Faculty Profile

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Reza Sheikhi


Associate Professor In Residence and Associate Department Head
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2005
reza.sheikhi@uconn.edu

Campus Location: United Technologies Engineering Building Rm. 472

Tel: (860)486-8994
Fax: (860)486-5088

Research:

Dr. Reza Sheikhi joined the Mechanical Engineering Department in 2018. He received his Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Pittsburgh, State University of New York at Buffalo and Sharif University of Technology, Iran, respectively. Dr. Sheikhi has several years of industrial experience and has previously been an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Northeastern University. His general areas of expertise are computational fluid dynamics, turbulence, combustion and high performance computing. His current research interest includes modeling and simulation of multiphysics turbulent flows. Dr. Sheikhi has received several recognitions for his teaching, including the Students Speak Outstanding Teachers of the College of Engineering at Northeastern University. He is a Fellow of ASME, an Associate Fellow of AIAA and members of APS, ASEE and the Combustion Institute. He is currently serving an Associate Editor of the ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology.

Keywords: active faculty, computational fluid mechanics, computational mechanics, Current, Energy Systems, fluid mechanics, Multi-physics computational modeling, transport phenomena, turbulent combustion, turbulent combustion modeling