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2015 Affiliates Meeting

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Program of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Affiliates of Stanford University in Aeronautics and Astronautics

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

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Agenda

8:30 Welcome
Prof. Juan Alonso
Director, Affiliates Program
8:45 Prof. Charbel Farhat
Chair, Aeronautics and Astronautics
8:55 Parameterization Framework for Aeroelastic Design Optimization of Wing Structures
Arthur Paul-Dubois-Taine
Advisor: Prof. Charbel Farhat
9:05 Next-Gen Aapproach to High-Fidelity and yet Practical Aerodynamic Shape Optimization
Matthew Zahr
Advisor: Prof. Charbel Farhat
9:15 Questions and Answers
9:25 Control of Two Autonomous Helicopters Carryng One Load
Marcos Berrios
Advisor: Prof. David Powell
9:35 Questions and Answers
9:45 Vizualization of Combustion in a Hybrid Rocket
Elizabeth Jens
Advisor: Prof. Brian Cantwell
9:55 Self-Pressurizing Propellant Tank Dynamics
Jonah Zimmerman
Advisor: Prof. Brian Cantwell
10:05 Questions and Answers
10:15 Break
10:25 Jammer Acquisition with GPS Exploration and Reconnaissance
Prof. Per Enge
10:35 Questions and Answers
10:45 Orbit Design and Precise Orbit Determination for Next Generation Gravity Missions
Duncan Eddy
Advisor: Prof. Simone D'Amico
10:55 Optimum Design of a Small-Scale Distributed Occulter /Telescope for Exoplanety Imaging
Adam Koenig
Advisor: Prof. Simone D'Amico
11:05 Questions and Answers
11:15 Analysis of Angular Distriution of Hyopervelocity Impact Plasma
Paul Tarantino
Advisor: Prof. Sigrid Close
11:25 Leveraging Chaos in Trajectory Design
Travis Swenson
Advisor: Prof. Sigrid Close
11:35 Questions and Answers
11:45 Route Planning for Terrain Relative Navigation Source
Steven Krukowski
Advisor: Prof. Steve Rock
11:55 Mapping Free-Drifting Iceberg
Marcus Hammond
Advisor: Prof. Steve Rock
12:05 Questions and Answers
12:15 Lunch (Mitchell Earth Sciences Building Patio)
1:15 Poster Session (Hartley Conference Center)
Mitchell Earth Sciences Building
2:15 GaN Surface Acoustic Wave Resonators For Space Environments
Ashwin Shankar
Advisor: Prof. Debbie Senesky
2:25 Graphene on Gallium Nitride (GaN) Ultraviolet Photodetectors for Sun Sensor Applications
Dr. Heather C. Chiamori
Advisor: Prof. Debbie Senesky
2:35 Questions and Answers
2:45 Towards Industry Ready Workstation-Powered High-Order Solvers
Manuel R. Lopez-Morales
Advisor: Prof. Antony Jameson
2:55 Finding Computationally Inexpensive Methods to Model the Flow Past Heavy Vehicles and the Design of Active Flow Control Systems for Drag Reduction
David Manosalvas
Advisor: Prof. Antony Jameson
3:05 Questions and Answers
3:15 Fluid Lensing, Applications to High-Resolution 3D Subaqueous Imaging & Automated Remote Biosphere Assessment from Airborne and Space-borne Platforms
Ved Chirayath
Advisor: Prof. Juan Alonso
3:25 Data-Assisted Turbulence Model Development
Brendan Tracey
Advisor: Prof. Juan Alonso
3:35 Questions and Answers
3:45 Effects of Ramp Angle on Compression Ramp Shock Turbulent Boundary Layer Interaction
David Dawson
Advisor: Prof. Sanjiva Lele
3:55 A Kinematic Simulation Approach to Wind Farm Analysis
Aditya Ghate
Advisor: Prof. Sanjiva Lele
4:05 Questions and Answers
4:15 Drag Free Control System Design for Gravitational Wave Detection
Sumeet Singh
Advisor: Prof. Marco Pavone
4:25 Spacecraft/Rover Hybrids for the Exploration of Small Solar System Bodies
Benjamin Hockman
Advisor: Prof. Marco Pavone
4:35 Questions and Answers
4:45 Feedback Session with the Faculty
  Adjourn
6:00 Cocktails and Dinner at the Stanford Faculty Club