Research Overview


Aerodynamics |

  • Computational aerodynamic design
  • Experimental aerodynamic design
  • Analysis and control of flow separation
  • Theoretical analysis of ground effect

Propulsion |

  • CFD of high-speed combustors in scramjets
  • Research in particle-laden and droplet-laden flows in spray combustors
  • Experimental analysis of jet impingement in dump combustors

Structures and Aeroelasticity |

  • Advanced methods for analysis of composite structures
  • Nonlinear structural dynamics and aeroelasticity
  • Structural Optimization
  • Reliability Analysis and Uncertainty Quantification
  • Experimental testing of composite structures

Guidance, Navigation, and Control |

  • Guidance, Control, and Flight Mechanics
  • Autonomous trajectory planning and optimization
  • Robotic sensing, dynamics, and control
  • Astrodynamics
  • Air traffic flow management and optimization