Guillermo Paniagua

Guillermo Paniagua (By Courtesy)

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Professor of Aeronautics & Astronautics (by Courtesy)


School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088
Office: ZL3 (Zucrow Labs)
Office Phone: (765) 494-1514


  • Turbomachinery, turbines
  • Measurement techniques, experimental turbomachinery
  • Air-breathing propulsion


  • M.S., Universidad de Oviedo, ‘96
  • Research Master, von Karman Institute, ‘97
  • Ph.D., Universite Libre de Bruxelles, ‘02

Awards and Major Appointments

  • Humboldt Research Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • Purdue University "University Faculty Scholar" 2021-2025
  • Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, AIAA
  • ASME International Gas Turbine Institute Aircraft Engine Technology Award
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Ground Testing Award
  • Patented invention of the year for Safran Aircraft Engines
  • Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME
  • Window on Science Program, Air Force Office of Scientific Research
  • EREA Award on Visionary Aeronautics Project Idea for Revolutionary Research
  • The Biennial International Award Iwan Akerman on innovative research on expansion machines and related technical disciplines

Research Areas


Publications available at ResearchGate and Google Scholar