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David Dowling

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David Dowling

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

drd@umich.edu
2019 AL (W.E. Lay Auto Lab)
1231 Beal
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2133
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Phone: (734) 936-0423
Fax: (734) 764-4256

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Vibrations and Acoustics Laboratory

Degrees

Ph.D., Aeronautics, California Institute of Technology, 1988
M.S., Aeronautics, California Institute of Technology, 1983
B.S., Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1982

Research Interests

Fluid mechanics and acoustics; turbulence and turbulent mixing; fluid-structure interaction, free-surface flows; liquid polymer flow.

Major Funding Sources

Office of Naval Research; Whirlpool; DARPA

Honors and Awards

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2010

Education Excellence Award, University of Michigan College of Engineering, 2009

2007 Student Council Mentoring Award, Acoustical Society of America, 2007

Gold Medal, Men's 40-44 200-yd Butterfly, MI Masters Swimming Championships, April 2005

Silver Medal, Men's 40-44 500-yd Freestyle, MI Masters Swimming Championships, April 2005

Bronze Medal, Men's 40-44 200-yd Butterfly, MI Masters Swimming Championships, March 2004

Fellow, Acoustical Society of America, 2002

Outstanding Achievement Award (AY 2000 - 2001 $1500), Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2000-2001

Fellowship ($2000 stipend), A.R.C.S., 1983-1984

Fellowship ($7500 for tuition & $5000 stipend), W.F. Marlar Memorial, 1982-1983

In the News...

2016 - ME Faculty Published Popular Text Books and Research Papers Featured in Top Scientific Journals

Teaching

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