Barnaby Wainfan
Chief of Aerodynamics


Barnaby is the Aerodynamics Fellow at Northrop Grumman, working on both classified and unclassified projects. Barnaby is a leading thinker and teacher of aerodynamics at one of the world’s premier aircraft design firms and an adjunct professor of Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Michigan. Working with Ron Mathis on a number of auto racing projects, Barnaby has made a lasting impact by introducing a new perspective from his experience in high-performance aircraft design. Barnaby’s knowledge and application of aerodynamic design helped achieve the breakthrough efficiency of the Very Light Car.