Adam D. Weiss

Adam D. Weiss

PhD Student

Office: EBUII, Room #563


Adam D. Weiss graduated with honors from the University of California San Diego (UCSD) in 2013, receiving his BS in Mechanical Engineering. He is currently doing his PhD under the supervision of Antonio L. Sánchez in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department.

Research interests

Adam’s research interests include:

  • Fundamental fluid mechanics
  • Acoustic instabilities in strained diffusion flames


  1. A. D. Weiss, W. Coenen and A. L. Sánchez, “Aerodynamics of planer counterflowing jets”, J. Fluid Mech.  821, 1-30 (2017)[DOI]
  2. A. D. Weiss, M. Vera, A. Liñán, A. L. Sánchez and F. A. Williams, “A novel formulation for unsteady counterflow flames using a thermal-conductivity-weighted coordinate”, Combust. Theor. Model. 22, 185-201 (2018)[DOI]
  3. A. D. Weiss, W. Coenen, A. L. Sánchez, and F. A. Williams, “The acoustic response of Burke-Schumann counterflow flames”, Combust. Flame, 192, 25-34 (2018)[DOI]

Conference Contributions

  • 24th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, August 2016, Montreal Canada
  • 69th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 2016, Portland, Oregon
  • 10th US National Combustion Meeting, April 2017, College Park, Maryland
  • 26th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems (ICDERS), July 30th – August 4, 2017, Boston, MA
  • Western States Section Combustion Institute (WSCCI) 2017 Fall Technical Meeting, October 2-3rd, 2017, Laramie, Wyoming