The talk will begin with a summary of the speaker's career from undergraduate days at the University of Illinois to graduate study at MIT and onto a time at Boeing, with the Army Rotorcraft Research Laboratory at NASA Ames, as a faculty member at Princeton, sabbaticals at Stanford and NASA Langley and then to the present day as a faculty member and sometime Dean and Department Chair at Duke.
Aeroelasticity research and technology - from rotorcraft Aeroelasticity to Hypersonic technology by Prof Earl Dowell
The latter half of the talk with be a presentation on research on the aeroelasticity of hypersonic flight vehicles. This is joint work with recent PhD students, Maxim Freydin and Kevin McHugh, and with colleagues doing experiments at the Air Force Research Laboratory, University of Maryland/NASA Langley,
North Carolina State University and the University of New South Wales (Australia).