MSAE Project & Thesis Reports: 2012

Fall 2012

Ian Dupzyk     
COEUS: Concurrent Engineering Utility for Systems
Project advisor: Dr. Periklis P. Papadopoulos 

Michelle Mojica     
Structural Subsystem Design, Optimization and Analysis for a Nanosatellite
Project advisor: Dr. Periklis P. Papadopoulos 

Arvin Rajagopalan
Design of an Electric 4-Seat General Aviation Aircraft 
Project advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos 

Spring 2012

Srikrishna Srinivasa     
CFD Modeling and Analysis of an Arc-Jet Facility using ANSYS Fluent
Project advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos 

Hai Nguyen
Compressible Navier-Stokes Solver with Opensource for Graphical Processing Units
Project advisor: Dr. Periklis P. Papadopoulos 

Nicholas Nemirsky
High Subsonic Lifting Fuselage Transport 
Project advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos 

John Donovan
Propulsion Subsystem Sizing Tool: Laser Ablative Propulsion 
Project advisor: Dr. Periklis P. Papadopoulos 

Dai Dinh
Thermal Modeling of NanoSat
Project advisor: Dr. Periklis P. Papadopoulos 

Manish Bhatt     
Solar-Powered UAV: High-Altitude, Long Endurance Applications
Project advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos 

Joshua Benton 
Miniturization, Integration, Flight Testing, and Performance Analysis of a Scalable, Autonomous, GPS-Guided Parafoil System for Targeted Payload Return
2012 SJSU Outstanding Research Award in Aeronautics
Project advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos