Lorena Barba


George Washington University
Lorena A. Barba is an Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. Prof. Barba is an advocate of open-source software for science and open educational resources, and shares her courseware on iTunesU and YouTube. She is also interested in education technology, social learning and the recent spread of massively open online courses, as well as innovations in STEM education, including flipped classrooms and other forms of blended learning.Her research includes computational fluid dynamics, high-performance computing, computational biophysics and animal flight.