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Hosein Foroutan

Assistant Professor
Hosein Foroutan, Assistant Professor
417 Durham Hall
1145 Perry St. (0246)
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Program Area : Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
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Area of Interest

Environmental and Geophysical Fluid Mechanics
Atmospheric Science and Climate Dynamics
Emissions, Transport, and Fate of Pollutants in the Atmosphere
Air Quality and Human Health
Turbulence and Turbulent Flows

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering (minor in Computational Science), Penn State, 2015
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, 2009
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, 2006
  • Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2019-present
  • Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, Virginia Tech, 2017-2019
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), 2015-2017
  • The Early Career Research Award, European Association for the Sciences of Air Pollution, 2016
  • The National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, 2014
  • Hydro Research Foundation (HRF) / U.S. Department of Energy Fellowship Award, 2013
  • ASME/IGTI Heat Transfer Committee Best Technical Paper Award, 2012
  • U.S. Department of Energy Graduate Student Fellowship for Hydropower Research, 2011