Assistant Professor

Contact InformationJean-Pierre Hickey

Phone: 519-888-4567 x30452
Location: ERC 2003


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


  • ME 303 - Advanced Engineering Mathematics
    • Taught in 2016, 2017, 2018
  • MTE 202 - Ordinary Differential Equations
    • Taught in 2016, 2017, 2018
  • ME 765 - Special Topics in Fluid Mechanics
    • Taught in 2017, 2018
  • ME 351 - Fluid Mechanics 1
    • Taught in 2019
* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Younes, K. Hickey, Jean-Pierre, Indirect noise prediction in compound, multi-stream nozzle flows, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 442, 2019, 609 - 624
  • Banuti, D., Ma, P., Ihme, M. and Hickey, J.-P., Thermodynamic structure of supercritical LOX-GH2 diffusion flames, Combustion and Flame, 2018
  • Peter C. Ma, Hao Wu, Matthias Ihme, Jean-Pierre Hickey, Consideration of Heat Loss Effects in Flamelet Formulations for Predicting Wall-Heat-Transfer in Rocket Engine, AIAA Journal, 2018
  • Xiaohua Wu, Parviz Moin, James M. Wallace, Jinhie Skarda, Adrián Lozano-Durán, and Jean-Pierre Hickey, Transitional–turbulent spots and turbulent–turbulent spots in boundary layers, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(27), 2017, E529 - E529
  • Hickey, Jean-Pierre and Hussain, Fazle and Wu, Xiaohua, Compressibility effects on the structural evolution of transitional high-speed planar wakes, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 796, 2016, 5 - 39
  • Mani, Karthik V and Cervone, Angelo and Hickey, Jean-Pierre, Turbulence modeling of cavitating flows in liquid rocket turbopumps, Journal of Fluids Engineering, 2016
  • Despeyroux, Antoine and Hickey, Jean-Pierre and Desaulnier, Robert and Luciano, Ryan and Piotrowski, Michael and Hamel, Nicolas, Numerical analysis of static and dynamic performances of grid fin controlled missiles, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 52(4), 2015, 1236 - 1252
  • Hickey, Jean-Pierre and Wu, Xiaohua, Rib Vortex Breakdown in Transitional High-Speed Planar Wakes, AIAA Journal, 53(12), 2015, 3821 - 3826
  • Wu, Xiaohua and Moin, Parviz and Hickey, Jean-Pierre, Boundary layer bypass transition, Physics of Fluids (1994-present), 26(9), 2014
  • Hickey, Jean-Pierre and Hussain, Fazle and Wu, Xiaohua, Role of coherent structures in multiple self-similar states of turbulent planar wakes, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 731, 2013, 312 - 363
  • Hickey, JP and Ihme, M, Supercritical mixing and combustion in rocket propulsion, Annual Research Briefs, 2013, 21 - 36
  • Wu, Xiaohua and Hickey, Jean-Pierre, Visualization of continuous stream of grid turbulence past the Langston turbine cascade, AIAA journal, 50(1), 2012, 215 - 225
  • Hickey, Jean-Pierre and Blakie, Scott and Gray, Callie and Wu, Xiaohua, Further studies on the statistics and structures of flat-plate boundary layer with passing wakes, International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 31(3), 2010, 315 - 326
  • Alexander Wagner, Jan Martinez Schramm, Klaus Hannemann, Ryan Whitside, Jean-Pierre Hickey, Hypersonic Shock Wave Boundary Layer Interaction Studies on a Flat Plate at Elevated Surface Temperature, Shock Wave Interactions, Konstantinos Kontis,
  • N. CHRISTOPHER, J.-P. HICKEY, S. DE GRAAF, J. BELLAN, W.K. BUSHE, C. DEVAUD & V. HANNEMANN, Probability Density Function Characterization for Conditional Source-term Estimation in High-Pressure Combustion, 39 manuscript pages