Alan H. Epstein
Specialization and Research Interests
Aerospace propulsion, aerospace and the environmental, energy conversion, micro devices and MEMS, gas turbines, engine controls, turbomachinery fluid mechanics and noise, turbine heat transfer, instrumentation and measurement.
S.B, 1971, Massachusetts Institute of Technology S.M., 1972, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ph.D., 1975, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
U.S. National Academy of Engineering; American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Honorary Fellow; American Institute of Mechanical Engineers Fellow; UK Royal Aeronautical Society Fellow.
Positions Held at MIT
Assistant, associate, full professor 1980-1997; R.C. MacLaurin Professor, 1997-2009; Director Gas Turbine Laboratory, 1996-2008.
Positions Held outside MIT
Pratt & Whitney VP Research and Environment; National Research Council (NRC) Board on Army Science and Technology Chair; NRC Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board Chair; NASA Advisory Council.