Eugene Niemi

Eugene E. Niemi, Mechanical Engineering

Eugene E. Niemi, Mechanical Engineering

Professor
Phone:
978-934-2977
Fax:
978-934-3048
Office:
Ball Hall 219

Expertise

Aerodynamics, Wind Tunnel Testing, Thermofluids

Research Interest

Aerodynamics, Fluid Mechanics & Convective Processes, Aircraft Performance & Flight simulation.

Educational Background

B.S., Boston University
M.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, P.E.
Postdoctoral studies, biomedical engineering, Michigan State University
Ocean Engineering studies, Florida Atlantic University

Biosketch

Dr. Niemi’s coursework is in the areas of aerodynamics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, and ocean engineering.  A licensed commercial pilot with an instrument rating and airplane single-engine land and sea ratings, he is also interested in aircraft performance analysis. Dr. Niemi supervised the design of the UMass Lowell human-powered submarine, the Rivershark, and was instrumental in helping the UMass Lowell team compete in the Human-Powered Submarine races held near San Diego in 1996.  He is also a member of the UMass School of Marine Sciences.