MSAE Project & Thesis Reports: 2011

Boris Bravo
Airworthiness Analysis of a Modified KR-2 Experimental Aircraft
Project advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos 

I-Chiang Wu
Design of a New Stratotanker
Project advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos                

Amir Yahaghi
Computational Study of Fluidic Thrust Vectoring using Shock Separation Control
Project advisor: Dr. Periklis P. Papadopoulos     

Tommy Blackwell
Subsonic Wind-Tunnel Wall Corrections on a Wing with a Clark-Y Airfoil
Project advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos                

Kenny Boronowski
Non-Homogeneous Hybrid Rocket Fuel for Enhanced Regression Rates Utilizing Partial Entrainment
Project advisor: Dr. Periklis P. Papadopoulos                

Chris Hartney     
Design of a Small, Solar-Powered UAV
1st Place, Masters Division, 2011 AIAA Region VI Student Conference
Project advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos                

Hai Phuoc Le
Development of a Chemically Reacting Flow Solver on the Graphic Processing Units
Project advisor: Dr. Periklis P. Papadopoulos                

Steven S. Martin
Optimal Vacuum Hole Placement in Bent Pipe to Maximize Exit Flow Uniformity
Project advisor: Dr. Periklis P. Papadopoulos                

Andrew Munoz
Design of a Rocket-Based Combined Cycle Engine
Project advisor: Dr. Periklis P. Papadopoulos                

Yaser Najafi
HALE Solar - Powered Aerial Communicator
Project advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos                

Freddy Ngo
Numerical Investigation of Fundamental Physics for Flows over Expansion and Compression Corners
Project advisor: Dr. Periklis P. Papadopoulos                

Mitesh Patel
VASIMR Rocket Design for a Mission to Mars
Project advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos                

Nitu Shah
Design of a Hoverwing Aircraft
Project advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos