Prof. Joe Shepherd, C.L. "Kelly" Johnson Professor of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering is head of the Explosion Dynamics Laboratories and also carries out projects in the hypervelocity (T5 shock tunnel) and supersonic flow (Ludwieg Tube) research facilities. Please direct your inquires about projects, publications, software, and other activities to him using his contact information
Folks that I work with at Caltech:
Joanna Austin, Professor of Aerospace, has the main responsibility for T5 and projects on hypervelocity flow in both T5, the Ludwieg tube and the expansion tunnel.
Hans Hornung, C.L. "Kelly" Johnson Professor of Aeronautics, Emeritus, carries out research
and helps supervise activities at Caltech in T5 and the Ludwieg tube.
- Engineering Staff
- Administrative Assistant for the Research Group
Barbara McKinzie Slater, Room 340 Guggenheim, x3284
- Graduate Students
Katsuyoshi Fukiba, Visiting Associate in Aerospace from Shizuoka University, Shizuoka, Japan.
Explosion Dynamics I - Flammability and Ignition (B168/B162 Guggenheim - was 26G) x3163
Explosion Dynamics III - Detonation (B268/B262 Guggenheim - was 040G) x3147
Explosion Dynamics II - Explosions and Vibrations (B155 Guggenheim - was 19G) x8076
Explosion Dynamics IV - Fluid-structure Impact (B248 Guggenheim - was 028G) x8081
Explosion Dynamics V - Combustion Chemistry (322 Karman - was 305K)
6-in Shock Tube (Guggenheim Roof) x4765
T5 & Ludwieg tube (Guggenheim Roof) x8311
Note rooms were renumbered in the summer of 2016.
- Alumni and Previous Visitors.