MSAE Project & Thesis Reports: 2022

Spring 2022

Ashita J. Vattadikunnel
Integrated Engines Design for Launch Vehicles [pdf]
Advisor : Dr. Periklis Papadopoulos
Christopher Le
Design, Build and Test of an Automated Space Debris Laser Sweeper [pdf]
Advisor : Prof. Long Lu
Conlan Berger
Finite Element Analysis of a Mock Satellite Based on Launch Vehicle Requirements [pdf]
Advisor : Dr. Maria Chierichetti
Emmanuel J. Nabiswa
Structural Health Monitoring of Composite Structures Using Guided Lamb Waves [pdf]
Advisor : Dr. Maria Chierichetti
Ilia Toli
Design and Optimization of Vacuum Airships with Currently Available Materials [pdf]
Advisor : Dr. Periklis Papadopoulos
Jordan M.D. Pollard
Concentric Dual Throat Aerospike and De Laval Rocket Nozzle with Dual Expander Cycle [pdf]
Advisor : Dr. Periklis Papadopoulos
Joshua T. Stokes
Control System Design for a Hypersonic Entry Capsule [pdf]
Advisor : Dr. Thomas Lombaerts
Walter Harper
Lidar-Camera Smart Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (LCS-SLAM) For Use in Racing Quadcopters [pdf]
Advisor : Dr. Srba Jovic

Summer 2022

Alexander H. Nuyn
YA-94: A Conceptual Approach to Designing a New Close Air Support [pdf]
Aircraft [pdf]
Advisor : Prof. Sean Montgomery
Jay Mehta
A Bi-impulsive Transfer Trajectory Between the Earth and Moon in CR3BP [pdf]
Advisor : Prof. Jeanine Hunter

Fall 2022

Benjamin S. Hopkins
Modeling Flight Characteristics of a Ba-349 “Natter” Aircraft using Modern Software and Analytical Methods to Determine Feasibility as a Bomber Interceptor [pdf]
Advisor : Prof. Sean Montgomery
Jeffrey Trac-Pho
Conceptual Design of a Blended Wing Body Airliner [pdf]
Advisor : Prof. Sean Montgomery
Joshua F. Diaz
Deep Learning Neural Network Based Convergence Criteria for Computational Fluid Dynamics [pdf]
Advisor : Dr. Periklis Papadopoulos
Justin M. Williams
Design of a Efficient Turbofan Engine with Afterburner(s) [pdf]
Advisor : Dr. Yawo Ezunkpe
Nataliya Grigoryan
Prediction of Stress Using Machine Learning for Aerospace Applications [pdf]
Advisor : Dr. Maria Chierichetti
Tyler A. B. Saunders
The Design of a Multi-Mission Relay Satellite [pdf]
Advisor : Dr. Periklis Papadopoulos
Zachariah Eme
Cooling of Photovoltaic Microchips [pdf]
Advisor : Dr. Yawo Ezunkpe