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Hosein Foroutan

Associate Professor

Hosein Foroutan

Hosein  Foroutan, Associate Professor

417 Durham Hall
1145 Perry St. (0246)
Blacksburg, VA 24061



Program Area : Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
Personal Homepage : https://www.airflows.cee.vt.edu/

Areas of Interest

Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Mechanics
Atmospheric Science and Climate Dynamics
Air Quality and Human Health
Turbulence and Turbulent Flows

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering (minor in Computational Science), Penn State, 2015
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, 2009
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, 2006
  • Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2019-present
  • Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, Virginia Tech, 2017-2019
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), 2015-2017
  • The Early Career Research Award, European Association for the Sciences of Air Pollution, 2016
  • The National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, 2014
  • Hydro Research Foundation (HRF) / U.S. Department of Energy Fellowship Award, 2013
  • ASME/IGTI Heat Transfer Committee Best Technical Paper Award, 2012
  • U.S. Department of Energy Graduate Student Fellowship for Hydropower Research, 2011