Recent Funding

MAE faculty research funding in the previous six months

Dr. Krishna Kota won an NSF EAGER grant for the study of boiling heat transfer on novel micro/nano-engineered surfaces with application in water desalination. Dr. Sarada Kuravi is the Co-PI. 

Dr. Abdessattar Abdelkefi received funding from Emerging Technology Ventures, Inc. for carrying out research on drag reduction, stability, and optimization of encasing rotary wing drone.

Dr. Abdessattar Abdelkefi received funding from Army Research Lab for conceptual design and aerodynamic analysis of multi-rotor unmanned air vehicles for atmospheric sampling.

Dr. Andreas Gross received funding from Army Research Office to study dynamic stall.

Dr. Abdessattar Abdelkefi received funding from New Mexico Consortium, Inc. for full field imaging and modeling of non-linear dynamical systems.

Dr. Vimal Chaitanya received funding from NSEC & LANL to develop energy materials research and education collaboration with LANL.

Dr. Ruey-Hung Chen won a grant from NSF for the study of evaporation, micro-explosion, and combustion of nanofluid fuel droplets.

Dr. Andreas Gross received funding from AFRL to numerically investigate turbulent junction flows.

Dr. Borys Drach received funding from NSF to study the intrinsic residual stresses in 3D woven composites.

Dr. Vimal Chaitanya received funding for promoting LANL-NMSU research collaboration and coordination.