The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Tech

Russell Denney

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Mr. Russell Denney

Research Engineer II
Weber, 314D
(404) 385 - 6214
Russell.Denney (at) asdl.gatech.edu

Education

  • B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1981
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Dayton, 1987

Research

  • Equilibrium Gas Property Relations for NPSS, Rolls-Royce Corporation, 2011
  • Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) Systems Analysis, NASA, 2010-2011
  • Environmental Design System (EDS) Assessment of CLEEN Technologies, Federal Aviation Administration, 2010-2011
  • University Strategic Alliance in Robust Systems Design and Optimization, General Electric Company, 2010-2011
  • Development of Statistical Data Match NPSS Models, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, 2010
  • Multi-Disciplinary Analysis (MDA) Environment Tool Development, Rolls-Royce Corporation, 2010
  • Improved Engine Monitoring Capability Development, Rolls-Royce Corporation, 2009
  • Propulsion System Study for Propeller Driven UAV, Rolls-Royce Corporation, 2009
  • Support for Enterprise Research and Development, Rolls-Royce PLC, 2008-2009
  • Support of NASA Subtopic A.4.7.1-Supersonic Concept Development, Boeing, 2008-2009
  • Enhanced Modeling and Analysis for Technology Cost-Benefit Estimation (Enhanced Modeling and Analysis for Emissions Prediction) – NASA GRC, 2008-2010
  • Fixed-Cycle Engine Simulations, Rolls-Royce Corporation, 2008
  • Subsonic Long Range Strike Optimization, Rolls-Royce Corporation, 2007
  • Automated Calibration of Turbine Performance Simulations Using Optimum Robust Estimation of Engine Model Parameters – AFOSR, 2006-2008
  • Cooled Turbine Design and Optimization – Teledyne Continental Motors – Turbine Engines, 2006-2007
  • Decision Making Support for NASA’s Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate – NASA LaRC, 2006
  • NASA/DoD University Research Engineering Technology Institute (URETI) on Aeropropulsion and Power Technology (UAPT) – NASA/DoD, 2003-2007
  • Parametric Design Space Exploration of Propulsion Systems for Supersonic Business Jet Application – Pratt & Whitney, 2005
  • Creation of a Parametric Variable Cycle Engine Model for Supersonic Business Jet Applications Phase 2 – NASA GRC, 2005
  • Creation of a Parametric Variable Cycle Engine Model for Supersonic Business Jet Applications – NASA GRC, 2004

Experience

  • Technical Specialist in Airbreathing Propulsion, Performance and Operability, ASC/ENFP, Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio, 1993-2003
  • Group Leader, ASC/ENFPA, Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio, 1985-1993
  • Project Engineer, ASC/ENFPA, Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio, 1981-1985

Membership and Service

  • Registered Professional Engineer since 1990
  • Member ASME since 1991

Selected Publications

  • Rezvani, R., Denney, R.K., and Mavris, D.N., A Design-Oriented Semi-Analytical Emissions Prediction Method for Gas Turbine Combustors, AIAA Paper 2009-704, presented at the 47th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, January 5-8, 2009
  • Iyengar, V., Sankar, L.N., and Denney, R., A First-Principles Based Methodology for Design of Axial Compressor Configurations, ASME Paper GT2007-27513, presented at the International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, May 14-17, 2007
  • Denney, R.K., Tai, J.C., Kestner, B.K., and Mavris, D.N., Variable Cycle Optimization for Supersonic Commercial Applications, SAE Paper 2005-01-3400, SAE Transactions 2005, Vol. 114, no. 1, pp. 1354-1361, presented at the World Aerospace Congress, Dallas, Texas, October 2005
  • Csavina, F.L., and Denney, R.K., A Global Approach in Evaluating Inlet/Engine Compatibility, ASME Paper 91-GT-402, presented at the International Gas Turbine and Aeroengine Congress and Exposition, Orlando, Florida, June 3-6, 1991