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.

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