Gabriel Juarez

Assistant Professor
(217) 265-6367
4415 Mechanical Engineering Lab

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Education

  • PhD, Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University, 2009
  • MS, Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University, 2006
  • BA, Physics, Cornell University, 2004

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 2016 - date
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2012 - August 2015
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, Jan 2010 - May 2012

Research Interests

  • Engineering coral reef recovery
  • Experimental soft matter
  • Low Reynolds number fluid mechanics
  • Microbial oil degradation
  • Microfluidic rheology of complex fluids

Research Areas

  • Applied Physics
  • Computation and Applied Math
  • Environment
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Health and Bio

Chapters in Books

Selected Articles in Journals

Honors

  •  Milton Van Dyke Award, American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Dynamics ( 2011)

Teaching Honors

  • UIUC List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students (SP21)
  • UIUC List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students (SP19)
  • UIUC List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students (SP18)

Recent Courses Taught

  • ME 310 - Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics
  • TAM 210 - Introduction to Statics
  • TAM 211 - Statics
  • TAM 537 - Experimental Fluid Mechanics