Publications

Below are some of the papers my group and I have published. Additional information about my papers and citations can be found here:

Journal Articles

Under review

“An investigation of GPU-based stiff chemical kinetics integration methods.”
Nicholas J. Curtis, Kyle E. Niemeyer, and Chih-Jen Sung.
Under review.
arXiv:1607.03884 [physics.comp-ph]

“Validation of an approach for detecting arc position measurements during vacuum arc remelting based on magnetic flux density measurements.”
Miguel F. Soler and Kyle E. Niemeyer.
Under review.
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pyJac: analytical Jacobian generator for chemical kinetics.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer, Nicholas J. Curtis, and Chih-Jen Sung.
Under review.
arXiv:1605.03262 [physics.comp-ph]

“Report on the Third Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences (WSSSPE3).”
Daniel S. Katz, Sou-Cheng T. Choi, Kyle E. Niemeyer, James Hetherington, Frank Löffler, Dan Gunter, Ray Idaszak, Steven R. Brandt, Mark A. Miller, Sandra Gesing, Nick D. Jones, Nic Weber, Suresh Marru, Gabrielle Allen, Birgit Penzenstadler, Colin C. Venters, Ethan Davis, Lorraine Hwang, Ilian Todorov, Abani Patra, and Miguel de Val-Borro.
Under review.
arXiv:1602.02296 [cs.SE]

2016

“The challenge and promise of software citation for credit, identification, discovery, and reuse.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer, Arfon M. Smith, and Daniel S. Katz.
ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality, in press.
arXiv:1601.04734 [cs.CY]

“Predicting fuel research octane number using Fourier-transform infrared absorption spectra of neat hydrocarbons.”
Shane R. Daly, Kyle E. Niemeyer, William J. Cannella, and Christopher L. Hagen.
Fuel, 183: 359–365, 2016.
doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2016.06.097
arXiv:1606.07122 [physics.chem-ph]

2015

“Development of efficient and accurate skeletal mechanisms for hydrocarbon fuels and kerosene surrogate.”
Fengquan Zhong, Sugang Ma, Xinyu Zhang, Chih-Jen Sung, and Kyle E. Niemeyer.
Acta Mechanica Sinica, 31(5):732–740, 2015.
doi:10.1007/s10409-015-0434-5

“Counterflow ignition of n-butanol at atmospheric and elevated pressures.”
Kyle B. Brady, Xin Hui, Chih-Jen Sung, and Kyle E. Niemeyer.
Combustion and Flame, 162(10):3596–3611, 2015.
doi:10.1016/j.combustflame.2015.06.017

“Investigation of the LTC fuel performance index for oxygenated reference fuel blends.”
Kyle E Niemeyer, Shane R. Daly, William J. Cannella, and Christopher L. Hagen.
Fuel, 155:14–24, 2015.
doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2015.04.010

“A novel fuel performance index for LTC engines based on operating envelopes in light-duty driving cycle simulations.”
Kyle E Niemeyer, Shane R. Daly, William J. Cannella, and Christopher L. Hagen.
Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 137(10):101601, 2015.
doi:10.1115/1.4029948

“Reduced chemistry for a gasoline surrogate valid at engine-relevant conditions.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer and Chih-Jen Sung.
Energy & Fuels, 29(2):1172–1185, 2015.
doi:10.1021/ef5022126
arXiv:1410.0401 [physics.chem-ph]

“An automated target species selection method for dynamic adaptive chemistry simulations.”
Nicholas J. Curtis, Kyle E. Niemeyer, and Chih-Jen Sung.
Combustion and Flame, 162(4):1358–1374, 2015.
doi:10.1016/j.combustflame.2014.11.004

2014

“Mechanism reduction for multicomponent surrogates: a case study using toluene reference fuels.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer and Chih-Jen Sung.
Combustion and Flame, 161(11):2752–2764, 2014.
doi:10.1016/j.combustflame.2014.05.001
arXiv:1405.3745 [physics.chem-ph]

