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Andrew J. Meade
Professor
Professor in Mechanical Engineering
 
e-mail:meade@rice.edu
 
  • M.S. (1984) University of California, Berkeley
  • Ph.D. (1989) University of California, Berkeley
  • B.S. (1982) Rice University
 
Primary Department
   Department of Mechanical Engineering
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology
  • Rice Space Institute
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    Websites
     Research Website
     Arc Jet Technology Workshop 2005
     Meade Research Website
     MECH 594
     Research Website
     MECH 371
     MECH 591
     
    Research Areas
     Development of parallel, distributed, and adaptive computing tools for experimental and computational fluid dynamics. Computational intelligence. Constrained optimization using direct search methods and pattern search methods.
     
    Research Statement
     Development of parallel, distributed, and adaptive computing tools for experimental and computational fluid dynamics. Computational intelligence.
     
    Research Statement
     Development of parallel, distributed, and adaptive computing tools for experimental and computational fluid dynamics. Computational intelligence.
     
    Teaching Areas
     Fluid dynamics, gas dynamics, aerodynamics, and thermal systems design.
     
    Selected Publications
     Abstracts
     

    A. J. Meade et al. "TiiMS-URETI Quarterly Report."  (October 2005)

     
     

    A. J. Meade et al. "TiiMS-URETI Quarterly Report."  (October 2005)

     
     Refereed articles
     

    M. Wilkinson and A. Meade "Radial Basis Function Artificial Neural Network Inspired Numerical Solver." Journal of Aerospace Information SystemsIn Press

     
     

    A. Srinivastava and A. Meade "A Comprehensive Probabilistic Framework to Learn Air Data from Surface Pressure Measurements." International Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 2015: 19.In Press


    http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/183712
     
     

    J. Lee, A. Meade, E.V. Barrera, J.A. Templeton "An Investigation of the Thermal Transport in CNT-Nanofluids using Targeted Molecular Dynamics Simulations." J. Heat Transfer, 137(7): 8.

     
     

    A. Srinivastava and A. Meade, "Use of Active Learning to Design Wind Tunnel Runs for Unsteady Cavity Pressure Measurements," International Journal of Aerospace Engineering, vol. 2014, Article ID 218710, 11 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/218710.

     
     

    J. Lee, A. Meade, E.V. Barrera, J.A. Templeton "Thermal Transport Mechanisms in CNT-Nanofluids Identified from Molecular Dynamics Simulations." ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 137(7): 072401–072401.

     
     

    M. Wilkinson and A. Meade, "A Meshless And Matrix-Free Approach To Computational Fluid Dynamics," International Journal of Computational Methods (In Review)

     
     

    M. Wilkinson and A. Meade, "A Meshless and Matrix-free Approach to Turbulent Fluid Flow," Numerical Methods in Fluids (In Review)

     

     
     

    M. Wilkinson and A. Meade, "Artificial Neural Network Solver for Convective Flow Problems," Neural Computing and Applications (In Review)

     
     

    M. Wilkinson and A. Meade, "On A Sequential Machine Learning Technique For Autonomous Spacecraft Navigation," Journal of Guidance, Dynamics, and Controls (In Review)

     
     

    Matthew C. Wilkinson and Andrew J. Meade Jr. "Neural-Network-Inspired Machine Learning for Autonomous Lunar Targeting", Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, Vol. 11, No. 7 (2014), pp. 458-466.doi: 10.2514/1.I010166

     
     

    M. Wilkinson and A.J. Meade "Solution of Differential Equations by a Meshless and Matrix-free Method." International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids (2013) Submitted

     
     

    Srivastava and A.J. Meade "Classification of Subsonic and Transonic Cavity Flow Types and Prediction of Acoustic Resonance." Journal of Aircraft (2013) Submitted

     
     

    M. Wilkinson and A.J. Meade "A Meshless and Matrix-free Numerical Approach to Aerodynamic Modeling." AIAA Journal (2013) Submitted

