Alexandre Martin, Ph.D., P.E.

Assistant Professor

Research Areas: Ablation, Aerodynamics, Aerospace, Aerothermodynamics, Compressible Flows, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Gas Surface Interactions, Heat Transfer, Hypersonic, material response, Numerical Methods, Plasma, Radiative Heat Transfer, Re-entry

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering - ME
261 RGAN
Lexington, KY 40506-0503
Phone: 859-257-4462
Fax: 859-257-3304

Professional Preparation

University of Montréal, Qc, Physics, B.Sc, 1999

École polytechnique of Montréal, Qc, Mechanical Eng., M.Sc.A, 2003

École polytechnique, Montréal, Qc, Mechanical Eng., Ph.D., 2005

ARC Research Center (Areva T&D), Lyon, France, Mechanical Eng., Postdoc, 2005-2006

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Aerospace Eng., Postdoc, 2007-2010


2011 – pres: Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2012 – pres: Associate Faculty, Center for Computational Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2009: Invited Scientist, Entry Systems and Technology Division, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffet Fields, CA