Andrew Kurzawski


Andrew Kurzawski

Mechanical Engineer

Contact Information

Andrew Kurzawski / (505) 284-2836


Research Interests

Fire Modeling, Heat Transfer, Inverse Problems, Bayesian Statistics, Wildland Fire, Fire Forensics, Parallel Programming, Machine Learning


Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas (Austin,TX), 2017

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas (Austin, TX), 2013

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas (AustinTX), 2011

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Andrew Kurzawski

Key Publications

J. Ling, A. Kurzawski, J. Templeton “Reynolds averaged turbulence modelling using deep neural networks with embedded invariance” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 807, 2016, 155-166, DOI:10.1017/jfm.2016.615.

K.J. Overholt, J. Cabrera, A. Kurzawski, M. Koopersmith, O.A. Ezekoye “Characterization of Fuel Properties and Fire Spread Rates for Little Bluestem Grass” Fire Technol 50(1):9–38, 2014, DOI: 10.1007/s10694-012-0266-9.

V.R. Heng, H.S. Ganesh, A.R. Dulaney, A. Kurzawski, M. Baldea, O.A. Ezekoye, T.F. Edgar “Energy-Oriented Modeling and Optimization of a Heat Treating Furnace” ASME. J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control. June 2017; 139(6): 061014, DOI: 10.1115/1.4035460.

K.J. Overholt, A.J. Kurzawski, J. Cabrera, M. Koopersmith, O.A. Ezekoye “Fire Behavior and Heat Fluxes for Lab-scale Burning of Little Bluestem Grass” Fire Safety Journal, Vol 67, 2014, pp 70-81, DOI: 10.1016/j.firesaf.2014.05.007.

A.J. Kurzawski, O.A. Ezekoye “Inversion for Fire Heat-Release Rate Using Heat Flux Measurements” ASME. J. Heat Transfer. May 2020; 142(5): 051301, DOI: 10.1115/1.4046264.

Key Patents