Luca Maddalena, Ph.D.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department

Research Interests:

  • Fundamental investigations of injection, mixing and combustion in high-speed flows and their application to hypersonic air-breathing propulsion
  • Hypersonic aerothermodynamics, thermal protection systems and efficient thermal management strategies for hypersonic vehicles

Funded Research Topic(s) & Sponsoring Agency:

  • Arc-Jet Flow Characterization (ONR)
  • National Hypersonic Facility for High-Temperature Materials Development (ONR-DARPA)

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