NC State
Turbulent Shear Flow Laboratory

Faculty

 

Venkat Narayanaswamy

Associate Professor
vnaraya3@ncsu.edu
919-515-7544
Email: vnaraya3@ncsu.edu
CV

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Graduate Students

 

Aravind Ramachandran

Ph.D. Student
B.S. Anna University, India, 2012

Research topic: MILD combustion, turbulent flame stabilization

 

 

 

Joshua Pickes
Ph.D. Student
B.S. North Carolina State University, 2015
Research Topic: Shock boundary layer interactions for precision munitions

 

 

 

 

 

Morgan Funderburk
Ph. D. Student
B.S. North Carolina State University, 2015
Research Topic: Inlet unstart physics

 

 

 

 

Kevin Ley
Ph.D. Student
B.S. North Carolina State University, 2014
Research Topic: Plasma Assisted Ignition

 

 

 

 

Michael “Dean” Leonard
Ph.D. Student
B.S. North Carolina State University, 2016
Research Topic: Inlet Unstart Physics

 

 

Abinash Sahoo
Ph.D. Student
B.S. Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 2016
Research Topic: Laser Diagnostics

 

 

Vaibhav Varigonda
Ph.D. Student
B.S. Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 2018
Research Topic: Hypersonic Fluid Structure Interactions

 

 

 Alumni

Dr. Dominic Zelenak
Ph.D. dissertation: “An Investigation of the Krypton Laser-Induced Fluorescence Spectral Lineshape for Composition-Independent Thermometry Applied to Combustion Environments”, 2018
Current Employer: NASA Marshall Research Center