Recent publications are listed below. Please refer to the links at the sidebar for a more comprehensive listing.

Dissertations

  1. Sawicki, P., "Numerical Assessment of Plasma Formation and Potential Mitigation Approaches for Hypersonic Blackout", Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Colorado, 2022.
  2. Vazsonyi, A. R., "Deterministic-Kinetic Computational Analyses of Expansion Flows and Current-Carrying Plasmas", Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2021. 
  3. Hansson, K. B., "Electromagnetic Energy Transport Through Complex Media", Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2021. 
  4. Holloway, M. E., "Detailed Analysis of Thermochemistry Modeling for Hypersonic Air Flows", Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2021. 
  5. Kaplan, C. I., "Analysis of the Aerodynamics of Tumbling Spacecraft During Orbital Decay and Reentry", Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Michigan, 2021. 

Journals

  1. Dang, Z. D., Stern, E. C., and Boyd, I. D., "Data-Driven Analysis of the Stiffness Degradation of a Woven Thermal Protection System", Journal of  Spacecraft and Rockets, pp.1-11, 2022; doi:10.2514/1.A35247
  2. Holloway, M. E. and Boyd, I. D., "Sensitivity Analysis of Thermochemical Kinetics Modeling for Hypersonic Air Flows", Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 2022; doi:10.2514/1.T6427
  3. Meyer, M. E., Byrne, M. P., Boyd, I. D., and Jorns, B. A., "Quantifying Uncertainty in Predictions of Spacecraft Erosion Induced by a Hall Thruster", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 2021; doi:10.2514/1.A35196
  4. Sawicki, P., Chaudhry, R. S., and Boyd, I. D., "Influence of Chemical Kinetic Models on Plasma Generation in Hypersonic Flight", AIAA Journal, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 31-40, 2021; doi:10.2514/1.J060615
  5. Holloway, M. E., Chaudhry, R. S., and Boyd, I. D., "Assessment of Hypersonic Double-Cone Experiments for Validation of Thermochemistry Models", Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 2021; doi:10.2514/1.A35052
  6. Boyd, I. D. and Josyula E., "Analysis of Associative Ionization Rates for Hypersonic Flows", Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, pp.1-10, 2020; doi:10.2514/1.T6109
  7. Vazsonyi, A. R., Hara, K., and Boyd, I. D., "Non-monotonic double layers and electron two-stream instabilities resulting from intermittent ion acoustic wave growth," Physics of Plasmas, Vol. 27(11), No. 112303, 2020; doi:10.1063/5.0019729
  8. Dang, Z. D., Stern, E. C., and Boyd, I. D., "Structural Response Modeling of a Woven Thermal Protection System", Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, pp.1-8, 2020; doi:10.2514/1.T6051
  9. Dragnea, H. C., Ortega, A. L., Kamhawi, H., and Boyd, I. D., "Simulation of a Hall Effect Thruster Using Krypton Propellant", Journal of Propulsion and Power, pp.1-11, 2020; doi:10.2514/1.B37499
  10. Chen, S. Y. and Boyd, I. D., "Boundary-Layer Thermochemical Analysis During Passive and Active Oxidation of Silicon Carbide", Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, pp.1-12, 2020; doi:10.2514/1.T5864

Conferences

  1. Chaudhry, R. S. and Boyd, I. D., "Parametric Comparison of the Park and MMT Chemical Kinetics Models for Hypersonic Blunt Cones", AIAA Aviation 2022 Forum, AIAA Paper 2022-3952, June 2022. 
  2. Andrienko, D. A. and Boyd, I. D., "Modeling Oxidation Kinetics of SiC-Containing Zirconium Diborides", AIAA Aviation 2022 Forum, AIAA Paper 2022-3581, June 2022. 
  3. Aiken, T. A. and Boyd, I. D., "Assessment of Detailed Thermochemistry and Excitation Models for Shock-Heated Oxygen Mixtures", AIAA Aviation 2022 Forum, AIAA Paper 2022-3500, June 2022. 
  4. Kava, T., Evans, J., and Boyd, I. D., "Three-Dimensional Numerical Analysis of Plasma Fueled Engines", AIAA Aviation 2022 Forum, AIAA Paper 2022-3348, June 2022. 
  5. Aiken, T. A., Boyd, I. D., Duan, L., and Huang, J., "Assessment of Reynolds Averaged Navier -Stokes Models for a Hypersonic Cold-Wall Turbulent Boundary Layer", AIAA Scitech 2022 Forum, AIAA Paper 2022-0586, January 2022.
  6. Kava, T., Evans, J., and Boyd, I. D., "Numerical Simulation of Electron-Beam Powered Plasma Fueled Engines", AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2021 Forum, AIAA Paper 2021-3241, August 2021.
  7. Campbell, N. S., Chen, S. Y., and Boyd, I. D., "Unified Material-Environment Interaction Model for Binary UHTC Composites", AIAA Aviation 2021 Forum, AIAA Paper 2021-3168, August 2021. 
  8. Sawicki, P., Chaudhry, R. S., and Boyd, I. D., "Influence of Chemical Kinetic Models on Plasma Generation in Hypersonic Flight", AIAA Scitech 2021 Forum, AIAA Paper 2021-0057, January 2021. 
  9. Hansson, K. B., Carroll, A. T., Poovathingal, S. J., and Boyd, I. D., "Analysis of Chemical Kinetic Parameters for Hydrogen Atmospheres", AIAA Scitech 2021 Forum, AIAA Paper 2021-0706, January 2021. 
  10. Vazsonyi, A. R., Hara, K., and Boyd, I. D., " Kinetic Simulation of Instability-Driven Anomalous Transport for a Hollow Cathode Plasma", AIAA Propulsion and Energy 2020 Forum, AIAA Paper 2020-3640, August 2020.
  11. Chaudhry, R. S., Boyd, I. D., and Candler, G. V., "Vehicle-Scale Simulations of Hypersonic Flows using the MMT Chemical Kinetics Model", AIAA Aviation 2020 Forum, AIAA Paper 2020-3272, June 2020.
  12. Hanquist, K. M., Chaudhry, R. S., Boyd, I. D., Streicher, J. W., Krish, A., and Hanson, R. K., "Detailed Thermochemical Modeling of O2-Ar in Reflected Shock Tube Flows", AIAA Aviation 2020 Forum, AIAA Paper 2020-3275, June 2020.
  13. Holloway, M. E. and Boyd, I. D., "Assessment of Thermochemical Kinetics Modeling on Hypersonic Flow Over a Double Cone", AIAA Scitech 2020 Forum, AIAA Paper 2020-1228, January 2020.
  14. Chaudhry, R. S., Boyd, I. D., Torres, E., Schwartzentruber, T. E. and Candler, G. V., "Implementation of a Chemical Kinetics Model for Hypersonic Flows in Air for High-Performance CFD", AIAA Scitech 2020 Forum, AIAA Paper 2020-2191, January 2020.
  15. Dang, D. Z., Stern, E. C., and Boyd, I. D., "Quasi-Steady Thermoelastic Modeling of Woven Thermal Protection Systems", AIAA Scitech 2020 Forum, AIAA Paper 2020-1228, January 2020. 
  16. Chen, S. Y. and Boyd, I. D., "A thermodynamic meso-scale model for oxidation of ZrB2-SiC", AIAA Scitech 2020 Forum, AIAA Paper 2020-0399, January 2020. 
  17. Hansson, K. B. and Boyd, I. D., "Modeling Requirements for Accurate Prediction of Radiative Transfer in Particle Laden Flow", AIAA Scitech 2020 Forum, AIAA Paper 2020-0734, January 2020. 
  18. Vazsonyi, A. R., and Boyd, I. D., "An Axisymmetric Direct Kinetic Solver for Simulation of Hollow Cathode Plasmas", 36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, IEPC 2019-331, Septemeber 2019.
  19. Raisanen, A. L. and Boyd, I. D., "Boundary Conditions for a Two-Dimensional Direct Kinetic Simulation of a Hall Thruster", 36th Internation Electric Propulsion Conference, IEPC 2019-613, September 2019.
  20. Cusson, S. E., Hofer, R. R., Goebel, D. M., Georgin, M. P., Vazsonyi, A. R., Jorns, B. A., Gallimore, A. D., and Boyd, I. D, "Development of a 30-kW Class Magnetically Shielded Nested Hall Thruster", 36th International Electric Propulsion Conference, IEPC 2019-266, Septemeber 2019.