Andrew J Higgins


Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

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Associate Professor - Department of Mechanical Engineering


Macdonald Engineering Building, Rm 464 [Map]
817 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 0C3
 
 

 
514.398.6297 [Office]
514-398-7365 [Fax]

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Courses

MECH 261 Measurement Lab
MECH 262 Statistics and Measurement Lab
MECH 341 Thermodynamics 2
MECH 346 Heat Transfer
MECH 430 Fluid Mechanics 2
MECH 447 Combustion
MECH 578 Advanced Thermodynamics
MECH 652 Dynamics of Combustion



BS University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Aeronautical Engineering, Astronautical Engineering
MS University of Washington, Astronautics, Aeronautics
PhD University of Washington, Astronautics, Aeronautics

Curriculum vitae
 

Research Interests

• Detonation in gaseous, heterogeneous, and condensed-phase energetic materials.

• Shock waves, blast waves, and explosions.

• Supersonic reacting flow and propulsion.

• Hypervelocity flow and hypervelocity accelerators.

Research Experience

1991-1996 Graduate Research Assistant, Ram Accelerator Group, University of Washington, Seattle

1997-1999 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Shock Wave Physics Group, McGill University

1999-2005 Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University

2006-Present Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University

2010-2011 Visiting Scholar, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego