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Darrell Pepper, Ph.D.

Director of Nevada Center for Advanced Computation Methods (NCACM)
Department(s): Mechanical Engineering
Office: TBE-B 136
Phone: 702-895-1056
Email: darrell.pepper@unlv.edu

Expert Areas

Computational fluid dynamics, environmental flows, heat transfer, species transport, computational methods.

Unmanned Aerial Systems Expertise

  • Aerodynamics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • Drag reduction techniques
  • UAV design and fabrication
  • Flight testing
  • Application of thin-film solar for UAVs


  • B.S., University of Missouri-Rolla
  • M.S., University of Missouri-Rolla
  • Ph.D., University of Missouri-Rolla
  • ASME Fellow

Additional Information

SEB Program Group: NCACM
SEB Lab Location: 2112
SEB Lab Phone Number: 702-895-1056