John O. Dabiri

John O. Dabiri

Centennial Professor of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering

Degrees and Appointments

B.S., Princeton, 2001; M.S., Caltech, 2003; Ph.D., 2005. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 2005-09; Associate Professor, 2009-10; Professor, 2010-16; Visiting Associate, 2019; Centennial Professor, 2019-; Dean of Undergraduate Students, 2014-16.

Research Overview

John Dabiri’s research focuses on unsteady fluid mechanics and flow physics, with particular emphasis on topics relevant to biology, energy, and the environment. Current interests include biological fluid dynamics in the ocean, next-generation wind energy, and development of new experimental methods. 

EAS News about John O. Dabiri

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