Dr. Laura Pauley

Dr. Laura Pauley

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

305 Reber Building
University Park, PA 16802

(814) 863-4259


Research Interests:
Computational fluids dynamics, unsteady separated flows, boundary layer stability.
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1988
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1985
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, 1984
Positions Held:
Pennsylvania State University, 1988-Present
Summer Research Position, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Nuclear Test Engineering, Summer 1984
Summer Research Position, Argonne National Laboratory Division, Summer 1983
Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2012
Arthur L. Glenn Professorship of Engineering Education, 2005-2010
Penn State's Undergraduate Program Leadership Award, 2003
Outstanding Advising Award, Penn State Engineering Society, 2000
Department Head Faculty Award, Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, 1996
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 1984-1987
Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, Society of Automotive Engineers, 1991
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 1984-1987
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
The American Society for Engineering Education
The American Physical Society
Professional Engineer License in Pennsylvania