Zac Sharp

Hydraulics

Research Assistant Professor


Zac  Sharp

Contact Information

Office Location: UWRL 111
Phone: 435-797-3167
Email: zac.sharp@usu.edu
Additional Information:

Educational Background

PhD, Civil Engineering, (Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics), Utah State University, 2016
Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics in Flow Measurement and Meter Design
MS, Civil Engineering, (Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics), Utah State University, 2009
Energy Losses in Cross Junctions
BS, Civil Engineering, (Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics), Utah State University, 2008

Licensures & Certifications

Professional Engineering License, Utah, 2019
Professional Engineers License, 2017

Biography

Dr. Zachary Sharp has extensive experience performing hydraulic physical and numerical studies. Dr. Sharp is responsible for completing hundreds of model studies and flow calibrations.

Teaching Interests

Area of expertise includes hydraulics and fluid mechanics related courses as well as other water modeling courses.

Research Interests

Numerical modeling of open a channel and closed conduit flows. Special interest in the effects of flow meter, valve, and fitting effects from non-ideal piping configurations.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

    Professional Journal

      An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

      Publications | Other

      An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

      Teaching

      CEE 5550, 6550 - Hydraulics of Closed Conduits, Spring 2021

      Graduate Students Mentored

      Patrick Campana, Civil & Environmental Engineering, January 2020
      Simon Barth, Civil & Environmental Engineering, January 2020
      Patrick Compana, Civil & Environmental Engineering, September 2018 - December 2020
      Drew Stock, Civil & Environmental Engineering, September 2018 - May 2020

      Recent Research & Projects

      All UWRL Projects