People

Jean-Pierre Hickey

Assistant Professor (2016-present)

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EmailHickey_headshot:  jean-pierre.hickey@uwaterloo.ca
Phone: 519-888-4567 x 30452
Office: ERC 2003

Background
·Research Scientist, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Goettingen, Germany (2014-15)
·Postdoc, Center for Turbulence Research (CTR), Stanford University, Stanford, USA (2013-14)
·PhD, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Canada (2008-12)
·MSc, Darmstadt University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany (2005-07)
·BIng, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Canada (2000-04)


Joseph Mouallem

Postdoctoral Fellow (Jan 2019 – present)

Email: joseph.mouallem@uwaterloo.ca
Office: DC 2712
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Background
·PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, University of Sao PauloSao Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Mar 2015 – Nov 2018)
·MSc, Fluid Mechanics, Institut National des Sciences Appliquees de LyonLyon, France (Oct 2013 – Oct 2014)
·BSc, Mechanical Engineering, Lebanese University Faculty of Engineering II, Roumieh, Lebanon (Sep 2009 – Jul 2014)

Research Topic: Novel aerosolized nanothermite in-space propulsion technology


Amitvikram (Amit) Dutta

PhD Student (Summer 2017- present)
(co-supervised with Prof. Yarusevych)

Email: amitvikram.dutta@uwaterloo.ca

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amitvikram-dutta/

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Research Topic: Combined numerical and experimental analysis of confined jets


Hamid MohammadMirzaieDaryan

PhD student (Fall 2017 – Present)

Background

M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Thermal Sciences, University of Tehran, Iran (2015)

B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran (2012)

Research Topic: Aeroacoustics of reconnecting vortices


Chunhui Liu

MASc student (2018.1 – Present)
(co-supervised Prof. Wu)

Email: chunhui.liu@uwaterloo.ca

Background

M.Sc. Aerospace Engineering, Beihang University(BUAA) , China (2014.9-2017.7)

B.Sc. Aerospace Engineering, Beihang University(BUAA) , China (2009.9-2013.7)

Research Topic: Prediction of ship manoeuvring coefficients by numerical simulations


Francis Lacombe

PhD Student (2017-present)

Research Topic: Transitional flow prediction using Parabolized Stability Equation (PSE)


Mahboube Taftian

Master Student (Fall 2017 – Present)

Background
·B.Sc Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran (2011-2016).
·Mechanical Engineering Intern, , Kiruna Wagon, Sweden (2016-2017).
·Laboratory Assistant, Heat Transfer Lab, University of Tehran, Iran (2015-2016)
·Research Assistant, Renewable Energy Systems, University of Tehran, Iran (2014-2016).

Research Topic: Low-order thermal modelling in complex systems


Khaled Younes

Research Assistant (Summer 2017-present)

Background
·Analysis Lead, H2DronesWaterloo, Canada (2016-17)
·Undergraduate Research Assistant, Materials Laboratory, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada (2016)
·Lab Assistant, Fluid Mechanics Lab, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada (2014)
·Teaching Assistant, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada (2014)
·B.A Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada (2012-17)

Research Topic: Acoustic Disturbances in a Partially-Choked Compound, Compressible Nozzle


Nicholas Christopher

Masters student (Fall 2018-present)

Background
·Propulsion System Team Lead, Waterloo Rocketry Team, Waterloo, ON, Canada (September 2016 – Present)
·Fundamental Neutron Physics Intern, TRIUMF, Vancouver, BC, Canada (January 2016 – August 2016)
·Product Development Engineering Intern, Stackpole, Stratford, ON, Canada (May 2015 – August 2015)
·B.A Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada (2013-2018)

Research Topic: Numerical Modelling of Transpiration Cooling


Matthew Yao

Masters Student (Spring 2018-)06fa4b3

Background
·Student, Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada (2013 – 2018)
·Research Assistant, University of Regina, Canada (Summer 2014)
·Process and Product Development Engineer, R&D, EVRAZ Inc, Canada (Fall 2015)
·Forming and Joining Research Engineering Intern, Promatek Research Centre, Canada (Summer 2016)

