Graduated Students

Graduated Students

Graduates are our legacy!

Below is a list of former students graduated from the CEAR group with the most recent to older in descending order.


Alicia Sherrod

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, May 2019

“Simulation of a Langmuir Probe Sampling a non-Maxwellian Plasma”

 

Andrew Broadbent

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, August 2018

“Feasibility Study of Laser-Fabricated Micro-Needles as an Electrospray Thruster”

 

Travis Johnson

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, May 2018

“Analysis of a High-Temperature Spectroscopic Gas Cell Design”

 

Andrew Bell

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, May 2018

“Numerical Study of Shock-Wave Boundary Layer Interaction on a Compression Ramp Gap”

 

Sabrina Hurlock

Master of Science in Engineering Science, May 2018

“Cryodeposit Thin Film Detection Techniques in a High-Vacuum Environment”

 

Nathan Harrison

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, December 2017

“Research of Order Processing Capabilities for Oscillatory Signals in Rotating Equipment”

 

Theron Price

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, December 2017

“Experimental Investigation of Transverse Mode Nozzle Damping”

 

Brandon Hoffmann

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering: August 2017

“Non-Volatile Particle Penetrations: Comparison of two SAE ARP6320 Compliant Systems”

 

David Yoder

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering; December 2016

“Dynamic Monitoring and Life Prediction of Internal Strain-Gauge Balances”

Sarah Caskey

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering; December 2016

“The Design and Computational Validation of a Mach 3 Wind Tunnel Nozzle Contour”

Nehemiah Williams

Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering; August 2016

“Numerical Investications of a High Frequency Pulsed Gaseous Fuel Jet Injection into a Supersonic Crossflow”

William Stevens

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering; May 2016

“Measurement of Water Ice Accumulation on a First Surface Gold Mirror under Cryogenic, High-Vacuum Conditions”

William Schuman

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering; May 2016

“A Computational Evaluation of Transonic Wind Tunnel Wall Interference on High Aspect Ration Models in the Arnold Engineering Development Complex 16 Foot Transonic Tunnel”

Jonathan Lemieux

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering – non-thesis; May 2016

Chance Johnson

Master of Science in Engineering Science- non-thesis; May 2016

Joshua Coughenour

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering; May 2016

“Validation of a Modified Parallel Compressor Model for Prediction on the Effects of Inlet Swirl and Pressure Distortion on Compressor Performance and Operability”

Densu Aktas

Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering; May 2016

“Investigation of Lagmuir Probes in Non-Maxwellian Plasma Using Particle-In-Cell(PIC) Modeling”

David Schwer

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering – non-thesis; May 2016

Paul Wright

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering; December 2015

“Evaluation of Fuel Flow Uncertainty in a Turbine Engine Test Cell”

Samuel Stephens

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering; December 2015

“Characterization of Convective Heat Transfer Coefficients of a Self-Aspirating Hot Gas Temperature Probe”

Jorge Parra Martinez

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering – non-thesis; May 2015

E. Lara Lash

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering; May 2015

“Trajectory Analysis and Comparison of a Linear Aerospike Nozzle to a Conventional Bell Nozzle for SSTO Flight”

Richard Scott Kirkpatrick

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering; May 2015

“Analysis of Flammability Limits and Gas Properties of a Solid Rocket Motor Test in a High Altitude Test Facility”

Brent Phillip Rodgers

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering – non-thesis; December 2014

Reginald Floyd

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering; December 2014

“Validation of a Modified Parallel Compressor Model for Prediction of the Effects of Inlet Swirl on Compressor Performance and Operability”

Joshua Hartman

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering; August 2014

“Design and Fabrication of a Low-Cost Turbine Engine Component Testbed (TECT)”

Justin Garrard

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering; May 2014

“Rotordynamic Analysis of Two-Pole Synchronous Motor with Sleeve and Pressure Dam Bearings”

Ezra Owens

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering – non-thesis; May 2014

Marcus Conner

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering; December 2013

“Characterization of Heat Transfer Coefficient Uncertainty in Support of High Temperature Probe Measurement Technology”

Nate Callender

Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Science; December 2013

“A Viscous Flow Analog to Prandtl’s Optimized Lifting Lane Theory Utilizing Rotating Biquadratic Bodies of Revolution”

Rayne Sung

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering; August 2013

“A Comparative Study of the Gas Turbine Simulation Program (GSP) 11 and GasTurb 11 on Their Respective Simulations for a Single-Spool Turbojet”

Borja Martos

Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering; August 2013

“Identifying and Correcting First Order Effects in Explanatory Variables for Longitudinal Real Time Parameter Identification Methods in Atmospheric Turbulence”

Richard Joel Thompson

Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering; August 2013

“Fully Coupled Fluid and Electrodynamic Modeling of Plasmas: A Two-Fluid Isomorphism and a Strong Conservative Flux-Coupled Finite Volume Framework”

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering; December 2009

“Computational Investigations of Performance Improvements for Subkilogram Laser Micropropulsion”

Michael Wilson

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering – non-thesis project; August 2012

“Understanding Factors that Affect Combustion Air Heater Ignition”

Erin Halpenny

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering – non-thesis project; August 2012

“Uncertainty Analysis of the Heat Transfer Coefficient for a Truncated Cylindrical Temperature Probe in Crossflow”

Brandon Herndon

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering – non-thesis project; May 2012

“Characterization of SrOH in Methane Air Flame”

Anthony Harrison

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering – non-thesis project; May 2012

“Methods to Assess Saturation Cooler Efficiency for Closed Systems”

Andrew Williams

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering – non-thesis project; May 2012

“Effects of Vorticity on Rocket Combustion Stability: Importance of the Steady Base Flow”

Robert F. Thornton

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering – non-thesis project; May 2012

“Reengineering the JSTARS”

Russell Garner

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering; May 2011

“Method for Determination of Complex Moduli Associated with Viscoelastic Material”

Nicholas Lister

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering; May 2010

“Determination of Thermal Properties using Embedded Thermocouples”

Sarah Cothran

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering – non-thesis; August 2009

Sang Heum Kim

Master of Science in Engineering Science – non-thesis; December 2008

Jeffery King

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering; December 2007

“Estimation of Surface Temperature and Heat Flux Using Embedded Thermocouples”

Sonya Nelson

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering; August 2007

“Intrusive Probe Measurements in a High-Temperature Mach Two Flow”

Daniel Rooney

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering; August 2006

“Analysis of an Experimental Pulsed Plasma Accelerator”