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Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Jonathan S. Cheng, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering Department
United States Naval Academy
590 Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5042
(410) 293-6509
jcheng@usna.edu

EDUCATION
     University of California, Los Angeles, 2015
     Doctor of Philosophy, Geophysics and Space Physics
     Dissertation: “Characterizing convection in geophysical dynamo systems”

     University of Chicago, 2009
     Bachelors of Arts, Physics

RESEARCH AREAS
Free convection
Magnetohydrodynamics
Rotating flows
Geophysical fluid dynamics

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Assistant Professor, U.S. Naval Academy (Jul. 2023 – present)
Visiting Lecturer, Rochester Institute of Technology (Jan. 2022 – Jun. 2023)
Postdoctoral Associate, University of Rochester (Jul. 2019 – Oct. 2022)
Postdoctoral Researcher, Eindhoven University of Technology (Jun. 2016 – Jun. 2019)

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

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