Arturo Fernandez, Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain, 2000
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain, 1995
Academic Experience
  • 2010-date             Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
  • 2009-2010             Affiliate Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Ma
  • 2003-2007             Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
Non-Academic Experience
  • 2008-2009             R&D Engineer for the Hall Process Improvement Department (HPI) of Alcoa Inc., Pa
  • 2007                      Guest Researcher in the Processing Characterization Group of the Polymers Division at NIST
Current membership in professional organizations
  • Member, American Physical Society (APS) and the Division of Fluid Dynamics (APS)
  • Member, Society of Rheology
 Institutional and Professional Service (2007-2013):
  • Member of the undergraduate committee and the retention committee; member of the Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, and Heat Transfer committees
  • Examiner for graduate students in the thermal-fluids sciences area
  • Advisor to undergraduate and graduate students
  • Aid to the External Advisory Board
  • Member of the Multiphase Technical Committee of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering
  • Organizer of symposia at Fluid Engineering Division Summer Meetings (2012, 2013)
  • Paper Reviewer, several scientific journals including Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Physics of Fluids, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Journal of Computational Physics, Computers & Fluids, Journal of Fluids Engineering, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Electrophoresis
Professional Development Activities (2010-2013)
  • North Carolina Ocean Energy Workshop on September, 2012 at University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
  • Junior Faculty Workshop, North Carolina A&T State University, January 5, 2011
  • NSF Career and ONR & AFOSR Young Investigator Workshop, November 2010, Long Beach, Ca