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- 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
- 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
- Unsteady Aerodynamics
- Fluid-Structure Interaction
- Computational Fluid Dynamics
Selected Articles in Journals
- E.T. Thompsen and A. Goza, "Surface morphing for aerodynamic flows at low and stalled angles of attack", Physical Review Fluids (To appear), 2022.
- N.J. Nair, Z Flynn, A. Goza, "Numerical Study of Multiple Bio-Inspired Torsionally Hinged Flaps for Passive Flow Control", Fluids (Invited), 7 (2): 44. 2022.
- N.J. Nair, A. Goza, "A strongly coupled immersed boundary method for fluid-structure interaction that mimics the efficiency of stationary body methods", Journal of Computational Physics, 454: 110897. 2022
- C. Huertas-Cerdeira, A. Goza, J.E. Sader, T. Colonius, M. Gharib, "Dynamics of an inverted cantilever plate at moderate angle of attack", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 909: A20. 2020. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2020.922
- N.J. Nair, A. Goza, "Leveraging reduced-order models for state estimation using deep learning," Journal of Fluid Mechanics (Rapids). Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 897: R1. 2020. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2020.409
- A. Goza, D. Floryan, C. Rowley, "Connections between resonance and nonlinearity in swimming performance of a heaving flat plate," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 888: A30. 2020. DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2020.60
- A. Goza, T. Colonius, J. Sader, “Nonlinear simulations and global mode analysis of inverted flag flapping,” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 857: 312-344. 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2018.728
- A. Goza, T. Colonius, “Modal decomposition of fluid-structure interaction with application to flag flapping,” Journal of Fluids and Structures, 81:728-737. 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2018.06.014
- A. Goza, T. Colonius, "A strongly-coupled immersed-boundary formulation for thin elastic structures," Journal of Computational Physics, 336:401-411. 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2017.02.027
- A. Goza, S. Liska, B. Morley, T. Colonius, "Accurate computation of surface stresses and forces with immersed boundary methods," Journal of Computational Physics, 321:860-873. 2016. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2016.06.014
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