Faculty Profile

Andres Goza

Aerospace Engineering
Andres Goza
Andres Goza
Assistant Professor

Primary Research Area

  • Computational Fluid Mechanics


  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2018
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2013
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering (Minor in Computational and Applied Mathematics), Rice University, 2011

Academic Positions

  •  Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton University, 2017 - 2018

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Research Interests

  •  Unsteady Aerodynamics
  •  Fluid-Structure Interaction
  •  Computational Fluid Dynamics

Research Areas

Selected Articles in Journals

  • A. Goza, T. Colonius, J. Sader, ￿Nonlinear simulations and global mode analysis of inverted flag flapping,￿ Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2018.
  • A. Goza, T. Colonius, ￿Modal decomposition of fluid-structure interaction with application to flag flapping,￿ Journal of Fluids and Structures. 2018.
  • A. Goza, T. Colonius, "A strongly-coupled immersed-boundary formulation for thin elastic structures," Journal of Computational Physics, 2017.
  • A. Goza, S. Liska, B. Morley, T. Colonius, "Accurate computation of surface stresses and forces with immersed boundary methods," Journal of Computational Physics, 2016.

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • A. Goza, T. Colonius, “A global mode analysis of flapping flags,” Proceedings for the Tenth International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena (TSFP10). Chicago, Illinois. 2017.