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Professor Ramkumar N. Parthasarathy

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Presidential Professor

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering - 1989
The University of Michigan

M.S., Mechanical Engineering - 1985
Pennsylvania State University

B. Tech., Mechanical Engineering - 1984
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Turbulent multiphase flows
Spray and gas-jet break-up
Hydrodynamic stability
Rotating flows

HONORS AND AWARDS
Alumni Teaching Award, University of Oklahoma, 2008

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Presidential Professorship Award, University of Oklahoma, 2008

Regent's Award for Superior Teaching, University of Oklahoma, 2006

L.A. Comp Outstanding Professor in Aerospace Engineering, Sigma Gamma Tau, University of Oklahoma, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007

BP-Amoco Good Teaching Award, University of Oklahoma, 1999

Tom J. Love Outstanding Professor in Mechanical Engineering Award, Pi Tau Sigma, University of Oklahoma, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001

Outstanding Professor, College of Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1997

Distinguished Lectureship Award, College of Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1997

Distinguished Achievement Award, Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, 1988

Listed in the 4th and 5th editions of Who's Who in Science and Engineering

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT
Introduction to Aerospace Engineering
Fluid Dynamics
Aerodynamics
Compressible Fluid Flow
Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
Wind Tunnel Laboratory
Aerospace Propulsion Systems

GRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT
Turbulence
Fluid Dynamics
Viscous Fluid Flow
Experimental Methods in Fluid Mechanics
Hydrodynamic Stability

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
American Physical Society
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
Sigma Gamma Tau, Aerospace Honor Society

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Contact Information

(405) 325-1735
Felgar Hall 203
rparthasarathy@ou.edu

Office Hours:
Tuesdays and Thursdays
8:30 - 10:00 AM