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2009 Affiliates Meeting

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Program of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Industrial Affiliates of Stanford University in Aeronautics and Astronautics

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

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

8:15 Welcome and Department Overview
Prof. Juan Alonso, Director, Affiliates Program
Prof. Charbel Farhat, Department Chair
8:45 Status and Recent Developments in the Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics
Prof. Charbel Farhat, Chairman
8:55 Questions and Answers
9:05 Security for Location, Security from Location
Di Qui
Advisor, Prof. Per Enge
9:15 GPS to GNSS: How We Address the Opportunities and Challenges We Face
Shankararaman Ramakrishnan
Advisor, Prof. Per Enge
9:25 Questions and Answers
9:35 Terrain Relative Navigation for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
Deborah Meduna
Advisor, Prof. Steve Rock
9:45 Estimating Target Pose and Shape for Robotic Capture Applications
Sean Augenstein
Advisor, Prof. Steve Rock
9:55 Questions and Answers
10:05 Decentralized Control Design for Jet Engine Systems
Jong-Han Kim
Advisor, Prof. Sanjay Lall
10:15 Questions and Answers
10:20 Break (15 minutes)
10:40 Computational Methods Based on Data Bases of Reduced-Order Models for On-line Predictive Simulations
David Amsallem
Advisor, Prof. Charbel Farhat
10:50 CFD-Aerodynamic Analysis and Optimization of a Formula One Car
Dr. Charbel Bou-Mosleh
Advisor, Prof. Charbel Farhat
11:00 A POD-Based Iterative Solver for Fast Design Optimization of Structures
Kevin Carlberg
Advisor, Prof. Charbel Farhat
11:10 Questions and Answers
11:20 Microkelvin Thermal Control System Development for LISA
Sei Higuchi
Advisor, Prof. Dan DeBra
11:30 Measured Parameters in Mass Attraction Calculations
Aaron Swank
Advisor, Prof. Dan DeBra
11:40 Questions and Answers
11:50 Energy Generation from the Decomposition of Microbially Generated Nitrous Oxide
Yaniv Scherson
Advisor, Prof. Brian J. Cantwell
12:00 Questions and Answers
12:10 Lunch
1:30 Design of Intelligent Embeddable Sensor Nodes for Structural Self Sensing
Nathan Salowitz
Advisor, Prof. Fu-Kuo Chang
1:40 Micro-Fabrication-Based Stretchable Sensor Network for Macro-Scale Deployment in Composite Structures
Zhiqiang Guo
Advisor, Prof. Fu-Kuo Chang
1:50 Questions and Answers
2:00 Composites Design Tutorial
Dr. Pranav Shah
Advisor, Prof. Steven Tsai
2:10 Questions and Answers
2:20 Flapping Wing Optimization
Matthew Culbreth
Advisor, Prof. Antony Jameson
2:30 High-order Spectral Difference Method for Moving Boundary Viscous Flow Problems on Unstructured Meshes
Dr. Chunlei Liang
Advisor, Prof. Antony Jameson
2:40 Questions and Answers
2:50 Break (15 minutes)
3:05 Fast Solution of Acoustic Radiation and Scattering Problems
William Wolf
Advisor, Prof. Sanjiva Lele
3:15 LES of Compressible Turbulent Flows with Shocks: Jet Mixing in a Supersonic Crossflow
Dr. Soshi Kawai
Advisor, Prof. Sanjiva Lele
3:25 Questions and Answers
3:35 SNAP Solutions: A Step for Small Satellites
Kevin Stein
Advisor, Prof. Andrew Kalman
3:45 IRIS Rapid Development of a Prototype Rover
Nicolas Lee
Advisor, Prof. Andrew Kalman
3:55 Questions and Answers
4:05 Feedback from the Affiliates
5:00 Cocktails and Dinner at the Stanford Faculty Club