Sergey Macheret

Sergey Macheret

2014 - Professor

Degrees

M.S., Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, 1980
Ph.D., Kurchatov Institute of Atomic Energy, 1985

Contact

701 W. Stadium Ave.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045

Office: ARMS 3207
Office Phone: 765-494-5143
Email: macheret@purdue.edu

Interests

Weakly ionized plasmas and electric discharges; plasma aerodynamics; plasma-assisted combustion; microcavity plasmas; reconfigurable plasma antennas and RF switches; metamaterials; plasma chemistry; plasma processing of materials; propulsion; hypersonics; nonequilibrium and rarefied gas dynamics; molecular and atomic processes in high-enthalpy gases and plasmas.

Awards and Major Appointments

Aero Star Award, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, 2012
Service Recognition Awards, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, 2006-2013
Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
AIAA Best Paper Award in Plasmadynamics and Lasers, 2008

Publications

BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

G. G. Chernyi, S. A. Losev, S. O. Macheret, and B. V. Potapkin, Physical and Chemical Processes in Gas Dynamics, Vol. I: Cross Sections and Rate Constants, AIAA, 2002.

G. G. Chernyi, S. A. Losev, S. O. Macheret, and B. V. Potapkin, Physical and Chemical Processes in Gas Dynamics, Vol. II: Physical and Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamics, AIAA, 2004.

I.V. Adamovich, S. O. Macheret, J. W. Rich, C. E. Treanor, and A. A. Fridman, "Vibrational Relaxation, Nonequilibrium Chemical Reactions, and Kinetics of NO Formation Behind Strong Shock Waves", In: Molecular Physics and Hypersonic Flows, ed. by M. Capitelli, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht/ Boston/ London, 1996, p.85-104.

S.O. Macheret, A.A. Fridman, and A.A. Elkin, "Theory of Chemical Reactions in Media with Vibrational-Translational Nonequilibrium," In: Plasma Chemistry - 89. Ed. by L. S. Polak, Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis, USSR Acad. of Sci., Moscow, 1989, p.163-185.

JOURNAL ARTICLES

S. O. Macheret, V. D. Rusanov, A. A. Fridman, and G. V. Sholin, "Synthesis of Nitrogen Oxides in a Nonequilibrium Plasma," Sov. Technical Physics Letters, 1978, v.4, #3, pp.140-142.

S. O. Macheret, V. D. Rusanov, A. A. Fridman, and G. V. Sholin, "Nonequilibrium Plasmachemical Synthesis of Nitrogen Oxides," Sov. Phys.- Technical Physics, 1980, v.25, #4, pp. 421-427.

S. O. Macheret, V. D. Rusanov, A. A. Fridman, and G. V. Sholin, "Isotope Effect in Kinetics of Nonequilibrium Plasmachemical Reactions," Sov .Phys.- Doklady, 1980, v.255, #4, pp. 98-102.

T. M. Grigoryeva, A. A. Levitsky, S. O. Macheret, L. S. Polak, V. D. Rusanov, and A. A. Fridman, "Role of Thermally Nonequilibrium Atoms in the Plasmachemical Synthesis of Oxides of Nitrogen," High Energy Chemistry, 1984, v.18, #4, pp. 268-272.

S. O. Macheret, V. D. Rusanov, and A. A. Fridman, "Kinetics of the Vibrations of Molecules in a Nonequilibrium Plasma," Sov. Phys.- Doklady, 1984, v.295, #3, pp. 222-224.

S. O. Macheret, V. D. Rusanov, and A. A. Fridman, "Reactivity of Vibrationally Excited Molecules," Sov. Phys.- Doklady, 1984, v.276, #6, pp. 522-525.

A.A. Levitsky, S. O. Macheret, and A. A. Fridman, "Mathematical Modeling of Nonequilibrium Plasmachemical Processes Stimulated by Vibrational Excitation of Reactants," High Energy Chemistry, 1985, v.19, #5, pp. 448-455.

V.K. Zhivotov, A.A. Levitsky, S.O. Macheret, L.S. Polak, V.D. Rusanov, and A.A. Fridman, "Simulation of the Nonequilibrium Chemical Decomposition of Carbon Dioxide in the Presence of Sulfur in a Plasma," High Energy Chemistry, 1985, v.19, #6, pp. 425-429.

V. D. Rusanov, A. A. Fridman, and S. O. Macheret, "Effect of Spatial Nonequilibrium on Hydrogen Sulphide Dissociation in Nonuniform Plasmas," Sov. Phys.- Doklady, 1985, v.283, #3, pp. 590-593.

A.V. Balebanov, B. A. Butylin, V. K. Zhivotov, V. I. Krokvenko, R. M. Matolich, S. O. Macheret, G. I. Novikov, B. V. Potapkin, V. D. Rusanov, A. A. Fridman, and V. T. Yavorsky, "Hydrogen Sulphide Dissociation in Plasmas," Doklady Phys. Chem., 1985, v.283, #3, pp. 657-660.

S. O. Macheret, V. D. Rusanov, and A. A. Fridman, "Nonequilibrium Clustering in a Centrifugal Force Field and Dissociation of Molecules in Plasmas," Sov. Phys.- Technical Physics, 1987, v. 32, #4, pp. 432-436.

S. O. Macheret, V. D. Rusanov, A. A. Fridman, and A. A. Elkin, "Non-Arrhenius Kinetics and Energy Consumption of Exchange Reactions at Vibrational-Translational Nonequilibrium," Doklady Phys. Chem., 1989, v.305, #1, pp. 338-340.

