Paul DesJardin


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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