Professor of Aerospace Engineering
College of Engineering
Phone number(s): 
(814) 865-9871
Office Address: 
223 Hammond Building
PSIEE Research Theme: 
Smart Energy Systems
Research Summary: 

Heat transfer in air-breathing propulsion and power systems; analytical and experimental fluid dynamics; turbine aerodynamics; cooling schemes for gas turbines; finite element method for viscous flow and heat transfer; design of small gas turbines for UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) and RPV (Remotely Piloted Vehicle) applications.