Navya Mastanaiah, PhD

Navya Mastanaiah, PhD

Navya Mastanaiah

Tel: 352-392-7711


Previous Institution: Earned my Bachelors in Aerospace Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM, Chennai).Background: I was born in Chennai, India. I hold a B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T), Chennai, India and a M.S and PhD in Aerospace Engineering from University of Florida, Gainesville. My research interests include plasma-based sterilization, plasma physics and rocket propulsion.

MS (2010), Aerospace Engineering, UF.


Current Activities: Working as a Research Scientist with APRG, analyzing the flow phenomena in refrigerated open display cases as well as experimenting with ozone-based water disinfection.

Publications: Please look here for my publications.

Extracurricular Activities: I love dancing and have performed in different shows over my time at UF. I also enjoy reading a lot of fiction/non-fiction as well solving crossword puzzles.