Principal Investigator

Deanna Lacoste, PhD

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interest: High pressure combustion, Plasma-assisted combustion, Optical diagnostics, Thermo acoustic instabilities

Postdoctoral Fellow

Amit Katoch, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Laminar and turbulent burning velocity measurements, Flameless combustion, Deflagraton to detonation transitions

Karl Chatelain, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Chemical kinetics, Experimental, Modeling, Detonation, Electronic Structure Calculations, Combustion, Autoxidation, Fuels

Maria Luís Castela, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Plasma-assisted combustion, DNS numerical simulations, High performance computing, Modeling non-equilibrium reacting flows

Student

Azat Amiralin

MS | PhD Student

Research Interest: experimental combustion, Clean Combustion,, Thermoacoustic Instabilities, Plasma-assisted combustion

Davide Del Cont-Bernard

PhD Student

Research Interest: Plasma-assisted combustion, Laser Diagnostics

Jordan Figueiredo

MS | PhD Student

Roman Zamchii

PhD Student

Research Interest: Cold Atmospheric Plasma of Gas Discharges

Safa Saber

PhD Student

Research Interest: Control systems, stability and control dynamics, experimental combustion, turbojet/turbofan engines, supersonic flight, high angle-of-attack flight, high-risk experimental test design

Samir Rojas Chavez

PhD Student

Vigneshwaran Sankar

PhD Student

Research Interest: Propulsion and Combustion