Adam Dempsey
Dr. Adam DempseyMarquette University

Engineering Hall, 244

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Professional Preparation

Ph.D., 2013, Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S., 2009, Mechanical Engineering, Bradley University 
B.S., 2007, Mechanical Engineering, Bradley University 

Research Interests

  • Fuel Injection & Sprays
  • CFD Simulations of Turbulent Reacting Flows
  • Combustion & Chemical Kinetics
  • Pollutant Emissions Formation in Combustion
  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Advanced Combustion Strategy Development


Dempsey, A. B., Fiveland, S., and Post, S., "Phenomenological Autoignition Model for
Diesel Sprays Using Reduced Chemical Kinetics and a Characteristic Scalar Dissipation
Rate," SAE International Journal of Engines 10(2):512-528, 2017.

Koci, C., Dempsey, A. B., Nudd, J., and Knier, B., "Understanding Hydrocarbon Emissions
in Heavy Duty Diesel Engines Combining Experimental and Computational Methods," SAE
International Journal of Engines 10(3):1093-1109, 2017.

Wissink, M., Splitter, D. A., Dempsey, A. B., Curran, S. J., Kaul, B., and Szybist, J. P., “An
Assessment of Thermodynamic Merits for Current and Potential Future Engine Operating
Strategies,” International Journal of Engine Research, vol 18, Issue 1-2, pp. 155-169, 2017.

Storey, J. M., Curran, S, Lewis, S., Barone, T., Dempsey, A. B., Moses-Debusk, M., Hanson,
R., Prikhodko, V., and Northrop, W., "Evolution and current understanding of
physicochemical characterization of particulate matter from reactivity controlled
compression ignition combustion on a multicylinder light-duty engine," International
Journal of Engine Research, vol 18, Issue 5-6, p. 505-519, 2017.

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