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Mechanical Engineering

Cody J. Brownell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
United States Naval Academy
590 Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5042
410 293 6525
brownell@usna.edu

EDUCATION
    The Johns Hopkins University, 2008
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering
    Dissertation: "Imaging of multi-species fluid mixing in turbulent flows"
    
    The Johns Hopkins University, 2005
    Masters of Science, Mechanical Engineering
    
    Duke University, 2002
    Bachelors of Science, Mechanical Engineering
    
    
RESEARCH AREAS
    Laser interactions with drops and aerosols
    Optical Turbulence
    Thermal blooming 
    Laser heating of structural materials
    Optical measurement techniques for fluids 
    Turbulent free shear flows - wakes jets, mixing layers
    Biologically-inspired propulsion
    Fluid mixing


TEACHING
    Fluid Dynamics
    Thermodynamics
    Heat Transfer
    Fluid Flow in Biology
    High Energy Laser Physics and Applications

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