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Stephen Gent

Stephen Gent


Professor/Director-North Central Regional Sun Grant Center

Office Building

Crothers Engineering Hall



Mailing Address

Crothers Engineering Hall 218
Mechanical Engineering-Box 2219
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2009
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2006
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2003

Academic Interests

Thermal Fluids and Energy Systems
Model-Based Engineering and Design
Virtual Engineering

Academic Responsibilities

EM 331: Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics
ME 442/542: Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics
EM 731: Advanced Fluid Mechanics
ME 492/592: Engineering Mechanics in Biomedical Applications

Committee Activities

SDSU Faculty Budget Committee

Professional Memberships

American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Society of Automotive Engineers
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
American Society for Engineering Education

Area(s) of Research

Computational Modeling of Thermal Fluid Systems
Computational Modeling of Photobioreactors for Alternative Energy Systems
Computational Modeling of Medical Devices
Biofuels Research & Development
Engineering Education