S. O. Macheret, A. A. Fridman, and A. A. Elkin, "Rate Coefficients of Exchange Reactions at Nonequilibrium: Classical Model," Chemical Physics Reports, 1990, v.9, #2, pp.174-182.

A.E. Arbatsky, A. K. Vakar, A. V. Golubev, E. G. Krasheninnikov, V. V. Liventsov, S. O. Macheret, V. D. Rusanov, and A. A. Fridman, "Mechanism of Polymer Membrane Modification in Nonpolymerizable Plasma Afterglow," Sov. Phys.- Doklady, 1989, v.308, #2, pp. 366-370.

A.E. Arbatsky, A. K. Vakar, A. V. Golubev, E. G. Krasheninnikov, V. V. Liventsov, S. O. Macheret, V. D. Rusanov, and A. A. Fridman, "Modification of Gas Separation Polymer Membranes in the Afterglow of Oxygen-Containing Plasmas. Theory and Comparison with Experiments," High Energy Chemistry, 1990, v.24, #3, pp. 256-264.

E. G. Krasheninnikov, V. V. Liventsov, S. O. Macheret, V. D. Rusanov, and A. A. Fridman, "Effect of Self-Limitation of Diffusion and the Depth of Polymer Modification in Plasmas," Sov. Phys.- Doklady, 1990, v.312, #2, pp. 363-366.

S.O. Macheret, T.A. Melik-Aslanova, B.V. Potapkin, V.D. Rusanov, A.A. Fridman, and A.A. Elkin, " The Possibility of Superequilibrium Methane-Acetylene Conversion in Vibrationally Nonequilibrium Gases," High Energy Chem., 1992, v.26, #2, pp.159-162.

S. O. Macheret and J. W. Rich, "Nonequilibrium Dissociation Rates Behind Strong Shock Waves: Classical Model," Chemical Physics, 1993, v.174, pp. 25-43.

I. Adamovich, S. Saupe, M. J. Grassi, O. Schulz, S. Macheret, and J. W. Rich, "Vibrationally Stimulated Ionization of Carbon Monoxide in Optical Pumping Experiments," Chemical Physics, 1993, v.173, pp. 491-504.

I.V. Adamovich, S. O. Macheret, J. W. Rich, and C. E. Treanor, "Vibrational Relaxation and Dissociation Behind Shock Waves Part 1: Kinetic Rate Models," AIAA Journal, 1995, v.33, No.6, pp.1064-1069.

I.V. Adamovich, S. O. Macheret, J. W. Rich, and C. E. Treanor, "Vibrational Relaxation and Dissociation Behind Shock Waves Part 2: Master Equation Modeling," AIAA Journal, 1995, v.33, No.6, pp.1070-1075.

I.V. Adamovich, S. O. Macheret, and J. W. Rich, "Spatial Nonhomogeneity Effects in Nonequilibrium Vibrational Kinetics," Chemical Physics, 1994, v.182, p.167-183.

J. W. Rich, S. O. Macheret, and I. V. Adamovich, "Aerothermodynamics of Vibrationally Nonequilibrium Gases", Exp. Therm. Fluid Sci., 1996, v. 13, pp.1-10.

S. A. Losev, A. L. Sergievskaya, V. D. Rusanov, A. A. Fridman, and S. O. Macheret, "Nonequilibrium Factor in Two-Temperature Dissociation Kinetics Behind Shock Waves," Doklady Ross. Akad. Nauk, 1996, v. 346, No.2, pp. 192-194

C.J. Meinrenken, W. D. Gillespie, S. Macheret, W. R. Lempert, and R. B. Miles, "Time Domain Modeling of Spectral Collapse in High Density Molecular Gases," J. Chem. Phys., 1996, v.106, No. 20, p. 8299-8309.

I.V. Adamovich, J. W. Rich, and S. O. Macheret, "Existence of the Bottleneck in Vibrational Relaxation of Diatomic Molecules," J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 1997, v. 11, No. 2, pp. 261-265.

I.V. Adamovich, S. O. Macheret, J. W. Rich, and C. E. Treanor, "Vibrational Energy Transfer Rates Using a Forced Harmonic Oscillator Model," J. Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 1998, v.12, No.1, pp. 57-65.

I.V. Adamovich, V. V. Subramaniam, J. W. Rich, and S. O. Macheret, "Phenomenological Analysis of Shock-Wave Propagation in Weakly Ionized Plasmas," AIAA Journal, 1998, Vol. 36, No. 5, pp. 816- 822.

S.O. Macheret and I.V. Adamovich, "Semiclassical Modeling of State-Specific Dissociation Rates in Diatomic Gases," J. Chem. Phys., 2000, Vol. 113, No. 17, pp. 7351-7361.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, R. B. Miles, and R. J. Lipinski, "Electron Beam Generated Plasmas in Hypersonic Magnetohydrodynamic Channels??," AIAA Journal, 2001, Vol. 39, No. 6, pp. 1127-1136.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "Modeling of Discharges Generated by Electron Beams in Dense Gases: Fountain and Thunderstorm Regimes," Physics of Plasmas, 2001, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 1518-1528.

S. O. Macheret, Yu. Z. Ionikh, N. V. Chernysheva, A. P. Yalin, L. Martinelli, and R. B. Miles, "Shock Wave Propagation and Dispersion in Glow Discharge Plasmas," Physics of Fluids, Vol. 13, No. 9, 2001, pp. 2693-2705.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "Magnetohydrodynamic Control of Hypersonic Flow and Scramjet Inlets Using Electron Beam Ionization," AIAA Journal, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2002, pp. 74-81.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "MHD Power Extraction from Cold Hypersonic Air Flow with External Ionizers," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2002, pp. 424-431.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "Modeling of Air Plasma Generation by Repetitive High-Voltage Nanosecond Pulses," IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 30, No. 3, June 2002, pp. 1301-1314.

G. V. Candler, J. D. Kelley, S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and I. V. Adamovich, "Effects of Vibrational Relaxation, Thermal Non-Uniformities, and Unsteady Phenomena on Supersonic Blunt Bodies," AIAA Journal, Vol. 40, No. 9, September 2002, pp. 1803-1810.

S.O. Macheret, M.N. Shneider, and R.B. Miles, "Magnetohydrodynamic and Electrohydrodynamic Control of Hypersonic Flows of Weakly Ionized Plasmas," AIAA Journal, Vol. 42, No. 7, July 2004, pp. 1378-1387.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "Scramjet Inlet Control by Off-Body Energy Addition: a Virtual Cowl," AIAA Journal, Vol. 42, No. 11, November 2004, pp. 2294-2302.

M. N. Shneider, S. O. Macheret, and R. B. Miles, "Analysis of Magnetohydrodynamic Control of Scramjet Inlets," AIAA Journal, Vol. 42, No. 11, November 2004, pp. 2303-2310.

R.C. Murray, S.H. Zaidi, M.R. Carraro, L.M. Vasilyak, S.O. Macheret, M.N. Shneider, and R.B. Miles, "MHD Power Generation Using Externally Ionized, Cold, Supersonic Air as Working Fluid," AIAA Journal, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2006, pp. 119-127

M.N. Shneider and S.O. Macheret, "Modeling of Plasma Virtual Shape Control of Ram/Scramjet Inlet and Isolator," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 22, No. 2, 2006, pp. 447-454.

M.N. Shneider and S.O. Macheret, "Hypersonic Aerodynamic Control and Thrust Vectoring by Nonequilibrium Cold-Air MHD Devices," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2006, pp. 490-497

I.G. Girgis, M.N. Shneider, S.O. Macheret, G.L. Brown, and R.B. Miles, "Creation of Steering Moments in Supersonic Flow by Off-Axis Plasma Heat Addition," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 43, No. 3, 2006, pp. 607-613

S.O. Macheret, M.N. Shneider, and R.C. Murray, "Ionization in Strong Electric Fields and Dynamics of Nanosecond-Pulse Plasmas," Physics of Plasmas, Vol. 13, 2006, 023502.

R.C. Murray, S.H. Zaidi, S.O. Macheret, and R. B. Miles, "Microwave Diagnostics of a Repetitive, Short-Pulse-Sustained, Weakly Ionized, Air Plasma Under the Influence of a Magnetic Field," IEEE Transactions On Plasma Science, Vol. 34, No. 3, June 2006, pp. 1004-1012

M.N. Shneider, S.O. Macheret, and R.B. Miles, "Electric Charge Build-Up in Hypersonic Wind Tunnels with Electron Beam Energy Addition," AIAA Journal, Vol. 45, No. 7, 2007, pp. 1556-1561

A.V. Likhanskii, M.N. Shneider, S.O. Macheret, and R.B. Miles, "Modeling of Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Actuators Driven by Repetitive Nanosecond Pulses," Physics of Plasmas, Vol. 14, 2007, 073501.

S.O. Macheret, M.N. Shneider, and R.B. Miles, "Optimum Performance of Electron Beam Driven MHD Generators for Scramjet Inlet Control," AIAA Journal, Vol. 45, No. 9, 2007, pp. 2157-2163

B. Parent, S. Macheret, M. Shneider, and N. Harada, "Numerical Study of an Electron-Beam-Confined Faraday Accelerator," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 23, No. 5, 2007, pp. 1023-1032

A.V. Likhanskii, M.N. Shneider, S.O. Macheret, and R.B. Miles, "Modeling of Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Actuators in Air," Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 103, 2008, 053305.

M.N. Shneider, S.O. Macheret, S.H. Zaidi, I. Girgis, and R.B. Miles, "Virtual Shapes in Supersonic Flow Control with Energy Addition," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 25, No.5, 2008, pp. 900-915

D.F. Opaits, A.V. Likhanskii, G. Neretti, S. Zaidi, M.N. Shneider, R.B. Miles, and S.O. Macheret, "Experimental Investigation of Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Actuators Driven by Repetitive High-Voltage Nanosecond Pulses With DC Or Low Frequency Sinusoidal Bias," Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 104, 2008, 043304

R.B. Miles, D.F. Opaits, M.N. Shneider, S.H. Zaidi, and S.O. Macheret, "Non-Thermal Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas for Aeronautic Applications," European Physical Journal - Applied Physics, Vol. 47, No. 2, 2009, 22802

T. Wan, G.V. Candler, S.O. Macheret, and M.N. Shneider, "Three-Dimensional Simulation of the Electric Field and Magnetohydrodynamic Power Generation During Reentry," AIAA Journal, Vol. 47, No. 6, 2009, pp. 1327-1336

C.S. Kalra, S.H. Zaidi, R.B. Miles, and S.O. Macheret, "Shockwave-Turbulent Boundary Layer Interaction Control Using Magnetically Driven Surface Discharges," Experiments in Fluids, Volume 50, Issue 3, 2011, pp.547-559

B. Parent, M.N. Shneider, and S.O. Macheret, "Generalized Ohm's Law and Potential Equation in Computational Weakly-Ionized Plasmadynamics," Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 230, No. 4, 2011, pp. 1439-1453.

B. Parent, S.O. Macheret, and M.N. Shneider, "Ambipolar Diffusion and Drift in Computational Weakly-Ionized Plasmadynamics," Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 230, 2011, pp. 8010-8027.

