Faculty Profile

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Wajid Ali Chishty

Professor in residence

Campus Location: Engineering II Building, Room 311

Tel: (860) 486-8043
Fax: (860)486-5088

Short Bio:

Dr. Chishty joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in January 2023.

He has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic & State University (2005), an MSE in Aerospace Engineering from University of Michigan (1996) and an MBA in Finance from University of Karachi (1991).

He has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of gas turbine maintenance, repair and overhaul, combustion research and teaching. He has authored many well-cited publications and is a member of ASME, ASEE and AIAA. His research interests include dynamics of droplets and bubbles, thermoacoustics, aircraft performance and engineering management. Prof. Chishty has held senior management positions managing technology transfers and directing applied research in the fields of sustainable aviation, urban air mobility and renewable energy.

Keywords: Chemical Kinetics, combustion, commercial engines, Current, gas turbine engines