Jonathan Poggie

Jonathan Poggie

2015 - Professor


Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 1995
M.S.E., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 1991
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, 1988


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

Office: ARMS 3315
Office Phone: (765) 496-0614


Hypersonic Flight, Compressible Flow, Flow Control, Turbulence, Laminar-Turbulent Transition, Weakly-Ionized Plasmas, Magnetohydrodynamics

Awards and Major Appointments

Elmer F. Bruhn Teaching Award, 2019
Bronze Acorn Award, 2018
W. A. Gustafson Teaching Award, 2018
ASME Fellow, 2007
Team Scientific and Technical Achievement Award, Air Force Research Laboratory, 2007
Benjamin D. Foulois Award for Basic Research, AFRL Air Vehicles Directorate, 2006
AIAA Associate Fellow, 2004

Professional Service
Associate Editor, AIAA Journal, 2016-present
AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Technical Committee Chair, 2015-2016
Lead Organizer, AIAA PDL TC Plasma-Aerodynamics Discussion Group, 2011-2015
Treasurer, AIAA Dayton-Cincinnati Section, 2012-2015
Chair, ASME Dayton Section, 2009-2010


A list of publications is available here:

Conference Proceedings, Presentations, Invited Lectures

"High-Speed Flow and its Control through Plasma Technology," Purdue Summer Undergraduate Research (SURF) seminar series, July 2016. Slides and video available at:
"Numerical Modeling of Flow Control with Electrical Discharges," Michigan Institute of Plasma Science and Engineering (MIPSE) Seminar Series, University of Michigan, November 2014. Slides and video available at:

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