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Samuel Grauer

Assistant Professor


  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Institute for Computational and Data Sciences
  • Rock Ethics Institute

232 Research East


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Research Areas:

Sensors & Controls; Thermal/Fluid Sciences

Interest Areas:

Fluid and combustion diagnostics; inverse problems; scientific machine learning; data assimilation; uncertainty quantification




  • B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Manitoba, 2014
  • Ph.D., Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo, 2018


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