Sedat Tardu is Associate Professor at Grenoble University in France where he teaches turbulent shear flows, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, and chaos. His research area includes canonical and non-canonical wall turbulence, active and passive control of near wall turbulence, unsteady wall layers, mixing and micro-mixing, and microfluidics. He has been a visiting researcher at several universities (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Imperial College London, Beihang University Beijing) and he is author of more than 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals, and international conferences and of several book chapters.