Integrated Search Menu

Valana Wells

Profile photo
Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6106
Biography

Valana Wells is an associate professor and the undergraduate program chair for aerospace and mechanical engineering in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy at Arizona State University. She joined the ASU faculty in 1987. Prior to ASU, she was a research scientist with NASA's Ames Research Center (1984-1986). She received her bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees from Stanford University. 

Wells' research interests include computational acoustics; rotary-wing aeroacoustics; noise control; rotorcraft design; and aeronautical engineering education.

Education
  • Ph.D. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University 1985
  • M.S. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University 1981
  • B.A. English Literature, Stanford University 1980
Research Activity
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
AEE 362High-Speed Aerodynamics
AEE 466Rotary Wing Aerodynamics/Perfm
MAE 484Internship
MAE 566Rotary-Wing Aerodynamics
MAE 592Research
MAE 595Continuing Registration
MAE 599Thesis
MAE 792Research
MAE 795Continuing Registration
MAE 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 101-AEEThe ASU Experience
MAE 242Intro to Fluid Mechanics
AEE 360Aerodynamics
MAE 484Internship
MAE 493Honors Thesis
MAE 499Individualized Instruction
MAE 595Continuing Registration
MAE 599Thesis
MAE 792Research
MAE 795Continuing Registration
MAE 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MAE 242Intro to Fluid Mechanics
MAE 384Adv Math Methods for Engineers
MAE 484Internship
MAE 595Continuing Registration
MAE 792Research
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MAE 242Intro to Fluid Mechanics
AEE 466Rotary Wing Aerodynamics/Perfm
MAE 484Internship
MAE 566Rotary-Wing Aerodynamics
MAE 595Continuing Registration
MAE 599Thesis
MAE 792Research
MAE 795Continuing Registration
MAE 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 101-AEEThe ASU Experience
MAE 242Intro to Fluid Mechanics
AEE 360Aerodynamics
MAE 484Internship
MAE 492Honors Directed Study
MAE 493Honors Thesis
MAE 499Individualized Instruction
MAE 595Continuing Registration
MAE 599Thesis
MAE 792Research
MAE 795Continuing Registration
MAE 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
AEE 344Fundamentals Aircraft Design
MAE 384Adv Math Methods for Engineers
MAE 484Internship
MAE 595Continuing Registration
MAE 792Research
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MAE 384Adv Math Methods for Engineers
AEE 466Rotary Wing Aerodynamics/Perfm
MAE 484Internship
MAE 492Honors Directed Study
MAE 493Honors Thesis
MAE 566Rotary-Wing Aerodynamics
MAE 595Continuing Registration
MAE 599Thesis
MAE 792Research
MAE 795Continuing Registration
MAE 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 101-AEEThe ASU Experience
AEE 360Aerodynamics
MAE 484Internship
MAE 492Honors Directed Study
MAE 493Honors Thesis
MAE 499Individualized Instruction
MAE 593Applied Project
MAE 595Continuing Registration
MAE 599Thesis
MAE 792Research
MAE 795Continuing Registration
MAE 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MAE 384Adv Math Methods for Engineers
MAE 484Internship
MAE 499Individualized Instruction
MAE 792Research
MAE 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MAE 384Adv Math Methods for Engineers
AEE 466Rotary Wing Aerodynamics/Perfm
MAE 484Internship
MAE 492Honors Directed Study
MAE 493Honors Thesis
MAE 499Individualized Instruction
MAE 566Rotary-Wing Aerodynamics
MAE 593Applied Project
MAE 595Continuing Registration
MAE 792Research
MAE 795Continuing Registration
MAE 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 101-AEEThe ASU Experience
AEE 360Aerodynamics
MAE 484Internship
MAE 492Honors Directed Study
MAE 493Honors Thesis
MAE 498Pro-Seminar
MAE 499Individualized Instruction
MAE 593Applied Project
MAE 595Continuing Registration
MAE 599Thesis
MAE 792Research
MAE 795Continuing Registration
MAE 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
MAE 384Adv Math Methods for Engineers
MAE 484Internship
MAE 498Pro-Seminar
MAE 593Applied Project
MAE 792Research
MAE 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
AEE 466Rotary Wing Aerodynamics/Perfm
MAE 484Internship
MAE 492Honors Directed Study
MAE 493Honors Thesis
MAE 499Individualized Instruction
MAE 566Rotary-Wing Aerodynamics
MAE 593Applied Project
MAE 595Continuing Registration
MAE 792Research
MAE 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 101-AEEThe ASU Experience
AEE 360Aerodynamics
MAE 384Adv Math Methods for Engineers
MAE 484Internship
MAE 492Honors Directed Study
AEE 492Honors Directed Study
MAE 493Honors Thesis
AEE 493Honors Thesis
MAE 499Individualized Instruction
MAE 593Applied Project
MAE 595Continuing Registration
MAE 792Research
MAE 799Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
MAE 384Adv Math Methods for Engineers
MAE 484Internship
MAE 499Individualized Instruction
MAE 593Applied Project
MAE 792Research
MAE 799Dissertation