Tom Shih

Tom Shih

2009 - Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Degrees

Freshman Year, West Virginia University, 1971-72
B.S.E., National Cheng Kung University, 1976
M.S.E., The University of Michigan, 1977
Ph.D., The University of Michigan, 1981

Contact

701 W. Stadium Ave.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045
Office: ARMS 3307
Office Phone: (765) 494-5118
Office Fax: (765) 494-0307

Interests

computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer, thermal management, gas turbine aero-thermal, control of shock-wave/boundary-layer interactions, aircraft icing

Awards and Major Appointments

Honors

  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • 2015 AIAA Energy Systems Award
  • 2020 AIAA Thermophysics Award

Current Editorial Service

  • Editor-in-Chief, AIAA Journal

Current Professional Societies

  • AIAA Terrestrial Energy System Technical Committee
  • AIAA Committee on Standards in CFD
  • AIAA Committee on Higher Education (chair, 2016-2023)
  • ASME IGTI K-14 Committee

Publications

Journals

Pandey, A., Khan, S., Dekker, R., and Shih, T.I-P., “Multiphase Flow in a Liquid-Ring Pump,” ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 143, pp. 011404-1 to 13, Jan. 2021 (DOI: 10.1115/1.4047848).

Lin, Y., Luo, Y., Li, W., Cao, Y., Tao, Z., and Shih, T.I-P., “Single-phase and Two-phase Flow and Heat Transfer in Microchannel Heat Sink with Various Manifold Arrangements,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 171, 2021 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2021.121118).

Zhang, W. and Shih, T.I-P., “Adaptive Downstream Tensorial Eddy Viscosity for Hybrid LES-RANS Simulations,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol. 93, No. 6, June 2021, pp. 1825-1842 (DOI: 10.1002/fld.4954).

Lee, C.-S. and Shih, T. I-P., “Effects of Heat Loads on Flow and Heat Transfer in the Entrance Region of a Cooling Duct with a Staggered Array of Pin Fins,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,” Vol. 175, 2021 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2021.121302).

Zhang, W. and Shih, T.I-P., “Hybrid LES Method with Adaptive Downstream Anisotropic Eddy Viscosity Model,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol. 94, Issue 11, Nov. 2022, pp. 1764-1783 (https://doi.org/10.1002/fld.5124).

Lee, C.-S., Shih, T.I-P., Straub, D., Weber, J., and Robey, E., “Computational and Experimental Study of Film-Cooling Effectiveness with and without Downstream Vortex Generators,” ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol, 145, 2023, pp. 021007-1 to 021007-15.

Pandey, A. and Shih, T.I-P., “Physics-Based Reduced-Order Model for Liquid-Ring Pumps,” ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 145, April 2023, pp. 041501-1 to 041501-14 (DOI: 10.1115/1.4054182).

Lee, C.S., Shih, T. I-P., Bryden, K.M., Dalton, R., and Dennis, R., “Strongly Heated Turbulent Flow in a Channel with Pin Fins,” Special Issue on Numerical Heat and Fluid Flow, Energies, 2023, Vol. 16, 1215; DOI: doi.org/10.3390/en16031215.

Nketia, S., Shih, T.I-P., Bryden, K.M., Dalton, R., and Dennis, R., “Large-Eddy Simulation of Rotationally-Induced Ingress and Egress about an Axial Seal between Rotor and Stator Disks,” Energies, 2023, Vol. 16, 4354; DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en16114354.

Nketia, S., Bryden, K.M., Dalton, R., and Shih, T.I-P., “Large-Eddy Simulation of Externally-Induced Ingress about an Axial Seal by Turbine Vanes,” Energies, 2023, Vol. 16, No. 16,5985; DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en16165985.

Straub, D., Weber, J., Roy, A., Lee, C.S., and Shih, T.I-P., “Effects of Downstream Vortex Generators on Film Cooling of a Flat Plate Fed by Crossflow,” ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, accepted.

