Mitul Luhar

Expert in open problems in aero- and hydrodynamic design, flow control, environmental science, as well as physical biology
  • Henry Salvatori Early Career Chair and Assistant Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
  • USC Viterbi School of Engineering


  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Aerodynamics
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Soft Robotics
  • Turbulence
  • Coastal Engineering
  • Seagrass Beds
  • Kelp Forests
  • Drag Reduction


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati

Additional Information

Selected Honors and Awards:

  • Frontiers of Engineering, National Academy of Engineering
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation
  • Young Investigator Award, Air Force Office of Scientific Research
  • Presidential Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology