Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics

Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics
AFIT Faculty: Capt Christopher L. Martin
CONTACT INFORMATION
Name: Capt Christopher L. Martin
Title: Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Commercial Phone: (937) 255-3636 (4403)
DSN Phone: 785-3636 (4403)
EDUCATION

 

BSE: Mechanical, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 2005; MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico, 2008; PhD, Aeronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2011.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

 Research interests include all aspects of Computational Fluid Dynamics with a particular interest in modeling thermophysical phenomena, especially those associated with hypersonics, nonequilibrium kinetics and radiation-gasdynamic interactions. Previous research has included the computational modeling of plasma-based aerodynamic actuators and radiation-dominated reentry flow fields.

EXPERTISE
  • COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS
COURSES

AERO 551-Numerical Methods of Computation Fluid Dynamics; AERO 652-Computational Fluid Dynamics; AERO 753-Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics

 

 

 

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