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Dr Fabian Zander

Dr Fabian Zander
Name Fabian Zander
Position Lecturer (Engineering Thermodynamics)
Section School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Office Z424
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1195
Extension 1195
Email
Qualifications BEng Qld , PhD Qld
Languages German (non accredited translator)

Research interests
Hypersonic Flows
Optical Diagnostics
Rockets

Professional memberships
Member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Advanced Engineering and Space Sciences (IAESS)

Currently teaching courses/programs
MEC2101
MEC2106
MEC3904
MEC4104

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
5 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
5 Years

Research most recent
Currao, G. M. D. et al., "Oscillating Shock Impinging on a Flat Plate at Mach 6", AIAA Aviation, 2019.

Laux, C. O. et al., "Experimental Investigation of Meteorites: Ground Test Facilities" chapter in "Hypersonic Meteoroid Entry Physics", 2019.

Leiser, D., Loehle, S., Zander, F., Choudhury, R. Buttsworth, D. R., & Fasoulas, S., "Spacecraft Material Tests under Aerothermal and Mechanical Reentry Loads", AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, 2019.


Research most notable
Zander, F., Morgan, R. G., Sheikh, U. A., Buttsworth, D. R., & Teakle, P. R., "Hot wall reentry testing in hypersonic impulse facilities," AIAA Journal, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 476-484, 2013.

Zander, F., "Surface Temperature Measurements in Hypersonic Testing Using Digital Single-Lens Reflex Cameras," Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp.919-925, 2016.

Zander, F., Loehle, S., Hermann, T. A., & Fulge, H., "Fabry-Perot Spectroscopy for Kinetic Temperature and Velocity Measurements of a High Enthalpy Air Plasma Flow," Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol. 50, No. 33, p.12, 2017.