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Mark McQuilling, PhD

Associate Professor, Associate Chair
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Parks College of Engineering, Aviation, and Technology
Saint Louis University
3450 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103 


*Formerly the Faculty Advisor for AIAA Student Chapter

KEEN Faculty Team Member


McDonnell Douglas Hall 2045
phone: (314) 977-8209, fax: (314) 977-8403
email: mmcquil2@slu.edu


  • PhD in Engineering, 2007, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
    • Dissertation: "Design and Validation of a High-Lift Low-Pressure Turbine Blade"
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering, 2004, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
    • Thesis: "Experimental Study of Active Separation Flow Control in a Low Pressure Turbine Blade Cascade Model"
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, 2002, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Teaching Experience at Saint Louis University

  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Fluid Dynamics Lab
  • Gas Dynamics
  • Propulsion
  • Heat Transfer
  • Senior Engineering
  • Freshman Engineering I
  • Computer Aided Engineering Design
  • Thermodynamics
  • Statics
  • Mechanics of Solids Lab
  • Foundations to Engineering Design
  • Measurements
  • Mechanical Engineering Lab
  • ME Senior Design I (with Lab)                    [Fall 2008Fall 2009]
  • ME Senior Design II (with Lab)                   [Spring 2009Spring 2010]
  • Special Topics - Applications of CFD
  • Special Topics - Introduction to CFD
  • Special Topics - Comparing CFD and Experiment
  • Advanced Fluid Dynamics
  • Introduction to Turbulence
  • Viscous Flows
  • Experimental Methods in Fluid Dynamics
  • Multidisciplinary Design Optimization

Research Interests

  • Experimental and computational fluid mechanics
  • Turbomachinery
  • Airdrop systems
  • Shock wave - boundary layer interaction
  • Low Reynolds number flows
  • Laminar-to-turbulent transition
  • Airfoil design (turbine and wings)
  • Unsteady aerodynamics
  • Flow control
  • Bio-fluid flows
  • Member of CFAS (Center for Fluids at All Scales)

Current Research Areas:

Last updated:    October 2017