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Luca Maddalena

[Luca Maddalena]

Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Last Updated: September 29, 2020
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Hypersonic air-breathing propulsion, injection mixing and combustion in high-speed flows, compressible turbulent mixing, vortex dynamics, hypersonic aerothermodynamics, thermal protection systems and efficient thermal management strategies for hypersonic vehicles, experimental fluid dynamics, instrumentation, advanced propulsion configurations.

Biography

Biography

Prof. Luca Maddalena has received his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Virginia Tech. Prior to joining the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) faculty, he was a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories of the California Institute of Technology (GALCIT). Dr. Maddalena has received early tenure and promotion at UTA where he is currently an Associate Professor and a member of the Aerodynamics Research Center. He directs and supervises research and testing activities conducted in the unique 1.6 MW arc-jet complex and other high-speed wind tunnels. His research, primarily experimental, focuses on fundamental investigations of mixing and combustion in turbulent supersonic flows, and their application to hypersonic airbreathing propulsion, and on reusable thermal protection systems and thermal management for sustained hypersonic flight. His research has been funded by NASA Langley Research Center (Hypervelocity Propulsion, Mach 8+), the Office of Naval Research (ONR) for his contribution to the Strike WEApon Program(WEAP), the Air Force Research Laboratory on the Next Generation Thermal Protection Systems Program, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). ONR and DARPA have jointly funded Dr. Maddalena's group for the design and the construction of a National-Level Hypersonic Research Facility of High-Temperature Materials Development and Characterization. Prof. Maddalena is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and is the Chair of the AIAA's Hypersonic Technologies and Aerospace Planes (HyTASP) Program Committee.

Education

Education

    • 2007 PhD in Aerospace & Ocean Engineering
      Virginia Polytech Inst St U, 2007
    • 2004 MS in Aerospace Engineering
      Politecnico de Milano, Italy, 2004

Appointments

Appointments

    • Apr 2018 to Present Director of the Aerodynamics Research Center
      Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 2015 to Present Associate Professor
      Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 2010 to Aug 2015 Assistant Professor
      Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 2007 to Dec 2010 Postdoctoral Scholar in Aeronautics
      Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories, California Institute of Technology
      Work at Caltech under the supervision of Prof. Paul Dimotakis, focused on experiments regarding fun- damental investigations of mixing and combustion in turbulent, subsonic and supersonic, flows and their applications to air-breathing propulsion in the Supersonic Shear Layer (S3L) facility. The facility permits the quantitative study of molecular mixing and mixing-rate phenomena through the use of variable kinetic- rate chemical reactions of such reactants as hydrogen and fluorine. I substantially contributed to the new facility development to include transverse jets which act to excite instabilities in the shear layer promoting mixing enhancement. Leading the diagnostics and instrumentation development effort related to the S3L, I designed the new aero-thermodynamic measurements system. Part of this effort involved the design of a new combined total and static pressure conical probe utilizing the scaling relations of the overexpansion of the flow over the probe’s tip in order to increase the spatial resolution of the measurements and reducing the calibration costs.
    • 2004 to 2007 Graduate Research Assistant
      Polytechnic Institute and State University (VA)
      During this time period at Virginia Tech under the supervision of Prof. Joseph Schetz, my research focused on the understanding of fuel jet injection and mixing in the presence of axial vortices, which can typically be found in scramjet combustors and originate from various components such as the inlet, struts and/or other injectors (MURI - Air Force Office of Scientific Research). In my work on diagnostics and instrumentation development at Virginia Tech, I have designed, built and successfully operated: A new integrated sampling probe and gas analyzer for high Mach numbers flows; A new continuous free-jet M=3.1 supersonic facility for 5-hole probe calibration; A continuous transonic free-jet facility (fixed convergent contour up to the throat and an exchangeable perforated with variable porosity cylinder from the throat to the exit plane)

Memberships

    • Jan 2017 to Present AIAA Hypersonic Technologies and Aerospace Planes Program Committee
      Chair
    • 2016 to Present American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
      Associate Fellow

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2018 Nomination for University Award of Outstanding Research Achievement sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2017 Nomination for University Award of Outstanding Research Achievement sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2016 Associate Fellow sponsored by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    • Dec  2016 Nomination for University Award of Outstanding Research Achievement sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2015 Nomination for University Award of Outstanding Research Achievement sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2013 Nomination for the College of Engineering Outstanding Young Faculty Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2012 Nomination for the College of Engineering Outstanding Young Faculty Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington

Other Activities

Other Activities

      • May 2016
        Invited by US Government to a Workshop in ”Hypersonic Technologies” as a subject matter expert and as one of the 7 panelists, Washington DC, May 2016.
        US Government Workshop on ”Hypersonic Technologies"
      • June 2014
        Aerospace Test Facilities

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • June 2019 to May 2022 Arc-Jet Flow Characterization sponsored by  -  $585418
      Luca Maddalena (Funded)
    • June 2019 to May 2021 Femtosecond Two-Photon Absorption Laser-Induced Fluorescence for the AHWT-II Plasma Wind Tunnel sponsored by  -  $690255
      Luca Maddalena (Funded)
    • Jan 2019 to Sept 2019 Additive manufacturing capability for advanced, embedded temperature and heat flux sensors sponsored by  -  $46014
      (Funded)
    • Jan 2019 to Sept 2019 Additive manufacturing capability for advanced, embedded temperature and heat flux sensors sponsored by  -  $46014
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2020 to Aug 2021 Non-Intrusive Measurements Using Femtosecond Laser in Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet sponsored by  -  $108941
      Luca Maddalena (Funded)
    • Aug 2015 to Aug 2018 National Hypersonic Research Facility for High-Temperature Materials Development and Characterization sponsored by  -  $1010000
      Luca Maddalena (Funded)
    • Sept 2014 to Sept 2015 Acquisition of an In-situ Micro/nan Mechanical Characterization System for Quantitative Study of Fatigue-induced Microplasticity sponsored by  -  $348385
      (Funded)
    • Oct 2011 to Apr 2015 A Fundamental Study of a Fuel Injection Strategy based on the System Dynamics of Selected Modes of Supersonic Streamwise Vortical Structures Interaction and their Effects on the? sponsored by  -  $227297
      Luca Maddalena (Funded)
    • July 2011 to Feb 2012 Thermo-Mechanical and Arc-Jet Testing of Thermal Protection System Composites sponsored by  -  $120000
      (Funded)
    • Oct 2010 to Nov 2011 SWEAP Screening - TPS Qualification sponsored by  -  $30500
      Luca Maddalena (Funded)

