Teaching Associate Professor / Demoroom Manager
Professor Heyward earned his PhD from North Carolina State University in 2008 under the direction of Professor John Blondin. His thesis work addressed the transfer of energy via acoustic waves during the post-bounce phase of core collapse supernovae using computational hydrodynamics. Prior to his PhD work, Professor Heyward earned a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1983 and worked in the electrical power industry for 18 years. In 2008, he was hired as a Lecturer at North Carolina State University, and in 2011, received the position of Teaching Assistant Professor also at North Carolina State University.