Archambault, Mark

Associate Professor
Mechanical - Aerospace Engineering

Educational Background

B.S. Florida Tech 1992
M.S. Florida Tech 1993
Ph.D. Stanford University 1999

Current Courses

MAE 5390: Selected Topics in Combustion and Propulsion: Multiphase Flow

MAE 5150: Computational Fluid Dynamics

MAE 4262: Rockets & Mission Analysis

MAE 4261: Air-Breathing Engines

MAE 3241: Aerodynamics & Flight Mechanics

MAE 3161: Fluid Mechanics

MAE 3150: Aerospace Computational Techniques

MAE 1201: Introduction to Aerospace Engineering

Professional Experience

Associate Professor, Florida Institute of Technology, 2011-present

Assistant Professor, Florida Institute of Technology, 2004-2011

Research Engineer, Air Force Research Laboratory, 1994-2003

Additional Duties

Chair of Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (2009-2011, 2013-2015)

Current Research

Dr. Archambault is currently conducting rocket plume modeling including cratering of the lunar surface (funded by NASA), predicting the transient ignition over-pressure wave from a SRM, and thermal radiative transfer. He also is continuing to develop and numerical implement a probabilistic model describing spray flows.

Selected Publications

Seaward, J., Ham, F., Archambault, M., "Ascribing Physical Meaning to Feature Vectors Derived from Infrasound from Rocket Launches," AIAA paper 2014-1418, SciTech 2014, National Harbor, MD, Jan. 2014.

Diaz, S., Archambault, M., "A Novel Coupling Scheme for the Simulation of Rarefied/Continuum Flows," J. Aviation and Aerrospace Perspectives, Vol. 3, No. 1, Spring 2013.

Archambault, M., Jindal, M.,Rusovici, R.,  "An Investigation of the Effects of Channel Shape and Flow Configuration o the Performance of PEM Fuel Cells," J. Aviation and Aerospace Perspectives, Vol. 1, No. 2, Dec. 2011.

Rusovici, R., Sepri, P., Kwok-Choon, S., Feys, J., Archambault, M., "J. Aviation and Aerospace Perspectives, Vol. 1, No. 2, Dec. 2011.

Archambault, M. R., "A Maximum Entropy Approach to Modeling the Dynamics of a Vaporizing Spray," Atomization and Sprays, Vol. 20, No. 12, Dec. 2010, pp. 1017 - 1031.

Archambault, M. R., "A Discussion on the Stochastic Modeling of Spray Flows," Atomization and Sprays, Vol. 19, No. 12, Dec. 2009, pp. 1171- 1191.

Archambault, M. R., Edwards, C. F., & MacCormack, R. W., Computation of Spray Dynamics by Moment Transport Equations I: Theory and Development, Atomization and Sprays, Vol. 13, No. 1, Jan-Feb 2003, pp. 63-87.

Archambault, M. R., Edwards, C. F., & MacCormack, R. W., Computation of Spray Dynamics by Moment Transport Equations II: Application to Calculation of a Quasi-One Dimensional Spray, Atomization and Sprays, Vol. 13, No. 1, Jan-Feb 2003, pp. 89-115.

Archambault, M. R., & Edwards, C. F., A Maximum Entropy Moment Closure Approach to Solving Spray Flows, 11th Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, Sacramento, CA, May 1998.

Archambault, M. R., & Edwards, C. F., Computation of Spray Dynamics by Direct Solution of Moment Transport Equations Inclusion of Nonlinear Momentum Exchange, Eighth International Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, Pasadena, CA, July 2000.

Archambault, M.R., Harris, M.F., & Henderson, D.C., "A Maximum Entropy Approach to Modeling Spray Dynamics: Inclusion of the Effects of Temperature and Vaporization," ILASS Americas 21st Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems, Orlando, FL, May 18-21, 2008.

Archambault, M. R., & Peroomian, O., Computational Analysis of a Single-Element, Shear-Coaxial, GH2/GO2 Engine, AIAA paper 2002-1088, 40th Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Reno, NV, Jan. 2002.

Jindal, M., & Archambault, M.R., "An investigation into the impact of the performance efficiency of PEM fuel cells from coupling channel dimensions with flow configurations," Proc. 4th Int'l Conf. on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering, and Technology, Irvine, CA, June 19-21, 2006.

Archambault, M. R., & Peroomian, O., Characterization of a Gas/Gas, Hydrogen/Oxygen Engine, AIAA paper 2002-3594, 38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit,
Indianapolis, IN, July 2002.

Archambault, M. R., & Peroomian, O., Three-Dimensional Simulations of a Hydrogen/Oxygen Engine, AIAA paper 2003-0314, 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Reno, NV, Jan. 2003.