Publications

Refereed Journal Publications

[1] Kumar, D.S., and Singh, A.V., "Ozone and Hydrogen Peroxide Sensitized JetA1–Air Detonations", Fuel, 2021. (under review)

[2] Kumar, D.S., and Singh, A.V., "Inhibition of Hydrogen-Oxygen/Air Gaseous Detonations using CF3I, H2O, and CO2", Fire Safety Journal, 2021. (accepted for publication)

[3] Singh, A., and Singh, A.V., "Burning Behavior of Mixed-Convection Wind-Driven Flames Under Varying Freestream Conditions," Fire Safety Journal, Vol. 122, pp. 103320, 2021. 

[4] Kumar, D.S., Ivin, K., and Singh, A.V., "Sensitizing Gaseous Detonations for Hydrogen/Ethylene-Air Mixtures using Ozone and H2O2 as dopants for Application in Rotating Detonation Engines", Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Vol. 38 (3),  2021, pp. 3825-3834.

[5] Liu, C., Singh, A.V., Saggese, C., Tang, Q., Chen, D., Wan, K., Vinciguerra, M., Commodo, M., De Falco, G., Minutolo, P., D'Anna, A., and Wang, H., "Flame-Formed Carbon Nanoparticles Exhibit Quantum Dot Behaviors", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116 (26), 2019, pp. 12692-12697. 

 

[6] Crane, J., Shi, X., Singh, A.V., Tao, Y., and Wang, H., "Isolating the Effect of Induction Length on Detonation Structure: Hydrogen-Oxygen Detonation Promoted by Oxygen", Combustion and Flame, Vol. 200, 2019, pp. 44-52. 

 

[7] Sargasse, C., Singh, A.V., Xue, X., Chu, C., Kholgy, M. R., Zhang, T., Camacho, J., Giaccai, J., Miller, J. H., Thomson, M. J., Sung, C. J., and Wang, H., "The Distillation Curve and Sooting Propensity of a Typical Jet Fuel", Fuel, Vol. 235, 2019, pp. 350-362.

      

[8] Gollner, M.J., Miller, C.H., Tang, W., and Singh, A.V., "The Effect of Flow and Geometry on Concurrent Flame Spread", Fire Safety Journal, Vol. 91, 2017, pp. 68-78.

 

[9] Singh, A.V., and Gollner, M.J., "Steady and Transient Pyrolysis of a Non-charring Solid Fuel Under Forced Flow", Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Vol. 36, No. 2, 2017, pp. 3157-3165.

 

[10] Camacho, J., Singh, A.V., Wang, W., Shan, R. Yapp, E.K., Chen, D., Kraft, M., and Wang, H., "Soot Particle Size Distributions in Premixed Stretch-Stabilized Flat Ethylene-Oxygen-Argon Flames", Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2017, pp. 1001-1009.

 

[11] Singh, A.V., and Gollner, M.J., "Experimental Methodology for Estimation of Local Heat Fluxes and Burning Rates in Steady Laminar Boundary Layer Diffusion Flames", Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE), 112, 2016, doi:10.3791/54029. (Invited Paper)

 

[12] Singh, A.V., and Gollner, M.J., "Local Burning Rates and Heat Flux for Boundary Layer Diffusion Flames under Forced Flow", AIAA Journal, 54 (2), 2016, pp. 408-418.

 

[13] Singh, A.V., and Gollner, M.J., "A Methodology for Estimation of Local Heat Fluxes in Steady Laminar Boundary Layer Diffusion Flames", Combustion and Flame, Vol. 162, No. 5, 2015, pp. 2214-2230.

 

[14] Singh, A.V., and Gollner, M.J., "Estimation of local mass burning rates for steady laminar boundary layer diffusion flames", Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2015, pp. 2527-2534. (Selected Distinguished Paper, 35th International Symposium on Combustion, August 3-8 2014, San Francisco, CA, USA)

 

[15] Singh, A.V., Eshaghi, A., Yu, M., Gupta, A.K., and Bryden, K.M., "Simultaneous time-resolved fluctuating temperature and acoustic pressure field measurements in a premixed swirl flame", Journal of Applied Energy, Vol. 115, 2014, pp. 116-127.

 

[16] Singh, A.V., Yu, M., Gupta, A.K., and Bryden, K.M., "Investigation of noise radiation from a swirl stabilized diffusion flame with an array of microphones", Journal of Applied Energy, Vol. 112, 2013, pp. 313-324.

 

[17] Singh, A.V., Yu, M., Gupta, A.K., and Bryden, K.M., "Localization of multiple acoustic sources in a room environment", Journal of Applied Energy, Vol. 109, 2013, pp. 171-181.

 

[18] Singh, A.V., Yu, M., Gupta, A.K., and Bryden, K.M., "Thermo-acoustic behavior of a swirl stabilized diffusion flame with heterogeneous sensors", Journal of Applied Energy, Vol. 106, 2013, pp. 1-16.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

[1] Dahake, A., and Singh, A.V., "Effect of Fuel Sensitization on NOx Emissions from a Synthetic Biofuel under Detonating Conditions," 2022 AIAA SciTech Forum and Exposition, 3-7 January 2022, San Diego, California, USA. 

 

[2] Iyer, M.S.K., and Singh, A.V., "NOx Emissions from Fuel-Sensitized Jet A-Air Detonations," 2022 AIAA SciTech Forum and Exposition, 3-7 January 2022, San Diego, California, USA. 

 

[3] Dahake, A., and Singh, A.V., "A Comparative Study of Critical Detonation Parameters for Jet A and an Alcohol-to-Jet Synthetic Biofuel," 2022 AIAA SciTech Forum and Exposition, 3-7 January 2022, San Diego, California, USA

 

[4] Iyer, M.S.K., and Singh, A.V., "Ignition Kinetics of Real Distillate Fuels Under Detonating Conditions,"  2022 AIAA SciTech Forum and Exposition, 3-7 January 2022, San Diego, California, USA. 

[5] Dahake, A., and Singh, A.V., "Numerical Study on NOx Emissions from a Synthetic Biofuel for Applications in Detonation-based Combustors," 2021 AIAA Propulsion & Energy Forum, 9-11 August 2021, Denver, Colorado, USA

 

[6] Iyer, M.S.K., and Singh, A.V., "NOx Emissions from Jet A-air Detonations," 2021 AIAA Propulsion & Energy Forum, 9-11 August 2021, Denver, Colorado, USA. 

[7] Singh, A., and Singh, A.V., "Local Burning Behavior of Wind-Driven Flames Under Turbulent Airflow Conditions," AIP Conference Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences, March 19-21, 2021, Dubai, UAE. (Selected Best Paper, 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences (iCRAFT 2020), March 19-21, 2021, Dubai, UAE.)

[8] Kumar, D.S., and Singh, A.V., “RP2-1 and RP2-2 Propellants Powered Rotating Detonation Waves for Applications in Rocket Motors,” AIP Conference Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences, March 19-21, 2021, Dubai, UAE. (Selected Best Paper, 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences (iCRAFT 2020), March 19-21, 2021, Dubai, UAE.)

 

[9] Singh, A., and Singh, A.V., "Global Flame Structure and Heat Transfer Characteristics of Turbulent Boundary Layer Diffusion Flames," AIP Conference Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences, March 19-21, 2021, Dubai, UAE. 

 

[10] Singh, A., and Singh, A.V., "Sooting Propensity of Medium-Scale Ethanol and Heptane Pool Fires," AIP Conference Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences, March 19-21, 2021, Dubai, UAE. 

[11] Kumar, D.S., and Singh, A.V., “Effect of Initial Pressure and Temperature on Hydrogen-Air Detonations in the Presence of Ignition Promoters,” AIP Conference Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences, March 19-21, 2021, Dubai, UAE. 

 

[12] Kumar, D.S., and Singh, A.V., “Numerical Study on Suppressing JetA1-air Detonations Using CO2 and H2O,” AIP Conference Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences, March 19-21, 2021, Dubai, UAE. 

 

[13] Dahake, A., and Singh, A.V., “Detonation Chemistry of Alcohol-to-Jet Synthetic Fuel,” AIP Conference Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences, March 19-21, 2021, Dubai, UAE. 

 

[14] Dahake, A., and Singh, A.V., “Fuel-Sensitized Gaseous Detonations for Detonation-based Engines,” AIP Conference Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences, March 19-21, 2021, Dubai, UAE. 

 

[15] Dahake, A., and Singh, A.V., “Numerical Analysis of Critical Detonation Parameters in JP10-Oxygen Detonations,” AIP Conference Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences, March 19-21, 2021, Dubai, UAE. 

 

[16] Iyer, M.S.K., and Singh, A.V., “Detonation Chemistry of JetA,” AIP Conference Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences, March 19-21, 2021, Dubai, UAE. 

