University of Illinois has been selected to part of a new FAA Center of
Excellence in new
alternative jet fuels and their impact on the environment.
press release click here (9/2013)
Tonghun Lee's research group has been awarded an Air Force STTR project
in collaboration with CU Aerospace to develop a simulation tool for
plasma enhanced combustion. Professors Greg Elliott and Marco Panesi are
Co-PIs on the project (9/2013)
3. University of
Illinois has been awarded a $16 million dollar center for
plasma-controlled combustion as part of the National Nuclear Security
Administration, Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program Phase II (NNSA
PSAAP II). Efforts will include development of
advanced exascale numerical simulations to understand the impact of plasmas on
flame ignition and stabilization.
press release click here (8/2013)
2. First test runs with
a new 50 kHz laser imaging system has successfully been completed in August at Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB).
Measurements of two dimensonal OH radical fields will begin in 2014. Effort is in collaboration with Dr. Campbell Carter of WPAFB. (8/2013)
1. Tonghun Lee's
research group finds new home at the University of Illinois at Urbana