Paul DesJardin.

Paul DesJardin


On sabbatical, Fall 2019

Contact Information

336 Jarvis Hall



Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1998

Research Interests

Computational fluid dynamics, multiphase reacting flows, fire and combustion, fluid-structure simulation.


  • Bojko, B. T. and DesJardin, P.E., “On the development and application of a droplet flamelet-generated manifold for use in two-phase turbulent combustion simulations,” Combustion and Flame, 183, pp. 50-65 (2017).
  • Richter, J.P., Weisberger, J.M., Mollendorf, J.C., DesJardin, P.E., “Emissions from a domestic two-stage wood-fired hydronic heater: effects of non-homogeneous fuel decomposition,” (in press) Renewable Energy, (2017).
  • DesJardin, P.E., Bojko, B.T. and McGurn, M.T., “Initialization of High-Order Accuracy Immersed Interface Based CFD Solver using Complex CAD Geometry,” J. Num. Methods Eng., 109(4), pp. 487-513 (2017).
  • Richter, J.P., Mollendorf, J.C. and DesJardin, P.E., “Absolute and Relative Emissions Analysis in Practical Combustion Systems – Effect of Water Vapor Condensation,” Measurement Science and Technology, 27(11), pp. 117002 (2016).
  • Bojko, B.T. and DesJardin, P.E., “Formulation and Assessment of Flamelet-Generated Manifolds for Reacting Interfaces,” Combustion and Flame, 173, pp. 296-306 (2016).
  • Richter, J. P., Bojko, B. T., Mollendorf, J. C. and DesJardin, P.E., “Characterization of Fuel Burn Rate, Emissions and Thermal Efficiency of a Two-Stage Wood-Fired Hydronic Heater,” Renewable Energy, 96, pp. 400-409 (2016).
  • Weisberger, J. M., DesJardin, P.E., MacLean, M., Parker, R. and Carr, Z., “Near-Surface CO2 Tunable Diode Laser Absorption Spectroscopy Concentration Measurements in the LENS-XX Expansion Tunnel Facility,” J. of Spacecraft and Rockets, 52(6), pp. 1551-1562 (2015). 
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