 

[17] Iyer, M.S.K., and Singh, A.V., “Exploring Critical Detonation Parameters in Ethylene-Oxygen Detonations,” AIP Conference Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences, March 19-21, 2021, Dubai, UAE. 

 

[18] Iyer, M.S.K., and Singh, A.V., “Effect of Fuel-Sensitization on the Detonation Chemistry of JetA,” AIP Conference Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences, March 19-21, 2021, Dubai, UAE. 

 

[19] Singh, A.V., "Evolution of Soot Particle Size Distribution Functions in a Series of Premixed Stretch-Stabilized Stagnation Flames," Proceedings of the 3rd National Aerospace Propulsion Conference NAPC-2020, Dec 17-19, 2020, B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. 

 

[20] Singh, A.V., "Combustion-Synthesis of Functional Nanoparticles," Proceedings of the 3rd National Aerospace Propulsion Conference NAPC-2020, Dec 17-19, 2020, B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. 

[21] Singh, A., and Singh, A.V., "Significance of Reynolds Analogy in Turbulent Boundary Layer Diffusion Flames," Proceedings of the 3rd National Aerospace Propulsion Conference NAPC-2020, Dec 17-19, 2020, B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. 

[22] Kumar, D.S., and Singh, A.V., “On Widening the Detonation Propagation Limits of JetA1-air Detonations for Futuristic Detonation-based Combustors,” Proceedings of the 3rd National Aerospace Propulsion Conference NAPC-2020, Dec 17-19, 2020, B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. 

[23] Kumar, D.S., and Singh, A.V., “Using Ozone and Hydrogen Peroxide for Manipulating the Velocity Deficits, Detonability, and Flammability Limits of Gaseous Detonations,” Proceedings of the 3rd National Aerospace Propulsion Conference NAPC-2020, Dec 17-19, 2020, B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. 

[24] Ivin, K., and Singh, A.V., “JP-10 Propellant Powered Rotating Detonation Waves for Enhancing the Performance of Hypersonic and Supersonic Missiles," Proceedings of the 3rd National Aerospace Propulsion Conference NAPC-2020, Dec 17-19, 2020, B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. 

[25] Kumar, D.S., Ivin, K., and Singh, A.V., “Inhibition Effect of CF3I on Hydrogen-Air/Oxygen Gaseous Detonations,” Proceedings of the 3rd National Aerospace Propulsion Conference NAPC-2020, Dec 17-19, 2020, B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. 

[26] Ivin, K., and Singh, A.V., “Chemical Kinetics of Ethylene Oxidation in Gaseous Detonations in the Presence of Ignition Promoters," Proceedings of the 3rd National Aerospace Propulsion Conference NAPC-2020, Dec 17-19, 2020, B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. 

[27] Kumar, D.S., Ivin, K., and Singh, A.V., "Sensitizing Gaseous Detonations for Hydrogen/Ethylene-Air Mixtures using Ozone and H2O2 as dopants for Application in Rotating Detonation Engines", 38th International Symposium on Combustion, 12 -17 July 2020, Adelaide, Australia.

 

[28] Ivin, K., and Singh, A.V., "Sensitizing Ethylene-Air and Ethylene-Oxygen Mixtures for Optimal Performance of Detonation Cycle Engines", 33rd National Convention of Aerospace Engineers and National Conference on Emerging Technologies in Aerospace Structures, Materials and Propulsion Systems, November 16-17, 2019, Pune, MH, India.

 

[29] Kumar, D.S., and Singh, A.V., "Sensitizing Gaseous Mixtures for Practical Applications in Rotating Detonation Engines", 33rd National Convention of Aerospace Engineers and National Conference on Emerging Technologies in Aerospace Structures, Materials and Propulsion Systems, November 16-17, 2019, Pune, MH, India.

 

[30] Singh, A., and Singh, A.V., "A Comparative Study on the Generation of Flame Structure During Burning of Sooting and Non-Sooting Liquid Fuels", 33rd National Convention of Aerospace Engineers and National Conference on Emerging Technologies in Aerospace Structures, Materials and Propulsion Systems, November 16-17, 2019, Pune, MH, India.

 

[31] Malaviya, A., Singh, A., and Singh, A.V., "Turbulent Boundary Layer Combustion in a Free Convective Environment", 33rd National Convention of Aerospace Engineers and National Conference on Emerging Technologies in Aerospace Structures, Materials and Propulsion Systems, November 16-17, 2019, Pune, MH, India.

