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Huebsch, Wade W.

A portrait of Wade Huebsch


ESB 943

Professor - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State University, 2000 
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 1994 
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, San Jose State University, 1992

Dr. Huebsch began his professional career as a Research Assistant for the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at Iowa State University in 1996. In 2000, he became a Temporary Assistant Professor for the department. The following year, he joined the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at WVU.

Dr. Huesch has received several awards for his instruction and research over the years of which include the 2005 SAE Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, Student Organization Advisor of the Year (2006-2007), the 2008 WVU Foundation Outstanding Teacher Award, among others. He is also a senior member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, having achieved this status in 2009.

Research Focus Areas

Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer

Research Interests

Computational Fluid Dynamics
Unsteady Flow Separation
Atmospheric Icing
Wing Morphing

Teaching Interests

Fluid Dynamics
Computational Fluid Dynamics & Numerical Methods

Special Interests

Web-Based Course Development
Flow Visualization

Professional Societies

Sigma Xi