     
     

    Srivastava, A.J. Meade, and K. Long "Learning Airdata Parameters for Flush Air Data Sensing Systems." Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication, 9, (3) (2012)

     
     

    X. Xu, A.J. Meade, and Y. Bayazitoglu "Feasibility of Selective Nanoparticle Assisted Photothermal Treatment for an Embedded Liver Tumor." Lasers Med. Sci. (2012)

     
     

    J. W. Lee, A.J. Meade, E.V. Barrera, J.A. Templeton, “Dependencies of the Thermal Conductivity of Individual Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanosystems, 224 (2011).

     
     

    T. Varnava and A.J. Meade, “An Initialization Method for Feedforward Artificial Neural Networks Using Polynomial Bases,” Advances in Adaptive Data Analysis, 3, (3) (2011): 385-400.

     
     

    X. Xu, A.J. Meade, and Y. Bayazitoglu "“Numerical investigation of nanoparticle-assisted laser-induced interstitial thermotherapy toward tumor and cancer treatments." Lasers Med. Sci., 26 (2) (2011) : 213-222.

     
     

    A. Srivastava and A. J. Meade "A Sparse Greedy Algorithm for Classification." Advances in Adaptive Data Analysis, 2, (1) (2010) : 97-114.

     
     

    A. Srivastava and A.J. Meade "Use of Active Learning to Design Unsteady Cavity Flow Pressure Measurement Experiments." Computers and Fluids (2010) Submitted

     
     

    A. Srivastava, A.J. Meade, and K. Long "Learning Airdata Parameters for Flush Air Data Sensing Systems." Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication (2010) Submitted

     
     

    A. Srivastava, J. Kugler, and A. J. Meade "An Adaptive Algorithm for Classifying Weapons Bay Cavity Flow Types." Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and CommunicationSubmitted

     
     

    J. W. Lee, A.J. Meade, E.V. Barrera "A Scattered Data Approximation Tool to Map Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Dispersion to the Processing Parameters in Polymer Nanocomposites." International Journal of Knowledge Engineering and Data Mining, 1, (2) (2010) : 184-198.

     
     

    J. W. Lee, A.J. Meade, E.V. Barrera, J.A. Templeton "Dependencies of the Thermal Conductivity of Individual Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes." Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanosystems (2010) In Press

     
     

    X. Xu, A.J. Meade, and Y. Bayazitoglu "Fluence Rate Distribution in Laser-Induced Interstitial Thermotherapy by Meshfree Collocation." International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 53 (2010) : 4017–4022 .

     
     

    X. Xu, A.J. Meade, and Y. Bayazitoglu, "Numerical investigation of nanoparticle-assisted laser-induced interstitial thermotherapy toward tumor and cancer treatments." Lasers Med. Sci. (September 4th, 2010. )

     
     

    J. Navarrete and A. J. Meade "Fusion of Experimental Data and Mathematical Models in the Simulation of Aerodynamic Coefficients." Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication (2010) Submitted

     
     

    J.W. Lee, A. J. Meade, and E.V. Barrera "A Scattered Data Approximation Tool to Functionally Map Polymer Nanocomposites Processing Parameters to Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Dispersion." International Journal of Knowledge Engineering and Data Mining (2010) In Revision

     
     

    X. Xu, A. J. Meade, and Y. Bayazitoglu "Numerical Investigation of Nanoparticle Assisted Laser-induced Interstitial Thermo-therapy: Optical Modeling." International Journal of Heat and Mass TransferIn Revision

     
     

    A. J. Meade "Regularization of a Programmed Recurrent Artificial Neural Network." IEEE Transactions on Artificial Neural NetworksIn Revision

     
     

    A. Srivastava and A. J. Meade "A Sparse Greedy Algorithm for Classification." Journal of Machine LearningSubmitted

     
     

