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. 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)
  3. 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
  4. Andrienko, D. and Boyd, I. D., "Rovibrational energy transfer and dissociation in O2-O collisions", J. Chem. Phys. 144, 104301 (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. 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
  2. Andrienko, D. and Boyd, I. D., "High Fidelity Modeling of Thermal Relaxation and Dissociation of Oxygen", AIAA Paper 2016-0736, June 2016
  3. Andrienko, D. and Boyd, I. D., "Simulation of O2-N Collisions on ab-initio Potential Energy Surfaces", AIAA Paper 2016-1249, June 2016
  4. Raisanen, A. L., Hara, K. and Boyd, I. D., "Comparing Two-Dimensional, Axisymmetric, Hybrid-Direct Kinetic and Hybrid-Particle-in-Cell Simulations of the Discharge Plasma in a Hall Thruster", AIAA Paper 2016-4620, July 2016
  5. Neitzel, K., Andrienko, D. and Boyd, I. D., "Thermochemical Nonequilibrium Modeling for Hypersonic Flows Containing Oxygen", AIAA Paper 2016-4023, June 2016