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Bogdan Marcu

Part-Time Lecturer of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering


  • Doctoral Degree, Aerospace Engineer, University of Southern California


Blue Origin - Principal, Propulsion Engineering, SME Turbine Aerodynamics 2020 -

Aerojet Rocketdyne - Lead Turbine Aerodynamics 2016 - 2020
Designed the AR1 engine main turbine, coordination of Turbine Analysisi across engine programs in support of development and fabrication

Space X - Lead Turbine Aerodynamics 2011 - 2016
Designed the turbine for the Falcon 9 Merlin 1D engine
Designed the LOX and Fuel TP turbines for the prototype Raptor engine

Pratt&WhitneyRocketdyne - Turbine Aerodynamics 1998 - 2011
Designed the LOX turbines or the J-2X engine
Designed the turbines for the Advanced Upper Stage MB-XX demonstrator engine
Re-designed the LH2 tubine flowmeter for the Space Shuttle Main Engine

Research Summary

Liquid propellant rocket engines (LRE), turbopumps, Design, Analysis and CFD apps and their integration into the engine development process.

  • Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
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Contact Information
  • (213) 740-5324