Dr. Mark F. Reeder

 

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BS, Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1989; MS, Mechanical Engineering, z The Ohio State University, 1991; PhD, Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1994.  Prior to taking a position with AFIT, Dr. Reeder served as an NRC Research Associate at NASA Glenn and subsequently as the manager of R&D for a manufacturer of industrial mixing equipment.  Dr. Reeder’s research interests include all aspects of experimental fluid mechanics with an emphasis on applications involving wind tunnel testing, mixing enhancement for combustion, and micro air vehicles. He has co-authored articles published in a variety of journals including the Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Experiments in Fluids, The AIAA Journal of Aircraft, The AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, The AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Physics of Fluids, NASA Tech Briefs, and Chemical Engineering Progress.  He has four patents to his credit, is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio, and is a member of AIAA and ASME.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:     

 Air Force Institute of Technology, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

      Assistant Professor, September, 2002 – September 2008

      Associate Professor, September 2008 – September 2014

      Professor, September 2014 - present

Prior Experience and Education         ·

Chemineer, Incorporated (Dayton, OH)

     Principal Research Engineer/ Manager of Research and Development (1996 – 2002)

National Research Council Research Associate, Optical Measurement Systems Branch, NASA Glenn (1995 - 1996)

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1994

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1991

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1989

Notable Achievements and Awards

AIAA Associate Fellow

Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Licensed Professional Engineer (State of Ohio)

Elected to the Academy of Distinguished Alumni, WVU Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Three US patents several dozen refereed journal articles

Selected Recent Publications

Seney, S.D., Huffman, R.E., Bailey, W., Liu, D., Reeder, M.F., and Stults, J.  "Improving Performance of a Sliding Dielectric Barrier Discharge Actuator Using Multiple Potentials", AIAA Journal, Vol. 54 (10), October 2016, pp. 3316-3319.

Merrick, J. & Reeder, M.F., “Sphere Release from a Rectangular Cavity at Mach 2.22 Freestream Conditions,” AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 53, No. 3, May-June 2016, pp. 822-829.

Cleaver, T.A., Gutman, A.J., Martin, C.L., Reeder, M.F. & Hill, R.R., “Using design of experiments methods for applied computational fluid dynamics: A case study,” Quality Engineering, Vol. 28 (3), May 2016, pp. 280-292.

Rutledge, J.L., Francis, S.A., Reeder, M.F., Petrosky, J.C., Babis, B.W., and Tryon, T.A., “Improved Method of Investigating Thermal Radiation Effects on Military Aircraft Skins,” Journal of Radiation Effects Research and Engineering, Vol. 33, No 1-E, May 2015, pp. 111-123.

Flora, T., Reeder, M., Lofthouse, A., Kraft, N., ‘Dynamic Store Release of Ice Models from a Cavity into Mach 2.9 Flow,’ Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 51, No. 6, pp. 1927-1941, November–December 2014.

Heffernen, J., Hartsfield, C., Reeder, M., Polanka, “Horizontally Issuing Diffusion Flames Characterized by OH-PLIF and Visualizations,” International Journal of Spray and Combustion Dynamics, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 35-65, March 2014.

Callaway, D., Reeder, M., Greendyke, R., and Gosse, R., “Measurement and Analysis of Ablation of Solid Carbon Dioxide exposed to a Mach 3 Flow,” AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 51, No. 1, January 2014, pp. 213-225.

DeLuca, A., Reeder, M., and Cobb, R., “An Experimental Investigation into the Effect of Flap Angles for a Piezo-Driven Wing,” International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 55-92, March 2013.

Reynolds, T. and Reeder, M., “Effect of Aspect Ratio on Flow through Serpentine Nozzles,” AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 836-851, May 2012.

Thomas, L., Branam, R., and Reeder, M., “Flow Measurements Using Particle Image Velocimetry in the Ultra Compact Combustor,” International Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 2012, Article ID 756463, 13 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/756463.

Curtis, D., Reeder, M., Svanberg, C., Cobb, R and Parker, G.. “Flapping Wing Micro Air Vehicle Bench Test Setup” International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 51-77, March 2012.

Lynch, A., Batchelor, R., Miller, J., Kiel, B., Gord, J., and Reeder, M. “Spray Characteristics of a Pressure-Swirl Fuel Injector Subjected to a Crossflow and a Coflow,” Atomization and Sprays, Vol. 21, no. 8, pp. 625-643, December 2011.

Reeder, M., Huffman, R., Branam, R., LeBay, K. and Meents, S., “Near-field development of gas-phase horizontal laminar jets with positive and negative buoyancy measured with filtered Rayleigh scattering,” Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 50 (6), pp. 1455-1472, June 2011.

Reynolds, T. and Reeder, M., “The Effect of Discrete Blowing Jets on Submerged Inlet Flow Uniformity,” International Journal of Flow Control, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 49-66, March 2011.

Reeder, M., Crafton, J., Estevadeordal, J., DeLapp, C.J., McNiel, C., Peltier, D., & Reynolds, T., “Clean seeding for flow visualization and velocimetry measurements,” Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 48, No. 5, pp. 889-900, May 2010.

Williams, M., Reeder, M., Maple, R., and Solfelt, D., “Modeling, Simulation, and Flight Tests for a T-38 Talon with Wing Fences,” AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 423-433, March 2010.

Black, J.T., Pitcher, N.A., Reeder, M.F., and R.C. Maple, “Videogrammetry Dynamics Measurements of a Lightweight Flexible Wing in a Wind Tunnel,” AIAA Journal of  Aircraft, Vol. 47, No.1,  pp. 172-180, January 2010.

Publications

1. Heffernen, J.2, Hartsfield, C.3, Reeder, M., Polanka, M.3, &ldquo Horizontally Issuing Diffusion Flames Characterized by OH-PLIF and Visualizations,&rdquo accepted to the journal, International Journal of Spray and Combustion Dynamics, (accepted in August 2013, to appear in the March 2014 issue). (GSC=N/A, JIF = 0.636)

 

2. Callaway, D.1, Reeder, M., Greendyke, R. 3, and Gosse, R. 6, &ldquo Measurement and Analysis of Ablation of Solid Carbon Dioxide exposed to a Mach 3 Flow,&rdquo AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, (accepted in June 2013) (GSC=N/A, JIF = 0.489).

 

3. DeLuca, A.1, Reeder, M., and Cobb, R.3, &ldquo An Experimental Investigation into the Effect of Flap Angles for a Piezo-Driven Wing,&rdquo International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 55-92, March 2013 (GSC=0, JIF = 0.562).

 

4. Reynolds, T.1 and Reeder, M., &ldquo Effect of Aspect Ratio on Flow through Serpentine Nozzles,&rdquo AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 836-851, May 2012 (GSC=0, JIF = 0. 632).

 

5. Thomas, L.2, Branam, R.3, and Reeder, M., &ldquo Flow Measurements Using Particle Image Velocimetry in the Ultra Compact Combustor,&rdquo International Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 2012, Article ID 756463, 13 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/756463 (GSC=1, JIF = To be determined).

 

6. Curtis, D.1, Reeder, M., Svanberg, C.1, Cobb, R3 and Parker, G.6. &ldquo Flapping Wing Micro Air Vehicle Bench Test Setup&rdquo International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 51-77, March 2012 (GSC=6, JIF = 0.562).

 

7. Lynch, A.6, Batchelor, R.1, Miller, J.6, Kiel, B.6, Gord, J.6, and Reeder, M. &ldquo Spray Characteristics of a Pressure-Swirl Fuel Injector Subjected to a Crossflow and a Coflow,&rdquo Atomization and Sprays, Vol. 21, no. 8, pp. 625-643, December 2011 (GSC=0, JIF = 0.467).

 

8. Reeder, M., Huffman, R.3, Branam, R.3, LeBay, K.2 and Meents, S.1, &ldquo Mixing of a gas-phase buoyant horizontal laminar jet measured with filtered Rayleigh scattering,&rdquo Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 50, pp. 1455-1472, June 2011 (GSC=0, JIF = 1.572).

 

9. Reynolds, T.1 and Reeder, M., &ldquo The Effect of Discrete Blowing Jets on Submerged Inlet Flow Uniformity,&rdquo International Journal of Flow Control, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 49-66, March 2011 (GSC=0, JIF = To be determined).

 

10. Reeder, M., Crafton, J.6, Estevadeordal, J.6, DeLapp, C.J.1, McNiel, C.1, Peltier, D.1, & Reynolds, T.1, &ldquo Clean seeding for flow visualization and velocimetry measurements,&rdquo Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 48, No. 5, pp. 889-900, May 2010 (GSC=8, JIF = 1.572).

 

11. Williams, M.1, Reeder, M., Maple, R.3, and Solfelt, D.2, &ldquo Modeling, Simulation, and Flight Tests for a T-38 Talon with Wing Fences,&rdquo AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 423-433, March 2010 (GSC=1, JIF = 0.632).

 

12. Black, J.3, Pitcher, N.2, Reeder, M., and Maple, R.3, &ldquo Videogrammetry Dynamics Measurements of a Lightweight Flexible Wing in a Wind Tunnel,&rdquo AIAA Journal of  Aircraft, Vol. 47, No.1,  pp. 172-180, January 2010 (GSC=6, JIF = 0.632).

 

13. Ol, M.6, Reeder, M., Fredberg, D.1, McGowan, G.6, Gopalarathnam, A.6, Edwards, J.6, &ldquo Computation vs. Experiment for High-Frequency Low-Reynolds Number Airfoil Plunge,&rdquo International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 99-119, June 2009 (GSC=1, JIF = 0.562).

 

14. Gamble, B.1 and Reeder, M., &ldquo Experimental Analysis of Propeller Interactions with a Flexible Wing

Micro Air Vehicle,&rdquo AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 65-73, January 2009. (GSC=6, JIF = 0.632)&dagger

 

15. Reeder, M.F., Allen, W.1, Phillips, J.M. 6, & Dimmick, R. 6, &ldquo Wind Tunnel Measurements of the E- 8C               Modeled With and Without Winglets,&rdquo AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 345-348, January 2008  (GSC=0, JIF = 0.632). &dagger

 

16. Rivera Parga, J.1, Reeder, M.F., Leveron, T.1, Blackburn, K.6, &ldquo An Experimental Study of a Micro Air                  Vehicle with a Rotatable Tail,&rdquo AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 44, No. 6, pp. 1761-1768, November 2007 (GSC=4, JIF = 0.632). &dagger

 

17. Gebbie, D.1, Reeder, M.F, Tyler, C.6, Fonov, V.6, and Crafton, J.6, &ldquo Lift and Drag Characteristics of a Blended Wing Body Aircraft,&rdquo AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 44, No. 5, pp. 1409-1421, September 2007. (GSC=2, JIF= 0.632) &dagger

 

18. DeLuca, A.1, Reeder, M.F, Freeman, J.6 and Ol, M.6, &ldquo Flexible- and Rigid-Wing Micro Air Vehicle: Lift and Drag Comparison,&rdquo AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 572-575, March 2006. &dagger (GSC=11, JIF = 0.632)

 

19. Bjorge, S.1, Reeder, M., Subramanian, C.4, Crafton, J.6 & Fonov, S.6, &ldquo Flow Around an Object Projected from a Cavity into a Supersonic Freestream,&rdquo AIAA Journal, Vol. 43, No. 7, pp. 1465-1476, July 2005. &dagger (GSC=22, JIF = 1.080)

 

