, J. Wind Eng. And Ind. Aerodynamics, 151: 107-121 (2016).

  16. Hashemi-Tari, P*., Siddiqui, K., Hangan, H., “Flow characterization in the near-wake region of a horizontal axis wind turbine”, Wind Energy, DOI 10.1002/ WE 1895, 19(7): 1249-1267 (2016).

  17. Lahouti, A.*, Lavoie, P., Hangan, H., “Distributed flow forcing control in the wake of a blunt trailing edge profiled body using plasma actuators”, Physics of Fluids, Vol. 27-035110 (2015).

  18. Abyola-Ogedengbe*, A., Hangan, H., Siddiqui, K., “Experimental investigation of wind effects on a standalone photovoltaic (PV) module Renewable Energy”, Renewable Energy, 78: 657-665 (2015).

  19. Romanic, D.*, Rasouli, A.*, Hangan, H., “Wind resource assessment in complex urban environment”, Wind Engineering, 39(2): 193-212 (2015).

  20. Hangan, H., “The Wind Engineering Energy and Environment (WindEEE) Dome at Western University, Canada”, Wind Engineers, JAWE, 39(4), (2014).

  21. Refan, M.*, Hangan, H., Wurman, J., “Reproducing Tornadoes in Laboratory Using Proper Scaling”, J. Wind Eng. And Ind. Aerodynamics, 135: 136-148 (2014).

  22. Hashemi-Tari P.*, Siddiqui K., Refan M.*, Hangan H., “Wind tunnel investigation of the near-wake flow dynamics of a Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine”, Journal of Physics. Conference Series, Vol. 524- 012176 (2014).

  23. Jubayer, C.*, Hangan H., “Numerical simulations of wind effects on a stand-alone ground mounted photovoltaic (PV) systems”, J. Wind Eng. and Ind. Aerodynamics, 134: 56-64 (2014).

  24. Naghib-Lahouti, A.*, Lavoie P., Hangan, H., “Wake instabilities of a blunt trailing edge profiled body at intermediate Reynolds numbers”, Experiments in Fluids, 55, 1779 (2014).

  25. Shademan, M.*, Balachandar, R., Hangan H., "Numerical simulation of wind loading on ground-mounted solar panels at different flow configurations", Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 41: 728-738 (2014).

  26. Rasouli, A.*, Hangan, H., “Micro-Scale CFD Simulation for Wind Mapping over Complex Topographic Terrains”, J. of Solar (and Wind) Energy Engineering, 135(4); 041005-1 – 0410005-18 (2013).
    Diwakar, N.*, Hangan, H., “Large eddy simulations of translation and surface roughness effects on tornado-like vortices”, J. Wind Eng. and Ind. Aerodynamics, Vol. 104-106 (2012) 577–584

  27. Naghib-Lahouti, A*, Dodipatla, S., Hangan, H., "Secondary wake instabilities of a blunt trailing edge profiled body as a basis for flow control", Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 52 (2012) 1547-1566

  28. Refan, M.*, Hangan, H., “Aerodynamic performance of a small Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine”, Journal of Solar (and Wind) Energy Engineering, Vol. 134 (2012) 0210131-7

  29. Akomah, A*, Hangan, H., Naughton, J., Very High Reynolds Number Boundary Layers Over 3D Sparse Roughness and Obstacles: The Mean Flow, Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 51 (2011) 743-752

  30. Hashemi-Tari, P*., Gurka, R, Hangan, H., Experimental investigation of tornado-like vortex dynamics with Swirl Ratio: The mean and turbulent flow fields, J. Wind Eng. and Ind. Aerodynamics, Vol. 98 (2010) 936-944

  31. Hangan, H., Current and Future Directions for Wind Research at Western: A New Quantum Leap in Wind Research through the Wind Engineering, Energy and Environment (WindEEE) Dome, the Japan Architectural Wind Engineering (JAWE) Journal, Vol. 35, No 4 (No 125), 2010

