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2016 Affiliates Meeting

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)

Details for affiliates


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