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Morris, Gary J.

A portrait of Gary Morris



Professor Emeritus- Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1985 
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1982 
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, West Virginia University, 1980

Dr. Morris began his academic career in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE)at WVU in 1986. He had previously worked as an engineer in the petroleum industry and rocket motor industry. He has developed expertise in instrumentation, aerodynamics, fluid mechanics, combustion systems, emissions measurements, and rocket propulsion. From 1995 to 2001 he served as an Associate Chairman and Graduate Program Director for MAE. In January 2002, he was appointed as Interim Chairman of MAE.

Curriculum Vitae

Research Focus Areas

Energy Technologies

Research Interests

Experimental Fluid Mechanics 
Combustion Systems 
Laser Velocimetry

Teaching Interests

Guided Missile Systems 
Fluid Mechanics 

Special Interests

Product Development

Professional Societies