Publications

Presentations

    • March  2018
      Maddalena, Luca, "Scalable Fuel-Injection Concepts for Scramjet Combustors and Advanced Thermal Protection Systems for Reusable Hypersonic Platforms". (March , 2018).
    • September  2017
      Maddalena, Luca, "Hypersonics: Contingencies, Challenges, and Opportunities". (September , 2017).
    • April  2017
      Maddalena, Luca, "Turbulent Vortex Dynamics in Supersonic Flows for Scalable Fuel-Injection Concepts for Scramjet Combustors", Iowa State University. (April , 2017).
    • September  2016
      Maddalena, Luca, "Scalable Fuel-Injection Concepts for Scramjet Combustors and Advanced Thermal Protection Systems for Reusable Hypersonic Platforms", Redondo Beach, California. (September , 2016).
    • June  2016
      Maddalena, Luca, "Arc-Jet Experiments of Variable Transpiration Cooling for Reusable Thermal Shields". (June , 2016).
    • June  2016
      Maddalena, Luca, "Performance Analysis and Design of the UTA's Arc-Heated Wind Tunnel (AHWT-II)". (June , 2016).
    • May  2016
      Maddalena, Luca, "Design of the UTA Arc-Heated Wind Tunnel Facility (AHWT-II)". (May , 2016).
    • October  2015
      Maddalena, Luca, "The UTAs Hypersonic Research Facility for High-Temperature Materials Development and Characterization". (October , 2015).
    • August  2015
      Maddalena, Luca, "Turbulent Vortex Dynamics in Supersonic Flows for Scalable Fuel Injection Concepts for Scramjet Combustors", NASA Langley Research Center. (August , 2015).
    • July  2015
      Maddalena, Luca, "Design of the Experimental Campaign on Variable Transpiration Cooling for Reusable Thermal Pro- tection Systems", Glasgow, Scotland. (July , 2015).
    • July  2015
      Maddalena, Luca, "Experimental Study of Strut Injectors for Scramjet Combustors: Total Pressure Losses in a Selected Supersonic Streamwise Vortex Interaction Mode", Glasgow, Scotland. (July , 2015).
    • July  2015
      Maddalena, Luca, "UTA 1.6 MW Arc-Heated Wind Tunnel Facility for High-Temperature Materials Development and Characterization", NASA Johnson Space Center. (July , 2015).
    • June  2015
      Maddalena, Luca, "UTA 1.6 MW Arc-Heated Wind Tunnel Facility for High-Temperature Materials Development and Characterization". (June , 2015).
    • March  2014
      Maddalena, Luca, "Thermal Protection Systems Development and Qualification at the University of Texas at Arlington", Arlington, Texas. (March , 2014).
    • February  2014
      Maddalena, Luca, "Hypersonic Propulsion", Arlington, Texas. (February , 2014).
    • March  2013
      Maddalena, Luca, "Hypervelocity Mixing in Scramjet-Powered two-stage to orbit vehicles". (March , 2013).
    • March  2013
      Maddalena, Luca, "Tailored porosity/permeability for reusable TPS". (March , 2013).
    • August  2012
      Maddalena, Luca, "Elements of Vortex Dynamics Based Fuel Injection Concepts for Scramjet Combustors", Dallas, Texas. (August , 2012).
    • May  2012
      Maddalena, Luca, "A Fundamental Study of a Fuel Injection Strategy Based on the System Dynamics of Selected Modes of Supersonic Streamwise Vortical Structures Interaction and Their Effects on the Mixing and Combustion Characteristics", Langley, Virginia. (May , 2012).
    • October  2011
      Maddalena, Luca, "Mixing, Combustion and Thermal Management for Hypersonic Air-Breathing Vehicles". (October , 2011).
    • September  2010
      Maddalena, Luca, "Experimental Studies of Vortex Interactions with a Jet and a Shear-Layer in Supersonic Flow". (September , 2010).
    • April  2010
      Maddalena, Luca, "The Hypersonic Challenge", Arlington, Texas. (April , 2010).
    • February  2009
      Maddalena, Luca, "Experimental Studies of Vortex Interactions with a Jet in a Supersonic Cross ow for Scramjet Applications", Arlington, Texas. (February , 2009).
    • October  2008
      Maddalena, Luca, "Studies of the Detailed Vortical Structures in a Jet in a Supersonic Crossflow", Colorado Springs. (October , 2008).
    • January  2008
      Maddalena, Luca, "Studies of the Detailed Vortical Structures in a Jet in a Supersonic Crossflow", Reno, Nevada. (January , 2008).
    • January  2008
      Maddalena, Luca, "Vortex interactions with a Jet in a Supersonic Crossflow", Reno, Nevada. (January , 2008).
    •  2006
      Maddalena, Luca, "Annual Review of the research programs of the Virginia Tech Center for Turbomachinery and Propulsion Research (CTPR)", Blacksburg, VA. ( , 2006).
    • July  2006
      Maddalena, Luca, "Studies of ShockWave/Transverse Injection Interaction on Supersonic Mixing Processes", Canberra, Australia. (July , 2006).
    •  2005
      Maddalena, Luca, "Annual Review of the research programs of the Virginia Tech Center for Turbomachinery and Propulsion Research (CTPR)", Blacksburg, VA. ( , 2005).
    •  2005
      Maddalena, Luca, "Experimental and Computational Investigation of an Aeroramp Injector in a Mach Four Cross Flow", Capua, Italy. ( , 2005).
    •  2004
      Maddalena, Luca, "Annual Review of the research programs of the Virginia Tech Center for Turbomachinery and Propulsion Research (CTPR)", Blacksburg, VA. ( , 2004).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research

      Current
    • Present
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Vijay Gopal, Current PhD Student. Research topic: Turbulent Mixing in Supersonic Flows.,
    • Present
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Davide Viganò, Current PhD Candidate. Research topic: Turbulent Mixing in Supersonic Flows.,
    • Dec 2017
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Cody Ground, PhD in Aerospace Engineering, December 2017. Thesis Title: A study on the Turbulence Characteristics and Mixing Performance of Streamwise Vortex Interactions in Supersonic Flow. (Current position:Aerospace Engineer, NASA Langley Hypersonic Airbreathing Propulsion Branch),
    • May 2017
      Graduate Supervised Research
      David Campbell, MSc in Aerospace Engineering, May 2017. Thesis Title: Conjugate Heat Transfer and Thermo-Structural Analysis of the Actively Cooled Multi-Stage Conical Nozzle and Hypersonic Low-Reynolds Diffuser of the New Arc-Heated Wind Tunnel (AHWT-II) of the University of Texas at Arlington.(Current position: System Engineer, Raytheon.),
    • 2016
      Undergraduate Supervised Research