Research Topic: Low-order Modelling of Cryogenic Diffusion Flames


Mark Epps

Masters Student (Fall 2018 – Present)

Email: jmrepps@edu.uwaterloo.ca

Background

  • B.A Sc Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada (2018)
  • Research Assistant, Natural Resources Canada-CANMETEnergy, Ottawa, Canada (Spring 2017)
  • Technical Services Engineering Co-op, ANSYS Canada Ltd, Waterloo, Canada (Winter and Fall 2016)

Research Topic: Modelling Combustion of Al/CuO nano-thermite pellets


Jeremy Chan-Hao Wang

Masters Student (Fall 2018 – Present)

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Background

· Chief Technology Officer, The Sky Guys (2016-present)
· Executive Director & Sr Engineering Designer, University of Toronto Aerospace Team (May 2015 – Apr 2017)
· Propulsion Research & Engineering Intern, German Aerospace Center (Summer 2015)
· Various engineering, leadership, and business roles, University of Toronto Aerospace Team (Sep 2013 – Apr 2015)
· BASc EngSci, Major in Aerospace Engineering, University of Toronto (2013-2018)

Research Topic: Development of a GPU-CPU CFD Solver for Turbulent High-Pressure Combusting Flows


Graduated

Sai Praneeth (MASc)

Sai Praneeth

Master Student (2016-2019)                                  

Background
·Project Assistant, National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), Bangalore, India (2015- 16)
·MITACS Research Intern, Turbulence and Energy lab, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada (2015)
·Undergraduate research fellow, Centre for Energy studies, LNMIIT, India (2014)
·B.tech, Pondicherry Engineering College, Pondicherry, India (2011-15)

Research Topic: Real Gas Effects on Compressible flows in Supercritical regime with Tabulated EOS

Past visiting researchers:

Prof. Jing-lei Xu

Visiting Professor from Beihang University (Aug 2017-Aug2018)
Research Interests: transitional modeling, RANS modelling

Prof. Krish Sinha

Visiting Professor from IIT Bombay (May 2018, 5 days)
Research Interests: Shock-turbulence interaction with heat transfer

Subhajit Roy

Visiting PhD student from IIT Bombay (July 2018, 30 days)
Research Interests: Shock-turbulence interaction with heat transfer

Fan Duosi

Fan Duosi – Visiting Graduate Researcher from Beihang University, China (Fall 2017 -Summer 2018)
Research Interests: Vortical and thermal layers in boundary layer flows

Antoine Bergeot

Antoine Bergeot – Visiting Researcher from ESPCI, France (May-Aug 2018 ) – Mitacs
Research Interests: PSE for acoustic noise prediction

Past Graduate Research Assistants:

Ryan Whitside

Research Assistant (2016-2017): Currently PhD student at the University of Queensland

Background
·Junior Research Officer, National Research Council Canada (NRC), Ottawa, Canada (2016)
·Research Assistant, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Stuttgart, Germany (2014-15)
·MSc, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany (2013-15)
·BASc, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Germany (2008-2013)

Research Topic: Shock-Boundary Layer Interaction for Hypersonic Vehicle Control Surfaces

Chao Yan

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Research Assistant (2016), currently PhD student at UOttawa

Background
·Research Assistant, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Braunschweig, Germany (2014-15)
·MSc, Technical University of Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany (2011-15)
·BASc, Jilin University Zhuhai Campus, Zhuhai, China (2007-11)

Research Topic: Aeroacoustic Coupling in Engine Test Cells

Past Undergraduate Research Assistants:

Omar Kamal

Omar Kamal

Undergraduate Research Intern (Winter 2017-Summer 2018), currently PhD at Caltech

Student, Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo (2013 – 2018)

