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Jacqueline O'connor

Assistant Professor
Dorothy Quiggle Career Development Professorship

Affiliation(s):

  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

111 Research Building East

jxo22@psu.edu

814-863-1502

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Energy Systems, Thermal/Fluid Sciences, Transportation Systems

Interest Areas:

The Reacting Flow Dynamics Laboratory focuses on issues of reacting flows for energy and propulsion applications. High-speed laser diagnostics and other state-of-the-art experimental techniques are used in research areas like combustion & hydrodynamics.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006
  • MS, Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009
  • Ph D, Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012

Publications

Book, Chapters

  • Jacqueline O'Connor, Santosh Hemchandra and Timothy Lieuwen, 2016, Combustion instabilities in lean premixed systems, Academic Press, London, United Kingdom

Journal Articles

  • Anandkumar Makwana, Suresh S Iyer, Milton Linevsky, Robert J Santoro, Thomas Litzinger and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2018, "Effect of aromatic fuels and premixing on aromatic species and soot distributions in laminar, co-flow flames at atmospheric pressure", Combustion and Flame, 194, pp. 164-174
  • Wyatt Culler, Xiaoling Chen, Janith Samarasinghe, Stephen Peluso, Domenic A Santavicca and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2018, "The effect of variable fuel staging transients on self-excited instabilities in a multiple-nozzle combustor", Combustion and Flame, 194, pp. 472-484
  • Yefu Wang, Anandkumar Makwana, Milton Linevsky, Suresh S Iyer, Robert J Santoro, Thomas Litzinger and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2018, "Effect of fuel composition on soot and aromatic species distributions in laminar, co-flow flames. Part 1. Non-premixed fuel", Combustion and Flame, 189, pp. 443-455
  • Anandkumar Makwana, Yefu Wang, Milton Linevsky, Suresh S Iyer, Robert J Santoro, Thomas Litzinger and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2018, "Effect of fuel composition on soot and aromatic species distributions in laminar, co-flow flames. Part 2. Partially-premixed fuel", Combustion and Flame, 189, pp. 456-471
  • Michael Meehan, Ankit Tyagi and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2018, "Flow Dynamics in a Variable-Spacing, Three-Bluff-Body Flowfield", Physics of Fluids, 30, (2), pp. 025105
  • Mark Frederick, Kiran Manoharan, Joshua Dudash, Brian Brubaker, Santosh Hemchandra and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2018, "Impact of PVC dynamics on shear layer response in a swirling jet", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 140, (6), pp. 061503
  • Anandkumar Makwana, Milton Linevsky, Suresh S Iyer, Robert J Santoro, Thomas Litzinger and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Effects of fuel volatility on emissions in a jet flame and a model gas turbine combustor", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 140, (3), pp. 031505
  • Janith Samarasinghe, Wyatt Culler, Bryan Quay, Domenic A Santavicca and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "The effect of fuel staging on the structure and instability characteristics of swirl-stabilized flames in a lean premixed multi-nozzle can combustor", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 139, (12), pp. 121504
  • Randy Hessel, Zongyu Yue, Rolf Reitz, Mark Musculus and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Guidelines for interpreting soot luminosity imaging", SAE International Journal of Engines, 10, (3), pp. 1174-1192
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, Meghan Borz, Jun Han, Chandan Paul, Daniel Ruth, A Imren, Daniel C Haworth, Jonathan Martin, C Sun, Andre Boehman, Kevin Heffelfinger, Jian Li, Samuel McLaughlin, Richard Morton, Anders Karlsson and Arne Andersson, 2017, "Optimization of an advanced combustion strategy towards 55% BTE for the Volvo SuperTruck program", SAE International Journal of Engines, 10, (3), pp. 1217-1227
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Disturbance field decomposition in a transversely forced swirl flow and flame", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 33, (3), pp. 764-775
  • Michael Leonetti, Stephen Lynch and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Combustor dilution hole placement and its effect on the turbine inlet flowfield", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 33, (3), pp. 750-763
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, M Musculus and L Pickett, 2016, "Effect of post injections on mixture preparation and unburned hydrocarbon emissions in a heavy-duty diesel engine", Combustion and Flame, 170, pp. 111-123
  • R Hessel, Z Yue, R Reitz, M Musculus and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2015, "Applying advanced CFD analysis tools to study differences between start-of-main and start-of-post injection flow, temperature and chemistry fields due to combustion of main-injected fuel", SAE International Journal of Engines, 8, (5), pp. 2159-2176
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, Vishal Acharya and Timothy Lieuwen, 2015, "Transverse combustion instabilities: Acoustic, fluid mechanic, and flame processes", Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 49, pp. 1-39
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, 2015, "Visualization of shear layer dynamics in a transversely forced flow and flame", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 31, (4), pp. 1127-1136
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and M Musculus, 2014, "Effect of load on close-coupled post-injection efficacy for soot reduction in an optical, heavy-duty diesel research engine", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 136, (10), pp. 101508
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and M Musculus, 2014, "In-cylinder mechanisms of soot reduction by close-coupled post-injections as revealed by imaging of soot luminosity and planar laser-induced soot incandescence in a heavy-duty diesel engine", SAE International Journal of Engines, 7, (2), pp. 673-693
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, Mark Musculus, , , , , , and , , 2014, "Effects of exhaust gas recirculation and load on soot in a heavy-duty optical diesel engine with close-coupled post injections for high-efficiency combustion phasing", International Journal of Engine Research, 15, (4), pp. 421-443
  • Randy Hessel, R. Reitz, M. Musculus, Jacqueline O'Connor and D. Flowers, 2014, "A CFD study of post injection influences on soot formation and oxidation under diesel-like operating conditions", SAE International Journal of Engines, 7, (2), pp. 694-713
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Mark Musculus, 2013, "Optical investigation of the reduction of unburned hydrocarbons using close-coupled post injections at LTC conditions in a heavy-duty diesel engine", SAE International Journal of Engines, 6, (1), pp. 379-399
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Mark Musculus, 2013, "Post injections for soot reduction in diesel engines: A review of current understanding", SAE International Journal of Engines, 6, (1), pp. 400-421
  • Benjamin Emerson, Jacqueline O'Connor, Matthew Juniper and Timothy Lieuwen, 2012, "Density ratio effects on reacting bluff body flow field characteristics", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 706, pp. 219-250
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Timothy Lieuwen, 2012, "Further characterization of the disturbance field in a transversely excited swirl-stabilized flame", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 134, (1), pp. 011501
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Timothy Lieuwen, 2012, "Recirculation of zone dynamics of a transversely excited swirl flow and flame", Physics of Fluids, 24, (7), pp. 075107
  • Jordan Blimbaum, M. Zanchetta, T. Akin, V. Acharya, Jacqueline O'Connor, D. R. Noble and T. Lieuwen, 2012, "Transverse to longitudinal acoustic coupling processes in annular combustion chambers", Journal of Spray and Combustion Dynamics, 4, (4), pp. 275-298
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and T. Lieuwen, 2011, "Disturbance field characteristics of a transversely excited burner", Combustion Science and Technology, 183, (5), pp. 427-443
  • Q. Zhang, S. J. Shanbhogue, T. Shreekrishna, T. Lieuwen and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2011, "Strain characteristics near the flame attachment point in a swirling flow", Combustion Science and Technology, 183, (7), pp. 665-685
  • Ankit Tyagi, Isaac Boxx, Stephen Peluso and Jacqueline O'Connor, , "The role of flow interaction in flame-flame interaction events in a dual burner experiment", Proceedings of the Combustion Institute
  • Anand Makwana, Abhishek Jain, Milton Linevsky, Suresh S Iyer, Robert J Santoro, Thomas Litzinger, Yuan Xuan and Jacqueline O'Connor, , "Experimental and numerical investigation of effects of premixing on soot processes in iso-octane co-flow flames", Proceedings of the Combustion Institute

Conference Proceedings

  • Wyatt Culler, Xiaoling Chen, Stephen Peluso, Domenic A Santavicca, Jacqueline O'Connor and David Noble, 2018, "Comparison of center nozzle staging to outer nozzle staging in a multi-nozzle combustor", ASME Turbo Expo
  • Xiaoling Chen, Wyatt Culler, Stephen Peluso, Domenic A Santavicca and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2018, "Comparison of transient instability behavior in single-nozzle and multi-nozzle combustors", ASME Turbo Expo
  • Olivia Sekulich, Wyatt Culler and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2018, "The effect of non-axisymmetric fuel staging on flame structure in a multiple-nozzle model turbine combustor"
  • Ankit Tyagi, Isaac Boxx, Ryan Shupp, Stephen Peluso and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2018, "Topology of local flame-flame interaction events in turbulent flames"
  • Ryan Shupp, Ankit Tyagi, Isaac Boxx, Stephen Peluso and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2018, "The effects of piloting on turbulent flame structure"
  • Anand Makwana, Suresh Iyer, Milton Linevsky, Robert J Santoro, Thomas Litzinger and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2018, "Effects of hydrogen addition on the structure of n-dodecane laminar, co-flow flame"
  • Xiaoling Chen, Wyatt Culler, Stephen Peluso, Domenic A Santavicca and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2018, "Effects of the equivalence ratio transient durations on self-excited combustion instability time scales in a single nozzle combustor"
  • Sean Clees, Jacques Lewalle, Mark Frederick and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2018, "Vortex core dynamics in a swirling jet near vortex breakdown", AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • Tyler Dare, Zachary Berger, Michael Meehan and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2018, "Cluster-based reduced-order modeling to capture intermittent dynamics of interacting wakes", AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • Ankit Tyagi, Isaac Boxx, Ryan Shupp, Stephen Peluso and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2018, "Structure of flames in flame interaction zones", AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • Janith Samarasinghe, Wyatt Culler, Bryan Quay, Domenic A Santavicca and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "The effect of fuel staging on the structure and instability characteristics of swirl-stabilized flames in a lean premixed multi-nozzle can combustor", ASME Turbo Expo
  • Wyatt Culler, Janith Samarasinghe, Bryan Quay, Domenic A Santavicca and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "The effect of transient fuel staging on self-excited instabilities in a model gas turbine combustor", ASME Turbo Expo
  • Mark Frederick, Kiran Manoharan, Joshua Dudash, Brian Brubaker, Santosh Hemchandra and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Impact of PVC dynamics on shear layer response in a swirling jet", ASME Turbo Expo
  • Anandkumar Makwana, Milton Linevsky, Suresh S Iyer, Robert J Santoro, Thomas Litzinger and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Effets of fuel volatility on emissions in a jet flame and a model gas turbine combustor", ASME Turbo Expo
  • Randy Hessel, Zongyu Yue, Rolf Reitz, Mark Musculus and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Guidelines for interpreting soot luminosity imaging", SAE Congress
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, Meghan Borz, Jun Han, Chandan Paul, Daniel Ruth, A Imren, Daniel C Haworth, Jonathan Martin, C Sun, Andre Boehman, Kevin Heffelfinger, Jian Li, Samuel McLaughlin, Richard Morton, Anders Karlsson and Arne Andersson, 2017, "Optimization of an advanced combustion strategy towards 55% BTE for the Volvo SuperTruck program", SAE Congress
  • Daniel Ruth and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2017, "Development and verification of reduced-order model for diesel spray penetration and spreading during wall impingement", SAE Congress
  • B Mathews, S Hansford and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2016, "Impact of swirling flow structure on vorticity fluctuation mechanisms", ASME Turbo Expo
  • Anandkumar Makwana, Abhishek Jain, Milton Linevsky, Suresh S Iyer, Robert J Santoro, Thomas Litzinger, Yuan Xuan and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2016, "Effects of fuel structure on soot precursors in a laminar co-flow flame", Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute
  • M Borz, Y Kim and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2016, "The effect of injection timing and duration on jet penetration and mixing in multiple injection schedules", SAE Congress
  • W Culler, A Tyagi, P Venkateswararn and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2016, "Comparison of three interacting V-flames to a single bluff body flame at two Reynolds numbers", AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • S. Hansford, K. Manoharan, S. Hemchandra and J. O'Connor, 2015, "Impact of flow non-axisymmetry on swirling flow dynamics and receptivity to acoustics", ASME Turbo Expo
  • Kiran Manoharan, Samuel Hansford, Jacqueline O'Connor and Santosh Hemchandra, 2015, "Instability mechanism in a swirl flow combustor: Precession of vortex core and influence of density gradient", ASME Turbo Expo
  • A Makwana, Y Wang, M Linevsky, S Iyer, R Santoro, T Litzinger and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2015, "Capturing soot formation with the use of iso-octane as a surrogate for Fischer-Tropsch fuel", 9th U.S. National Meeting of the Combustion Institute
  • W Culler, J Crane, J Samarasinghe, M Meehan and Jacqueline O'Connor, 2015, "Effect of flame spacing and flow velocity on the dynamics of three interacting V-flames", 9th U.S. National Meeting of the Combustion Institute
  • R Hessel, R Reitz, M Musculus, Jacqueline O'Connor and D Flowers, 2014, "A CFD study of post injection influences on soot formation and oxidation under diesel-like operating conditions", SAE Congress
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and M Musculus, 2014, "In-cylinder mechanisms of soot reduction by close-coupled post-injections as revealed by imaging of soot luminosity and planar laser-induced soot incandescence in a heavy-duty diesel engine", SAE Congress
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, 2014, "Effect of excitation amplitude on disturbance field of a transversely forced swirl flow and flame", AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • Benjamin Emerson, Julia Lundrigan, Jacqueline O'Connor, David Noble and Timothy Lieuwen, 2013, "Frequency locking and vortex dynamics of an acoustically excited bluff body stabilized flame", AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Mark Musculus, 2013, "Optical investigation of multiple injections for unburned hydrocarbon emissions reduction with low-temperature combustion in a heavy-duty diesel engine", 8th U.S. National Meeting of the Combustion Institute
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Vishal Acharya, 2013, "Development of a flame transfer function framework for transversely forced flames", ASME Turbo Expo
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Mark Musculus, 2013, "Effect of load on close-coupled post-injection efficacy for soot reduction in an optical, heavy-duty diesel research engine", ASME Internal Combustion Engine Fall Technical Conference
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, Nicholas Worth and James Dawson, 2013, "Flame and flow dynamics of a self-excited, standing wave circumferential instability in a model annular gas turbine combustor", ASME Turbo Expo
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Mark Musculus, 2013, "Optical investigation of the reduction of UHC emissions using close-coupled post injections at LTC conditions in a heavy-duty diesel engine", SAE Congress
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Mark Musculus, 2013, "Post injections for soot reduction in diesel engines: A review of current understanding", SAE Congress
  • Jordan Blimbaum, M. Zanchetta, T. Akin, V. Achayra, Jacqueline O'Connor, D. Noble and T. Lieuwen, 2012, "Transverse to longitudinal acoustic coupling processes in transversely excited flames", Technical Meeting of the Central States Section of the Combustion Institute
  • Jacqueline O'Connor and Timothy Lieuwen, 2012, "Influence of transverse acoustic modal structure on the forced response of a swirling nozzle flow", ASME Turbo Expo
  • Michael Malanoski, M. Aguilar, Jacqueline O'Connor, D. Noble and T. Lieuwen, 2012, "Vortex breakdown dynamics in a transversely forced swirl flame", ASME Turbo Expo
  • Benjamin Emerson, J. Lundrigan, Jacqueline O'Connor, D. Noble and T. Lieuwen, 2011, "Dependence of the bluff body wake structure on flame temperature ratio", AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, Colin Vanatta, Jared Mannino, Timothy Lieuwen, , , , and , , 2011, "Mechanisms for flame response in a transversely forced flame", 7th U.S. National Meeting of the Combustion Institute
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, Michael Kolb, Timothy Lieuwen, , , , , and , , 2011, "Visualization of shear layer dynamics in a transversely excited, annular premixing nozzle", AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • Benjamin Emerson, J. Lundrigan, Jacqueline O'Connor, D. Noble and T. Lieuwen, 2011, "Convective and absolute instabilities in reacting bluff body wakes", ASME Turbo Expo
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, T. Lieuwen, , , , , , and , , 2011, "Further characterization of the disturbance field in a transversely excited swirl-stabilized flame", ASME Turbo Expo
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, S. Natarajan, M. Malanoski, D. Noble, T. Lieuwen, , , and , , 2010, "Response of an annular burner to transverse acoustic excitation", AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
  • Jacqueline O'Connor, S. Natarajan, M. Malanoski, T. Lieuwen, , , , and , , 2010, "Disturbance field characteristics of a transversely excited swirl flame", ASME Turbo Expo