20. Heniche, M., Tanguy, P., Reeder, M. & Fasano, J., &ldquo Numerical Investigation of Blade Shape in Static Mixing,&rdquo AIChE Journal, Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 44-58, January 2005. &Psi (GSC=28 citations, JIF = 2.493)

 

21. Subramanian, C. 4, King, P. 5, Reeder, M., Ou, S.6 & Rivir, R.6 &ldquo Effects of Strong Irregular Roughness on        The Turbulent Boundary Layer,&rdquo Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, Vol. 72, pp. 349-368, 2004. * (GSC=12, JIF = 1.274)

 

22. Pinelli, D., Bakker, A., Myers, K.J., Reeder, M.F., & Fasano, J., Magelli, F, &ldquo Some features of a novel gas dispersion impeller in a dual-impeller configuration,&rdquo Chemical Engineering Research & Design, Vol. 81, pp. 448-454, April 2003. &Psi (GSC=11, JIF = 1.927)

 

23. Myers, K., Reeder, M.F. & Ryan, D., &ldquo Power draw of a high-shear homogenizer,&rdquo The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 79, February 2001, pp. 94-99. &Psi (GSC=11, JIF = 1.003)

 

24. Myers, K., Thomas, A., Bakker, A., Reeder, M., &ldquo Performance of a Gas Dispersion Impeller with Vertically Asymmetric Blades,&rdquo Chemical Engineering Research and Design (note), Volume 77, November 1999, pp. 728-730. &Psi (GSC=14, JIF = 1.927)

 

25. Seasholtz, R., Buggele, A., & Reeder, M.F., &ldquo Flow measurements based on Rayleigh scattering and Fabry-Perot interferometer,&rdquo Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Vol. 27 (6), August 1997, pp. 543-570. &Psi (GSC=21, JIF = 1.916)

 

26. Reeder, M.F., Samimy, M., & Elliott, G.S., 1996, &ldquo An investigation of the effect of tabs on supersonic jets using advanced diagnostics,&rdquo AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 742-751. &Delta (GSC=5, JIF = 0.717)

 

27. Belovich, V.M., Samimy M. & Reeder, M.F. 1996, &ldquo Dual stream axisymmetric mixing in the presence of axial vorticity,&rdquo AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 178-185. &Delta (GSC=17, JIF = 0.717)

 

28. Reeder, M.F. & M. Samimy, 1996, &ldquo The evolution of a jet with vortex-generating tabs: Visualization and analysis of mean and instantaneous properties,&rdquo Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 311, pp. 73-118. &Delta (GSC=92 citations, JIF = 2.183)

 

29. Reeder, M.F. & Zaman, K., 1996, &ldquo Impact of Tab Location Relative to the Nozzle Exit on Jet Distortion,&rdquo AIAA Journal (note), Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 197-199. &Delta (GSC=11 citations, JIF = 1.080)

 

30. Zaman, K.B., Reeder, M.F.   & Samimy, M., 1994, &ldquo Control of an axisymmetric jet using vortex generators,&rdquo Physics of Fluids, Vol. 6 (2), pp. 778-793. &Delta (GSC=225 citations, JIF = 1.942)

 

31. Samimy, M., Zaman, K.B. & Reeder, M.F. 1993, &ldquo Effect of tabs on the flow and noise field of an axisymmetric jet,&rdquo AIAA Journal, Vol. 31 (4), pp. 609-619. &Delta (GSC=189 citations, JIF = 1.080)

 

32. Samimy, M., Reeder, M.F., & Elliott, G.S., 1992, &ldquo Compressibility effects on large structures in free shear flows,&rdquo Physics of Fluids A, Vol. 4 (6), pp. 1251-1258. &Delta (GSC=71 citations, JIF = 1.942) 

33. Flora, T. 1, Reeder, M., Lofthouse, A.3, Kraft, N.2, &ldquo Dynamic Store Release of Ice Models from a Cavity into Mach 2.9 Flow,&rdquo accepted by the AIAA Journal of Aircraft  in January 2014.

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