Associate Professor, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Valana Wells is an associate professor and the undergraduate program chair for aerospace and mechanical engineering in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy at Arizona State University. She joined the ASU faculty in 1987. Prior to ASU, she was a research scientist with NASA's Ames Research Center (1984-1986). She received her bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees from Stanford University.
Wells' research interests include computational acoustics; rotary-wing aeroacoustics; noise control; rotorcraft design; and aeronautical engineering education.