Bodony Elected AIAA Associate Fellow

2013-12-09

Aerospace Engineering Associate Profs. Daniel J. Bodony has been elected as Associate Fellows of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).

Dan Bodony
Dan Bodony

Bodony’s research interests are

  • Fluid structure interaction
  • Computational fluid mechanics
  • Numerical algorithms for compressible turbulence on massively parallel computers
  • Fluid Structure Interaction
  • Compressible turbulence
  • Flow stability and control
  • Fluid-thermal-structure interaction (aerothermoelasticity)
  • Large scale parallel computing
  • Fluid mechanics of compressible fluids
  • Aeroacoustics (sound generated by turbulent flows)

Bodony has earned three degrees in aeronautics and astronautics – a bachelor’s and master’s of science from Purdue University in 1997 and 1999, respectively, and a PhD in 2005 from Stanford University. He came to the AE at Illinois in 2006, and has affiliate positions with Computational Science & Engineering, Mechanical Science & Engineering, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, and the Parallel Computing Institute.

Bodony earned a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation in 2012, and that year was named a Tau Beta Pi Eminent Engineer.

He is regularly included on the campus-wide list of Teachers Ranked as Excellent, and was named the Aerospace Engineering Teacher of the Year in 2008, 2010 and 2012.