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Frederick Ferguson

Professor/Chair

Frederick Ferguson
College
College of Engineering

Department
Mechanical Engineering

Contact
McNair Hall 621
Education
M.S.Physics and Mathematics / Kharkiv National University
Ph.D.Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering / University of Maryland

Research Interests

Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicle Accent and Re-entry, Hypersonic Vehicle and Space Propulsion Systems Design, GUI Designs, Algorithms and Grid-Generation for Computational Fluid Dynamics, Weakly Ionized Plasma & Magnetohydronamics, Soft Computing, Expert Systems and Extended Fuzzy Logics, Software Safety-Critical Systems Analysis, Expert Systems and Neural Networks. Heat transfer in Biological Tissues with Applications to Hyperthermia.

Recent Publications

  • Tasmin Hossain, Julio Mendez, David Dodoo-Amoo, Michael Atkinson, Frederick Ferguson (An Improved Finite Volume Solution of the Mach 0.5 Flat Plate Problem).
  • Gafar Elamin, Frederick Ferguson (An Innovative Computational Fluid Dynamics Solver Based On the Original Form of the Conservation Laws for Fluid Flow).
  • Mookesh Dhanasar, Frederick Ferguson (Center for Aerospace Research North Carolina A\&T State University, Greensboro, NC).
  • Frederick Ferguson, Mookesh Dhanasar (Center for Aerospace Research North Carolina A\&T State University, Greensboro, NC).
  • David Dodoo-Amoo, Julio Mendez, Dehua Feng, Frederick Ferguson (EVALUATING DISCRETIZATION ERRORS WITH NUMERICAL EXPERIMENTS).
  • Frederick Ferguson, Julio Mendez, David Dodoo-Amoo (Evaluating the Hypersonic Leading-Edge Phenomena at High Reynolds and Mach Numbers). (Recent Trends in Computational Science and Engineering) InTech.
  • Frederick Ferguson, Julio Mendez, David Dodoo-Amoo, Mookesh Dhanasar (EVALUATING THE PERFORMANCE OF AN IMPROVED FINITE VOLUME METHOD FOR SOLVING THE FLUID DYNAMIC EQUATIONS).
  • Haile Lindsay, Frederick Ferguson, Stephen Akwaboa, Hydar Apdin (HYPERSONIC VEHICLE CONSTRUCTION \& ANALYSIS USING 2D FLOW FIELDS).
  • Mookesh Dhanasar, Frederick Ferguson, Julio Mendez (Inversely Designed Scramjet Flow-Path). (Hypersonic Vehicles - Past, Present and Future Developments) IntechOpen.
  • Dodoo-Amoo$^1$, David, Julio Mendez, Dehua Feng, Michael Atkinson, Frederick Ferguson (Investigating Unsteady Flow Physics Using an Improved Finite Volume Scheme).
  • DK Jeffries, Frederick Ferguson, Suresh Chandra (Numerical prediction of Plume Induced Flow Separation (PIFS) on launch vehicles).
  • Frederick Ferguson, Haile Lindsay, Hydar Apdin (The Production \& Analyzing Scramjets On Waverider-Derived Hypersonic Vehicle Configurations).
  • Frederick Ferguson, Suresh Chandra, Isaiah Blankson, Anderson,, Jr, John, Ajay Kothari (1995). (A design method for the construction of hypersonic vehicle configurations). (International Aerospace Planes and Hypersonics Technologies) pp. 6009.
  • Frederick Ferguson, Suresh Chandra, Isaiah Blankson (1997). (A Computer-Aided Design Method for Hypersonic Transports). (N/A) ( No. 1) Vol. 4, International Journal of Computers and Their Applications.
  • Haifeng Zhang, MJ Schulz, A Naser, Frederick Ferguson, PF Pai (1999). (Structural health monitoring using transmittance functions). (5) 13, pp. 765--787. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing.
  • Ewuuk Lomo-David, Frederick Ferguson (2000). (Evaluation of basic software competencies among corporate Nigerian information systems professionals). (N/A) 1, pp. pp 284-290. Issues in Information Systems.
  • M. Schulz, P. Pai, A. Ghoshal, M. Sundaresan, F. Ferguson, J. Chung (2000). (Methods of distributed sensing for health monitoring of composite material structures). (N/A) Special issue of the Composites Part A Journal.
  • Courtney Amos, Gerald Dash, JY Shen, Frederick Ferguson, Donald Noga (2000). (Structural Modeling Using).
  • Anindya Ghoshail, William Martin, Mannur Sundaresanl, Mark Schulzz, Frederick Ferguson (2001). (DlSTRli ‘E’sUTlON STATEMENT A).
  • MJ Sundaresan, PF Pai, A Ghoshal, MJ Schulz, Frederick Ferguson, JH Chung (2001). (Methods of distributed sensing for health monitoring of composite material structures). (9) 32, pp. 1357--1374. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing.
  • Ji Shen, Frederick Ferguson, Lonnie Sharpe, Jr (2001). (‘Optimal Control of Shell-Type Structures’ Deformation Using Piezoelectric Ring Stiffeners’). (N/A) 19th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference.
  • K Waldron, A Ghoshal, MJ Schulz, MJ Sundaresan, Frederick Ferguson, PF Pai, JH Chung (2002). (Damage detection using finite element and laser operational deflection shapes). (3) 38, pp. 193--226. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design.
  • J-Y Shen, Frederick Ferguson, L Sharpe (2002). (Optimal control of shell-type structures' deformation using piezoelectric ring stiffeners). (2) 22, pp. 119--124. International Journal of Modelling and Simulation.
  • K Waldron, A Ghoshal, MJ Schulz, MJ Sundaresan, Frederick Ferguson, PF Pai, JH Chung (2002). (Proton ullage motor observations as possible precursors to explosions in space). (3) 38, pp. 193--226. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design.
  • Frederick Ferguson (2003). (A Mach 7. 0 Global Range Hypersonic Vehicle Employing a MHD/Turbojet Bypass Engine).
  • Ernest Shackelford, Anindya Ghoshal, Mannur Sundaresan , Mark Schulz, C. Ashokkumar , Frederick Ferguson (2004). (Experimental Laser Sensing for Aircraft Vibration Suppression). (N/A) AIAA Journal.
  • Joshua Ampufo, Richard LaBennett, Stephen Akwaboa, Frederick Ferguson (2005). (Academic Research-Program for Calculation of Flip-Chip Standoff Height-A simple Visual Basic file easily calculates bump heights and predicts flip-chip standoff gaps.). (11) 16, pp. 42--43. Circuits Assembly.
  • N. Yamaleev, M. Carpenter, Frederick Ferguson (2005). (A reduced order model for efficient simulation of synthetic jet actuators). (N/A) Vol. 43, No. 2, , pp. pp. 357-369. AIAA Journal.
  • Ernest Shackelford, Anindya Ghoshal, Mannur Sundaresan, Mark Schulz, CR Ashokkumar, Frederick Ferguson (2005). (Experimental laser sensing for aircraft vibration suppression). (6) 43, pp. 1394--1398. AIAA journal.
  • Joshua Ampofo, Richard LaBennett, Stephen Akwaboa, Frederick Ferguson (2005). (Program for calculation of flip-chip standoff height). (11) 16, pp. 42--45. Circuits Assembly.
  • Nail Yamaleev, Mark Carpenter, Frederick Ferguson (2005). (Reduced-order model for efficient simulation of synthetic jet actuators). (2) 43, pp. 357--369. AIAA journal.
  • Frederick Ferguson, G Elamin (2006). (A numerical solution of the NS equations based on the mean value theorem with applications to aerothermodynamics). pp. 97. Advanced Computational Methods in Heat Transfer IX.
  • Ransford Baidoo, Frederick Ferguson, Frank Yeboah (2009). (Exergy and Energy Analysis of Plasma Waste-to-Power Generation Model). (4) 24, pp. 51-73. Cogeneration and Distributed Generation Journal.
  • Nastassja Dasque, Frederick Ferguson (2011). (THE DESIGN AND VALIDATION OF WAVERIDERS DERIVED FROM AXISYMMETRIC FLOWFIELDS). (N/A) 10, ASME Early Career Technical Journal.
  • Frederick Ferguson, Mookesh Dhanasar, Jovan Brown, Isaiah Blankson (2012). (A Finite Volume Model For Simulating the Unsteady Navier-Stokes Equations Under Space Time Conservations).
  • Frederick Ferguson, Julio Mendez, David Dodoo-Amoo (2017). (Evaluating the hypersonic leading-edge phenomena at high Reynolds and Mach numbers). (Recent Trends in Computational Science and Engineering) IntechOpen.
  • Dehua Feng, Frederick Ferguson, Mookesh Dhanasar, Julio Mendez (2018). (A Method for the Design of Thermodynamic Optimized Scramjet Configurations). Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Early Career Technical Conference.
  • Julio Mendez, David Dodoo-Amoo, Mookesh Dhanasar, Frederick Ferguson (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 .
  • Julio Mendez, David Dodoo-Amoo, Mookesh Dhanasar, Frederick Ferguson (2018). (Assessing the Flow Field Physics Capturing Capabilities of the Integro-Differential Scheme When Solving the Navier Stokes Equations). (Performance of the IDS Finite Volume Scheme) ETC 2017, ASME ETC.
  • David Dodoo-Amoo , Julio Mendez, Mookesh Dhanasar, Frederick Ferguson (2018). (Evaluating Discretization Errors with Numerical Experinments). Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Early Career Technical Conference.
  • Frederick Ferguson (2018). (Evaluating the Hypersonics Leading Edge Phenomena at High Reynolds and Mach Numbers). In Ed. Serdar Celebi, InTechOpen, 2018, Insights into Computational Science and Engineering.
  • Tasmin Hossain, Yang Gao, Julio Ceaser-Mendez, Frederick Ferguson (2019). (A REVISED ANALYSIS OF THE COMPRESSIBLE BOUNDARY LAYER AT HIGH REYNOLDS NUMBERS AND AT MACH 0.5). (N/A) ASME - 14th Annual ECTC .
  • Mookesh Dhanasar, Frederick Ferguson, Julio Mendez (2019). (Inversely Designed Scramjet Flow-Path). In Dr. Giuseppe Pezzella, ( Hypersonic Vehicles) pp. 26. IntechOpen .
  • Frederick Ferguson, , (2019). (Inversely Designed Scramjet Flow-Path”. In book: Hypersonic Vehicles). In DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.85697, InTechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.85697.