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2009 Affiliates Meeting

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
  Adjourn
5:00 Cocktails and Dinner at the Stanford Faculty Club