Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.

                                                                                                                                            â€”Albert Einstein


  Ph.D. Students

John Solomon, Ph.D. 2011
Dissertation Title: "High-Bandwidth Unsteady Microactuators for Active Control of High-Speed Flows"
Currently an Adjunct Professor and Research Scientist at Florida State University

Vikas Kumar, Ph.D. 2008
Dissertation Title: "Separation Control In Adverse Pressure Gradients Using High-Speed Microjets"
Currently a Process Control Engineer for Bayer Technology Services

Isaac Choutapalli, Ph.D. 2007
Dissertation Title: "An Experimental Study of a Pulsed Jet Ejector"
Currently an Assistant Professor at University of Texas Pan American

Ning Zhuang, Ph.D. 2007
Dissertation Title: "Experimental Investigation of Supersonic Cavity Flow and Their Control"

Brent Greska, Ph.D. 2005
Dissertation Title: "Supersonic Jet Noise and its Reduction Using Microjet Injection"
Currently at Sustainable Energy Technologies

Huadong Lou, Ph.D. 2005
Dissertation Title: "Control of Supersonic Impinging Jets using Microjets"

Mehmet Alkislar, Ph.D. 2002
Dissertation Title: "Flow Field Measurements in a Screeching Rectangular Jet"
Currently working for Boeing

David Wishart, Ph.D. 1995
Dissertation Title: "The Structure of a Heated Supersonic Jet Operating at Design and Off-Design Conditions"
Currently an Engineer at Pratt and Whitney Rocketdyne

  M.S. Students

Chase Foster, M.S. 2011
Thesis Title: "Characterizing High Frequency Microscale Flows Using Optical Methods"
Currently an Engineer at Florida State University

Josh Hogue, M.S. 2011
Thesis Title: "Broadband Microjet Flow Control Using Piezoelectric Actuators"

Alex Wiley, M.S. 2010
Thesis Title: "Effects of Unsteady Actuation on Resonance-Dominated Impinging Jets"
Currently a Ph.D. Student at Arizonia State University

Sladana Lazic, M.S. 2008
Thesis Title: "Active Control of Hot, Supersonic Impinging Jets Using Microjets"
Currently at BMW Manufacturing

Fei Liu, M.S. 2008
Thesis Title: "Piezohydraulic Actuator Development For Active Microjet Flow Control"
Currently a Research Assistant at The City College of New York

Mike Sheehan, M.S. 2007
Thesis Title: "Supersonic Flow and its Control Over Highly Three-Dimensional Cavities"

Charney Davy, M.S. 2004
Thesis Title: "Surface Flow Measurement of Supersonic Impinging Jets"
Currently a Sr. Engineer at Becton, Dickinson, and Company

Vikram Siddavaram, M.S. 2002
Thesis Title: "The Effect of Microjet Injection of the Flow Characterstics of a Mach 0.9 Axisymmetric Jet"
Currently at the University of California Santa Barbra

Koustubh Phalnikar, M.S. 2001
Thesis Title: "An Experimental Study of Free and Impinging Supersonic Microjets"

Kartik Iyer, M.S. 1999
Thesis Title: "Experimental Investigation of Supersonic Impinging Jets in STOVL Configuration"
Currently a Sr. Reliability Engineer at Ryder System Inc.