Devayan Bir  PhD

Assistant Professor of Engineering and Computer Science


BE Aeronautical Engineering, Hindustan University, 2012
MS Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State University, 2017
PhD Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State University, 2019

Prior to pursuing his doctorate in aerospace engineering at Iowa State University, Devayan worked as a computer-aided analyst in India. He earned his BE in aeronautical engineering and has been passionate about aerospace engineering all his life. Hobbies include playing the guitar, soccer, and photography.

Research interests include innovative pedagogies (active, flipped, and online instruction) and applied numerical methods. Devayan has published peer-reviewed papers, presented at national conferences, as well as co-authored articles with undergraduate students while mentoring them in research. His work has been funded by the National Science Foundation and most recently is collaborating with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC).