13th Dayton Engineering
Sciences Symposium

Program-at-a-glance

Room Endeavour 156A Endeavour 156B Endeavour 156C Discovery 163A Discovery 163B Atlantis 157A Atlantis 157B Emerald 010 Rathskeller 008
Time SESSION 1

Design & Optimization I

Chair: Prof. Richard Cobb
SESSION 2

Combustion & Diagnostics I

Chair: Dr. Paul Hsu
SESSION 3

Biomedical I

Chair: Prof. Allison Kinney
SESSION 4

Fluid Dynamics & CFD I

Chair: Prof. Prashant Khare
SESSION 5

Materials

Chair: Prof. Joseph Slater
SESSION 6

Manufacturing I

Chair: Prof. Emily Fehrman Cory
SESSION 7

Undergraduate Research

Chair: Prof. Darren Holland
SESSION 8

STEM Educator Workshop I

Chair: Emma Cipriani
SESSION 9

STEM Educator Workshop II

Chair: Brett Doudican
8:20 AM DESS2017-053
Metamodeling for Effectiveness Based Design of an Aircraft with Uncertainty

Daniel Clark - WSU
Harok Bae - WSU
Darcy Allison, Edward Alyanak, and Edwin Forster - AFRL
DESS2017-034
Preferential Vaporization's Effect on Lean Blow Off

David Bell - UD
Joshua Heyne - UD
DESS2017-096
Neuroprosthetic Hands - A Focus on Feedback

Evan Helton - WSU
      DESS2017-012
Computational Aeroelasticity Study of Prototype Aircraft

Tyler Adgalanis - AFRL
Dr. Charles Tyler - AFRL
Intermediate Education, Module I - SHH! No talking in the Library! An Introduction to Material Properties and the Scientific Method
High School Education, Module I - Including Student Mindset and Skillset Development into Engineering Lessons
8:40 AM DESS2017-028
Multi-UAV Control and Supervision with ROS

Anthony Lamping - UC
Nicklas Stockton - UC
Bryan Brown - UC
Dr. Kelly Cohen - UC
Dr. Manish Kumar - UC
DESS2017-026
Modeling and Characterizing Wood Stove Efficiencies in Natural Draft and Induced Turbulent Environments

Sari Mira - UD
Joshua Heyne, PhD. - UD
DESS2017-104
Quantified Self: Variation of Spirometer Readings in Relation to Varied Activity Levels, Asthma Medication, and Age

Neeti Prasad - DRSS
DESS2017-051
Physics of Impinging Liquid Jets: Primary and Secondary Atomization

Prashant Khare - UC
DESS2017-005
Two-dimensional nanoparticle array and cluster formation by supercritical fluid deposition

Joanna Wang - AFRL
Gail Brown - AFRL
Scott Apt - AFRL
Chien Wai - UI
  DESS2017-013
Variable Pitch Quadcopter Flight Control

Austin Wessels - UC
Dr. Kelly Cohen - UC
Dr. Manish Kumar - UC
9:00 AM DESS2017-083
Bio-Inspired Optimization of the Traveling Salesman Problem

Jutshi Agarwal - UC
John McClellan - RCHS
Ryan Wright - RHS
Jeffrey Kastner - UC
Kelly Cohen - UC
DESS2017-027
LBO, Ignition, and Spray Feature Importances from Year 3 of the National Jet Fuels Combustion Program

Erin Peiffer - UD
Joshua Heyne - UD
DESS2017-100
Controlling lower limb socket temperature

Juan Maldonado - WSU
Adviser- Dr. Goswami - WSU
DESS2017-055
Experimental Investigation of Endwall Flow Control for Front Loaded Turbine Blades

Nathan Fletcher - WSU
Mitch Wolff - WSU
Christopher R. Marks - AFRL
Ryan Petrie - AFRL
Rolf Sondergaard - AFRL
DESS2017-049
Silica Nanosprings Used to Enhance Mechanical Properties of Carbon Composites

Tomasz Niedzwiecki - MU
Dr. Luigi Corti Calderon - MU
DESS2017-036
Investigating the Biocompatibility of the Ti-6Al-4V Surface Machined by Electrical Discharge Machining

Md. Rashef Mahbub - MU
Roan Kirwin, Paul F. James, Muhammad P. Jahan - MU
DESS2017-023
Implementation of Open Source Autopilot for Fixed Wing Aircraft on Custom Ground Station

Nicholas Degroote - UC
Anthony Lamping - UC
Dr. Kelly Cohen - UC
Dr. Manish Kumar - UC
9:20 AM DESS2017-079
A Cellworks Method for Structural Shape and Topology Optimization

Hao Li - WSU
Dr. Ramana V. Grandhi - WSU
DESS2017-067
A new experimental test bed for cavity-stabilized reacting flows

Kyle B. Brady - NRC
Brent A. Rankin - AFRL
Andrew W. Caswell - AFRL
DESS2017-095
Combining Pressure-Sensing Materials With Adjustability to Optimize Prosthetic Socket Fit

John Inkrott - WSU
DESS2017-076
Non-Axisymmetric Endwall Contouring for the L2F

Jacob Dickel - AFRL
Christopher R. Marks - AFRL
John Clark - AFRL
Rolf Sondergaard - AFRL
Mitch Wolff - WSU
  DESS2017-037
Mechanical and Microstructural Characterization of Laminated Steel Structures made via Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing

Tianyang Han - OSU
Dr. Leon Headings - OSU
Dr. Aslan Miriyev - COU
Prof. Marcelo Dapino - OSU
DESS2017-025
Controller Development for a Non-Stationary UAV Landing Platform

Nicholas Little - UC
Nicklas Stockton - UC
Dr. Manish Kumar - UC
Dr. Kelly Cohen - UC
9:40 AM DESS2017-081
Space-based Maneuver Detection using Multiple Model Adaptive Estimation

Justin Katzovitz - AFIT
Dr. Joshuah Hess - AFIT
DESS2017-066
Experimental Study of Centrifugally-Loaded Backward-Facing Step Burner Dynamics

Tim Erdmann - ISSI
Andrew W. Caswell, Brent A Rankin - AFRL
Ephraim Gutmark - UC
DESS2017-093
Passive Above Knee Prosthetic Kinematics Improvement

Michael Collier - WSU
DESS2017-045
Suppression of Vortex-Induced Vibration of an Elliptical Cross Section Using Convective Heat Transfer

Jeffrey Desroches - AFIT
Dr. Anthony Palazotto - AFIT
Dr. Hui Wan - AFRL
DESS2017-009
Mousai: An Open Source Harmonic Balance Solver for Nonlinear Systems

Joseph Slater - WSU
DESS2017-024
Autonomous Controls in Industrial Energy Efficiency

Louis De Gruy - UD
Danny Ulbricht - UD
Zachary Siefker - UD
DESS2017-103
A New Finite Difference Scheme to Study Reaction-Diffusion Models

William Shovelton - UD
10:00 AM Break

Room Endeavour 156A Endeavour 156B Endeavour 156C Discovery 163A Discovery 163B Atlantis 157A Atlantis 157B Emerald 010 Rathskeller 008
Time SESSION 10

Design & Optimization II

Chair: Prof. Ha-rok Bae
SESSION 11

Combustion & Diagnostics II

Chair: Dr. Naibo Jiang
SESSION 12

Biomedical II

Chair: Prof. Kimberly Bigelow
SESSION 13

Fluid Dynamics & CFD II

Chair: Prof. Mitch Wolff
SESSION 14

Structures & Solid Mechanics I

Chair: Prof. Anthony Palazotto
SESSION 15

Manufacturing II

Chair: Prof. Muhammad Jahan
SESSION 16

Undergraduate Competition

Chair: Prof. Darren Holland
SESSION 17

STEM Educator Workshop III

Chair: Linda Hallinan
SESSION 18

STEM Educator Workshop IV

Chair: Lauren Henry & Caroline Boeckman
10:20 AM DESS2017-015
Satellite articulation characterization from an image trajectory matrix using optimization

David Curtis - AFIT
Richard Cobb - AFIT

DESS2017-039
Digital Holographic Microscopy based on Reflective Point Diffraction

Hongjie Zhao - WSU
Zifeng Yang - WSU

DESS2017-091
Smart Materials for Prosthetic Sockets

Wendy Fisher - WSU
Dr. Tarun Goswami - WSU

DESS2017-044
Characterization of a Toroidal Jet Stirred Reactor Using Hot-Wire Anemometry

Robert Stachler - UD
Joshua Heyne - UD
Scott Stouffer - UDRI
Joseph Miller, Joseph Lefkowitz, Timothy Ombrello - AFRL

DESS2017-046
In Depth Structural Analysis of the Hexakis Lighter Than Air Vehicle

Anthony Castello - AFIT
Dr. Anthony Palazotto - AFIT

DESS2017-047
Integration of aluminum and non-metals using ultrasonic additive manufacturing for structural reinforcement, joining, and electro-thermal tailoring

Leon Headings - OSU
M. Bryant Gingerich - OSU
Hongqi Guo - OSU
Yongsen Rong - OSU
Marcelo Dapino - OSU

DESS2017-006
The Effect of Inlet Pulsations on Primary Atomization of Liquid Jets

Kyle Windland - UC
Himakar Ganti - UC
Prashant Khare - UC

Intermediate Education, Module II - Carbon Stabilization, Renewable Energy Technologies, and Design
High School Education, Module II - The Perfect Bottle Flip: A lesson in force, mass, and analysis
10:40 AM DESS2017-021
Design Optimizattion of a Heavy Lift SUAS

Justin Ouwerkerk - UC
Dr. Kelly Cohen - UC
Dr. Manish Kumar - UC
Bryan Brown - UC

DESS2017-042
High-speed 2D Raman imaging

Naibo Jiang - SE
Paul Hsu, Jason Mance, Sukesh Roy - SE
Yue Wu, Mark Gragston, Zhili Zhang - SE
Joseph Miller, James R. Gord - AFRL

DESS2017-094
Energy Efficiency Of Hand Prosthetics

Stephen Whatley - WSU

DESS2017-002
Unsteady Endwall Flow Measurements in a Front Loaded Low Pressure Turbine Passage

Emma Veley - AFRL
Chistopher Marks - AFRL
Rolf Sondergaard - AFRL
Mitch Wolff - WSU

DESS2017-056
Potential of Lighter than Air Vehicles under a Vacuum

Ruben Adorno - AFIT
Anthony N. Palazotto, PhD, PE - AFIT

DESS2017-040
Investigating the Effect of Wire Feed Rate and Wire Tension on the Corner and Profile Accuracies During Wire-EDM of Ti-6Al- 4V

Roan Kirwin - MU
Md. Rashef Mahbub, and Muhammad P. Jahan - MU

DESS2017-010
High-Fidelity Modeling and Simulations of Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Liquid Jets in Crossflow

Austin Johnston - UC
Prashant Khare - UC

11:00 AM DESS2017-031
Autonomous Vehicle Task Selection Under Operational Constraints

Christopher Olsen - AFIT
Dr. Donald L. Kunz - AFIT

DESS2017-043
Fiber-coupled, UV–SWIR hyperspectral imaging sensor for combustion diagnostics

Paul Hsu - SE
Naibo Jiang, Daniel Lauriola, Sukesh Roy - SE
Joseph Miller, James Gord - AFRL

DESS2017-097
Design and Optimization of Lower Limb Prosthesis

Anmar Salih - WSU
Dr. Tarun Goswami - WSU

DESS2017-008
The investigation of flexible trailing edge fringes on the wake of an airfoil S833

Hongtao Yu - WSU
Zhengkai He - WSU
Zifeng Yang - WSU

DESS2017-065
Investigation of Multi-material Projectile Impact

Aadit Patel - AFIT
Dr. Anthony Palazotto - AFIT

DESS2017-038
Investigating Tool Wear Mechanisms in Machining of Ti-6Al-4V Using Coolant, Dry and Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL) Conditions

