Professor Naughton Receives Award
April 5, 2011 — Associate Professor Jonathan W. Naughton has been named the recipient of
the 2011 Sam D. Hakes Outstanding Graduate Research and Teaching Award
in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Professor Naughton has been a faculty member in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Wyoming since 1997. Additionally, he serves as the Director of the Wind Energy Research Center. Professor Naughton’s research interests include development of aerodynamic instrumentation, experimental characterization and control of turbulent flows, unsteady aerodynamics of wind turbines, and atmospheric inflow modeling to wind turbines. He currently advises five M.S. students and three Ph.D. students, and is Principal Investigator on 7 externally-sponsored research projects.