In remembrance of J.H. Whitelaw

In remembrance of J.H. Whitelaw Exp Fluids (2006) 41:839–840 DOI 10.1007/s00348-006-0218-6 EDITORIAL W. Merzkirch Published online: 3 November 2006 Springer-Verlag 2006 lecturing appointment at Imperial College in London, and in 1974 he became Professor of Convective Heat Transfer in Imperial College’s Mechanical Engineer- ing Department, then Head of the Thermofluids Sec- tion. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Lisbon, Valencia, Dublin, the Technical University of Athens and a Doctor of Sci- ence degree from the University of London. Jim held visiting professorships at the Universities of California at Berkeley, Arizona State and Minnesota and was a Fellow of the Royal Society, Royal Academy of Engineering, the City and Guilds Institute, and a Foreign Associate of the US National Academy of We have sad reasons for publishing this editorial. Engineering. Professor J.H. Whitelaw, one of the two founding His research in various fields of fluid mechanics, editors of Experiments in Fluids, died at the age of 70 heat transfer and combustion was associated with the on August 16th, 2006. His name is inseparably linked very early development of laser diagnostics, and he with this Journal. He served as an Editor of Experi- promoted their application to a wide range of problems Experiments in Fluids Springer Journals

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