University of Notre Dame

Thomas J. Mueller Papers


Origination : Thomas J. Mueller
Extent : 1.75 linear feet
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

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Thomas J. Mueller

Preferred Citation

Thomas J. Mueller Papers (TJM), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

A copy of the Donor's Curriculum Vitae 1963-2011 and bound volumes of his research papers: Turbulent Flow and Transition 1963-1964, Vacuum and Fluid Amplifier 1963-1964, Base Flow Nozzles 1 1965-1969, Base Flow Nozzles 2 1969-1976, Base Pressure 1966-1970, Numerical Fluid Dynamics I 1968-1973, Flow Visualization 1969-1995, Physiological Fluid Mechanics 1972-1981, Low Reynolds Number Airfoil Aerodynamics 1980-1993, and Aeroacoustic Research 1990-2006. Also a CD containing Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Flow Visualization, August 9-12, 2004, Notre Dame; and books written, edited by, or containing contributions by the Donor.


Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. Thomas J. Mueller was born 25 May 1934 in Chicago, Illinois. He was married and had five children. In 1956 he graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology where he earned his B.S. in mechanical engineering. In 1961 Thomas Mueller received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois specializing in gas dynamics. Thomas Mueller has been a faculty member of the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame since 1965. He served as Department Chairman from 1988 to 1996. Then he became Distinguished Roth-Gibbson Professor of Aerospace Engineering in 1989. After his retirement in 2005, Thomas Mueller served as professor emeritus at Notre Dame until his death in 2011. He was also elected to the Faculty Senate from 1969 to 1972. During his professional career, Thomas Mueller received many recognitions and honors. The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics named him a fellow in aerospace sciences in 2004, and distinguished lecturer for 1980-1981. He was also an American Society of Mechanical Engineering Fellow since 1975. In 1957 Thomas Mueller worked as an engineer for the United Aircraft Corporation Research Laboratories. His consulting activities include work in 1967 at NASA, Langley Research Center; both in 1973 and in 1983 at AGARD (NATO) in Paris, France; and in 1999 at the Office of Naval Research in Arlington. Thomas Mueller has published several books and many articles in scholarly journals and reviews.


Mueller, T. J.
Acoustical engineering.