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Rolf D. Reitz


Prof. Reitz has supervised the following theses:


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  1. Liu, Alex B., MS; Mechanisms of Air-Assisted liquid Atomization, 1991 -- Link
  2. Giangregorio, Roberto P., MS; Optoacoustic Temperature and Turbulent Diffusivity Measurements in a Diesel Engine, 1992 -- Link
  3. Kong, Song-Charng, MS; Modeling Ignition and Combustion Processes in Compression Ignited Engines, 1992 -- Link
  4. Nehmer, Daniel, MS; Effect of Injection Rate and Split Injections on Diesel Engine Soot and NOx Emissions, 1993 -- Link
  5. Sweetland, Patrick, MS; PIV Measurements in the Piston Bowl of a DI Diesel Engine, 1993 -- Link
  6. Tow, Tryg, MS; Effect of Multiple Pulse Injection, Injection Rate and Injection Pressure on Particulate and NOx Emissions from a D.I. Diesel Engine, 1993 -- Link
  7. Pierpont, David Andy, MS; An Experimental Study of the Effect of Injection Parameters and EGR on D.I. Diesel Emissions and Performance, 1994 -- Link
  8. Kong, Song-Charng, PhD; Diesel Ignition and Combustion Modeling with Comparisons to In-Cylinder Flame Imaging, Aug 18, 1994 -- Link
  9. Ricart, Laura , MS; The Effects of Heat Transfer and Mixing on Diesel Ignition and Combustion, 1995 -- Link
  10. Eckhause, Joel E., MS; Modeling Spray Wall Impingement Heat Transfer in Direct Injection Engines, Jan 24, 1995 -- Link
  11. Mather, Daniel K., MS; Modeling the Use of Air-Injection for Emissions Reduction in a Direct-Injected Diesel Engine, May 19, 1995 -- Link
  12. Ayoub, Nabil S., PhD; Modeling Multicomponent Fuel Sprays in Engines with Application to Diesel Cold-Starting, Aug 28, 1995 -- Link
  13. Montgomery, David, MS; An Investigation of the Effects of Injection and EGR Parameters on the Emissions and Performance of Heavy-Duty Direct Injection Diesel Engines, 1996 -- Link
  14. Han, Zhiyu, PhD; Numerical Study of Air-Fuel Mixing in Direct-Injection Spark-Ignition and Diesel Engines, Jul 02, 1996 -- Link
  15. Liu, Yong, MS; Modeling of Combustion Chamber Surface Temperatures with Application to Multidimensional Diesel Engine Simulation, Nov 13, 1996 -- Link
  16. Hampson, Gregory James, PhD; A Theoretical and Experimental Study of Emissions Modeling for Diesel Engines with Comparisons to In-Cylinder Imaging, 1997 -- Link
  17. Patterson, Mark, PhD; Modeling the Effects of Fuel Injection Characteristics on Diesel Combustion and Emissions, 1997 -- Link
  18. Senecal, Peter Kelly, MS; Exploring Alternatives to Conventional DI Diesel Combustion Systems Using Computational Fluid Dynamics, 1997 -- Link
  19. Chan, Michael, MS; Modeling Multiple Injection, EGR, and Nozzle Hole Effects on D.I. Diesel Engine Emissions, May 05, 1997 -- Link
  20. Snyder, Herman E., PhD; Efficient Liquid Atomization Using Gas Flows and Novel Micro-Machining Techniques, May 15, 1997 -- Link
  21. Bakenhus, Marco, MS; 2-Color Combustion Visualization in a Single-Cylinder D.I. Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Using an Endoscope-based Imaging System, 1998 -- Link
  22. Ricart, Laura, PhD; An Experimental Computational Study of Fuel Injection, Mixing and Combustion in Diesel Engines, 1998 -- Link
  23. Mather, Daniel K., PhD; Modeling the Effects of Auxiliary Gas Injection and Fuel Injection Rate Shape on Diesel Engine Combustion and Emissions, Aug 01, 1998 -- Link
  24. Tennison, Paul, MS; An Experimental Investigation of the effects of Common Rail Injection parameters on emissions and performance in a high-speed direct injection small bore diesel engine, Nov 30, 1998 -- Link
  25. Choi, Cathy, PhD; Experiments and Modeling of Fuel Composition Effects on Diesel Engine Performance and Emissions, Dec 11, 1998 -- Link
  26. Beale, Jennifer C., MS; Modeling Fuel Injection Using the Kelvin-Helmholtz/Rayleigh-Taylor Hybrid Atomization Model in KIVA-3V, Jan 31, 1999 -- Link
  27. Richards, Keith, MS; Multidimensional Intake Flow Modeling of HSDI Diesel Engines, Mar 12, 1999 -- Link
  28. Lippert, Andreas M., PhD; Modeling of Multicomponent Fuels with Application to Sprays and Simulation of Diesel Engine Cold Start, May 07, 1999 -- Link
  29. Tanin, Konstantin V., MS; An Experimental Study of the Effects of Boost Pressure and Ultrahigh Pressure Fuel Injection on D.I. Diesel Emissions and Performance, May 20, 1999 -- Link
  30. Wiedenhoefer, J., MS; Finite Element Modeling of I.C. Engine Component Temperatures, May 20, 1999 -- Link
  31. Wickman, D., MS; Modeling the Effects of Fuel Injection on Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Performance and Emissions, Jul 26, 1999 -- Link
  32. Fan, L., PhD; Multidimensional Modeling of Mixing and Combustion of Direct Injection Spark Ignition Engines, Jan 18, 2000 -- Link
  33. Senecal, Peter Kelly, PhD; Development of a Methodology for Internal Combustion Engine Design Using Multi-dimensional Modeling with Validation Through Experiments, Mar 31, 2000 -- Link
  34. Montgomery, David, PhD; An Investigation into Optimization of Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Operating Parameters when Using Multiple Injections and EGR, May 01, 2000 -- Link
  35. Corgard, Daniel D., MS; Effects of Alternative Fuels and Intake Port Geometry on High-Speed, Direct-Injection, Diesel Engine Performance and Emissions, Jun 09, 2000 -- Link
  36. Wright, C., MS; Development of a Multi-cylinder Engine System Model using 1-D Gas Dynamics, Feb 19, 2001 -- Link
  37. Galligan, D.T., PhD; Effect of Ignition and Combustion on Diesel Engine Emissions, Mar 31, 2001 -- Link
  38. Marriott, C.D., MS; An Experimental Investigation of Direct Injection for Homogeneous and Fuel-Stratified Compression Ignited Combustion Timing Control, Mar 31, 2001 -- Link
  39. Shrivastava, R., MS; CFD Optimization of DI Diesel Engine Performance and Emissions Using Variable Intake Valve Actuation with Boost Pressure, EGR and Multiple Injections, Jun 07, 2001 -- Link
  40. Hamosfakidis, B., MS; Using Genetic Algorithm Optimization to Improve Ignition Prediction for Multidimensional Diesel Engine Modeling, Aug 03, 2001 -- Link
  41. Thiel, M. P., MS; Application of Automated Experiments to the Optimization of a Heavy-Duty Direct-Injected Diesel Engine for the Simultaneous Reduction of NOx and Particulate Emissions, Aug 09, 2001 -- Link
  42. Klingbeil, Adam, MS; Particulate and NOx Reduction in a Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Using High Levels of Exhaust Gas Recirculation and Very Early or Very Late Start of Injection, May 20, 2002 -- Link
  43. Subramanian, Mark, MS; Operating Parameter Optimization in a 2-stroke Direct-Injection Engine with Multidimensional Modeling and a Genetic Algorithm Search Technique, May 21, 2002 -- Link
  44. Wiedenhoefer, J.F., PhD; A Computational Investigation on the Effects of Radiation and Wall Heat Transfer on Diesel Engine Performance, Aug 09, 2002 -- Link
  45. Nagel, Zachary William, MS; On the Modeling of Turbulence Generation in HSDI Diesel Engines using the RNG k-e Model, Aug 19, 2002 -- Link
  46. Lee, Taewon, PhD; An Experimental Study of Emissions Reduction Mechanisms in a High Speed Direct Injection Diesel Engine with Multiple Injections and EGR, Aug 31, 2002 -- Link
  47. Yi, Y., PhD; Numerical Modeling of Spray Primary Breakup with Application to Diesel Engines, Sep 27, 2002 -- Link
  48. Liu, Yi, MS; The Effect of In-Cylinder Swirl and Tumble Flow on HSDI Diesel Engine Combustion and Emissions, May 08, 2003 -- Link
  49. Tan, Zhichao, PhD; Multidimensional Modeling of Ignition and Combustion in Premixed and DIS/CI (Direct Injection Spark/Compression Ignition) Engines, Jun 27, 2003 -- Link
  50. Wickman, D., PhD; HSDI Diesel Engine Combustion Chamber Geometry Optimization, Aug 14, 2003 -- Link
  51. Juneja, Harmit, MS; Injection Rate-shape Optimization as a Means of Controlling Combustion of Diesel Sprays, Aug 25, 2003 -- Link
  52. Hruby, Eric, MS; An Experimental Investigation of a Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engine Using Low Pressure Injection and Diesel Fuel, Aug 29, 2003 -- Link
  53. Patel, Amar, MS; Development, Validation and Application of a Reduced n-heptane reaction Mechanism to Diesel Engine Combustion Optimization, Jun 11, 2004 -- Link
  54. Liechty, Michael, MS; Optimization of Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Operating Parameters at High Speed and Medium Load Using Micro-Genetic Algorithms, Aug 20, 2004 -- Link
  55. RempelEwert, B.H., MS; The Influence of Swirl on Flow, Fuel Injection, and Emissions in an HSDI Diesel, Aug 23, 2004 -- Link
  56. Von Der Ehe, Jim, MS; Closed-Loop Feedback Control of a Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine for Emissions Reduction, Aug 25, 2004 -- Link
  57. Yun, Hanho, PhD; Combustion Optimization in the Low-Temperature Combustion Regime, Aug 27, 2004 -- Link
  58. Boyarski, Nicholas, MS; Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Piston Bowl Geometry, Nozzle Spray Angle, and Engine Control Parameters on Early Injection Premixed Compression Ignition (PCI) Combustion in a HSDI Diesel Engine, Dec 14, 2004 -- Link
  59. Hardy, W.L., MS; An Experimental Investigation of Advanced Diesel Combustion Strategies for Emissions Reductions in a Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine at High Speed and Medium Load, May 09, 2005 -- Link
  60. Liu, Yi, PhD; Diesel Engine Modeling and Optimization for Emission Reduction, Aug 29, 2005 -- Link
  61. Bergin, Michael, MS; Optimization of a Large Diesel Engine via Spin Spray Combustion , Nov 08, 2005
  62. Stager, L.A., MS; Assessment of Diesel Engine Size-Scaling Relationships, May 30, 2006 -- Link
  63. Nevin, R., MS; PCCI Investigation Using Variable Intake Valve Closing in a Heavy Duty Diesel Engine, Jun 05, 2006 -- Link
  64. Liang, Long, PhD; Modeling Knock in Spark-Ignition Engines Using a G-equation Combustion Model Incorporating Detailed Chemical Kinetics, Sep 01, 2006 -- Link
  65. Singh, Satbir, PhD; Experimental Investigation of Multi-mode Diesel Engine Combustion and Validation of Advanced Combustion Models, Sep 01, 2006 -- Link
  66. Lee, Sangsuk, PhD; Investigation of Two Low Emissions Strategies for Diesel Engines; Premixed Charge Compression Ignition (PCCI) and Stoichiometric Combustion, Nov 01, 2006 -- Link
  67. Sun, Yong, PhD; Diesel Combustion Optimization and Emissions Reduction Using Adaptive Injection Strategies (AIS) with Improved Numerical Models, Aug 31, 2007 -- Link
  68. Ning, Wei, PhD; Development of a Next-generation Spray and Atomization Model Using an Eulerian-Lagrangian Methodology, Sep 04, 2007 -- Link
  69. Brakora, Jessica, MS; Development and Validation of a Reduced Reaction Mechanism for Biodiesel-fueled Engine Simulations, Nov 27, 2007
  70. Munnannur, Achuth, PhD; Droplet Collision Modeling in Multi-dimensional Engine Spray Computations, Dec 01, 2007 -- Link
  71. Yoshikawa, Takeshi, PhD; Effect of Radiation on Diesel Engine Combustion and Heat Transfer, Oct 14, 2008
  72. Staples, Luke R., MS; An Experimental Investigation into Diesel Engine Size-Scaling Parameters, Nov 21, 2008
  73. Kokjohn, S.L., , MS ; Investigations of Advanced Injection and Combustion Strategies in Low-Emissions Diesel Engines, Dec 15, 2008
  74. Genzale, Caroline L., Ph.D.; Optimizing Combustion Chamber Design for Low-Temperature Diesel Combustion, Dec 17, 2008
  75. Swor, Thaddeus, MS; Experimental Investigation of Adaptive Injection Strategies Through Low and High Pressure Split Injections, Aug 10, 2009
  76. Dunbeck, Patrick B., MS; An Experimental Study of Dual Fueling with Port Injection in a Single Cylinder Air Cooled HSDI Diesel Engine, Aug 28, 2009
  77. Abani, , Neerav, Ph.D.; Improvements in Multi-dimensional Modeling of Unsteady Turbulent Diesel Sprays and Engine Combustion, Aug 30, 2009
  78. Hanson, Reed M., MS; Experimental Investigation of Fuel Effects on Low Temperature Combustion in a Heavy-Duty Compression-Ignition Engine, Oct 13, 2009
  79. Kim, Junghwan, PhD; Experimental Investigation of Effects of Intake Pressure and Advanced Concept Nozzles on Stoichiometric Diesel Combustion with a Three-Way Catalyst for Emissions Reduction, Dec 08, 2009
  80. Shi, Yu, PhD; Optimization of a Compression-Ignition Engine Fueled with Diesel and Gasoline-like Fuels, Dec 16, 2009
  81. Splitter, Derek A., MS; Experimental Investigation of Fuel Reactivity Controlled Combustion in a Heavy-Duty Internal Combustion Engine, Apr 09, 2010
  82. Dolak, Jonathan, MS; Combustion Chamber Optimization of a Light Duty Diesel Engine, May 04, 2010
  83. Yang, Shiyou, PhD; Modeling Multi-component Fuel Evaporation, Flame Propagation, and Chemical Kinetics Processes for GDI Engines, May 13, 2010
  84. Cantrell, Benjamin, MS; Validation of Advanced Combustion Models Applied to Multiple Injections in Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines, May 14, 2010
  85. Sauter, Jeffrey, MS; Model Parameter Sensitivity of Mixing and UHC/CO Emissions in a PPCI, Low-Load Optical Diesel Engine, May 26, 2010
  86. Bergin, Michael, PhD; Optimization and Analysis of Mixing Strategies in Diesel Engines, May 27, 2010
  87. Jiao, Qi, MS; Influence of Molecular Interactions on the Vaporization of Multi-Component Fuel Sprays, Jun 04, 2010
  88. Tess, Michael, MS; Diesel Engine Combustion Size Scaling at Medium Load without EGR, Jun 24, 2010
  89. Vishwanathan, Gokul, PhD; Development and Application of a Practical Soot Modeling Approach for Low Temperature Diesel Combustion, Jan 10, 2011
