Dr. Kinzel is an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at UCF. He holds a doctoral degree and a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from Penn State University and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Northern Arizona University. Kinzel’s research spans basic and applied research for multiphase fluid flows and aero/hydrodynamics using computational fluid dynamics. His experience spans a wide range of applications including: aircraft (V/STOL, ice accretion), wind turbines, marine vehicles, atmospheric flows, chemical reactors, nuclear waste processing, food processing, biomedical and acoustics.