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Elisa Toulson

Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering (ME), College of Engineering

Engr Rsch Complex, 1497 Engineering Research Ct Room E143


Research Focus: Combustion, ignition, alternative fuels, thermodynamics and internal combustion engines.


SAE Myers Award (2017)

SAE Ralph R. Teetor Education Award (2016)


M. Gholamisherri, I. S. Wichman, E. Toulson, A Study of the Turbulent Jet Flow Field in a Methane Fueled Turbulent Jet Ignition System, Accepted by Combustion and Flame, 2017.

G. Gentz, M. Gholamisherri, E. Toulson, A Study of a Turbulent Jet Ignition System Fueled with Iso-Octane: Pressure Trace Analysis and Combustion Visualization, Applied Energy, 2017. 189:385-394

M. Gholamisherri, B. C. Thelen, G. Gentz, I. S. Wichman, E. Toulson, Rapid Compression Machine Study of a Premixed, Variable Inlet Density and Flow Rate, Confined Turbulent Jet, Combustion and Flame, 2016. 169:321-332

B. C. Thelen, E. Toulson, A Computational Study on the Effects of Orifice Size on the Performance of a Turbulent Jet Ignition System, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, First published date Aug. 12, 2016


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