Background
·Senior Analysis Student, Multimatic, Markham, Canada (May 2016 – August 2016)
·Structural/PW800 Service Engineering Intern, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Mississauga, Canada (September 2015 – December 2015)
·PW800 Service Engineering Intern, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Mississauga, Canada (January 2015 – April 2015)

Research Topic: Hypersonic Boundary Layer Transition and Turbulence

Tyko Everest Van Vliet

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter 2019)

Seping Sun

Zeping Sun

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Assistant (Summer 2018)

Background
·Research Assistant, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Lampoldshausen, Germany (2016)
·BASc Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (2014 – Present)

Research Topic:  Wall-Modelling Transcritical Flows with Heat Transfer

Imthiaz Syed

Imthiaz Syed

Accelerated Masters Student (Summer 2018 – Present) 

Student, Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo (2014 – Present)

Background

·Applications Engineering Intern, Clearpath Robotics Inc., Waterloo, Canada (September 2017 – December 2017)
·Automation Designer – Mechanical, ATS Automation Ltd., Cambridge, Canada (January 2017 – April 2017)
·Mechanical Designer, Prodomax Automation Ltd., Barrie, Canada (May 2016 – August 2016)
·Research Assistant , David Florida Laboratory, Canadian Space Agency (CSA – DFL), Canada (September 2015 – Dec 2015)
·Jr. Mechanical Engineer,  Magna Powertrain, Markham, Canada (January 2015 – April 2015)

Research Topic: Induction Heating Propulsion Systems for Aerospace Applications

Yuchen He

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Fall 2018)

Jason Elsted

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Fall 2018)

Jin Sia

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Summer 2018)

Isaac Boersma

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Summer 2017)

Eric Murphy-Zaremba

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Summer 2017)

Felicity Chan

Undergraduate Research Intern (Summer 2017)

James Azzalini

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Summer 2017)

Kianna Wan

Undergraduate Research Intern (Fall 2016-Winter 2017), currently at the Stanford Universityno_makeup

Student, Mathematical Physics, University of Waterloo (2013 – present)

Background

Research Topic: Hypersonic Boundary Layer Transition Modelling / Flamelet Modelling for Rocket Combustion

Daniel Kaufhold

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter 2017), Currently at Apple

Student, Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo (2012 – present)

Background

  • Technical Director / Aerodynamics Lead, Waterloo Formula Electric, Waterloo, Canada (September 2012 – present)
  • Thermal CFD Engineering Intern, Apple, Cupertino, United States (August 2016 – December 2016)
  • Product Design Intern, Apple, Cupertino, United States (January 2016 – April 2016)
  • Mechanism Design Intern, Multimatic, Markham, Canada (September 2014 – December 2014)
  • Mechanical Testing Intern, Multimatic, Markham, Canada (January 2014 – April 2014)

Research Topic: Ship Manoeuvrability Simulations / Transonic Grid Fin Simulations

Marshall Mykietyshyn

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter 2017)

Background
·Student, Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada (2015-present)

Research Topic:  Aeroacoustic Jet Emissions in a Test Cell

Tamim Faruk

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter 2017)

Student, Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo (2015 – present)

Background

  • Software Engineering Intern, Navi, Waterloo, Canada (August 2016 – December 2016)
  • Robotics Engineering Intern, Curiato, Waterloo, Canada (May 2016 – August 2016)

Research Topic: Aeroacoustic Coupling in Engine Test Cells

Robin Liu
Undergraduate Research Assistant (Fall 2016)

Background
·Student, Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada (2013-present)

Research Topic:  Shock wave-Turbulence Interaction

Xiao Niu
NSERC USRA student, University of Waterloo (summer 2016)XiaoNiu

Background
·Student, Aerospace Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Canada (2015-present)
· Engineering Intern, Bombardier Aerospace (Fall 2016)

Research Topic: One-Dimensional Turbulence (ODT) Modelling of Canonical Flows

Hilbert Li
Undergraduate Research Assistant (summer 2016)

Background
·Student, Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada (2014-present)

Research Topic:  High-Atmospheric Pollution Resulting from Space-Travel

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