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Kenneth C. Hall

Julian Francis Abele Distinguished Professor
Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
184 Hudson Eng Ctr, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708-0300
184 Hudson Eng Ctr, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708

Research Interests


Unsteady aerodynamics, structural dynamics, and aeroelasticity of turbomachinery and aerospace vehicles. Novel approaches to modeling complex physical phenomena using computational fluid dynamics. Optimization and sensitivity analysis. Fluid dynamics of animal propulsion.

Selected Grants


NASA Marshall GUIde 7 Membership

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration · 2022 - 2025

Editorial Work for American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Public ServicePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) · 2017 - 2018

Editorial Work for American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Public ServicePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) · 2016 - 2017

NASA Marshall GUIde 7 Membership

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Aeronautics and Space Administration · 2022 - 2025

Editorial Work for American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Public ServicePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) · 2017 - 2018

Editorial Work for American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Public ServicePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) · 2016 - 2017

Editorial Work for American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Public ServicePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) · 2015 - 2016

Development of rapid linear and non-linear physics based flutter/LCO analysis methods

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Continuum Dynamics, Inc. · 2015 - 2015