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Robert E. Spall

Robert E.  Spall

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Department Head

Contact Information

Office Location: ENGR 419D
IconPhone: 435-797-2878

Educational Background:

PhD, Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Old Dominion University, May 1987


Computational Fluid Dynamics


Computational Fluid Dynamics, CFD


Robert Spall is a Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Dr. Spall's research interests are in the area of applied computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer. Past work has involved swirling flows and vortex breakdown, buoyancy driven flows, aerodynamic flows, environmental flows, turbulence modeling, and algorithm development. He has also been active in developing computational fluid dynamics algorithms for use in engineering education.