Dr. Nicholas Garafolo

Dr. Nicholas Garafolo

Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Mechanical Engineering
Office: ASEC 422B
Phone: 330-972-3648
Email: ngarafo@uakron.edu


Dr. Garafolo is an Associate Professor in the Mechanical Engineering department. Before joining The University of Akron, Dr. Garafolo worked as a federal research contractor to NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio under the umbrella of a multi-million dollar contract. 


Thermo-fluid sciences, fluid-material interaction, advanced aerospace seals, near-hermetic fluid flows


  • Ph.D. The University of Akron 2010
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron 2006
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Applied Math, The University of Akron 2005, and his