Julian Francis Abele Distinguished Professor
Research Interests: Unsteady aerodynamics, structural dynamics, and aeroelasticity of turbomachinery and aerospace vehicles. Novel approaches to modelling complex physical phenomena using computational fluid dynamics. Optimization and sensitivity analysis. Optimal aerodynamics of flight vehicles and animal propulsion.
Appointments and Affiliations
- Julian Francis Abele Distinguished Professor
- Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
- Office Location: 184 Hudson Eng Ctr, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708
- Office Phone: (919) 660-5328
- Email Address: email@example.com
- S.B. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981
- Sc.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983
- Sc.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987
Research InterestsUnsteady aerodynamics, structural dynamics, and aeroelasticity of turbomachinery and aerospace vehicles. Novel approaches to modeling complex physical phenomena using computational fluid dynamics. Optimization and sensitivity analysis. Fluid dynamics of animal propulsion.
Awards, Honors, and Distinctions
- Member. National Academy of Engineering. 2020
- Fellow. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. 2011
- Fellow. American Society of Mechanical Engineers. 2000
- ME 472: Aircraft Performance
- ME 592: Research Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering or Material Science
- ME 671: Advanced Aerodynamics
- ME 672: Unsteady Aerodynamics
- MENG 550: Master of Engineering Internship/Project
- MENG 551: Master of Engineering Internship/Project Assessment
- MENG 552: Master of Engineering Supplemental Internship
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- Hollenbach, R., R. Kielb, and K. Hall. “A Fluid-Structure Interaction Tool Using a Van der Pol-Based Reduced-Order Model for Buffet and Nonsynchronous Vibrations.” Journal of Turbomachinery 145, no. 1 (January 1, 2023). https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4055447.
- Hollenbach, R., R. Kielb, and K. Hall. “Extending a Van Der Pol-Based Reduced-Order Model for Fluid-Structure Interaction Applied to Non-Synchronous Vibrations in Turbomachinery.” Journal of Turbomachinery 144, no. 3 (March 1, 2022). https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4052405.
- Dowell, E. H., and K. Hall. “Modeling of Fluid-Structure Interaction.” In Solid Mechanics and Its Applications, 264:439–78, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-74236-2_9.
- Hall, K. “Modern Analysis for Complex and Nonlinear Unsteady Flows in Turbomachinery.” In Solid Mechanics and Its Applications, 264:591–616, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-74236-2_13.
- Hollenbach, R., R. Kielb, and K. Hall. “Unsteady Pressure Analysis of an Oscillating Cylinder Exhibiting Non-Synchronous Vibrations.” In Aiaa Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, Aiaa Scitech Forum 2022, 2022. https://doi.org/10.2514/6.2022-0561.