Faculty Profile

Jason M Merret

Aerospace Engineering
Jason M Merret
Jason M Merret
Clinical Associate Professor
306G Talbot Laboratory MC 234
104 S. Wright Street
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 300-7806

Education

  • Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering ￿ University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 2004, ￿Reentry Vehicle Aerodynamics and Control at Very High Angle of Attack￿
  • M.S., Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering ￿ University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 2001, ￿Effect of Atmospheric Disturbances and Aircraft Icing on Performance and Control￿
  • B.S., Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering ￿ University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 1999 Graduated with University Honors, ￿Bronze Tablet￿; Graduated with Highest Honors (College of Engineering)

Research Interests

  • Aircraft Design, Applied Aerodynamics, Flight Mechanics, Experimental Aerodynamics

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • Durston, D. A., Cliff, S. E., Wayman, T., Merret J., Elmiligui, A., and Bangert, L.: ￿Near-Field Sonic Boom Test on Two Low-Boom Configurations Using Multiple Measurement Techniques at NASA Ames,￿ 29th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Honolulu, HI, June 2011.
  • Wayman, T., Hicks, G., and Merret, J., ￿Force and Moment Test on a Low Boom Configuration in Glenn￿s 8x6 Wind Tunnel,￿ AIAA Paper No. 2011-3332, 29th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Honolulu, HI, 2011.
  • Hirt, S. M., Tacina, K. M., Conners, T. R., Merret, J. M., and Howe, D. C., ￿CFD Results for an Axisymmetric Isentropic Relaxed Compression Inlet,￿ AIAA Paper No. 2008-0092, 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 7-10, 2008.
  • Tacina, K. M., Hirt, S. M.,Conners, T. R., Merret, J. M., and Howe, D. C., ￿Dynamic Analysis of Wind Tunnel Data from an Isentropic Relaxed Compression Inlet,￿ AIAA Paper No. 2007-5073, 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Cincinnati, OH, July 8-11, 2007.
  • Conners, T. R., Merret, J. M., Howe, D. C., Tacina, K. M., and Hirt, S. M., ￿Wind Tunnel Testing of an Axisymmetric Isentropic Relaxed External Compression Inlet at Mach 1.97 Design Speed,￿ AIAA Paper No. 2007-5066, 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Cincinnati, OH, July, 8 ￿ 11 2007.
  • Merret, J. M. and Bragg, M. B., ￿X-38 Aerodynamics During Rapid Pitch Up,￿ AIAA Paper No. 2003-3526, 21st Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Orlando, FL, June 23-26 2003.
  • Merret, J. Hossian, K. and Bragg, M., ￿Envelope Protection and Atmospheric Disturbances in Icing Encounters,￿ AIAA Paper No. 2002-0814, 40th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno NV, January 14-17, 2002.
  • Melody, J., Pokhariyal, D., Merret, J., Basar, T., Perkins, W. R., and Bragg, M. B., ￿Sensor Integration for Inflight Icing Characterization Using Neural Networks,￿ AIAA Paper No. 2001-0542, 39th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno NV, January 8-11, 2001.
  • Pokhariyal, D., Bragg, M.B., Hutchison, T., and Merret, J., ￿Aircraft Flight Dynamics with Simulated Ice Accretion,￿ AIAA Paper No. 2000-0541, 39th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno NV, January 8-11, 2001.
  • Bragg, M.B., Hutchison, T., Merret, J., Oltman, R., and Pokhariyal, D., ￿Effect of Ice Accretion on Aircraft Flight Dynamics,￿ AIAA Paper No. 2000-0360, 38th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno NV, January 10-13, 2000.