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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
Associate Professor Of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
(765) 494-9364
James Braun
Research Assistant Professor

Pressure gain combustion Turbomachinery High-speed internal flows Aero-thermal focus on the integration of experiments with computational fluid dynamics

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
Veeraraghava Raju Hasti
Research Assistant Professor

Application of Artificial Intelligence for Data-Driven Modeling, Analysis, Optimization and Control Turbulence, Combustion, Sprays, and Particle Laden Flows Multiscale and Multiphysics Modeling and Simulation Renewable Energy High Performance Computing

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 120, ME 2149
Robert P. Lucht
Ralph and Bettye Bailey Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Director of Maurice J. Zucrow Laboratories

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
Monique McClain
Research Scientist

Dissimilar material 3D printing Additive manufacturing of energetic materials Additive manufacturing of materials for high temperature applications Quality control in additive manufacturing

Terrence R. Meyer
Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics (by Courtesy); Guest Professor, Erlangen University, Germany

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, nozzles, rotating detonation combustors Development of measurement techniques and data processing

(765) 494-1514
Davin Piercey
Assistant Professor Materials/Mech Eng
Timothee Pourpoint
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
Business Assistant
(765) 494-1502
Jeremy Davis
Senior Test Engineer
Jason Gabl
Senior Test Engineer
Rohan Gejji
Research Engineer
David Gonzalez Cuadrado
Senior Research Administrator
Swapnil Sushil Ingale
Senior Turbine Test Assistant
Michelle Kidd
Operations Administrator
(765) 496-1050
Toby Lamb
Aerospace Prototyping Specialist
Fangyuan Lou
Research Scientist
Timothy Manship
Lead Research Engineer
Robert McGuire
Technical Services Supervisor, Zucrow Labs
(765) 494-1542
Zucrow ZL2
Chad Meltzer
Engineering Laboratory Technician
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
Christine Wyant
Administrative Assistant
(765) 494-1501