Hisham Ali
Visiting Assistant Professor
Aerospace Mechanics Research Center (AMReC)

Office Location: AERO 369

Focus Area

Fluids, Structures and Materials

Education

PhD, Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019
MS, Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015
BS, Aerospace Engineering, The University of Alabama, 2013

Professional Experience

2021 - Present, Visiting Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
2020 - Present, Member of Technical Staff, Astrodynamics Department, The Aerospace Corporation, Colorado Springs
2019 - 2020, Research Engineer and Postdoctoral Fellow, Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
2013 - 2019, Graduate Research Assistant, Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Awards (selected)

1st Place Student Oral Presentation, International Planetary Probe Workshop, 2019
Jessie and Ralph Pries Endowed Fellowship Award, 2018
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Minority PhD Fellowship, 2015
Georgia Institute of Technology Presidential Fellowship, 2013
NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship, 2013
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, 2012

Research Interests

Hypersonics, magnetohydrodynamics, plasma physics, planetary entry, space systems