Joel P. Kuehner Associate Professor of Physics and Engineering, Department Head
Ph.D. from the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at University of Illinois - research interests include experimental gas dynamics and laser diagnostics.
Ongoing experiments involve the use of aero-optical techniques to measure density fluctuations, laser measurements of temperature, and particle image velocimetry measurements of wake flows.
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering - The Pennsylvania State University
Research interests include experimental gas dynamics and laser diagnostics.
“Experimental Investigation of the Free Convection Velocity Boundary Layer and Plume Formation Region for a Heated Horizontal Cylinder.” Joel P. Kuehner, Ali M. Hamed, and Jared D. Mitchell. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 82, 78-97 (2015).
"Velocity measurements in the free convection flow above a heated horizontal cylinder." Joel P. Kuehner, John R. Pflug, F. Andrew Tessier Jr., Ali M. Hamed, and Franco J. Moiso Marin. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 55, 4711-4723 (2012).
"Measurements of mean and fluctuating temperature in an underexpanded jet using electrostrictive laser-induced gratings." Joel P. Kuehner, F. Andrew Tessier Jr., Allan Kisoma, Jonathan G. Flittner, and Michael R. McErlean. Exp. Fluids, 48: 421-430 (2010).
"Nitric Oxide Concentration Measurements in Atmospheric Pressure Flames Using Electronic-Resonance-Enhanced Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering." Chai, N., Kulatilaka, W. D., Naik, S. V., Laurendeau, N. M., Lucht, R. P., Kuehner, J. P., Roy, S., Katta, V. R., and Gord, J. R. Applied Physics B – Lasers and Optics, 88(1), 141-150 (2007).
“Characteristics of a Central Bleed Jet in Supersonic Axisymmetric Base Flow.” Kuehner, J. P., Anderson, B. B., Flittner, J. G., and Dutton, J. C. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 44(2), 347-354 (2007).