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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Innovative engineer with an extensive background in combustion and cycle development, specializing in experimental analysis and modeling. Clear understanding of computational modeling and training in multiple computer languages and CFD software. Motivated to learn, grow and excel at the Department of Homeland Security.

Experience
09/2018 to Current
Research Engineer Systems & Technology Research San Diego, CA,
  • Written over 10 proposals for machinery research including on development of a helium gas turbine for nuclear power generation
  • Managed several projects worth over $500,000 dollars on experimental machinery development
  • Create models and perform CFD simulations on centrifugal compressors and turbines
  • Developed models for cycle development and heat transfer analysis
02/2012 to 08/2018
Graduate/Undergraduate Research Assistant University Of Central Florida City, STATE,
  • Performed up to 10 experiments per day in UCF shocktube
  • Completed simulations for chemical decomposition and combustion including organophosphorous compounds (chemical weapon surrogate)
  • Managed shocktube lab with 5 people and up to 8 concurrent projects
  • Wrote papers to disseminate research and several proposals
05/2017 to 07/2017
NSF International Research Experience for Students Deutsches Zentrum Für Luft- Und Raumfahrt (German City, STATE,
  • Designed, executed and analyzed experiments for CO2 and H2O diluted methane mixtures
  • Analyzed and updated chemical kinetics of methane and ethane combustion using Chemkin Pro
05/2015 to 07/2015
Summer Faculty (Graduate Student) Air Force Research Labs City, STATE,
  • Designed, executed and analyzed over 40 experiments for hypergolic fuels
  • Analyzed products using a rapid scan FTIR on ionic liquid fuels
  • Updated and improved experimental setup for catalytic liquid fuel coking
Education
Expected in 08/2018
Ph.D.: Mechanical Engineering
University of Central Florida - Orlando, FL,
GPA:
Expected in 05/2016
Master of Science: Aerospace Engineering
University of Central FL - Orlando, FL,
GPA:
  • Thermofluid Aerodynamic System Design & Engineering Track
  • 3.6 GPA
Expected in 05/2014
Bachelor of Science: Aerospace Engineering
University of Central Florida - Orlando, FL,
GPA:
  • Honors in the Major Undergraduate Thesis
  • Graduated with Honors
  • 3.65 GPA
Expected in 2014
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science
University of Central Florida - Orlando, FL,
GPA:
  • International Relations Track
  • Graduated with Honors
  • 3.65 GPA
Accomplishments

Eagle Scout

Sandlake District Eagle Scout of the Year, 2008

ORC Doctoral FellowReceived doctoral fellowship from the Office of Research and Commercialization at the University of Central Florida

Collegiate Inaugural Presidential Conference, 2013

Conference designed to help successful students develop leadership skills for the future. Centered around the U.S. Presidential Inauguration in 2013.

International Scholar's Laureate Program, Engineering Section, 2011

Summer abroad program in China. Focused on developing young engineers and understanding the differences between other country's engineering approaches

Skills
  • Multitasking and problem resolution
  • Project Management
  • Research
  • Computer Coding (Python, MATLab)
  • 2D/3D Model development (Solidworks, AutoCAD)
  • CFD Modeling (Star CCM+, CFX, Fluent)
  • Combustion Modeling (Chemkin Pro, Cantera)
  • Mechanical engineering
Publications

Owen M. Pryor, Batikan Koroglu, Samuel Barak, Joseph Lopez, Erik Ninnemann, Leigh Nash, Subith S. Vasu, 2017, “Ignition delay times of high pressure oxy-methane combustion with high levels of carbon dioxide”, ASME Turbo Expo 2017, Charlotte, NC

 

Owen M. Pryor, Steven D. Chambreau, Ghanshyam L. Vaghjiani, Subith Vasu, 2017, Temperature Jump Pyrolysis Studies of RP-2 Fuel”, 55­th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Dallas, TX

 

Owen M. Pryor, Samuel Barak, Batikan Koroglu, Erik Ninnemann, Subith Vasu, 2016, “Measurements and interpretation of shock tube ignition delay times in highly CO­2 diluted mixtures using multiple diagnostics”, Combustion and Flame, in submission

 Ghazal Barari, Owen Pryor, Batikan Köroğlu, Joseph Lopez, Leigh Nash, Mani Sarathy, 2016, “High Temperature Shock Tube Experiments and Kinetic Modeling Study of Diisopropyl Ketone Ignition and Pyrolysis”, Combustion and Flame, in review Owen M. Pryor, 2016, “High temperature shock tube ignition studies of CO2 diluted mixtures”, Master’s in Aerospace Engineering, University of Central Florida Subith S. Vasu, Owen M. Pryor, Jayanta S. Kapat, Artem E. Masunov, Scott M. Martin, 2016, “Developing a validated chemical kinetics model for sCO2 combustion and implementation in CFD,” 5th International Symposium - Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Symposium, San Antonio, TXBatikan Koroglu, Owen Pryor, Joseph Lopez, Leigh Nash, Subith Vasu, 2016, “Shock Tube Ignition and CH4 Time-Histories during Propanal Oxidation,” 54th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, San Diego, CA Batikan Koroglu, Owen Pryor, Joseph Lopez, Leigh Nash, Subith Vasu, 2015, "Shock tube ignition delay times and methane time-histories measurements during excess CO2 diluted oxy-methane combustion," Combustion and Flame
 Batikan Koroglu, Owen Pryor, Joseph Lopez, Leigh Nash, Subith Vasu, 2015, “Methane Ignition Delay Times in CO2 Diluted Mixtures in a Shock Tube,” 51st AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Orlando, FL
 Batikan Koroglu, Owen Pryor, Joseph Lopez, Leigh Nash, Subith Vasu, 2015, “Shock tube measurements of CH4 time-histories,” 9th U.S. National Combustion Meeting, Cincinnati OH​Owen M. Pryor, 2014, "Ignition Studies of Diisopropyl Ketone, a Second Generation Biofuel," Bachelor's in Aerospace Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
Affiliations

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

The Combustion Institute

Golden Key International Honor Society

Phi Kappa Phi

Sigma Gamma Tau

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School Attended
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Central FL
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Central Florida
Job Titles Held:
  • Research Engineer
  • Graduate/Undergraduate Research Assistant
  • NSF International Research Experience for Students
  • Summer Faculty (Graduate Student)
Degrees
  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts