Chunpei Cai

Chunpei Cai


  • Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
  • PhD, Aerospace Engineering, the University of Michigan (2005)
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University (1999)
  • MS, Fluid Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (1997)
  • BEng, Naval Architecture, Harbin Engineering University (1994)

Links of Interest

Areas of Expertise

  • Fluid dynamics
  • Aerospace and space engineering
  • Computational fluid dynamics

Research Interests

  • Rarefied and non-equilibrium gas dynamics
  • Plasma simulations
  • Electric propulsion
  • Computational fluid dynamics