Chloe Smithen

Chloe is a junior from Montclair, NJ, majoring in Mechanical Engineering and also pursuing the Aerospace Engineering and Innovation & Entrepreneurship certificates. Aside from research, she is involved in Duke Motorsports on the Aerodynamics sub-team. She enjoys playing golf, watching F1, and traveling in her free time.

Research Interests

Chloe joined the Aeroelasticity Group under Dr. Dowell in the fall of 2022 to support undergoing research on assessing the pressure distribution behavior of an airfoil and other various geometries. She has spent the past year primarily designing and testing a cylindrical airfoil in the wind tunnel while using computational models to analyze differential pressures.