Dr. Mark F. Reeder, PhD

Professor of Aerospace Engineering

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BS, Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1989; MS, Mechanical Engineering, 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

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Oddo, R., Hill, J.L., Reeder, M.F, Chin, D., Embrador, J., Komives, J., Tufts, M., Borg, M., and Jewell, J.S., “Effect of Surface Cooling on Second-mode Dominated Hypersonic Boundary Layer Transition,” Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 62(7), Article 144, July 2021.

Hill, J.L., Hsu, P.S., Jiang, N., Grib, S.W., Roy, S., Borg, M., Thomas, L., Reeder, M., Schumaker, S.A., “Hypersonic N2 boundary layer flow velocity profile measurements using FLEET,” Applied Optics, Vol. 60, No. 15, 20 May 2021, pp. 38-46.

Daniel Prudhomme, Daniel Chin, Mark F. Reeder, Ryan Schmit, Ian Maatz, and Rudy Johnson, “Flight Tests of Passive Flow Control for Suppression of Cavity Aeroacoustics,” AIAA Journal of Aircaft, Vol. 58, No. 4 (2021), pp. 907-916 doi: doi/abs/10.2514/1.C036001

Semmelmayer, F., Reeder, M.F., and Seymour, R., “Determination of a probability distribution for pressure scanner noise and digitization uncertainty reporting” Meas. Sci. Technol. Vol. 30, September 2019, Paper 115011, (See https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6501/ab2abe).

Reeder, M.F., Hoskins, C., Sherer, S., Hagen, B., “Analysis of Mach 3 Flow Over a Hemispherical Pylon,” Journal of Defense Research and Engineering, Vol. 1, Issue 2, August 2018, Article 1058483 (18 pages).

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.

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

Publications

Semmelmayer, F., Reeder, M.F., Altman, A., and Seymour, R., “Quantifying Uncertainty of Pressure Tap Measurements in Production-Scale Wind Tunnels,” Journal of Defense Research and Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 4. January 2022.

Daniel Prudhomme, Daniel Chin, Mark F. Reeder, Ryan Schmit, Ian Maatz, and Rudy Johnson, “Flight Tests of Passive Flow Control for Suppression of Cavity Aeroacoustics,” AIAA Journal of Aircaft, Vol. 58, No. 4 (2021), pp. 907-916 doi: doi/abs/10.2514/1.C036001

Oddo, R., Hill, J.L., Reeder, M.F, Chin, D., Embrador, J., Komives, J., Tufts, M., Borg, M., and Jewell, J.S., “Effect of Surface Cooling on Second-mode Dominated Hypersonic Boundary Layer Transition,” Experiments in Fluids, Vol. 62(7), Article 144, July 2021.

Hill, J.L., Hsu, P.S., Jiang, N., Grib, S.W., Roy, S., Borg, M., Thomas, L., Reeder, M., Schumaker, S.A., “Hypersonic N2 boundary layer flow velocity profile measurements using FLEET,” Applied Optics, Vol. 60, No. 15, 20 May 2021, pp. 38-46.

Paxton, J.C., Reeder, M.F., Dean, E.F., Cahill, D.A., Rutledge, J.L., Petrosky, J.C., “Effect of Upstream Heating Examined Via the Wind-Tunnel Enhanced Experimental Irradiation Test System,” Journal of Radiation Effects, Research and Engineering, Vol. 38, No. 1, Mar 2020, pp. 280-290 (Dist. C).

Semmelmayer, F., Reeder, M.F., and Seymour, R., “Determination of a probability distribution for pressure scanner noise and digitization uncertainty reporting” Meas. Sci. Technol. Vol. 30, September 2019, Paper 115011, (See https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6501/ab2abe).

Freeman, J.A., Reeder, M.F., Demoret, A.C., “Experimental Validation for Globally Optimized Tractor-Trailer Base Flaps,” American Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Volume 4, No. 4, August 2019; pp. 103-117. (See http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/j/ajtte)

Chin, D., Granlund, K., Maatz, I., Schmit, R., and Reeder, M.F., “Stochastic Store Trajectory of Ice Models from a Cavity into Supersonic Flow,” AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 56, No. 4, July 2019, pp. 1313-1319.

Chin, D., Granlund, K., Schmit, R., Johnson, G., and Reeder, M.F., “Cavity Store Separation Timed Release with Impulsive Flow Control,” Journal of Defense Research and Engineering, Vol. 2, Issue 1, February 2019, pp. 24-31.

Reeder, M.F., Hoskins, C., Sherer, S., Hagen, B., “Analysis of Mach 3 Flow Over a Hemispherical Pylon,” Journal of Defense Research and Engineering, Vol. 1, Issue 2, August 2018, Article 1058483 (18 pages).

Probst, Z., Reeder, M.F., Johnson, R., and Grove J., “Flight-Test Experiments on Cavity Flow in an SUU- 41 Pod,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 54, no. 5, September 2017, pp. 1814-1824.

Lingenfelter, A.J., Liu, D., Reeder, M.F., “Time resolved flow field measurements of orifice entrainment during a hydrodynamic ram event,” Journal of Visualization, Vol. 20, No. 1, February 2017, pp. 63-74.

Benhassen, F., Polanka, M.D., and Reeder, M.F., “Trajectory Measurements of a Horizontally Oriented Buoyant Jet in a Coflow Using Filtered Rayleigh Scattering,” ASCE Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 30, No. 1, January 2017, (Article 04016067), pp. 1-11. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)AS.1943-5525.0000655)

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.

Lingenfelter, A.J., Liu, D., Reeder, M.F., Brickson, E.T., “Synchronized Imagery Assessment of Hydrodynamic Ram Cavity Features to Transient Spray,” Journal of Visualization and Image Processing, Vol. 23, No. 3, October 2016, pp. 171-192.

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.

Ol, M., Reeder, M., Fredberg, D., McGowan, G., Gopalarathnam, A., & Edwards, J., “Computation vs. Experiment for High-Frequency Low-Reynolds Number Airfoil Plunge,” International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 99-119, June 2009.

Gamble, B. and Reeder, M., “Experimental Analysis of Propeller Interactions with a Flexible Wing Micro Air Vehicle,” AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 65-73, January 2009.

Reeder, M.F., Allen, W., Phillips, J.M., & Dimmick, R., “Wind Tunnel Measurements of the E- 8C Modeled With and Without Winglets,” AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 345-348, January 2008.

Rivera Parga, J., Reeder, M.F., Leveron, T., Blackburn, K. “Experimental Study of a Micro Air Vehicle with a Rotatable Tail,” AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 44, No. 6, pp. 1761-1768, November 2007.

Gebbie, D., Reeder, M.F, Tyler, C., Fonov, V., and Crafton, J. 'Lift and Drag Characteristics of a Blended Wing Body Aircraft', AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 44, No. 5, pp. 1409-1421, September 2007.

DeLuca, A., Reeder, M.F, Freeman, J. and Ol, M. “Flexible- and Rigid-Wing Micro Air Vehicle: Lift and Drag Comparison”, AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 572-575, March 2006.

Bjorge, S., Reeder, M., Subramanian, C., Crafton, J. & Fonov, S., “Flow Around an Object Projected from a Cavity into a Supersonic Freestream,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 43, No. 7, pp. 1465-1476, July 2005.

Heniche, M., Tanguy, P., Reeder, M. & Fasano, J., “Numerical Investigation of Blade Shape in Static Mixing,” AIChE Journal, Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 44-58, January 2005.

Subramanian, C., King, P., Reeder, M., Ou, S. & Rivir, R. “Effects of Strong Irregular Roughness on the Turbulent Boundary Layer,” Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, Vol. 72, pp. 349-368, 2004.

Pinelli, D., Bakker, A., Myers, K.J., Reeder, M.F., & Fasano, J., Magelli, F, “Some features of a novel gas dispersion impeller in a dual-impeller configuration”, Chemical Engineering Research & Design, Vol. 81, pp. 448-454, April 2003.

Myers, K., Reeder, M.F. & Ryan, D., “Power draw of a high-shear homogenizer,” The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 79, February 2001, pp. 94-99.

Myers, K., Thomas, A., Bakker, A., Reeder, M., “Performance of a Gas Dispersion Impeller with Vertically Asymmetric Blades,” Chemical Engineering Research and Design, Volume 77, November 1999, pp. 728-730.

Seasholtz, R., Buggele, A., & Reeder, M.F., “Flow measurements based on Rayleigh scattering and Fabry-Perot interferometer,” Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Vol. 27 (6), August 1997, pp. 543-570.

Reeder, M.F., Samimy, M., & Elliott, G.S., 1996, "An investigation of the effect of tabs on supersonic jets using advanced diagnostics," AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 12, No. 4., pp. 742-751.

Belovich, V.M., Samimy M. & M.F. Reeder, 1996, "Dual stream axisymmetric mixing in the presence of axial vorticity," AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 178-185.

Reeder, M.F. & M. Samimy, 1996, “The evolution of a jet with vortex-generating tabs: Visualization and analysis of mean and instantaneous properties.” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 311, pp. 73-118.

Reeder, M.F. & Zaman, K., 1996, “Impact of Tab Location Relative to the Nozzle Exit on Jet Distortion,” AIAA Journal (note), Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 197-199.

Zaman, K.B., M.F. Reeder, & M. Samimy, 1994, "Control of an axisymmetric jet using vortex generators," Physics of Fluids, Vol. 6 (2), pp. 778-793. (Also referenced as NASA CR-204348)

Samimy, M., Zaman, K.B. & Reeder, M.F. 1993, "Effect of tabs on the flow and noise field of an axisymmetric jet," AIAA Journal, Vol. 31 (4), pp. 609-619.

Samimy, M., Reeder, M.F., & Elliott, G.S., 1992, “Compressibility effects on large structures in free shear flows,” Physics of Fluids A, Vol. 4 (6), pp. 1251-1258.

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