Parallel computing architecture

Andrew DeJong, PhD

Computational Research Engineer

Adjunct Professor in Engineering

Andrew DeJong is a computational research engineer for the United States Department of the Navy and an adjunct professor in engineering at Calvin University in Grand Rapids, MI. He holds a PhD in aerospace engineering and a MS in design of mechanical systems from The George Washington University in Washington, DC and a BS in engineering from Calvin University.


Dr. DeJong's multidisciplinary career has covered furniture design and manufacturing, medical device research and development, alternative energy systems, and computational fluid dynamics. He specializes in high-performance computing, overset grid assembly, and multiphase fluid dynamics.


An award winning communicator, Dr. DeJong has more than a decade of experience in training, presenting, and teaching. What started as an extracurricular public speaking competition in high-school has flourished into a life long passion for educating. Beyond his work as an adjunct professor, Andrew has expressed this passion through tutoring pre-calculus students, judging middle-school science fairs, and mentoring the next generation of engineers.