Lt Col Michael M. Walker, Ph.d.

 

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BS, Aeronautical Engineering, United States Air Force Academy, 2003; MS, Aeronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2007; MBA, Amberton University, 2008; PhD, Aerospace Engineering, The Ohio State University, 2018.  Maj Walker’s research interests include low-speed aerodynamics, swept-wing performance, active flow control, and experimental fluid mechanics.  He is a developmental engineer with experience at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Hanscom AFB; the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC), Wright-Patterson AFB; the Launch and Range Systems Directorate (LRS), Los Angeles AFB; and deployed to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  Maj Walker is a member of Sigma Gamma Tau and AIAA.

Publications

Walker, M.M., Hipp, K.D., Benton, S.I., and Bons, J.P., “Effect of Jet Spacing on Swept-Wing Leading-Edge Separation Control,” AIAA Journal, July 2018, Vol. 56: 2907-2910, DOI:  10.2514/1.J056352

Walker, M.M., “Replicating the Effects of a Passive Boundary-Layer Fence via Active Flow Control,” PhD Dissertation, The Ohio State University, March 2018.

Walker, M.M., and Bons, J.P., “The Effect of Passive and Active Boundary-Layer Fences on Swept-Wing Performance at Low Reynolds Number,” 2018 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, January 2018. DOI:  10.2514/6.2018-0793

Hipp, K.D., Walker, M.M., Benton, S.I., and Bons, J.P., “Control of Post-stall Airfoil Using Leading-Edge Pulsed Jets,” AIAA Journal, February 2017, Vol. 55: 365-376, DOI:  10.2514/1.J055223

Hipp, K.D., Walker, M.M., Benton, S.I., and Bons, J.P., “Control of Leading-Edge Airfoil Stall Using Pulsed Jets,” 2016 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, January 2016. DOI:  10.2514/6.2016-1822

Walker, M.M., Hipp, K.D., and Bons, J.P., “The Role of Spanwise Flow for Swept Wing Separation Control with Varied Spanwise Jet Spacing,” 2016 AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, June 2016. DOI:  10.2514/6.2016-3120

Hipp, K.D., Benton, S.I., Walker, M.M., and Bons, J.P., “Parametric Optimization of Control for a Post-Stall Airfoil Using Pulsed Jets,” 2015 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, January 2015. DOI:  10.2514/6.2015-1268

Walker, M.M., Hipp, K.D., Benton, S.I., and Bons, J.P., “Effect of Spanwise Jet Spacing on Separation Control for Swept and Unswept Airfoils,” 2015 AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, June 2015. DOI:  10.2514/6.2015-2425

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