Francesco Panerai

Francesco Panerai
Francesco Panerai
ASST PROF
(217) 300-9628
302G Talbot Laboratory

Research Interests

  • Aerothermodynamics
  • High temperature materials
  • Hypersonics

Chapters in Books

Selected Articles in Journals

Teaching Honors

  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, UIUC (Spring 2021, Fall 2022, Fall 2023)
  • Everitt Award for Teaching Excellence (2022)

Research Honors

  • NASA Software of the Year Award (2022)
  • AFOSR Young Investigator Award (2019)
  • AMA Group Achievement Award - The Asteroid Threat Assessment Project Arc Jet Team (2017)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award - Micro-Scale TPS Modeling Team (2017)
  • VKI Excellence in Experimental Research Award (2008)

Other Honors

  • AIAA Associate Fellow (2023)

Recent Courses Taught

  • AE 312 - Compressible Flow
  • AE 419 - Aircraft Flight Mechanics
  • AE 480 - Hypersonic Aerothermodynamics
  • AE 498 HAT (AE 498 ONL) - Hypersonic AeroThermodynamics
  • ME 410 - Intermediate Gas Dynamics

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