Ashutosh Khatri - MU
Muhammad Jahan - MU

DESS2017-035
3D Printed Metal Parts with Embedded Sensors and Electronics via Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing

Emilie Baker - OSU
Professor Marcelo Dapino and Dr. Leon Headings - OSU

11:20 AM DESS2017-073
Fuel Optimal, Finite Thrust Guidance Methods to Circumnavigate with Lighting Constraints

Eric Prince - AFIT
Richard Cobb - AFIT

DESS2017-032
Three-dimensional temperature measurements in a turbulent flame

Benjamin Halls - AFRL
Paul S. Hsu, Naibo Jiang, Ethan S. Legge, Sukesh Roy - SE
Terrence R. Meyer - PU
James R. Gord - AFRL

DESS2017-099
Sensing Materials for Prosthetic Sockets

Rachel Hatridge - WSU

DESS2017-019
Lift and Drag Coefficient Studies for the NACA 0012 and the NREL S829 Airfoils

Barathkumar Mohanarangan - WSU
Dr. James Menart - WSU

DESS2017-001
Induction Coil Design for Full View and Accurate Optical Measurement of Temperature and Strain

Michelle Wong - WHS
Kayla Johnson - SSA
Casey Holycross - AFRL
Onome Scott-emuakpor - AFRL
Tommy George - AFRL

DESS2017-041
Investigating Micro Scale Machinability of Polycarbonate Glass

Craig Hanson - MU
Muhammad P. Jahan - MU

DESS2017-070
Scaling-Up the Production of Biodiesel from a Lab Bench Environment to a Continuous-Flow Reactor

Lily Behnke - OHS

11:40 AM DESS2017-074
Design Optimization of Transient Systems

Alexander Henz - WSU
Rory Roberts - WSU
Mitch Wolff - WSU

DESS2017-061
Femtosecond vs Nanosecond Laser-Induced-Breakdown Stability Analysis

Anil Patnaik - SE
Paul Hsu, Sukesh Roy - SE
James R. Gord - AFRL
Adam Stolt, Jordi Estevadeordal - NDSU

DESS2017-098
Design Optimization of an Additve Manufactured Prosthetic Foot

Paul Ley - WSU
Dr. Tarun Goswami - WSU

DESS2017-068
Effects of Fan Blade Blending on Unsteady Aerodynamics

Clint Knapke - WSU
Dr. Mitch Wolff - WSU
Dr. David Johnston - AFRL

DESS2017-029
A finite-strain electro-magneto-elastic framework for modeling soft multiferroic materials

Hafez Tari - UD
Robert L. Lowe - UD

DESS2017-003
Impact welding of dissimilar material combinations and of additively manufactured materials

Bert Liu - AFIT
Anthony Palazotto - AFIT
Anupam Vivek - OSU
Glenn S. Daehn - OSU

DESS2017-072
Reducing Passive Muscle Force: A Process for Patient-Specific Muscle Model Parameter Calibration in RTSA Patients

Kayla Pariser - UD
David R. Walker - RI
Allison L. Kinney - UD



12:00 PM

12:30 PM
160 - Apollo Room

Lunch and Networking (Visit Buffet and be Seated)

Welcome & Opening Remarks: Josh Heyne, 13th DESS Co-chair

Keynote Address: "Autonomous Vehicles"
Dr. Stephen Zoepf,
Executive Director of the Center for Automotive Research(CARS) at Stanford
1:40 PM Break

Room Endeavour 156A Endeavour 156B Endeavour 156C Discovery 163A Discovery 163B Atlantis 157A Atlantis 157B Emerald 010 Rathskeller 008
Time SESSION 19

Design & Optimization III

Chair: Prof. Megan Reissman
SESSION 20

Thermal & Fluid Systems

Chair: Prof. Rory Roberts
SESSION 21

Assistive Technology

Chair: Prof. Tim Reissman
SESSION 22

Fluid Dynamics & CFD III

Chair: Dr. Samir Naboulsi
SESSION 23

Structures & Solid Mechanics II

Chair: Prof. Matthew Bond
SESSION 24

Renewable & Clean Energy

Chair: Prof. James Menart
SESSION 25

Engineering Education I

Chair: Linda Hallinan


2:00 PM DESS2017-077
Model-Based Systems Engineering and Aerospace Conceptual Design

Brendan Rooney - AFRL
DESS2017-062
High-Temperature Fuel Cells in Hypersonic Applications

Jack Chalker - WSU
Rory Roberts - WSU
Mitch Wolff - WSU
Scott Thomas - WSU
Praveen Cheekatamarla - AE
DESS2017-014
Development and Evaluation of a SmartWalker Posture Monitor

Jack Schultz - UD
DESS2017-090
Investigation of Near Wake Turbulent Fluctuations and its Relation to Wing Performance

Steven Goodman - UD
Sidaard Gunasekaran - UD
DESS2017-018
Laser Shock Peening for Aircraft Life Extension

Colin Engebretsen - AFIT
Dr. Anthony Palazotto - AFIT
Dr. Kristina Langer - AFRL
Capt. David Eisensmith - AFRL
DESS2017-082
Computer Program for Optimum Design and Analysis of Wind Turbine Rotors

Valentina Jami - WSU
Dr. James Menart - WSU
DESS2017-050
Using Model Solar Boats to Provide a Continuous Renewable Energy Education from Middle School to the University

Tim Dewhurst - CDU
   
2:20 PM DESS2017-059
Analysis of Cube Satellite Formations

Robert Larue - AFIT
Kirk Johnson - AFIT
DESS2017-054
A Cryogenic Palletized High Energy Pulse System

Nathan Butt - WSU
Rory Roberts - WSU
Mitch Wolff - WSU
DESS2017-102
Adult Bracing and Orthotics

Lazette Carter - WSU
DESS2017-052
Comparative Analysis: Low-Fidelity and High-Fidelity Hypersonic CFD

Jose Camberos - AFRL
Farrell Hohman - AFRL
DESS2017-016
Nonlinear Static Analysis of a Celestial Icosahedron Vacuum Lighter Than Air Vehicle

Kyle Moore - AFIT
Anthony N. Palazotto PhD PE - AFIT
DESS2017-063
A Look at the Optimum Slope of a Fixed Solar Panel for Maximum Energy Collection for a One Year Time Period for a Clear Atmosphere

Salah Alhaidari - WSU
Dr.James Menart - WSU
DESS2017-017
McCook Aviation Engineering STEM challenge

Wayne Lundberg - AFLCM
2:40 PM DESS2017-084
Parameter Study of Orbit Debris Defender Using Three Player Differential Game Theory

David Spendel - AFIT
Joshuah Hess - AFIT
DESS2017-078
Rapid Response Temperature Control of High-Heat Flux Loads

Andrew Ellicott - WSU
Dr. Mitch Wolff - WSU
Dr. Rory Roberts - WSU
DESS2017-058
Laser Biofeedback for Improving Lower Extremity Motor Control

Luke Schepers - UD
Bridget Dues - UD
Kayla Kress - UD
Dr. Megan Reissman - UD
Dr. Kimberly Bigelow - UD
DESS2017-022
Grid Independence in Large Eddy Simulations of a Premixed Bluff-Body Flame

Joshua Sykes - ISSI
Christopher A. Fugger - SE
Andrew W. Caswell, Brent A. Rankin - AFRL
DESS2017-004
Tracking a Nonlinear Melt Region Produced During High Velocity Event

Armando Deleon - AFIT
Dr. William Baker - AFIT
Dr. Anthony Palazotto - AFIT
DESS2017-088
Computational Modelling of a Williams Cross Flow Turbine

Sajjan Pokhrel - WSU
James Menart - WSU
Subramania I. Sritharan - CSU
 
3:00 PM DESS2017-060
Linear Modeling of an Electromechanical Actuator Test Rig

Jeremiah Hoffman - AFIT
Dr. Anthony Palazotto - AFIT
Dr. Nicholas Niedbalski - AFRL
DESS2017-086
Transient Thermal Management System for High-Heat Flux Loads

