Deanna Lacoste

Research Scientists

Research Scientist


Selected Publications

  • Effect of nanosecond glow discharges on a lean premixed V-flame
       D.A. Lacoste, J.P. Moeck
       IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 42(12), 4040-4041, (2014)
  • Pure air-plasma bullets propagating inside microcapillaries and in ambient air
       D.A. Lacoste, A. Bourdon, K. Kuribara, K. Urabe, S. Stauss, K. Terashima
      Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 23(6), 062006, (2014)
  • Influence of fast-heating processes and O atom production by a nanosecond spark discharge on the ignition of a lean H2-air premixed flame 
       F. Tholin, D.A. Lacoste, A. Bourdon
      Combust. Flame 161(5), 1235-1246, (2014)
  • Stabilization of a methane-air swirl flame by rotating nanosecond spark discharges
       J.P. Moeck, D.A. Lacoste, D. Durox, T.F. Guiberti, T. Schuller, C.O. Laux
       IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 42(10), 2562-2563, (2014)
  • Temporal evolution of temperature and OH density produced by nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges in water vapour at atmospheric pressure 
       F.P. Sainct, D.A. Lacoste, M.J. Kirkpatrick, E. Odic, C.O. Laux
       J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 47, 075204, (2014)
  • Effect of nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges on the dynamics of a swirl-stabilized lean premixed flame
       D.A. Lacoste, J.P. Moeck, D. Durox, C.O. Laux, T. Schuller
       J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 135, 101501, (2013)
  • Effect of plasma discharges on Nitric Oxide emissions in a premixed flame
       D.A. Lacoste, J.P. Moeck, C.O. Paschereit, C.O. Laux
       J. Propul. Power 29(3), pp 748-751, (2013)
  • Dynamic response of a weakly turbulent lean-premixed flame to nanosecond repetitively pulsed discharges
      D.A. Lacoste, D.A. Xu, J.P. Moeck, C.O. Laux
      Proc. Combust. Inst. 34 (2), pp 3259-3266, (2013)


  • 2002 : Ph.D., Combustion Science, The University of Poitiers, France.
  • 1999 : M.S., Aerodynamics, Combustion and Thermodynamics, The University of Poitiers, France.
  • 1998 : M.S., Mechanical Engineering, French Institute for Advanced Mechanical Engineering (IFMA), France.

Professional Profile

  • 2014: Research scientist, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, SA.
  • 2003-2014: Research engineer, CNRS – Ecole Centrale Paris, France.