Research Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The National Wind Resource Center
Texas Tech University Lubbock
Tel: (806) 742-3563 Ext.271
Fax: (806) 742-3540
Guillermo Araya is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas Tech University. After completing his Ph.D. degree in Aeronautical Engineering in August 2008 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, New York, US), he joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland, US) as a Postdoctoral Fellow under the supervision of Prof. Charles Meneveau. He has been a Research Assistant at Swansea University (UK) from 2009 to 2011. His research interests include computational fluid dynamics of turbulent incompressible and compressible flows, wind energy array modeling, DNS, LES, RANS, URANS, turbulence modeling, heat transfer and flow control.