M.Sc. Thesis Students in Our Research Programs



Nicholas Herwig Master of Science Candidate (continuing)

Inlet Lip Separation Avoidance in Ducted Fan Based VTOL UAV's


Stanley Kocon Master of Engineering Candidate (continuing)

Viscous Flow Predictions in Hydraulic Turbomachinery


Jason Town Master of Science/Doctoral Candidate (continuing)

HP Turbine Aerodynamic Improvements


ILker Oruc Master of Science/Doctoral Candidate (continuing)

VTOL/UAV Propulsion System Improvements


ILker Topcuoglu Master of Science/Doctoral Candidate (continuing)

HP Turbine Aerodynamic Improvements





Ozgur Gokce May 2009 M.Sc.

A 3D Computational Analysis of Horseshoe Vortex System



William Humber Dec. 2008 M.Eng.


Sergio Amaral Dec. 2007 M.Sc.

HP Turbine Cooling Channel Optimization


Harika Senem Kahveci Aug. 2003 M.Sc.

Implementation of A Stereoscopic PIV in Rotating Machinery Including Helicopter Rotor Flows


Keiji Tajiri Aug. 2003 M.Sc.

Implementation of a Stereoscopic Particle Image Velocimetry (3D PIV) at the Exit of an Axial Flow Turbine Rotor


Tomoyuki Tamura Aug. 2002 M.Sc.

Turbine Blade Tip Heat Transfer from Full Squealer and Partial Squealer Tip Configurations


J.P. Olynick Dec. 2000 M.Eng.

Tip De-sensitization in Axial Flow Turbines


Ganesh Iyer Aug. 1997 M.Eng.

Internal Cooling System Optimization of a Trailing Edge Cooling System


Todd Klaput Dec. 1996 M.Sc.

Control of Near Wall Flow on an Isolated Airfoil at High Angle of Attack Using Piezoelectric Surface Vibration Elements


Martin Mauldin Aug. 1996 M.Sc.

Thermophysical Properties of Liquid Crystal Substrates Used in Transient Experiments


Arnaud Bourel Aug. 1994 M.Sc.

Implementation of Modified Garabedian and McFadden Technique for Turbine Airfoil Design Improvements


Dean Rizzo Dec. 1994 M.Sc.

Modification of Endwall Heat Transfer on a Turbine Endwall Using Boundary Layer Fences


Christopher McLean May 1992 M.Sc.

Development of a Miniature Laser Doppler Velocimeter Based on a Solid State Laser


Ronald Drost Oct. 1989 M.Sc.

An Aerothermal Investigation of Secondary Flows in a 90 degree Turning Duct




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