STUDENTS

GRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISED, UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSILLE (COMPLETED DEGREES).

  1. Zhong Ren, Master of Science – M.S., “Jet Array Impingement Heat Transfer: Effects of Target Plate Distance, Reynolds Number, and Hole Spacing.” December 2015.
  2. Warren Buzzard, Master of Science – M.S., “Effects of Target Surface Roughness on Impingement Jet Array Heat Transfer.” December 2015.
  3. Nathaniel D. Rogers, Master of Science – M.S., “Performance of Full Coverage Effusion Cooling With Cross Flow Supply.” January 2016.
  4. Benjamin Lund, Master of Science – M.S., “Investigation of Elastic Turbulence Phenomena Within a Miniature Viscous Disk Pump.” August 2016.
  5. Sneha Reddy Vanga, Master of Science – M.S., “Performance of Full Coverage Effusion Cooling With a Crossflow Supply Channel, Measured Using Infrared Thermography and Liquid Crystal Thermography.” October 2016.

GRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISED, UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSILLE (DEGREES IN PROGRESS).

  1. Zhong Ren, Ph.D. – Doctor of Philosophy, “Investigations of Impingement and Effusion Cooling, Including Double Wall Cooling Arrangements.”
  2. Mengying Su, Ph.D. – Doctor of Philosophy, “Investigations of the Effects of Elastic Turbulence Within Internal Flows.”
  3. Masaaki Suzuki, Master of Science – M.S., “Effects of Target Surface Roughness and Impingement Hole Shape on Impingement Jet Array Heat Transfer.”
  4. Christopher Allgaier, Master of Science – M.S., “Investigations of Impingement and Effusion Cooling, Including Double Wall Cooling Arrangements.”
  5. Chong Ren, Master of Science – M.S., “Investigations of the Effects of Elastic Turbulence Within Internal Flows.”
  6. Patrick McInturff, Master of Science – M.S., “Effects of Target Surface Roughness and Impingement Hole Shape on Impingement Jet Array Heat Transfer.”
  7. Sneha Reddy Vanga, Ph.D. – Doctor of Philosophy, “Investigations of Impingement and Effusion Cooling, Including Double Wall Cooling Arrangements.”

UNDERGRADUATE HONORS THESIS SUPERVISED, UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSILLE (DEGREES IN PROGRESS).

  1. Benjamin Shea, Honors – Bachelor of Science – B.S., “Investigations of Unsteadiness Associated With Shock Wave Boundary Layer Interactions.”

GRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISED, SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY (COMPLETED DEGREES).

  1. Jacob Haegele, Master of Science – M.S., “Effects of Jet-Plate to Target Distance on Impingement Array Heat Transfer,” May 2012.
  2. Richard Steckel, Ph.D. – Doctor of Philosophy (Aviation Science), “Developing and Establishing the Validity and Reliability of the Perceptions Toward Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) and Line Operations Safety Audit (LOSA) Questionnaires,” May 2014.
  3. Junsik Lee, Ph.D. – Doctor of Philosophy, “Jet Array Impingement Heat Transfer: Effects of Jet-to-Target Plate Distance, Reynolds Number, Hole Spacing, and Surface Roughness,” May 2014.
  4. Geoffrey Potts, Master of Science – M.S., “Aerodynamic Loss Investigations of a Cambered Turbine Airfoil Cascade in Transonic Flow,” May 2014.
  5. Hui Jiang, Master of Science – M.S., “Development of Experimental Apparatus and Procedures For Investigation of Aerodynamics Losses Downstream of Cambered Turbine Vanes,” August 2014.
  6. Lyndel Carlson, Master of Science – M.S., “Boundary Layer and Inlet Flow Characterization,” December 2014.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT PROJECTS, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
1. Michael J. Gallo, “Design of a High Speed Linear Cascade,” Princeton Oxford Exchange Independent Work, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, May 2007.
2. Alexander M. Fuller, “Design of a Linear Cascade,” Princeton Oxford Exchange Independent Work, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, May 2007.

UNDERGRADUATE HONORS THESES SUPERVISED, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
1. Wade A. Hull, Bachelor of Science (Honors Baccalaureate Degree), “Film Effectiveness and Heat Transfer Beneath Film Cooled Boundary Layers Subject to Bulk Flow Pulsations,” April 1997.
2. Craig M. Norton, Bachelor of Science (Honors Baccalaureate Degree), “Investigation of Heat Transfer and Film Effectiveness Beneath Film Cooled Boundary Layers,” May 1996.

GRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISED, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
1. Jonathan Hilton, Master of Science, “Development of a Viscous Disk Air Flow Displacement Device,” September 2009.
2. Jongmyung Park, Doctor of Philosophy, “Jet Array Impingement Heat Transfer: Separate Effects of Mach Number, Reynolds Number, Temperature Ratio, and Hole Spacings,” January 2007.
3. Justin Chappell, Master of Science, “Suction Side Gill Region Film Cooling-Effects of Hole Orientation,” September 2007.
4. Danny Blanchard, Doctor of Philosophy, “Macroscale and Microscale Fluid Mechanics in Rotary Pumps,” May 2006.
5. Trent Deem, Master of Science, “Osmotic Dispense Pump For High Temperature and High Pressure Applications,” June 2006.
6. Hwabok Wee, Master of Engineering, “Use of Dimpled Surfaces and Rib Turbulators to Augment Cooling of Heat Sinks in Laminar Flow,” May 2006.
7. Vijay Krishnan, Master of Engineering, “Design of Airfoils with Gill Slot and Pressure Side Film Cooling Hole Configurations,” April 2006.
8. Matt Goodro, Master of Science, “Independent Effects of Mach Number and Reynolds Number on Impingement Heat Transfer,” May 2006.
9. Mathew Clyde Williams, Master of Science, “Effects of Back Pressure on an Osmotic Dispense Pump,” August 2006.
10. Jake Allen, Master of Science, “Optimization of a Rotary Shaft Pump,” June 2006.
11. Qiang Zhang, Doctor of Philosophy, “Aerodynamic Performance of Transonic and Subsonic Airfoils: Effects of Surface Roughness, Turbulence Intensity, Mach Number, and Streamwise Curvature – Airfoil Shape,” July 2005.
12. Donald Sandberg, Master of Science, “Influence of Mach Number and Freestream Turbulence on the Aerodynamic Losses of a Turbine Vane,” August 2005.
13. Trebor Bowers, Master of Science, “Momentum and Heat Transfer of Surfaces With Three-Dimensional, Irregular Roughness at Low Roughness Reynolds Numbers,” November 2005.
14. Nathan Burgess, Master of Science, “Investigations of Surface Heat Transfer Augmentations and Friction Factors in Channels With Rib Turbulators, Shallow Dimples, and Deep Dimples,” April 2004.
15. Se Youl Won, Doctor of Philosophy, “Study of Flow Transport Mechanisms In Rectangular Channels With Different Heat Transfer Augmentation Devices,” May 2004.
16. Lester Sherrow, Master of Science, “Experimental Investigation of Exterior Surface Dimples Installed on Tubes of a Cross Flow Heat Exchanger,” April 2003.
17. Brett Wagstaff, Master of Science, “Effects of Bulk Flow Pulsations on the Vortex Structures Produced by Shaped Film Cooling Holes,” August 2003.
18. Donna Nelson, Master of Science, “Internal Cooling of Gas Turbine Engine Blades: Investigation of Flow Structure Through a Channel With Surface Concavities,” June 2002.
19. Venkatta Krishnan, Master of Science, “Effects of Bulk Flow Pulsations on the Performance of Compound Angle, Shaped Film Cooling Holes,” August 2002.
20. Mauro Oliveira, Master of Science, “Investigations of Dimples as Applied to Heat Transfer in an Internal Passage,” September 2002.
21. Tetsuji Furukawa, Master of Science, “Transonic Film Cooling From Shaped Holes on the Suction Surface of a Turbine Blade.” March 2001.
22. Gazi I. Mahmood, Doctor of Philosophy, “Heat Transfer and Flow Structure From Dimples in an Internal Cooling Passage.” April 2001.
23. Jennifer Ann van Rij, Master of Science, “Analysis and Experiments on Three-Dimensional Irregular Surface Roughness,” August 2001.
24. Brandon Belnap, Master of Science, “Experiments and Analysis on Three-Dimensional Irregular Surface Roughness,” June 2001.
25. Dustin Birch, Master of Science, “Adiabatic Effectiveness and Shock Wave Effects for Conical Diffused Film Cooling Holes.” January 2000.
26. Michael L. Hill, Master of Science, “The Effect of Spherically Shaped Surface Cavities on Internal Cooling of Gas Turbine Blades.” October 2000.
27. Mounir Zaki Sabbagh, Master of Science, “The Effect of Dimple Surface Cavities on Heat Transfer Augmentation for the Internal Cooling of Gas Turbine Blades.” June 2000.
28. Donald Owen Brock, Master of Science, “Spatial Development of Splitting, Merging, and Spanwise Wave Number Selection of Dean Vortex Pairs.” June 1998.
29. Scott Robert Sargent, Master of Science, “Investigations of Transonic Film Cooling With Shaped and Round Holes.” July 1998.
30. Kyle Leon Lee, Master of Science, “Aerodynamic Losses and Discharge Coefficients for a Transonic Turbine Blade With Film Cooling.” July 1998.
31. Dale Jay Jackson, Master of Science, “Aerodynamic Mixing Losses and Discharge Coefficients Due to Film Cooling From a Symmetric Turbine Airfoil in Transonic Flow.” August 1998.
32. Carl Ragnar Hedlund, Doctor of Philosophy, “Heat Transfer and Flow Behavior in a Swirl Chamber With Helical Flow.” September 1998.
33. Clint Bell, Master of Science, “Effects of Bulk Flow Pulsations on Film Cooling with Different Density Ratios.” October 1998.
34. Troy Babinchak, Master of Science, “Flow Behavior, Including Development and Structure of Gortler Vortices, in a Simple Swirl Chamber.” March 1997.
35. Rajan Thambu, Master of Science, “Flow Phenomena, Including Gortler Vortices, in a Simple Swirl Chamber With Controlled Inlet Forcing.” June 1997.
36. Supriya Gupta, Doctor of Philosophy, “Investigation of Resolution Deteriorating Factors and New Applications in Continuous SPLITT Fractionation.” Degree through Department of Chemical and Fuels Engineering. August 1997.
37. Ruoming Gong, Doctor of Philosophy, “Structure of Film Cooled Turbulent Boundary Layers Subject to Bulk Flow Pulsations.” July 1996.
38. Carl Ragnar Hedlund, Master of Science, “Effects of Transition to Turbulence and Dean Vortex Pairs on Surface Heat Transfer at Moderate and High Dean Numbers.” December 1996.
39. Seunghyun Choi, Master of Science, “A Study of Surface Heat Transfer in a Curved Channel at Low Dean Numbers.” March 1995.
40. John Michael Cuthrell, Master of Science, “A Study of the Effects of Bulk Flow Pulsations on Film Cooling.” September 1995.

GRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISED, U. S. NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL
1. A. Ramsey, Master of Science, “A Study of Film Cooling Downstream of One and Two Rows of Holes Oriented in Spanwise/Normal Planes,” September 1992.
2. A. R. Schallert, Master of Science, “A Study of Nusselt Number Distributions In a Curved Channel,” June 1992.
3. S. M. Jackson, Master of Science, “Heat Transfer, Adiabatic Effectiveness and Injectant Distributions Downstream of Single Rows and Two Staggered Rows of Film-Cooling Holes With Simple and Compound Angles,” December 1991.
4. J. M. Wigle, Master of Science, “Heat Transfer, Adiabatic Effectiveness and Injectant Distributions Downstream of Single and Double Rows of Film-Cooling Holes With Compound Angles,” December 1991.
5. B. W. Payne, Master of Science, “A Study of Spatially-Averaged Nusselt Number Distributions in a Curved Channel with 40 to 1 Aspect Ratio for Dean Numbers from 175 to 375,” September 1991.
6. S. J. Fuqua, Master of Science, “Study of the Transition to Turbulence Within a Curved Rectangular Channel with 40 to 1 Aspect Ratio,” September 1991.
7. M. R. Kendall, Mechanical Engineer, “Effects of Centrifugal Instabilities on Laminar/Turbulent Transition in Curved Channels With 40 to 1 Aspect Ratios,” June 1991.
8. S. Ciriello, Master of Science, “Heat Transfer, Adiabatic Effectiveness and Injectant Distributions Downstream of Single and Double Rows of Film Cooling Holes With Simple and Compound Angles,” March 1991.
9. B. J. Smith, Master of Science, “Study of Transition Phenomena in a Straight Channel With 40 to 1 Aspect Ratio With and Without Imposed Pulsations, Part Two: Reynolds Number Surveys,” March 1991.
10. D. S. Morrow, Master of Science, “Transition Phenomena in a Straight Channel With a 40 to 1 Aspect Ratio With and Without Imposed Pulsations, Part One: Near-Wall and Central Region Profiles,” March 1991.
11. W. A. Fields, Mechanical Engineer, “Study of the Effects of Centrifugal Instabilities on Flow in a 40 to 1 Aspect Ratio Rectangular Curved Channel for Dean Numbers from 35 to Fully Turbulent Conditions,” December 1990.
12. D. T. Bishop, Master of Science, “Heat Transfer, Adiabatic Effectiveness and Injectant Distributions Downstream of Single and Double Rows of Film-Cooling Holes with Compound Angles,” September 1990.
13. S. W. Mitchell, Master of Science, “The Effects of Embedded Vortices on Heat Transfer in a Turbulent Boundary Layer with Film Cooling from Holes with Compound Angles,” September 1990.
14. H. E. Koth, Master of Science, “Effects of Imposed Bulk Flow Oscillations at 1, 2, 3 and 4 Hz on Transition in a Straight Channel with 40 to 1 Aspect Ratio,” June 1990.
15. P. E. Skogerboe, Master of Science, “Local and Spatially Averaged Heat Transfer Distributions in a Curved Channel with 40 to 1 Aspect Ratio for Dean Numbers from 50 to 200,” March 1990.
16. W. D. Doner, Master of Science, “Further Studies of Turbulence Structure Resulting from Interactions Between Embedded Vortices and Wall Jets at High Blowing Ratios,” December 1989.
17. T. M. Coumes, Master of Science, “Effects of 1 Hz Imposed Bulk Flow Unsteadiness on Laminar/Turbulent Transition in a Straight Channel,” December 1989.
18. F. J. Greco, Master of Science, “Effects of 2 Hz Imposed Bulk Flow Unsteadiness on Laminar/Turbulent Transition in a Straight Channel,” December 1989.
