Dr. Fernando Sisto

PROFESSOR EMERITUS
School: Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Building: Edwin A. Stevens Hall
Room: 321
Phone: 201.216.8264
Fax: 201.216.8315
Email: fsisto@stevens.edu
Education
  • Sc.D., Aeronautical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1952
  • B. S., Mechanical Engineering, U. S. naval Academy, 1946
Experience
Industrial Experience : Consultant to industry
Institutional Service

Teaching : 

  • Columbia University, Visiting Lecturer, 1956-58 
  • Curtiss-Wright Research, Chief of Propulsion Division, 1952-58
  • Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, Propulsion Engineer, 1949
Professional Service
Professional development Activities : Reviewer for ASME and AIAA Journals and Conferences and other Journals
Consulting Service
Consultant to: Curtiss-Wright, Worthington, Stal-Laval (Sweden), General Electric, General Motors, Rolls Royce, Westinghouse, Avco-Lycoming, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, Naval Postgraduate School, Garrett Corp.
Honors & Awards
  • Listed in: - Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Engineering, Who’s Who in the East, - Who’s Who in Technology Today, American Men and Women of Science
  • 1992: Senior Research Associateship form the National Research Council
  • 1988: Appointed one of 7 U.S. representatives at a NSF Workshop on Power Plant Dynamics held at the National Aeronautical Laboratory, Bangalore, India
  • 1981: Named Distinguished Faculty Member and invited by Academia Sinica to lecture and visit at 7 institutions in the PRC
  • 1980: Organized NASA/AF/NAVY Symposium on Aeroelasticity in Turbine Engines at NASA Lewis
  • 1978: Appointed UNESCO/UNDP Consultant to National Aeronautical Laboratory, India 
  • 1971: Appointed a Director of ASME Turbomachinery Institute
  • 1962: Master of Engineering (Honorary), Stevens Institute of Technology.
Professional Societies
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineering
  • Fellow American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Associate Fellow
Courses
  • ME 546 Introduction to Turbomachinery
  • ME 674 Fluid Dynamics
  • ME 678 Viscous and Turbulent Flows
  • ME 679 Mechanics of Compressible Fluids