Joel Lisanti

PhD Students

Ph.D. student


Research Interests

Joel Lisanti’s research interests include isochoric heat addition for pressure gain gas turbine applications, the study of unsteady, acoustically resonant combustion devices for the purpose of producing quasi-isochoric heat addition in a simulated gas turbine environment, and applying optical and laser based diagnostics for the measurement of pollutant emissions in a gas turbine environment.


  • Ph-D, Mechanical Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2022
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2014
  • B.Sc., Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, 2012

Professional Profile

Scientific and Professional Membership

AIAA, American Helicopter Society

KAUST Affiliations

Clean Combustion Research Center(KAUST)