Juan Abelló

Juan Abelló

Instructor

P.Eng, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (Cornell), P.Eng., Member of CEEA, AHS and TBP.

phone:  604-822-2937
fax:  604-822-2406
email:  abello@mech.ubc.ca
office:  KAIS 1132

Research Interests

  • Rotorcraft aerodynamics
  • Rotorcraft aeroacoustics
  • Blade-vortex interaction (BVI) noise reduction

Teaching Activities

  • APSC 172  Engineering Analysis I
  • APSC 173  Engineering Analysis II
  • MECH 220  Engineering Practicum (software portion)
  • VANT 150  Sustainability and Engineering Design

Teaching Interests

  • Blended learning.
  • Active learning.
  • Teaching engineering within an EAL setting.

Selected Publications

  • Abelló, J., Avalos-Rivera, A., Motavas, S., Prodanovic, V. and Zappa-Hollman, S. “Use of a roleplaying exercise to illustrate design stakeholder roles in a first-year design course,” Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA), University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada, June 2018.
  • Abelló, J. and Labossière, P. “INTRODUCTION OF AN ACTIVE LEARNING COMPONENT THROUGH RESEARCH REPORTS IN A LABORATORY COURSE,” Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA), University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 2017.
  • Abelló, J. and Ruth, D. “COMPARISON OF STUDENT PERFORMANCE WHEN SOLVING A THERMODYNAMIC CYCLE AFTER IMPLEMENTING AN ALTERNATIVE TEACHING METHOD,” Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA), University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 2017.
  • Abelló, J.C. and George, A.R. “Wake Displacement Modifications to Reduce Rotorcraft Blade-Vortex Interaction Noise,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 41, No. 2, April 2004, p. 290.
  • Abelló, J.C. and George, A.R. “Wake Displacement Study of Attitude and Flight Parameter Modifications to Reduce Rotorcraft Blade-Vortex Interaction (BVI) Noise,” presented at the 9th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Specialists Meeting, Hilton Head, South Carolina, United States, May 2003.
  • Abelló, J.C. and George, A.R. “Rotorcraft BVI Noise Reduction by Attitude Modification,” presented at the 5th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Specialists Meeting, Bellevue, Washington, United States, May 1999.