Logan Kunka

  • Program Years: 2018-2021
  • Academic Institution: Texas A&M University
  • Field of Study: Aerospace Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Elaine Oran
  • Practicum(s):
    Los Alamos National Laboratory (2020)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Aerospace Enginnering, and B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 2018

Current Status

  • Research Area: Aerospace Engineering

Publications

Kunka, Logan, and Jamey Jacob. AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (SciTech 2017). AIAA, Evaluation of Low Cost Additive Manufacturing Techniques for Small Rocket Nozzles, 2017.

Numerical simulation of methane-air DDT in channels containing trace amounts of impurities. L.N. Kunka. C.R. Kaplan, E.S. Oran. Presented at the Mary K. O’Connor Process Safety Symposium, October 2020.

Blastwave simulations on adaptively refined meshes: evaluating strategies for shock tube noise mitigation. A.S. Venkataraman, L.N. Kunka, G.N. Gaddis, E.S. Oran. Presented at the Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, American Physical Society, November 2020.

Numerical simulations of flame acceleration and DDT in natural gas: the effect of trace propane and ethane. L.N. Kunka. X. Lu, C.R. Kaplan, V.N. Gamezo, E.S. Oran. Presented at the Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, American Physical Society, November 2020.

Awards

DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, 2018
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (Honorable Mention), 2018
St. Patrick's Award - Oklahoma State University, 2018
Sigma Gamma Tau Southwestern Region Award, 2018
Senior of Significance - Oklahoma State University, 2017
Bellmon Scholar Development Award - Oklahoma State University, 2016
Niblack Research Scholar - Oklahoma State University, 2015
P66 SHIELD Scholar - Oklahoma State University, 2014-2018
Wentz Research Scholar - Oklahoma State University, 2014
Honorable Mention - USA Science and Engineering Fair, 2014
Freshman Research Scholar - Oklahoma State University, 2013
CEAT Dean's Award - Oklahoma State University, 2013
CEAT Scholar - Oklahoma State University, 2013-2018