Kris Meehan is a PhD Candidate in the Applied Physics Group working under the supervision of Professor Richard B. Miles and Mikhail Shneider. His primary focus is the application of plasmas for the control, preconditioning, characterization, and power extraction of flows with aerodynamic interest. His current projects include plasma actuator development for dynamic flow control and applications of Microwave Assisted Combustion. Previously, Kris graduated in 2015 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Lafayette College in Easton, PA.