MSAE Project & Thesis Reports: 2020

Spring 2020

Rushikesh Badgujar
X-69 CargoSat space-plane for LEO deliveries [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos
Aldrich D’silva
Development of an autonomous quadcopter with collision avoidance and localization capabilities using vision sensors [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Sean Swei
Esuyawkal Engdaw 
Preliminary design of a medium range hybrid transport jet [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos
Romalyn Mirador
Spacecraft trajectories in a Sun, Earth, and Moon ephemeris model [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Lucia Capdevila
Hussam Okasha
Design of a linear parameter varying control system for a delivery quadrotor [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Sean Swei
Terrence Soares
Investigation of surface roughness on the transient point of a blunt nose cone [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Periklis E. Papadopoulos
Shali Nidarsana Subramanian
Design of Zoom41: An autonomous single-passenger eSTOL aerial vehicle [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos

Summer 2020

Priya Chouhan
The conceptual design of a four-seater, general aviation electric aircraft [pdf]
Advisor: Dr. Nikos J. Mourtos