John Farnsworth
Assistant Professor
Center for Aerospace Structures (CAS) • Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles (RECUV)

Office Location: ECNT 118

Focus Area

Fluid Dynamics

Education

Ph.D., Aeronautical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2011
M.S., Aeronautical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2007
B.S., Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2006

Professional Experience

2014-Present, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
2013-2014, Visiting Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
2011-2014, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Aeronautics, United States Air Force Academy

Awards

Michael A. Sadowsky Prize, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2007
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, Honorable Mention, 2006 & 2007

Research Interests

Experimental fluid dynamics focusing on image-based flow velocimetry, flow control, unsteady aerodynamics, three-dimensional flow fields, fluid-structure interaction, wind turbine aerodynamics, biologically inspired flight