Department of Aerospace Engineering

Dr. Robert F. Kunz

Senior Scientist & Head of the Computational Mechanics Division,

PSU Applied Research Lab & Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Phone: 814-865-2144/ F.814-865-3287 rfk102@arl.psu.edu

Garfield Water Tunnel



EDUCATION:
• B.S., SUNY at Buffalo , Aerospace Engineering, 1983

• M.S., University of Illinois , Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, 1985

• Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University , Aerospace Engineering, 1991

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
•  CFD algorithm/code development
•  Turbomachinery
•  Multi-phase flow
•  Biomedical engineering and biological system simulation
•  Turbulence modeling and turbulence dispersion
•  Heat exchanger thermal-hydraulics and thermal systems management

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
•  9/97 - present: Pennsylvania State University
•  Applied Research Laboratory, Senior Research Associate, Head of the Computational Mechanics Division.
•  Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering
•  7/92-9/97: Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Computational Fluid Dynamics Unit, Senior Engineer.
•  8/91-6/92: General Motors Technical Center, Torque Converter Technology Group, Private Consultant.
•  6/85-7/88: Pratt and Whitney, Applied Technology Group, Engineer.


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