Researcher

Associate Professor Sean O'Byrne

My Expertise

Fluid mechanics, hypersonics, laser measurement, supersonic combustion

Field of Research (FoR)

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Biography

Dr Sean O'Byrne is a Associate Professor in the ADFA School of Engineering and Information Technology

Research Experience
Hypersonics and re-entry physics
Sensors for hypersonic flight testing
Laser spectroscopy
Tuneable diode laser absorption spectroscopy 
Laser-induced fluorescence
Laser-enhanced ignition in high-speed diffusive flames 
Laser-based sensors for emissions monitoring, engine diagnostics
Thermal and chemical nonequilibrium in...view more

Dr Sean O'Byrne is a Associate Professor in the ADFA School of Engineering and Information Technology

Research Experience
Hypersonics and re-entry physics
Sensors for hypersonic flight testing
Laser spectroscopy
Tuneable diode laser absorption spectroscopy 
Laser-induced fluorescence
Laser-enhanced ignition in high-speed diffusive flames 
Laser-based sensors for emissions monitoring, engine diagnostics
Thermal and chemical nonequilibrium in hypersonic flows
Aviation safety - laser pointer attacks on pilots 

Teaching Experience
Research-led, project-based teaching
Courses taught include - Hypersonics, Materials Science and Engineering Research

Additional Experience
NRC Postdoctoral fellow
NASA Langley Reserach Center, Hampton, VA, USA (2002-2003)
New South Global Postdoctoral Fellow, UNSW@ADFA, Canberra Australia (2004-2006)

Consulting Interests
Industrial application of laser-based diagnostics
Gaeous mixing and pollutant dispersion measurement

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Location

Building 17 Room GF06
School of Engineering and Information Technology, The University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy, PO Box 7916, Canberra BC ACT 2610, AUSTRALIA

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Contact

+61 2 6268 8353
+61 2 6268 8581