About Daoru Han

Daoru Han

Prof, ast
Mechanical & Aerospace Engin
194 Toomey Hall

573-341-4337 | handao@mst.edu | Personal site

Biography

Research Positions:

- Assistant Research Professor, Aerospace Engineering, WPI, 2016-present
- Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Astronautical Engineering, University of Southern California, 2015-2016
- Research Assistant, Department of Astronautical Engineering, University of Southern California, 2011-2015
- Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Missouri S&T, 2009-2011

Research

Research interests

Plasma aerospace applications; Space propulsion; Plasma-material interactions; Plasma physics and rarefied gas dynamics; High-performance computing

Publications

Journal Publications
  • Yuchuan Chu, Daoru Han, Yong Cao, Xiaoming He, and Joseph Wang, "An Immersed-Finite-Element Particle-in-Cell Simulation Tool for Plasma
    Surface Interaction," International Journal of Numerical Analysis and
    Modeling, 14(2):175-200, 2017
  • Daoru Han, Pu Wang, Xiaoming He, Tao Lin, and Joseph Wang, "A 3D immersed nite element method with non-homogeneous interface
    ux jump for applications in particle-in-cell simulations of plasma-lunar
    surface interactions," Journal of Computational Physics, 321:965{980,
    September 2016. doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2016.05.057
  • Daoru Han, Joseph Wang, and Xiaoming He, "A Nonhomogeneous Immersed-Finite-Element Particle-in-Cell Method for
    Modeling Dielectric Surface Charging in Plasmas," IEEE Transactions on
    Plasma Science, 44(8):1326{1332, August 2016.
  • Joseph Wang, Daoru Han, and Yuan Hu, "Kinetic Simulations of Plasma Plume Potential in a Vacuum Chamber."
    IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 43(9):3047{3053, September 2015.
    doi:10.1109/TPS.2015.2457912
  • Daoru Han and Serhat Hosder, "Inherent and Epistemic Uncertainty Analysis for Computational Fluid
    Dynamics Simulations of Synthetic Jet Actuators," International Journal
    for Uncertainty Quanti cation, 4(6):511{533, 2014.
    doi:10.1615/Int.J.UncertaintyQuantification. 2014010659
  • Srikanth Adya, Daoru Han, and Serhat Hosder, "Uncertainty Quanti cation Integrated to CFD Modeling of Synthetic Jet
    Actuators," International Journal of Flow Control, 2(3):169{181,September
    2010. doi:10.1260/1756-8250.2.3.169
Conference Papers
  • William Yu, Joseph Wang, and Daoru Han, "Numerical Modeling of Dust Dynamics Around Small Asteroids," In AIAA
    SPACE 2016, AIAA 2016-5447, Long Beach, California, September 13-16,
    2016. doi:10.2514/6.2016-5447
  • Kevin Chou, Daoru Han, and Joseph J. Wang, "Experimental and Numerical Investigations of Dust Effects on Surface
    Charging in Plasma," In AIAA SPACE 2016, AIAA 2016-5446, Long Beach,
    California, September 13 -16, 2016. doi:10.2514/6.2016-5446
  • Kevin Chou, William Yu, Daoru Han, and Joseph J. Wang, "Experimental Investigations of Dusty Spacecraft Charging at the Lunar
    Terminator," In AIAA SPACE 2015 Conference and Exposition, AIAA 2015-
    4560, Pasadena, California, August 31 - September 2, 2015. doi:10.2514/
    6.2015-4560
  • Daoru Han and Joseph J. Wang, "Numerical Simulations of Surface Charging at the Lunar Terminator," In
    53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA 2015-1394, Kissimmee,
    Florida, January 5 - 9, 2015. doi:10.2514/6.2015-1394
  • D. Depew, D. Han, J. Wang, X. He, and T. Lin, "Immersed-Finite-Element Particle-in-Cell Simulations of Lunar Surface
    Charging," In 13th Spacecraft Charging Technology Conference, SCTC 2014-
    199 (poster and paper), Pasadena, California, June 23 - 27, 2014
  • Daoru Han, Yuan Hu, William Yu, Daniel Depew, and Joseph J. Wang, "Modeling Laboratory Experiments of Lunar Surface-Plasma Interactions,"
    In 13th Spacecraft Charging Technology Conference, SCTC 2014-157,
    Pasadena, California, June 23 - 27, 2014

Awards and recognition

Awards

Selected Awards
  • Best Teaching Assistant (2014-2015 Academic Year) Viterbi School of Engineering, USC 2015
  • Doctoral Student Fall Grant Writing Workshop (Certificate of Completion) Graduate School , USC 2014
  • Best Research Assistant (2013-2014 Academic Year) Viterbi School of Engineering, USC 2014
  • Doctoral Student Spring Seminars & Presentation (Certificate of Completion) Graduate School, USC 2014
  • Myronis Endowed Fellowship (2013-2014 Academic Year) Graduate School, USC 2013
  • Mathews Department Fellowship (Fall 2009 Semester) Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Missouri S&T 2009

Course information

Distance courses

2020 Fall Semester
2020 Spring Semester