Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
Dr. Tan has approximately 42 publications on internal flows, turbomachinery, fluid mechanics and computational methods in archival journals. Dr. Tan is a co-author of a book titled Internal Flow: Concepts and Applications, Cambridge University Press, 2004.
B.Sc., First Class Honors (Aeronautical Engineering), 1974, Victoria University M.S. (Aeronautics), 1975, California Institute of Technology Ph.D. (Aeronautics and Astronautics), 1978, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Specialization and Research Interests
Unsteady and three-dimensional flow in turbomachinery and propulsive devices; aerodynamic instabilities in aircraft gas turbine engines; propulsion systems