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Trevor Moeller

Trevor Moeller

Trevor Moeller

Associate Professor
Graduate Programs Director for MABE

Contact:

Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace
Engineering and Engineering Science
University of Tennessee Space Institute
Tullahoma, TN 37388-9700

(931) 393-7351
tmoeller@utsi.edu

Research Group Website

Education

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, May 1991. Graduated Suma Cum Laude
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Tennessee, August 1993. Thesis Title: “Comparison of Experimental and Numerical Results for Radiation Cooled and Water Cooled Hydrogen Arcjets”
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Tennessee, May 1998. Dissertation Title: “Cascade Arc Studies of Nonequilibrium Hydrogen/Nitrogen Plasmas”

Professional Experience


Courses Taught


Research Interests

Moeller has broad interests in plasma physics and electromagnetics. Areas of interest include:

  • High-temperature gases
  • High-speed flows
  • Rocket propulsion
  • Advanced rocket propulsion
  • Modeling and testing of electric propulsion devices
  • Electromagnetic acceleration
  • Plasma diagnostics