      Completed
    • May 2016
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Wenbo Zhu, MSc in Aerospace Engineering, May 2016. Thesis Title: Computational Study of an Integrated Sampling-Probe and Gas-Analyzer Designed for Mixing Experiments in Supersonic Flows.,
    • Dec 2014
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Stefano Gulli, PhD in Aerospace Engineering, December 2014. Thesis Title: Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Variable Transportation Cooling for Reusable Thermal Protection Systems .(Current position: Thermal Protection System Engineer, Blue Origin LLC. ) ,
    • May 2014
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Fabrizio Vergine, PhD in Aerospace Engineering, May 2014. Thesis Title: Vortex Dynamics in Supersonic Flows.(Current position: Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Department, San Jose State University),
    • Aug 2013
      Graduate Supervised Research
      John Wiswall, MSc in Aerospace Engineering, August 2013. Thesis Title: Development and Operation of an Integrated Sampling Probe and Gas Analyzer for Turbulent Mixing Studies in Complex Supersonic Flows. (Current position: Propulsion Test Engineer at SPACE X.),
    • May 2012
      Graduate Supervised Research
      Srikrishna Chittur Srinivasa, MSc in Aerospace Engineering - San Jose State University, Co-Supervised, May 2012. Thesis Title: CFD Modeling and Analysis of an Arc-jet facility using ANSYS Fluent.,

Courses

      • AE 5381-001 BOUNDARY LAYERS
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      • AE 6397-037 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
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      • AE 6697-037 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGRG
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      • AE 5381-001 BOUNDARY LAYERS
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      • MAE 2315-001 FLUID DYNAMICS
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      • AE 5381-001 BOUNDARY LAYERS
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      • AE 5698-037 THESIS
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      • AE 5397-037 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGINEER
        (Course Id: 112457)
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      • AE 6397-037 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • AE 5297-037 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGINEER
        (Course Id: 112456)
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      • AE 5397-037 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGINEER
        (Course Id: 112457)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • AE 5698-037 THESIS
        (Course Id: 101982)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • AE 6399-037 DISSERTATION
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      • MAE 2315-001 FLUID DYNAMICS
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      • AE 5297-037 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGINEER
        (Course Id: 112456)
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      • AE 5698-037 THESIS
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      • AE 5398-037 THESIS
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      • AE 5381-001 BOUNDARY LAYERS
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      • AE 7399-037 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
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      • AE 5383-001 Hypersonic Flow
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      • MAE 3182-004 AERODYNAMICS & FLUIDS LAB
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      • AE 6699-037 DISSERTATION
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • AE 6397-037 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • AE 6699-037 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 101999)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • AE 5383-001 Hypersonic Flow
        (Course Id: 111770)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • AE 6397-037 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • AE 6697-037 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGRG
        (Course Id: 101998)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ME 6697-037 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103489)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • AE 6697-037 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGRG
        (Course Id: 101998)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • AE 5698-037 THESIS
        (Course Id: 101982)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • MAE 3182-001 AERODYNAMICS & FLUIDS LAB
        (Course Id: 103621)
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        (Course Id: 103621)
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      • MAE 3182-003 AERODYNAMICS & FLUIDS LAB
        (Course Id: 103621)
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      • MAE 3182-004 AERODYNAMICS & FLUIDS LAB
        (Course Id: 103621)
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      • AE 6299-037 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 111983)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • AE 6297-037 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101985)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • AE 6397-037 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • AE 5698-037 THESIS
        (Course Id: 101982)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • AE 5381-001 BOUNDARY LAYERS
        (Course Id: 111767)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5381-001 BOUNDARY LAYERS
        (Course Id: 110737)
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      • AE 6399-037 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 101995)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • AE 5383-001 Hypersonic Flow
        (Course Id: 111770)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • AE 6297-037 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101985)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • AE 6697-037 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGRG
        (Course Id: 101998)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • AE 5398-037 THESIS
        (Course Id: 101981)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • AE 6697-037 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGRG
        (Course Id: 101998)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • MAE 3182-001 AERODYNAMICS & FLUIDS LAB
        (Course Id: 103621)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
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        (Course Id: 103621)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
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        (Course Id: 103621)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
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        (Course Id: 103621)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • AE 6297-037 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101985)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • AE 6697-037 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGRG
        (Course Id: 101998)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • AE 5383-001 Hypersonic Flow
        (Course Id: 111770)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • AE 6397-037 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • AE 6697-037 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGRG
        (Course Id: 101998)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • MAE 3182-001 AERODYNAMICS & FLUIDS LAB
        (Course Id: 103621)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
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        (Course Id: 103621)
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        (Course Id: 101994)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • AE 5332-001 HYPERSONIC FLOW
        (Course Id: 101951)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • ME 6397-037 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • AE 6297-037 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101985)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • AE 5398-037 THESIS
        (Course Id: 101981)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • MAE 2315-001 FLUID DYNAMICS
        (Course Id: 111333)
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Service to the University

