Alex Wouden

Alex Michael Wouden

Joint Coop Institute

Old Chemistry Building


CEAS - Mechanical Eng - 0072

887 Casa Negra Avenue
Midvale, Utah 84047


Doctorate, Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA, 2016 (Mechanical Engineering)

Masters, Utah State University Logan, UT, 2010 (Mechanical Engineering)

Positions and Work Experience

08-2016 -06-2017 Lecturer, Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Technology; Taught Heat Transfer, Solid Modeling, and First-Year Engineering Materials Lab, Penn State - Erie, Erie, PA

05-2010 -08-2016 Graduate Research and Teaching Fellow, Conducted research on methods in computational fluid dynamics with application toward hydroturbine performance prediction; taught Introduction to Thermal-Science course for the College of Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

05-2008 -08-2008 Engineering Intern, Reconstructed CAD models from old software; conducted product development research as a potential cost saving mechanism in manufacturing, General Electric, Minden, NV

Research and Practice Interests

Computational Fluid Dynamics for incompressible flow in large-scale hydroturbine applications
OpenFOAM development and application in the field of CFD

Contact Information

Forwarding - 887 Casa Negra Avenue
MidvaleĀ  Utah, 84047
Phone: 435-757-2815