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Mookesh Dhanasar

Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering

Mookesh Dhanasar
College
College of Engineering

Department
Mechanical Engineering

Contact
McNair Hall 628
Education
B.S.Mathematics: Liberal Arts / Livingstone College
Ph.D.Mechanical Engineering / North Carolina A&T State University

Bio

Dr. Mookesh Dhanasar has been trained in Mechanical Engineering, Applied Physics and Mathematics. His research areas include high speed aircraft geometry, hypersonic propulsion engine systems design, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), small satellites power and propulsion systems and nuclear in-space propulsion systems design. He is an established STEM educator with over 17 yrs experience at the college/university level. Dr. Dhanasar has taught a variety of STEM courses and mentored and advised undergraduate and graduate students. He is a passionate educator and researcher; always motivating his students to succeed. Dr. Dhanasar has developed and taught courses in Mechanical Engineering that include; Renewable Energy Systems, Senior Design Capstone Project; Introduction to Nuclear Energy, Energy Conversion Systems; Internal Combustion Engines; Heat Transfer; Graphics for Mechanical Engineers, and Introduction to Engineering Design and Ethics.

Research Interests

Main areas of research include: (1) Hypersonics, Scramjet Combustion, (2) Small satellite (cube-sat) propulsion, power, and science payload sub-systems, (3) Heat transfer modeling and simulations, (4) Nuclear Space Systems (power &/ propulsion), (5) Renewable energy and energy conversion systems, and (6) Engineering Education.

Recent Publications

  • Mookesh Dhanasar, Frederick Ferguson, Julio Mendez (2019). (Inversely Designed Scramjet Flow-Path). In Dr. Giuseppe Pezzella, ( Hypersonic Vehicles) pp. 26 ). IntechOpen .
  • Mookesh Dhanasar, David Dodoo-Amoo, Frederick Ferguson, Julio Mendez (2018). (Assessing the Flow Field Physics Capturing Capabilities of the Integro-Differential Scheme When Solving the Navier Stokes Equations). ). Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Early Career Technical Conference .
  • Mookesh Dhanasar, David Dodoo-Amoo , Frederick Ferguson, Julio Mendez (2018). (Evaluating Discretization Errors with Numerical Experinments). ). Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Early Career Technical Conference.
  • Mookesh Dhanasar, Dehua Feng, Frederick Ferguson, Julio Mendez (2018). (A Method for the Design of Thermodynamic Optimized Scramjet Configurations). ). Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Early Career Technical Conference.
  • Isaiah Blankson, Jovan Brown, Mookesh Dhanasar, Frederick Ferguson (2012). (A Finite Volume Model For Simulating the Unsteady Navier-Stokes Equations Under Space Time Conservations). ).
  • Mookesh Dhanasar, Frederick Ferguson (Center for Aerospace Research North Carolina A\&T State University, Greensboro, NC). ).
  • Mookesh Dhanasar, Frederick Ferguson (Center for Aerospace Research North Carolina A\&T State University, Greensboro, NC). ).
  • Mookesh Dhanasar, David Dodoo-Amoo, Frederick Ferguson, Julio Mendez (EVALUATING THE PERFORMANCE OF AN IMPROVED FINITE VOLUME METHOD FOR SOLVING THE FLUID DYNAMIC EQUATIONS). ).
  • Mookesh Dhanasar, Frederick Ferguson, Julio Mendez (Inversely Designed Scramjet Flow-Path). (Hypersonic Vehicles - Past, Present and Future Developments) ). IntechOpen.