Omar M. Knio

Johns Hopkins University, USA

Omar M. Knio is a Professor of mechanical engineering at the Johns Hopkins University. He received his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering in 1990 from the MIT, Cambridge, Mass, USA. He held a Postdoctoral Associate position at the MIT, before joining the ME Faculty at the JHU in 1991. Knio held a Visiting Professor position at the Ecole Centrale de Lyon in 1993, 1994, 1995, and 2001, and at the Université du Havre in 1997. He was a Visiting Lecturer at the Institut für Technische Mechanik in Aachen, Germany, in 1994, and also held visiting scientist positions at Sandia National Laboratories from 1996 to 2001, and at the Free University in Berlin in 1999 and 2000. Moreover, Knio cofounded Reactive NanoTechnologies Inc, in 2001, and served as its Senior Vice President from 2001 to 2008. He is the recipient of an Associated Western Universities Faculty Fellowship Award in 1996 and a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Award in 2003, and currently he serves on the Editorial Board of Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics. His research interests include computational fluid mechanics, oceanic and atmospheric flows, turbulent flow, physical acoustics, chemically reacting flow, energetic materials, dynamical systems, and asymptotic and stochastic techniques.

Biography Updated on 29 May 2011

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