Chris Hogan

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Chris Hogan

Professor, Mechanical Engineering


Mechanical Engineering
Room 2101E
111 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455


Ph.D. 2008, Washington University
B.S. 2004, Cornell University

Professional Background

Director of Graduate Studies, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2015-2020
Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2019-present
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2015-2019
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2009-2015
Postdoctoral Researcher, Yale University, 2009

Scientific & Professional Societies

  • American Associate for Aerosol Research (AAAR)
  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Aerosol Science


Chris Hogan's research focuses on fundamental and applied studies of aerosol transport and measurement, with applications including supersonic-to-hypersonic particle impacts with surfaces, condensation and coagulation, agricultural sprays, and virus aerosol sampling and control technologies. He has authored and co-authored more than 100 papers on these topics and on related areas. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Aerosol Science.

Hogan Lab - ME 4136 / 365
Aerosol Diagnostics Laboratory - ME 457
Particle Calibration Laboratory - ME 251

ME Research Areas
Particle Technology

ME Impact Areas
Human Health
Environment & Sustainability

Research Interests
  • Supersonic Aerosol Deposition Based Coating and Additive Manufacturing Processes
  • Nanometrology and Particle Contamination Control Technology
  • Atomization and Sprays for Crop Protectants and Agriculture
  • Medical Aerosols and Bioaerosols
  • Energy Transfer, Mass Transfer, and Reactivity in Aerosols
  • Non-equilibrium particle laden systems, including plasmas and high concentration aerosols

Honors and Awards

  • Kenneth T. Whitby Award, 2018, American Association for Aerosol Research
  • Smoluchowski Award, 2013, GAeF
  • Sheldon K. Friedlander Award, 2011, American Association for Aerosol Research
  • McKnight Land-Grant Professorship, 2011
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Short Term Faculty Fellow, 2010

Selected Publications

  • Li C., Singh N., Andrews A., Olson B.A., Schwartzentruber T.E., & Hogan C. J. (2019) Mass, Momentum, and Energy Transfer in Supersonic Aerosol Deposition Processes. International Journal of Heat & Mass Transfer. 129: 1161-1171. 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2018.10.028
  • Chen X., Ghosh S., Buckley D. T., Sankaran R. M., & Hogan C. J. (2018) Characterization of the State of Nanoparticle Aggregation in Non-equilibrium Plasma Synthesis Systems. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 51, 335203. 10.1088/1361-6463/aad26f
  • Yang H., Goudeli, E. & Hogan C. J. (2018) Condensation & Dissociation Rates for Gas Phase Metal Clusters from Molecular Dynamics Trajectory Calculations. The Journal of Chemical Physics. 148, 164304. 10.1063/1.5026689
  • Buckley, D. T. & Hogan C. J. (2017) Determination of the Transfer Function of an Atmospheric Pressure Drift Tube Ion Mobility Spectrometer for Nanoparticle Measurements. Analyst. 142: 1800 – 1812. 10.1039/C7AN00328E
  • Li C. & Hogan C. J. (2017) Vapor Specific Extents of Uptake by Nanometer Scale Charged Particles. Aerosol Sci. Technol. 51: 653–664.10.1080/02786826.2017.1288285

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