education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles12
  • Leyva, I. A., & Cummings, R. M. (2021). Introduction to the Special Section on the Boundary Layer Transition (BOLT) Flight Experiment. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets. 58(1), 4-5.
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  • Forliti, D. J., Wegener, J., Min, C., & Leyva, I. A. (2021). Quantitative Analysis of Forced and Unforced Turbulent Multiphase Coaxial Jets. Journal of Fluids Engineering. 143(1),
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  • Leyva, I. A. (2017). The relentless pursuit of hypersonic flight. Physics Today. 70(11), 30-36.
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  • Jewell, J. S., Leyva, I. A., & Shepherd, J. E. (2017). Turbulent spots in hypervelocity flow. Experiments in Fluids. 58(4), 32.
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  • Jewell, J. S., Parziale, N. J., Leyva, I. A., & Shepherd, J. E. (2017). Effects of Shock-Tube Cleanliness on Hypersonic Boundary Layer Transition at High Enthalpy. AIAA Journal. 55(1), 332-338.
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Books4
  • Council, N. R., Sciences, D., Board, A., & Roadmaps, S. (2012). NASA Space Technology Roadmaps and Priorities Restoring NASA's Technological Edge and Paving the Way for a New Era in Space. National Academies Press.
  • Council, N. R., Sciences, D., Board, A., & Program, C. (2009). A Constrained Space Exploration Technology Program A Review of NASA's Exploration Technology Development Program. National Academies Press.
  • Council, N. R., Sciences, D., Board, A., & Needs, C. (2007). A Review of United States Air Force and Department of Defense Aerospace Propulsion Needs. National Academies Press.
  • Council, N. R., Sciences, D., Board, A., & Aeronautics, S. (2006). Decadal Survey of Civil Aeronautics Foundation for the Future. National Academies Press.
Chapters4
  • Forliti, D. J., Leyva, I. A., Talley, D. G., Rodriguez, J. I., Teshome, S., Wegener, J. L., Roa, M., & Karagozian, A. R. (2020). Forced and Unforced Shear Coaxial Mixing and Combustion at Subcritical and Supercritical Pressures. High-Pressure Flows for Propulsion Applications. 233-279. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc..
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  • Jewell, J. S., Shepherd, J. E., & Leyva, I. A. (2015). Shock Tunnel Operation and Correlation of Boundary Layer Transition on a Cone in Hypervelocity Flow. 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves 1. 723-728. Springer International Publishing.
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  • Jewell, J. S., Leyva, I. A., Parziale, N. J., & Shepherd, J. E. (2012). Effect of Gas Injection on Transition in Hypervelocity Boundary Layers. 28th International Symposium on Shock Waves. 735-740. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
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  • Leyva, I. (2011). Spacecraft Subsystems I: Propulsion. Werz, J. R., Everett, D. F., & Puschell, J. J. (Eds.), Space Mission Engineering The New SMAD. 527-564. Microcosm Press.
Conference Papers34
  • Badakhshan, A., Danczyk, S., Forliti, D. J., Leyva, I. A., & Talley, D. G. (2016). Nano-ignition Torch Applied to Cryogenic H2/O2 Coaxial Jet. 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting.
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  • Parziale, N. J., Jewell, J. S., Leyva, I. A., Shepherd, J., & Hornung, H. (2015). Effects of Shock-Tube Cleanliness on Slender-Body Hypersonic Instability and Transition Studies at High-Enthalpy. 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting.
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  • Forliti, D. J., Badakhshan, A., Wegener, J., Leyva, I. A., & Talley, D. G. (2015). The Response of Cryogenic H2/O2 Coaxial Jet Flames to Acoustic Disturbances. 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting.
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  • Wegener, J. L., Forliti, D. J., Leyva, I. A., & Talley, D. G. (2014). Receptivity of a Cryogenic Coaxial Gas-Liquid Jet to Acoustic Disturbances. 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, 50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference.
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  • Fedorov, A. V., Soudakov, V., & Leyva, I. A. (2014). Stability analysis of high-speed boundary-layer flow with gas injection. 7th AIAA Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Conference, 7th AIAA Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Conference.
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patents
Patents6
  • Dean, A. J., Leyva, I. A., & Umeh, C. O. (2010). Fuel preconditioning for detonation combustion.
  • Tangirala, V. E., Dean, A. J., & Leyva, I. A. (2006). Two-stage pulse detonation system.
  • Butler, L., Venkataramani, K. S., Murrow, K. D., & Leyva, I. A. (2005). Pulse detonation system for a gas turbine engine.
Email
ivett.leyva@tamu.edu
First Name
Ivett
Last Name
Leyva