Paolo Luzzatto-Fegiz is an assistant professor in mechanical engineering at UC Santa Barbara. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Southampton. He subsequently worked with the ATLAS Magnet Team at CERN and completed a master’s degree in applied mathematics at Imperial College, as well as a master’s degree and a doctorate in aerospace engineering at Cornell University. He was awarded a Devonshire postdoctoral scholarship from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, as well as a junior research fellowship at the department of applied mathematics and theoretical physics in Cambridge University. His interests include large-scale fluid energy harvesting, microgravity experiments on cohesive sediment, as well as open-source instruments for oceanography. Paolo has received a UC Regents Junior Faculty Fellowship, as well as the 2011 Acrivos Award and 2017 Gallery of Fluid Motion Award, both from the American Physical Society.
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