Publications (as of January 2009)
Book Chapters

  1. M. Amitay and A. Glezer "Aerodynamic Flow Control Using Synthetic Jet Actuators", Chapter in a book on "Control of Fluid Flow, Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences", Springer Verlag, Berlin. Editors: P. Koumoutsakos and I. Mezic, 2006. ISSN print edition: 0170-8643, ISSN electronic edition: 1610-7411, ISBN-10 3-540-25140-5 Springer Berlin Heidelberg New York.
  2. M. Amitay and A. Glezer, "Separation Control using synthetic Jet actuators". Chapter in a book on Manipulation and Control of Jets in Crossflow. Series: CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Number 439. Editors: Ann R. Karagozian, Luca Cortelezzi and Alfredo Soldati, 2003, ISBN: 3-211-00753-9.

Journal Articles

(*) represents a student, (%) represents a post-doc, (&) represents a research engineer.

  1. J.C. Vaccaro*, J.D. Vasile*, J. Olles*, O. Sahni&, K. Jansen, and M. Amitay, "Active Control of Inlet Ducts", Int. J. of Flow Control, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2009, pp. 133-154.
  2. L.D. Montoya, J.L. Jackson*, M. Amitay, "Control of Aerosol Dispersion in a Room Using Synthetic Jet Actuators", Accepted to Building and Environment, April 2009
  3. K. Otani%, J. Moore*, W. Gressick&, and M. Amitay, "Active Yaw Control of a Ducted Fan-Based MAV", Int. J. of Flow Control, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2009, pp. 29-42.
  4. V. Maldonado*, J. Farnsworth*, W. Gressick& and M. Amitay, "Active Control of Flow Separation and Structural Vibrations of Wind Turbine Blades", Accepted for publication, Wind Energy, December 2008.
  5. K. Otani%, J. Moore*, W. Gressick&, and M. Amitay, "Active Yaw Control of a Ducted Fan-Based MAV", accepted for publication in Int. J. of Flow Control, November 2008
  6. J.A.N. Farnsworth*, J.C. Vaccaro* and M. Amitay, "Aerodynamic Performance Modification of the Stingray UAV at Low Angles of Attack", AIAA Journal, 46 (10), 2008.
  7. D. Tamburello* and M. Amitay, "Manipulation of an Axisymmetric Jet by a Single Synthetic Jet Actuator", Int. J. of Heat and Fluid Flow, 29 (2008). 17 pages
  8. A. Pavlova*, K. Otani% and M. Amitay, "Active Performance Enhancement of Spray Cooling", Int. J. of Heat and Fluid Flow, 29 (2008). 15 pages
  9. D. Tamburello* and M. Amitay, "Active manipulation of a particle-laden jet", Int. Journal of Multiphase Flows, 34 (2008). 23 pages
  10. D. Tamburello* and M. Amitay, "Dynamic response of a free jet to the activation of a single synthetic jet", Journal of Turbulence, Volume 8, N. 48, 2007. 19 pages
  11. M. Amitay, "Synthetic Jets and Their Applications for Fluid/Thermal Systems", Symposium volume on Flow Control & MEMS, Springer, Sep. 2007. Invited paper. 12 pages.
  12. A. Pavlova*, K. Otani%, and M. Amitay, "Active Control of Sprays using a Single Synthetic Jet Actuator", Int. J. of Heat and Fluid Flow, V 29 (1), February 2008, 131-148. 18 pages.
  13. F. Cannelle* and M. Amitay, "Transitory Behavior of Finite Span Synthetic Jets", Physics of Fluids, Vol.19, No.9, 2007 (DOI: 10.1063/1.2779873). 15 pages.
  14. D. Tamburello* and M. Amitay, "Three Dimensional Interactions of a free jet with a perpendicular synthetic jet", Journal of Turbulence, Volume 8, No. 38, 2007. 21 pages.
  15. D. Tamburello* and M. Amitay, "Interaction of a Free Jet with a Perpendicular Control Jet", Journal of Turbulence, Volume 8, No. 21, 2007. 27 pages.
