PhD Students

  1. Mik Ghosh: Nonlinear Actuation and Aeroservoelasticity, PhD expected Spring 2023
  2. Srivatsa Bhat: Immersed Interface FEM and Topology Optimization, PhD expected Fall 2022. (co-advised by Prof. Kapania)
  3. Casey Denham: Uncertainty Quantification and Certification of UAS, PhD expected Spring 2021. (co-advised by Prof. Chris Roy)
  4. Harsh Sharma: “Structure-preserving Numerical Methods for Engineering Application,” PhD Dissertation, August 2020. (c0-advised with Prof. Woolsey)
  5. Ryan Seifert: “Topology Optimization of Multifunctional Nanocomposite Structures,” PhD Dissertation, October 2018. (co-advised with Prof. Siedel)
  6. Zhongwei Li: “Reliability-Based Design Optimization of Nonlinear Beam-Columns,” PhD Dissertation, March 2018.
  7. Eddie Hale: “Aerodynamic Uncertainty Quantification and Estimation of Uncertainty Quantified Performance of Unmanned Aircraft Using Non-Deterministic Simulations,” PhD Dissertation, December 2016. (co-advised with Prof. Roy)
  8. Mandar Kulkarni: “Continuum Sensitivity Analysis using Boundary Velocity Formulation for Shape Derivatives,” PhD Dissertation, August 2016. (co-advised with Prof. Bob Canfield)
  9. Himanshu Shukla: “Nonlinear Analysis and Control of Aeroelastic Systems,” PhD Dissertation, May 2016.
      • **AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Best Student Paper winner (2016)
  10. Eric Stewart: “Shape and Structural Optimization of Flapping Wings,” PhD Dissertation, December 2013. (co-advised with Prof. Bob Canfield)
  11. Anthony Ricciardi: “Geometrically Nonlinear Aeroelastic Scaling,” PhD Dissertaion, December 2013. (co-advised with Prof. Bob Canfield)
  12. Jeffrey Ouellette: “Modeling and Scaling of a Flexible Subscale Aircraft for Flight Control Development and Testing in the Presence of Aeroservoelastic Interactions,” PhD Dissertation, August 2013.
      • **AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Best Student Paper winner (2014)
  13. William Walker: “Optimization of Harmonically Deforming Thin Airfoils and Membrane Wings for Optimum Thrust and Efficiency” PhD Dissertation, May 2012.
  14. Christopher Emory: “Prediction of Limit Cycle Oscillation in an Aeroelastic System using Nonlinear Normal Modes,” PhD Dissertation, Dec 2010.
  15. Brijesh Raghavan: “Flight Dynamics and Control of Highly Flexible Flying Wings,” PhD Dissertation, April 2009.