Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering


Office: Engineering A103H
Phone: 970-491-4682

Dr. Stephen Guzik

Computational Fluid Dynamics and Propulsion Laboratory

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Guzik began his career as a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Applied Scientific Computing at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Dr. Guzik joined Mechanical Engineering faculty in August 2015 as an assistant professor and co-directs the CFD & Propulsion Laboratory.  In his spare time, Dr. Guzik enjoys road cycling and hiking in Colorado and developing open-source software.


  • Ph.D. 2010, University of Toronto—Aerospace Engineering
  • M.S. 2003, Laval University—Mechanical Engineering
  • B.E. 1998, Royal Military College of Canada—Mechanical Engineering


Research Interests

  • High-Speed Shock-Driven Combustion
  • Shock/Turbulence Interaction and Modeling
  • High-Order Algorithms for Partial Differential Equations (PDEs)
  • Software Infrastructure Such as Adaptive Mesh Refinement (AMR) For Solving PDEs
  • Parallel Implementations on Specialized Processors/Accelerators