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    Course Instructor

    Fundamentals of Liquid Chemical Propellants and Applications for Less-Toxic Alternatives

    This course is organized and taught by distinguished subject matter experts from the AIAA Liquid Propulsion Technical Committee.

    Instructors may include (though may vary depending on topics):

    • Dr. Alan Frankel - AMPAC In-Space Propulsion
    • Dr. Ivett Leyva - Air Force Research Lab: Dr. Leyva is the leads of the Combustion Devices Group at AFRL/RZSA. Dr. Leyva currently leads a project studying the effect of high amplitude acoustics on injector flow at subcritical to supercritical conditions. This research looks at combustion instability, both experimentally and numerically.
    • Patrick Alliot - SNECM: Mr. Alliot is a senior technical expert at the Space Engine Division of SNECMA. Mr. Alliot has been the Deputy Project Manager for the Vinci upper stage cryogenic engine, as well as the Technical Manager for the HM7B and Viking engines for Ariane IV. Mr. Alliot has managed the structural and thermal analysis group at SNECMA.