Group Members

People

Visitors & Postdocs

Branden Kirchner

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Email kirchnr2@nospam62b69539457b8.illinois.edu
Title Postdoctoral Scholar (CEESD)
Department Aerospace Engineering
School University of Illinois Aerospace Engineering (B.S, Ph.D.)

Wooyoung Lee

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Email wylee@nospam62b69539461d0.illinois.edu
Title Postdoctoral Scholar
Department Mechanical Science & Engineering
School Hanyang University (B.S., M.S., Ph.D.)

Je-Ir Ryu

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Email jryu@nospam62b6953946bce.berkeley.edu
Title ARL-Central Postdoctoral Scholar
Department Mechanical Science & Engineering
School University of California Berkeley (Ph.D.)
Research UAS Center for Propulsion

People

Graduate Students

Richard Alonso

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Email ralonso3@nospam62b6953949958.illinois.edu
Title Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
Department Mechanical Science & Engineering
School University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (B.S.)

Weihao Cheng

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Department Mechanical Science & Engineering
School Rutgers (Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering)
Research UAS Propulsion Systems

Jeongan Choi

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Email jchoi154@nospam62b695394adaf.illinois.edu
Title Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
Department Mechanical science and engineering
Office MEB 221E
School Hangyang University (B.S. 13), KAIST (M.S. 15)
Research Laser Diagnostics & Mesoscale Array Combustion
Notes Korean International Fellowship Recipient

Mitchell D’Agostino

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Email md43@nospam62b695394ba73.illinois.edu
Title Research Assistant
Department Aerospace Engineering
School University at Buffalo (Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering)

Izzi Gessman

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Email gessman2@nospam62b695394c4cd.illinois.edu
Title Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
Department Mechanical Science & Engineering
School University of Vermont (B.S.)

Shruti Ghanekar

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Email ssg2@nospam62b695394cf5a.illinois.edu
Title Research Assistant (M.S./Ph.D.)
Department Mechanical Science & Engineering
School SRM University (B. Tech 16)
Research Fire Safety & Tunable Diode Laser Absorption Spectroscopy (TDLAS)

Nozomu Kato

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Email nozomuk2@nospam62b695394d967.illinois.edu
Title Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
Department Mechanical Science & Engineering
School Keio University (B.S., 2017), Notre Dame (M.S., 2020)
Research Hypersonic Propulsion

Keunsoo Kim

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Email keunsoo2@nospam62b695394e46f.illinois.edu
Title Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
Department Mechanical Science & Engineering
Office MEB 24
School KAIST (B.S. 12, M.S. 14)
Research Ignition of Alternative & Renewable Fuels
Notes Korean International Fellowship Recipient

Gyu Sub Lee

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Email glee14@nospam62b695394eeef.illinois.edu
Title Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
Department Aerospace Engineering
Office Talbot 302C
School University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (B.S. 15, M.S. 17)
Research Supersonic aero/gas dynamics, hypersonic propulsion
Notes co-advised with Professor Greg Elliott (Aero)

Brendan McGann

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Email bmcgann2@nospam62b695394f950.illinois.edu
Title Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
Department Mechanical Science & Engineering
Office MEB 221A
School Lehigh University (B.S. 13), Notre Dame (M.S. 15)
Research Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy, Ignition, Laser Ignition

Austen Motily

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Email amotily2@nospam62b6953950638.illinois.edu
Department Mechanical Science & Engineering
School University of Wyoming (B.S.)

Gloy Numkiatsakul

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Email phn4@nospam62b6953951061.illinois.edu
Title Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
Department Material Science & Engineering
School Penn State (B.S.)

Jihun Oh

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Email jihunoh2@nospam62b6953951bef.illinois.edu
Title Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
Department Mechanical Science & Engineering
School Seoul National University (B.S. 2020)

Alex Solecki

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Email solecki4@nospam62b6953952815.illinois.edu
Department Mechanical Science & Engineering
School Marquette University (B.S. in Mechanical Engineering)
Research Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuels

Paxton Wiersema

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Email pww2@nospam62b695395320e.illinois.edu
Title Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
Department Mechanical Science & Engineering
School University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (B.S.)

Tyler Wineger

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Email wineger2@nospam62b6953953b7a.illinois.edu
Title Research Assistant (Ph.D.)
Department Material Science & Engineering
School Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (B.S.)
Research Advanced materials for novel ignition system

Eric Wood

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Email ejwood2@nospam62b695395459c.illinois.edu
Title Research Assistant (M.S./Ph.D.)
Department Mechanical Science & Engineering
Office MEB 221E
School University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (B.S. 2017)
Research Combustion Flow Imaging

People

Undergraduate Students

Peter Sakkos

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Email psakkos2@nospam62b695395624e.illinois.edu
Title Undergraduate Research Assistant
Department Aerospace Engineering
Research Hypersonic Combustion