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Mechanical Engineering|College of Engineering and Applied Science

Jonathan W. Naughton,

Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Director Wind Energy Research Center (WERC)

Room 1074, Engineering Building
University of Wyoming

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
naughton@uwyo.edu

Phone: 307.766.6284

Research Interests:

  • Experimental fluid dynamics and aerodynamics
    • Characterization of turbulent flows
    • Control of turbulence flows
  • Instrumentation
    • Wall shear stress measurement techniques in aerodynamic flows.
  • Wind Energy
    • Atmospheric inflow modeling
    • Blade aerodynamics


Teaching:

  • Undergraduate
    • Fluid Dynamics
    • Thermodynamics
    • Hear transfer
    • Wind Energy
  • Graduate
    • Theoretical and Experimental Fluid Dynamics
    • Turbulence


Selected Publications:

  • X. Zhang, J. W. Naughton, and W. R. Lindberg. 2-D and 3-D numerical modelling of a dynamics resonant shear stress sensor. Computers and Fluids, 38(2):340--346, 2008.
  • A. F. Shiri, W. K. George, and J. W. Naughton.  An experimental study of the far-field of incompressible swirling jets. AIAA Journal, 46(8):2002--2009, August 2008.
  • J. W. Naughton and T. Liu. Photogrammetry in oil-film interferometry. AIAA Journal, 45(7):1620-1629, July 2007.
  • J. W. Naughton, S.Viken, and D.Greenblatt. Skin friction measurements on the NASA hump model. AIAA Journal, 44(6):1255{1265, June 2006.
  • R. T. Gilchrist and J. W. Naughton. An experimental study of incompressible jets with different initial swirl profiles: Mean results. AIAA Journal, 43(4):741--751, April 2005.
  • J. W. Naughton and M. Sheplak.  Modern developments in shear stress measurement. Progress in Aerospace Sciences, 38:515--570, August/October 2002.
  • J. W. Naughton, L. N. Cattafesta III, and G.S. Settles.  An experimental study of compressible turbulent mixing enhancement in swirling jets.  Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 330:271--305, 1997.
  • J.W. Naughton, L.N. Cattafesta III, and G.S. Settles.  An experimental study of compressible turbulent mixing enhancement in swirling jets.  Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 330:271--305, 1997.
  • J.W. Naughton, L.N. Cattafesta III, and G.S. Settles.  Miniature, fast-response five-hole conical probe for supersonic flowfield measurements. AIAA Journal, 31(3): 453—458, 1993.

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Jonathan W. Naughton
Jonathan received a B.S in mechanical engineering from Cornell University in 1986. After two years working for McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company, he returned to graduate school at Penn State University where he received a Ph.D. in 1993. In 1997, after working for NASA-Ames Research Center for four years, Jonathan joined the University of Wyoming.

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