The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech

Adam Siegel

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Adam Siegel grew up in upstate New York. He defended his Ph.D. in October, 2016, focusing on propulsion systems design. He is interested in numerous topics, including combustion, flow modelling, and programming. He enjoys spending time with friends, sports, outdoor activities, and snorkeling.

Contact: adam.siegel@gatech.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, 2016, Georgia Institute of Technology- "A Computational Approach for Preliminary Combustor Design and Gaseous Emissions Evaluations Using a Method for Sparse Kinetics"
  • M.S., Aerospace Engineering, 2012, Georgia Institute of Technology- "Aircraft Engine Gas Turbine Combustor Design for Emissions in Low Power Flight"
  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering, 2011, Stony Brook University- "Autonomous Ground Vehicle"
  • B.S., Physics, 2011, Stony Brook University- "Low Mach Number Hydrodynamic Flame Study"

Research Work

Adam's research interests include:

  • Computational Methods
  • Combustion
  • Gas Dynamics
  • Propulsion Systems Engineering
  • Numerical Computing
  • Algorithm Development

Experience

  • 2011-2016: Graduate Research Assistance, Georgia Institute of Technology, Dept. of Aerospace Engineering
  • Summer 2015: Rolls-Royce North America, Design Systems Engineering / Design Methods
  • Summer 2014: Rolls-Royce North America, Design Systems Engineering / Design Methods
  • Summer 2013: Rolls-Royce North America, Design Systems Engineering / Design Methods
  • 7/09 – 5/11: Stony Brook University, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy- Computational Hydrodynamics and Microphysics
  • Summer 2010: University of Notre Dame, Dept. of Applied and Computational Mathematics- High Performance Computational Biophysics
  • 2/09 - 5/10: Stony Brook University, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering- Design of Automated Electromechanical Gas Meter Reader

Honors and Distinctions

  • Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Dean’s List, Stony Brook University
  • Winner, Award for Academic Excellence, College of Engineering and Applied Science, Stony Brook University
  • Winner, Award for Academic Excellence, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stony Brook University
  • πΤΣ (Pi Tau Sigma), National Mechanical Engineering Honor Society
  • Winner, Herbert Muether Prize, excellence in research (Stony Brook University)
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • ΣΠΣ (Sigma Pi Sigma), National Physics Honor Society
  • TBP (Tau Beta Pi), National Engineering Honor Society
  • Member, American Physical Society

Talks

  • Siegel, Adam, Alber, Mark, Goodson, Holly, Xu, Ziliang. Diffusion as a Rate Limiting Effect on Microtubule Dynamic Instability [abstract]. University of Notre Dame; 2010.
  • Blowing Up Stars on Computers: Understanding Type Ia Supernovae. Stony Brook University; November 11, 2009.
  • Computational Hydrodynamics and Flame Microphysics Simulations: Deflagrations in Type Ia Supernovae. Stony Brook University; August 6, 2009.