Dr. Francis Loth
Dr. Loth joined UA in 2008. He previously worked in the Mechanical Engineering department at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Loth has authored or co-authored over 70 journal papers that have been cited more than 3800 times. He is the Creator and Executive Director of the Conquer Chiari Research Center, a multidisciplinary research team at the University of Akron dedicated to conducting research focused on Chiari malformation, syringomyelia and related disorders. He is also a Fellow with ASME.
Biological flows, experimental fluid mechanics, computational fluid mechanics, blood flow simulation, cerebrospinal fluid simulation, Chiari malformation, syringomyelia, medical image processing, magnetic resonance imaging.
- Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology 1993
- M.S. Georgia Institute of Technology 1990
- Diploma, von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics 1987
- M.S. University of Cincinnati 1988
- B.S. West Virginia University 1984
Fluid Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering Laboratory - Gas Turbine and Supersonic Wind Tunnel, Fundamentals of Flight, Introduction to Aerodynamics, Heat Transfer, Bioheat & Mass Transfer