Murray Snyder

photo: Murray Snyder
Title:
Professor
Office:
SEH 2870
Phone:
202-994-4706
Email:
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

Fluid mechanics, thermal science and energy, Mechanical engineering, Propulsion

Professor Murray Snyder conducts research of the impact of ship air wakes on rotary wing aircraft.  His research includes use of a dedicated 108 foot long research vessel at the Naval Academy, where he is also a Research Professor.  He also conducts associated wind tunnel testing and advanced computer simulations performed on large parallel processing computer clusters.   His research vessel has a flight deck from which instrumented unmanned helicopters are flown from to collect ship air wake data off ship. Professor Snyder is a retired US Navy Captain who served on four submarines, including as Commanding Officer of USS NEVADA (SSBN 733)

Education

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2007

Publications