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Zucrow Faculty

William E. Anderson
Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Chemical propulsion and design methodologies

(765) 496-2658
ARMS 3207
Sally Bane
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy), Assistant Professor Of Aeronautics and Astronautics
(765) 494-9364
Jun Chen
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Experimental fluid dynamics Development of flow diagnostic techniques Flow dynamics in stratified environment Turbulent flow measurements and modeling

(765) 494-7050
CHAF 129, ME 2145, HLAB 1004
Jay P. Gore
Vincent P. Reilly Professor in Combustion Engineering

Sustainable energy and environment Combustion and turbulent reacting flows Combustion and heat transfer in materials Biomedical flows and heat transfer Global policy research

(765) 494-0061
CHAF 215, ME 3166
Stephen Heister
Raisbeck Engineering Distinguished Professor for Engineering and Technology Integration
(765) 494-5126
ARMS 3331
Nicole Key
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, by courtesy in Aeronautics and Astronautics

Aerothermal aspects of turbomachinery Axial and radial compressor performance Experimental methods in fluid mechanics

(765) 494-2333
CHAF 126, ME 2149
Robert P. Lucht
Ralph and Bettye Bailey Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Laser diagnostics Diode-laser-based sensors Gas turbine and internal engine combustion Materials processing and synthesis Combustion science Fluid mechanics and heat transfer

(765) 494-5623
ME 2172
Terrence R. Meyer
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Laser spectroscopy and imaging for combustion, sprays, energetics, hypersonics, plasmas, and non-equilibrium flows Applications to gas-turbine, rocket, internal combustion, and scramjet engine performance, efficiency, and emissions Thermal-fluid behavior at the extremes, including turbulent, high-temperature, high-pressure, multiphase, and non-equilibrium reacting flows

Guillermo Paniagua
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Professor of Aeronautics & Astronautics (by Courtesy)

Compact high speed turbomachinery: Design, analysis (experimental-numerical), cavity and tip flows, flow control High speed propulsion: Novel cycle development, intakes, boundary layer transition, combustion Development of measurement techniques and data processing

(765) 494-1514
ME G089 & CHAF 121
Davin Piercey
Assistant Professor Materials/Mech Eng
Timothee Pourpoint
Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Aerospace propulsion systems Rocket engine combustors Liquid propellant injection systems Hypergolic propellants High pressure and hydrogen storage systems

(765) 494-9423
Li Qiao
Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics by courtesy in Mechanical Engineering
Carson Slabaugh
Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
(765) 494-3256
Mikhail Slipchenko
Research Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Chaffee Hall 228
Paul E. Sojka
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Spray and spray measurements Fluid mechanic instability

(765) 494-4665
CHAF 123, ME 1072B
Steven F. Son
Alfred J. McAllister Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Multiphase combustion, particularly related to propellants, explosives, and pyrotechnics Nanoscale composite energetic materials Advanced energetic materials Microscale combustion

(765) 494-8208
CHAF 130, ME 3003D

Zucrow Staff

Tania Bell
Account Clerk IV
(765) 494-1502
CHAF
Paul Clark
Turbomachinery Instrumentation Assista
John Fabian
Senior Research Scientist
Jason Gabl
Senior Test Engineer
Joan Jackson
Departmental Operations Clerk Level VI
(765) 494-3340
CHAF
Toby Lamb
Aerospace Prototyping Specialist
Fangyuan Lou
Research Scientist
Grant Malicoat
Operations Engineer
Robert McGuire
Technical Services Supervisor, Zucrow Labs
(765) 494-1542
Zucrow ZL2
Scott Meyer
Managing Director for Maurice J. Zucrow Laboratories
(765) 496-1772
Zucrow ZL3 High Pressure Lab
Michelle Moody
Laboratory Coordinator
Swanand Sardeshmukh
Mechanical Engineer
Shawn Swindle
Propulsion Test Technician
(765) 337-6809
Sheri Tague
Research Account Specialist
(765) 494-5114
CHAF
Jennifer Ulutas
Administrative Assistant
(765) 494-1501
CHAF 109

Zucrow Researchers

Rohan Gejji
Research Engineer
Yujun Leng
Post Doc Research Associate
(765) 494-2011
Metin Ornek
Post Doc Research Associate