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ARDVARC: the Aero Response to Deformable Vehicle Architectures Research Collaboration

Sponsor: Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate

PI: John Schmisseur (University of Tennessee)

Collaborators: M. Balas (UT), P. Kreth (UT), J. McNamara (OSU), D. Gaitonde (OSU), G. Elliott (UIUC), C. Dutton (UIUC)

Period of Performance: 2018 – 2022

Multi-Physics Modeling & Simulation of Maneuvering High-Speed Vehicles

Sponsor: Air Force Research Laboratory, Munitions Directorate

PI: J. McNamara

Collaborators: Prof. Carlos Cesnik, University of Michigan

Period of Performance: 2013 – 2022

Dynamics of Interactions Between Turbulent Boundary Layers and Compliant Surfaces

Sponor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research

PI: J. McNamara

Collaborators: D. Gaitonde (OSU), J. Austin (CalTech)

Period of Performance: 2017 – 2021

Fluid-Structural Interactions in High-Speed Flows

Sponor: Australian Research Council

PI: A. Neely (UNSW)

Collaborators:D. Buttsworth (USQ), J. Young (UNSW), I. Jahn (UQ), J. McNamara (OSU), G. Candler (UMinn)

Period of Performance: 2018 – 2021

Collaborative Center for Structural Sciences

Sponsor: Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate

PI: J. McNamara

Collaborators: Profs. Marc Mignolet (Arizona State University), Somnath Ghosh (Johns Hopkins University), C. Armando Duarte (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

Period of Performance: 2013 – 2020

Reduced Order Modeling of Turbulent Flows Using a Generalized Finite Element Approach

Sponsor: Office of Naval Research

PI: J. McNamara

Period of Performance: 2016 – 2020

Model Reduction of Turbulent Flows Using a Generalized Finite Element Approach

Sponsor: AFRL/DAGSI Student-Faculty Fellowship

PI: J. McNamara

Collaborator: P. O'Hara (AFRL/RQ)

Period of Performance: 2017 – 2019

Past Projects

Aerodynamically Induced Hood Lift and Vibration Prediction

Sponsor: Honda R&D Americas, Inc.

PI: Jack McNamara

Period of Performance: 2014 – 2018

Collaborative Center for Aeronautical Sciences

Sponsor: Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate

PI: Prof. Datta Gaitonde, The Ohio Sate University
Collaborators: Profs. I. Adamovich (OSU),  P. Sadayappan (OSU), J. Gregory (OSU), M. Samimy (OSU), G. Candler (University of Minnesota), T. Schwartzentruber (University of Minnesota), C. Roy (Virginia Tech)

Period of Performance: 2013 – 2018

Unsteady Pressure and Heating Environments on High-Speed Vehicles with Responding Structures

Sponsor: DOD High Performance Mondernization Program

PI: Dr. Ryan Gosse, Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate

Collaborators: Drs. Jon Poggie and Nick Bisek, Air Force Research Laboratory

Period of Performance: 2013 – 2018

Model Reduction of High-Fidelity Nonlinear Aerodynamic Simulations using Sparse Bases

Sponsor: Office of Naval Research

PI: J. McNamara

Collaborators: Prof. Datta Gaitonde, The Ohio State University; Prof. J. Zico Kolter, Carnegie Mellon University

Period of Performance: 2013 – 2016

Highly Scalable Computational-Based Engineering Algorithms for Emerging Parallel Machine Architectures

Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research

PI: Dr. Gerald Sabin, RNET

Collaborators: Prof. P. Sadayappan, The Ohio State University

Period of Performance: 2013 – 2015

Incorporation of Damage Progression into Structural Response Prediction for Combined, Extreme Environments

Sponsor: AFRL/DAGSI Student-Faculty Fellowship

PI: Jack McNamara

Period of Performance: 2013 – 2013

Response Prediction of Compliant Structures in Hypersonic Flow

Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research (FY2011 YIP Award)

PI: Jack McNamara

Period of Performance: 2011 – 2014

Robust Flight Control of Multiple-Body Flapping Wing MAVs

Sponsor: AFRL/DAGSI Student-Faculty Fellowship

PI: Prof. Andrea Serrani, The Ohio State University

Period of Performance: 2010 – 2014

Aero-Servo-Thermo-Elastic-Propulsion Modeling and Uncertainty Characterization for the Guidance, Navigation, and Control of HRRLS

Sponsor: NASA Fundamental Aeronautics Program

PI: Jack McNamara

Collaborators: Profs. Carlos Cesnik (The University of Michigan), Andrea Serrani (OSU), James Driscoll (The University of Michigan), Peretz Friedmann (The University of Michigan)

Period of Performance: 2008 – 2012

Modeling and Simulation of Aero-Thermo-Structures for Extreme Environments

Sponsor: AFRL/DAGSI Student Faculty Fellowship

PI: Jack McNamara

Period of Performance: 2009 – 2011

Turbomachinery Modeling and Simulation

Sponsor: AVETEC, INC

PI: J.P. Chen, The Ohio State University

Collaborators: Meyer Benzakein (OSU)

Period of Performance: 2007 – 2008