Dr. Gary Settles, Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Ph.D. Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences, Princeton University, 1976
B.S. Mechanical and Aerospace, Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1971

Positions: The Pennsylvania State University, 1983-Present, Research Engineer and Lecturer, Princeton University, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, Princeton, NJ 1977-1983 Research Scientist, Princeton Combustion Laboratories, Division of Flow Research, Inc., Princeton, NJ 1975-1977 Assistant in Research and Teaching, Princeton University, Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences Department, Gas Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ 1971-1975 Student Engineer, The Boeing Company, Commercial Airplane Division, Seattle, WA, Summer 1968 and 1969 Physical Science Aide, U.S. Naval Ordinance Laboratory, Aeroballistics Division, White Oak, Silver Spring, MD Summer 1967

Honors/Awards: Freeman Scholar Award, ASME, 2004 Outstanding Research Award, Penn State Engineering Society, 1986 Premiere Researcher Award, Penn State Engineering Society, 1992 Department Head Faculty Award, Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, 1990

Affiliations: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Sigma Xi, American Physical Society (APS) Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology (ISAST) ASM International, the Thermal Spray Society, American Power Metallurgy Institute Steel Structures Painting Council Member of the Supersonic Tunnel Association