This project will develop models to predict the physical characteristics and behaviors of alternative jet fuels within jet engines. Of specific interest is the characterization of primary and secondary breakup of the liquid fuel into droplets and the subsequent evaporation.

Industrial Partners:

  • Williams International
  • Honeywell
  • Pratt & Whitney/United Technologies Research Center

Federal Agencies:

  • Air Force Office of Scientific Research
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Defense Logistics Agency – Energy
  • NavAir
  • Army Research Laboratory
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology

International Partners

  • National Research Council (Canada)
  • DLR (Germany)
  • University of Sheffield (UK)

ASCENT Committee Member

  • CAAFI
  • Boeing
  • Shell
  • Gevo

Program Managers

Last Updated: 06/22/2017