David L. Darmofal

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Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
MacVicar Fellow
Director of Digital Learning
(On Sabbatical)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

darmofal [at] mit.edu
Administrative Assistant
Financial Officer
David L. Darmofal in action
Academic Degrees

B.S.E., 1989, University of Michigan S.M., 1991, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ph.D., 1993, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Honors and Awards

NSF Career Award, 1997-2001; Junior Faculty Bose Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2002; MacVicar Faculty Teaching Fellow, 2004-2014; MIT AIAA Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2005, 2013; AIAA Associate Fellow, 2009; MIT Earll M. Murman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising, 2011;  University of Michigan Aerospace Engineering Alumni Merit Award, 2012.

Society Memberships

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Society for Engineering Education, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Specialization and Research Interests

Computational fluid dynamics, numerical analysis, probabilistic design, engineering education

Teaching Interests

Aerodynamics, numerical methods

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