2021/02/24: Congratulations to Coleman Moss for receiving a Jonsson School Undergraduate Research Award for his work on modeling wind farm performance with Machine Learning

2020/11/13: Dr. Iungo has received the CAREER Award from NSF CBET Fluid Dynamics!!! (link)

2020/08/26: New NSF MRI project in collaboration with the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities to develop a field-scale imaging system to investigate atmospheric turbulence and aerosol transport (link)

2018/08/20: The UTD BLAST Wind Tunnel is now Fully Operational!  G.V. Iungo design; AIOLOS Engineering; UTD-funded project (link)

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Dr. Giacomo Valerio IungoIMG_1332

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Dallas

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Educational History

2007-Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering, July 20, 2007, University of Pisa, Italy
2003-Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, October 21, 2003, University of Pisa, Italy

Professional Experience

September 2020-present: Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, The University of Texas at Dallas

September 2014-August 2020: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, The University of Texas at Dallas

July 2010-July 2014: Scientist, Environmental Eng. Dept., Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

August 2007-June 2010: Post-doc, Aerospace Engineering Department, The University of Pisa, Italy

January 2004-July 2007: Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant, Aerospace Eng. Dept., The University of Pisa, Italy

2002-2006 Visiting Scientist, DPPS, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Pretoria, Rep. of South Africa


Research Interests

Atmospheric Boundary-Layer Turbulence, Wind Energy, Aerosol Transport, Wind LiDAR Technology, Wind Tunnel Testing, Bluff Body Aerodynamics, Reduced-order Models, Signal Processing

Professional Membership

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; American Physical Society: Division of Fluid Dynamics & Division of Computational Physics; American Geosciences Union.

Honors and Awards

2020 NSF CAREER Award, CBET Fluid Dynamics, Program Manager Ronald Joslin, title: “CAREER: Scalar Transport in High Reynolds Number Boundary Layer with Heterogeneous Roughness and Source Flux: Modeling Marine Aerosol in Coastal Regions”, link

2010 Special mention for the prize “Best Italian junior researcher in Wind Engineering”, ANIV 2010 for the biennium 2008−2010

2007 Fellowship for a fully-funded master thesis in collaboration with an international institution, The University of Pisa, Italy