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David M. Rooney

Associate Dean of Engineering
Associate Professor of Engineering


Degrees

PHD, 1978, North Car State Univ Raleigh; MS, 1976, North Car State Univ Raleigh; BS, 1974, North Car State Univ Raleigh


Bio

PhD 1978 North Carolina State University
Taught 1978-81 VPI & SU in Aerospace and Ocean Engineering
1982-1986 Assistant Professor of Engineering, Hofstra University
1986- present, Associate Professor of Engineering, Hofstra University
2015- present, Associate Dean, DeMatteis School of Engineering, Hofstra University

Teaching Interests

Strength of Materials, Aircraft Performance, Aerodynamics, Fluid Mechanics Lab

Research Interests

Experimental fluid mechanics, with concentration on wind tunnel studies of airflow patterns and vortex shedding around 3D shapes in subsonic flow; history of engineering education, and of aerodynamics

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
ENGG 028 STRENGTH OF MATERIAL Undergraduate
ENGG 115 FLUID MECHANICS Undergraduate
ENGG 140 AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE Undergraduate
ENGG 169 FLUID MECHANICS LABORATORY Undergraduate
ENGG 198 INDEPENDENT HONORS THESIS Undergraduate
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