Brian Taylor

  • Program Years: 2003-2007
  • Academic Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Field of Study: Engineering Mechanics
  • Academic Advisor: Scott Stewart
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2004)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010
    M.S. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004
    B.S. Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2002

Current Status

  • Status: National Research Council Postdoctoral Researcher, Naval Research Lab, Washington, D.C.
  • Research Area: Detonation, Shock waves, Reacting flow
  • Publications

    B. D. Taylor, A. R. Kasimov, and D. S. Stewart. "Mode selection in weakly unstable two-dimensional detonations." Combustion Theory and Modelling, Volume 13, Number 6, p. 973-992, 2009.

    Awards

    National Research Council Research Associate, 2011
    Graduation with Distinction, Iowa State University, 2002
    National Merit Scholar, 1998