Colorado State University

Dr. Bret Windom graduated with his PhD in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of Florida in 2009. Following graduation, Dr. Windom was awarded an NRC postdoc to work in the Thermophysical Properties Division at the National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST) in Boulder, CO. After NIST, Dr. Windom carried out a roving postdoctoral fellowship in the Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center (CEFRC) at the University of Southern California and Princeton University. Dr. Windom held a faculty position at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department from 2013 – 2016. Beginning in the fall of 2016, he joined the Mechanical Engineering Department at Colorado State University as an assistant professor. Dr. Windom is the supervisor of the Chemical Energy Conversion Laboratory where he oversees research projects ranging from the characterization of key physical and chemical properties of fuels and their impact on turbulent and laminar flame stability/dynamics, and emissions.