Research & Scholarship

Faculty Activities: 2015

Journal Articles

  • Boopathy, K. & Rumpfkeil, M. (2015). A Unified Framework for Training Point Selection and Error Estimation for Surrogate Models. AIAA Journal, 53(1), 215-234.
  • Heyne, J. S., Dooley, S., Serinyel, Z., Dryer, F. L., & Curran, H. (2015). Decomposition studies of isopropanol in a variable pressure flow reactor. Zeitschrift Für Physikalische Chemie. doi: 10.1515/zpch-2014-0630
  • Johnson, D. J., Ervin, J. S., Hanchak, M. S., Patnaik, S. & Hu, X. (2015). Graphite Foam Infused with Pentaglycerine for Solid-State Thermal Energy Storage. Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 29.
  • Johnson, D. J., Niedbalski, N., Ervin, J. S. & Patnaik, S. (2015). Ammonium Carbamate-based Heat Exchanger Reactor as an Endothermic Heat Sink for Thermal Management. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 91, 766-776.
  • Li, B., Murray, A. P. & Myszka, D. H. (2015). Improving Techniques in Statically Equivalent Serial Chain Modeling for Center of Mass Estimation. Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 7(1).
  • Sander, Z. H., West, Z. J., Ervin, J. S. & Zabarnick, S. S. (2015). Experimental and Modeling Studies of Heat Transfer, Fluid Dynamics, and Autoxidation Chemistry in the Jet Fuel Thermal Oxidation Tester (JFTOT). Energy & Fuels, 29, 7036-7047.
  • Taylor, M. R., Sutton, E. E., Diestelkamp, W. S. & Bigelow, K. E. (2015). Subtle Differences During Posturography Testing Can Influence Postural Sway Results: The Effects of Talking, Time Prior to Data Acquisition, and Visual Fixation. Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 31(5), 324-329.
  • Wabick, K., Memon, M., Altman, A., & Buffo, R. (2015). Wingtip vortices from an exergy-based perspective. AIAA Journal of Aircraft, 52(4), 1267-1276. doi: 10.2514/1.C032854.

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

  • Altman, A. (2015). Closing the Loop on Aircraft Conceptual Sizing using the Merlin Flight Simulator. AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting.
  • Altman, A., Gunasekaran, S. & Granlund, K. (2015). Trends in Early Vortex Formation on a Wall-to-wall Plate in Pure Plunge. AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting.
  • Altman, A., Gunasekaran, S. & OL, M. (2015). Errors in Off-axis Loading of Off-the-shelf 6-Component Force Transducers: A Cautionary Tale. AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting.
  • Boopathy, K. & Rumpfkeil, M. (2015). Robust Optimization of a Wing Under Structural and Material Uncertainties. AIAA.
  • Miller, S., Rumpfkeil, M. & Joo, J. J. (2015). Fluid-Structure Interaction of a Variable Camber Compliant Wing. AIAA.
  • Serrancoli, G., Kinney, A., Fregly, B. J. & Font-Llangunes, J.M. (2015). The influence of neuromusculoskeletal model calibration method on predicted knee contact forces during walking. ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Multibody Dynamics.
  • Tancred, J. & Rumpfkeil, M. (2015). Aerodynamic Response Quantification of Complex Hypersonic Configurations using Variable Fidelity Surrogate Modeling. AIAA.
  • Zientarski, L., Marks, C. R., Altman, A. & Joo, J. J. (2015). Wind Tunnel Testing of Variable Camber Wing with Multiple Load Cell Test Fixture. AIAA: 31st AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing  Conference, AIAA 2015-3007, in Dallas, Texas.

Technical Report

  • Byrd, L., Ervin, J. S., Hanchak, M. S. & Vangsness, M. D. (2015). An Investigation of the Thermal Resistance of Evaporating Thin Films FY12-FY15. AFOSR Final Laboratory Task Report LRIR 3002AR5P.

