B.S. ​Aerospace Engineering, West Virginia UniversityM.S. Aerospace Engineering, Pennsylvania State University​Ph.D. ​Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan

Prof. Eric Loth serves as the Rolls-Royce Commonwealth Professor of Engineering. He has received honors and awards from NASA and the National Science Foundation while also being named a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, and of Cambridge University.  Dr. Loth has given invited talks at Cambridge, Penn, Princeton, Oxford, Harvard, and MIT.  In 2017, his project team was invited to US Congress to discuss their new the $3.7M project on extreme-scale morphing wind turbines.  This ambitious project has received coverage by NBC, Scientific American, Popular Science, Yahoo and MIT Technology Review.

Research Interests

  • Bio-inspired Wind Energy systems
  • Aerospace Propulsion and Aerodynamics
  • Turbulence, Multiphase Flow, and Fluid-Solid Interaction

In the News

Selected Publications

  • Numerical approaches for motion of dispersed particles, droplets and bubbles. Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, Volume 26, Issue 3. 2000/6/30. E Loth
  • Parked aeroelastic field rotor response for a 20% scaled demonstrator of a 13‐MW downwind turbine M Kaminski, E Loth, LJ Fingersh, A Scholbrock, M Selig; Wind Energy 26 (2), 182-200, 2023. E Loth
  • In-Flight Gas Turbine Engine Icing E Tetteh, E Loth, MO Neuteboom, J Fisher; AIAA Journal 60 (10), 5610-5632, 2022. E Loth
  • A co-design framework for wind energy integrated with storage MJ Aziz, DF Gayme, K Johnson, J Knox-Hayes, P Li, E Loth, LY Pao, ...; Joule 6 (9), 1995-2015, 2022. E Loth
  • Super-rated operational concept for increased wind turbine power with energy storage JG Simpson, E Loth; Energy Conversion and Management: X 14, 100194, 2022. E Loth
  • Efficiency of inertial particle separators BJ Connolly, E Loth, CF Smith; Powder Technology 413, 118004, 2022 E Loth
  • Review of computational methods for aerodynamic analysis of iced lifting surfaces SJ Stebbins, E Loth, AP Broeren, M Potapczuk; Progress in Aerospace Sciences 111, 100583, 2019. E Loth