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Areti Kiara

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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Go toOffice Location: ENGR 419A
DialPhone: 435-797-4127

Educational Background

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, (Minor in Applied Mathematics), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010
Analysis of the Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics method for free - surface flows
BS, Civil Engineering, (Division of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering), National Technical University of Athens, 2000


Development of accurate and efficient numerical methods for violent interfacial problems


Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department, Utah State University, US (2017-). Postdoctoral Associate, Mechanical Engineering Department, MIT, US (2010-2013). Research Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Department, MIT, US (2013-2017).

Teaching Interests

Fluid dynamics, computational fluid dynamics, numerical analysis. Disseminate new research findings by incorporating into course material.

Research Interests

Prediction and fundamental understanding of the flow physics of violent surface flows. Water entry, sloshing, dam-break, hydraulic jump, multi-phase, weak compressibility.

Scheduled Teaching

MAE 6440 - Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics, Spring 2018

MAE 3420 - Fluid Mechanics, Fall 2017

Graduate Students Mentored