Ephraim Gutmark

Ephraim Gutmark

Distinguished Professor and Ohio Eminent Scholar
Professor of Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics
PhD/DSc, 1976: Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

799 Rhodes Hall
P.O. Box 210070
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0070

Phone: (513) 556-1227
Fax: (513) 556-5038
Email: ephraim.gutmark@uc.edu


  • Gas Turbines for Power Generation and Propulsion Systems
  • Experimental Fluid Mechanics
  • Combustion Control
  • Heat Transfer
  • Rocket and Airbreathing Propulsion
  • Aeroacoustics
  • Plume Characteristics
  • Aerodynamics
  • Fire Suppression
  • Oil-well Drilling Hydrodynamics
  • Diagnostics


  • D. C. Allgood, E. Gutmark, A. Rasheed, A. Dean, Experimental Investigation of a Pulse Detonation Engine with a Two-Dimensional Ejector, AIAA Journal, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 390-398, 2005
  • Li, G. and Gutmark, E., Effect of Exhaust Nozzle Geometry on Combustor Flow Field and Combustion Characteristics, Proc. Comb. Inst., Vol. 30, pp. 2893-2901, 2005.
  • S.Murugappan and E.Gutmark, Flowfield and Mixing Control of an Underexpanded Jet, AIAA Journal, Vol. 42, No. 8, pp. 1612-1621, 2004
  • B. Callender, E. J. Gutmark, S. Martens, Far-Field Acoustic Investigation into Chevron Nozzle Mechanisms and Trends, AIAA Journal, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp.87-95, 2004
  • D. Allgood, S. Murugappan, S. Acharya, and E. Gutmark,Infrared Measurements of Thermoacoustic Instabilities in a Swirl-Stabilized Combustor, Comb. Sci. and Tech., Vol. 175, No. 2, pp. 333-355, 2003
  • F.F. Grinstein, Young, G. Li, E.J. Gutmark, G. Hsiao, H. Mongia, Flow Dynamics in a Swirl Combustor, Journal of Turbulence, Vol. 3, No. 30, pp. 1-19, 2002
  • O. Paschereit and E, Gutmark, Enhanced Performance Of Gas-Turbine Combustor Using Miniature Vortex Generators, Proc. Comb. Inst., Vol. 29, Publisher: Combustion Institute, 2002.
  • E. Gutmark and F. Grinstein. Mixing in Non-Circular Jets, Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 31, pp. 239-272, 1999.
  • C. Paschereit, E. Gutmark, W. Weisenstein, Flow-Acoustic Interactions as a Driving Mechanism for Thermoacoustic Instability, Physics of Fluids Vol. 11, No. 9, pp. 2667-2678, Sept. 1999.
  • K. Kailasanath and E.J. Gutmark. Combustion Instability, Chapter 5 in the book entitled Propulsion and Combustion, publisher: Taylor and Francis, Washington, DC, 1998.
  • O. Paschereit, E. Gutmark, W. Weisenstein, Structure and Control of Thermoacoustic Instabilities in a Gas-turbine Combustor, Combustion Science and Technology, Vol. 138, pp. 213-232, 1998.
  • E. Gutmark, T.P. Parr, K. Wilson and K. Schadow. Applications of Active Combustion Control via Synchronized Fuel Injection into Vortices, In Transport Phenomena in Combustion, Vol. 1, pp. 1634-1645, Taylor and Francis, 1996
  • E.J. Gutmark, T.P. Parr, K. Wilson, K. Yu, R. Smith, D.M. Hanson-Parr and K. Schadow. Compact Waste Incinerator Based on Vortex Combustion, Combustion Science and Technology, Vol. 121, pp. 333-349, 1996.
  • F.F. Grinstein, E.J. Gutmark, T.P. Parr, D.M. Hanson-Parr, and U. Obeysekare. Streamwise and Spanwise Vortex Interaction in an Axisymmetric Jet, A Computational and Experimental Study,² Physics of Fluids, Vol. 8, No. 6, June 1996.
  • E. Gutmark, K. Schadow, K. Yu. Mixing Enhancement in Supersonic Free Shear Flows, Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 27, pp. 375-417, 1995.
  • E. Gutmark, T. Parr, K. Wilson, D. Parr, and K. Schadow.Closed-Loop Control of a Flame and its Application in a Dump Combustor, IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 73-78, April 1993.