Bodony Elected AIAA Associate Fellow


Susan Mumm, Aerospace Engineering Media Specialist

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
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.