Stephen Shock - WSU
Dr. Rory Roberts - WSU
Dr. Mitch Wolff - WSU
DESS2017-080
Moving Towards Tuning of Ankle-Foot Orthoses (AFOs): The Influence of Carbon and Plastic AFOs for Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis

Sarah Hollis - UD
Kayla Kress - UD
Dr. Kimberly Bigelow - UD
Dr. Kurt Jackson - UD
DESS2017-057
Unsteadiness and Modal Decomposition of Scramjet Unstart Computations

Logan Riley - OSU
Jeffrey M. Donbar - AFRL
Mark A. Hagenmaier - AFRL
Datta V. Gaitonde - OSU
DESS2017-030
Economically Improving Signal Strength in Fiber Optic (EFPI) Strain Sensors

James Sebastian - UDRI
William Boles - AFRL
Bryan Eubanks - AFRL
James Taylor - AFRL
   
3:20 PM DESS2017-075
Optimal Path Planning for SUAS Waypoint Following in Urban Environments

Michael Zollars - AFIT
Richard G. Cobb - AFIT
David J. Grymin - AFRL
DESS2017-064
Power/Thermal Interaction within an Adaptive Turbine Engine

Andrew Desomma - WSU
Dr. Mitch Wolff, Dr. Rory Roberts - WSU
         


160 - Apollo Room

2:20 PM - 4:00 PM   Poster Session


DESS2017-007

The Effect of Inlet Pulsations on Primary Atomization of Liquid Jets

Kyle Windland - UC

Himakar Ganti - UC

Prashant Khare - UC



DESS2017-011

High-Fidelity Simulations of Water Jets in Air Crossflow

Austin Johnston - UC

Prashant Khare - UC



DESS2017-020

Biomass Cookstove Thermal Efficiency and Tending Practices

Erin Peiffer - UD

Joshua Heyne - UD

Sari Mira - UD



DESS2017-071

The STEM Gender Gap: An Evaluation of the Efficacy of Women in Engineering Camps

Malle Schilling - UD



DESS2017-085

Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposite Materials for Electronics Interface Enhancement

Brian Calderon - UDRI

Levi Elston - UDRI

Charles Ebbing - UDRI

Qiuhong Zhang - UDRI



DESS2017-087

Open-Source, Virtual, Online Materials Laboratory including Tensile, Hardness, and Impact Testing

Matthew Bond - SCC

Larraine Kapka - SCC

Steven Wendel - SCC

Karl Kapp - BU

Brian Seely - BU



DESS2017-089

Finite-Element Modeling of Deformation, Damage, and Failure in Additively Manufactured Parts

Alex Elsbrock - UD

Rocky Bowman - UD

Dr. Robert Lowe - UD

Dr. Thomas Whitney - UD



DESS2017-101

McCook Challenge (Middle School Team)

Shirley Lee - STMS

Esha Reddy, Nithya Kothnur, Ryan Cheng, Nathan Green, and Sohom Dey - STMS



Abbreviations:

AE = Antrex Energy
AFIT = Air Force Institute of Technology
AFLCM = Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
AFRL = Air Force Research Laboratory
BU = Bloomsburg University
CDU = Cedarville University
COU = Columbia University
CSU = Central State University
DRSS = Dayton Regional STEM School
ISSI = Innovative Scientific Solutions Inc.
MU = Miami University
NDSU = North Dakota State University
NRC = National Research Council
OHS = Oakwood High School
OSU = The Ohio State University
PU = Purdue University
RCHS = Reading Community High School
RHS = Ryle High School
RI = Rehoboth Innovations LLC
SCC = Sinclair Community College
SE = Spectral Energies LLC
SSA = Stivers School for the Arts
STMS = Scientific Touch Middle School Mccook Challenge
UC = University of Cincinnati
UD = University of Dayton
UDRI = University of Dayton Research Institute
UI = University of Idaho
WHS = Wayne High School
WSU = Wright State University