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Sergey Gimelshein
Research Associate Professor of Astronautics

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Address:
University of Southern California
Division of Astronautical Engineering
854B Downey Way, RRB 201
Los Angeles, California 90089-1192

Email: gimelshe@usc.edu

Research Interests: Computational fluid dynamics and hypersonic aerodynamics, spacecraft propulsion, laminar separated flows, plume flows, plume interactions and surface contamination, physics of molecular energy transfer, chemical reactions in gas phase and on the surface, and upper atmosphere radiation processes.

Education:

1995  

Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Novosibirsk, Russia

1988  

M.S., Applied Mathematics, Novosibirsk Institute of Electronic Technology


USC Positions:
2009- Research Associate Professor, Division of Astronautical Engineering

2007-2009

Research Assistant Professor, Division of Astronautical Engineering

2003-2007

Research Assistant Professor, Division of Astronautical Engineering


Professional Positions:

2003-2004

Research Associate, Pennsylvania State University

1998-2000

Senior Research Scientist, George Washington University

1996  

California Institute of Technology

1993-1998 

Research Scientist, Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Novosibirsk, Russia

 

Short-time Academic Work:

01/98 - 09/98 Visiting Scientist, Cornell University

03/96 - 07/96

Visiting Associate, California Institute of Technology

06/95 - 07/95

Visiting Scientist, INRIA, Paris, France

08/94 - 11/94 Visiting Scientist, Aachen Technical Univesity, Germany

05/92 - 06/92

Visiting Associate, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

Selected Recent Publications:

Lilly T.C., Duncan J.A., Nothnagel S.L., Gimelshein S.F., Gimelshein N.E., Ketsdever A.D., Wysong I.J., Numerical and experimental investigation of microchannel flows with rough surfaces, To appear in Physics of Fluids, 2007.

Shneider M.N., Barker P.F., Gimelshein S.F. Molecular transport in pulsed optical lattices, Applied Physics A, Vol. 10, 2007, pp. 337-350.

Ngalande C., Gimelshein S.F., Shneider M.N., Energy and momentum deposition from pulsed optical lattices to nonionized gases, Applied Physics Letters 90 (12): Art. No. 121130, Mar 2007

Shneider M., Gimelshein S., Barker P., Separation of binary gas mixtures in a capillary with an optical lattice, Laser Physics Letters, 4 (7): 519-523, 2007

Sazhin O, Kulev A., Borisov S. and Gimelshein S. Numerical analysis of gas-surface scattering effect on thermal transpiration in the free molecular regime, Vacuum, 82(1), September 2007, pp. 20-29.


Honors and Awards:

2005

AIAA Certificate of Merit for the outstanding paper

2001

AIAA Certificate of Merit for the outstanding paper

2001

Best Poster Award at 2001 European Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry

 

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