John Evans
Assistant Professor • Jack Rominger Faculty Fellow
Aerospace Mechanics Research Center (AMReC)

Office location: AERO 361

Focus Area

Fluid Dynamics

Education

PhD, Computational and Applied Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin, 2011
MS, Computational and Applied Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin, 2008
MS, Applied Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2006
BS, Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2006

Professional Experience

2013 - Present, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
September 2015 to Present, Affiliated Faculty, Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado Boulder
2013 - 2013, Visiting Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
2012 - 2013, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin

Awards (selected)

Simons Visiting Professor, Oberwolfach Research Institute, 2019
Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher (Among Top 1% Worldwide in Computer Science Citations), 2016, 2017, 2018
Jack Rominger Faculty Fellowship, College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado Boulder, 2017 - Present
United States Oberwolfach Fellow, 2016
Senior Member, American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2015
Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2012 - 2013
Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, 2006 - 2010

Research Interests

Computational mechanics with an emphasis on fluid dynamics, fluid-structure interaction, and turbulence modeling and simulation.  Specialization in high-order and structure-preserving methods.