Brian Argrow

Professor
Contact Information:
brian.argrow@colorado.edu
303-492-5312

Office Location: ECOT 615, DCL 240 and ECAE 1B91 (labs)

Focus Area

Vehicle Systems

Education

Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, 1989
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, 1986
B.S., with distinction, Aerospace Engineering, The University of Oklahoma, 1983

Professional Experience

2004-Present, Director, Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles, University of Colorado
2006 Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, 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)

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)
Contributor to the State of Excellence (1989)
Black Engineer of the Year (1988)
Fellow, National Science Foundation (1983-1986)
Fellow, Graduate Engineering Minority (1983-1985)

Research Interests

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