Manish Jugroot

Manish Jugroot
Manish Jugroot
PhD. PEng, Professor
(613) 541-6000 ext 6174
(613) 542-8612
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

College Address

Royal Military College of Canada
PO Box 17000, Station Forces
Kingston, Ontario, CANADA
K7K 7B4

Brief Bio

Dr. Jugroot earned his Ph.D. from Université Paul Sabatier (Toulouse, France). Dr. Jugroot was also a Research Associate at Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (London, UK) and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Toronto (Canada).

Specializations and Research Interests (Keywords)

  • Ionized Gases, Plasmas
  • Microplasmas
  • Advanced Electric Spacecraft Propulsion
  • Nano-Satellites
  • Plasma-based micro-devices, Micro-technology and Nanotechnology
  • Active Flow Control for Aerospace Application
  • Pulsed Laser Deposition, Novel Materials

Graduate Students

Prospective graduate students (MASc, PhD) interested in Plasma research and Technology are welcome to contact Dr. Jugroot via

Current and Recent Teaching Duties

Undergraduate Courses

Course Number Course Name
GMF421 Transmission de la chaleur
GMF311/315 Fluides
MEE445 Micro-and Nano- Engineering

Graduate Courses

Course Number Course Name
ME595 Plasma Science and Engineering
AE515 Advanced Plasma Spacecraft Propulsion


Selected Journal Publications and Recent Conferences

  • A. Christou, M. Jugroot, “Investigating a two-stage electric space propulsion system: simulation of plasma dynamics”, Vacuum, 141, (10 pages), 2017
  • T. Morris, C. Malardier-Jugroot, M. Jugroot, “Characterization of electrospray beams for micro-spacecraft electric propulsion applications”, Journal of Electrostatics, 71 (5), 931, (8 pages), 2013
  • T. Morris, M. Forget, C. Malardier-Jugroot, M. Jugroot, "Multi-Scale Investigation of a Colloid Micro-Propulsion System", Plasma Processes and Polymers, 8, 6, 478, (12 pages), 2011
  • M. Jugroot, ‘Self-consistent simulations of plasma and gas dynamics in microplasmas with metallic and dielectric electrodes’, Plasma Processes and Polymers;Special Issue, 6, 360, (10 pages), 2009
  • M. Jugroot, C. Groth, B. Thomson, V. Baranov, B. Collings, J.B. French, "Coupled gas and ion transport in quadrupole interfaces", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 41, 025205, (10pp), 2008.
  • M. Jugroot, C. Groth, B. Thomson, V. Baranov, B. Collings, "Numerical investigation of interface region flows in mass-spectrometers: Neutral gas transport", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 37, pp 1289-1300, 2004.
  • M. Jugroot, J. K. Harvey, "Simulation of flows within an electrostatic ion thruster for space missions", Aeronautical Journal, 105, 1053, pp 613-618, 2001.
  • A. Christou, M. Jugroot, “Hybrid electric propulsion for satellites”, CASI Astronautics Conference, Ottawa, 2015
  • M. Jugroot, A. Christou, American Physical Society March Meeting, Baltimore, 2015
  • A. Christou, M. Jugroot, 65th Astronautical Conference, Paper IAC-14-C4.4.5, Toronto, 2014
  • A. Christou, M. Jugroot, 45th AIAA Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, Paper AIAA 2014-2233, Atlanta, 2014

Note: Graduate students indicated in bold

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