B. Parent, M.N. Shneider, and S.O. Macheret, "Sheath Governing Equations in Computational Weakly-Ionized Plasmadynamics," Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 232, No. 1, 2013, pp. 234-251.

S.O. Macheret and M.N. Shneider, "Kinetic Modeling of the Townsend Breakdown in Argon", Physics of Plasmas, Vol. 20, 2013, 101608.

B. Parent, M.N. Shneider, and S.O. Macheret, "Electron and Ion Transport Equations in Computational Weakly-Ionized Plasmadynamics," Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 259, 15 February 2014, pp. 51-69.

Conference Proceedings, Presentations, Invited Lectures

AIAA CONFERENCE PAPERS

I. Adamovich, J. Hiltner, S. Macheret, and J. W. Rich, "Vibrationally Induced Ionization of Carbon Monoxide in Optical Pumping Experiments," AIAA-92-3028, 23rd AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Nashville, TN, July 6-8, 1992.

S. O. Macheret and J. W. Rich, "Theory of Dissociation Rates Behind Strong Shock Waves," AIAA-93-2860, 28th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Orlando, FL, June 1993.

I. Adamovich, S. Saupe, M. J. Grassi, O. Schulz, S. Macheret, and J. W. Rich, "Vibrational Kinetics and Ionization of Carbon and Nitric Oxides in Optical Pumping Experiments," AIAA-93-3199, 24th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Orlando, FL, June 1993.

I.V. Adamovich, S. O. Macheret, and J. W. Rich, "Spatial Nonhomogeneity Effects in Vibrational Kinetics of Diatomic Molecules," AIAA-94-2401, 25th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, June 20-23, 1994.

S. O. Macheret, A. A. Fridman, I. V. Adamovich, J. W. Rich, and C. E. Treanor, "Mechanisms of Nonequilibrium Dissociation of Diatomic Molecules," AIAA-94-1984, 6th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, June 20-23, 1994.

I.V. Adamovich, S. O. Macheret, J. W. Rich, and C. E. Treanor, "Nonperturbative Analytic Theory of V-T and V-V Rates in Diatomic Gases, Including Multi-Quantum Transitions,?? AIAA-95-2060, 30th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, San Diego, CA, June 19-22, 1995.

S. Macheret, G. Williams, G. Comas, C. Meinrenken, W. Lempert, and R. Miles, "Energy Addition and Thermalization Issues in a Radiatively Driven Hypersonic Wind Tunnel," AIAA -95-2142, 30th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, San Diego, CA, June 19-22, 1995.

I.V. Adamovich, J. W. Rich, and S. O. Macheret, "On the Existence of the "Bottleneck" Phenomenon in Vibrational Relaxation of Diatomic Molecules", AIAA-96-1805, 31st AIAA Thermophysics Conference, New Orleans, LA, June 17-20, 1996.

S. Macheret, C. Meinrenken, G. Williams, W. Gillespie, W. Lempert, and R. Miles, "Radiative Energy Addition to High Pressure Supersonic Air", AIAA-96-1984, 27th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, New Orleans, LA, June 17-20, 1996.

A. L. Sergievskaya, S. A. Losev, A. A. Fridman, and S. O. Macheret, "Selection of Two-Temperature Chemical Reaction Models for Nonequilibrium Flows," AIAA-97-2580, 32nd AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 23-25, 1997.

S. O. Macheret, R. B. Miles, and G. L. Nelson, "Feasibility Study of a Hybrid MHD/Radiatively Driven Facility for Hypersonic Ground Testing," AIAA-97-2429, 28th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 23-25, 1997.

I.V. Adamovich, V. V. Subramaniam, J. W. Rich, and S. O. Macheret, "Shock Wave Propagation in Weakly Ionized Plasmas," AIAA-97-2499, 32nd AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 23-25, 1997.

S. O. Macheret, "Molecular Dissociation at High Temperatures," AIAA-97-2501, 32nd AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 23-25, 1997.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, R. B. Miles, R. L. Lipinski, and G. L. Nelson, "MHD Acceleration of Supersonic Air Flows Using Electron Beam-Enhanced Conductivity," AIAA-98-2922, 29th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Albuquerque, NM, June 15-18, 1998.

S. O. Macheret, L. Martinelli, and R. B. Miles, "Shock Wave Propagation and Structure in Non-Uniform Gases and Plasmas," AIAA 99-0598, 37th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 11-14, 1999.

S. O. Macheret and I. V. Adamovich, "Nonequilibrium Dissociation at High Temperature: the Role of Vibrational and Rotational Energy," AIAA 99-0351, 37th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 11-14, 1999.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "New Types of Electron Beam Generated Electric Discharges in Dense Gases: a 'Fountain' and a 'Thunderstorm'," AIAA 99-3721, 30th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Norfolk, VA, June 28 ?? July 1, 1999.

M. N. Shneider, S. O. Macheret, and R. B. Miles, "Electrode Sheaths and Boundary Layers in Hypersonic MHD Channels," AIAA 99-3532, 30th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Norfolk, VA, June 28 ?? July 1, 1999.

S. O. Macheret, P. F. Barker, K. Waichman, R. B. Miles, E. Ploenjes, P. Palm, I. V. Adamovich, W. R. Lempert, and J. W. Rich, "Optically Pumped and Controlled Electric Discharges," AIAA 99-3636, 33rd AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Norfolk, VA, June 28 ?? July 1, 1999.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "Electron Beam Generated Plasmas in Hypersonic MHD Channels," AIAA 99-3635, 33rd AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Norfolk, VA, June 28 ?? July 1, 1999.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "MHD Power Extraction from Cold Hypersonic Air Flow with External Ionizers," AIAA 99-4800, 9th International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Norfolk, VA, November 1-5, 1999.

S. O. Macheret, Y. Z. Ionikh, L. Martinelli, P. F. Barker, and R. B. Miles, "External Control of Plasmas for High-Speed Aerodynamics," AIAA 99-4853, 9th International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference and 3rd AIAA Weakly Ionized Gases Workshop, Norfolk, VA, November 1-5, 1999.

R. L. Chase, U. B. Mehta, D. W. Bogdanoff, C. Park, S. Lawrence, M. Aftosmis, S. O. Macheret, and M. N. Shneider, "Comments on an MHD Energy Bypass Engine Powered Spaceliner," AIAA-99-4965, 9th International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Norfolk, VA, November 1-5, 1999.

Yu. Z. Ionikh, N. V. Chernysheva, A. P. Yalin, S. O. Macheret, L. Martinelli, and R. B. Miles, "Shock Wave Propagation Through Glow Discharge Plasmas: Evidence of Thermal Mechanism of Shock Dispersion," AIAA 2000-0714, 38th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 10-13, 2000.

G.A. Simmons, G.L. Nelson, R. Miles, G. Brown, P. Barker, S.O. Macheret, M. Costantino, and R. Lipinski, "Progress Toward a Radiative and MHD Driven High Enthalpy, High Pressure, Long Duration Test Facility," AIAA 2000-158, 38th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 10-13, 2000.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "Modeling of Air Plasma Generation by Electron Beams and High-Voltage Pulses," AIAA 2000-2569, 31st AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Denver, CO, June 19-22, 2000.

G. A. Simmons, G. L. Nelson, J.-L. Cambier, S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, R. J. Lipinski, and K. W. Reed, "Electron Beam Driven MHD for the RDHWT/MARIAH II Hypersonic Wind Tunnel," AIAA 2000-2277, 21st Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, Denver, CO, June 19-22, 2000.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "Potential Performance of Supersonic MHD Power Generators," AIAA 2001-0795, 39th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 8-11, 2001.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "External Supersonic Flow and Scramjet Inlet Control by MHD with Electron Beam Ionization," AIAA 2001-0492, 39th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 8-11, 2001.

G. V. Candler, S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, I. V. Adamovich, and J. D. Kelley, "Modeling of RF Plasma Kinetics and Aerodynamics of the AEDC Ballistic Range Experiments," AIAA 2001-0494, 39th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 8-11, 2001.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "Energy-Efficient Generation of Nonequilibrium Plasmas and Their Applications to Hypersonic MHD Systems," AIAA 2001-2880, 32nd AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference and Weakly Ionized Gases Workshop, Anaheim, CA, June 11-14, 2001.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "Modeling of Plasma Generation in Repetitive Ultra-Short High-Power DC, Microwave, and Laser Pulses," AIAA 2001-2940, 32nd AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference and Weakly Ionized Gases Workshop, Anaheim, CA, June 11-14, 2001.

R. B. Miles, S. O. Macheret, L. Martinelli, M. N. Shneider, Yu. Z. Ionikh, R. Murray, B. McAndrew, J. Kline, and J. Fox, "Plasma control of shock waves in aerodynamics and sonic boom mitigation," AIAA 2001-3062, 32nd AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference and Weakly Ionized Gases Workshop, Anaheim, CA, June 11-14, 2001.

I.G. Girgis, M.N. Shneider, S.O. Macheret, G.L. Brown, and R.B. Miles, "Creation of Steering Moments in Supersonic Flow by Off-Axis Plasma Heat Addition," AIAA 2002-0129, 40th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 14-17, 2002.

R.B. Miles, L. Martinelli, S.O. Macheret, M.N. Shneider, I.G. Girgis, S.H. Zaidi, D.K. Mansfield, M. Siclari, P. Smereczniak, R. Kashuba, and P. Vogel, "Suppression of Sonic Boom by Off-Body Energy Addition and Shape Optimization," AIAA 2002-0150, 40th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 14-17, 2002.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "Magnetohydrodynamic and Electrohydrodynamic Control of Hypersonic Flows of Weakly Ionized Plasmas," AIAA 2002-2249, 33rd AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Maui, Hawaii, May 20-23, 2002.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "Nonequilibrium Magnetohydrodynamic Control of Scramjet Inlets," AIAA 2002-2251, 33rd AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Maui, Hawaii, May 20-23, 2002.

Y. Lee, L. Ring, G. Simmons, S. Macheret, and M. Shneider, "MHD Accelerator Performance Predictions and Plans for Experimental Verification," (Invited), AIAA 2002-3132, 22nd Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, St. Louis, MO, June 24-26, 2002.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "Scramjet Inlet Control by Off-Body Energy Addition: a Virtual Cowl," AIAA 2003-0032, 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 6-9, 2003.

M. N. Shneider, S. O. Macheret, and R. B. Miles, "Comparative Analysis of MHD and Plasma Methods of Scramjet Inlet Control," AIAA 2003-0170, 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 6-9, 2003.

D. Lofftus, L. Altgilbers, and S. Macheret, "Status Report on MHD Power Generation from a PDRE," AIAA 2003-0328, 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 6-9, 2003.

R.C. Murray, S.H. Zaidi, M.N. Shneider, S.O. Macheret, R.B. Miles, and J.F. Kline, "Nonequilibrium Ionization Techniques for MHD Power Extraction in High-Speed Flows," AIAA 2003-1049, 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 6-9, 2003.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and R. B. Miles, "Optimum Performance of Electron Beam Driven MHD Generators for Scramjet Inlet Control," AIAA 2003-3763, 34th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Orlando, FL, June 23-26, 2003.

