Iain D. Boyd
James E. Knott Professor of Engineering

PHONE: (734)615-3281
FAX: (unsecured): (734)763-0578
E-MAIL: iainboyd@umich.edu
Personal Web Page: http://aerospace.engin.umich.edu/people/faculty/boyd/

Some Recent Publications:

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  1. Hanquist, K.M., Hara, K., and Boyd, I.D., "Detailed Model of Electron Emission for Transpiration Cooling of Hypersonic Vehicles", Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 121, No. 5, 2017
  2. Andrienko, D. and Boyd, I. D., "Rovibrational energy transfer and dissociation in O2-O collisions", J. Chem. Phys. 144, 104301 (2016)
  3. Ulusoy, Inga S., Andrienko, D., Boyd, I. D., and Rigoberto Hernandez, "Quantum and quasi-classical collisional dynamics of O2–Ar at high temperatures", J. Chem. Phys. 144, 234311 (2016)
  4. Hanquist, K.M., Alkandry, H., and Boyd, I.D., "Evaluation of Computational Modeling of Electron Transpiration Cooling at High Enthalpies", Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 2016
  5. Andrienko, D. and Boyd, I. D., "Investigation of oxygen vibrational relaxation by quasi-classical trajectory method", Vol 459, pp. 1-13, 2015, doi:10.1016/j.chemphys.2015.07.023


  1. Dragnea, H.C., Hara, K., and Boyd, I.D., "Development of a 2D Axisymmetric Electron Fluid Model in Hall Thrusters", AIAA Paper 2017-4632, July 2017
  2. Dragnea, H.C., Lopez Ortega, A., and Boyd, I.D., "Simulation of a Hall Effect Thruster with Krypton Propellant", AIAA Paper 2017-4633, July 2017
  3. Raisanen, A.L., Hara, K., and Boyd, I.D., "Assessment of a two-dimensional hybrid-direct kinetic simulation of a Hall thruster", AIAA Paper 2017-4727, July 2017
  4. Hanquist, K.M. and Boyd, I.D., "Computational Analysis of Electron Transpiration Cooling for Hypersonic Vehicles", 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA Paper 2017-0900, January 2017
  5. Andrienko, D. and Boyd, I. D., "High Fidelity Modeling of Thermal Relaxation and Dissociation of Oxygen", AIAA Paper 2016-0736, June 2016