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Ben Davoudi

Lab Instructor
  • PhD, Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan
  • MS, Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University
  • BS, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran,
Aerospace & Ocean Engineering (MC0119)
McBryde Hall, RM 632 Virginia Tech
225 Stanger St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061
United States

Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Systems, Navigation and Guidance in Extreme Weather Conditions, Flight Simulation and Trajectory Planning, Aeromechanics, Drone Pesticide Applications, Aeroacoustics and Environmental Characteristics of Flight Vehicles, Complex Physical Systems Modeling, Distributed Propulsion Systems, CFD, Computer Vision.

  • Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2017
  • Rackham International Student Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2016
  • Gupta Values Scholarship, 2021. • Technical Session Award, Engineering Graduate Symposium, 2017
  • Full Scholarship, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Tehran, 2007
  • Rackham Travel Grant – Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Michigan, 2019
  • Semi-Finalist of National Physics Olympiad, Iran, 2006

University of Michigan-Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering/Aerospace Engineering

  • Research Fellow 2021 - 2024
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Computational Aeroscience Lab 2016 - 2021
  • Graduate Student Instructor, AERO 305, 2016
  • Research Engineer, Turbulent Shear Flows Lab, 2014-2015
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Turbulent Shear Flows Lab, 2012-2014
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Heat Transfer Lab, 2013