Lorena A. Barba group


Flipped class energizes CFD

By Mark Dwortzan Two . . . one . . . zero. Change! Clutching an iPhone, Assistant Professor Lorena Barba (ME) works a brightly lit computer lab at the Photonics Center like a Hollywood movie director, cueing her ENG ME 702—Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)—students to take their places on the set of what she calls... Continue »

This CFD class is flippin’

Having recorded the lectures when I first taught my Computational Fluid Dynamics course (for graduate students and senior undergraduates), I found myself in possession of around 40 hours of video to use again the next time. I had uploaded almost all the videos to the iTunes U service, and my students used this for lecture recall and replay. This... Continue »