  32. Naghib-Lahouti, A*., Hangan, H., Active Flow Control for Reduction of Fluctuating Aerodynamic Forces of a Blunt Trailing Edge Profiled Body, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Volume 31, Issue 6, pp. 1096-1106

  33. Hamada A*., El Damatty A. and Hangan H., Shehata A.Y., "Finite element modelling of transmission line structures under tornado wind loading" Wind and Structures, Vol. 13, No. 5 (2010) 451-469

  34. El-Gammal, M*., Naughton, J., Hangan, H. (2010) The surface flow and drag force balance of a blunt and divergent trailing edge airfoil. Journal of Aircraft, AIAA Journal, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp 345-348.

  35. Rasouli, A.*, Hangan, H., and Siddiqui, K. PIV measurements for Complex Topographic Terrain, submitted to the J. of Wind Eng. and Ind. Aerodynamics, DOI 10.1016/j.jweia.2009.06.010, 2009.

  36. Xu, Z.* and Hangan, H. An Inviscid Solution for Modeling of Tornado-like Vortices. ASME Journal of Mechanics, DOI 101115/1.3063632, Vol. 76, 031011 (5pp), 2009.

  37. Siddiqui, K., Hangan, H. and Rasouli, A.*, PIV Technique Implementation for Wind Mapping in Complex Topographies, Measurements Science and Technology Journal, 19, 065403 (11pp), 2008.

  38. Hangan, H. and Kim, J.D.*, Swirl Ratio Effects on Tornado Vortices in relation to Fujita Scale, Wind and Structures, 11, No. 4, 291-302, 2008.

  39. Xu, Z.* and Hangan, H., Scale, boundary and inlet condition effects on impinging jets with application to downburst simulations, J. of Wind Eng. and Ind. Aerodynamics, 96, 2383–2402, 2008.

  40. Holmes, J.D., Hangan, H., Schroeder, J.L., Letchford, C.W. and Orwig, K.D.*, A forensic study of the Lubock-Reese downdraft of 2002, Wind and Structures, 11, No. 2, 137-152, 2008.

  41. Xu, Z.*, Hangan, H. and Yu, P. Analytical Solutions for Inviscid Gaussian Impinging Jets. ASME Journal of Mechanics, 75, Iss. 2, 2008.

  42. El Gammal, M.* and Hangan, H., Three-dimensional wake dynamics of a blunt and divergent trailing edge airfoil. Experiments in Fluids, vol. 4, 705-717, 2008.

  43. Hangan, H. and Kim, J.D.*, Numerical characterization of impinging jets with application to downbursts. J. of Wind Eng. and Ind. Aerodynamics, 95, Issue 4, 279-298, 2007.

  44. Dobre, A.*, Hangan, H and Vickery, B.J., Wake control based on spanwise sinusoidal perturbations. AIAA Journal, 44, no. 3, 485-492, 2006.

  45. Dobre, A.* and Hangan, H. Wavelet-based investigation of the high Reynolds number bluff body wake topology. The International Journal of Wavelets, Multiresolution and Information Processing (IJWMIP), 4, No. 2, 321-332, 2006.

  46. Dobre, A.* and Hangan, H. Investigation of the three-dimensional intermediate wake topology for a square cylinder at very high Reynolds numbers. Experiments in Fluids, 37, Nr. 2, 518-530, 2004.

  47. Seo, J.*, Castillo, L., Johansson, T.G. and Hangan, H. Reynolds stresses in turbulent boundary layers at high Reynolds number. Journal of Turbulence, JOT 5, 015, 1-22, 2004.

  48. Castillo, L., Seo, J.*, Hangan, H. and Johansson, G. Smooth and Rough Turbulent Boundary Layer at High Reynolds Number. Experiments in Fluids, 36, Nr. 5, 759-774, 2004.

Note: * designates graduate students