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Orlando M. Ayala H.

  • Orlando M. Ayala H.
  • Assistant Professor
  • Engineering Technology
  • 214 Kaufman Hall
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3775
  • oayala@odu.edu
  • Dr. Ayala received his BS in Mechanical Engineering with honors (Cum Laude) from Universidad de Oriente (Venezuela) in 1995, MS in Mechanical Engineering in 2001 and PhD in Mechanical Engineering in 2005, both from University of Delaware (USA). Dr. Ayala is currently serving as Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology Department, Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.
  • Education

    University of Delaware, 2005
    Major: Mechanical Engineering
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of Delaware, 2001
    Major: Mechanical Engineering
    Degree: M.Sc.
    Universidad de Oriente, 1995
    Major: Mechanical Engineering
    Degree: B.S.
  • Research Interests

    Multiphase flows, turbulent flows, transport of particles in fluid flows, compressible flows, heat transfer, numerical modeling, and high performance parallel computing and scientific computation
  • 2014: Travel Award, The Eleventh International Conference for Mesoscopic Methods in Engineering and Science
  • 2013: Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering
  • 2008: Fellowship. Level II Category, Venezuelan Foundation for Promotion of Researchers (PPI)
  • 2006: Fellowship. Level I Category, Venezuelan Foundation for Promotion of Researchers (PPI)
  • 2006: Stimulus to the Researcher Award (PEI), Universidad de Oriente, Venezuela
  • 2005: Nominated to the Teaching Excellence Award , University of Delaware
  • 2003: Fellowship. Begineer Category, Venezuelan Foundation for Promotion of Researchers (PPI)
  • 2000: Academic Merit Award , CONABA, Venezuela