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MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics Faculty

Professor Ian A. Waitz


9/91-11/92 California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, Supersonic combustion, testing and analysis
3/93-1/95 PRC Inc., Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, Internal flow design and analysis
7/94-3/95 Thermo Energy Systems Corporation, Waltham, Massachusetts, Analysis of novel fluid-dynamic power generation scheme
11/94-3/95 Cummins Engine Company, Columbus, Indiana, Analysis of gas-turbine technology trends for power generation markets
3/95-1/96 Visidyne, Burlington, Massachusetts, Analysis of flow diagnostic techniques
1/96-10/98 General Electric, Aircraft Engines Group, Lynn, Massachusetts, Gas turbine test facility evaluation
12/95-6/97 Allison Advanced Development, Indianapolis, Indiana, Conducted wind-tunnel experiments
8/96-8/96 Volvo Aero, Trollhättan, Sweden, Professional development course
2/96-3/96 Rasor Associates, Sunnyvale, California, Evaluation of combustion process
12/96-2/97 CFD Research, Huntsville, Alabama, Micro-combustion processes
8/27-9/27 Russell & DuMoulin, Vancouver B.C., Canada, Aircraft noise
3/95-5/98 Telectro-Mek, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Development of thrust measuring systems for aircraft
2/96-6/03 United Technologies, East Hartford, Connecticut, Gas turbine combustion and professional development courses
9/97-10/97 Deka Research and Development, Manchester, New Hampshire, Combustor design
10/97-2/00 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Los Angeles, CA, Gas turbine combustion processes
3/98-9/98 WorkSmart Energy Enterprises, Chevy Chase, MD, Evaluated the technical feasibility of utilizing company's invention to improve heat engine efficiency
8/98 - 10/98,
5/01 - 5/04
US Environmental Protection Agency, Aircraft technology for low emissions
4/99-8/02 Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center, Pollution prevention technology development
10/99-2/02 Institute for Defense Analyses, Defense Science Study Group
4/00-12/00 Universal Technology Corporation, Joint Strike Fighter Independent Technical Review Team (Air Quality & Noise)
6/01-11/01 Tamarac, Gas Turbine Durability
9/01-5/03 Meggitt Avionics, Gas Turbine Diagnostics
5/02-12/02 US General Accounting Office, Aircraft emissions
8/02-12/02 Raytheon Missile Systems
8/02-7/13 Rolls-Royce, Environmental Advisory Board, Chairman
9/02-01/04 ALSTOM Power, Gas turbine engine design and performance
9/07-8/10 Wyle Laboratories, Consultant on ACRP 02-06, Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventories for Airports and ACRP 02-09, Development Plan for a Multimodal Noise and Emissions Model
3/09 – 7/09 Pru Stevens, Barrister, Christchurch NZ, Expert opinion on aircraft noise trends
11/08 – 9/09 Cambridge Systematics, contributions to 2009 DOT Report to Congress on Transportation’s Role in Reducing U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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