Dr. Andres Tremante was hired as part of the adjunct to instructor conversion program in 2010. Dr. Tremante received both his BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering (ME) from Simon Bolivar University in Venezuela, and his PhD from ENSAM in Paris, France. He remained there for post-doctoral studies in multi-phase flow and pumping. Presently he teaches courses in the fluid mechanics stem of the BSME program. Dr. Tremante began his stint at FIU working as a senior research scientist with the Applied Research Center before moving to the Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department in 2009. Prior to this he was Professor and Head of “The Mechanical Energy Conversion Laboratory” at Simon Bolivar University (Laboratorio de Conversión de Energía Mecánica. Universidad Simón Bolívar – USB) from 1992 to 2005 where his Undergraduate & Graduate courses and Research Areas included: Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics & Heat Transfer, Statics & Dynamics, Thermal & Hydraulic Turbomachines, Internal Combustion Engines, Energetic Systems, Hydro & Thermal Power Generation, Fossil & Renewable Energy, Oil Production & Multiphase Flow. In the recent past, he has been an editorial member of 23 journals and has published 125 papers in his area of expertise.