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Room 1120

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Institute for Space & Nuclear Power Studies
MSC01-1120
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: 505.277.5442
Fax: 505.277.5433

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Sal B. Rodriguez

Sal B. Rodriguez

Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories

Institute for Space and Nuclear Power Studies
MSC01-1120
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Phone: 505.277.0446
Fax: 505.277.2814

Dr. Sal Rodriguez, Adjunct Associate Professor in the Nuclear Engineering Department, is a 26 year veteran in the field of Nuclear Engineering. He holds multiple degrees including:

  • BS Nuclear Engineering - University of California, Santa Barbara, 1985
  • MS Mechanical Engineering, University of Idaho, 1993
  • MS Applied Mathematics, University of New Mexico, 2004
  • PhD Philosophy and Apologetics, Trinity College and Seminary, 2005
  • PhD Nuclear Engineering, University of New Mexico, 2011

He is currently a Principal Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) and a Research Associate Professor at UNM. His work at SNL includes swirling jet modeling, turbulent flow, aerosol dispersal, combustion, nuclear reactor engineering, hydrogen production, and computational fluid dynamics (CFD). He taught "Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics", CFD 515, at UNM during the 2012 Spring semester. Future courses may include "Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics" and "Turbulent Flow Modeling".


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