    • Jan 2015 to  Present Committee Member
      AECAP
    • Jan 2010 to  Present Committee Member
      Fluids Discipline
    • 2018 to  2018 Committee Member
      MAE Department Workload Guidelines
    • 2017 to  2018 Committee Member
      Senate Academic Student Liaison Committee
    • 2016 to  2018 Committee Member
      Faculty Search: Faculty Position in Computational Aerothermodynamics
    • 2015 to  2018 Representative for MAE
      Faculty Senate

Service to the Profession

    • 2019 to  Present
      Task Force Member
      AVT-ET-200 NATO Task Force in Hypersonic Turbulence
    • Jan 2017 to  Present
      Award Selection Sub-Commitee Member
      AIAA HyTASP
    • Jan 2017 to  Present
      Chairperson
      AIAA’s Hypersonic Technologies and Aerospace Planes (HyTASP) Program Committee
      • Coordinating and focusing hypersonics activities across the AIAA. • Working with other US and international societies to enhance an awareness of hypersonics issues and opportunities. • Promoting conferences, short courses, and the writing of position papers to expose the technical com- munity, government, and public to the importance and potential of hypersonic flight.
    • Sept 2018 to  Sept 2018
      Conference-Related (Orlando, Florida,
      22nd AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference
    • Sept 2018 to  Sept 2018
      Session Chair
      22nd AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference
    • Sept 2018 to  Sept 2018
      Contributor, organization of the 22nd AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonics Systems and Technologies Conference
      AIAA
    • July 2018 to  July 2018
      Contributor
      AIAA Public Policy background paper
    • Jan 2017 to  Jan 2017
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      21th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference
    • Jan 2017 to  Jan 2017
      Session Chair
      Hypersonic Fundamentals, HYTASP-89, 21th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference
    • Jan 2017 to  Jan 2017
      Session Chair
      Thermal Management Systems I, HYTASP-57, 21th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference
    • Jan 2014 to  Jan 2017
      Award Nomination sub-committee member
      AIAA HyTASP
    • Jan 2014 to  Jan 2017
      Vice Chair and Executive Secretary
      AIAA HyTASP
    • May 2016 to  May 2016
      Conference-Related (Washington DC,
      US Government: "Hypersonic Air-Breathing Propulsion and Thermal Protection Systems" in "Hypersonic Technologies" Workshop
    • July 2015 to  July 2015
      Session Chair
      Thermal Management Systems I, HYTASP-12, 20th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference
    • 2014 to  2014
      Session Chair
      Gas Turbine Combustors II, Session GTE-04, AIAA SciTech
    • 2014 to  2014
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Indian Institute of Technology
    • 2014 to  2014
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Israel Science Foundation (ISF)
    • 2014 to  2014
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Italian Ministry for Education, University, and Research (MIUR)
    • 2014 to  2014
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      NASA Postdoctoral Program administered by Oak Ridge National Labs
    • 2014 to  2014
      Session Chair
      Ramjet and Scramjet Propulsion Systems II, Session FD-08, AIAA Aviation,
    • 2011 to  2011
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference
    • 2011 to  2011
      Session Chair
      Supersonic Mixing/Injection HyTASP, session 98-HYP/HSABP, Joint Propulsion Conference