Adrián Lozano-Durán

Draper Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
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I'm interested in solving outstanding problems in physics & modeling of turbulent flows using rigorous mathematical theory combined with numerical simulation in state-of-the-art supercomputers. Applications range from UAVs to commercial airliners to hypersonic vehicles.

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Administrative Contact

Douglas Purdy

Financial Contact

Jei Lee Freeman

Specialization and Research Interests

Fluid dynamics theory and modeling by artificial intelligence, numerical simulations, turbulent flows

Teaching Interests

Fluid dynamics, turbulence, aerodynamics, numerical methods

Academic Degrees

Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, Technical University of Madrid, 2015; MSc. and BS., Aerospace Engineering, Technical University of Madrid, 2012

Society Memberships

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; American Physical Society

Positions Held at MIT

Draper Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, January 2021- Present

Positions Held outside MIT

Physical Review Fluids, Early Career Board Member since 2021
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stanford University, 2016 – 2020

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Awards & Honors

Milton van Dyke Award, American Physical Society (Division of Fluid Mechanics)
Early Career Board Member, Physical Review Fluids

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