Jesse Capecelatro

Jesse Capecelatro
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering




W.E. Lay Auto Lab

1231 Beal 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2133

(734) 936-2137


Ph.D., Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, 2014
M.S., Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, 2012
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, 2011
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, SUNY Binghamton, 2009

Research Interests

Fluid mechanics, with an emphasis on computational methods, multiphase and granular flow, turbulence, combustion, and high-performance computing. Applications include renewable energy, carbon capture, environmental flows, aerosols, turbomachinery, and space.

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

Related News

The annual Mechanical Engineering Department Achievement Awards have been given to Professor Angela Violi and Professor Jesse Capecelatro. 

In The Conversation, Capecelatro offers suggestions like keeping windows open, shorter trips and below half-capacity seating on public buses

Engineers used smoke machines, physics-based modeling and route optimization algorithms to quantify risk.

An award for outstanding achievement in the mechanical engineering field.

Two of ME's Assitant Professors recognized by NSF with a prestigious award.

Assistant Professor Jesse Capecelatro to share funding of $16.5 million with 24 other recipients.