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Aerospace Engineering’s Valery Levitas named Anson Marston Distinguished Professor

Vance Coffman Faculty Chair Professor of Aerospace Engineering Dr. Valery Levitas has been named Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Engineering at Iowa State University, one of the highest honors for faculty in the College of Engineering. The title of Anson Marston Distinguished Professor honors exemplary performance in research and/or creative activities as reflected by a … Continue reading Aerospace Engineering’s Valery Levitas named Anson Marston Distinguished Professor

Paul Durbin | U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

Investigator: Paul Durbin Sponsor: Department of Defense U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Award Title:  Advancing Predictive Strategies for Wall-Bounded Turbulence by Fundamental Studies and Data-driven Modeling Award Amount: $1 Million Award Period Date: February 1, 2016 – January 31, 2021   Status: Ongoing Summary: Iowa State University aerospace engineering professor Paul Durbin will lead a $1,000,000 … Continue reading Paul Durbin | U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

Peng Wei and Kristin Y. Rozier | NSF

Investigator: Peng Wei (Principal Investigator) Kristin Y. Rozier, Thomas Schnell, Ella Atkins, George Hunter (Co-Principal Investigators) Sponsor: NSF Award Title:  Pre-Departure Dynamic Geofencing, En-Route Traffic Alerting, Emergency Landing and Contingency Management for Intelligent Low-Altitude Airspace UAS Traffic Management Award Amount: $1 Million Award Period Date: August 15, 2017 – July 31, 2020   Status: Ongoing … Continue reading Peng Wei and Kristin Y. Rozier | NSF

Christina Bloebaum | NSF INFEWS

Investigator: Christina Bloebaum (Principal Investigator) James Oliver, J.W. Clark Wolf, Ali Abbas, Amy Kaleita (Co-Principal Investigators) Sponsor: NSF – INFEWS Award Title:  Cyber-Based Decision Support Strategies to Achieve Consensus for FEW System Sustainability using Incentive and Policy Structures Award Amount: $2.4 Million Continuous Award Period Date: October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2022   Status: … Continue reading Christina Bloebaum | NSF INFEWS

Hui Hu | Dupont

Investigator: Hui Hu Sponsor: Dupont Award Title:  Testing of Dupont’s Anti-Icing Solution For Wind Turbine Icing Mitigation Award Amount: $20,749 Award Period Date: June 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018   Status: Ongoing

Leifur Leifsson | CNDE

Investigator: Leifur Leifsson, Robert Grandin, Ron Roberts, Jiming Song, William Meeker Sponsor: CNDE/ISU-IU Award Title:  Efficient Multi-Parameter Model-Assisted Probability of Detection Using Physics-Based Simulations and Stochastic Surrogates Award Amount: $180,000 Award Period Date: May 16, 2017 – May 15, 2020   Status: Ongoing Summary: The objective of the proposed work is to advance the state-of-the-art … Continue reading Leifur Leifsson | CNDE

Ganesh Rajagopalan | Georgia Institute of Technology

Investigator: Ganesh Rajagopalan Sponsor: Georgia Institute of Technology Award Title:  Fluid Dynamics of Counter-Rotating, Lift Offset Rotor Interactions and Multirotor Aerodynamic Interactions Over A Wide Range of Reynolds Number Award Amount: $375,000 Award Period Date: October 1, 2016 – September 30, 2021   Status: Ongoing

Kristin Yvonne Rozier | NSF

Investigator: Kristin Yvonne Rozier Sponsor: National Science Foundation Award Title:  CAREER: Theoretical Foundations of the UAS in the NAS Problem (Unmanned Aerial Systems in the National Air Space) Award Amount: $105,054 Award Period Date: February 15, 2016 – November 30, 2016   Status: Completed Summary: Due to their increasing use by civil and federal authorities … Continue reading Kristin Yvonne Rozier | NSF

Positions Available

Three Ph.D. positions, Engineering Mechanics program in mechanics and materials, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor Valery Levitas group

Three positions available to perform work on federally funded projects on modeling stress-induced phase transformations, plasticity, and their interactions at nano-, micro-, and macroscales. For more information and how to apply, click here.

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