US Merchant Marine Academy, 1984, BS, Marine Engineering Systems; Rennsselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1988, MS, Mechanical Engineering; UConn, 1999, PhD, Mechanical Engineering
Expertise in fluid mechanics, aeroacoustics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, hydrodynamics, turbulence modeling, turbomachinery, multiphase flows, multi-physics modeling, and high performance computing. Experienced in submarine component development, construction support, testing, systems engineering, and multi-disciplinary team design.
For advancing computational approaches and physics modeling techniques for submarine hydrodynamics, fluid mechanics, and hydro-acoustic applications. Original contributions in methods for flow-generated sound, cavitation modeling, turbomachinery flows, multigrid acceleration techniques, eddy-resolving turbulence modeling, turbulence transition modeling, and development of a first-principles approach in computing human speech.