Paul Cizmas

Professor

Paul Cizmas

Office: HRBB 631B
Phone: 979.845.5952
Fax: 979.845.6051
Email: cizmas@tamu.edu

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Research Interests

  • Propulsion
  • Unsteady Aerodynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Aeroelasticity

Awards & Honors

  • ASME Structures and Dynamics Committee 2011 Best Paper Award
  • Herbert H. Richardson Faculty Fellow Award, Texas A&M University, 2009
  • E. D. Brockett Professorship Award, Texas A&M University, 2008
  • Appointed to the National Research Council Committee on Air Force/Department of Defense Aerospace Propulsion, 2006
  • Certificate of Appreciation from the ASME International Gas Turbine Institute, 2005
  • Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Select Young Faculty, 2004
  • Westinghouse Science and Technology 1997 Technical Publication Award
  • ASME Liquid Propulsion 1995 Best Paper Award
  • Valedictorian, Dipl. Ing. - Graduated first out of 163 students
  • Romanian National Scholarship, the most prestigious graduate studies scholarship, 1983-1984
  • Fellow, ASME; Associate Fellow AIAA

Education

  • Ph.D., Duke University, 1995
  • Dipl. Ing., Polytechnic Institute, Bucharest, 1984

Selected Publications

Brian A. Freno, Neil R. Matula, Raymond L. Fontenot, and Paul G. A. Cizmas, “The Use of Dynamic Basis Functions in Proper Orthogonal Decomposition,” Journal of Fluids and Structures 54 (Apr. 2015)

N. H. Jones, P. G. A. Cizmas and J. C. Slattery, “Creating Reduced Kinetics Models that Satisfy the Entropy Inequality,” Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power - Transactions of the ASME, 137, 071504-1–9 (Jul. 2015)

Brian Freno and Paul G. A. Cizmas, “A Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Method for Nonlinear Flows with Deforming Meshes,” International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow 50, 145–159 (Dec. 2014)

Sean A. Hubbard, Raymond L. Fontenot, D. Michael McFarland, Paul G. A. Cizmas, Lawrence A. Bergman, Thomas W. Strganac, and Alexander F. Vakakis, “Transonic Aeroelastic Instability Suppression for a Swept Wing by Targeted Energy Transfer,” Journal of Aircraft, 51, 1467–1482 (Sep. 2014)

R. L. Brown, K. Das, P. G. A. Cizmas, and J. D. Whitcomb, “A Numerical Investigation of Actively Cooled Structures in Hypersonic Flow,” Journal of Aircraft 51, 1522–1531 (Sep. 2014)

B. A. Freno, T. A. Brenner and P. G. A. Cizmas, “Using Proper Orthogonal Decomposition to Model Off-reference Flow Conditions,” International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 54, 76–84 (Sep. 2013)

T. A. Brenner, and R. L. Fontenot, P. G. A. Cizmas, T. J. O’Brien and R. W. Breault, “A reduced-order model for heat transfer in multiphase flow and practical aspects of the proper orthogonal decomposition,” Computers and Chemical Engineering, 43, pp. 68–80 (2012)

B. A. Freno and P. G. A. Cizmas, “An Investigation into the Significance of the Non-Linear Terms in the Equations of Motion for a Cantilevered Beam,” International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 47, 84–95 (2012)

P. G. A. Cizmas, “A Coordinate Transformation for Unsteady Boundary Layer Equations,” INCAS Bulletin, 3, Issue 4, 35–45 (2011)

T. A. Brenner, R. L. Fontenot, P. G. A. Cizmas, T. J. O’Brien, and R. W. Breault, “Augmented Proper Orthogonal Decomposition for Problems with Moving Discontinuities,” Powder Technology, 203, 78-85

Slattery, J. C., Cizmas, P. G. A., Karpetis, A. N., Chambers, S. B., "Role of Differential Entropy Inequality in Chemically Reacting Flows", Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 66 (2011) 5236-5243

Freno, B. A., Cizmas, P. G. A., "A Computationally Efficient Non-Linear Beam Model, International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics," Vol. 46, Issue 6, 2011, pp. 854-869

Liliedahl, D. N., Carpenter, F. L., Cizmas, P. G. A., Prediction of Aeroacoustic Resonance in Cavities of Hole-Pattern Stator Seals, ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 133, No. 2, 2011

Kirk, A. M., Gargoloff, J. I., Rediniotis, O. K. and Cizmas, P. G. A., "Numerical and Experimental Investigation of a Serpentine Inlet Duct," International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics, Vol. 23, No. 3, March 2009

Cizmas, P. G. A., Gargoloff, J. I., Strganac, T. W. and Beran, P. S. "A Parallel Multigrid Algorithm for Aeroelasticity Simulations," Journal of Aircraft

Cizmas, P. G. A., "Recent developments in numerical simulation of nonlinear aeroelastic phenomena," Acta Technica Napocensis - Series: Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, No. 52, Vol. II, 2009, pp. 13-18.

Cizmas, P. G. A., Richardson, B. R., Brenner, T. A., O'Brien, T. J. and Breault, R. W. "Acceleration Techniques for Reduced-Order Models Based on Proper Orthogonal Decomposition," Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 227, 2008, pp. 7791-7812.

Cizmas, P. G. A. and Gargoloff, J. I., "Mesh Generation and Deformation Algorithm for Aeroelasticity Simulations," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 45, No. 3, May-June 2008, pp. 1062-1066.