Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

John Dabiri is a professor in the School of Engineering at Stanford University. Prior to joining the Stanford faculty in 2015, he was Professor of Aeronautics and Bioengineering at Caltech, where he also served as Chairman of the Faculty and Dean of Undergraduate Students. His research focuses on science and technology at the intersection of fluid mechanics, energy and environment, and biology. Recent honors for this work include a MacArthur Fellowship, an Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, and a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Popular Science magazine named him one of its "Brilliant 10" scientists in 2008. For his research in bio-inspired wind energy, Bloomberg Businessweek magazine listed him among its Technology Innovators in 2012, and MIT Technology Review magazine named him one of its 35 innovators under 35 in 2013. In 2014, he was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society.