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2018

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Uncertainty Quantification and Sensitivity Analysis of Multiphysics Environments for Application in Pressurized Water Reactor Design, Cole David Blakely

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Plume Contamination Measurements of an Additively-Printed GOX/ABS Hybrid Thruster, David A. Brewer

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Experimental Investigation of a Green Hybrid Thruster Using a Moderately Enriched Compressed Air as the Oxidizer, Marc Anthony Bulcher

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Additively-Manufactured Hybrid Rocket Consumable Structure for CubeSat Propulsion, Britany L. Chamberlain

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A High-Magnification UV Lens for High-Temperature Optical Strain Measurements, Robert S. Hansen

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Characterization of Carbon Nanostructured Composite Film Using Photothermal Measurement Technique, Kurt E. Harris

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Numerical Evaluation of Energy Release Rate at Material Interfaces for Fatigue Life Predictions, Robert L. Hendrickson

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Distribution of Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) Errors in a Planar Jet, Jaron A. Howell

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Thrust Augmented Nozzle for a Hybrid Rocket with a Helical Fuel Port, Joel H. Marshall

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A Propeller Model Based on a Modern Numerical Lifting-Line Algorithm with an IterativeSemi-Free Wake Solver, Zachary S. Montgomery

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Thermal and Stress Analysis of NASA X-57 Maxwell Battery Pack, Bhumika Nautiyal

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Ultraviolet Diffraction Assisted Image Correlation (UV-DAIC) for Single-Camera 3D Strain Measurement at Extreme Temperatures, Ethan K. Nickerson

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Autonomous Trajectory Planning for Satellite RPO and Safety of Flight Using Convex Optimization, Nicholas G. Ortolano

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Design Survey of Laminated Composite I-Beam, Mrinmoy Saha

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A Non-Equilibrium Molecular Dynamics Study of the Effects of Helium Bubbles on the Thermal Conductivity of ZrC, Tate Shorthill

A Performance Analysis of On-orbit Numerical Propgators, Simon Shuster, D. Geller, and T. Smith; AAS Guidance and Control Conference

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Water Entry Cavity Dynamics, Nathan B. Speirs

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The Water Entry of Multi-Droplet Streams and Jets, Nathan B. Speirs, Zhao Pan, Jesse Belden, and Tadd T. Truscott; Journal of Fluid Mechanics

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Methods for the Aerostructural Design and Optimization of Wings with Arbitrary Planform and Payload Distribution, Jeffrey D. Taylor

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Importance of Exposure Time on Digital Image Correlation (DIC) at Extreme Temperatures, Thinh Quang Thai

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The Effects of Geometric and Stoichometric Change in Nanoparticles and Materials on Lattice Thermal Conductivity, W. Tanner Yorgason

2017

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The Influence of Varying Fiber Stacking Sequence on the Tensile, Impact, and Water Absorption Properties of Unidirectional Flax/E-Glass Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composite, Mohammed F. Al-Edhari

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Analysis of Angles-Only Hybrid Space-Based/Ground-Based Approach for Geosynchronous Orbit Catalog Maintenance, Blythe A. Andrews

Autonomous Navigation Using Gravity Gradient Measurements, Rachit Bhatia; Association of Space Safety Conference

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Integrated Life Cycle and Techno-economic Assessment of the Conversion of High Productivity, Low Lipid Algae to Renewable Fuels, Chad R. De Mill

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Nonlinear Photothermal Radiometry and its Applications to Pyrometry and Thermal Property Measurements, Austin Drew Fleming

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Fuel Performance Modeling of Reactivity-Initiated Accidents Using the BISON Code, Charles Pearson Folsom

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Water Surface Impact and Ricochet of Deformable Elastomeric Spheres, Randy Craig Hurd

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Role of Dispersion and Functionalization on Mechanical Properties in Carbon Nanotube - Polymer Composite, Medisetti Sai Praveen Kumar

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Optimization of Roadway Electrification Integrating Wireless Power Transfer: TechnoEconomic Assessment and Lifecycle Analysis, Braden J. Limb

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Phonon Dispersion and Relaxation Time in Uranium Dioxide, Dallin Parkinson

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Applications of Relative Motion Models Using Curvilinear Coordinate Frames, Alex C. Perez

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Aerodynamic Centers of Arbitrary Airfoils, Orrin Dean Pope

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Mechanical Performance of Natural / Natural Fiber Reinforced Hybrid Composite Materials Using Finite Element Method Based Micromechanics and Experiments, Muhammad Ziaur Rahman

