Stuart Craig

Assistant Professor, Aerospace-Mechanical Engineering

Member of the Graduate Faculty

Stuart "Alex" Craig is an Assistant Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (AME) at the University of Arizona. He received his B.S. (2009) degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his Ph.D. (2015) degree in aerospace engineering from Texas A&M University. Prof. Craig was a postdoctoral research associate at Los Alamos National Laboratory from 2015 to 2016 before joining the AME Department as an Assistant Professor in 2016. He won the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award in 2018. He is a member of the Fluid Dynamics Technical committee as well as a Senior Member of AIAA and a member of the American Physical Society (APS). Dr. Craig conducts wind-tunnel experiments in the field of boundary-layer stability and transition with an emphasis on high-speed and hypersonic flows.

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Prerequisite Courses

The lab performs high-speed/hypersonic wind tunnel experiments. No hard prerequisites, at least 1 year of undergrad preferred. Positions are competitive and the number of openings varies.

Majors Considered

Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

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Start Date

August 2016

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