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Zucrow Faculty

William E. Anderson
Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Chemical propulsion and design methodologies

Sally Bane
Associate Professor Of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by Courtesy)
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
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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

CHAF 129, ME 2145, HLAB 1004
Christopher S. Goldenstein
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Laser-absorption spectroscopy, laser-induced fluorescence, & IR imaging sensors for gas temperature, pressure, velocity, and chemical species Molecular spectroscopy, photophysics, & energy transfer in gases Energetic materials (e.g., explosives & propellants) detection & combustion Combustion and propulsion systems (small and large scale) Biomedical sensing

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

CHAF 215, ME 3166
Veeraraghava Raju Hasti
Research Assistant Professor

Application of Artificial Intelligence for Data-Driven Modeling, Analysis, Optimization, and Control Physics Informed Machine Learning and Reduced-Order Modeling Turbulence, Combustion, Sprays, and Particle Laden Flows Multiscale and Multiphysics Modeling and Simulation Computational Fluid Dynamics and High-Performance Computing Energy Systems Modeling, Multi-Criteria Analysis and Decision Making Renewable Energy and Smart Energy Systems

Stephen Heister
Raisbeck Engineering Distinguished Professor for Engineering and Technology Integration
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

CHAF 120, ME 1003H
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

Monique McClain
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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)

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

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

Li Qiao
Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics by courtesy in Mechanical Engineering
Carson Slabaugh
Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
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

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

CHAF 130, ME 3003D

Zucrow Staff

Robert Ferguson
Research Scientist, Zucrow Labs
Jason Gabl
Senior Test Engineer
Rohan Gejji
Research Engineer
David Gonzalez Cuadrado
Senior Research Administrator
Swapnil Sushil Ingale
Senior Turbine Test Assistant
Toby Lamb
Aerospace Prototyping Specialist
Fangyuan Lou
Research Scientist
Timothy Manship
Lead Research Engineer
Robert McGuire
Technical Services Supervisor, Zucrow Labs
Chad Meltzer
Engineering Laboratory Technician
Scott Meyer
Managing Director for Maurice J. Zucrow Laboratories
Zucrow ZL3 High Pressure Lab
Michelle Moody
Lead Operations Clerk
Metin Ornek
Research Scientist, Zucrow Labs
Yash Pande
Aae Grader - Student Clerical
Swanand Sardeshmukh
Mechanical Engineer
Andreas Schmid
Operations Engineer
Christine Wyant
Administrative Assistant, Zucrow Labs