UC professor honored with prestigious American Institute of Aeronautics award

Ephraim Gutmark, Ph.D.

Ephraim Gutmark, Ph.D.

University of Cincinnati distinguished professor of aerospace engineering, Ephraim Gutmark, Ph.D., was named winner of the 2021 Aeroacoustics Award by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). 

The Aeroacoustics Award is presented for outstanding technical or scientific achievement resulting from an individual's contribution to the field of aircraft community noise reduction. 

Gutmark will receive the award for his pioneering and outstanding contributions to the application of aeroacoustics practice to achieve quiet aircraft engines and new understanding of voice production and treatments. 

The award demonstrate UC's commitment to research as part of its strategic direction called Next Lives Here.

He will be recognized during the AIAA AVIATION Forum in June.  

Kelly Cohen, Ph.D., interim department head of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics at UC, commented on Gutmark’s accomplishments.

"Over two decades professor Gutmark has been our most successful and productive researcher in terms of funding, graduate students, patents, publications and several other meaningful metrics,” Cohen said. “Moreover, we are overjoyed with this highly deserved recognition from AIAA."

Gutmark’s research within aerospace engineering is varied across several fields, including jet noise reduction, detonations and combustion, fluid mechanics, and biomedical applications such as voice, airway, and cardiovascular flow. 

He holds a secondary appointment of professor of otolaryngology in the UC Medical Center and is a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the American Physical Society (APS), and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). 

Also an Ohio Eminent Scholar, Gutmark received his bachelor's, master’s, and doctorate, all in aerospace and aeronautical engineering from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. He joined UC in 2000 after serving as the chair of the mechanical engineering department at Louisiana State University, and, prior to that, as a senior research scientist at the Naval Warfare Center in California.

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