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2006 Affiliates Meeting

Programs of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Industrial Affiliates of Stanford University in Aeronautics and Astronautics

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

Tuesday May 2, 2006

8:15 Welcome and Department Overview
Prof. Brian Cantwell, Department Chair
Prof. Steve Rock, Director, Affiliates Program
8:30 Consortium in Multi-Disciplinary Optimization (MDO)
Prof. Ilan Kroo and Prof. Juan Alonso
8:40 Automatics Magnetohydrodynamic Control of Hypersonic Flow Using a Discrete Adjoint Formulation
Andre C. Marta
Advisor, Prof. Juan Alonso
8:50 Mesh Adaptation Criteria for Unsteady Periodic Flow Using a Discrete Adjoint Time-Sprectral Formulation
Ki Hwah Lee
Advisor, Prof. Juan Alonso
9:00 Questions and Answers
9:10 Optimization Under Uncertainty Using Probability Collectives
Dev Rajnarayan
Advisor, Prof. Ilan Kroo
9:20 Improved Inverse Design Method for Sonic Boom Shaping
Alex Hass
Advisor, Prof. Ilan Kroo
9:30 Questions and Answers
9:40 High-Order Accurate Methods for Computational Physics
Georg May
Advisor, Prof. Antony Jameson
9:50 Aerodynamic Shape Optimization for the World's Fastest P-51
Rui Hu
Advisor, Prof. Antony Jameson
10:00 Questions and Answers
10:10 Break (15 minutes)
10:25 Large-Eddy Simulation of Film-Cooling Flow over a Flat Plate
Ioulia Iourokina
Advisor, Prof. Sanjiva Lele
10:35 Early Stage Aircraft Contrails at Cruise Altitudes
Anup Shirgaonkar
Advisor, Prof. Sanjiva Lele
10:45 Questions and Answers
10:55 A Simulation of Spacecraft Crew Escape Systems Using Dynamic Optimization
William Hart
Advisor, Brian Cantwell
11:05 Questions and Answers
11:15 Airfoil Lift Enhancement Using Magneto-Aerodynamic Interaction
Sachin Premasuthan
Advisor, Robert MacCormack
11:25 Questions and Answers
11:35 Wireless Gastric Endocapsule
Eric Allison
Advisor, Prof. George Springer
11:45 Questions and Answers
11:55 Lunch (Gibbons Grove - next to the Terman Building)
1:15 Sensor Network TRechnology for Multifunctional Structures
Giulia Lanzara (Post Doc)
Advisor, Prof. Fu-Kuo Chang
1:25 Adaptive Diagnostics for Structural Health Monitoring
James Rose
Advisor, Prof. Fu-Kuo Chang
1:35 Questions and Answers
1:45 Galileo-GPS Receiver Autonomous Integrity Monitoring (RAIM) for Vertical Guidance
Alexandru Ene
Advisor, Prof. David Powell
1:55 Questions and Answers
2:05 Control of Adaptive Optics for the 30-Meter Telescope
Laurent Lessard
Advisor, Prof. Sanjay Lall
2:15 Delay Analysis of a Simple Switching Policy Using Speedup
Randy Cogill
Advisor, Prof. Sanjay Lall
2:25 Questions and Answers
2:35 Spatial Distribution of Localized Ionosphere Anomalies
Seebany Datta-Barua
Advisor, Prof. Per Enge
2:45 Estimated Code Generation Scheme and Property Analysis of Broadcast Galileo L1 Signal
Grace Xingxin Gao
Advisor, Prof. Per Enge
2:55 Questions and Answers
3:05 Control of a Climbing Robot Using Real-Time Convex Optimization
Teresa Miller
Advisor, Prof. Steve Rock
3:15 An Overview of Underwater Robotics Research in the Stanford Robotics Lab
Peter Kimball
Advisor, Prof. Steve Rock
3:25 Questions and Answers
3:35 Break (15 minutes)
3:50 Cooperative Control of Quadrotor Aircraft Flet to Seek Information
Gabriel Hoffmann
Advisor, Prof. Claire Tomlin
4:00 Target Tracking and Landing-Time Prediction of Arrival Aircraft
Kaushik Roy
Advisor, Prof. Claire Tomlin
4:10 Questions and Answers
4:20 Gyro Rotor Properties from Sub Nanometer Level Bridge Signals
Mike Dolphin
Advisor, Prof. Dan DeBra
4:30 High-Stability Temperature Control System for LISA
Sei Higuchi
Advisor, Prof. Dan DeBra
4:40 Questions and Answers
4:50 Optimized Mixing in Microfluidic Channels
Tzu-Chen Liang
Advisor, Prof. Matt West
5:00 Polhode Motion of the GP-strong Gyroscopes
Michael Salomon
Advisor, Prof. Matt West
5:10 Questions and Answers
5:20 Micropropulsion for Cubesats
Andy Sadhwani
Advisor, Prof. James Cutler
5:30 KatySat: A New Use of the Cubesat for K-12 Education
Richard Dias
Advisor, Prof. James Cutler
5:40 Questions and Answers
5:50 Feedback from Affiliates
6:30 Cocktails and Dinner at the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, 675 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA