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Jason M Merret

Jason M Merret
Jason M Merret
Associate Professor of Practice
(217) 300-7806
306G Talbot Laboratory
Clinical Associate Professor
(217) 300-7806
306G Talbot Laboratory

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Education

  • Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 2004, “Reentry Vehicle Aerodynamics and Control at Very High Angle of Attack”
  • Ph.D. Adviser: Michael B Bragg
  • Dissertation: Reentry Vehicle Aerodynamics and Control at Very High Angle of Attack
  • M.S., Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 2001, “Effect of Atmospheric Disturbances and Aircraft Icing on Performance and Control”
  • B.S., Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 1999 Graduated with University Honors, “Bronze Tablet”; Graduated with Highest Honors (College of Engineering)

Academic Positions

  • Adjunct Faculty. Taught aerospace oriented classes for the Gulfstream and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Master’s Program. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL, 06/10-05/18

Research Interests

  • Aircraft Design, Applied Aerodynamics, Flight Mechanics, Experimental Aerodynamics

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • Durston, D. A., Cliff, S. E., Wayman, T., Merret J., Elmiligui, A., and Bangert, L.: “Near-Field Sonic Boom Test on Two Low-Boom Configurations Using Multiple Measurement Techniques at NASA Ames,” 29th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Honolulu, HI, June 2011.
  • Wayman, T., Hicks, G., and Merret, J., “Force and Moment Test on a Low Boom Configuration in Glenn’s 8x6 Wind Tunnel,” AIAA Paper No. 2011-3332, 29th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Honolulu, HI, 2011.
  • Hirt, S. M., Tacina, K. M., Conners, T. R., Merret, J. M., and Howe, D. C., ”CFD Results for an Axisymmetric Isentropic Relaxed Compression Inlet,” AIAA Paper No. 2008-0092, 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, January 7-10, 2008.
  • Tacina, K. M., Hirt, S. M.,Conners, T. R., Merret, J. M., and Howe, D. C., ”Dynamic Analysis of Wind Tunnel Data from an Isentropic Relaxed Compression Inlet,” AIAA Paper No. 2007-5073, 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Cincinnati, OH, July 8-11, 2007.
  • Conners, T. R., Merret, J. M., Howe, D. C., Tacina, K. M., and Hirt, S. M., “Wind Tunnel Testing of an Axisymmetric Isentropic Relaxed External Compression Inlet at Mach 1.97 Design Speed,” AIAA Paper No. 2007-5066, 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Cincinnati, OH, July, 8 – 11 2007.
  • Merret, J. M. and Bragg, M. B., “X-38 Aerodynamics During Rapid Pitch Up,” AIAA Paper No. 2003-3526, 21st Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Orlando, FL, June 23-26 2003.
  • Merret, J. Hossian, K. and Bragg, M., “Envelope Protection and Atmospheric Disturbances in Icing Encounters,” AIAA Paper No. 2002-0814, 40th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno NV, January 14-17, 2002.
  • Melody, J., Pokhariyal, D., Merret, J., Basar, T., Perkins, W. R., and Bragg, M. B., “Sensor Integration for Inflight Icing Characterization Using Neural Networks,” AIAA Paper No. 2001-0542, 39th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno NV, January 8-11, 2001.
  • Pokhariyal, D., Bragg, M.B., Hutchison, T., and Merret, J., “Aircraft Flight Dynamics with Simulated Ice Accretion,” AIAA Paper No. 2000-0541, 39th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno NV, January 8-11, 2001.
  • Bragg, M.B., Hutchison, T., Merret, J., Oltman, R., and Pokhariyal, D., “Effect of Ice Accretion on Aircraft Flight Dynamics,” AIAA Paper No. 2000-0360, 38th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno NV, January 10-13, 2000.

Professional Societies

  • AIAA Aircraft Design Technical Committee Forums Sub-Committee Chair, 2019-Current
  • AIAA Aviation Technical Co-Chair 2018-Current
  • AIAA Aircraft Design Technical Committee 2012-Current, Member
  • AIAA Aircraft Design Technical Committee 2015-2018, DBF Representative
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Associate Fellow

Courses Taught

  • AE 199 - Design, Build, Fly
  • AE 199 - Student Aircraft Builders
  • AE 442 - Aerospace Systems Design I
  • AE 443 - Aerospace Systems Design II
  • AE 542 - Aerospace Syst Engineering I
  • AE 543 - Aerospace Syst Engineering II
  • ENG 572 - Professional Practicum
  • ENG 573 - Aerospace Systems Engineering
  • ENG 573 - Capstone Project

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