- Engineering Building III (EB3) 3286
- Visit My Website
PLEASE NOTE: Dr. Hassan is retiring, and no longer accepting new students.
Dr. Hassan has seen a lot of change since arriving at NC State. In 1962 the total student enrollment at NC State was about 7,500 and today it is about 36,000. The different programs in diesel engineering, aeronautical engineering, and mechanical engineering were combined and the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering was formed.
In 1964, the Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering was created and Dr. Hassan was the central figure in aerospace research. Dr. Hassan spent every summer at NASA Langley Research Center together with an entourage of students working on research problems side by side with NASA researchers. He continued this practice for more than 30 years until the early 1990s – playing a critical role in the development of NASA’s in-house computational fluid dynamics codes with the special focus on predicting transition and separation – the features of aerodynamic flow that continue to challenge engineers today.
He was the major adviser to thirty four doctoral students, authored more than two hundred publications, and has been recognized with numerous research awards including the Alcoa Foundation Distinguished Engineering Research Award, 1987, the Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor, 1991, the NASA Public Service Medal, 1992, the R. J. Reynolds Co. Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Extension, 1993, the AIAA Thermophysics Award, 1999, and the Alexander Holladay Medal For Excellence, 2004 – the highest honor bestowed on a faculty member by the NC State trustees.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of London
Dr. Hassan led the aerospace faculty in developing a national reputation in aerospace research that is second to none. He was among a distinguished group of faculty who formed the program’s CFD center and later the Mars Mission Research Center – the largest research center in the University of North Carolina System at that time. The center trained our next generation of aerospace researchers and engineers.
- NASA trapezoidal-wing simulation using stress-omega, and one- and two-equation turbulence models
- Rodio, J. J., Xiao, X., Hassan, H. A., & Rumsey, C. L. (2015), Journal of Aircraft, 52(4), 1189-1200.
- Simulation of a variety of wings using a reynolds stress model
- Thompson, K. B., & Hassan, H. A. (2015), Journal of Aircraft, 52(5), 1668-1680.
- Large-Eddy/Reynolds-averaged navier-stokes simulations of reactive flow in dual-mode scramjet combustor
- Fulton, J. A., Edwards, J. R., Hassan, H. A., McDaniel, J. C., Goyne, C. P., Rockwell, R. D., Cutler, A. D., Johansen, C. T., & Danehy, P. M. (2014), Journal of Propulsion and Power, 30(3), 558-575.
- Compressible-flow simulations using a new Large-Eddy Simulation/Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes Model
- Gieseking, D. A., Choi, J. I., Edwards, J. R., & Hassan, H. A. (2011), (AIAA Journal, 49 10) (pp. 2194-2209).
- Simulation of supersonic combustion involving H-2/Air and C2H4/Air
- Keistler, P. G., & Hassan, H. A. (2010), (AIAA Journal, 48 1) (pp. 166-173).
- Turbulent aeroheating on the mars science laboratory entry vehicle
- Bynum, M. D., Hollis, B. R., Hassan, H. A., & Xiao, X. (2008), Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 22(2), 306-309.
- Modeling scramjet flows with variable turbulent Prandtl and Schmidt numbers
- Xiao, X., Hassan, H. A., & Baurle, R. A. (2007), AIAA Journal, 45(6), 1415-1423.
- Role of turbulent Prandtl numbers on heat flux at hypersonic Mach numbers
- Xiao, X., Hassan, H. A., Edwards, J. R., & Gaffney, R. L. (2007), AIAA Journal, 45(4), 806-813.
- Variable turbulent Schmidt-number formulation for scramjet applications
- Xiao, X., Edwards, J. R., Hassan, H. A., & Cutler, A. D. (2006), AIAA Journal, 44(3), 593-599.
- Hybrid large-eddy/Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes simulations of shock-separated flows
- Fan, C. C., Xiao, X. D., Edwards, J. R., & Hassan, H. A. (2004), Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 41(6), 897-906.
- Development of Turbulence/Transitional Model and Assessment of Complex Aerodynamic Flows
- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)(6/17/11 - 1/31/16)
- Study of Nonequilibrium Ablation
- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)(5/29/09 - 8/31/11)
- Center for Hypersonic Combined-Cycle Flow Physics
- US Air Force - Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)(8/01/09 - 12/31/14)
- Radiative Heating Environment During Planetary Entry
- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)(2/06/08 - 7/31/10)
- High-Resolution Simulation and Modeling of Atmospheric Turbulence
- US Army(4/19/07 - 3/19/10)
- New Approaches for the Forecast of Optical Turbulence
- US Army(3/09/06 - 9/08/06)
- Study of Heating Environment of Vehicles at High Speed
- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)(8/15/05 - 8/14/07)
- Improved Modeling of the Turbulent Diffusion of Thermal Energy and of Chemical Species in Turbulent, Chemically-Reacting Flow-Field CFD Calculations
- US Air Force (USAF)(8/13/04 - 1/10/09)