Youssef Marzouk

Youssef M. Marzouk

Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Director, Aerospace Computational Design Laboratory


Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Room 37-451
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

(617) 253-1337

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Academic Degrees

S.B., 1997, Massachusetts Institute of Technology S.M., 1999, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ph.D., 2004, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Honors and Awards

MIT Class of 1942 Career Development Chair, 2012–2015; MIT Junior Bose Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2012; AIAA Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2011; DOE Early Career Research Award, 2010-2015; Truman Fellow, Sandia National Laboratories, 2004–2007; Hertz Foundation Doctoral Thesis Prize, 2004; Joseph H. Keenan Prize, MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2004; Hertz Fellow, 1997–2002

Society Memberships

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Statistical Association, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, American Physical Society, International Society for Bayesian Analysis

Positions Held at MIT

Assistant Professor, 2009-2012; Associate Professor, 2012-present

Positions Held outside MIT

Sandia National Laboratories, 2004–2008

Specialization and Research Interests

Computational science and engineering, computational statistics. Uncertainty quantification, inverse problems, data assimilation. Energy and geophysics applications.

Teaching Interests

Computational mathematics, probability and statistics, fluid dynamics, aerodynamics, uncertainty quantification, stochastic modeling.

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