    J. Doebbler, M. Tandale, J. Valasek and A. J. Meade "Improved Adaptive-Reinforcement Learning Control for Morphing Unmanned Air Vehicles." Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and CommunicationSubmitted

     
     

    J. Kugler, A. J. Meade and P. Gilbert "Machine Learning Algorithms for Weapons Bay Flow Classification." Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and CommunicationSubmitted

     
     

    J. Navarrete and A. J. Meade "Fusion of Experimental Data and Mathematical Models in the Simulation of Aerodynamic Coefficients." Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and CommunicationSubmitted

     
     

    A. J. Meade, "An Intelligent Systems Approach to Data-Model Fusion and Analysis in Aerodynamics." JSME International Journal, Series B.Submitted

     
     

    J. Doebbler, M. Tandale, J. Valasek and A. J. Meade, "Improved Adaptive-Reinforcement Learning Control for Morphing Unmanned Air Vehicles." Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and CommunicationSubmitted

     
     

    J. Yoo and A. J. Meade, "Scattered Data Approximation of Weapons Bay Flow." Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and CommunicationSubmitted

     
     

    A. J. Meade "Application of Scattered Data Approximation to a Rotorcraft Health Monitoring Problem." Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication (2003) In Press

     
     

    M. Kokkolaras and A. J. Meade "Concurrent Implementation of the Optimal Incremental Approximation Method for the Adaptive and Meshless Solution of Differential Equations." Optimization and Engineering (2003) In Press

     
     Articles
     

    Srivastava and A.J. Meade "A Sparse Greedy Algorithm for Classification." Journal of Machine Learning Research (2008) Submitted

     
     

    Valasek, J. Doebbler, M. D. Tandale, and A. J. Meade "Improved Adaptive-Reinforcement Learning Control for Morphing Unmanned Air Vehicles." IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SYSTEMS MAN AND CYBERNETICS PART B-CYBERNETICS, 38 (4) (2008) : 1014-1020.

     
     

    A.J. Meade and AIAA Intelligent Systems Technical Committee "Intelligent Systems." Aerospace America, 44 (December 2006) : 52.

     
     

    A. J. Meade and K. Long "Pilot Rating Modeling of the HH-60H Using an Adaptive Scattered Data Approximation Scheme." IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans (2003) Submitted

     
     

    J. Navarrete and A. J. Meade "Health Monitoring of A Rotorcraft Wind-Tunnel Model Using Scattered Data Approximation." Journal of the American Helicopter Society (2003) Submitted

     
     Books
     

    A. J. Meade et al. "Air Force Support for the National Aerospace Initiative." National Academy Press (2004) In Revision

     
     Refereed conference papers
     

    A. Srivastava and A.J. Meade "A Hybrid Data-Model Fusion Approach to Calibrate a Flush Air Data Sensing System."  (2010)

     
     

    A. J. Meade "Reducing Uncertainty in EFD and CFD Through Data/Model Fusion."  (2009)

     
     

    A. J. Meade and A. Srivastava "Use of Active Learning in Experimental Fluid Dynamics." 

     
     

    A. Srivastava, A. J. Meade and K. R. Long "Learning Airdata Parameters for Flush Air Data Sensing Systems."  (2009)

     
     

    A. Srivastava, A.J. Meade, and J. Needham "Adaptive Algorithm for Classifying Launch and Recovery of the HH-60H Sea Hawk." Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication, 6, (2) (2009) : 109-120.

     
     

    Kugler, A. J. Meade and P. Gilbert "Machine Learning Algorithms for Weapons Bay Flow Classification." Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication (2007)

     
     

    A. J. Meade and A. Srivastava "A Greedy Algorithm for Learning Pilot Safety Ratings from Carrier-Based Helicopter Flight Operations." Proc. of the 2007 IEEE System of Systems ConferenceSubmitted

     
     

    A. Srivastava, A. J. Meade and J. Needham "Pilot Rating Classification of the HH-60H Seahawk Helicopter." Proc. of the 2007 Infotech@Aerospace ConferenceSubmitted

     
     

    A. J. Meade, "An Intelligent Systems Approach to Data-Model Fusion and Analysis in Aerodynamics." Proc. of the Forth International Symposium on Advnced Fluid Information and the First International Symposium on Transdisciplinary Fluid Integration (2004) : 82-87.

     
     

    J. Doebbler, M. Tandale, J. Valasek and A. J. Meade, "Improved Adaptive-Reinforcement Learning Control for Morphing Unmanned Air Vehicles." Proc. of the 2005 Infotech@Aerospace Conference

     
     

    J. Yoo and A. J. Meade, "Scattered Data Approximation of Weapons Bay Flow." Proc. of the 2005 Infotech@Aerospace Conference

     
     Conference papers
     

    Landolsi, F. , Dabney J.B and Ghorbel, F.H., "Effect of Interaction Modeling in AFM-Based Nanomanipulation,''." Proc. of the ASME 2008 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (October 20-22, 2008.) : 8 pages.

     
     

    J. Doebbler, M. Tandale, J. Valasek and A. J. Meade "Improved Adaptive-Reinforcement Learning Control for Morphing Unmanned Air Vehicles." Proc. of the 2005 Infotech@Aerospace Conference (2005) In Press

     
     

    J. Yoo and A. J. Meade "Scattered Data Approximation of Weapons Bay Flow." Proc. of the 2005 Infotech@Aerospace Conference (2005)

     
     

    J. Navarrete and A. J. Meade "Fusion of Experimental Data and Mathematical Models in the Simulation of Aerodynamic Coefficients." AIAA 42nd Aerospace Sciences Conference, 2004-0952 (2004) In Press

     
     Other
     

    D.L. Thomson, A.J. Meade, and Y. Bayazitoglu "Solution of the Radiative Transfer Equation in Discrete Ordinate Form by Sequential Function Approximation." International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 40 (2001) : 517-527.

     
     

    D.L. Thomson, Y. Bayazitoglu, A.J. Meade "Series Solution of Low Dean and Germano Number Flows in Helical Rectangular Ducts." International Journal of Thermal Sciences (To appear)

     
     

    A. J. Meade, M. Kokkolaras, and B. Zeldin "The Adaptive Solution of Differential Equations by a Concurrent Implementation of the Optimal Incremental Approximation Method." Mathematical and Computer Modelling (submitted)

     
     

    D. L. Thomson, A. J. Meade, and Y. Bayazitoglu "The Development of a Sequential Function Approximation Solution to the Radiative Transfer Equation." Thermal Science and Engineering, 8 (3) (2000) : 9-18.

     
     

    Andrew Meade "A Neural Network Inspired Galerkin Mesh-free Partial Differential Equation Solver." NASA Contractor Report (September 1999)

     
     

    Andrew Meade "Application of Multilayer Feedforward Networks in the Solution of Compressible Euler Equations." NASA Technical Report NGT-70353 (January 1998)

     
     

    Andrew Meade "Enhancement of a Viscous-Inviscid-Interaction Airfoil Analysis Code Using the Parallel Direct Search Algorithm." CRPC Technical Report CRPC-TR96711-S (November 1996)

     
     

    Andrew Meade "Prediction of Fatigue Crack Growth Using Regularized Numerical Models." NASA/American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Summer Faculty Fellowship Program 1998, NASA Contractor Report NAG 9-867 (September 1998) : 16-1--16-15.

     
     

    Andrew Meade "Sequential Function Approximation for the Solution of Differential Equations." CRPC Technical Report CRPC-TR97710-S (May 1997)

     
     

    Andrew Meade and Boris Zeldin "Approximation Properties of Local Bases Assembled From Neural Network Transfer Functions." Mathematical and Computer Modelling (pending)

     
     

    Andrew Meade and Boris Zeldin "Establishing Criteria to Ensure Successful Feedforward Artificial Neural Network Modelling of Mechanical Systems." Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 27, 5 (1998) : 61-74.

