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Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Mechanical and Materials Engineering


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        Dr. Corinne Lengsfeld

        Professor, Associate Provost of Research   Phone: 303.871.4843 Email:

        Academic Title

        PhD, University of California-Irvine

        Office Information 

        Clarence M. Knudson Hall, Room 204  2390 S. York Street  Metallurgy Rm 102  Denver, CO  80208                 
      • Areas of Research

        Dr. Lengsfeld is a Professor at the University of Denver. She received her bachelors, masters and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Irvine in 1992, 1993, and 1997 respectively.  She specializes in interdisciplinary research in meso and micro-scale fluid systems. Her work has included investigation of biopharmaceutical delivery and processing, inhaled aerosol and deposition and optimization of complex fluid systems. She has developed an automated CFD-based optimization process that is currently aiding in the development of gas-turbine blades, solid state lasers, the next generation aerosols for reliable drug deposition to the lung, improved shipping and vial filling practices for biopharmaceuticals. Most recently her research group has moved to fluid-solid modeling to incorporate structural influences in the optimization of the fluid systems.

        Her work has been cited 300 times by more than 242 articles resulting in a web of science H-index of 10 and an average impact factor of 2.57. During her 13 years at the University of Denver she has received ~$1.39 Million in external research funding and ~2.62 Million in external educational funding from agencies like NSF, DHHS, DOL, DOD, State of Colorado, Keck Foundation among others.

        Dr. Lengsfeld serves as an editorial board member for the journal Atomization and Sprays, as a Board Meter at-large of the Institute of Liquid Atomization and Sprays, Chair of ICLASS 2009, and Executive Board Member of the Colorado Alliance of Bioengineering. She has received 5 patents with 3 more pending.

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        Dr. Corinne Lengsfeld's CV

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