**Dissertations**

- Dragnea, H. C., "
**Development and Application of Multidimensional Computational Models for Hall Thrusters**", Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2018 [**PDF**B] - Neitzel, K.J., "
**Thermochemical Modeling of Nonequilibrium Oxygen Flows**", Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2017 [**PDF**3.6MB] - Cross, P., "
**Conjugate Analysis of Two-Dimensional Ablation and Pyrolysis in Rocket Nozzles**", Ph.D Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2017 [**PDF**10.3MB] - Hanquist, K.M., "
**Modeling of Electron Transpiration Cooling for Leading Edges of Hypersonic Vehicles**", Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2017 [**PDF**24.9MB] - Choi, M., "
**Improved Hall Thruster Plume Simulation by Including Magnetic Field Effects**", Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2016 [**PDF**23.7MB] - Hara, K., "
**Development of Grid-Based Direct Kinetic Method and Hybrid Kinetic-Continuum Modeling of Hall Thruster Discharge Plasmas**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2015. [**PDF**13.1MB] - Verhoff, A. M., "
**Numerical Simulation of Transitional, Hypersonic Flows using a Hybrid Particle-Continuum Method**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2015. [**PDF**B] - Smith, B. D., "
**A Numerical Study of Wall Erosion and Material Transport in Hall Thrusters**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2015. [**PDF**B] - Wiebenga, J. E., "
**High-Fidelity Material Response Modeling as Part of an Aerothermoelastic Framework for Hypersonic Flows**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2014. [**PDF**B] - Galitzine, C., "
**On the Accuracy and Efficiency of the Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Method**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2014. [**PDF**B] - Crow, A. J., "
**Computational Uncertainty Quantification of Thermal Radiation in Supersonic Combustion Chambers**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2013. [**PDF**7.3MB] - Anna, A., "
**Numerical Modeling of Surface Chemistry Processes for Hypersonic Entry Environments**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2013. [**PDF**8.5MB] - Irvine, A. G., "
**High Fidelity Radiative Thermal Transport Simulations of a Scramjet Propulsion System**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2013. [**PDF**35.5MB] - Giuliano, P. N., "
**Modeling Fundamental Plasma Transport and Particle-Induced Emission in a Simplified Test Cell**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2013. [**PDF**5.3MB] - Alkandry, H., "
**Aerodynamic Interactions of Propulsive Deceleration and Reaction Control System Jets on Mars-Entry Aeroshells**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2012. [**PDF**29.8MB] - Jun, E., "
**All-Particle Multiscale Computation of Hypersonic Rarefied Flow**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2012. [**PDF**15.8MB] - Deschenes, T.R., "
**Extension of a Modular Particle-Continuum Method for Nonequilibrium, Hypersonic Flows**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2011. [**PDF**7.7MB] - Huismann, T.D., "
**Improving Hall Thruster Plume Simulation through Refined Characterization of Near-field Plasma Properties**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2011. [**PDF**10.4MB] - Farbar, E., "
**Kinetic Simulation of Rarefied and Weakly Ionized Hypersonic Flow Fields**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2010. [**PDF**4.4MB] - Bisek, N., "
**Numerical Study of Plasma-Assisted Aerodynamic Control for Hypersonic Vehicles**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2010. [**PDF**29.6MB] - Holman, T.D., "
**Numerical Investigation of the Effects of Continuum Breakdown on Hypersonic Vehicle Surface Properties**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2010. [**PDF**12.1MB] - Kim, M., "
**Electromagnetic Manipulation of Plasma Layer for Re-Entry Blackout Mitigation**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2009. [**PDF**12.9MB] - Choi, Y., "
**Modeling an Anode Layer Hall Thruster and its Plume**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2008. [**PDF**1.3MB] - Lofthouse, A. J., "
**Nonequilibrium Hypersonic Aerothermodynamics Using the Direct Simulation Monte Carlo and Navier-Stokes Models**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2008. [**PDF**5.8MB] - Padilla, J., "
**Assessment of Gas-Surface Interaction Models for Computation of Rarefied Hypersonic Flows**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2008. [**PDF**3.5MB] - Yim, J., "
**Computational Modeling of Hall Thruster Channel Wall Erosion**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2008. [**PDF**1.6MB] - Boerner, J., "
**Computational Simulation of Faraday Probe Measurements**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2008. [**PDF**2.0MB] - Porwitzky, A., "
**An End-To-End Model of an Electrothermal Chemical Gun**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2008. [**PDF**3.6MB] - McNenly, M., "
**Toward the Improved Simulation of Microscale Gas Flow**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2007. [**PDF**3.6MB] - Scalabrin, L. C., "
**Numerical Simulation of Weakly Ionized Hypersonic Flow over Reentry Capsules**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2007. [**PDF**3.3MB] - Schwartzentruber, T. E., "
**A Modular Particle-Continuum Numerical Algorithm for Hypersonic Non-Equilibrium Flows**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2007. [**PDF**3.6MB] - Martin, M., "
**Measurement Technology for Micro-Scale Aerodynamics**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2007. [**PDF**2.7MB] - VanderWyst, A., "
**Field Emission Electric Propulsion Thruster Modeling and Simulation**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2006. [**PDF**4.4MB] - Burt, J. M., "
**Monte Carlo Simulations of Solid Rocket Exhaust Plumes at High Altitude**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2006. [**PDF**2.3MB] - Emhoff, J., "
**Simulation of Ion Optics Using Particle-In-Cell and Treecode Methods**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2005. [**PDF**4.1MB] - Koo, J., "
**Hybrid PIC-MCC Computational Modeling of Hall Thrusters**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2005. [**PDF**1.2MB] - Cai, C., "
**Theoretical and Numerical Studies of Plume Flows in Vacuum Chambers**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2005. [**PDF**9.1MB] - Wang, W., "
**A Hybrid Particle/Continuum Approach for Nonequilibrium Hypersonic Flows**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2004. [**PDF**3.5MB] - Sun, Q., "
**Information Preservation Methods for Modeling Micro-Scale Gas Flows**", PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2003. [**PDF**7.1MB] - Balakrishnan, J., "
**Numerical Investigation of the Physical Vapor Deposition of Titanium**", PhD Dissertation, Cornell University, 2001. [**PDF**4KB] - VanGilder, D., "
**Numerical Simulations of the Plumes of Electric Propulsion Thrusters**", PhD Dissertation, Cornell University, 2000. [**PDF**1.1MB] - George, J., "
**A Combined CFD-DSMC Method for Numerical Simulation of Nozzle Plume Flows**", PhD Dissertation, Cornell University, 2000. [**PDF**1.9MB] - Karipides, D. P., "
**Detailed Investigation of Spacecraft Glow**", PhD Dissertation, Cornell University, 1999. [**PDF**4KB] - Chen, G., "
**Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Modeling of Silicon Thin Film Deposition using Supersonic Beams**", PhD Dissertation, Cornell University, 1998. [**PDF**4KB] - Kannenberg, K., "
**Computational Methods for the Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Technique with Application to Plume Impingement**", PhD Dissertation, Cornell University, 1998. [**PDF**3.4MB]