Lt Col Darrell S. Crowe, Ph.d.


Comm: 937-255-3636 x4204
DSN: 785-3636 x4204
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BS, Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2003; MS, Aeronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2006; PhD, Aeronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2014. Maj Crowe’s research interests include computational fluid dynamics, weapon aerodynamics, propulsion systems integration, fuel film cooling, and grid generation methods. Maj Crowe teaches courses on computational fluid dynamics. He has experience in propulsion sustainment engineering and has worked as a computational fluid dynamics engineer in the area of aircraft/store compatibility. He has also deployed to Kuwait in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. He is a member of Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Gamma Tau, and a senior member of AIAA, where he is a member of the Inlets, Nozzles, and Propulsion Systems Integration technical committee.


Joint Service Commendation Medal, 2017

SOCHE Faculty Excellence Award, 2015

Field Grade Officer of the Quarter, 2015

Air Force Commendation Medal, 2011

Air Force Achievement Medal, 2006

Company Grade Officer of the Quarter, 2005, 2009


Refereed Journal Articles

Bills, J., Crowe, D. S., Rutledge, J., Coy, E. "Modeling Fuel Film Cooling on a Flat Plate", Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 736-746.

Conference Papers

Chang, D., Crowe, D. S., Sherer, S. E., "CFD Investigation Using Bleed as a Method of Active Flow Control", AIAA 2017-1423.

Crowe, D. S., and Martin, C. L., "Hot Streak Characterization in Serpentine Exhaust Nozzles", AIAA 2016-4502.

Johnsen, L., Martin, C. L., Reeder, M. F., and Crowe, D. S., "Numerical Simulation of Supersonic Jets in Transonic and Supersonic Crossflows Using Kestrel", AIAA 2016-3576.

Bills, J., Crowe, D. S., Rutledge, J., and Coy, E., "Modeling Fuel Film Cooling on Rocket Engine Walls", AIAA 2016-2149.

Crowe, D. S., and Martin, C. L., "Effect of Geometry on Exit Temperature from Serpentine Exhaust Nozzles", AIAA Paper 2015-1670.

Crowe, D. S., Martel, J., Lee, J. M., and Rizk, M., "Numerical Simulation of a GBU-12 Emergency Jettison from the F-335B (STOVL Variant)", AIAA Paper 2010-4242.

Lee, J. M., Piranian, A., Martel, J., Crowe, D. S., and Rizk, M., "Store Separations in Jet Flow Environments", AIAA Paper 2010-510.

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