Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering

Gegenheimer Lecture on Innovation

Title:

Problems Looking for Solutions or Solutions Looking for Problems? Adventures in Research for Propulsion and Energy

Speaker:

Dr. Ann Karagozian

Affiliation:

UCLA Samueli College of Engineering

When:

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 12:00:00 PM   Add to Calendar

Where:

Room http://bit.ly/Trailblazer-Karagozian

Host:

Samuel Graham
sam.graham@me.gatech.edu

Abstract

On March 24 the Woodruff School will host Professor Ann Karagozian from the UCLA Samueli College of Engineering, whose talk is titled Problems Looking for Solutions or Solutions Looking for Problems? Adventures in Research for Propulsion and Energy. Karagozian's research interests lie in fluid mechanics and combustion as applied to improved energy efficiency, reduced emissions, and advanced air breathing and rocket propulsion systems.


Biography

Professor Karagozian is a current member of the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, having served previously as SAB Vice Chair (2005-2009) and twice receiving the Air Force Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service. She is a Member of the National Academy of Engineering and is a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), the American Physical Society (APS), and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). She received her B.S. in Engineering from UCLA and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) and is an alumna of and mentor for the IDA Defense Science Study Group. Prof. Karagozian was also recently named the Inaugural Director of the UCLA Promise Armenian Institute.

Notes

Q&A to follow.