Principal Investigator

James D Heidmann
NASA Glenn Research Center
Co-investigators / Team Members: 
Chris Miller, NASA GRC (RTA)
Michael Jones, NASA LaRC (D321)
David Ashpis, NASA GRC (RTT)
Waldo Acosta, NASA GRC (RTB)

PhD from Case Western Reserve University, 1997
MSME from Purdue University, 1988
BSME from University of Toledo, 1986

Dr. Heidmann has worked at NASA Glenn Research Center from 1988-present as an Aerospace Engineer, publishing over 20 research papers and journal articles in the area of turbomachinery aerodynamics and heat transfer. He was elected a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in 2007. Since 2012 Dr. Heidmann has served as Manager of NASA’s Aeronautical Sciences Project. Prior to this, Dr. Heidmann served as Chief of the Turbomachinery and Heat Transfer Branch at NASA Glenn.


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