Morris Flynn, PhD, PEng

Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Dept


Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Dept
(780) 492-5593
10-226 Donadeo Innovation Centre For Engineering
9211-116 St
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5


Area of Study / Keywords

Fluid Mechanics Multiphase Flows Energy And Environment Water Resources



  • Ph.D. (Univ. of California - San Diego, 2006)


  • Confederation of Alberta Faculty Associations (CAFA) Distinguished Academic Early Career Award (2013)
  • Faculty of Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Award (2010, 2015, 2018)


Morris's core research interests include fluid mechanics, environmental transport and buoyancy-driven flow. Much more information can be found at his research website:


MEC E 371 - Heat Transfer

Mechanisms of heat transfer, steady and unsteady heat conduction, numerical analysis, thermal radiation, free and forced convection, heat exchanger analysis and heat transfer with change of phase and mass transfer. Prerequisites: MEC E 230, CH E 243. Corequisites: MATH 300 and MEC E 331. Credit can only be granted for one of MEC E 370 or MEC E 371.

Winter Term 2022
MEC E 430 - Fluid Mechanics II

Navier-Stokes equations, introductory computational fluid dynamics, boundary layers, compressible fluid flow (variable area ducts, normal and oblique shock waves, Prantdl-Meyer expansions, adiabatic and isothermal pipe flow), two phase flow. Prerequisite: MEC E 330 or 331.

Fall Term 2021
MEC E 636 - Environmental Fluid Mechanics

Transport of passive and active scalars. Plumes and environmental convection with applications to air pollution. Gravity currents and intrusions. Surface gravity waves. Flow in porous media. Darcy's law with applications to groundwater flow and oil recovery. Turbulent boundary layers in the natural environment.

Fall Term 2021

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