Yiguang Ju

Position
Robert Porter Patterson Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Role
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Title
Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
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Bio/Description

Yiguang Ju is the Robert Porter Patterson Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and serves as the Director of Sustainable Energy Program. His research interests include combustion, fuels, and low carbon energy conversion in the areas of near limit and supercritical combustion, plasma assisted combustion and chemical manufacturing, alternative fuels, chemical kinetics, and energy materials. He is a fellow of ASME and a founding fellow of the Combustion Institute. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Combustion Institute and the Institute for Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (IDERS). He has received many awards including three times of the Distinguished Paper Award from the International Symposium on Combustion (2011, 2015, 2021), the NASA Director’s Certificate of Appreciation award (2011), the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2011), the International Prize from Japanese Combustion Society (2018), and the 2021 Propellants & Combustion Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).