
Alumni of Prof. Lyle Long's Lab
(Jump to:
PhD's,
MS's,
BS's, or
Postdoc's )
 Greg Sinsley,
Distributed Data Fusion Across Multiple Hard and Soft Sources
, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering,
Dec., 2012. (now at Applied Technology and Naval
Research Lab)
 Scott Hanford,
Development of a System to use the SOAR Cognitive
Architecture For Cognitive Robotics, Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering,
Dec., 2011.
(now at Penn State's Applied Research Lab)
 Matt Hill,
A Computational Investigation of Gear Windage
, Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering,
Dec., 2010. [coadvised with Dr. Rob Kunz]
(now at
Bell Helicopter)
 Ankur Gupta,
Efficient and Scalable Biologically Plausible
Spiking Neural Networks with Learning Applied to Vision,
Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, Dec. 2010.
(now at
SAS )
 Amanda D. Hanford,
Numerical Simulations of Acoustic Problems
using the Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Method
, Ph.D., Acoustics, Aug., 2009
(now at Penn State's Applied Research Lab (ARL))
 Patrick O'Connor
(Chemistry, CoAdvisor: J. B. Anderson) ,
Direct Numerical Investigation of Detonation
Waves using a Monte Carlo Method,
Aug., 2009
(now with:)
 Nilay SezerUzol (Aerospace),
Unsteady Flow Simulations around Complex Geometries
using Stationary or Rotating Unstructured Grids,
Dec. 2006 (now Asst. Prof. at
Univ. of Econ. & Technology, Ankara, Turkey )
 Dr. Emre Alpman
,
"
Reynolds Stress Modeling of Separated Turbulent Flows over Helicopters,"
2006, Aerospace Engineering,
(now Asst. Prof. at
Marmara University)
 Dr. Anupam Sharma
,
"
Numerical Simulations of BlastImpact Problems
Using the Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Method,"
2004, Aerospace Engineering,
(now at
Iowa State Univ.)
 Dr. Anirudh Modi ,
"
RealTime Visualization of Aerospace Simulations
using Comptutational Steering and Beowulf Clusters," 2002,
Computer Science and Engineering,
(
POSSE software )
(now at
Intel Corp. )
 Dr. Frederick Souliez,
"
Parallel Methods for Computing Unsteady Separated Flows
," 2002, Aerospace Engineering,
(now at
BMW, Munich, Germany)
 Dr. Robert Hansen, (LTC, US Army),
"
PARALLEL METHODS FOR COMPUTING UNSTEADY
SEPARATED FLOWS AROUND COMPLEX GEOMETRIES," 2001,
Mechanical Engineering,
(now at U.S. Army)
 Dr. Obika Nwobi,
"
Molecular Dynamics Studies of Transport Properties
and Equation of State of Supercritical Fluids,"
1998, Aerospace Engineering, (now at MicroStrategy)
 Dr. Teresa Kaltz,
"Simulation of transcritical oxygen droplet vaporization
using molecular dynamics," 1998, Aerospace Engineering,
(coadvised with Dr. M. Micci, now at
HewlettPackard)
 Dr. Dale A. Hudson,
"
NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF A CONFINED SUPERSONIC
SHEAR LAYER
," 1996, Aerospace Engineering,
(now at
NASA Marshall)
 Dr. Jeffrey Little,
"
SIMULATION OF DROPLET EVAPORATION
IN SUPERCRITICAL ENVIRONMENTS
USING PARALLEL MOLECULAR DYNAMICS
," 1996, Aerospace Engineering, (Lt. Col. USAF, retired) ,
(now at
Univ. Alabama, Huntsville )
 Dr. Thomas S. Chyczewski,
"
A Time Dependent Three_Dimensional Numerical Study of Supersonic Rectangular Jet Flow and Noise Using the Full Navier Stokes Equations
," 1996, Aerospace Engineering,
(now at
Northrop Grumman)
 Dr. Vineet Ahuja,
"
A Finite Volume Time Domain
Method for Maxwell.s Equations on Parallel Computers," 1995,
Aerospace Engineering,
(now at
Craft Tech)
 Dr. Yusuf Ozyoruk,
"
Sound Radiation from Ducted Fans Using Computational
Aeroacoustics on Parallel Computers
," 1995, Aerospace Engineering,
(now Prof. at
Middle East Technical University )
 Dr. Zvi Weinberg,
"A massively parallel solution of the threedimensional
NavierStokes equations on unstructured adaptive grids,"
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, 1994
(now at Rafael)
 Vidullan Surendran (Aerospace),
A DYNAMIC ACTION SELECTION MECHANISM FOR AN AUTONOMOUS AGENT WITH A MODEL FOR ITS EMOTIONAL STATE, Dec., 2015
 Anuradha Mangalgiri (Aerospace),
Hybrid Vision System for Robotic
Indoor Navigation, 2013
 Shea PetersonBurch, (Aerospace),
"A REUSABLE SPACECRAFT COMMAND AND TELEMETRY
STORAGE FRAMEWORK,"
May, 2009.
 James Ross, (Aerospace),
"COMPUTER VISION AND TARGET LOCALIZATION
ALGORITHMS FOR AUTONOMOUS UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES,"
May, 2008.
(Abstract)
 Oranuj Janrathitikarn (Aerospace),
The Use of a Cognitive Architecture
to Control a SixLegged Robot,
Aug., 2007.
 Peter Vaiana (Aerospace),
Detailed Analysis of Formation Flight
Control Reference Frames, M.S., May, 2007
 Matt Hill, (Aerospace),
Coupled FluidStructure Simulations of Helicopter Rotors,
M.S., Aug. 2006
 Karl Klingebiel (Aerospace),
Computational Aerodynamics of Flapping Wings
using an Indicial Response Method, M.S., Aug. 2006
 Ankur Gupta (M.E.),
Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulations of
Wind Turbines, M.S., 2006
 Tony DeLullo, (Aerospace),
Intelligent Autonomous Unmanned Air Vehicles,
M.Eng., 2006
 Scott Hanford (Aerospace),
A Small SemiAutonomous RotaryWing
Unmanned Air Vehicle , M.S., May, 2005
 Patrick O'Connor
(Aerospace) ,
Reacting Flows using DSMC (MS Thesis),
M.S., May, 2005
 Shailesh Jindal (Aerospace),
Turbulent Flow Simulations on Unstructured
Grids and Computational Steering
, (MS 2004) (now at GM Research)
 Amanda Danforth Hanford (Acoustics),
Nonlinear Acoustics with DSMC (M.S. 2004)
(see Jnl. Acoust. Soc. America, Oct., 2004)
 Tracy Fritz (Aerospace),
Flapping Wing Aerodynamics,
(M.S. 2004) (see Journal of Aircraft, Dec., 2004)
 Rajdeep Pradhan (Acoustics), Telepresence robotics with
stereo sound and video (M.Eng., 2003)
 Matt Moffatt, DSMC for Low Speed Flow,
( M.Eng., 2003 ), (now at Analytical Graphics Inc.)
 Chris Szymendera,
Vortex Lattice Methods for Helicopter Rotors
( M.S. Thesis, 2002 )
(now at US Navy PAX River)
 Kelly Corfeld, Rotor Simulations using Parallel CFD
( M.S. Thesis, 2002 )
(now at LockheedMartin)
 Darryl Genovesi, Detonation Simulations using
Java
( M.S. Thesis, 2002 )
(now at LockheedMartin)
 Anupam Sharma ,
(M.S. 2001)
 Nilay Sezer,
Wing Tip Vortex Simulations using Hybrid Methods (M.S. 2001)
( M.S. Thesis )
 Andy Kantor,
Molecular Dynamics of Chemical Reactions (advised by Prof. M. Micci)
(now at NASA Houston)
 Dimitri Stoliaroff, Engine Inlet Noise Radiation
Using NLDE (M.S., 2000)
(now in France)
 Li Chuang,
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Transport Properties
and EOS ( M.S., 2000)
 Anirudh Modi,
UNSTEADY SEPARATED FLOWSIMULATIONS
USING A CLUSTER OF WORKSTATIONS,
M.S. Thesis, 1999.
 Nicholas Savary,
A HIGHERORDER ACCURATE FINITE VOLUME METHOD USING
UNSTRUCTURED GRIDS FOR UNSTEADY FLUID DYNAMICS,
M.S. Thesis, 1999
(now in France)
 Steve Schweitzer, Major, US Army,
COMPUTATIONAL SIMULATION OF FLOW AROUND HELICOPTER
FUSELAGES, M.S. Thesis, 1999.
(now at United States Military Academy, West Point, NY)
 Chris Hall,
( M.S. Thesis , 1998 )
(now at Pratt and Whitney Co.)
 Cris Bosetti,
Experimental Studies of Delta Wings (M.S., 1995)
 Chad Ohlandt (Prof. M. Micci, Advisor),
Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Argon Droplet Evaporation with
Three Body Force Potentials,
M.S., 1996.
 Donna Zelesnik, DSMC Simulations of Low Re Nozzles (M.S., 1992)
 Kim Penrose, Unconditionally Stable Explicit Schemes
(M.S., 1994)
 Peter Pagano, Hypersonic Aerodynamics (M.S., 1993)
 Robert Hansen, Impedance Boundary Conditions for Acoustics
(M.S., 1992)
 Brian Wong, DSMC on Parallel Computers (M.S., 1992)
 Steve Kern, Vortex Flow Control (M.S. 1992)
 Yusuf Ozyoruk, Unsteady Flow over Thin Airfoils (M.S., 1992)
 Matt Martin (CSE)
 Peter Vaiana (Aero)
 Curtis Henkel (CSE)
 David Obadia (CSE)
 Zach Vanderveen (CSE)
 Matt Kamon (ESci) (Ph.D. at MIT)
 Derek Bridges (Aero)
 Greg Painley (Aero)
 Jonathon Duffy (CSE)
 Stephen McCracken (Aero)
 Jared Martin (Aero)
 Dr. Emre Alpman
 Dr. Thomas Scheidegger
 Dr. Jingmei Liu
 Dr. Ashok Bangalore


