J. Mark Janus, Ph.D.

J. Mark Janus

Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator

High Performance Computing Collaboratory
P 662.325.2463


Ph.D., General Engineering (mathematics minor), Mississippi State University, 1989.
M.S., Aerospace Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1984. 
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1983.

Teaching Areas

  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Aerodynamics
  • Computational Methods

Research Areas

  • Rotating Machinery Flow Analysis
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Algorithm Development

Select Journal Publications

  • Janus, J. M., "General Aviation Propeller-Airframe Integration Simulations", AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 43, No. 2, March-April 2006, pp. 390-394.
  • Arabshahi, A. and Janus, J. Mark, "A Multiblock Compressible Navier-Stokes Flow Solver Applied to Complex Launch Vehicles," AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 41, No. 3, May-June 2004, pp. 469-472.
  • Janus, J. Mark, Horstman, Howard Z., and Whitfield, David L., "Unsteady Flowfield Simulation of Ducted Prop-Fan Configurations", AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 15, No. 1, Jan-Feb 1999, pp.64-72.
  • Janus, J. Mark and Chatterjee, Animesh, "On the Use of a Wake-Integral Method for Computational Drag Analysis", AIAA Journal, Vol. 34, No. 1, January 1996, pp.188-190.
  • Janus, J. Mark, Chatterjee, Animesh and Cave, Chris, "Computational Analysis of a Wing-Tip-Mounted Pusher Turboprop", AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 33, No. 2, March 1996, pp.441-444.
  • Janus, J. M., "Advanced 3-D CFD Algorithm for Turbomachinery," Ph.D. Dissertation, Mississippi State University, May 1989.
  • Belk, D. M., Janus, J. M., and Whitfield, D. L., "Three-Dimensional Unsteady Euler Equations Solution on Dynamic Grids," AIAA Journal, Vol. 25, p. 1160, September 1987.
  • Uzes, C.A., Smith, R.W., Peterson, R.S., and Janus, J.M., "Bubble Wake Boundary and Density Evolution/JUA (U)," Journal of Underwater Acoustics, October 1985.
  • Janus, J.M., "The Development of a Three-Dimensional Split Flux Vector Euler Solver with Dynamic Grid Applications," M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University, August 1984.

Honors and Awards

  • NASA SOYA 1st runner-up award for TURBO-AE, 2004
  • NASA Certificate of Recognition for TURBO-AE development, 2004
  • Naval Award for timely delivery of propfan cruise missile simulations, 1991
  • Mississippi State University Hall of Fame 1989

Professional Memberships

  • Mississippi Center for Supercomputer Research Users Advisory Group
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • Sigma Gamma Tau (Aerospace Engineering Honorary)
  • Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honorary)