Computational Thermophysics and Fluids Laboratory


Last updated in December 2020

Invited Talks

  1. Understanding the Oxidation of Ablative Heat Shields, Thermal Protection Systems Branch, NASA Ames Research Center, California, November 15, 2017.
  2. A Novel Approach for High-Fidelity Simulations: from Hypersonics to Carbon Capture, MDRCBB Seminar, University of Minnesota, April 2015.

Technical Presentations (excluding AIAA conference presentations)

  1. Dynamics of Carbon Oxidation at High Temperatures, 9th Ablation Workshop, Bozeman, MT, USA, August 2017.
  2. Finite-Rate Oxidation Model for Carbon Surfaces, 8th Ablation Workshop, Tucson, AZ, USA, October 2016.
  3. Molecular Simulations of Surface Ablation through Real Microstructures, 7th Ablation Workshop, Tullahoma, TN, USA, October 2015.
  4. Microscale Resolved Simulations of Real Microstructures using DSMC, DSMC Conference 2013, Santa Fe, NM, September 2013.

Poster Presentations

  1. Dynamics of FiberForm Oxidation, 15th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW-15), Boulder, CO, June 2018.
  2. Simulations of a Gas Concentrator for Mass Spectrometry of Tenuous Atmospheres, 15th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW-15), Boulder, CO, June 2018.
  3. Scattering Dynamics of Oxygen Atoms from a Three-Dimensional Carbon Composite, Gordon Research Conference (GRC): Dynamics at Surfaces, Newport, RI, August 2017.
  4. Comparison of Scattering Dynamics from Carbon Composites and Graphitic Carbon, Dynamics of Molecular Collisions, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 2017.
  5. Microstructure-Resolved Simulations of the Oxidation of Carbon Composites, 12th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW-12), Koln, Germany, June 2015.
  6. DSMC simulations of Carbon Composites: Atoms to Aircrafts, 10th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW-10), San Jose, CA, June 2013.
  7. Reactive Molecular Dynamics of the Oxidation of Highly Oriented Pyrolytic Graphite (HOPG), 5th Ablation Workshop, Lexington, KY, March 2012.