Principal Investigator Nicole Key
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
and Aeronautics and Astronautics (by courtesy)
PhD, Purdue University, 2007
MSME, Purdue University, 2002
BSAA, Purdue University, 2000
Senior Research Scientist John C. Fabian
MSME, The Ohio State University, 1996
BSME, Dayton University, 1992
Research Scientist Lou Fangyuan
PhD, Purdue University, 2016
BSME, Xi'an Jiaotong, 2009
Operations Engineer Grant Malicoat
AS, Vincennes University
Postdoctoral Research Associate Yujun Leng
PhD, Purdue University, 2016
MSE, Purdue University, 2009
BE, National University of Singapore, 2006



PhD Students Trey Harrison
School of Mechanical Engineering
MSME, Purdue University, 2016
BSME, Clemson University, 2014
Will Gooding
School of Mechanical Engineering
BSME, Washington University in St. Louis, 2015
Amelia Brooks
School of Mechanical Engineering
BSME, MIT, 2015
Nick Kormanik
School of Mechanical Engineering
MSAA, Purdue University, 2017
BSME, Montana State University, 2015
BAMLL, Montana State University, 2015
Ben McGahan
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics
BSAEM, University of Minnesota, 2015
Matthew Meier
School of Mechanical Engineering
BSME, Purdue University Northwest, 2015
Nitya Kamdar
School of Mechanical Engineering
BSME, Virginia Tech, 2017



Master's Students Doug Matthews
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics
BSAE, Iowa State University, 2015
Ruben Adkins-Rieck
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics
BSAE, University of Arizona, 2015
Razvan Rusu
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics
B.Eng. in Aero, Ryerson University, 2016



Affiliated Researchers

James Wallace

MSME '17 Pratt and Whitney

Cameron Davis

MSAA '17 Pratt and Whitney

Nyansafo Aye-Addo

MSAA '16 Purdue University

Jeanne Methel

MSAA '16

Fangyuan Lou

PhD '16 Purdue University
PhD '15,  MSME '12 Penn State University

Matt Dolan

MSME '15 Alambic Investment Management

Natalie R. Smith

PhD '15,  MSAA '11 Southwest Research Institute

Dave Monk

MSME '14 Siemens Energy

Bryce Heckaman

MSME '14 Cummins

Bill Murray III

MSAA '14 Ursa Major Technologies

Patrick Ball

MSAA '13 The Aerospace Corporation

Evan Morrison

MSAA '13 Boeing

John Brossman

PhD '12 Blue Origin

Keith Miller

MSME '12 Space Exploration Technologies

Anton Talalayev

MSME '11 Apple

Ryan Fleming

MSME '10 Lawrence Livermore National Lab

Jonathan Salontay

MSME '10 Wright-Patterson AFB

Kyle Miller

MSME '09 GE Aviation

N. Haris Md. Ishak

MSAA '09 Lotus Racing







High-Speed Compressor Research Laboratory, Purdue University