M.N. Shneider, S.O. Macheret, S.H. Zaidi, I.G. Girgis, Yu.P. Raizer, and R.B. Miles, "Steady and Unsteady Supersonic Flow Control with Energy Addition," AIAA 2003-3862, 34th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Orlando, FL, June 23-26, 2003.

M.N. Shneider, S.O. Macheret, and R.B. Miles, "Electric Charge Build-Up in Hypersonic Wind Tunnels with Electron Beam Energy Addition," AIAA 2003-4035, 34th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Orlando, FL, June 23-26, 2003.

R.C. Murray, S.H. Zaidi, M.R. Carraro, L. Vasilyak, S.O. Macheret, M.N. Shneider, and R.B. Miles, "Investigation of a Mach 3 Cold Air MHD Channel," AIAA 2003-4282, 34th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Orlando, FL, June 23-26, 2003.

S.H. Zaidi, R.C. Murray, M.R. Carraro, L. Vasilyak, S.O. Macheret, and R.B. Miles, "Diagnostics of Short Pulse Sustained Plasmas in Cold Air MHD Channel," AIAA 2004-0708, 42nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 5-8, 2004.

S. O. Macheret, M. N. Shneider, and G. V. Candler, "Modeling of MHD Power Generation On Board Reentry Vehicles," AIAA 2004-1024, 42nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 5-8, 2004.

R.C. Murray, L. Vasilyak, M.R. Carraro, S.H. Zaidi, S.O. Macheret, M.N. Shneider, and R.B. Miles, "Observation of MHD Effects With Nonequilibrium Ionization in Cold Supersonic Air Flows," AIAA 2004-1025, 42nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 5-8, 2004.

M. N. Shneider, S. O. Macheret, R. B. Miles, and D. M. Van Wie, "MHD Power Generation in Scramjet Engines in Conjunction With Inlet Control," AIAA 2004-1197, 42nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 5-8, 2004.

S.O. Macheret, M.N. Shneider, G.V. Candler, R.W. Moses, and J.F. Kline, "Magnetohydrodynamic Power Generation for Planetary Entry Vehicles," AIAA 2004-2560, 35th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Portland, OR, June 28 - July 1, 2004.

M.N. Shneider and S.O. Macheret, "Modeling of Plasma Virtual Shape Control of Ram/Scramjet Inlet and Isolator," AIAA 2004-2662, 35th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Portland, OR, June 28 - July 1, 2004.

S.O. Macheret, M.N. Shneider, R.C. Murray, S.H. Zaidi, L.M. Vasilyak, and R.B. Miles, "RDHWT/MARIAH II MHD Modeling and Experiments Review," AIAA 2004-2485, 24th Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, Portland, OR, June 28 - July 1, 2004.

S.H. Zaidi, S.O. Macheret, Y. Ju, R.B. Miles, and D. Sullivan, "Increased Speed of Premixed Laminar Flames in a Microwave Resonator," AIAA 2004-2721, 35th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Portland, OR, June 28 - July 1, 2004.

T. Wan, G.V. Candler, S.O. Macheret, M.N. Shneider, and R.B. Miles, "CFD Modeling and Simulations of MHD Power Generation During Re-Entry," AIAA 2004-2562, 35th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Portland, OR, June 28 - July 1, 2004.

Y. Ju, S. Macheret, M. Shneider, R. Miles, and D. Sullivan, "Numerical Study of the Effect of Microwave Discharge on the Premixed Methane-Air Flame," AIAA 2004-3707, 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Fort Lauderdale, FL, July 11-14, 2004.

D. Sullivan, S. Macheret, S. Zaidi, R. Miles and Y. Ju, "Microwave Techniques for the Combustion Enhancement of Laminar Flames," AIAA 2004-3713, 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Fort Lauderdale, FL, July 11-14, 2004.

S.O. Macheret, M.N. Shneider, R.C. Murray, and R.B. Miles, "Ionization in Strong Electric Fields and Dynamics of Nanosecond-Pulse Plasmas," Paper AIAA-2005-0202, 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 10-13, 2005.

R.B. Miles, S.O. Macheret, M.N. Shneider, C. Steeves, R.C. Murray, T. Smith, and S.H. Zaidi, "Plasma-Enhanced Hypersonic Performance Enabled by MHD Power Extraction," Paper AIAA-2005-0561 (Invited), 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 10-13, 2005.

M.N. Shneider and S.O. Macheret, "Hypersonic Aerodynamic Control and Thrust Vectoring by Nonequilibrium Cold-Air MHD Devices," Paper AIAA-2005-0979, 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 10-13, 2005

S. Zaidi, S.O. Macheret, Y. Ju, R.B. Miles, D.J. Sullivan, and P.C. Efthimion, "Microwave-Assisted Hydrocarbon Flame Speed Enhancement," Paper AIAA-2005-0992, 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 10-13, 2005.

C. Steeves, M.N. Shneider, S.O. Macheret, R.B. Miles, H. Wadley, and A. Evans, "Electrode Design for Magnetohydrodynamic Power Panels on Re-Entering Space Vehicles," Paper AIAA-2005-1340, 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 10-13, 2005.

S.O. Macheret, M.N. Shneider, and R.B. Miles, "Energy Efficiency of Plasma-Assisted Combustion in Ram/Scramjet Engines," Paper AIAA 2005-5371, 36th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 6-9 June 2005

T. Wan, R. Suzuki, G.V. Candler, S.O. Macheret, and M.N. Shneider, "Three-Dimensional Simulation of Electric Field and MHD Power Generation During Reentry," Paper AIAA 2005-5045, 36th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 6-9 June 2005

M.N. Shneider and S.O. Macheret, "Modeling Plasma and MHD Effects in Hypersonic Propulsion Flowpath," Paper AIAA 2005-5051, 36th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 6-9 June 2005

N. Barlow, C. Steeves, M. Shneider, S. Macheret, R. Miles, and A. Evans, "Modeling of Near-Electrode Layers for MHD Power Panels on Reentering Space Vehicles," Paper AIAA 2005-5047, 36th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 6-9 June 2005

S.O. Macheret, "Physics of magnetically accelerated nonequilibrium surface discharges in high-speed flow," Paper AIAA-2006-1005, 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 9-12, 2006

S.H. Zaidi, T. Smith, S.O. Macheret, and R.B. Miles, "Snowplow Surface Discharge in Magnetic Field for High Speed Boundary Layer Control," Paper AIAA 2006-1006, 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 9-12, 2006.

A.V. Likhanskii, M.N. Shneider, S.O. Macheret, and R.B. Miles, "Modeling of Interaction Between Weakly Ionized Near- Surface Plasmas and Gas Flow," Paper AIAA 2006-1204, 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 9-12, 2006.

M.N. Shneider, S.O. Macheret, and R.B. Miles, "Modeling of Thermionic Devices With Nonequilibrium Inert Gas Plasmas," Paper AIAA 2006-3385, 37th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, San Francisco, California, 5-8 June 2006.

S. Zaidi, E. Stockman, X. Qin, Z. Zhao, S. Macheret, Y. Ju, R. Miles, D. Sullivan, and J. Kline, "Measurements of Hydrocarbon Flame Speed Enhancement in High-Q Microwave Cavity," Paper AIAA 2006-1217, 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 9-12, 2006

B. Pivtorak, M.N. Shneider, R.B. Miles, and S.O. Macheret, "Plasma Kinetics in Inert Gas Filled Thermionic Devices," Paper AIAA 2007-1355, 45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 8-11, 2007.

A.V. Likhanskii, M.N. Shneider, R.B. Miles, and S.O. Macheret, "Optimization of Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Actuators Driven By Repetitive Nanosecond Pulses," Paper AIAA 2007-633, 45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 8-11, 2007.

A.V. Likhanskii, M.N. Shneider, D.F. Opaits, R.B. Miles, and S.O. Macheret, "Numerical Modeling of DBD Plasma Actuators and the Induced Flow," Paper AIAA 2007-4533, 38th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Miami, Florida, June 25-28, 2007.

D.F. Opaits, G. Neretti, A.V. Likhanskii, S. Zaidi, M.N. Shneider, R.B. Miles, and S.O. Macheret, "Experimental Investigation of DBD Plasma Actuators Driven by Repetitive High Voltage Nanosecond Pulses with DC or Low-Frequency Sinusoidal Bias," Paper AIAA-2007-4532, 38th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Miami, Florida, June 25-28, 2007.

A. Likhanskii, V. Semak, M. Shneider, D. Opaits, R. Miles, and S. Macheret, "Parallel Code Development and Numerical Intestigation of Surface Charge Build-Up in DBD Plasma Actuators," Paper AIAA 2008-1380, 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 7-10, 2008.

D. Opaits, G. Neretti, S. Zaidi, M. Shneider, R. Miles, A. Likhanskii, and S. Macheret, "DBD Plasma Actuators Driven by a Combination of Low Frequency Bias Voltage and Nanosecond Pulses," Paper AIAA 2008-1372, 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 7-10, 2008.

A.V. Likhanskii, V.V. Semak, M.N. Shneider, D.F. Opaits, R.B. Miles, and S.O. Macheret, "The Role of the Photoionization In the Numerical Modeling of the DBD Plasma Actuator," Paper AIAA 2009-841, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including The New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, 5 - 8 January 2009, Orlando, Florida

D. Opaits, S. Zaidi, M. Shneider, R. Miles, A. Likhanskii, and S. Macheret, "Improving Thrust by Suppressing Charge Build-Up in Pulsed DBD Plasma Actuators," Paper AIAA-2009-487, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including The New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Orlando, Florida, Jan. 5-8, 2009

D.F. Opaits, M.R. Edwards, S.H. Zaidi, M.N. Shneider, R.B. Miles, A.V. Likhanskii, and S.O. Macheret, "Surface Plasma Induced Wall Jets," Paper AIAA 2010-469, 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including The New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Orlando, Florida, 4 - 7 January 2010

A.V. Likhanskii, M.N. Shneider, D.F. Opaits, R.B. Miles, and S.O. Macheret, "Limitations of the DBD effects on the External Flow," Paper AIAA 2010-470, 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including The New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Orlando, Florida, 4 - 7 January 2010


INVITED LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

"Revolutionary Technology Programs at Skunk Works: an Overview of Selected Topics," US Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen, MD, February 27, 2012

"Plasma Aerodynamics and Plasma Assisted Combustion: Problems and Prospects," 2nd Aerospace Thematic Workshop "Fundamentals of Aerodynamic Flow and Combustion Control by Plasmas," Les Houches, France, October 16, 2009

"Weakly Ionized Plasmas and Their Aeronautical Applications," University of Texas at Austin, April 23, 2009

"Vibrational Energy Exchange and Nonequilibrium Chemical Reactions at High Temperatures," Lecture at Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, RTO - AVT / VKI Lecture Series "Non-Equilibrium Gas Dynamics: from Physical Models to Hypersonic Flights," 8-12 September, 2008

"Weakly Ionized Surface Plasmas for Aerodynamic Control," Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, October 10, 2007

"Weakly Ionized Plasmas With and Without Magnetic Field: Fundamental Kinetics and Interactions With Gas Flows,"1st Aerospace Thematic Workshop "Fundamentals of Aerodynamic Flow and Combustion Control by Plasmas," Varenna, Italy, May 28-31, 2007

"Nonequilibrium Surface Plasmas for Aerodynamic Control," Gordon Research Conference on Plasma Processing Science, July 20, 2006

"Air Plasmas Sustained by Repetitive High-Voltage Nanosecond Pulses: Fundamental Kinetics and Aerodynamic Applications," 58th Gaseous Electronics Conference, San Jose, CA, October 16-20, 2005

"Weakly Ionized Plasmas in Hypersonics," International School on Molecular Physics and Plasmas in Hypersonics, Erice, Sicily, Italy, August 3, 2005

"Novel Plasma-Based Technologies for High-Speed Flight," The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, May 9, 2005

"Novel Plasma Technologies for Space Access and Atmospheric Entry," University of Southern California, Astronautics and Space Technology Division, April 13, 2005

"Weakly Ionized Plasmas in Hypersonics: Fundamental Kinetics and Flight Applications," 24th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics (RGD-24), Monopoli, Bari, Italy, 11-16 July 2004

"RDHWT/MARIAH II MHD Modeling and Experiments Review," 24th AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, Portland, Oregon, 28 June - 1 July 2004

"Weakly Ionized Plasmas and MHD for Enhanced Performance of Hypersonic Vehicles," Symposium on Energy Conversion Fundamentals, Istanbul, Turkey, 21-25 June 2004

"Plasma Aerodynamics: Novel Technologies for High-Speed Flight," Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, April 13, 2004

"Plasmas and MHD for Hypersonics," University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, March 12, 2004

"Aerospace Applications of Weakly Ionized Plasmas," Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, December 5, 2003

"Plasmas and Magnetohydrodynamics for Aerospace Applications," University of Tennessee Space Institute, Tullahoma, TN, November 20, 2003

"Weakly Ionized Plasmas for Aerospace Applications," The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, October 31, 2003

"Aerospace applications of plasmas created by high-energy electrons," Physical Sciences Incorporated, Andover, MA, February 11, 2003

"Plasma Generation with High-Energy Electrons: Theory, Modeling, and Applications to Hypersonic Flight," Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, January 23, 2003

"Magnetohydrodynamic Control of Hypersonic Flows: Potential Performance and Critical Problems," Defense Scientific Research Council (DSRC), Washington, DC, April 18, 2002

"Novel Hypersonic MHD Concepts," Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan, October 31, 2001

"Energy-Efficient Generation of Nonequilibrium Plasmas by Electron Beams and Ultrashort Pulses," Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan, October 29, 2001

"Gases and Plasmas in Vibrational Nonequilibrium: Fundamental Processes and Engineering Applications," University of Southern California, Department of Aerospace Engineering, October 22, 2001

"Magnetohydrodynamic Control of Hypersonic Flows, Optimization of Engine Inlets, and On-Board Power Generation," Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford, CT, August 18, 2001

"The Case for Electron Beam-Sustained MHD Applications to Hypersonic Aerodynamics," NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, July 31, 2001

"High-Energy Molecules and Electrons in Nonequilibrium Fluids: Fundamental Kinetics and Engineering Applications," Princeton University, April 17, 2001

"Nonequilibrium Processes in Gases and Plasmas and Their Applications," Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, April 12, 2001

"Perspectives of Plasma and MHD Hypersonic Aerodynamic Control and Power Generation," U.S. Air Force Science Advisory Board (SAB), March 28, 2000

"Shock Propagation in Weakly Ionized Gases and Plasma Control of High-Speed Flows," 2nd Workshop on Magneto- and Plasma Aerodynamics for Aerospace Applications, 5-7 April 2000, Moscow, Russia

"MHD Power Generation and Control of Hypersonic Flows Ionized by Electron Beams," 2nd Workshop on Magneto- and Plasma Aerodynamics for Aerospace Applications, 5-7 April 2000, Moscow, Russia

"New Types of Electron Beam Generated Discharges in Dense Gases: a 'Fountain' and a 'Thunderstorm'," 30th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Norfolk, June 1999

"Electron Beam Generated Plasmas in Hypersonic MHD Channels," 33rd AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Norfolk, June 1999

"Laser Energy Addition to Supersonic Flows of Non-Ionized Air," XII International Symposium on Gas Flow and Chemical Lasers, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, Aug. 30 ?? Sep. 5, 1998

"Air Plasma Control and Guiding by Laser Excitations of Molecules," IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, Raleigh, NC, June 1998

"Vibrational Relaxation and Dissociation in Shock Waves," Universite de Provence (Aix-Marseille I), January 1998

"Propagation of Shock Waves in Weakly Ionized Plasmas," 32nd AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Atlanta, June 1997

"Molecular Dissociation at High Temperatures," 32nd AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Atlanta, June 1997

"Radiatively Driven Hypersonic Wind Tunnel," University of Illinois at Chicago, July 1996

"Radiative Energy Addition to High Pressure Supersonic Air," 27th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, New Orleans, June 1996

"Vibrational Relaxation, Nonequilibrium Chemical Reactions, and Kinetics of NO Formation Behind Strong Shock Waves," NATO Advanced Study Institute on Molecular Physics and Hypersonic Flows, Maratea, Italy, May 21- June 3, 1995


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