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William E. Anderson
Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Chemical propulsion and design methodologies

(765) 496-2658
ARMS 3207
Sally Bane
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
I. Emre Gunduz
Research Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
(765) 494-0066
CHAF 128
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