O'Connor presents Irvin Glassman Lecture at Combustion Conference
Jacqueline O’Connor was selected as the recipient of the Irvin Glassman Young Investigator Award and Lecturer from the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute. As the awardee, she gave the Irvin Glassman Lecture at the Spring Technical Meeting on March 13-16.
This award and lectureship is given to a researcher within seven years of their doctoral degree or in their first five years of tenure-track faculty appointment, but untenured. The award honors researchers for their contributions and achievements in research, publications and conference presentations.
O’Connor holds the Dorothy Quiggle Career Development Professorship and has been an assistant professor in mechanical and nuclear engineering at Penn State since August 2013. She directs the Reacting Flow Dynamics Laboratory at Penn State. She received her doctorate from Georgia Tech in aerospace engineering and was a post-doctoral researcher at Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, California, in the Engine Combustion Department. In 2015, O’Connor received an Air Force Young Investigator grant for her research on flame interactions.