The mission of the Unsteady Flow Interactions Laboratory is to discover the fundamental physics behind unsteady flow phenomena and fluid-structure interactions that occur in engineering and throughout nature. We integrate fast in-house numerical tools with state-of-the-art experimental techniques to generate new understanding of phenomena at the intersection of fluid mechanics, solid mechanics and biology. Our research has broad applications to bio-inspired underwater vehicles, unmanned aerial systems, aircraft, rotorcraft, marine hydrokinetic turbines, and wind turbines.

Laboratory Director: Dr. Keith Moored

  • Associate Professor,                                Lehigh University,   2020–present
  • Assistant Professor,                                Lehigh University,   2013–2020
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate,         Princeton University,   2010–2013
  • Ph. D., Mech. and Aero. Engineering,    University of Virginia,  2004–2010
  • B. S., Aerospace Engineering,               University of Virginia,  2000–2004
  • B. A., Physics,                                        University of Virginia,  2000–2004
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