Irvin Glassman

Irvin Glassman
Professor Emeritus
Dr. Eng., Johns Hopkins University,1950 (Chemical Engineering)

Short Bio

Research Interests

Professor Glassman's research interests concentrate on fundamental studies as related to fuel burning, pollution generation by mobile and stationary power plants, jet propulsion engines, incineration, soot formation, supercritical fuel reactions and synthesis of high temperature refractory materials.

Principal Research Efforts

  • Combustion aspects as related to environmental, fire safety, and propulsion concerns
  • Fire Safety
  • Multidisciplinary Environmental and Energy Research

Selected Publications

  • Combustion, 3rd Edition, Academic Press, San Diego, CA, 1996.

  • "Plateau Region of Composite Propellants", J. of Prop. and Power 12, 434, 1996.

  • ​(with H. Clay Gabler and R. Yetter) " A Numerical Investigation of Asymmetric and Symmetric Fuel Injection in Whirl Burners", Extended Abstract, 1996 Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute , Hilton Head, SC, 1996.

  • ​(with S. Klotz and K. Brezinsky), "The Oxidation of Toluene-n Butane Blends, " 27th International Symposium on Combustion, The Combustion Institute, Pittsburgh, p. 2025 (1998).

  • ​(with J.A. Brehm, K. Brezinsky, and C.K. Law), " Supercritical Combustion Synthesis of Titanium Nitride", 26th International Symposium on Combustion,, The Combustion Institute, Pittsburgh, p. 1875 (1996).