Joshua S. Heyne

Assistant Professor

Full-Time Faculty


Email: Joshua Heyne
Phone: 937-229-5319

Kettering Laboratories Room 345D


Selected Publications

  • Heyne, Joshua S., Stephen Dooley, Zeynep Serinyel, Frederick L. Dryer, and Henry Curran. In review, 2014. Decomposition studies of isopropanol in a variable pressure flow reactor. Zeitschrift Für Physikalische Chemie.
  • Sudholt, Alena, Liming Cai, Joshua Heyne, Francis M. Haas, Heinz Pitsch, and Frederick L. Dryer. 2014. Ignition characteristics of a bio-derived class of saturated and unsaturated furans for engine applications. Proc. Comb. Institute. doi: 10.1016/j.proci.2014.06.147.
  • Dryer, Frederick L., Saeed Jahangirian, Stephen Dooley, Sang Hee Won, Joshua Steven Heyne, Venkatesh R. Iyer, Thomas A. Litzinger, and Robert Santoro. 2014. Emulating the combustion behavior of real jet aviation fuels by surrogate mixtures of hydrocarbon fluid blends: Implications for science and engineering. energy&fuels. doi: 10.1021/ef500284x
  • Heyne, J., S. Dooley, and F.L. Dryer. 2013. Dehydration rate measurements for tertiary-butanol in a variable pressure flow reactor. J. Phys. Chem. A. doi: 10.1021/jp404143f.
  • Heyne, J., and F.L. Dryer. 2013. Uncertainty analysis in the use of chemical thermometry — a case study with cyclohexene. 2013. J. Phys. Chem. A. doi: 10.1021/jp402982y.
  • Dooley, S., S.H. Won, J. Heyne, T. Farouk, Y. Ju, F.L. Dryer, K. Kumar, X. Hui, C. Sung, H. Wang, M. Oehlschlaeger, T. Litzinger, R. Santoro, T. Malewecki, and K. Brezinsky. 2012. The experimental evaluation of a methodology to surrogate fuel formulation for the emulation of combustion kinetic phenomena by a theory of real fuel oxidation. Combustion & Flame, J. of the Combustion Institute. doi:10.1016/j.combustflame.2011.11.00.
  • Lefkowitz, J., J. Heyne, S. Won, S. Dooley, H. Kim, F. Haas, S. Jahangirian, F.L. Dryer, and Y. Ju. 2011. A chemical kinetic study of tertiary-butanol in a flow reactor and a counterflow diffusion flame. Combustion & Flame, J. of the Combustion Institute. doi: 10.1016/j. combustflame.2011.10.004.
  • Dooley, S., S.W. Won, M. Chaos, J. Heyne, Y. Ju, F.L. Dryer, K. Kumar, C. Sung, H. Wang, M. Oehlschlaeger, R. Santoro, and T. Litzinger. 2010. A jet fuel surrogate formulated by real fuel properties. Combustion & Flame, J. of the Combustion Institute: 2333-2339. doi:10.1016/j.combustflame.2010.07.001
  • Heyne, J., S. Kirby, and A. Boehman. 2009. Autoignition studies of trans- and cis-decalin in an ignition quality tester (IQT) and the development of a high thermal stability unifuel/single battlefield fuel. energy&fuels 23, no. 12: 5879–5885. doi: 10.1021/ef900715m.

Courses Taught

  • Fundamentals of Combustion, MEE/AEE 565


  • Ph.D., Princeton University, 2014
  • M.S., Penn State University, 2009
  • BSE, University of Dayton, 2007

Professional Activities

  • Combustion Institute
  • American Chemical Society

Research Interests

  • Combustion
  • Surrogate fuels
  • Elementary kinetics
  • Kinetic models