Peter Vorobieff


Phone: 505-277-8347
Fax: 505-277-1571

Physical Address

Room 424
Mechanical Engineering Building
Building # 122 on the UNM map

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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Assistant Chair

Department of Mechanical Engineering

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PhD, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mathematics, Lehigh University, 1996

MS, Mechanical Engineering, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, 1989


Peter Vorobieff has taught at The University of New Mexico since 1999. Before joining the ranks of the academia, he has worked in a variety of places - from Russian Association of Space Explorers to Los Alamos National Laboratory (not to mention odd jobs as a news photographer, newspaper columnist, construction worker, etc.). His primary research interests lie in the area of fundamental hydrodynamic instability studies.

Teaching Interests

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering Measurements
  • Heat Transfer

Research Interests

  • Fundamental hydrodynamic instabilities
  • Meandering flows
  • Multiphase flows
  • Shock-accelerated flows
  • Two-dimensional hydrodynamics
  • Renewable energy
  • Advanced flow field measurement techniques

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