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  • 1.  AU AE in Huntsville - Friday, March 1

    Posted 26 Feb, 2019 12:54

    Auburn AE Day in Huntsville is this Friday and structured as a come and go event, so please stop by even if only for an hour.

    Here are the Top 10 reasons to spend at least one hour with Auburn Aerospace:

    1. Invited keynote by Debi Tomek entitled "Breakthroughs for a New Century: An Overview of Langley, Hypersonics and On-Orbit Servicing, Assembly and Manufacturing"
    2. Meet the new faculty of AU Aerospace Engineering – 9 new faculty hires over the last several years with more to come
    3. Brief 20 minute highlight presentations of cutting edge research in the department
    4. Learn about the department's most recent research grant received by Dr. Imon Chakraborty and Dr. Roy Hartfield http://eng.auburn.edu/news/2019/02/nasa-grant-aircraft-control.html
    5. Network with old friends and colleagues
    6. Ask Dr. Toshi Hirabayashi about asteroid '11471 Toshihirabayashi' and his role in the Hayabusa2 asteroid sample return mission
    7. Help your company recruit students by meeting representatives from Auburn's engineering corporate development office
    8. Say hello to all of the friends you met the night before at Yellowhammer Brewing (Thursday, 5:00 – 7:00 PM, 2600 Clinton Ave W)
    9. Keep up with the most recent developments in our rapidly growing department
    10. Free food!!!

    RSVP:  RSVP is not required, but will help us estimate number of attendees

    RSVP at https://auburn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2sJzyaSwK7pv0vb

     

    TIME:  8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    LOCATION:  Dynetics – Solutions Complex – 1004 Explorer Blvd, Huntsville, AL 35806

     

    SCHEDULE SUMMARY:

    8:00 – 8:30 AM

    Breakfast & Networking

    8:30 – 9:15 AM

    Overview of Department of Aerospace Engineering

    College of Engineering Updates

    9:15 – 10:00 AM

    Invited Keynote: Deborah M. Tomek

    Deputy Director, Space Technology and Exploration Directorate, NASA LaRC

    10:00 – 10:40 AM

    Space Sciences and Engineering

    10:30 – 11:00 AM

    Networking Break

    11:00 AM – noon

    Aerospace Structures & Materials

    Noon – 1:00 PM

    Lunch & Networking Break

    Engineering Career Development and Corporate Relations

    Working With the AU Huntsville Research Center

    1:00 – 2:20 PM

    Experimental Fluid Dynamics & Propulsion

    2:20 – 2:40 PM

    Networking Break

    2:40 – 3:40 PM

    Aerospace Systems, Modeling and Design



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    Brian Thurow
    Department Chair
    Auburn University
    Auburn AL
    (334)844-6827
    thurow@auburn.edu
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  • 2.  RE: AU AE in Huntsville - Friday, March 1

    Posted 26 Feb, 2019 12:56

    SCHEDULE:

    8:00 – 8:30 AM

    Breakfast & Networking

    8:30 – 9:15 AM

    Overview of College of Engineering

    Overview of Department of Aerospace Engineering

    9:15 – 10:00 AM

    Invited Keynote

    Breakthroughs for a New Century: An Overview of Langley, Hypersonics and On-Orbit Servicing, Assembly and Manufacturing Deborah M. Tomek, Deputy Director, Space Technology and Exploration Directorate, NASA LaRC

    10:00 – 10:40 AM

    Space Sciences and Engineering

    ·         Hayabusa2: new science and engineering open the door to the next frontier,  Dr. Toshi Hirabayashi

    ·         Spacecraft Dynamics and Control in Chaotic Systems, Dr. Davide Guzzetti

    10:40 – 11:00 AM

    Networking Break

    11:00 AM – noon

    Aerospace Structures & Materials

    ·         Design of Intelligent Structural Composites, Dr. Asha-Dee Celestine

    ·         Multifunctional Shape-Memory Polymers for Self-folding Origami, Dr. Russell Mailen

    ·         High Strain-Rate Mechanics of Materials, Dr. Vinamra Agrawal

    Noon – 1:00 PM

    Lunch & Networking Break

    Engineering Career Development and Corporate Relations, Apryl Mullins

    Working With the AU Huntsville Research Center, Rodney Robertson

    1:00 – 2:20 PM

    Experimental Fluid Dynamics & Propulsion

    ·         Combustion Instability and Acoustics Research in Rocket and Gas Turbine Engines, Dr. David Scarborough

    ·         3D Plume Diagnostics and Single-Camera Multispectral Pyrometry, Dr. Brian Thurow

    ·         Unsteady Aerodynamics Challenges for Vertical Flight, Dr. Vrishank Raghav

    ·         Vortex Dynamics, Dr. Anwar Ahmed

    2:20 – 2:40 PM

    Networking Break

    2:40 – 3:40 PM

    Aerospace Systems, Modeling and Design

    ·         CFD for High Performance Supercomputing, Dr. Stephen Nichols

    ·         Vehicle Systems, Dynamics, and Design – a Focus on Novel/Unconventional Configurations, Dr. Imon Chakraborty

    ·         Analysis for Aerospace System Design, Dr. Roy Hartfield

    3:40

    Adjourn



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    Brian Thurow
    Department Chair
    Auburn University
    Auburn AL
    (334)844-6827
    thurow@auburn.edu
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