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

Assistant Professor

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University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Mechanical Engineering - ME
261 RGAN
Lexington, KY 40506-0503
Phone: 859-257-4462
Fax: 859-257-3304
Email: alexandre.martin@uky.edu


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

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

 

Appointments

Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2011

Invited Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffet Fields, CA, 2009

 

Selected Publications

  • A. Martin and I. D. Boyd. Mesh tailoring for strongly coupled computation of ablative material in nonequilibrium hypersonic flow. In 10th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, number AIAA-2010-5062, Chicago, IL, June 28th to July 1st 2010.
  • A. Martin and I. D. Boyd. Assessment of carbon-in-air chemistry models for atmospheric re-entry. In 10th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, number AIAA-2010-4656, Chicago, IL, June 28th to July 1st 2010.
  • A. Martin and I. D. Boyd. Non-Darcian behavior of pyrolysis gas in a thermal protection system. Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 24(1), Jan.-Mar. 2010.
  • A. Martin and I. D. Boyd. Variation of the Thomas algorithm for opposed-border tridiagonal systems of linear equations. Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2008.
  • A. Martin, M. Reggio, and J.-Y. Trépanier. Numerical solution of axisymmetric multi-species compressible gas flow: Towards improved circuit breaker simulation. International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, 22(4):259–271, April–May 2008.
  • A. Martin, I. D. Boyd, and M. J. Wright. Chemistry model for ablating carbon-phenolic material during atmospheric re-entry. In 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, number AIAA-2010-1175, Orlando, FL, January 2010.
  • A. Martin and I. D. Boyd. Strongly coupled computation of material response and nonequilibrium flow for hypersonic ablation. In 41th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, number AIAA-2009-3597, San Antonio, TX, June 22-25 2009.
  • A. Martin and I. D. Boyd. Implicit implementation of material response and moving meshes for hypersonic re-entry ablation. In 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, number AIAA-2009-0670, Orlando, FL, Jan. 5-8 2009.
  • A. Martin, M. Reggio, J.-Y. Trépanier, and X. Guo. Transient ablation regime in circuit breakers. Plasma Science and Technology, 9(6):653–656, December 2007.
  • P. Maruzewski, A. Martin, M. Reggio, and J.-Y. Trépanier. Simulation of arc-electrode interaction using sheath modeling in SF6 circuit-breakers. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 35:891–899, 2002.