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Jason Etele

Associate Professor; Associate Chair Graduate

Degrees:B.Eng. Ryerson, M.A.Sc., Ph.D. University of Toronto
Phone:613-520-2600 x 7517
Office:3244 ME

Research Interests:

  • Rocket Based Combined Cycle (RBCC) Engines
  • UAV Analysis/Simulation using CFD
  • Low Cost Space Launch Systems
  • Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
  • Hypersonic/High Speed Flows


  • Rocket Based Combined Cycle (RBCC) Engine design (simulation and experiment)
  • Quad-rotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) design for use in urban environments
  • Autopilot design and simulation for UAVs
  • High speed plasma flow numerical simulation

Open Research Positions:
Currently seeking two (2) PhD students for work in the areas of numerical simulations of high speed speed plasma flows, with applications towards space launch vehicles.  Successful applicants may also be responsible for the design/implementation of experimental results to be carried out in co-operating laboratories in Japan for use in numerical validation.  Interested applicants are encouraged to email.