Andres Goza

Andres Goza
Andres Goza
Assistant Professor

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Education

  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2018, Thesis title: "Numerical methods for fluid-structure interaction, and their application to flag flapping", Thesis advisor: Tim Colonius
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2013
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering (Minor in Computational and Applied Mathematics), Rice University, 2011

Academic Positions

  •   Affiliate Assistant Professor (0% Appointment), Computational Science and Engineering, January 2019 - present
  •  Affiliate Assistant Professor (0% Appointment), Mechanical Science and Engineering, January 2019 - present
  •  Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering, January 2019 - present
  •  Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton University, 2017 - 2018, Postdoctoral Advisor: Clarence Rowley

Research Interests

  •  Unsteady Aerodynamics
  •  Fluid-Structure Interaction
  •  Computational Fluid Dynamics

Selected Articles in Journals

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • N.J. Nair, A. Goza, "Effects of Torsional Stiffness and Inertia on a Passively Deployable Flap for Aerodynamic Lift Enhancement", AIAA SciTech Forum, 2022. San Diego, California.
  • Z. Abidi, A. Goza, B.C. Houchens, "Simulations of flow past a mirrored airfoil configuration inspired by an energy-harvester", AIAA SciTech Forum, 2022. San Diego, California.
  • A. Goza, "Flow-induced flapping of an inverted flag with non-uniform stiffness distribution", AIAA SciTech Forum, 2022. San Diego, California.
  • A. Goza, T. Colonius, “A global mode analysis of flapping flags,” Proceedings for the Tenth International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena (TSFP10). Chicago, Illinois. 2017.

Recent Courses Taught

  • AE 311 - Incompressible Flow
  • AE 370 - Aerospace Numerical Methods
  • AE 451 - Aeroelasticity
  • AE 598 CIF - CFD for Incompressible Flow