Steven E. GorrellAssociate Professor
Ph.D. Iowa State University, 2001
Office: 435P CTB
Email: sgorrell [at] byu [dot] edu
Office Hours: Please contact Dr. Gorrell to make an appointment
Experimental and Computational Fluid Dynamics, Turbomachinery, Computational Science and Engineering
Dr. Steve Gorrell joined the BYU Mechanical Engineering Department in 2007 following an eighteen year career as an Aerospace Engineer at the Air Force Research Laboratory Propulsion Directorate. Dr. Gorrell is an internationally recognized leader in the use of high performance computing (HPC), hi-fidelity time-accurate CFD, and Particle Image Velocimetry to investigate and understand unsteady flow physics in high performance gas turbine engine fans and compressors.
Dr. Gorrell has published 57 journal and conference papers on unsteady turbomachinery aerodynamics and has given 25 invited lectures, including presentations to the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, the MIT Gas Turbine Laboratory, and numerous distinguished visitors to the Aeronautical Systems Center Major Shared Resource Center at Wright-Patterson AFB. He is a member of the ASME International Gas Turbine Institute Turbomachinery Committee, an Associate Fellow of the AIAA, Chair of the AIAA Professional Member Education Committee, and member of the AIAA Gas Turbine Engine Technical Committee.