Invited Lectures

  • Altman, A. (2015, August). Helpful tips about teaching at the University of Dayton. Presented at the New Faculty Orientation, Dayton, Ohio.
  • Altman, A. (2015, May). How Test Pilots Can Motivate the Next Generation:  University of Dayton Handling Qualities Competition. Presented at the Great Lakes Section Society of Experimental Test Pilots Symposium, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.
  • Altman, A. (2015, February). Modern Aerodynamics: What Will it Buy You, What Will It Cost You? Presented at the Pub Science, Dayton, Ohio.

Presentations

  • Gunasekaran, S. & Altman, A. (2015, October). Relationship Between Wingtip Vortex and Shear Layer Turbulence Character. Presented at the 11th Annual Dayton Engineering Sciences Symposium (DESS), Wright State University.
  • Altman, A. (2015, June). Errors in Off-axis Loading of Off-the-Shelf 6-component Force Transducers: A Cautionary Tale. Presented at the Subsonic Aerodynamic Testing Association, Newport News, Virginia.
  • Altman, A. & Qureshi, S. (2015, March). Aerial Firebombing: An Empirical Approach to Determining Drop Patterns. Presented at the DCASS, Sinclair Ponitz Center.
  • Altman, A. & Memon, O. (2015, March). Analysis of Wingtip Vortices through the Lens of Exergy. Presented at the DCASS, Sinclair Ponitz Center.
  • Altman, A. (2015, March). Closing the Loop on Aircraft Conceptual Sizing using the Merlin Flight Simulator. Presented at the DCASS, Sinclair Ponitz Center.
  • Altman, A. & Gunasekaran, S. (2015, March). Errors in Off-axis Loading of Off-the-Shelf 6-component Force Transducers: A Cautionary Tale. Presented at the DCASS, Sinclair Ponitz Center.
  • Altman, A. & Gunasekaran, S. (2015, March). Reducing Aircraft Drag through a New Perspective on the Wingtip Vortex Roll-up Process. Presented at the DCASS, Sinclair Ponitz Center.
  • Zientarski, L., Marks, C. R., Altman, A. & Joo, J. J. (2015, March). Wind Tunnel Testing of Variable Camber Wing with Multiple Load Cell Test Fixture. Presented at the DCASS, Sinclair Community College Ponitz Center.
  • Taylor, M., Yentes, J., Diestelkamp, W. S., Kinney, A. & Bigelow, K. E. (2015, November). The effect of input parameters on detrended fluctuation analysis of postural control data: data length significantly affects results. Presented at the 11th Annual Dayton Engineering Sciences Symposium, Dayton, OH.
  • Kuska, E. & Kinney, A. (2015, November). Objective function choice influences muscle force predictions during human walking. Presented at the 11th Annual Dayton Engineering Sciences Symposium, Dayton, Ohio.
  • Serrancoli, G., Kinney, A., Fregly, B. J. & Font-Llangunes, J.M. (2015, September). How do in vivo knee contact force data affect calibration of muscle-tendon model parameter values? Presented at the VI International Conference on Computational Bioengineering, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Kinney, A. & Fregly, B. J. (2015, July). Development of a muscle model parameter calibration method via passive muscle force minimization. Presented at the XXV Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
  • Serrancoli, G., Kinney, A., Fregly, B. J. & Font-Llangunes, J.M. (2015, July). Synergy-based two-level optimization for predicting knee contact forces during walking. Presented at the XXV Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
  • De Groote, F., Kinney, A., Fregly, B. J. & Rao, A. (2015, July). Evaluation of different optimal control problem formulations for solving the muscle redundancy problem. Presented at the XV International Symposium on Computer Simulation in Biomechanics, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
  • Serrancoli, G., Kinney, A., Fregly, B. J. & Font-Llangunes, J.M. (2015, July). The influence of neuromusculoskeletal model calibration method on predicted knee contact forces during walking. Presented at the ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Multibody Dynamics, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Pinnell, M.F., Hart, B., Bistrek, L., & Patterson, E. (2015, April 17-18). Empowering engineering students to engage in middle school classrooms in engineering innovation and design through outreach kits. ASEE NCS conference, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Pinnell, M.F., Gunasekaren, S., & Berkemeier, G. (2015, April 17-18). Project based learning in an introduction to materials course. ASEE NCS conference, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Gunasekaren, S., Berkemeier, G, & Pinnell, M.F. (2015, April 17-18). Design of a new lab on three point bend test of a fiber-glass composite. ASEE NCS conference, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Rumpfkeil, M. & Tancred, J. (2015, March). Aerodynamic Response Quantification of Complex Hypersonic Configurations using Variable Fidelity Surrogate Modeling. Presented at the 40th AIAA DaytonCincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium (DCASS), Dayton, Ohio.
  • Rumpfkeil, M., Miller, S. & Joo, J. (2015, March). luid-Structure Interaction Applied to a Variable Camber Compliant Wing. Presented at the 40th AIAA DaytonCincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium (DCASS), Dayton, Ohio.
  • Rumpfkeil, M. (2015, March). On Using Steady RANS Simulations For Airfoil Noise Predictions. Presented at the 40th AIAA DaytonCincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium (DCASS), Dayton, Ohio.

Workshops

  • Altman, A. (2015, August). Active Learning Experiences. Presented at the Active Learning Workshop, Dayton, OH.
  • Jennings, G., Hallinan, K. P. & Randall, I. (2015, October). Consumption (an interactive classroom experience). Presented at the Tri-Teaching Session: Consumption, Art Street, University of Dayton.

Sponsored Research

  • Altman, A. & Altman, S. S. (2015 - 2016), Wind Tunnel Diagnostics and Support. AFRL/RQVX, Federal, $240,000.00.
  • Altman, A., and S.S. Altman. Wind tunnel flow diagnostics and test support. AFRL/RQVX, Federal, $198K. (October 2014 - October 2015). 
  • Bigelow, K. E. (2012 - Present), Assistive Device Design - EGR 103 Spring Project. Kettering Health Network, Local, $2,868.00.
  • Bigelow, K. E. (2012 - Present), Assistive Device Design - Kitchen Devices for Individuals with Stroke. Kettering Health Network, Local, $9,759.00.
  • Bigelow, K. E. (2012 - Present), Assistive Device Design - Vision Therapy Device. Kettering Health Network, Local, $7,372.00.
  • Bigelow, K. E. (2012 - Present), Assistive Device Design - iPad Accessories. Kettering Health Network, Local, $2,705.00.
  • Bigelow, K. E. & Bistrek, L. (2011 - Present), Improving Student Spatial Visualization Skills to Increase Retention and GPA. Procter and Gamble Fund's Higher Education Grant, Private, $6,000.00.
  • Ervin, J. S. & Chiasson, A. D. (2015), Simulations of A-10 Fuel Tank Heat Transfer. A-10 Aircraft Group Hill AFB and AFRL Fuels Branch, Federal, $60,000.00.
  • Choi, J.-K. (2015 - Present), CNC Machine Process Monitoring, Analysis and Control. Gosiger Inc, Private, $30,000.00.
  • Choi, J.-K. (2015 - Present), Design for Environment Consulting. Crown Equipment, Private, $4,000.00.
  • Choi, J.-K. (2014 - Present), Travel Grant: NETI – American Society of Engineering Education. University of Dayton, University of Dayton, $3,800.00.
  • Choi, J.-K. & Kissock, J. K. (2011 - 2017), University of Dayton Industrial Assessment Center. U.S. Department of Energy, Federal, $1,300,000.00.
  • Ervin, J. S., Ballal, D., DeWitt, M. J., Zabarnick, S. S., Williams, T. F. & Stouffer, S. D. (2010 - 2016), FA8650-10-2-2934; Fuels and Combustion Technologies for Aerospace Propulsion. Air Force Research Laboratories, Federal, $49,500,000.00.
  • Ervin, J. S., Byrd, L., Jones, J., Briones, A. M., Hanchak, M. & Putnam, S. (2011 - 2015), Understanding Evaporation Mechanisms. AFRL/Air Force of Scientific Research, Federal, $600,000.00.
  • Ervin, J. S., Tsao, B.-H., Emo, S. M., Johnson, D. J., Cory, J. R., Tsao, V. (2012 - 2015), Research and Development in Advanced Power and Thermal Management Technologies for Advanced Aircraft. Air Force Research Laboratory, Federal, $7,400,000.00.