Editorials

Shih, T.I-P., “AIAA Journal – Gateway to the Future of Aerospace,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 59, No. 1, Jan. 2021, p. 4.

Shih, T.I-P., “Advancing Aerospace Sciences and Engineering,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 60, No. 1, Jan. 2022, p. 4.

Shih, T.I-P., “Doing More of the Same Is Not Enough,” AIAA J., Vol. 61, No. 1, Jan. 2023, p. 4.

Conference Proceedings, Presentations, Invited Lectures

Lee, Chien-Shing, Shih, T.I-P., Bryden, Kenneth M., and Dennis, Richard A., “Effects of High Heating Loads on Unsteady Flow and Heat Transfer in a Cooling Passage with a Staggered Array of Pin Fins,” ASME Paper GT2019-90567, Phoenix, AZ, June 2019.

Stratton, Z.T. and Shih, Tom I-P., “Effects of Velocity Ratio on Trends in Film-Cooling Adiabatic Effectiveness and Turbulence,” ASME Paper GT2019-90943, Phoenix, AZ, June 2019.

Lee, Chien-Shing, Bryden, K. Mark, and Shih, Tom I-P., “Strongly Heated Turbulent Boundary Layer in a Channel with Staggered Pin Fins,” AIAA Paper 2019-4180, 2019 AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition, Indianapolis, August 19-22, 2019.

Peck, J., Liu, J., Bryden, K.M., and Shih, T.I-P., “Methods for Measuring and Computing the Adiabatic Wall Temperature,” ASME Paper GT2020-14169, London, England, June 2020.

Lee, C.-S., Bryden, K.M., and Shih, T.I-P., “Downstream Vortex Generators to Enhance Film-Cooling Effectiveness,” ASME Paper GT2020-14317, London, England, June 2020.

Lee, C.-S., Shih, T.I-P., Straub, D., Weber, J., and Robey, E., “Computational and Experimental Study of Film-Cooling Effectiveness with and without Downstream Vortex Generators,” ASME Paper GT2022-82675, Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2022 Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, June 13-17, 2022, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Straub, D., Weber, J., Roy, A., Lee, C.S., and Shih, T.I-P., “Effects of Downstream Vortex Generators on Film Cooling of a Flat Plate Fed by Crossflow,” ASME Paper GT2023-102498, Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2023 Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, June 26-30, 2023, Boston, Massachusetts.

Invited Talks

“Thermal Management of Aerospace Systems - Challenges and Opportunities,” Boeing Distinguished Research and Scholar Seminar (B-DRASS) Series, The Boeing Company, August 12, 2021.

“Our Role as Engineers in Shaping the Future,” 90th Anniversary Celebration, National Cheng Kung University, September 10, 2021.

“Thermal Management of Aerospace Systems – Challenges and Opportunities,” Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, Oct. 26, 2021.

“Engine vs Laboratory Conditions: Case Study on Scaling for Internal Cooling of Gas Turbines,” 5th International Conference on Aerospace Systems, Science, and Engineering, Moscow, July 14-16, 2021 (moved to online with my talk at 10:50-11:10 am Moscow time on July 14, 2021).

“Computation of Lift and Drag over Iced Airfoil,” Keynote talk at 6th International Conference on Aerospace Systems, Science, and Engineering, Toronto, July 6-8, 2022 (moved to online with my talk at 8:50-9:30 am Toronto time on July 6, 2022).

“The Wonderful World of Heat Transfer,” Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Jan. 17, 2023.

“Computing and Measuring Heat-Transfer Coefficient for Turbine Cooling,” an invited tutorial (ASME GT2023-108007), ASME Turbo Expo 2023 Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, Boston, June 26-30, 2023.

“Hybrid LES-RANS with an Adaptive Downstream RANS Model,” Keynote talk at 7th International Conference on Aerospace Systems, Science, and Engineering, Shanghai, July 6, 2023.
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