 

[32] Singh, A.V., Liu, C., Wan, K., and Wang, H., "Optical Properties of Flame-Synthesized Carbon Nanoparticles", 10th U.S. National Combustion Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, April 23-26, 2017, College Park, Maryland, USA.

 

[33] Sargasse, C., Singh, A.V., Camacho, J., and Wang, H., "Effect of Distillate Fraction of Real Jet Fuel on Sooting Propensity – Part 1: Nascent Soot Formation in Premixed Stretch-Stabilized Flames", 10th U.S. National Combustion Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, April 23-26, 2017, College Park, Maryland, USA.

 

[34] Liu, C., Wan, K., Singh, A.V., and Wang, H., "Ionization Energy of Flame-Synthesized Carbon Nanoparticles", 10th U.S. National Combustion Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, April 23-26, 2017, College Park, Maryland, USA.

 

[35] Gollner, M.J., Miller, C.H., Tang, W., and Singh, A.V., "Recent Developments in Concurrent Flame Spread", Invited Paper in the 12th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, June 12-16, 2017, Lund University, Sweden.

 

[36] Camacho, J., Singh, A.V., Wang, W., Shan, R. Yapp, E.K., Chen, D., Kraft, M., and Wang, H., "Soot Particle Size Distributions in Premixed Stretch-Stabilized Flat Ethylene-Oxygen-Argon Flames", 36th International Symposium on Combustion, July 31 - August 5, 2016, COEX, Seoul, South Korea.

 

[37] Singh, A.V., and Gollner, M.J., "Steady and Transient Pyrolysis of a Non-charring Solid Fuel Under Forced Flow", 36th International Symposium on Combustion, July 31 - August 5, 2016, COEX, Seoul, South Korea.

 

[38] Singh, A.V., and Gollner, M.J., "Boundary Layer Combustion Under Forced Flow", 9th U.S. National Combustion Meeting of the Central States Section of the Combustion Institute, May 17-20, 2015, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

 

[39] Singh, A.V., and Gollner, M.J., "Local Burning Rates and Heat Flux for Boundary Layer Diffusion Flames under Forced Flow", AIAA-2015-1386, 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Jan. 5-9, 2015, Kissimmee, Florida, USA.

 

[40] Gorham, D.J., Hakes, R., Singh, A.V., Forthofer, J., Cohen, J., McAllister, S., Finney, M.A., and Gollner, M.J., "Studying Wildland Fire Spread Using Stationary Fires", VII International Conference on Forest Fire Research, D. X. Viegas (Ed.), 4-21 Nov., 2014, Coimbra, Portugal.

 

[41] Singh, A.V., and Gollner, M.J., "Estimation of Local Mass Burning Rates for Steady Laminar Boundary Layer Diffusion Flames", 35th International Symposium on Combustion, Aug. 3-8, 2014, San Francisco, CA, USA (Selected Distinguished Paper, 35th International Symposium on Combustion, August 3-8 2014, San Francisco, CA, USA).

 

[42] Singh, A.V., and Gollner, M.J., "Thermal and Burning Rate Characteristics of Laminar Boundary Layer Diffusion Flames", Fall Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, 13th – 16th Oct., 2013, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA.

 

[43] Singh, A.V., Eshaghi, A., Yu, M., Gupta, A.K. and Bryden, K.M., "Acoustic Source Localization by TDOA methods using Microphone Arrays", AIAA-2012-4096, 48th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit and 10th Annual International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, 29th July-1st August, 2012, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

 

[44] Singh, A.V., Yu, M., Gupta, A.K. and Bryden, K.M., "Investigation of Temperature Fluctuations and Acoustic Sources in a Non-premixed Swirl Combustor with Heterogeneous Sensor Systems", 36th International Technical Conference on Clean Coal and Fuel Systems, June 5-9, 2011, Clearwater, Florida, USA.

 

[45] Singh, A.V., and Kushari, A., "Dynamics of Accelerated Curved Viscous Flows", 12th Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics (12ACFM), August 17-21, 2008, Daejeon, Korea.

 

[46] Singh, A.V., and Kushari, A., "Computational Investigation of Effective Angle of Turning in Thrust Vectored Nozzles", AIAA-2008-4961, 44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, July 21-23, 2008, Connecticut Convention Center Hartford, CT, USA.

Book Chapters

[1] Gorham, D.J., Hakes, R., Singh, A.V., Forthofer, J., Cohen, J., McAllister, S., Finney, M.A., and Gollner, M.J., "Studying Wildland Fire Spread Using Stationary Fires",  Advances in Forest Fire Research, D. X. Viegas (Ed.), Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra (2014), pp. 422-433.

