Past Research Group Members 

Last Updated: August 2014




POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

 Fellow         Year     Project(s)
 Francesco Fedele2005

Hydrodynamic Stability of Pulsatile Pipe Flows

 
Xu Zhou  2002-2004

 “Modeling of Monopropellant H2O2 Decomposition in Microchannels”

 Proper Orthogonal Decomposition and Large-Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Buoyant Jets

 
 R.D. Prabhu 2000-2001
     “Laminar Mixing Processes in Microchannels” 

  “Wavelet Analysis of Red Blood Cell Aggregate Size and Morphology”

 

 

 

DOCTORAL STUDENTS

 

 STUDENT Year     Thesis Title
 M. Ryan McDevitt 2014 “Numerical and Experimental Studies of Disperse Monopropellant Micro-Slug Fuel Injection for Micropropulsion”

Nicholas Vachon    2013 “A Bound Vortex Surface Impingement Method for Adhered Dust Particle Removal” 

William Louisos 2009 “Numerical Studies of Viscous Flow in Supersonic Micronozzles” 

Matthew McGarry 2005 “Numerical Simulations of Arterial and Venous Bleeding” 



MASTER'S STUDENTS

 StudentYear(s)Degree     Thesis Title


Stephen Widdis

2010-2012

MS

“Chemical Decomposition of Hydrogen-Peroxide Monopropellant in MEMS-Based Catalytic Chambers”

 

M. Ryan McDevitt

2009-2011

 

MS

 


“Numerical and Experimental Studies of Disperse Monopropellant Micro-Slug Fuel Injection for Micropropulsion”

 

Benjamin Greenfield

2009-2011

MS

“Numerical Simulations Of Multiphase Flow In Supersonic Micro-Nozzles”

 

Lucas Faryniarz

 

 

2013

MS

“Multiphase Modeling of the Catalytic Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide”

Meghan Veselis

2009-2011

MS

“Supersonic Vortex Generation and Impingement for Dust Removal”

 

Nicholas Vachon

2008-2010

MS


“A Bound Vortex Surface Impingement Method for Adhered Dust Particle Removal

 

Michael Nadler

 2008-2010

 

MS

“Experimental Measurement of Mixing Lengths of Converging Particulate Flows in a Microchannel”

Justin McCabe

2007-2009

MS

“Monopropellant Fuel Injection Using Two-Phase Micro-Slug Formation”

 

Adis Zilic

2005-2007

MS

“Numerical Simulations of Supersonic Flow in a Linear Aerospike Micronozzle”

 

Adam Wigdalski

2005-2007

MS

“Numerical Simulations of Convection in a Cavity Driven by an Oscillating Heated Boundary”

 

William Louisos

2003-2005

MS

“Viscous Effects in 2-D Supersonic Micronozzle Flow”

 

Brent Bartlett

2003-2005

MS

“Design of a Microturbine Driven by Catalytically-Decomposed Hydrogen Peroxide”

 

Jeffrey Kujawa

2002-2004

MS

“Numerical Simulations of Steady and Transient Flow in a Supersonic MEMS Nozzle”

 

Timothy Harris

2001-2003

MS

 

“Geometric Effects on Separation Surfaces in Converging Microchannel Flows”

 


Kevin Rohyans

2000-2002

MS

“Quasi-Static Profiles of a Compound Drop Growing from a Submerged Concentric Needle Arrangement”

 

Debra Chenet-Millon

2000-2001

MS

(BME)

"Thermo-Mechanics of Bone-Cutting"

 

 

John Peach

1999-2007

 

M.S.

“Imaging and Measurement of Converging Flows in Microchannels”