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Best Practices for Volume Flow Rate Measurements Using PIV at the Exit of a Turbulent Round Jet, Robert Schaap

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Water Entry Impact Dynamics of Diving Birds, Saberul Islam Sharker

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A Survey and Performance Analysis of Orbit Propagators for LEO, GEO, and Highly Elliptical Orbits, Simon P. Shuster

Initial Relative Orbit Determination Using Heterogeneous TDOA, Simon Shuster, Andrew J. Sinclair, and T. Alan Lovell; IEEE Aerospace Conference

Uncertainty Analysis for Initial Relative Orbit Determination Using Time Difference of Arrival Measurements, Simon Shuster, Andrew J. Sinclair, and T. Alan Lovell; AAS Guidance and Control Conference

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Characterization of the Thermal Resistance of Grain Boundaries of Cerium Oxide, Jesse Spackman

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Heat Transfer Analysis of Localized Heat-Treatment for Grade 91 Steel, Jacob D. Walker

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A Comparison of the Aerodynamic Centers for Panel Code Compressible Corrections and OpenFOAM 5 FOR Mach 0.1 to 0.8, Dustin Weaver

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Uncertainty of Stereo PIV Calibration and Self-Calibration, Braydon J. Williams

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Evaluation of Flux Correction on Three-dimensional Strand Grids with an Overset Cartesian Grid, Dalon G. Work

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Application of Strand-Cartesian Interfaced Solver on Flows Around Various Geometries, Yushi Yanagita

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Facilitation of Nanoscale Thermal Transport by Hydrogen Bonds, Lin Zhang

2016

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Investigating the highest melting temperature materials: A laser melting study of the TaC-HfC system, Omar Cedillos-Barraza, Dario Manara, K. Boboridis, Tyson Watkins, Salvatore Grasso, Daniel D. Jayaseelan, Rudy J. M. Konings, Michael J. Reece, and William E. Lee; Scientific Reports

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Impact of Mass and Bond Energy Difference and Interface Defects on Thermal Boundary Conductance, ChangJin Choi

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Best Practices for Volume Flow Rate Measurements Using PIV at the Exit of a Turbulent Planar Jet, Rick Cressall

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Synthetic Spider Silk Sustainability Verification by Techno-Economic and Life Cycle Analysis, Alan Edlund

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Modified Trajectory Shaping Guidance for Autonomous Path Following Control of Platooning Ground Vehicles, Ishmaal T. Erekson

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Rudder Augmented Trajectory Correction for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Decrease Lateral Image Errors of Fixed Camera Payloads, Thomas M. Fisher

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Enhancement of Volumetric Specific Impulse in HTPB/Ammonium Nitrate Mixed Hybrid Rocket Systems, Jacob Ward Forsyth

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Low-Temperature Aqueous Corrosion Behavior of Uranium Molybdenum Alloys, Levi D. Gardner

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Impact of Heavy Metal Contamination From Coal Flue Gas on Microalgae Biofuel and Biogas Production Through Multiple Conversation Pathways, Derek E. Hess

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Techno-Economic Assessment of Micro-Algae Production Systems, Justin Hoffman

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Benchmark Experiments for Natural Convection in Nuclear Fuel Rod Bundles, Kyle L. Jones

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Path Following by a Quadrotor Using Virtual Target Pursuit Guidance, Abhishek Manjunath

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Quadrotor UAV Path Following using Trajectory Shaping, Parwinder Singh Mehrok

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Effects of Radiation Heating on Additively Printed Hybrid Fuel Grain Oxidizer-to-fuel Ratio Shift, Stephen L. Merkley

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Thermal Property Measurement of Thin Fibers by Complementary Methods, Troy Robert Munro

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Understanding Pyrotechnic Shock Dynamics and Response Attenuation Over Distance, Richard J. Ott

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Effects on a Wedge Flowmeter Installed Downstream of a Double Elbow Out of Plane, Devan S. Radle

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Investigating the Effect of Carbon Nanotube Functionalization in a Polydimethylsiloxane Composite Through use of a Stepped Bar Apparatus, Matthew I. Ralphs

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Throttleable GOX/ABS Launch Assist Hybrid Rocket Motor for Small Scale Air Launch Platform, Zachary S. Spurrier

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Computational Fluid Dynamic Modeling of Natural Convection in Vertically Heated Rods, Mahesh Surendran

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Development of a Three-Dimensional High-Order Strand-Grids Approach, Oisin Tong

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Microalgae Sorption of Ten Individual Heavy Metals and their Effects on Growth and Lipid Accumulation, Eric M. Torres

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Investigating the Effect of Capping Layers on Final Thin Film Morphology After a Dewetting Process, Benjamin C. White

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Investigating the Effect of Capping Layers on Final Thin Film Morphology After a Dewetting Process, Benjamin C. White

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Design for Manufacturability and Assembly of an Assistive Technician Creeper, Including Single Drive Control of a Multi-Degree of Freedom Kinematic Mechanism, Larry T. Wilde Jr.

2015

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Methods of Processing Kenaf Chopped Strand Mats for Manufacturing Test Specimens and Composite Structures, Joshua W. Heil

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Use of Direct Metal Laser Sintering for Tooling in High Volume Production, Joel W. Hendrickson

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Systems Modeling and Economic Analysis of Photovoltaic (PV) Powered Water Pumping Brackish Water Desalination for Agriculture, Michael A. Jones

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Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulations of Oscillating Wings and Comparison to Lifting-Line Theory, Megan Keddington

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Effective Properties of Randomly Oriented Kenaf Short Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composite, Dayakar Naik L.

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Mechanical Properties of Kenaf Composites Using Dynamic Mechanical Analysis, Thomas A. Loveless

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Parameterized Least-Squares Attitude History Estimation and Magnetic Field Observations of the Auroral Spatial Structures Probe, Ryan J. Martineau

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A Neural Network Approach to Fault Detection in Spacecraft Attitude Determination and Control Systems, John N. Schreiner

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Electrokinetic Flow in a Nanochannel with an Overlapped Electrical Double Layer, Zhuorui Song

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Effect of Manufacturing Processes on the Loss Factor and Other Mechanical Properties of Kenaf Fiber-Reinforced Composites, Brian P. Spackman

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Techno-Economic Feasibility and Life Cycle Assessment of Dairy Effluent to Biofuel via Hydrothermal Liquefaction, Hailey M. Summers

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Extensions of High-order Flux Correction Methods to Flows With Source Terms at Low Speeds, Jonathan L. Thorne

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High Regression Rate Hybrid Rocket Fuel Grains with Helical Port Structures, Sean D. Walker

2014

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The Analysis and Manufacturing of the Personal Vacuum Assisted Climber II, Rhet B. Astle

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Lifecycle Assessment of Microalgae to Biofuel: Thermochemical Processing through Hydrothermal Liquefaction or Pyrolysis, Edward P. Bennion

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Retrofitting Two Solar Hot Water Systems for Year Round Operation, Zachary A. Cook

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Uncertainty Qualification of Photothermal Radiometry Measurements Using Monte Carlo Simulation and Experimental Repeatability, Austin Fleming

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A Computational Fluid Dynamics Validation Experiment for Forced and Mixed Convection on a Vertical Heated Plate, Jeff Robert Harris

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System Identification of a Small Low-Cost Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Using Flight Data from Low-Cost Sensors, Nathan V. Hoffer

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Nano-scale Thermal Property Prediction by Molecular Dynamics Simulation with Experimental Validation, Kyle S. Horne

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Bridging the Nano- and Macro-Worlds: Thermal Property Measurement Using Thermal Microscopy and Photothermal Radiometry – Application to Particle-Irradiation Damage Profile in Zirconium Carbide, Colby Bruce Jensen

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Design and Testing of a Nanosatellite Simulator Reaction Wheel Attitude Control System, Fredric William Long

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Uncertainty Analysis of Mechanical Properties from Miniature Tensile Testing of High Strength Steels, Deepthi Rao Malpally

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Global Evaluation of Biofuel Potential from Microalgae, Jeffrey W. Moody

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Spacecraft Guidance Techniques for Maximizing Mission Success, Shane B. Robinson

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The Design and Testing of a Three-Degree-of-Freedom Small Satellite Simulator Using a Linear Controller with Feedback Linearization and Trajectory Generation, Marina A. Samuels

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Numerical Examination of Flux Correction for Solving the Navier-Stokes Equations on Unstructured Meshes, Dalon G. Work

2013

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The Effect of Navigation State Selection on Fuel Dispersions for Powered Lunar Descent, Jessica Thornley Anderson

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Effective Thermal Conductivity of Carbon Nanotube-Based Cryogenic Nanofluids, Lucas Samuel Anderson