Dr. Steven L. Brunton

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Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington

Dr. Steven L. Brunton is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Washington. He is also Adjunct Professor of Applied Mathematics and Computer science, and a Data Science Fellow at the eScience Institute. Steve received a B.S. in mathematics from Caltech in 2006 and a Ph.D. in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton in 2012.  His research combines machine learning with dynamical systems to model and control systems in fluid dynamics, biolocomotion, optics, energy systems and manufacturing.  He received the Army and Air Force Young Investigator Program (YIP) awards and the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

Steve is also passionate about teaching maths to engineers as co-author of three textbooks and through his popular YouTube channel, under the moniker “eigensteve”.