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Have taken at least one programming course.
Familiarity with C/C++ in a UNIX environment is a plus, but not required.
Enjoyed and did well in ME 391/397 (Engineering Analysis).
Have taken at least one 300-level fluid course.
Previous research experience is not required.
One-on-one meeting: weekly, 30 minutes.
Group meeting: none.
How to join:
Email your resume and unofficial transcript to the faculty advisor. Include a description of your research interests and academic goals. If there are openings and you are a good fit, we will exchange emails and schedule an interview.
Have completed their undergraduate studies. Masters are not required.
Complete the Ph.D. program in 5 years.
Publish at least 2 journal papers.
Present at conferences regularly (at least once a year after year 2).
Participate in professional development activities.
One-on-one meeting: weekly, 50 minutes.
Group meeting: twice a month, ~2 hours.
How to join:
Email your curriculum vitae, unofficial transcript, list of publications, GRE, and TOEFL. Include a description of your research interests and career goals. If there are openings and you are a good fit, we will exchange emails and schedule an interview.
Courses in major: 21 credit hours minimum required
Department 600-level courses: 6 credit hours minimum required
MATH 400 or above (excluding MATH 400): 9 credit hours minimum required (3 credit hours minimum at 500-600 level)
Other coursework: 12 credit hours
Dissertation: 24 credit hours minimum required
For advising and degree audit purposes, all students must keep living documents of their course plans and bring them to the advising sessions. Courses are selected based on consultation with the faculty advisor in order to ensure students have sound backgrounds in fundamental aerospace/mechanical engineering and other fields related to their dissertation research. Some suggested courses are listed below.
AE 511: Advanced Fluid Dynamics
AE 512: Viscous Flow
AE 521: Aerodynamics of Compressible Fluids
AE 532: Introduction to Turbulence
AE 518: Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
AE 569: Plasma Dynamics
AE 525: Hypersonic Flows
AE 655: Advanced Topics in CFD
ME 644: Theory of Turbulence
AE 681: Advanced Viscous Flow Theory
AE 595: Seminar
AE 600: Ph.D. Dissertation
COSC 505: Introduction to Programming for Scientists and Engineers
COSC 522: Machine Learning
ECE 517: Reinforcement Learning in Artificial Intelligence
COSC 462: Parallel Programming
COSC 581: Algorithms
COSC 594: Scientific Computing for Engineers
COSC 670: Advanced Topics in Scientific Computing
ME 529: Applications of Linear Algebra in Engineering Systems
ME 570: Numerical Methods for Engineers
ME 591: Advanced Engineering Analysis
MATH 471: Numerical Analysis
MATH 472: Numerical Algebra
MATH 535/536: Partial Diff. Equations I/II
MATH 571/572: Numerical Mathematics I/II
MATH 577: Optimization
MATH 578: Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations