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Parviz Moin

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Dates

October 23, 1952 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Moin, Parviz

Biography

Abstract

Parviz Moin is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University (1989-present). He is also the founding director of the Center for Turbulence Research at Stanford University (1987-present). Other institutional affiliations include the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). His research interests include the interaction of turbulent flows and shock waves, aerodynamic noise and hydroacoustics, aerooptics, combustion, numerical analysis, turbulence control, large eddy simulation and parallel computing.

Important Dates

October 23, 1952Birth, Tehran (Iran).

1974Obtained BME, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (Minn.).

1975Obtained MS in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1975 – 1978Research Assistant, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1978Obtained PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1978Obtained MS in Mathematics, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1978 – 1980National Research Council (NRC) Fellow, Ames Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Moffett Field (Calif.).

1980 – 1982Acting Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1982 – 1986Research Scientist, Ames Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Moffett Field (Calif.).

1986 – presentAssociate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (1986-1989); Director, Center for Turbulance Research (1987-present); and Professor to Franklin P. and Caroline M. Johnson Professor of Mechanical Engineering (1989-present), Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

1996Awarded Fluid Dynamics Prize, American Physical Society.

2011Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Mechanical engineer.

Places

Birth

Tehran (Iran)

Undergraduate Education

Minneapolis (Minn.)

Graduate Education

Stanford (Calif.)

Employment

Stanford (Calif.)

Moffett Field (Calif.)

Subjects

Aerodynamics.

Combustion.

Mechanical engineering.

Turbulence.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Jones, Robert T. (Robert Thomas), 1910-1999

Both employed at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Institutions

Major Positions

Ames Research Center

National Research Council (NRC) Fellow and Research Scientist.

Center for Turbulence Research (U.S.)

Director.

Stanford University. Department of Mechanical Engineering

Obtained MS (1975) and PhD (1978). Research Assistant; Acting Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering; and Professor to Franklin P. and Caroline M. Johnson Professor of Mechanical Engineering.

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

National Research Council (NRC) Fellow and Research Scientist, Ames Research Center.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Physical Society

Received 1996 Fluid Dynamics Prize.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

Stanford University. Department of Mathematics

Obtained MS (1978).

University of Minnesota. Department of Mechanical Engineering

Obtained BME (1974).

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