NPS logo NPS title



Garth V. Hobson
Chairman and Professor
Mail Code: MAE/Hg
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-2888
Email: gvhobson (at) nps.edu
Web: faculty.nps.edu/gvhobson/
EDUCATION:
PhD - Penn State Univ, 1989
ME - Univ of Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa), 1983
BS - Univ of Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa), 1979
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • 1990-Present: Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • 1992-1996: Academic Council Representative, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
OTHER EXPERIENCE:
  • 1980 - 1989 - Council, Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Pretoria
  • Engineer, Section Head, Facility Head (Aero-Thermodynamic Facility)
TEACHING INTERESTS:
  • Gas Dynamics
  • Propulsion
  • Computational Methods
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics Measurements
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Propulsion and Energy Conversion
  • Aerospace Propulsion and Power
  • Propulsion Computational Fluid Dynamics
AWARDS:
  • Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Performance in Instruction, Naval Postgraduate School, 1992
  • Director's Award for Innovative Engineering, CSIR, 1983
BOARDS/MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: (View an extended list)
  • Moshman, N. D., Hobson, G. V. and Sritharan, S. S., "Optimal Control of Shock Wave Attenuation Using Liquid Water Droplets with Application to Ignition Overpressure in Launch Vehicles," Accepted for publication in the International Journal of Flow Control. 2012.
  • Moshman, N. D., Hobson, G. V. and Sritharan, S. S., "Optimal Control of the Unsteady Euler Equations in 1D with Application to Ignition Overpressure Attenuation in Launch Vehicles," Accepted for publication in the AIAA Journal. 2012.
  • Back, S-C, Hobson, G. V., Song, S-J, Millsaps, K. T., "Effect of Reynolds Number and Surface Roughness Magnitude & Location on Compressor Cascade Performance," Transactions of the ASME, Journal of Turbomachinery, Volume 134, 051013-1, September 2012.
  • Gannon, A. J., Hobson, G. V., Hedges, C. and Descovich, G. L., "Investigation and Prediction of Steam-Induced Stall-Margin Reduction in Two Transonic Rotor Fans," ASME Turbo Expo 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Gannon, A. J., Jang, C. I., Hobson, G. V. and Millsaps, K. T. "The Effects Of Blade Number And Cavities On Cross-Flow Fan Acoustics" Presented at ISROMAC-14, Honolulu, Hawaii, March, 2012
KEYWORDS/TECHNOLOGIES:
  • Keywords: Controlled-diffusion Blad Stall, LDV Measurements, Compressor Cascade Stall, Laser Doppler Velocimetry, Turbine, Doppler Velocimetry, Turbulence



The pages on this site are dynamic, and are created by a script. Contact Faculty Vitae Admin to report incomplete or incorrect data.
Privacy Policy | Copyright / Accessibility / Section 508 | Navy Links | Contact Webmaster | Disclaimers | NPS Intranet | Freedom Of Information Act
This is an Official U.S. Navy Website