Mr Charles Hoke

PG Capability Program Coordinator
School of Engineering and Information Technology


  • Bachelor's of Science in Engineering Mechanics, University of California, San Diego, 2000
  • Masters of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 2001
  • PhD student, University of New South Wales, Canberra, Present

Military and Professional Experience

  • Officer, United States Air Force, 2000 - 2008
    • Aeronautical Engineer, United States Air Force Research Laboratory, 2000-2004
      • Computational Sciences Branch, Air Vehicles Directorate
      • Space Countermeasures Hands On Program, Space Vehicles Directorate
    • Assistant Professor, United States Air Force Academy, 2004-2008
      • Course Director: Fundamentals of Aeronautics
      • Course Director: Aerodynamics
      • Course Director: Computational Fluid Dynamics
      • Course Director: Advanced Aerodynamics
  • Multi-Disciplined Engineer, Aerodynamics Department, Raytheon Missile Systems, 2008-2012
    • Lead Aerodynamicist, Aegis Ashore Standard Missile Program

Research Area

  • Computational Investigation of Flapping Foil Power Generation
  • Interest in active flexibility and near - Wwall effects.

Journal articles

Hoke CM; Young J; Lai JCS, 2015, 'Effects of time-varying camber deformation on flapping foil propulsion and power extraction', Journal of Fluids and Structures, vol. 56, pp. 152 - 176,

Conference Papers

Hoke C; Smith W; Wilson K, 2018, 'Effectiveness of First Year Mentoring Program on Increasing Student Sense of Belonging and Correlation with Motivation', in , 29th Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference 2018, Hamilton, NZ, presented at 29th Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference 2018, Hamilton, NZ, 09 - 12 December 2018,;dn=168186903393100;res=IELENG

Hoke CM; Young J; Lai JCS; Karakas F; Zaloglu B; Fenercioglu I, 2017, 'Investigation of Oscillating-Foil Power Generation in Constrained Flow', in Procedia Engineering, pp. 3450 - 3455, presented at ,

Karakas F; Zaloglu B; Fenercioglu I; Hoke C; Young J; Lai JCS; Platzer MF, 2016, 'On optimal oscillating-foil power generation in free and constrained flow', in 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, presented at

Hoke C; Young J; Lai JCS, 2014, 'Time-varying flexible airfoil shape effects on flapping airfoil power extraction', in 32nd ASME Wind Energy Symposium, presented at