Robert E. Kielb

Robert E. Kielb

Associate Chair

Affiliated Professor, Swedish Royal Institute of Technology Director, GUIde Consortium

Contact Information

Education

  • PhD, Ohio State University 1981
  • MS Ohio State University 1975
  • BS Purdue University 1971

Research Interests

Conducts research and supervises graduate students in the areas of unsteady aerodynamics, aeroelasticity, mistuning, damping, and probabilistic methods. Principal investigator on AFOSR, DARPA, NASA, and Industrial funded research projects. Provides consultion services to turbine engine companies, including most major companies. Teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in mechanical engineering with emphasis on vibration and design.

Specialties

Aerodynamics
Structural Engineering
Aeroelasticity
Vibration
Design

Courses Taught

  • ME 544.01 - ADV MECHANICAL VIBRATIONS
  • ME 555.01 - ADVANCED TOPICS
  • ME 555.07 - ADVANCED TOPICS
  • ME 555.14 - ADVANCED TOPICS
  • ME 490.01 - SPECIAL TOPICS
  • ME 555.05 - ADVANCED TOPICS
  • ME 759.01 - SPECIAL READINGS

Representative Publications