Azar Eslam-Panah
Azar Eslam-Panah
Assistant Professor, Penn State University

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I am an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Penn State University. I completed my Ph.D. thesis at the University of Iowa on flow structures on flapping wings. Dr. James Buchholz at UIowa helped me understand how birds fly and how we as engineers can design a robot to fly like birds. I love fluid mechanics and I am fascinated by the mechanics of flying birds. My research vision is to identify key biological questions about flying organisms that are most likely to provide answers, understand natural locomotion in fluids, and design novel unmanned vehicles. I also game to investigate an interesting question in fluid mechanics, especially if I can enforce my undergraduate students to sleuth around and wonder with me.
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Volunteer Opportunities
  • I am willing to be contacted by educators for possible speaking engagements in schools or in after school programs or summer camps.
  • I am willing to host a field trip to my place of employment.