  • Ervin, J. S. (2010 - 2015), Fuel Tank Heat Transfer for Jet A Freeze Point Studies. AFRL/ NAVAIR / Defense Logistics Agency, Federal, $1,800,000.00.
  • Hallinan, K. P., Yao, Z. & Brecha, R. J. (2015 - 2016), Energy Informatics Center. Internal - UD, University of Dayton, $100,000.00.
  • Hallinan, K. P. & Myszka, D. H. (2015 - 2016), Commercial Kitchen Plug-n-Play Commercial Kitchen Design Tool. Emerson Climate Technologies, Private, $16,000.00.
  • Hallinan, K. P. (2015), Commercial Building Energy and Process Assessment Program. Dayton Power and Light / Vectren, Private, $50,000.00.
  • Hallinan, K. P., Pinnell, M. F., Taylor, D. G. & Crosson, K. M. (2009 - 2015), ETHOS Sustainable Engineering Scholars. National Science Foundation, Federal, $650,000.00.
  • Kinney, A. (2015), The influence of optimality criteria on optimization predictions of muscle and knee contact forces during walking. University of Dayton Research Council, University of Dayton, $6,500.00.
  • Kinney, A. (2015), KEEN support for new course development for Introduction to Biomechanics. University of Dayton Visioneering Center, University of Dayton, $13,000.00.
  • Murray, A. P. & Myszka, D. H. (2012 - 2015), Variable Geometry Dies for Polymer Extrusion. National Science Foundation, Federal, $313,830.00.
  • Pinnell, M. F.Blust, R. P.Balster, E.Bigelow, K. E.Crosson, K. M.Schneider, S. J. & Kinnucan-Welsch, K. A. (2010 - Present), EEC-1009607 - Engineering Innovation and Design for STEM Teachers. NSF, Federal, $499,101.00.
  • Rumpfkeil, M. (2015 - 2016), STTR Phase II “Physics based selection of SLM process parameters to mitigate defects and to control deposit microstructure.”. NASA, Federal, $81,184.00.
  • Rumpfkeil, M. (2015 - 2016), Hypersonic TSP measurements and CFD modeling. Hypersonics branch at WPAFB, Federal, $52,593.00.
  • Rumpfkeil, M. (2015 - 2016), Aerospace Propulsion Outreach Program (APOP) 2016. AFRL/RZ, Federal, $14,875.00.
  • Rumpfkeil, M. (2015), AFRL subject matter expert. AFOSR, Federal, $16,243.00.
  • Rumpfkeil, M. (2015), Summer Faculty Fellowship Program 2015. AFOSR, Federal, $18,000.00.
  • Rumpfkeil, M. (2014 - 2015), Aerospace Propulsion Outreach Program (APOP) 2015. AFRL/RZ, Federal, $10,000.00.
  • Rumpfkeil, M. (2015), KEEN Fellowship for improvement of undergraduate courses. KEEN Network, Private, $11,700.00.
School of Engineering Faculty Activities
Pictured: Dr. Aaron Altman research image of Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) in University of Dayton Low Speed Wind Tunnel used to study the wingtip vortex behavior to reduce the drag due to lift.
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