AAE Research Symposium Series
$1300 in Cash Prizes!
Monday, March 3, 2014
4:30pm in ARMS 1021
- $500, $300, $200 for best three presentations
- $150 for best undergraduate presentation
- $150 for best abstract
The Research Symposium Series is a department-sponsored forum for graduate students and advanced-level undergraduates to present their research to a general audience. The Research Symposium Series is designed to:
- Facilitate the exchange of ideas and knowledge among faculty and graduate students.
- Provide opportunities for students to develop their technical presentation skills.
- Promote the research activities of the department to undergraduates and other interested individuals.
Tips for Making a Successful Abstract and Presentation
- How to Write an Abstract by Philip Koopman, Carnegie Mellon University
- Presentation Tips by Prof. Alten Grandt, Purdue University
- Week 1: Max Fagin and Saikumar Reddy Yeratapally
- Week 2: Roger Greenwood and Sergii Kravchenko
- Week 3: Christopher Ward and Niranjan Parab
- Week 4: Kaela Martin and Oleksandr Kravchenko
- Week 5: Devendra Verma and Zach Stratton
- Week 6: Tao Qu and Samantha Alberts
- Week 7: Jared Willits and Jeanne Methel
- Week 8: Christopher Zaseck and Davide Guzzetti
- Week 9: Waterloo Tsutsui and Parithi Govindaraju
- Week 10: Lauren Bowers and Chris Fugger
2014 Student Judges
- Dennis Berridge, Aerodynamics
- Natasha Bosanac, Astrodynamics
- Yu-Chi Su, Structures and Materials
- Isaac Tetzloff, Aerospace Systems
- Heather Wiest, Propulsion
Congratulations to the 2012-13 Research Symposium Series Winners!
Left to Right: Prof. Shih, Matt Steiner, Prof. Pourpoint, Blake Rogers, Prof. Longuski, Prof. Crossley, Nithya Subramanian, Prof. Howell, Natasha Bosanac, Amanda Haapala
- Best Presentation - Nithya Subramanian "Parallel Genetic Algorithm with Population-Based Sampling Approach to Discrete Optimization Under Uncertainty"
- Second Place Presentation - Natasha Bosanac "Exploring the Impact of an Additional Three-Body Interaction in the Restricted Three-Body Problem"
- Third Place Presentation - Amanda Haapala "Trajectory Design in the Spatial Circular Restricted Three-Body Problem"
- Best Abstract - Blake Rogers "Design of Cycling Trajectories for Human Missions to Mars"
- Best Undergraduate Presentation - Matt Steiner "The Design and Blowdown Test of the 900 lbf Purdue Hybrid Rocket"
A plaque commemorating the best presentation of each year is on display on the 3rd floor of Armstrong Hall. Previous winners are:
Parallel Genetic Algorithm with Population-Based Sampling Approach to Discrete Optimization Under Uncertainty (2012-2013)
Design of Transfer Trajectories Between Resonant Orbits in the Restricted Three-Body Problem (2011-2012)
Lagrangian Coherent Structures in the Restricted Three-Body Problem (2010-2011)
Hypersonic Wind-Tunnel Measurements of Boundary-Layer Pressure Fluctuations (2009-2010)
The Dynamics of Lorentz Spacecraft with Application to a Mission to Enceladus (2008-2009)
Control of Spacecraft Imaging Arrays in Multi-Body Regimes (2007-2008)
Numerical Computations of a Wingtip Vortex in the Near Field (2006-2007)
Toughening Polymeric Composites using Nanoclay (2005-2006)
Computations of Mean Flows and Instabilities on Axisymmetric Blunt Cones at Hypersonic Speeds (2004-2005)
Fong Loon Pan
The Use of Integral Methods in Computational Aeroacoustics (2003-2004)
3-D Large Eddy Simulation for Jet Noise Prediction (2002-2003)
Questions about the 2013-2014 Research Symposium Series may be directed to The RSS Team (firstname.lastname@example.org)