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2016 Affiliates Meeting

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Program of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Affiliates of Stanford University in Aeronautics and Astronautics

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




9:00 Welcome
Prof. Juan Alonso
Director, Affiliates Program
9:05 Prof. Charbel Farhat
Chair, Aeronautics and Astronautics
9:20 Towards Real-Time Dynamic Structural Simulation via Energy Conserving Hyper-Reduction
Todd Chapman
Adviser: Prof. Charbel Farhat
9:30 Incorporating Uncertainty into Aircraft Maneuver Performance During Conceptual Design
Andrew Wendorff
Adviser: Prof. Juan Alonso
9:40 Questions and Answers
9:50 An Investigation of Nitric Acid Hypergolicity with Lithium Aluminum Hydride and Paraffin Wax Fuels
Javier Stober
Adviser: Prof. Brian Cantwell
10:00 Questions and Answers
10:10 In Pursuit of Industry-Ready High-Order CFD
Jacob Crabill
Adviser: Prof. Antony Jameson
10:20 Questions and Answers
10:30 Break
10:40 Filtering and Detection of RF Emissions from Hypervelocity Meteoroid Impacts
Andrew Nuttall
Adviser: Prof. Sigrid Close
10:50 Questions and Answers
11:00 Multi-Robot Systems for Monitoring and Managing Large Scale Environments
Prof. Mac Schwager

Questions and Answers

11:45 Changing the Angles-Only Navigation Paradigm Using Relative Orbital Elements
Josh Sullivan
Adviser: Prof. Simone D'Amico
11:55 Questions and Answers
12:05 Lunch (Mitchell Earth Sciences Building Patio)
1:00 Poster Session (Hartley Conference Center)
Mitchell Earth Sciences Building
2:05 Multi-Rotor Aircraft Collision Avoidance using Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes
Eric Mueller
Adviser: Prof. Mykel Kochenderfer
2:15 Questions and Answers
2:25 Ultraviolet Graphene-on-GaN Photodetector Arrays for Sun Sensing Technology
Ruth Miller
Adviser: Prof. Debbie Senesky
2:35 Questions and Answers
2:45 The Future of Flight: Concepts and Technologies
Prof. Ilan Kroo
3:15 Questions and Answers
3:30 A Sword-Dodging Drone: A Real-Time Kinodynamic Planning Framework with Applications to Quadrotor Obstacle Avoidance
Ross Allen
Adviser: Prof. Marco Pavone
3:40 Questions and Answers
3:50 Multifunctional Energy Storage Composites for Lightweight Electrical Vehicles
Purim Ladpi
Adviser: Prof. Fu-Kuo Chang
4:00 Question and Answer Session
4:10 Break
4:20 Navigating From Low Earth Orbit
Tyler Reid
Adviser: Prof. Per Enge
4:30 Towards Multi-scale Numerical Simulations of Gigawatt scale Wind Plants 
Aditya Ghate
Adviser: Prof. Sanjiva Lele
4:40 Questions and Answers
4:50 Feedback Session with the Faculty
6:00 Cocktails and Dinner at the Stanford Faculty Club