Research Projects

  • June 2018 - May 2023, "CAREER: Impact of Turbulence on Mechanisms of Combustion Instability," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • August 2017 - July 2020, "A Fundamental Framework for the Robust Multivariable Stabilization of Gas Turbine Combustion Instability," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • October 2015 - September 2019, "Understanding Transient Combustion Phenomena in Low-NOx Gas Turbines," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • December 2015 - November 2018, "YIP: Structure and Dynamics of Highly Turbulent, Interacting Flames," (Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research).
  • December 2017 - May 2018, "Support for Student Travel for the Spring 2018 Technical Meeting of the Eastern State Section of the Combustion Institute," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • March 2017 - August 2018, "Workshop: Building a sustainable combustion research community," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • June 2016 - July 2017, "Accurate prediction of soot emissions and morphology in turbulent, fuel-flexible combustors," (Sponsor: Penn State Institute of Energy and the Environment).
  • October 2015 - May 2016, "Combustor Liner Heat Transfer Experiments," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • January 2014 - December 2016, "Sponsored Research Fellowship - Advanced Injection Strategies for In-Cylinder Emissions Reduction," (Sponsor: Volvo).
  • July 2015 - June 2016, "Volvo Energy Efficient Vehicle Program," (Sponsor: Volvo Group).
  • July 2014 - June 2015, "Amendment for Volvo Energy Efficient Vehicle Program," (Sponsor: Volvo Group).
  • January 2015 - June 2015, "Characterizing Turbine Inlet Boundary Conditions," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • January 2014 - December 2014, "Characterizing turbine inlet conditions," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • September 2014 - December 2014, "High-Speed Laser-Induced Fluorescence for High-Fidelity Flow and Flame Measurements," (Sponsor: Penn State College of Engineering/Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering).
  •   -  , "Creating a Hardware-in-the-Loop Engine Testing Capability through the Innovative Modification of a Chassis Dynamometer," (Sponsor: Penn State College of Engineering).

Honors and Awards

  • NSF Graduate Research Program Fellowship - received by students in O'Connor group, National Science Foundation, May 2018
  • Dilip R. Ballal Early Career Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, International Gas Turbine Institute, June 2018
  • Excellence in Honors Advising Award, Schreyer Honors College, October 2017 - October 2017
  • Erickson Discovery Grant - received by students in O'Connor group, Penn State University, May 2015 - August 2017
  • Irvin Glassman Young Investigator Award and Lecturer, Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, March 2016 - March 2016
  • SAE John Johnson Award for Outstanding Research in Diesel Engines, Society of Automotive Engineers, April 2015
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers Internal Combustion Engine Division 2013 Best Paper Award, Penn State University, October 2014
  • Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) - received by students in O'Connor group, Penn State College of Engineering, May 2014 - August 2014
  • SAE Engineering Meetings Board Outstanding Oral Presentation, Society of Automotive Engineers, April 2013
  • ARCS Scholar Award, Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Advancing Science in America (ARCS), November 2010
  • IGTI Young Engineer Travel Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, June 2010
  • AIAA Wilbur and Orville Wright Graduate Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, January 2010
  • Zonta International Amelia Earhart Scholarship, Zonta International, September 2010
  • ARCS Scholar Award, Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation, Advancing Science in America (ARCS), November 2009
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, National Science Foundation, August 2006
  • Georgia Institute of Technology Graduate Presidential Fellowship, Georgia Institute of Technology, September 2006
  • Georgia Institute of Technology Amelio Fellowship, Georgia Institute of Technology, September 2006

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Work, Member, Mentoring Committee, August 2018
  • Other, Panelist, New Faculty Orientation Panelist, Leonhard Center, August 2017
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Organizer, Session Organizer, Energy Days, March 2017
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, ME300 Caucus, August 2016
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, Schreyer Honors Advisor, Schreyer Honors Advising, August 2016
  • Committee Work, Organizer, Graduate Candidacy Exams - Thermodynamics Exam, August 2015
  • Committee Work, Advisor, Schreyer Honors Advisor, Schreyer Honors Advising, August 2015
  • Committee Work, Contributor, Energy University - Combustion Science and Turbine Technology Survey, November 2015 - December 2015
  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Other, Speaker/Host, Speaker/host for PSU Women in STEM Mixer, March 2014 - March 2014
  • Committee Work, Member, MNE Faculty Search Committee - Thermal Systems, August 2014 - May 2015
  • Committee Work, Member, Graduate Candidacy Exams - Thermodynamics Exam, January 2014
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Other, Speaker, "It's All about ME", Engineering Ambassadors, December 2013
  • Committee Work, Member, College of Engineering Strategic Planning Working Group, October 2013 - November 2013
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Member, Recruiting Committee, August 2013 - January 2014
  • Committee Work, Member, ME300 Caucus, August 2013

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Vanguard Chair, ASME International Gas Turbine Institute, Combustion, Fuels and Emissions, August 2018
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Board Member, Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, March 2018
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Secretary, Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, August 2018
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Committee Member, ASME Nominating Committee, May 2017 - June 2018
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Member, US Sections of the Combustion Institute Board, Early Career and Diversity Committee, April 2017
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, June 2017 - January 2018
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Chairperson, Colloquium Co-Chair, International Symposium on Combustion, Gas Turbines and Rockets, November 2017
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, ASME Turbo Expo, September 2017 - June 2018
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Committee Member, Early Career Advisory Committee, Combustion Institute, July 2017
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Committee Member, Combustion Institute Summer School Committee, Combustion Institute, March 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Organizer, Conference Co-Organizer, Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, July 2016 - March 2018
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, June 2016 - January 2017
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, ASME Turbo Expo, September 2016 - June 2017
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, ASME Turbo Expo, September 2015 - June 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Session Organizer, SAE Congress, August 2015 - April 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, June 2015 - January 2016
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Member, Early Career Engineer Committee, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, August 2015 - March 2017
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Reviewer, Fellowship Application Evaluation, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Awards Subcommittee, July 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, ASME Turbo Expo, August 2014 - June 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Session Organizer, SAE Congress, August 2014 - April 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, June 2014 - January 2015
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Member, ASME International Gas Turbine Institute, Combustion, Fuels and Emissions Committee, June 2014
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Propellants and Combustion Technical Committee, July 2013
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Session Organizer, SAE Congress, August 2013 - April 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, ASME Turbo Expo, August 2013 - June 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, June 2013 - January 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Session Co-Chair, ASME Turbo Expo, August 2012 - June 2013
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Session Organizer, SAE Congress, August 2012 - April 2013
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Session Co-Chair, ASME Turbo Expo, August 2011 - June 2012
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, January 2011 - January 2011
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, Session Co-Chair, ASME Turbo Expo, August 2010 - June 2011
  • Service to Business and Industry, Consultant, Technical consultant, Center for Acoustics and Vibration, Babcock and Wilcox, August 2018
  • Service to Business and Industry, Consultant, Technical consultant, Center for Acoustics and Vibration, Babcock and Wilcox, July 2017
 


 

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