Robyn Macdonald
Assistant Professor
Aerospace Mechanics Research Center (AMReC)

Office Location: AERO 359

Focus Area

Fluids, Structures and Materials

Education

PhD, Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019
BS, Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013

Professional Experience

2021 - Present, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
2020, Visiting Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
2019 - 2020, Postdoctoral Associate, Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota
2013 - 2019, Research Associate, Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Awards (selected)

President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, University of Minnesota, 2019-2020
AE Faculty Outstanding Graduate Student Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship, 2015-2018

Research Interests

Hypersonic flows, computation of chemically reacting flows, chemical kinetics, radiation modeling