Brian Argrow
Professor • Department Chair • Director of IRISS
Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles (RECUV)

Office Location: ECOT 634, DLC 240 and ECAE 1B91 (labs)

Focus Area

Vehicle Systems

Education

PhD, Aerospace Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, 1989
MS, Mechanical Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, 1986
BS, with distinction, Aerospace Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, 1983

Professional Experience

2017 - Present, Chair, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
2014 - Present, Director, Integrated Remote and In Situ Sensing, University of Colorado
2006 - Present, Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
2004 - 2012, Director, Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles, University of Colorado
2002 - 2004, Associate Chair, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
1999 - 2005, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
1992 - 1999, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
1989 - 1992, Assistant Professor, School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Oklahoma
1986 - 1988, Instructor, School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Oklahoma

Awards (selected)

Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) (2016)
UCB Gold Best Should Teach Award (2007)
Marinus Smith Award (2003)
President's Teaching Scholar (2000)
BFA Award for Excellence in Teaching (1996-1997)
The Charles A. Hutchinson Memorial Teaching Award (1996)
Engineering Teaching Excellence Award, W.M. Keck Foundation (1995)

Research Interests

Unmanned Aerospace Vehicles (UAVs), high-speed and hypersonic aerodynamics, dense gas dynamics, rarefied gas dynamics.