Postdoctoral Fellows

Amit Katoch, Ph.D.

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Laminar and turbulent burning velocity measurements, Flameless combustion, Deflagraton to detonation transitions, Spray formation at low flow rates, Chemical kinetics, Micro and meso scale combustion, Biofuels

Chaobo Yang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Laser Diagnostics, Raman/Rayleigh Scattering, CARS

Eshan Singh, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Fuel-Engine Interaction, Biofuels

Guoqing Wang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Hanfeng Jin, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, kinetic modeling, laser absorption spectroscopy, mass spectrometry

Harsh Goyal, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Engine combustion, Performance and emissions, Alternative fuels, Optical/laser diagnostics

Hassnain Abbas Khan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Heterogeneous Catalysis, Automotive exhaust After-treatments, Sustainable Energy with Low Carbon and Low Pollutant Emissions

Inna Gorbatenko, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Alternative fuels, Auto-Ignition, Engine Knock and Super-Knock, Advanced Engine Technologies, Gas-Phase Chemical Kinetics

Jianguo Du, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Experimental Combustion, Spray and droplet combustion

Jinwoo Son, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Electric field, flame propagation speed, electric body force

Jiyuan Fan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Karl Chatelain, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Experimental, Modeling, Detonation, Electronic Structure Calculations, Energetic Materials, Autoxidation, Chemical kinetics

Maria Luís Castela, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Minh Bau Luong, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS), Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI), Low Temperature Combustion (LTC), Internal Combustion Engine Simulation, Turbulence

Mohammad Khaled Shakfa, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Laser Diagnostics, Sensors, and optical spectroscopy

Mohammed AlAbbad, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: ​Combustion, Chemical kinetics, Laser Diagnostics, Feuls

Qinglong Tang, Ph.D.

​​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Laser Diagnostics, PLIF, PLII, combustion characteristics, Engine combustion

Ribhu Gautam, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Fast Pyrolysis, Kinetics, Biofuels, Biomass, Micro- and Macroalgae, Polymers

Shamjad Moosakutty, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: combustion chemistry, Aerosol physical, optical, and chemical properties, Atmospheric chemistry, Air pollution, Climate change, Evolution of organic aerosols, Volatile organic carbon

Srinath Somu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: ​Thermoacoustics, Gas Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Aerodynamics, Fluid Dynamics, Experimental Methods and Measurement Sciences

Taesung Kim, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: High pressure combustion, Flame dynamics, PLIF, PIV, CO2 dilution, ALLAM cycle

Tao Yu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Raman Scattering, Rayleigh scattering, high-speed imaging

Xiaoyuan-Zhang

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: FGMech development, real-fuel combustion, combustion reaction kinetics, ammonia

Xinlei Liu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral fellow

Research Interest: High fidelity simulation of reacting flows, Engine combustion modeling, Chemical kinetics mechanisms

Xuren Zhu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: ​Experimental study, Numerical simulation, gas turbine, vortex dynamic, buoyant flame, pressure gain, fuel flexibility

Yedhu Krishna, Ph.D.

​​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Optical diagnostics, High speed flows, Photonics, Laser applications, Sensors