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Garth V Hobson

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Phone: (831) 656-2888
NPS Experience
  • 1989 - current: Chair
Other Experience
  • 1980 - 1989 Engineer, Section Head, Facility Head (Aero-Thermodynamic Facility), Council, Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Pretoria
Research Interests
Propulsion and Energy Conversion
Aerospace Propulsion and Power
Propulsion Computational Fluid Dynamics
Teaching Interests
Gas Dynamics
Computational Methods
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Fluid Mechanics Measurements


  • 1992 - Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Performance in Instruction, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 1983 - Director's Award for Innovative Engineering, CSIR

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers