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International Colloquium on Shock Waves Session 2
The Local Organising Committee for the 33rd International Symposium on Shock Waves is pleased to present the International Colloquium on Shock Waves (ICSW) in the first week of December 2021.

Whilst this year’s symposium, ISSW33, had to be cancelled due to travel restrictions associated with COVID-19, the Local Organising Committee will instead coordinate six seminars from eminent researchers on topics related to shock waves, including hypersonic boundary layer transition measurements, numerical simulation of reactive flows, electric supersonic and hypersonic propulsion, rotating detonation engine flight testing, manipulating hydrodynamic instabilities, and ignition of aluminium particles in a shock tube.

All ICSW sessions will occur on Zoom and are free of charge. Prior registration on Zoom is recommended to receive updates and to avoid missing out if sessions reach capacity.

The ICSW consists of three separate plenary events between 6 and 10 December 2021. These events have been scheduled at different times of the day such that at least two sessions should occur at convenient times for participants in all parts of the world. Each session is three hours in duration and includes two plenary presentations from research leaders in the shock waves community.

The program of this session is:

Presentation 1:

"Welcome to the new world of electronic hypersonic and supersonic propulsion" by Professor Allan Paull, The University of Queensland

Virtual Facility Tour:

Associate Professor Anand Veeraragavan, The University of Queensland

Presentation 2:

"The Space Flight Experiment of Detonation Engine System Using The Sounding Rocket S-520-31" by by Professor Jiro Kasahara, Nagoya University

This is the second session of the ICSW. Registration links for the first and third sessions can be found below:

First session: https://uqz.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8nV8str3R3iF-1WP1JBwFw

Third session: https://uqz.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_uMNN2m9rSuaB4ZZL-cWzjA

Dec 8, 2021 01:00 PM in Brisbane

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Professor Allan Paull
DST Chair of Future Hypersonic Technologies @The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Allan Paull gained his PhD in applied mathematics at UQ and subsequently obtained a MEngSc in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering. He has worked for 34 years in hypersonics, primarily in supersonic combustion and flight testing. He was initially employed at UQ on a three month contract to Ray Stalker. 20 years later he was an ARC Professorial Research Fellow, still working with Ray at UQ. He led the HyShot flight program to establish the correlation between flight and shock tunnel measurements of supersonic combustion. HyShot led to the DARPA sponsored HyCAUSE program which led to the AFRL/DST HIFiRE flight program. He has led 14 hypersonic flight tests. During HIFiRE he was employed at the Defence Science and Technology Group. In 2019 he rejoined UQ as the DST Chair in Future Hypersonic Technologies where he now concentrates on advanced concepts. He is the Technical Lead to the Australian Program Office for Advanced Hypersonics and the Technical Advisor to the UQ flight program STAje-
Associate Professor Anand Veeraragavan
Co-Director of the Centre for Hypersonics @The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
A/Prof. Anand Veeraragavan's research interests are in supersonic combustion of hydrocarbons, hypersonic aerothermodynamics, advanced optical diagnostics for hypersonic flows and microcombustion based portable power. He is currently undertaking world-leading research in the field of hypersonics and supersonic combustion sponsored by Australian DST, U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) and U.S. Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development (AOARD). This includes leading the Australian effort in prestigious projects such as ground testing and simulations in support of the Boundary Layer Transition/Turbulence (BOLT II) flight test. A/Prof. Anand Veeraragavan joined UQ’s School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering as a lecturer in 2012. Anand graduated with a B.Tech in aerospace engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-Madras) in 2002. He obtained his MS (2006) and PhD (2009) degrees in aerospace engineering from the University of Maryland.
Professor Jiro Kasahara
Professor @Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
Jiro Kasahara is a professor of Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability, Nagoya University, Japan from 2019. He received PhD from the Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University at 1997. From 1997 to 1999, he was a JSPS research fellow (PD) at Nagoya University. From 1999 to 2003, he was a research associate of Muroran Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical System Engineering. From 2003 to 2007, he was a lecturer of University of Tsukuba, Department of Engineering Mechanics and Energy, and from 2007 to 2013, an associate professor of University of Tsukuba. From 2013 to 2019, He was a professor of Nagoya University, Department of Aerospace Engineering, before taking his current position. He specializes in detonation and detonation engine system.
Dr Chris James
ARC DECRA Research Fellow @The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Dr Chris James is an ARC DECRA Research Fellow in the Centre for Hypersonics at the University of Queensland (UQ). He completed his PhD in the Centre for Hypersonics examining how to simulate radiating giant planet entry flows in the X2 expansion tube under. During his PhD he enrolled in a cotutelle program with Centrale-Suplélec in Paris, France, and after being awarded an Eiffel Scholarship by the French government, he passed a year on exchange in Paris, France performing radiation simulations to support his experimental work. Post PhD he was employed in the Centre for Hypersonics helping to develop the X3R reflected shock tunnel, while also supervising and conducting expansion tube research on the X2 expansion tube. He was awarded an Australian Research Council DECRA early career fellowship to study Mars return conditions with heated test models at UQ over the next several years. He was the 2020 recipient of the UQ EAIT Faculty Early Career Researcher Award.
Dr Tristan Vanyai
Postdoctoral Research Fellow @The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Tristan Vanyai moved to Brisbane in 2012 to complete a PhD at The University of Queensland, analysing supersonic combustion engines using laser-based optical techniques in the T4 Reflected Shock Tunnel. His research focuses on fundamentals of hypersonic propulsion through the scramjet cycle. Robust combustion within low intake compression scramjets is a key technology enabler for hypersonic accelerator vehicles, and can be achieved through utilising techniques such as thermal compression. Tristan hopes that by improving scramjet cycle efficiency through such fundamental research, we can make future satellite launch vehicles cheaper and more readily available.