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2004 Affiliates Meeting

Tues. and Wed., April 27 and 28, 2004
Programs of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Industrial Affiliates of Stanford University in Aeronautics and Astronautics

W. F. Durand Building, Hoff Conference Room (Room 450)

Tuesday, April 27, 2004

8:15 Welcome and Department Overview
Prof. Brian Cantwell, Dept. Chair
Prof. Steve Rock, Dir. Affiliates Program
8:30 Autonomous Free-Climbing Robot
Tim Bretl
Rock
8:40 Robust Centimeter-Level Mars Rover Navigation using a Self-Calibrating Pseudolite Array
Masayoshi Matsuoka
Rock
8:50 Autonomous High-Precision Local Navigation for Underwater Vehicles
Kristof Richmond
Rock
9:00 Questions and Answers
9:10 Ionospheric Considerations for Wide Area GPS Augmentation Systems
Seebany Datta-Barua
Enge
9:20 Doppler-Aided Tracking Loops and a Software Receiver Test-Bed for JPALS
Tsung-Yu Chiou
Enge
9:25 Questions and Answers
9:40 New Challenges in Mathematically Modeling Biological Signaling Networks
Keith Amonlirdviman
Tomlin
9:50 Inference of Models for Tracking Stochastic Hybrid Systems
Hamsa Balakrishnan
Tomlin
10:00 Distributed Optimization for Cooperative Agents: Application to Formation Flight
Robin Raffard
Tomlin
10:10 Flight Test Results of the Stanford Dragonfly UAV's
Jung Soon Jang
Tomlin
10:20 Questions and Answers
10:30 Break (15 minutes)
10:45 Topology-Independent Stability of Interconnected Systems
Randy Cogill
Lall
10:55 Maximum Lifetime Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks
Ritesh Madan
Lall
11:05 Global Stability of Network Congestion Control
Matthew Peet
Lall
11:15 Optimal Control of Communicating Vehicles
Michael Rotkowitz
Lall
11:25 Questions and Answers
11:35 Loran: A GPS Alternative for Aircraft Navigation
Lee Boyce
Powell
11:45 Questions and Answers
11:55 Lunch (Patio - Mitchell Building)
1:00 Diagnostic Imaging for Structural Health Monitoring
James Rose
Chang
1:10 Embedded Sensor Systems for Fatigue Crack Monitoring
Alexi Rakow
Chang
1:20 Questions and Answers
1:30 Wireless Gastric Endocapsule
Zsolt Kiraly
Springer
1:40 Questions and Answers
1:50 Conceptual Aircraft Design for the Environment
Nicolas Antoine
Kroo
2:00 Computational Investigation of Miniature Trailing Edge Control Surfaces
Hak-Tae Lee
2:10 Questions and Answers
2:20 Flow Field Characterization in a Hybrid Rocket
Siina Haapanen
Cantwell
2:30 Questions and Answers
2:40 Quakesat: Low Cost University/Commercial Nanosatellite Collaboration
Allen Lorenz, Tom Bleier, & Eric Tapio
Twiggs
2:50 A Framework for Robust Space Communication Systems Built on Recovery Oriented Design Principles
James Cutler
Twiggs
3:00 MAST: Multi-Application Survival Tether
Nick Harrison
Twiggs
3:10 Questions and Answers
3:20 Break (15 minutes)
3:35 An Orbit Thurster Calibration for Gravity Probe-B
DeBra
3:45 Quiet Hydraulic Actuators for the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Observatory (LIGO)
Corwin Hardham
DeBra
3:55 Poly-phase FIR Complimentary Filters for Control Systems
Wensheng Hua
DeBra
4:05 Gravitational Self-Attraction Analysis for LISA
Aaron Swank
DeBra
4:15 Questions and Answers
  Adjourn

Wednesday, April 28, 2004

8:30 Continental Breakfast with Students
(Résumé book and fellowship students)
9:40 Numerical Simulation of Aircraft Wake-Engine Exhaust Interaction
Anup Shirgaonkar
Lele
9:50 The Prediction of Jet Noise using Large-Eddy Simulation
Daniel J. Bodony, Monchi Liu
Lele
10:00 Numerical Simulation of Turbine Blade Leading-Edge Heat-Transfer in a Turbulent Flow
Ioulia Iourokina, Zhongmin Xiong
Lele
10:10 Questions and Answers
10:20 Supersonic Low-Boom Aircraft Design
Seongim Choi
Alonso
10:30 Aerodynamic Issues in Hard Disk Drives
Andre Chan
Alonso
10:40 Multi-Disciplinary Optimization for a New Family of Low-Cost Launch Vehicles
Michael Colonno
Alonso
10:50 High-Fidelity Aeroelastic Simulation
Pradipta Sahu
Alonso
11:00 Questions and Answers
11:10 Break (15 minutes)
11:25 Aero-Structural Wing Planform Optimization
Kasidit Leoviriyakit
Jameson
11:35 Recent Progress Toward a High-Flexibilitty Computational Tool for Applied Aerodynamics
Georg May
Jameson
11:45 Analysis of Minimum Wave Drag Profiles for Supersonic Flow: Can We Improve on Results from Linear Theory
Karthik Palaniappan
Jameson
11:55 Questions and Answers
   Adjourn