Christopher S. Combs, Ph.D.

Christopher S. Combs, Ph.D.

Dee Howard Endowed Assistant Professor

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EB 3.04.26

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Dr. Christopher Combs is currently the Dee Howard Endowed Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at UTSA. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Evansville and completed his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. His primary area of research interest is in the development and application of non-intrusive diagnostic techniques for compressible flows and his research group also works on the development of advanced data analysis and image processing techniques. Dr. Combs has experience in applications of non-intrusive diagnostics to reacting and combusting flows, as well. Prior to joining UTSA, Dr. Combs was a Research Assistant Professor at The University of Tennessee Space Institute, where he was a member of the UTSI High-Speed/Hypersonics initiative, HORIZON.
Educational Background:
B.S., University of Evansville
Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
Field of Study:
Fluid Dynamics
Areas of Teaching Interest:

Measurements & Instrumentation
Fluid Dynamics
Engineering Optics
Compressible Flow

Areas of Research Interest:

Development of Non-Intrusive Diagnostics and Laser-Based Measurement Techniques
High-Speed Imaging and Data Acquisition
Image Processing and Data Analysis
Compressible Flows