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John Gilbert

Research Assistant Professor, Aerospace and Ocean Systems Lab

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Blacksburg, VA 24061
United States

John Gilbert

Research Assistant Professor, Aerospace and Ocean Systems Lab

John Gilbert is a research assistant professor in the Hume Center's Aerospace and Ocean Systems Lab.

Previously, Gilbert was an engineer with the U.S Navy's Naval Surface Warfare Center. He was a graduate research assistant with the Aerospace and Ocean Systems Lab from 2012-2015 where his work focused on the development of advanced CFD techniques aimed at modeling fluid-structure interaction and free surface flow problems.

Gilbert earned his Ph.D in aerospace and ocean engineering from Virginia Tech, and his M.Sc and B.S. in mechanical engineering from Louisiana State University.