Omar Knio

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1988 …2023

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Research Overview

Professor Knio’s research interests include uncertainty quantification, Bayesian inference, computational fluid mechanics, combustion, oceanic and atmospheric flows, turbulent flow, physical acoustics, energetic materials, microfluidic devices, dynamical systems, asymptotic techniques, multi-resolution methods, high-performance computing, optimization under uncertainty, and data-enabled predictive science.

Key Research Areas

Applied Mathematics and Computational Science

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities


Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Award Date: Jan 1 1990

Mechanical Engineering, M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Award Date: Jan 1 1986

Mechanical Engineering, B.E., American University of Beirut


Award Date: Jan 1 1984


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