     
     

    Andrew Meade and Rafael Moreno "A Recurrent Artificial Neural Network Model of Duffing's Equation Without Training." International Journal of Smart Engineering System Design, 1 (1998) : 135-148.

     
     

    Andrew Meade, Gregory Lind and Boris Zeldin "Feedforward Artificial Neural Network Initialization by Mathematical Models." International Journal of Neural Systems (pending)

     
     

    Andrew Meade, Michael Kokkolaras and Boris Zeldin "Adaptive Solution of Differential Equations for the Regularization of Artificial Neural Networks." Proceedings of the Systems, Man, and Cybernetics '98 Conference (1998) : 3130-3135.

     
     

    Andrew Meade, Michael Kokkolaras and Boris Zeldin "Sequential Function Approximation for the Solution of Differential Equations." Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 13 (1997) : 977-986.

     
     

    David L. Thomson, Yildiz Bayazitoglu and Andrew Meade "Low Dean Number Convective Heat Transfer in Helical Ducts of Rectangular Cross Section." Transactions of the ASME, Journal of Heat Transfer, 120 (1998) : 84-91.

     
    Creative Works
     Other - Development of the Rice University Aerospace Academic Program
     Aerospace engineering undergraduate/professional/graduate program, Rice University
     
     Other - Initiated an independent study course on Hypersonic Aerodynamics
     MECH 611: Hypersonic Aerodynamics, Rice University
     
     Other - Initiated course on Flight Mechanics and Flight Test Engineering.
     MECH 599: Flight Mechanics and Flight Test Engineering,
     
    Presentations
     Conference Committee Member
     

    "Improved Adaptive-Reinforcement Learning Control for Morphing Unmanned Air Vehicles." Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Washington D.C.. (September 2005) With J. Doebbler, M. Tandale, J. Valasek

     
     

    "Scattered Data Approximation of Weapons Bay Flow." Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Washington D.C.. (September 2005) With J. Yoo

     
     Invited Talks
     

    A. J. Meade, “A Method of Weighted Residuals Approach to Machine Learning with Aerospace Applications,” Department of Computer Science, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA; January 2006.

     
     

    A. J. Meade, “Aerospace Applications of Machine Learning,” Rice University Homecoming & Reunion 2005, Rice University, Houston, TX; November 2005.

     
     A. J. Meade, “Biologically-Inspired Engineering and Computing Efforts in Developing Next Generation Aerospace Systems,” Computer and Information Technology Institute (CITI) Luncheon, Rice University, Houston, TX; May 2006.
     
     J. Doebbler (presenter), M. Tandale, J. Valasek and A. J. Meade, “Improved Adaptive-Reinforcement Learning Control for Morphing Unmanned Air Vehicles,” Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Washington D.C.; September 2005.
     
     D. Thomson, A. J. Meade (presenter), and Y. Bayazitoglu, “Meshfree Modeling of the Radiative Heat Transfer Equation,” ASME IMECE Conference, Chicago IL; November 2006.
     
     A. J. Meade, “Rice University Aerospace,” NASA University Research and Affairs Office, NASA Johnson Space Center, Clear Lake, TX, October 2006.
     
     A. J. Meade, “Rice University Aerospace,” Boeing Technical Fellows, Clear Lake, TX, October 2006.
     
     J. Yoo, A. J. Meade, and J. Kugler (presenter), “Scattered Data Approximation of Weapons Bay Flow,” Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Washington D.C.; September 2005.
     
     J. Bertin (presenter) and A. J. Meade, “Why Do People Want to Go into Space?,” Edge into Space Student Program (UK), Rice University, TX; July 2006.
     
     

    "A Method of Weighted Residuals Approach to Machine Learning with Aerospace Applications." New Professor Lecture Series, Rice University. (April 2005)

     
     

    "Aerospace Applications of Machine Learning." Rice University Homecoming & Reunion 2005, Rice University. (November 2005)

     
     

    "Future Directions in Hypersonic Thermal Protection Systems." Arc-Jet Technology Workshop, Rice University. (July 2005)

     
     

    "How Not To Get Fired: Faculty Promotion and Tenure." SHPE NTCC Graduate School Conference 2005, Dallas, Texas. (January 2005)

     
     

    "Development of an Intelligent System Tool for Earth Ecosystem Data-Model Fusion." The Intelligent Data Understanding Workshop, Monterey, CA. (September, 2002)

     
     

    "Development of an Intelligent System Tool for Experimental Design and Analysis." Intelligent Systems Branch (Code IC), NASA Ames Research Center, CA. (August, 2002)

     
     Lectures
     

    ""A Greedy Algorithm Based CFD Solver"

    Texas A&M Mechanical Engineering Department." (Nov. 2011)

     
     

    ""A Mesh & Matrix-free CFD Solver"

    Texas A&M Mechanical Engineering Department." (Sept. 2011)

     
     Other
     

    "Development of an Intelligent System Tool for Experimental Design and Analysis." Aeromechanics Branch of the Army Rotorcraft Division (Code ARA), NASA Ames Reseach Center, CA. (August, 2002)

     
     

    "Adaptive Modeling of Physical Systems by Artificial Neural Networks." AIAA Intelligent Systems National Technical Committee, Reno, NV. (January 2001)

     
     

    "A Neural Network Inspired Galerkin Mesh-free Partial Differential Equation Solver." AIAA Intelligent Systems National Technical Committee, Reno, Nevada. (January 2000)

     
     

    "Development of an Optimal Incremental Meshless Galerkin Method for Compressible Fluid Flow." Minisymposium on Optimization of Engineering Systems Governed by Differential Equations, First SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Washington D.C.. (September 2000) With M. Kokkolaras

     
     

    "Exploration of Tikhonov Regularization for the Fusion of Experimental Data and Computational Fluid Dynamics." Aeromechanics Branch of the Army Rotorcraft Division, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California. (August 2000)

     
     

    "Adaptive Solution of a Compressible Fluid Dynamics Problem by Optimal Incremental Approximation." U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics (USNCCM '99), Symposium on Fluid Modeling, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado. (August 1999)

     
     

    "Artificial Neural Networks in Experimental and Computational Mechanics." Invited Lecture, Aeromechanics Branch of the Army Rotorcraft Division, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Cali. (June 1999)

     
     

    "Artificial Neural Networks in Experimental and Computational Mechanics." Invited Lecture, Experimental Physics Branch, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA. (August 1999)

     
     

    "Adaptive Solution of Differential Equations for the Regularization of Artificial Neural Networks." IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, La Jolla, CA. (October 1998)

     
     

    "Experimental and Computational Aerodynamics." Invited Speaker, Awareness: Changing Role of Mathematics and Representation Workshop, Rice University. (July 1998)

     
     

    "Experimental and Computational Aerodynamics." Invited Speaker, Rice University Center for Research on Parallel Computation (CRPC) Mathematical and Computational Sciences Awareness Workshop, Rice University. (June 1997)

     
     

    "Incorporating Known Mathematical Models of Complex Systems into Artificial Neural Network Architectures." Office of Naval Research / Naval Surface Warfare Center Workshop on Hybrid Systems Integrating Physical Models and Neural Networks, Newport, Rhode Island. (May 1997)

     
     

    "Integrating Experimental Data and Mathematical Models in the Simulation of Physical Systems." Invited Lecture, Advanced Scientific Research Department, Western Atlas International, Houston, Texas. (July 1997)

     
     Seminar Speaker
     

    "A Meshless and Matrix-free Approach to Aerodynamic Modeling." International Symposium on Advanced Fluid Information, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan. (November 2012) With A. J. Meade

     
     A. J. Meade, “Why Graduate School?,” Society of Women Engineers Student Section, Rice University, Houston, TX, October 2006.
     
