Charles Hoke

PG Capability Program Coordinator
Senior Lecturer


  • 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.


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', Hamilton, NZ, presented at 29th Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference 2018, Hamilton, NZ, 09 December 2018 - 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, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy, pp. 3450 - 3455, presented at 10th International Conference on Structural Dynamics, EURODYN 2017, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy, 10 September 2017 - 13 September 2017,
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,
Hoke C; Young J; Lai JCS, 2014, 'Time-varying flexible airfoil shape effects on flapping airfoil power extraction', in 32nd ASME Wind Energy Symposium
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,
Organisational units
lensSchool of Engineering & Information Technology
Sub Theme
lensFluid & Fluid-structure Interactions