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researcher , Engineering educator

Ralph Sanders Budwig, American engineering educator, researcher. Achievements include research on methods for dynamic measurement of velocity, temperature, and concentration in fluid flows, on the characteristics of vortex shedding behind a cylinder in unsteady flows, on modeling of respiratory and cardiovascular flows. Grantee National Science Foundation, 1988, American Heart Association, 1990.

Background

Budwig, Ralph Sanders was born on August 3, 1955 in El Paso, Texas, United States. Son of Ira A. and Marge (Sanders) Budwig.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University Colorado, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1985.

Career

Research and teaching assistant Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1978-1985. Research Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, 1989. Assistant professor University Idaho, Moscow, 1985-1990, associate professor, 1991—1996, professor, since 1997, department chair, 1999—2005.

Director Center Ecohydrreulics Stream Laboratory, since 2007. Reviewer National Science Foundation.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on methods for dynamic measurement of velocity, temperature, and concentration in fluid flows, on the characteristics of vortex shedding behind a cylinder in unsteady flows, on modeling of respiratory and cardiovascular flows.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Physics Fluids A, Review of Science Instruments, International Journal Heat & Mass Transfer, Journal Fluid Mechanics. & Biomechanics.

Membership

Leader AWANA Children's Club, Moscow. Volunteer Salvation Army. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (reviewer), American Society Engineering Education, American Physical Society, Faculty Council U. Idaho.

Connections

Married Deborah Kay Moore, August 15, 1980. Children: Noelle, Bartholomew, Solana.

father:
Ira A. Budwig

mother:
Marge (Sanders) Budwig

spouse:
Deborah Kay Moore

children:
Noelle Budwig

Bartholomew Budwig

Solana Budwig