Ryan Clark, Ph. D.

Visiting Assistant Professor

103 Benton Hall
513-529-3695
clarkrj4@MiamiOH.edu 

Degrees

  • Ph.D.—Mechanical Engineering, Western Michigan University—2015.
  • M.Sc.—Mechanical Engineering, Western Michigan University—2011.
  • B.A.—Mathematics, Denison University—2007.

Related Experience

  • Research Graduate Assistant—Western Michigan University (2012-2015)
  • Teaching Assistant—Western Michigan University (2012-2015)

Principal Publications

  • Clark, Ryan J. Numerical Simulation and Modeling of Combustion in Scramjets. Saarbrücken: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2016.
  • Clark, Ryan J., and Bade Shrestha, S. O., “A Review of Numerical Simulation and Modeling of Combustion in Scramjets,” Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Proceeding of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, Part G, First Published on line, June 30, 2014, pp: 0(0) 1-23, doi: 10.1177/0954410014541249.
  • Clark, Ryan J., and Fajardo, Claudia M., “Assessment of the Properties of Internal Combustion Engine Lubricants Using an Onboard Sensor,” Tribology Transactions, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 458-465, 2012.

Conference Presentations

  • Clark, Ryan J., and Bade Shrestha, S. O. “Detonation Combustion Wave Stabilization in Scramjets,” 66th International Astronautical Congress, Jerusalem, Israel, October 12-16, 2015. (Accepted)
  • Clark, Ryan J., and Bade Shrestha, S. O. “Detonation Combustion Wave Stabilization in Scramjets,” AIAA SPACE 2015 Conference and Exposition, Pasadena, California, AIAA 2015-4595, pp. 1-14, August 31-September 2, 2015.
  • Clark, Ryan J., and Bade Shrestha, S. O., “Boundary Layer Combustion for Skin Friction Drag Reduction in Scramjet Combustors,” AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition, Cleveland, Ohio, AIAA 2014-3667, pp. 1-18, July 28-30, 2014.
  • Clark, Ryan J., and Bade Shrestha, S. O. “Review of Numerical Modeling and Simulation Results Pertaining to High-speed Combustion in Scramjets,” 49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, San Jose, CA, AIAA 2013-3724, pp. 1-23, July 14-17, 2013.
  • Clark, Ryan J., and Fajardo, Claudia M., “An Assessment of the Total Base Number of an Internal Combustion Engine Lubricant,” ASTM Subcommittee Meeting on the Analysis of Lubricants, December 2010, Jacksonville, FL.

Honors and Awards

  • Graduate Teaching Effectiveness Award—WMU (2015)
  • Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Award—WMU (2010)