Aaron Alexander
Aaron Alexander

Ph.D. student

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology

E-mail: aaron.s.alexander@okstate.edu

Aaron’s research and teaching interests include wind power, computational fluid dynamics, noise control, acoustics, and R&D.  He is currently working on flow control methods to improve efficiency of vertical axis wind turbines.

Milad Samaee
Milad Samaee

Ph.D. student

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

E-mail: milad.samaee@okstate.edu

Milad's research interests are in biomechanics and biomedical devices.  He is currently working on cardiac fluid dynamics and metachronal swimming projects.

Manikantam Gaddam
Manikantam Gaddam

Ph.D. student

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

E-mail: manikantam.gaddam@okstate.edu

Mani's research interests are in biofluid mechanics and biomedical devices. He is working on characterizing porewater pumping by upside-down jellyfish using PLIF, and exploring research questions in cardiovascular fluid mechanics.

Vishwa Teja Kasoju
Vishwa Teja Kasoju

Ph.D. student

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

E-mail: vishwa.kasoju@okstate.edu

Vishwa is interested in unsteady aerodynamics.  He is currently studying the role of bristled wings in the flapping flight of tiny insects.