Key, Nicole Leanne

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Title: Low Cost, Non-intrusive, Turbomachinery Blade Vibration Detection and Monitoring System
  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Aeronautics
Key, Nicole Leanne


Dr. Nicole Key is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering with a courtesy appointment in Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University. Dr. Key earned a B.S. in aeronautical engineering and a M.S. and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. Her research interests focus on aerothermal aspects of turbomachinery, axial and radial compressor performance, and experimental methods in fluid mechanics.

For additional information, visit Dr. Key's Purdue webpage:
or her High-Speed Compressor Laboratory website: