Research Scientist , University of Southern California, 1972-1975

Research Associate, Flow Research Company, Kent, WA, 1975-1980

Associate Research Professor,George Washington University, 1980-1982

Senior Research Scientist, Contractor, NASA Langley Research Center, 1982-1985

Professor,University of California,Davis, 1985-Present.


Professional Organizations

Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, AIAA since 1994


Honors and Awards

Engineering Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award, UC Davis, 2000

Computational Fluid Dynamics Award, US Association of Computational Mechanics,1999

UC Davis Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement, 1998

Distinguished Teaching Award, UC Davis, 1993

Magnar Ronning Teaching Award, UC Davis, 1990


Service Activities

Editorial Board of Numerical Methods for Fluids Journal ,Wiley

Editorial Board of Computers & Fluids Journal, Elsevier.

Treasurer, International Conferences of Computational Fluid Dynamics, ICCFD.

Instructor of Engineering Mechanics Cluster of COSMOS Program at UC Davis,

Since 2000.



Chattot, J.J., Hafez,M.M., Theoretical and Applied Aerodynamics, Springer, 2015.

Hafez,M.M.,Tavernetti,W.E., Introduction to Computer Simulations for Integrated

STEM College Education, World Scientific,2019.

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