Faculty

William L. Roberts, Ph.D.

Director of Clean Combustion Research Center | Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interest: Experimental Combustion, Propulsion, and Laser-Based Optical Diagnostics for Reacting Flows

Mani Sarathy, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Clean Combustion Research Center | ​​​​Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering

Research Interest: ​Comprehensive chemical kinetics, combustion cyberinfrastructure, reaction mechanism reduction, chemistry of multi-scale reacting flows

Bassam Dally, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interest: Aerodynamics, Heat Transfer Optimization, Applied Optics, computational fluid dynamics, Renewable Energy

Hong G. Im, Ph.D.

​​​​​Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interest: Combustion Modelling, High Fidelity Simulations, Internal Combustion Engines, Spray modelling

James Turner, Ph.D.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interest: Spark-ignition Engines, Pressure Charging, e-Fuels, Powertrain Concepts, Fuel Cells

Aamir Farooq, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interest: Fuels and combustion, Sensors

Deanna Lacoste, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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

Min Suk Cha, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering

Research Interest: ​Plasma assisted combustion, Fuel reforming, Plasma sources, Flame dynamics

Gaetano Magnotti, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interest: ​Combustion, Laser Diagnostics, Turbulence, Gas Turbines, Internal Combustion Engines

Xu Lu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Research Interest: electrochemistry, CO2 Conversion, Water Electrolysis, Reactor, In-situ characterization

Thibault Guiberti, Ph.D. - HDR

Assistant Research Professor

Research Interest: Reactive Flows, Turbulence, Hydrogen, ammonia, Optical diagnostics, Chemiluminescence

Suk Ho Chung, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Robert W. Dibble, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus