Wesley Boyette

PhD Students
Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

My primary research interests include high-pressure combustion, turbulent non-premixed flames, laser-based techniques, soot, and exploring the intersection of these subjects. Other interests include pollutant and emissions analysis, alternative fuels and renewable energy.


  • 2012- Present: PhD, KAUST
  • 2006-2008: MS Aero Eng, North Carolina State University
  • 2003-2006: BS Aero Eng, North Carolina State University 
  • 1998-2002: BS Biology, UNC-Chapel Hill

Professional Profile

  • 2011: Biofuels Research Scientist, NC State University
  • 2008-2011: Research Engineer, Alliant Techsystems

Scientific and Professional Memberships

Tau Beta Pi, AIAA, Phi Kappa Phi


  • College of Engineering Dean’s Fellowship, 2006
  • Gross/Lockheed Martin Endowed Scholarship Award, 2004 & 2005

KAUST Affiliations

Clean Combustion Research Center(KAUST)