  90. Kaddatz, John, MS; Experimental Investigation of Dual-Fuel RCCI Operation in a Light-Duty Engine, Aug 26, 2011
  91. Pohlkamp, Kyle, MS; Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI) in a Single-Cylinder Air-Cooled HSDI Diesel Engine, Dec 19, 2011
  92. Kokjohn, Sage, PhD ; Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI) Combustion, Apr 11, 2012
  93. Nieman, Derek, MS; Computational Study and Optimization of Heavy-Duty Natural Gas/Diesel RCCI Operation, May 23, 2012
  94. Labaza, Matthew, MS; Demonstration of Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI) Combustion in a Two-Stroke Cycle Engine, Aug 13, 2012
  95. Walker, Ryan, MS; Investigation of Low-Pressure Injection Effects on Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition Combustion, Aug 17, 2012
  96. Brakora, Jessica, PhD; A Comprehensive Combustion Model for Biodiesel-fueled Engine Simulations, Aug 22, 2012
  97. Splitter, Derek, PhD; High Efficiency RCCI Combustion, Sep 24, 2012
  98. Dempsey, Adam B., PhD; Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI) with Alternative Fuels, Aug 07, 2013
  99. Wang, Yue, PhD ; Development of an Integrated CFD Approach for Internal Nozzle Flow and Sprays, Sep 10, 2013
  100. Hanson, Reed M., PhD; Experimental Investigation of Transient RCCI Combustion in a Light Duty Diesel Engine , Nov 27, 2013
  101. Spannbauer, Shawn, MS; Development and Testing of a Series Hybrid Vehicle with a Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition Engine, May 07, 2014
  102. Jiao, Qi, PhD; Soot Formation in GDI/GTDI Engines, May 28, 2014
  103. Park, Seunghyun, M.S.; Development of Reduced Chemical Kinetic Model for TPGME and Its Application to Enable Lifted Flames for Soot Reduction, Aug 15, 2014
  104. Adhikary, Bishwadipa Das, PhD; Low Load Operation in a Light-Duty Diesel Engine using High Octane Fuels and Additives, Nov 21, 2014
  105. Qiu, Lu, PhD; Development of a Phase Stability-Based Fuel Condensation Model for Advanced Low Temperature Combustion Engines, Dec 17, 2014
  106. Lim, Jae, PhD; High Power Output Operation of RCCI Combustion, Feb 06, 2015
  107. Wissink, Martin, PhD; Direct Injection for Dual Fuel Stratification (DDFS): Improving the Control of Heat Release in Advanced IC Engine Combustion Strategies, Mar 02, 2015
  108. Weninger, Eric D., MS; Experimental Investigation of Two Stage Combustion in a Heavy-Duty Compression-Ignition Engine , Aug 05, 2015
  109. Bharath, Anand, PhD; Optimization of the Air Handling System of a Multicylinder Light-duty Engine running on Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition – A Simulation Study, May 31, 2016
  110. Walker, Nicholas Ryan, PhD; Natural Gas for Advanced Dual-Fuel Combustion Strategies, Jun 01, 2016
  111. DelVescovo, Daniel A., PhD; The Effects of Fuel Stratification and Heat Release Rate Shaping in Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI) Combustion, Jun 01, 2016
  112. Riederer, Jacob Thomas, MS; Mid-Load Exploration of Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI) in Series Hybrid Vehicle using Ethanol Blend Fuels, Jun 02, 2016
  113. Gross, Christopher Wolfgang, PhD; Investigation of RCCI Operation with Customized Pistons in a Light-Duty Multi-Cylinder Engine Using Dieseline, Jun 22, 2016


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