Jechiel Jagoda

Professor Emeritus
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Dr. Jagoda joined the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1979 after three years at the Centre National de La Recherche Scientifique, Mulhouse, France and the Technical University of Munich, F. R. Germany. His prime research interests lie in the area of combustion and propulsion with special emphasis on combustion diagnostics, unsteady and pulse combustion, micro-combustors, low NOx combustors and combustion control. He has extensive experience in optical diagnostics including Schlieren imaging, laser Doppler velocimetry, phase Doppler velocimetry, as well as Rayleigh, Raman and Mic scattering. Dr. Jagoda has published 54 refereed publications, numerous non_refereed papers and given over 100 presentations at national and international meetings. He is a member of Sigma Xi and The Combustion Institute and has served a three-year term on the Technical Committee for Propellants and Combustion of the AIAA. He serves as a reviewer for several journals and sponsoring agencies. He was a member of the Program Subcommittee for the 19th and 22nd through 31st Symposia (International) on Combustion.



  • Ben T. Zinn Combustion Laboratory

  • Strategic Energy Institute (SEI)


  • Propulsion & Combustion

  • Aerodynamics & Fluid Mechanics

AE Multidisciplinary Research Areas:

  • Sustainable Transportation and Energy Systems


B.Sc. Physics, Imperial College of Science & Technology, University of London (1971); Ph.D., Combustion Physics, Imperial College of Science & Technology, University of London (1976);

Distinctions & Awards

Associate Fellow of the AIAA; Sigma Xi Junior Faculty Research Award, 1985; School of Aerospace Engineering Most Valuable Professor Award, 1985 and 1988;