     Workshops
     A. J. Meade, “Directions for the Future,” Arc Jet Technology Workshop, Rice University, Houston, Texas; July 2005.
     
    Editorial Positions
     Other, International Journal of Computers, Systems, and Signals. (2001 - 2001)

     Other, International Journal of Nonlinear Mechanics. (2001 - 2001)

     Other, International Journal of Smart Engineering System Design. (2001 - 2001)

    Supervised Theses & Dissertations
     Zhiling Li, Ph.D Methods for Real-time Actuator-Sensor-Failure and Structural Damage Detection. (2005) (Committee Member)

     Masayoshi Senga, Ph.D. Improved SUPG Formulations for Compressible Flows. (2005) (Committee Member)

     Jose Navarrete, M.S. Fusion of Experimental Data and Mathematical Models in the Simulation of Aerodynamic Coefficients. (2005) (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

     Vasileios Gkaras, M.S. Monte Carlo Study of Vibration Isolation Systems Using Linear and Nonlinear Multiple Tuned Mass Damper Oscillators. (2005) (Committee Member)

     Jale Tezcan, Ph.D Nonlinear System Response to Nonstationary Input Processes using Harmonic Wavelets. (2005) (Committee Member)

     Jeremy Gernand, MS-Thesis Design of a Methanol to Hydrogen Microreformer for Fuel Cell Applications. (2006) (Committee Member)

     Zhiling Li, Ph.D Methods for Real-time Actuator-Sensor-Failure and Structural Damage Detection. (2006) (Committee Member)

     Masayoshi Senga, Ph.D Improved SUPG Formulations for Compressible Flows. (2006) (Committee Member)

     Ertan Sonmez, Ph.D Deterministic and Stochastic Responses of Linear Time Varying Smart Variable Stiffness and Damping Systems. (2006) (Committee Member)

     Prasad V. Dharap, Ph.D Real-Time Structural Damage Detection Using Interaction Matrix Formulation and Observers. (2006) (Committee Member)

     Bilei Chen, Ph.D Detection Filter-Based Robust Structural Damage Detection. (2007) (Committee Member)

     Jeffre Wood, MS A Penalty Method Approach to Experimental Data Coupling in the Sequentiall Optimized Meshfree Approximation. (2014) (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

     Rachel Mittelman, MS Adaptive Techniques Applied to the Sequentially Optimized Meshfree Approximation. (2014) (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

     Mokhtarzadeh Ali, MS Solution of the Fokker-Planck Equation by Sequentially Optimized Meshfree Approximation . (2014) (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

     Nikolay Kostov, Doctor of Philosophy Space-Time Fluid-Structure Interaction Computation of Flapping-Wing Aerodynamics. (2014) (Committee Member)

     David Norman, Doctor of Philosophy TBA. (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

     Andrew Svecz, Master of Science Robust Optimal Guidance for Spacecraft Reorientation Maneuvers. (Committee Member)

     javier Villarreal, Doctor of Philosophy TBA. (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

     Kenneth Montel, Master of Science Fluid-Structure Interaction Modeling of MAV Flapping-Wing Aerodynamics. (Committee Member)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     Associate Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (2002)

     Outstanding Achievement in Academia, National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc. (GEM) (2002)

     Member of the AIAA Intelligent Systems technical committee., American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (2001)

     External Reviewer, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2001)

     Member, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

     Member, American Physical Society (APS)

     Member, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

     Member, American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

     Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

     Member , American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Intelligent Systems (2000)

     Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks (2000)

     Reviewer , NASA JPL New Millennium Program (2000)

     Reviewer, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics (2000)

     Reviewer, AIAA Journal (2000)

     Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Intelligent Systems Technical Committee (1994-present)

     NASA/American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Summer Faculty Fellowship, NASA Ames Research Center (1999)