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2005 Affiliates Meeting

Programs of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Industrial Affiliates of Stanford University in Aeronautics and Astronautics

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

Tuesday April 26, 2005

8:15 Welcome and Department Overview
Prof. Brian Cantwell, Department Chair
Prof. Steve Rock, Director, Affiliates Program
8:30 Optimal Detection in Distributed Sensor Systems
Randy Cogill
Advisor, Prof. Sanjay Lall
8:40 Optimization of Energy Limited Wireless Networks
Ritesh Madan
Advisor, Prof. Sanjay Lall
8:50 Stability of Time-Delay Systems
Matthew Peet
Advisor, Prof. Sanjay Lall
9:00 Hierarchical Robust Controller Synthesis Using Positivstellensatz
Been-Der Chen
Advisor, Prof. Sanjay Lall
9:10 Questions and Answers
9:20 Incorporating Airline Preferences into Air Traffic Flow Control
Steven Waslander
Advisor, Prof. Claire Tomlin
9:30 Stanford Testbed of Autonomous Rotorcraft for Multi-Agent Control (STARMAC)
Gabriel Hoffman
Advisor, Prof. Claire Tomlin
9:40 Questions and Answers
9:50 Break (15 minutes)
10:05 Control of Climbing Robots
Teresa Miller
Advisor, Prof. Steve Rock
10:15 Robotic Tracking and Observation of Ocean Animals
Aaron Plotnik
Advisor, Prof. Steve Rock
10:25 Questions and Answers
10:35 Adaptive Array Processing for GPS Interference Rejection
David Lorenzo
Advisor, Prof. Per Enge
10:45 A Comprehensive Ionosphere Storm Data Analysis Method to Support LAAS Threat Model Development
Di Qiu
Advisor, Prof. Per Enge
10:55 Questions and Answers
11:05 WAAS as a Flight Inspection Truth System
Euiho Kim
Advisor, David Powell
11:15 Questions and Answers
11:25 Prognostic Embedded Design of Composite Structures
Johannes Markmiller
Advisor, Prof. Fu-Kuo Chang
11:35 A Computational Tool for the Design of Structures with Built-In Piezoelectric-Based Sensor Networks
Jinkyu Yang
Advisor, Prof. Fu-Kuo Chang
11:45 Questions and Answers
11:55 Lunch (Patio - Mitchell Building)
1:15 Predicting the Behavior of Graphite/Epoxy Laminates under Hydrothermal Loads
Sébastien Didierjean
Advisor, Prof. Steve Tsai
1:25 Questions and Answers
1:35 Overview of Miniature Trailing-Edge Effector Research Program
Stefan Bieniawski
Advisor, Prof. Ilan Kroo
1:45 Using Wind Turbulence to Enhance UAV Performance
Chinmay Patel
Advisor, Prof. Ilan Kroo
1:55 Questions and Answers
2:05 Large-Eddy Simulation of Film-Cooling on a Flat-Plate Geometry
Loulia Iourokina
Advisor, Prof. Sanjiva Lele
2:15 Questions and Answers
2:25 Time Spectral Method for Periodic Unsteady Computation
Arathi Gopinath
Advisor, Prof. Antony Jameson
2:35 Exploring the Limits of Transonic Shock-Free Airfoil Design
Michael Harbeck
Advisor, Prof. Antony Jameson
2:45 High-Order Accurate Methods for Conservation Laws Using Continuum and Statistical Mechanics
Georg May
Advisor, Prof. Antony Jameson
2:55 Flow Control by Feedback
Kathik Palaniappan
Advisor, Prof. Antony Jameson
3:05 Questions and Answers
3:15 An Overview of the DARPA Helicopter Quieting Program
Prof. Juan Alonso
3:25 Two-Level Multi-Fidelity Design Optimization Studies for Supersonic Jets
Seongim Choi
Advisor, Prof. Juan Alonso
3:35 Investigation of Turbo Machines at High and Low RPM
Ki Hwan Lee
Advisor, Prof. Juan Alonso
3:45 Questions and Answers
3:55 Break (15 minutes)
4:05 KatySat - A New Application of the CubeSat for K-12 Education
Benjamin Yuan
Advisor, Prof. Robert Twiggs
4:15 Questions and Answers
4:25 Sub-Micro Level Center of Mass Determination for the LISA Gravitational Reference Sensor (GRS)
John Conklin
Advisor, Prof. Dan DeBra
4:35 Mass Attraction Determination for Drag-Free References
Aaron Swank
Advisor, Prof. Dan DeBra
4:45 Charge Control on Drag-Free References: From the GP-strong Rotors to the LISA GRS
Brett Allard
Advisor, Prof. Dan DeBra
4:55 Multi-DOF Isolation and Alignment with Quiet Hydraulic Actuators
Corwin Hardham
Advisor, Prof. Dan DeBra
5:05 Questions and Answers
5:10 Feedback from Affiliates
6:00 Cocktails and Dinner at the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, 675 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA