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Fred Nitzsche

Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Head of Rotorcraft Research Group. Interests: aerospace mechanics; smart structures; alternative energy structures.

Degrees:Aeronautical Eng., Instituto Technologico de Aeronautica, Brazil M.Sc., Ph.D. Stanford University
Phone:613-520-2600 x 5660
Office:6214D Visualization and Simulation Building
Website:Fred Nitzsche's Faculty Profile

Fred Nitzsche is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. His research interests include smart structures, aeroelasticity of fixed and rotary wings, helicopter individual blade control, aeroelastic reduced-order models, aeroelastic energy harvesting, and intelligent horizontal and vertical axis wind turbines and farms.