Jean-Francois Izard

Postdoctoral Fellow
​Since September 2010 / R&D Engineer Snecma SAFRAN, France.​

Research Interests

​Large Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Combustion

Selected Publications

  • A. Mura, J-F. Izard, "Numerical simulation of supersonic non premixed turbulent combustion in a Scramjet combustor model," Journal of Propulsion and Power, accepted for publication, 2010.​
  • J-F Izard, A. Mura, "Lagrangian Modeling of Turbulent Spray Combustion: Application to Rocket Engines Cryogenic Conditions, " Advances in Propulsion Physics, Selected Papers from the European Conference for AeroSpace Sciences, EUCASS2009, accepted for publication, 2010.
  • J-F. Izard, A. Mura, "Stabilization of non premixed flames in supersonic reactive flows," Comptes Rendus Mécanique de l’Académie des Sciences, Vol. 337, pp. 362-372, 2009.
  • J-F. Izard, G. Lehnasch, A. Mura, "A Lagrangian model of combustion in high speed flows: application to scramjet conditions," Combustion Science and Technology, Vol. 181 (11), pp. 1372-1396, 2009.


  • ​​Ph.D., Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d’Aérotechnique of Poitiers, France, 2009
  • Masters degree, University of Poitiers, France, 2006
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d’Aérotechnique, University of Poitiers, France, 2006

KAUST Affiliations

Clear Co​mbustion Research Center​ (CCRC)