19. P. Kaisuwan, Master of Science, “Effects of Vortex Circulation on Injectant from a Single Film-Cooling Hole and a Row of Film-Cooling Holes in a Turbulent Boundary Layer, Part 2: Injection Beneath the Vortex Upwash,” December 1989.
20. R. E. Hughes, Master of Science, “Development, Qualification and Measurements in Two Curved Channels with 40 to 1 Aspect Ratio,” September 1989.
21. M. F. Tuzzolo, Mechanical Engineer, “Study of Vortex Arrays Induced Artificially and from Centrifugal Instabilities,” June 1989.
22. J. M. Longest, Master of Science, “Flow Visualization Studies in (1) a Curved Rectangular Channel with 40 to 1 Aspect ratio and (2) a Straight Channel with Bulk Flow Unsteadiness,” June 1989.
23. J. G. Green, Master of Science, “Turbulence Structure Resulting from Interactions Between an Embedded Vortex and Wall Jet,” June 1989.
24. D. W. Craig, Master of Science, “Effects of Vortex Circulation on Injectant from a Single Film-Cooling Hole and a Row of Film-Cooling Holes in a Turbulent Boundary Layer, Part 1: Injection Beneath the Vortex Downwash,” June 1989.
25. D. W. Bella, Master of Science, “Flow Visualization of Time-Varying Structural Characteristics of Dean Vortices in a Curved Channel,” December 1988.
26. G. E. Schwartz, Master of Science, “Control of Embedded Vortices Using Wall Jets,” September 1988.
27. L. R. Baun, Mechanical Engineer, “Development and Structural Characteristics of Dean Vortices in a Curved Rectangular Channel with 40 to 1 Aspect Ratio,” September 1988.
28. W. W. Williams, Master of Science, “Effects of an Embedded Vortex on a Single Film-Cooling Jet in a Turbulent Boundary Layer,” June 1988.
29. A. Ortiz, Mechanical Engineer, “The Thermal Behavior of Film-Cooled Turbulent Boundary Layers as Affected by Longitudinal Vortices,” September 1987.
30. R. D. Niver, Master of Science, “Structural Characteristics of Dean Vortices in a Curved Channel,” June 1987.
31. D. L. Evans, Master of Science, “Study of Vortices Embedded in Boundary Layers with Film Cooling,” March 1987.
32. M. A. Siedband, Master of Science, “A Flow Visualization Study of Laminar/Turbulent Transition in a Curved Channel,” March 1987.
33. S. L. Joseph, Mechanical Engineer, “Effects of Embedded Vortices on Heat Transfer in Film-Cooled Turbulent Boundary Layers,” December 1986.
34. A. F. Walz Jr., Master of Science, “Effects of Variable Properties in Film Cooled Turbulent Boundary Layers,” March 1986.

GRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISED, VON KARMAN INSTITUTE FOR FLUID DYNAMICS
1. M. Pezzani, Von Karman Institute Diploma, “Investigation of Heat Transfer Rates on a Film Cooled Flat Plate with One and Two Rows of Injection Holes,” von Karman Institute Project No. 1982-24, June 1982.
2. J. Poco, Von Karman Institute Diploma, “Laser Doppler Velocity Measurements in the Radial Vaneless Diffuser of a Centrifugal Water Pump,” von Karman Institute Project No. 1981-23, June 1981.
3. M. Lotzerich, Von Karman Institute Diploma, “Heat Transfer Measurements on a Gas Turbine Blade at Low Incidence Angles,” von Karman Institute Project No. 1981-27, June 1981.
4. A. Ongoren, Von Karman Institute Diploma, “Heat Transfer on the Endwall of a Turbine Cascade with Film Cooling,” von Karman Institute Project No. 1981-19, June 1981.
5. C. Camci, Von Karman Institute Diploma, “Investigation of Heat Transfer Rates on a Film Cooled Flat-Plate With and Without a Pressure Gradient,” von Karman Institute Project No. 1980-12, June 1980.

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