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James Coder

Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Aerospace Engineering

235B Hammond Building

jcoder@psu.edu

814-863-2887

Research Areas:

Computational and Experimental Fluid Dynamics; Flight Science; Rotorcraft Engineering; Vehicle Systems Engineering

Interest Areas:

Computational fluid dynamics; Applied aerodynamics; Turbulence and transition modeling; Hypersonic aerothermodynamics

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Aerospace Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2008
  • MS, Aerospace Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2010
  • PhD, Aerospace Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2014

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Carl F Ollivier-Gooch and James G Coder, 2023, "HLPW-4/GMGW-3: Fixed-Grid RANS Technology Focus Group Workshop Summary", Journal of Aircraft
  • Hector Ortiz-Melendez, Ethan Long, Christopher Colletti, George Toth, Cody Perkins, Kathryn Keely, Phillip Ansell and James G Coder, 2023, "Design and Characterization of High-Lift Capabilities for Slotted, Natural-Laminar-Flow Airfoils", Journal of Aircraft, pp. 19
  • Ethan A Vogel and James G Coder, 2022, "A Novel Entropy Normalization Scheme for Characterization of Highly Compressible Flows", Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Forrest J Mobley, Tristan D Wall and James G Coder, 2022, "Computational Characterization of Unsteadiness and Turbulence in Rotor Hub Wakes", Journal of the American Helicopter Society
  • Jared A Carnes and James G Coder, 2022, "Analyzing the Near-Wall Behavior of the Langtry-Menter Transition Model", Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, 108
  • Jared A Carnes and James G Coder, 2022, "Numerical Investigation of Unsteady Boundary Layer Transition on a Dynamically Pitching Rotor", Journal of the American Helicopter Society, 67, (1)
  • Hector D Ortiz-Melendez, James G Coder and Arvin Shmilovich, 2022, "High-Lift Computational Strategy for Slotted, Natural-Laminar-Flow Airfoils", Journal of Aircraft, 59, (4)
  • Jared A Carnes and James G Coder, 2022, "Effect of Crossflow Transition on the Pressure-Sensitive-Paint Rotor in Hover", Journal of Aircraft, 59, (1)
  • James Coder, , "Accuracy of High-Order, Discrete Approximations to the Lifting-Line Equation", The Aeronautical Journal

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • FY2022 AFOSR Young Investigator Award, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, 2022
  • AIAA Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, November 2022

Service

Service to Penn State:

Service to External Organizations:

  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Chair, AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Technical Committee, May 2022 - April 2024