Peter Vorobieff

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Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Biography

Peter Vorobieff has an M.S. degree in applied mathematics from Moscow University (Russia, not Idaho) and a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University (Pennsylvania). Before joining the ranks of the academia at The University of New Mexico, he has worked in a variety of places - from Russian Association of Space Explorers to Los Alamos National Laboratory (not to mention odd jobs as a news photographer, newspaper columnist, construction worker, etc.).

His primary research interests lie in the area of fundamental hydrodynamic instability studies, renewable energy, and advanced experimental techniques. He also serves as Associate Editor of ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering.