Hukam Mongia

Hukam Mongia

Visiting Professor

School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088
Phone: +1 765 49-41537

Awards and Recognitions

  • AIAA Air Breathing Propulsion Award, 2008
  • The AIAA Best Terrestrial Energy Systems Paper, 2008
  • GE Aviation Combustor Aero & Mechanical Design Board Chairman, 2007
  • Fellow AIAA, 2005.
  • Fellow ASME, 2003.
  • Edison Award “to annually recognize key technical innovators from each of the” 8 businesses of General Electric including Aircraft Engines, 2003.
  • Perry T. Egbert Jr. Award “honors the most outstanding technical achievement in design creativity, advances or product preeminence that are lasting contributions to our engineering knowledge”, 2003.
  • Perry T. Egbert Jr. Award Runner-Up Finalist, 2002.
  • NASA‟s “Turning Goals into Reality 2000 Objective Award for Exceptional Progress toward Environmental Compatibility: Emissions”.
  • AIAA Propellant and Combustion Award, 1997.
  • Member GEAE Engineering Design Board, Combustor Aero & Mechanical, 1994.
  • ASME/IGTI Combustion and Fuels Committee Best Technical Paper Awards, 1993.
  • ASME/IGTI Combustion and Fuels Committee Best Technical Paper Awards, 1992.
  • ASME/IGTI Combustion and Fuels Committee Best Technical Paper Awards, 1990.
  • “125 Alumni to Watch”, University of Massachusetts 125th Anniversary Celebration, 1988.
  • Ten Select Publications

    Pandalai, R. P., Hsiao, G. C., and Mongia, H. C., 1999, "Empirical and anchored methodologies for controlling combustion dynamics," RTO Meeting Proceedings 14, pp. 5-1 through 5-14.

    Mongia, H. C., Held, T. J., Hsiao, G. C., and Pandalai, R. P., 2003. "Challenges and Progress in Controlling Dynamics in Gas Turbine Combustors". J. Propul. Power, 19, pp. 822-829.

    Mongia, H.C., Held, T.J., Hsiao, G.C., and Pandalai, R.P., 2005, "Incorporation of combustion instability issues into design process: GE Aeroderivative and Aero Engines Experience," Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics, Volume 210, ed. T.C. Lieuwen and Vigor Yang, pp. 43-64.

    Fu, Yongqiang, Jun Cai, San-Mou Jeng and Hukam Mongia, 2005, "Confinement effects on the swirling flow of a counter-rotating swirl cup," ASME/IGTI GT2005-68622.

    Fu, Yongqiang, Jun Cai, San-Mou Jeng and Hukam Mongia, 2005, "Reacting spray structure of a counter-rotating swirl cup," ASME/IGTI GT2005-68490.

    ElKady, Ahmed M., San-Mou Jeng and Hukam Mongia, 2005, "The role of the interaction between the primary jets and the recirculation zone of a model gas turbine combustor on pollutant emissions," IMECE2005-82167.

    Wang, Shanwu, Vigor Yang, George Hsiao, Shih-Yang Hsieh and Hukam C. Mongia, 2007, "Large Eddy Simulations of gas-turbine swirl injector flow dynamics," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 583, 2007, pp.99-122.

    Mongia, Hukam C., 2007, "GE Aviation Low Emissions Combustion Technology Evolution," SAE Paper 07ATC-88.

    Dhanuka, Sulabh K., Jacob E. Temme,James F. Driscoll and Hukam C. Mongia, "Vortex-shedding and mixing layer effects on periodic flashback in a lean premixed prevaporized gas turbine combustor," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 32 (2009), pp. 2901-2908.

    Mongia, Hukam C., "Commercial Propulsion Engines Emissions," Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering, Edited by Richard Blockley and Wei Shyy, 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. ISBN: 978-0-470-75440-5.