  16. M. Ciuryla*, Y. Liu*, J. Farnsworth*, C. Kwan, and M. Amitay, "Flight Control Using Synthetic Jets on a Cessna 182 Model", Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 44, No. 2, March–April 2007, 642-653. 12 pages.
  17. D. Tamburello* and M. Amitay, "Manipulation of an Axisymmetric Jet using Continuous Control Jets". Journal of Turbulence, Vol.7, No.59, 2006. 24 pages.
  18. M. Amitay and F. Cannelle*, "Evolution of Finite Span Synthetic Jets", Physics of Fluids, Volume 18, Issue 5, pp. 054101-054101-16 (2006). 16 pages.
  19. A. Pavlova* and M. Amitay, "Electronic Cooling Using Synthetic Jet Impingement", Journal of Heat Transfer, September, 2006, Issue 9, 897-907. 11 pages.
  20. M. Amitay and A. Glezer, "Flow Transients Induced on a 2-D Airfoil by Pulse-Modulation Actuation", Experiments in Fluids, 40, 2006. 3 pages
  21. A. Glezer, M. Amitay and A. Honohan*, "Aspects of Low- and High-Frequency Actuation for Aerodynamic Flow Control", AIAA Journal, Vol. 43, No. 7, July 2005. 11 pages
  22. M. Amitay, A.E., Washburn, S.G., Anders and D.E. Parekh, "Active Flow Control on the Stingray UAV: Transient Behavior", AIAA Journal, Vol. 42, No. 11, 2004. 11 pages
  23. M. Amitay and A. Glezer, "Controlled Transients of Flow Reattachment over Stalled Airfoils", International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 23, Issue 5, 690-699, 2002.
  24. P. Fung* and M. Amitay, "Active Flow Control Application on a Mini Ducted Fan UAV", Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 561-571, 2002.
  25. M. Amitay, D. Pitt and A. Glezer, "Separation Control in Duct Flows", Journal of Aircraft Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 616-620, 2002.
  26. A. Glezer and M. Amitay, "Synthetic Jets", Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, 2002, 34.
  27. M. Amitay and A. Glezer, "Role of Actuation Frequency in Controlled Flow Reattachment over a Stalled Airfoil", AIAA Journal, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 209-216, 2002.
  28. M. Amitay, D.R. Smith, V. Kibens, D.E. Parekh and A. Glezer, "Modification of the Aerodynamics Characteristics of an Unconventional Airfoil Using Synthetic Jet Actuators", AIAA Journal, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 361-370, March 2001.
  29. D. Quintana*, M. Amitay, A. Ortega and I. Wygnanski, "Heat Transfer in the Forced Laminar Wall-Jet", J. of Heat Transfer, Vol. 119, NO. 3, 451-459, 1997.
  30. M. Amitay and J. Cohen, "Instability of a Two-Dimensional Plane Wall-Jet Subjected to Blowing or Suction", J. of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 344, 67-94, 1997.
  31. A. Tumin, M. Amitay, J. Cohen and M. Zhou, "A Normal Multimode Decomposition Method for Stability Experiments", Physics of Fluids, A, 8 (10), 2777-2779, 1996.
  32. M. Amitay and J. Cohen, "The Mean Flow of Laminar Wall-Jet Subjected to Blowing or Suction", Physics of Fluids, A, 5 (8), 2053-2057, 1993.
  33. J. Cohen, M. Amitay and B.J. Bayly, "Laminar-Turbulent Transition of Wall-Jet Flows Subjected to Blowing and Suction", Physics of Fluids, A, 4 (2), 283-289, 1992.

Submitted

  1. 1.J.C. Vaccaro*, J.D. Vasile*, J. Olles*, O. Sahni&, K. Jansen, and M. Amitay, "Active Control of Inlet Ducts", Submitted to Int. J. of Flow Control, August 2008.

Refereed Papers in Conference proceedings

  1. A. Pavlova* and M. Amitay, "Electronic Cooling Using Synthetic Jets", Proceedings of the ASME, 2005 ASME Heat Transfer Summer Conference, July 17 - 22, 2005, San Francisco, California, HT2005-72110.
  2. M. Amitay and F. Cannelle*, "Transitory Behavior of Synthetic Jets", Proceedings of the ASME, Fluids Engineering Conference. FEDSM2005-77010, Houston, TX, June 19-22, 2005
  3. M. Amitay, S. Kondor&, S. Herdic* and S.L. Anderson, "Directed Particle-Laden Micro-Jet for Dental Evacuation", Proceedings of the ASME, ASME_JSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference. FEDSM2003-45059, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 6-11, 2003. Keynote Presentation - Amitay is the presenter.
  4. M. Amitay and A. Glezer, "The Dynamics of Controlled Flow Reattachment and Separation over Stalled Airfoils", 2nd International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, Stockholm, Sweden, June 27-29, 2001.
  5. M. Amitay and A. Glezer, " Aerodynamic Flow Control of a Thick Airfoil using the synthetic Jet Actuators", Proceedings of the 3rd ASME/JSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, San Francisco, California, July 18-23, 1999.
  6. M. Amitay, D. Smith, V. Kibens, D. Parekh and A. Glezer, "Aerodynamic Flow Control of Bluff Bodies Using Synthetic Jet Actuators". Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium on Mechanics of Passive and Active Control, held in Gottingen, Germany, September 7-11, 1998.
  7. D. Quintana*, M. Amitay, A. Ortega and I. Wygnanski, "Heat Transfer in the Forced Laminar Wall-Jet", ASME National Heat Transfer, Houston, TX, USA Conference, August 3-6, 1996.
  8. D. Quintana*, M. Amitay, A. Ortega and I. Wygnanski, "Augmentation of Heat Transfer in the Laminar Wall Jet by Selective Forcing", Turbulent Heat Transfer - Engineering Foundation, San Diego, California, USA, March 10-15, 1996.
  9. M. Amitay, J. Er-El and A. Seginer, "Leading-Edge Vortices in a Chordwise Periodic Flow", 18th ICAS Congress, Beijing, China, September 20-25, 1992.

Journal Articles, In Non-Refereed Journals

  1. J. Wood*, O. Sahni%, K. Jansen and M. Amitay, "Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Active Control of 3- D Flows", AIAA conference, San Antonio, TX, June 2009. AIAA-2009-4279
  2. J. Farnsworth*, M. Amitay, S. Huyer&, and D. Beal&, "Stator-Induced Circumferentially Varying Preswirl Propulsor", AIAA conference, San Antonio, TX, June 2009. AIAA-2009-3620
  3. S.A. Huyer, A. Dropkin, D. Beal, J. Farnsworth*, and M. Amitay, "The Maneuvering Propulsor", Underwater Defense Technology conference, UDT Europe, Cannes 9-11 June, 2009
  4. J.C. Vaccaro*, W. Gressick, J. Wen, and M. Amitay An Experimental Investigation of Flow Control Inside Inlet Ducts, AIAA paper 2009-0740, Orlando, FL, January 2009
  5. J.C. Vaccaro*, J.D. Vasile*, and M. Amitay, "Active Control of Inlet Ducts", AIAA conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2008. AIAA-2008-6402.
  6. V. Maldonado*, J. Farnsworth*, W. Gressick and M. Amitay, "Active Enhancement of Wind Turbine Blades Performance", AIAA-2008-1311. January 2008
  7. J. A. N. Farnsworth*, J. C. Vaccaro* and M. Amitay, "Aerodynamic Performance Modification of the Stingray UAV at Low Angles of Attack", AIAA paper 2007-4426, June 2007.
  8. A. Pavlova*, K. Otani% and M. Amitay, "Active Flow Control of Sprays with Synthetic Jets" AIAA paper 2007-322. January 2007.
  9. J. A. N. Farnsworth*, F. Cannelle*, M. Ciuryla*, and M. Amitay, "Control of the Stingray UAV at Low Angles of Attack". AIAA paper-2007-321. January 2007.
  10. Y. Liu*, M. Ciuryla*, M. Amitay, C. Kwan, J. H. Myatt, X. Zhang, Z. Ren and J. P. Casey. "Integrated Flight Control and Flow Control Using Synthetic Jet Arrays". AIAA paper 2006-6290, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference and Exhibit. August 2006.
  11. D. A. Tamburello* and M. Amitay. "Manipulation of an Axisymmetric Jet using a Synthetic Jet Actuator", AIAA paper 2006-3700. June 2006.
  12. D. A. Tamburello* and M. Amitay. "Active Control of an Axisymmetric Transitional Jet", AIAA paper 2006-0477. January 2006.
  13. F. Cannelle* and M. Amitay, "Synthetic Jets: Spatial Evolution and Transitory Behavior", AIAA paper 2005-0102. June 2005.
  14. A.E. Washburn and M. Amitay, "Active Flow Control on the Stingray UAV: Physical Mechanisms", AIAA Paper 2004-0745. January 2004.
  15. D.E. Parekh, S. Williams, M. Amitay, A. Glezer, A.E. Washburn, I. Gregory, and R.C. Scott, "Synthetic Jet Aerodynamic Control on a Full-Scale UAV", AIAA Paper 2003-4002.
  16. M., Amitay, A.E. Washburn, S.G. Anders, D.E. Parekh and A. Glezer, "Active Flow Control on the Stingray UAV: Transient Behavior", AIAA Paper 2003-4001.
  17. M. Amitay and S. Kondor. Control of Mixing and Concentration of High Speed Particle-Laden Jet using mJets. AIAA paper 2003-4265.
  18. A. Glezer, M. Amitay and A.M. Honohan*, "Aspects of Low- and High-Frequency Aerodynamic Flow Control", AIAA Paper 2003-0533.
  19. M. DeSalvo*, M. Amitay, and A. Glezer, "Modification of the aerodynamic Performance of Airfoils at Low Angles of Attack: Trailing Edge Trapped Vortices", AIAA Paper 2002-3165.
  20. S. Kondor, M. Amitay, D. Parekh, P. Fung*, A. Glezer, "Active Flow Control Application on a Mini Ducted Fan UAV", AIAA Paper 2001-2440.
  21. M. Amitay, M. Horvath*, M. Michaux*, and A. Glezer, "Virtual Aerodynamic Shape Modification at Low Angles of Attack using Synthetic Jet Actuators", AIAA Paper 2001-2975.
  22. E. Chatlynne*, N. Rumigny*, M. Amitay and A. Glezer, "Virtual Aero-Shaping of a Clark-Y Airfoil using Synthetic Jet Actuators", AIAA Paper 2001-0732.
  23. A. M. Honohan*, M. Amitay and A. Glezer, "Aerodynamic Control using Synthetic Jets", AIAA Paper 2000-2401.
  24. M. Amitay, D. Pitt, V. Kibens, D.E. Parekh and A. Glezer, "Control of Internal Flow Separation using Synthetic Jet Actuators", AIAA Paper 2000-0903.
  25. M. Amitay, V. Kibens, D. E. Parekh and A. Glezer, "Flow Reattachment Dynamics over a Thick Airfoil Controlled by Synthetic Jet Actuators", AIAA Paper 99-1001.
  26. D. R. Smith, M. Amitay, V. Kibens, D.E. Parekh and A. Glezer, "Modification of Lifting Body Aerodynamics by Synthetic Jet Actuators", AIAA Paper 98-0209.
  27. M. Amitay, B.L. Smith*, and A. Glezer, "Aerodynamic Flow Control Using Synthetic Jet Technology", AIAA Paper 98-0208.
  28. M. Amitay, A. Honohan*, M. Trautman* and A. Glezer, "Modification of the Aerodynamic Characteristics of Bluff Bodies Using Fluidic Actuators", AIAA Paper 97-2004.
  29. A. Seginer, M. Amitay and J. Er-El, "Leading-Edge Vortices in a Chordwise Periodic Flow", The 77th Semi-Annual Supersonic Tunnel Association (STA) meeting, 1992, University of Notre Dame, USA.

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