Dr. Hugh Coleman

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Dr. Coleman is currently Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He previously held the Eminent Scholar Chair in Propulsion at UAH for two terms (1991-2001).  He received his graduate degrees from Stanford University.  He and his co-author, Glenn Steele, are internationally known for their book Experimentation, Validation, and Uncertainty Analysis for Engineers (3rd edition, 2009) and their associated short course. This course has been presented more than 90 times in the US, Canada, Europe, and South America.  Within ASME, he has served as an Associate Technical Editor for the Journal of Fluids Engineering, chairman of the Fluid Mechanics Technical Committee, and chairman of the Fluids Engineering Division. He is currently a member of the ASME V&V Standards Committee and chairman of the ASME V&V 20 Committee “Verification and Validation in Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer”.  He is a Fellow of ASME and an Associate Fellow of AIAA.