About the Bane Research Group

Areas of research include combustion and flame dynamics, detonations, high pressure combustion, hypergolic and droplet combustion, transient plasmas, plasma flow control, and plasma-assisted combustion.  

For more details on specific projects, please click the Research link in the sidebar.

People in the Group


Sally Bane, Assistant Professor in AAE

Graduate Students:

Prashanth Bangalore Venkatesh (Ph.D.)
Bang-Shiuh Chen (Ph.D.)
Ravichandra Jagannath (Ph.D.)
Angela Mugenda (Ph.D.)
Lalit Rajendran (Ph.D.)
Bhavini Singh (Ph.D.)
Tyler Graziano (M.S.)
Kyle Newnam (M.S.)
Nadia Numa (M.S.)

Undergraduate Students:

Paul Stockett


Mounia Belmouss (M.S.)
James D'Entremont (M.S.)
Steven Stoot (M.S.)

Recent Announcements

  • Sandia 20 ft. Combustion Tube featured in new Slow Mo Guys video YouTube stars the Slow Mo Guys recently filmed a video at Purdue's Zucrow Labs using our Sandia 20 ft. Combustion Tube facility.  Watch the video here:Combustion Tube in ...
    Posted Jan 20, 2017, 6:33 AM by sallybane
  • Presentations at AIAA SciTech 2017 Papers now available online:R.R. Jagannath, S.P.M. Bane, M.E. Feyz and M.R. Nalim.  “Assessment of Incidence Loss and Shaft Work Production for Wave Rotor Combustor ...
    Posted Jan 20, 2017, 11:14 AM by sallybane
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