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William Culbreth, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department(s): Mechanical Engineering
Office: TBE-B 126
Mail Code: 4027
Phone: 702-895-3426
Fax: 702-895-3936
Email: william.culbreth@unlv.edu

Areas of Expertise

Fluid dynamics, Aerodynamics, Nuclear engineering

Unmanned Aerial Systems Expertise

  • Wireless engine speed controller design for alternative UAV fuels
  • Testing UAV controllers using XBee wireless modules
  • Controller integration with autopilot systems
  • Developing flow


B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara