Dr. James Chen

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Dr. James M. Chen is an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University at Buffalo (UB). His research at UB’s Multiscale Computational Physics Laboratory has been supported by the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and recognized by numerous media outlets, including a feature article in Aerospace Testing International (UK) and a radio show in Austria. His current interests include compressible turbulence, supersonic/hypersonic flow physics, high-temperature ceramics matrix composite, uncertainty quantification, and data science. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He has published ~50 peer-reviewed journal articles in multiscale computational mechanics, theoretical and computational fluid dynamics, and atomistic simulation for thermo-electro-mechanical coupling. Dr. Chen earned his Ph.D. in mechanical and aerospace engineering and applied mathematics (minor) at The George Washington University.

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