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Liselle Joseph

Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2017
  • M.S., Aerospace Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2014
  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2011
Liselle Joseph
Aerospace & Ocean Engineering (MC0203)
Virginia Tech Swing Space, Room 224B
1600 Innovation Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

   

  • Hypersonic testing and advanced experiments
  • Modeling of hypersonic flow-fields with gas chemistry and turbulence
  • Boundary layer theory, particularly experimental investigations into the fundamental nature of turbulent boundary layers and shear flows 
  • Compressor design and performance; turbomachinery aerodynamics
  • Experimental design & instrumentation

 

  • Manuscript peer-review referee (Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Experiments in Fluids, ASME)
  • Turbomachinery Technical Conference & Exposition
  • Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society)
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  • Sigma Gama Tau (National Aerospace Engineering Honor Society)
  • American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics
 
  •  Outstanding Professional Achievement Award, Spectral Sciences Inc. (2022)
  • Student Speaker, Graduate Commencement Ceremonies, Virginia Tech, Fall 2017
  • Tolson Fellowship recipient, 2016-2017
  • New Horizon Graduate Scholar, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2014-2018
  • Paul E. Torgersen Excellence in Research Award, 2014
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award, National Society of Black Engineers, 2013
  • Pratt Graduate Fellow, 2012-2013
  • C. Howard Robins Jr '58 Scholar, August 2011
  • Chevron International Scholar, July 2011.
  • CAMEO Scholar, 2010 & 2011
  • Jean B. Duerr Memorial Scholar, The P.E.O. Sisterhood, May 2011.
  • Bruce H. and Dorothy R. Pauly Scholar, 2011-2012
  • BCA Scholar, National Society of Black Engineers, March 2009.
  • AIAA 2009 Junior Scholar, June 2009
  • Clinton and Helen Robins Memorial Scholar, 2009, 2010, and 2011

Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Virginia Tech, Assistant Professor, 2023 - present

Spectral Sciences Inc., Senior Scientist, 2020-2023

Pratt & Whitney Compression Systems Aerodynamics, Senior Aero/Thermal Engineer, 2017-2020

Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Virginia Tech, Graduate Research Assistant, 2012-2017