UTIAS CFD and Propulsion Group

Former Postdoctoral Research Fellows and Graduate Students


Former Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Name

 

Research Area

Time Period

Dr. Lucian IVAN

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High-Order Finite-Volume Schemes on Cubed-Sphere Hexahedral Meshes

2013-2015 (co-supervised by Prof. De Sterck, University of Waterloo, currently Computatioanal Scientist, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Chalk River, Canada)

Dr. Marc CHAREST

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Multi-Scale Adaptive Modelling and Numerical Methods for Reactive Flows

2010-2012 (Computational Physicist, Los Alamos National Laboratories, Los Alamos, NM, U.S.A.)

Dr. Mario COMMODO

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Thermal Stability of Aviation Jet Fuels

2008-2010 (co-supervised by Prof. Gülder, currently Research Scientist, Universita di Napoli, Italy)

Dr. Manish JUGROOT

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Numerical Studies of Ion and Neutral Gas Transport Phenomena in Mass Spectrometer Systems

2001-2005 (currently Associate Professor, Royal Military College, Kingston, ON, Canada)

Dr. Marc RATZEL

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Numerical Investigation of Orthogonal Ion Extraction Interfaces for ICP MS

2002-2003 (currently Engineer, Altair Engineering, Troy, MI, U.S.A.)



Former Graduate Students

Name

 

Thesis

Degree

Luiz TOBALDINI NETO

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High-Order Finite Volume CENO scheme for Large Eddy Simulation of Premixed Flames

Ph.D., 2015 (currently CFD Engineer, Embraer, São Paulo, Brazil

Christopher LAM

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Application of Gaussian Moment Closures to Three-Dimensional Micro-Scale Flows

Ph.D., 2015

Boone TENSUDA

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Interpolative Hyperbolic Realizable Moment Closures for Non-Equilibrium Flows with Heat Transfer

M.A.Sc., 2015 (co-supervised by Prof. J. G. McDonald, University of Ottawa, currently Ph.D. student, UTIAS)

Roger ANTONY FRANCIS

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Investigation of Fuel Nozzle Technologies to Reduce Gas Turbine Emissions

M.A.Sc., 2015 (co-supervised by Prof. Sampath, currently Research Assistant, UTIAS)

Nikhil SHARMA

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Heat Transfer Analysis for Preliminary Design of Gas Turbine Combustion Chamber Liners

M.A.Sc. (co-supervised by Prof. Sampath, currently Research Assistant, UTIAS)

Adam O'BRIEN

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Numerical Simulation of Thermoacoustic Response of Laboratory Scale Premixed Multi-Slit Burner Flames

M.A.Sc., 2015 (co-supervised by Prof. Gülder, currently Ph.D. student, University of Toronto)

Nasim SHAHBAZIAN

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Subfilter Scale Combustion Modelling for Large Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Premixed Flames

Ph.D., 2015 (co-supervised by Prof. Gülder, currently CFD consultant, CD-Adapco, Seattle, U.S.A.)

Martin JUHAS

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Adaptive Mesh Refinement Based on a Posteriori Error Estimation

M.A.Sc., 2014

Vishal SINGH

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Numerical Investigation of Sooting Propensity of Ethanol at Elevated Pressures

M.A.Sc., 2014

Ali AFSHAR

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Evaluation of Liquid Fuel Spray Models for Hybrid RANS/LES and DLES Prediction of Turbulent Reactive Flows

M.A.Sc., 2014 (currently Engineer, Kepstrum Inc., Vaughan, Canada)

Weichao WANG

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Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Structure and Extinction Limits of Biofuels in Laminar Counterflow Diffusion Flames

M.A.Sc., 2014 (co-supervised by Prof. Gülder, currently Systems Engineer, Aviya Technologies Inc./Pratt & Whitney, Mississauga, ON, Canada)

Alamin AZIZ

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High-Order CENO Reconstruction Scheme For Three-Dimensional Unstructured Mesh

M.A.Sc., 2014

Scott NORTHRUP

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A Parallel Implicit Adaptive Mesh Refinement Algorithm for Predicting Unsteady Fully-Compressible Reactive Flows

Ph.D., 2014 (HPC Computational Science Specialist, SciNet, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada)

Michael WILLIAMSCHEN

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Parallel Anisotropic Block-Based Adaptive Mesh Refinement Algorithm for Three-Dimensional Flows

M.A.Sc., 2013 (currently Ph.D. student, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK)

Michael MARCHAND

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Multi-Dimensional Carbon Monoxide Emission Predictor for Preliminary Gas Turbine Combustor Design Optimization

M.A.Sc., 2013 (co-supervised by Prof. Sampath, currently Engineer, Bombardier Aerospace, Toronto, ON, Canada)

Hasnain LANEWALA

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Multi-Dimensional Nitric Oxide Emissions Predictor for Preliminary Gas Turbine Combustor Design Optimization

M.A.Sc., 2013 (co-supervised by Prof. Sampath, currently Systems Engineer, Aviya Technologies Inc./Pratt & Whitney, Mississauga, ON, Canada)

Shawn PRASAD

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Parallel Block-Based Adaptive Mesh Refinement Finite-Volume Scheme for Solution of the Three-Dimensional Favre-Averaged Navier Stokes Equations

M.A.Sc., 2013 (currently Engineer at C-FER Technologies Inc., Edmonton, AB, Canada)

Abhishek BARNWAL

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Combustion Properties of Biologically Sourced Alternative Fuels

M.A.Sc., 2012 (currently Data Scientist, Avanti, Los Angeles, U.S.A.)

Doreen FAN

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Evaluation of Maximum Entropy Moment Closure for Solution to Radiative Heat Transfer Equation

M.A.Sc., 2012 (co-supervised, Dr. F. Liu, NRC, currently Ph.D. student, University of Michigan, MI, U.S.A.)

Jason ZHENG

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Block-Based Adaptive Mesh Refinement Finite-Volume Schemes for Hybrid Multi-Block Meshes

M.A.Sc., 2012 (currently Product Developer, Litens Automotive Group, Toronto, ON, Canada)

Jeff NIJSSE

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Numerical Modelling of Staged Combustion Aft-Injected Hybrid Rocket Motors

M.A.Sc., 2012

Prabhakar REGMI

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A High-Order Finite-Volume Scheme for Large-Eddy Simulation of Premixed Flames on Multi-Block Cartesian Mesh

M.A.Sc., 2012 (currently Analytics Developer, Kinaxis, Ottawa, Canada)

Pradeep JHA

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Modelling Detailed-Chemistry Effects on Turbulent Diffusion Flames Using a Parallel Solution-Adaptive Scheme [PDF]

Ph.D., 2011 (currently Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Ottawa, Canada)

Jenmy ZHANG

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Parallel Anisotropic Block-Based Adaptive Mesh Refinement Finite-Volume Scheme

M.A.Sc., 2011 (currently Ph.D. student, UTIAS)

Francisco HERNÁNDEZ-PÉREZ

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Subfilter Scale Modelling for Large Eddy Simulation of Lean Hydrogen-Enriched Turbulent Premixed Combustion [PDF]

Ph.D., 2011 (co-supervised Prof. Gülder, currently Postdoctoral Research Fellow, KAUST)

Christopher LAM

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Application of the Gaussian Moment Closure to Three-Dimensional Micro-Scale Flows

M.A.Sc., 2011

Sintia BEJATOVIC

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Evaluation of Discrete Explicit Filtering for an Approximate Deconvolution Approach to LES

M.A.Sc., 2010 (co-supervised Prof. Gülder, currently CFD Developer at Maya HTT, Montreal, QC, Canada)

Sean McDONALD

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Development of a High-Order Finite-Volume Method for Unstructured Meshes

M.A.Sc., 2010 (currently Engineer, Shell Oil, Calgary, AB, Canada)

Samuel WONG

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A Parallel Adaptive-Mesh Method for Predicting Flows Through Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines

M.A.Sc., 2010 (currently Entrepreneur & Software Developer, Keypurr Technologies Inc and Humanity3 Inc., Toronto, ON, Canada)

Marc CHAREST

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Numerical Modelling of Sooting Laminar Diffusion Flames at Elevated Pressures and Microgravity [PDF]

Ph.D., 2010 (co-supervised Prof. Gülder, currently Computational Physicist, Los Alamos National Laboratories, Los Alamos, NM, U.S.A.)

James McDONALD

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Extended Fluid-Dynamic Modelling for Numerical Solution of Micro-Scale Flows [PDF]

Ph.D., 2010 (currently Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada)

Lucian IVAN

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Development of High-Order CENO Finite-Volume Schemes with Block-Based Adaptive Mesh Refinement [PDF]

Ph.D., 2010 (currently Computatioanal Scientist, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Chalk River, Canada)

Wen LIN

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Large-Eddy Simulation of Premixed Turbulent Combustion Using Flame Surface Density Approach [PDF]

Ph.D., 2010 (co-supervised Prof. Gülder)

Stephen GUZIK

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Accurate Residual-Distribution Schemes for Accelerated Parallel Architectures [PDF]

Ph.D., 2010 (currently Assistant Professor, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, U.S.A.)

Ramy RASHAD

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Development of a High-Order Finite-Volume Method for the Navier-Stokes Equations in Three Dimensions

M.A.Sc., 2009 (currently Ph.D. student, UTIAS)

Willem DECONINCK

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Design and Application of Discrete Explicit Filters for Large Eddy Simulation of Compressible Turbulent Flows

M.A.Sc., 2008 (currently Consultant, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMRWF), Reading, Berkshire, UK)

Xinfeng GAO

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A Parallel Solution-Adaptive Method for Turbulent Non-Premixed Combusting Flows [PDF]

Ph.D., 2008 (currently Assistant Professor, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, U.S.A.)

Alistair WOOD

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A Parallel Implicit AMR Scheme for Hypersonic Flows

M.A.Sc., 2008 (currently Advanced Aero Design Engineer, Bombardier Aerospace, Montreal, QC, Canada)

Kheredine BELHIMEUR

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On the Transition from Regular to Mach Reflection

M.A.Sc., 2007 (co-supervised Prof. Gottlieb, currently Engineer, Kinetrics, Toronto, ON, Canada)

Marc ROBIN

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Discrete Explicit Filtering for LES of Compressible Turbulent Flows

M.A.Sc., 2007 (currently at Acoustics, Noise, and Light Pollution Specialist, Golder Associates, Mississauga, ON, Canada)

Dagmara BISKUPSKA (MAKARSKI)

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Hypersonic Flow Solution Using High-Temperature Equation of State

M.A.Sc., 2007 (currently Business Management Consultant, SatiStar, Oakville, ON, Canada)

Jai SACHDEV

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Parallel Solution-Adaptive Method for Predicting Solid Propellant Rocket Motor Core Flows [PDF]

Ph.D., 2007 (co-supervised Prof. Gottlieb, currently Research Scientist, Combustion Research and Flow Technology, Pipersville, PA, U.S.A.)

James McDONALD

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Numerical Modelling of Micron-Scale Flows Using the Gaussian Moment Closure

M.A.Sc., 2005 (currently Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada)

Tomoki OHSAWA

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Development of an Extended Multi-Fluid Magnetohydrodynamic Model for Fully- and Paritally-Ionized Anisotropic Plasmas

M.A.Sc., 2005 (currently Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI, U.S.A.)

MingYao DING

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CFD Analysis of Off-Design Centrifugal Compressor Operation and Performance

M.A.Sc., 2005 (currently Senior Applications Engineer, ANSYS Inc., Sand Francicso, CA, U.S.A.)

Ken MIURA

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Development of an Extended Magnetohydrodynamic Model for Anisotropic Plasmas

M.A.Sc., 2004 (currently Ph. D. student, UTIAS)

Scott NORTHRUP

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A Parallel Adaptive Mesh Refinement Scheme for Predicting Laminar Diffusion Flames

M.A.Sc., 2004 (currently HPC Computational Science Specialist, SciNet, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada)

Eric LI

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A Parallel Multigrid Method for Predicting Compressible Flow in Turbomachinery

M.A.Sc., 2004 (currently Technical Coordinator, Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc. (RWDI), Guelph, ON, Canada)

Kalvin TSANG

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Parallel Implicit Newton-Krylov-Schwarz Method for Predicting Compressible Turbomachinery Flows

M.A.Sc., 2003 (currently Mechanical Engineer, Canadian Natural, Fort McMurray, AB, Canada)



Former Visiting Students

Name

 

Thesis Research

Degree

Matthias VAN HOVE

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Assessment and Development of Subfilter-Scale Models for Performing Large-Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Reactive Flows

Diploma 2011 (University of Stuttgart, Germany)

Sebastian SIKORA

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Discretization of the Diffusion Operator for High-Order Finite-Volume Methods

Diploma 2010 (University of Stuttgart, Germany)

Billy ARAÚJO

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Integrated Filling and Cooling Simulation of Injection Moulds

Ph.D. 2009 (co-supervision, University of Minho, Portugal)