Dr. Jeff Kastner

Dr. Jeff Kastner

Dr. Jeff Kastner joined the Department of Engineering Education in the College of Engineering and Applied Science in August 2012.  He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University in August of 2007.  Dr. Kastner’s teaching profession began in the Mathematics Department at Ohio State where he taught Algebra and Trigonometry.  He also taught in the Department of Aerospace Systems at UC for 3 years as an Adjunct Professor.  There he taught Engineering Mechanics and Aerospace Senior Labs (Aerodynamic Measurments Lab, Gas Dynamics Lab, and Propulsion Lab).  He also helped develop and teach a graduate level Aeroacoustics class.

Dr. Kastner also spent 5 years working in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Cincinnati as a Research Professor.  His research has primarily focused on Acoustics with particular emphasis on reducing noise from commercial and military aircraft.  His research has given him an opportunity to work with engineers from General Electric, Boeing, NASA, the Navy, and the Air Force.  He published 12 journal articles and has participated in over 50 conferences.  He is currently a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics (AIAA), Institute of Noise Control Engineering (INCE), and Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).