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Physical Sciences Informatics System

Awarded Research

PI Name PI Organization Proposal Title Research Area Investigation(s) Used Grant Period
Yiguang JuPrinceton UniversityQuantitative Studies of Cool Flame Transitions at Radiation/Stretch Extinction Using Counterflow FlamesCombustion ScienceFLEX-12016-2017
Tanvir FaroukUniversity of South CarolinaEffect of external thermo-convective perturbation on cool flame dynamics: A multidimensional multi-physics CFD analysisCombustion ScienceFLEX-12016-2017
Sean GarrickUniversity of MinnesotaUtilization of the smoke aerosol measurement experiment data for advanced modeling and simulation of smoke generation in micro-gravityCombustion ScienceSAME2016-2017
Thomas AvedisianCornell UniversityUse of FLEX data to enhance video image processing for studying combustion of soot-producing jet fuel droplets and their blends with bio-derived fuelsCombustion ScienceFLEX-12017-2018
Fumiaki TakahashiCase Western Reserve UniversityStructure and stabilization of laminar jet diffusion flamesCombustion ScienceSLICE2017-2018
Mitchell SmookeYale UniversityComputational and Experimental Analysis of SPICE Data SetsCombustion ScienceSPICE2018-2019
Lou KondicNew Jersey Institute of TechnologyStructure evolution during phase separation in colloids under microgravityComplex FluidsACE-M1, BCAT-3, BCAT-4, BCAT-5, BCAT-6, PHaSE2016-2017
James SwanMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyDynamic self-assembly driven by time with varying fieldsComplex FluidsInSPACE-3, InSPACE-3+2017-2018
Michael CromerRochester Institute of TechnologyInvestigating the Role of Pre-Shear and Pre-Stretching in the Transient Extensional Flow of Dilute Polymer Solutions: Modeling Benchmarking and Numerical SimulationsComplex FluidsSHERE, SHERE II, SHERE R2018-2019
Sinisa MesarovicWashington State UniversityComputational Framework for Capillary FlowsFluid PhysicsCCF, CFE2016-2017
Amir RiazUniversity of Maryland, College ParkGravity Scaling of Pool Boiling Heat Transfer: Numerical Simulations and Validation with MABE and NPBXFluid PhysicsMABE, NPBX2016-2017
Yongsherng LianUniversity of LouisvilleDevelopment and Verification of a 3D Nucleate Pool Boiling Simulation Model Using PSI DataFluid PhysicsNPBX2016-2017
Vladimir AjaevSouthern Methodist UniversityModeling phase change and thermocapillary flow in the Constrained Vapor Bubble experimentFluid PhysicsCVB, CVB-22017-2018
Mark WeislogelPortland State UniversityNASA CCF PSI data reduction and benchmarkFluid PhysicsCCF2017-2018
Jeffrey AllenMichigan Technological UniversityTesting the Equivalence of Evaporation and Condensation Coefficients using the Constrained Vapor Bubble (CVB) Data from International Space Station experimentsFluid PhysicsCVB, CVB-22018-2019
Paul SteenCornell UniversityCapillary Flows and Draining in MicrogravityFluid PhysicsCFE2018-2019
Ebrahim AsadiUniversity of MemphisEnhancement and Verification of Quantitative Phase-Field Crystal Modeling using NASA-PSI Coarsening in Solid- Liquid Mixtures Experiments DataMaterials ScienceCSLM, CSLM-2, CSLM-2R, CSLM-32016-2017
Kegang WangFlorida Institute of TechnologyTesting Analytical and Numerical Models in Phase Coarsening using NASA Physical Sciences Informatics SystemMaterials ScienceCSLM, CSLM-2, CSLM-2R, CSLM-32016-2017
Mohsen EshraghiCalifornia State University, Los AngelesPore-Mushy Zone Interaction during Directional Solidification of Alloys: Three Dimensional Simulation and Comparison with ExperimentsMaterials SciencePFMI2016-2017
Mohsen Asle ZaeemMissouri University of Science and TechnologyNew insights on solid-liquid interface anisotropy effects on solidification patterns of pure and alloy systems in microgravityMaterials ScienceIDGE, MICAST/CSS 6-72017-2018
Kumar AnkitArizona State UniversityAdvanced Modeling and Simulation of Crystal Growth DynamicsMaterials ScienceIDGE2018-2019