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Anthony John Gannon

Associate Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Phone: (831) 656-2880
NPS Experience
  • 2015 - current: Assistant Professor
Other Experience
  • 2001 - 2002 University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Research Interests
High speed rotating machinery, test rig design, bearings and lubrication
Renewable energy, solar thermal cycles, thermal storage, wind powered cooling
Turbomachinery, design, testing, transonic compressors, fans, wind-turbines
Programming data acquisition systems
Professional Engineer (PE)
Teaching Interests
Introductory Fluids and Applied Fluids.
Turbomachinery and Propulsion.
Renewable Energy.
Mechanical Design, bearings, shafts, gears.


  • Best paper award, Heating and Cooling Division
  • 2000 - ASME best paper in Heating and Cooling Division, SOLAR 2000 Conference, Madison Wisconsin
  • 2000 - LT Campbell-Pitt Award, SAIMechE (South Africa Institute of Mechanical Engineers)

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • member, ASME
Licensures and Certifications
  • Professional Engineer, California