Alison Hoxie

ALISON BEHRENS HOXIE

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
University of Minnesota Duluth
ahoxie@d.umn.edu; 218-726-8957

 

Full CV here


EDUCATION

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN,
January 2007. Thesis Title: Reacting flow studies in a dump combustor: enhanced
volumetric heat release rates and flame anchorability. Advisor P.J. Strykowski

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN,
December 2000

B.A., Natural Science, College of Saint Benedict, Collegeville, MN, May 1999

SELECTED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCE PAPERS

  • A.A. Behrens, J.M. Lutz, and P.J. Strykowski,"Instantaneous Flame Anchor
    Measurements Behind a reward-facing step," AIAA Journal, (under review)
  • A.A. Behrens and P.J. Strykowski,"Controlling volumetric heat release rates in a
    dump combustor using countercurrent shear," AIAA Journal, Vol. 45, No. 6, 2007,
    pp. 1317-1323
  • J.M. Lutz, A.B. Hoxie, and P.J. Strykowski,"Performance of suction-based
    counterflow in reacting step geometries," Proceedings of 20th Propulsion
    Conference, Alexandria, VA, Dec. 12-14, 2007.
  • D.J. Forliti, A.A. Behrens, B.A. Tang, and P.J. Strykowski,"Prevaporized JP-10
    combustion and the enhanced production of turbulence using countercurrent shear,"
    Combustion Processes in Propulsion, Chapter 8, Elsevier Press, 2006, pp. 75-86.
  • A.A. Behrens, J.M. Lutz, and P.J. Strykowski,"Instantaneous flame anchor
    measurements behind bluff bodies," Proceedings 19th Propulsion Conference,
    Costa Mesa, CA, Dec. 18-20, 2006.
  • A.A. Behrens, M.P. Hallberg, D.J. Forliti, and P.J. Strykowski,"Combustion
    control of premixed/prevaporized JP-10 in air downstream of a backward-facing
    step using steady counterflow," Advances in Combustion and Noise Control,
    Chapter 7, Cranfield University Press, 2005, pp. 99-114.
  • D.J. Forliti, A.A. Behrens, P.J. Strykowski, and B.A. Tang,"Enhancing
    combustion in a dump combustor using countercurrent shear. Part I: nonreacting
    flow control and preliminary combustion results," Proceedings ASME
    International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Paper
    IMECE2005-81267, Orlando, FL., 5-11 Nov. 2005.
  • A.A. Behrens, M.J. Anderson, P.J. Strykowski, and D.J. Forliti,"Enhancing
    combustion in a dump combustor using countercurrent shear. Part II: heat release
    rate measurements and geometry effects," Proceedings ASME International
    Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Paper IMECE2005-81274,
    Orlando, FL., 5-11 Nov. 2005.

Note: A.A. Behrens changed her name to A.B.Hoxie on 9/23/2006