[2] Singh, A.V., "Temperature", In: Manzello S. (eds) Encyclopedia of Wildfires and Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fires. Springer, Cham (2018), pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51727-8_39-1 

Invited Talks

Invited Talks

[1] Nascent Soot Particles are Quantum Dots, High-Temperature Gasdynamics Laboratory (HTGL) Seminar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, May 10, 2017.


[2] A Fundamental Study of Boundary Layer Diffusion Flames, High-Temperature Gasdynamics Laboratory (HTGL) Seminar, Dept. of Mechanical Eng., Stanford University, Stanford, CA, March 30, 2016.


[3] Probing the Structure of Wall-Bounded Flames, 7th FM Global Open Source CFD Fire Modeling Workshop, Norwood, Massachusetts, May 6-7, 2015.


[4] Dynamics of Laminar and Turbulent Boundary Layer Diffusion Flames, Department of Fire Protection Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, June 2014 (Research presentation to visiting students and faculty members from Lund University, Sweden).


[5] Thermocouples: Capabilities and Challenges, Lab Methods Day - Event hosted by FireTEC, Department of Fire Protection Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, June 2014.

Research  Posters

Refereed Research Posters

[1] Singh, A., and Singh, A.V., "Effect of Buoyancy and Momentum on Local Burning Behavior of Wind-driven Turbulent Flames," 38th International Symposium on Combustion, 24th January - 29th January 2021, Adelaide, Australia.

[2] Kumar, D.S., and Singh, A.V., "Jet Fuels for Practical Applications in Rotating Detonation Engines," 38th International Symposium on Combustion, 24th January - 29th January 2021, Adelaide, Australia.

[3] Kumar, D.S., and Singh, A.V., "Suppressing Hydrogen-Oxygen/Air Gaseous Detonations Using CF3I, H2O, and CO2," 38th International Symposium on Combustion, 24th January - 29th January 2021, Adelaide, Australia.

[4] Shi, X., Crane, J., Singh, A.V., Tao, Y., and Wang, H., "Sensitizing H2/O2 Detonations Using Ozone," 37th International Symposium on Combustion," 29th July - 3rd August 2018, Dublin, Ireland.

 

[5] Singh, A.V., and Gollner, M.J., "A Methodology for Estimation of Local Heat Fluxes in Steady Laminar Boundary Layer Diffusion Flames," Operational Tomodachi-Fire Research Meeting, 16-18 March 2015, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, USA.


[6] Tang, W., Miller, C., Gorham, D.J., Hakes, R., Singh, A.V., Forthofer, J., Cohen, J., McAllister, S., Finney, M.A., and Gollner, M.J., "Scale Modelling of Wildland Fires Using Stationary Fires," Operational Tomodachi-Fire Research Meeting, 16-18 March 2015, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, USA.


[7] Gorham, D., Singh, A.V., Hakes, R., Forthofer, J., Finney, M., and Gollner, M.J., "Buoyancy Induced Instabilities in Reacting Flows," 2013 Burgers Symposium, Nov. 2013, University of Maryland, College Park, USA.

Thesis Supervision

MS by Research (MSR) Thesis

[1] Mr. Abhinandan Singh (17201402), “Experimental Investigation of Turbulent Wind-Driven Flames Under Varying Freestream Conditions,” 2020.

M.Tech. Theses

[1] Mr. D Santosh Kumar (18101013), “On Exploring and Enhancing the Detonability Limits of Detonation-based Combustors using Hydrogen and JP-8 as Target Fuels,” 2020.

[2] Mr. Kiran Ivin (18101022), “Numerical Prediction of Critical Parameters in Gaseous Detonations Using Ethylene and JP-10 as Target Fuels.” 2020.

[3] Mr. Akash J. Malaviya (18101003), “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of a Turbulent Boundary Layer Diffusion Flame in a Free Convective Environment,” 2020.

[4] Mr. Shubham Onave (17101046), “Numerical Investigation of Methanol Pool Fire using LES," 2019.

B.Tech. Project Supervision

B.Tech. Projects

[1] Mr. Tarundeep Singh Gill (150765), “Detonation Cycle Engines: A Glimpse into the Future - Part I,” 2018.

[2] Mr. Aditya Katara (150051), “Classical Stagnation Flames for Fundamental Combustion Studies,” 2018.

[3] Mr. Rishabh Chaturvedi (150582), “Detonation Cycle Engines: A Glimpse into the Future - Part II,” 2018.