Albert Ratner

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Researcher, Iowa Technology Institute

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Ratner Research Group
B.R.A.H.M.A. Lab

Joined the College of Engineering: 2003

Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 

  • AIAA: Senior Member, Iowa Section Program Chair, and University of Iowa Chapter Advisor
  • ASME Member
  • Combustion Institute: Member and Premixed Combustion Working Group Committee Member
  • Iowa Academy of Science: Member and 2007 Meeting Fluids Section Co-C

Special Fields of Knowledge: 

  • Combustion
  • laser diagnostics
  • reacting and unsteady flows
  • combustion instability
  • reaction layer dynamics
  • high speed imaging
Research areas
  • Flame front dynamics
  • impact of fuel mixing on combustion instabilities
  • combustion of bio-derived fuels
  • droplet and spray dynamics
  • medical devices
Albert Ratner
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, 2000, M.S., Mathematics, University of Michigan, 1999, M.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, 1996, B.S., Engineering and Applied Science, California Institute of Technology, 1995

2401 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
United States