Jean-Pierre Hickey

Jean-Pierre Hickey
Associate Professor
Location: ERC 2003
Phone: 519-888-4567 x30452
Status: Active

Research Interests

  • Multiphysics simulations, Turbulent simulations (LES/DNS), High-speed aerothermodynamics, Supercritical mixing and combustion, Turbulence modelling in two-phase flow, Low-order modelling of fluid systems, Acoustics and thermoacoustic coupling


  • 2015, Research Scientist Spacecraft Department, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
  • 2014, Postdoc Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University, United States
  • 2012, Doctorate Mechanical Engineering, Royal Military College of Canada, Canada
  • 2007, Master of Science Computational, Mechanical and Process Engineering, TU-Darmstadt, Germany
  • 2004, Bachelor's Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada


  • 2019 In recognition of your outstanding contribution in teaching, scholarship and service during 2018.


  • ME 351 - Fluid Mechanics 1
    • Taught in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • ME 566 - Computational Fluid Dynamics for Engineering Design
    • Taught in 2019
  • ME 664 - Turbulent Flow
    • Taught in 2022
  • ME 735 - Special Topics - Welding and Joining
    • Taught in 2019
  • ME 765 - Special Topics in Fluid Mechanics
    • Taught in 2020, 2021
  • SYDE 383 - Fluid Mechanics
    • Taught in 2021, 2022, 2023

* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Lacombe, Francis and Roy, Subhajit and Sinha, Krishnendu and Karl, Sebastian and Hickey, Jean-Pierre, Characteristic Scales in Shock--Turbulence Interaction, AIAA Journal, , 2021
  • Qiao, Zheng and Lv, Yu and Hickey, Jean-Pierre, Single-phase instability of intermediate flamelet states in high-pressure combustion, Fuel, 119736, 2021
  • Mouallem, Joseph and Hickey, Jean-Pierre, Induction heating of dispersed metallic particles in a turbulent flow, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, , 2020
  • Younes, Khaled and Hickey, Jean-Pierre, Fluidic Thrust Shock-Vectoring Control: A Sensitivity Analysis, AIAA Journal, 1887, 2020
  • Wang, Jeremy CH and Hickey, Jean-Pierre, Analytical solutions to shock and expansion waves for non-ideal equations of state, Physics of Fluids, 086105, 2020
  • Hickey, Jean-Pierre and Younes, Khaled and Yao, Matthew X and Fan, Duosi and Mouallem, Joseph, Targeted turbulent structure control in wall-bounded flows via localized heating, Physics of Fluids, 035104, 2020
  • Pan, Zhao and Zhang, Yang and Gustavsson, Jonas and Hickey, Jean-Pierre and Cattafesta, Louis, Unscented Kalman filter (UKF) based nonlinear parameter estimation for a turbulent boundary layer: a data assimilation framework, Measurement Science and Technology, , 2020
  • Daryan, Hamid and Hussain, Fazle and Hickey, Jean-Pierre, Aeroacoustic noise generation due to vortex reconnection, Physical Review Fluids, , 2020
  • Christopher, N., Peter, J., Kloker, M. and Hickey, J.-P., DNS of Turbulent Flat-Plate Flow with Transpiration Cooling, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, , 2020
  • Younes, Khaled and Hickey, Jean-Pierre, Effects of shear layer growth on the indirect noise in compound nozzles, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 115090, 2020

Graduate studies