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    Hassan M. Nagib, PhD - John T. Rettaliata Distinguished Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

    Hassan M. Nagib, PhD

    John T. Rettaliata Distinguished Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

    Office: E1-225C

    Phone: 312.567.3010
    Fax: 312.567.7230
    Email: nagib@iit.edu
    Web: Fluid Dynamics Research Center
         

    Expertise

    • Fluid mechanics and turbulence and flow management and control.

    Education

    • B.S. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1968
    • M.S. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1969
    • Ph.D. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1972

    Research

    Areas of hydrodynamic stability, transition, applied turbulence, mixing of both laminar and turbulent streams, mixing of two-phase flows, unsteady flows, separated flows and their control, wind-tunnel flow quality, wind engineering and atmospheric diffusion, aeroacoustics, and convective heat transfer augmentation.

    Current Projects

    Awards/Honors

    • Excellence in Teaching Award, IIT, 1973-1974
    • Robert T. Knapp Award, 1977; given for an outstanding original paper by the Fluids Engineering Div. of ASME.
    • The Large Wind Tunnels Working Group of AGARD (Advisory Group of Aerospace Research & Development of NATO) which includes members from Europe and U.S. selected a report entitled Experiments on the Management of Free-Stream Turbulence by R.I. Loehrke and H.M. Nagib, which was then published and distributed as an AGARD report in support of their activities.
    • 1982 NASA Langley Achievement Award for Outstanding research contributions in the area of turbulence control and viscous drag reduction.
    • IIT Alumni Association Professional Achievement Award, 1994

    Patents

    Books

    Selected Publications

    Professional Society Memberships

    Department of Mechanical, Materials & Aerospace Engineering
    10 West 32nd Street
    243 Engineering 1 Building
    Chicago, IL 60616-3793
    Phone: 312.567.3175
    Fax: 312.567.7230