“Recent progress and challenges in exploiting graphics processors in computational fluid dynamics.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer and Chih-Jen Sung.
Journal of Supercomputing, 67(2):528–564, 2014.
doi:10.1007/s11227-013-1015-7
arXiv:1309.3018 [physics.flu-dyn]

“Accelerating moderately stiff chemical kinetics in reactive-flow simulations using GPUs.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer and Chih-Jen Sung.
Journal of Computational Physics, 256:854–871, 2014.
doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2013.09.025
arXiv:1309.2710 [physics.chem-ph]

2011

“On the importance of graph search algorithms for DRGEP-based mechanism reduction methods.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer and Chih-Jen Sung.
Combustion and Flame, 158(8):1439–1443, August 2011.
doi:10.1016/j.combustflame.2010.12.010

2010

“Skeletal mechanism generation for surrogate fuels using directed relation graph with error propagation and sensitivity analysis.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer, Chih-Jen Sung, and Mandhapati P. Raju.
Combustion and Flame, 157(9):1760–1770, September 2010.
doi:10.1016/j.combustflame.2009.12.022

2009

“Three-dimensional surface texture visualization of bone tissue through epifluorescence-based serial block face imaging.”
C. R. Slyfield Jr., K. E. Niemeyer, E. V. Tkachenko, R. E. Tomlinson, G. G. Steyer, C. G. Patthanacharoenphon, G. J. Kazakia, D. L. Wilson, and C. J. Hernandez.
Journal of Microscopy, 236(1):52–59, October 2009.
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2818.2009.03204.x

Book Chapters

2014

“GPU-Based Parallel Integration of Large Numbers of Independent ODE Systems.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer and Chih-Jen Sung.
In V. Kindratenko (Ed.), Numerical Computations with GPUs, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, Ch. 8, pp. 159–182.
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-06548-9_8

Refereed Conference Papers

2016

“PyTeCK: a Python-based automatic testing package for chemical kinetic models.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer.
15th Python in Science Conference (SciPy 2016), pp. 82–89. Austin, TX, USA. 11–17 July 2016.
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Presentation

2014

“A novel fuel performance index for LTC engines based on operating envelopes in light-duty driving cycle simulations.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer, Shane R. Daly, William J. Cannella, and Christopher L. Hagen.
ASME 2014 Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference (ICEF), Columbus, IN, USA. 19–22 October 2014.
doi:10.1115/ICEF2014-5478

Conference Papers / Presentations

2016

“Investigation of GPU-based immersed boundary method solvers with direct forcing.”
Christopher S. Minar and Kyle E. Niemeyer.
28th International Conference on Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics. 9–12 May 2016.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.3365383

“An autoignition performance comparison of chemical kinetics models for n-heptane.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer.
Spring 2016 Meeting of the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute, Seattle, WA, USA. 21–22 March 2016. Paper 139KI-0028.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.3120724
Presentation

2015

“Initial investigation of pyJac: an analytical Jacobian generator for chemical kinetics.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer, Nicholas J. Curtis, and Chih-Jen Sung.
Fall 2015 Meeting of the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute, Provo, UT, USA. 5–6 October 2015. Paper 134CK-0019.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.2075515
Presentation

“Using GPUs to accelerate nonstiff and stiff chemical kinetics in combustion simulations.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer.
15th International Conference on Numerical Combustion, Avignon, France. 19–22 April 2015.
Presentation

2014

“Faster Kinetics: Accelerate Your Finite-Rate Combustion Simulations with GPUs.”
Christopher P. Stone and Kyle E. Niemeyer.
GPU Technology Conference, San Jose, CA, USA. 24–27 March 2014.
Presentation

“A new fuel index for LTC engines based on operating envelopes in light-duty driving cycle simulations: primary reference fuels.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer, William J. Cannella, and Christopher L. Hagen.
Spring 2014 Meeting of the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute, Pasadena, CA, USA. 24–25 March 2014. Paper 14S-20.

2013

“Reduced mechanisms for gasoline surrogates valid at engine conditions.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer and Chih-Jen Sung.
10th US National Combustion Meeting, Park City, UT, USA. 19–21 May 2013.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.3384967

“Accelerating stiff chemical kinetics in combustion simulations using GPUs.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer and Chih-Jen Sung.
14th International Conference on Numerical Combustion, San Antonio, TX, USA. 8–10 April 2013.
Presentation

“Accelerating reactive-flow simulations using graphics processing units.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer and Chih-Jen Sung.
51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, TX, USA. 6–10 January 2013.
doi:10.2514/6.2013-371

2012

“Recent progress and challenges in exploiting graphics processors for aeropropulsion simulations.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer and Chih-Jen Sung.
Fourth International Symposium on Jet Propulsion and Power Engineering, Xi’an, China, 10–12 September 2012.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.3384970

2011

“Turbulence-chemistry closure method using graphics processing units: a preliminary test.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer, Chih-Jen Sung, Catalin G. Fotache, and Jeremiah C. Lee.
7th Fall Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, Storrs, CT, USA, 9–12 October 2011.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.3384964

“Mechanism reduction strategies for multicomponent gasoline surrogate fuels.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer and Chih-Jen Sung.
7th National Combustion Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA, 20–23 March 2011.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.3384973

“DRGEP-based mechanism reduction strategies: graph search algorithms and skeletal primary reference fuel mechanisms.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer and Chih-Jen Sung.
49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, USA, 4–7 January 2011.
doi:10.2514/6.2011-508

2010

“Skeletal mechanism generation of surrogate jet fuels for aero-propulsion modeling.”
Chih-Jen Sung and Kyle E. Niemeyer.
2nd International Symposium on Computational Mechanics and the 12th International Conference on the Enhancement and Promotion of Computational Methods in Engineering and Science (ISCM-EPMESC), Hong Kong–Macau, China, 30 November–3 December 2009.
AIP Conference Proceedings, 1233(1):1412–1417, 2010.
doi:10.1063/1.3452113

2009

“Skeletal mechanism generation of surrogate fuels using directed relation graph with error propagation and sensitivity analysis.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer, Mandhapati P. Raju, and Chih-Jen Sung.
45th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Denver, CO, USA, 2–5 August 2009.
doi:10.2514/6.2009-5495

“Skeletal mechanism generation for surrogate fuels using directed relation graph with error propagation and sensitivity analysis.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer, Mandhapati P. Raju, and Chih-Jen Sung.
6th National Combustion Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 17–20 May 2009.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.3384976

Conference Posters

2014

“Strategies for accelerating combustion simulations with GPUs.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer and Chih-Jen Sung.
35th International Symposium on Combustion, San Francisco, CA, USA.
4–8 August 2014.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.1128029

“A new fuel index for LTC engines based on operating envelopes in light-duty driving cycle simulations.”
Kyle E. Niemeyer, Shane Daly, William Cannella, and Christopher L. Hagen.
35th International Symposium on Combustion, San Francisco, CA, USA.
4–8 August 2014.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.1128030

2013

“Mechanism reduction strategies for gasoline surrogate fuels”
Kyle E. Niemeyer and Chih-Jen Sung.
24th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Taipei, Taiwan. 28 July–2 August 2013.
Poster

“GPU-based explicit integration algorithms for accelerating chemical kinetics in CFD simulations”
Kyle E. Niemeyer and Chih-Jen Sung.
24th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Taipei, Taiwan. 28 July–2 August 2013.
Poster

PhD Dissertation

2013

Reducing the Cost of Chemistry in Reactive-Flow Simulations: Novel Mechanism Reduction Strategies and Acceleration via Graphics Processing Units
Kyle E. Niemeyer
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

Master’s Thesis

2010

Skeletal mechanism generation for surrogate fuels
Kyle E. Niemeyer
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.


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