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Student Research Projects

 
  • Boughman, M., “NACA 0012 Airfoil Utilizing the Magnus Effect: Decreasing Airfoil Stall Conditions via Wind Tunnel Experimentation,” Undergraduate Research Symposium, Kent State University, April 2019.  Winner, Ohio Space Grant Consortium STEM Award.

  • Bihn, S., Fertig, A., “Improving Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Feasibility: Predicting Turbine Airfoil Performance Via Wind Tunnel Experimentation,” Undergraduate Research Symposium, Kent State University, April 2019.  Winner, Ohio Space Grant Consortium STEM Award.

  • Wilson, R., “Subsonic Wind Tunnel Development,” Ohio Space Grant Student Research Symposium, Ohio Aerospace Institute, April 2019.

  • Edmonds, K., “Unmanned VTOL Propulsion – Scalability of Quadcopter Rotor-Motor Configurations Outside the Small UAS Regime,” Post-undergraduate Researcher, Kent State University, February 2018 – May 2019.

  • Davis, T., “Development and Characterization of a UAS Propulsion Test Bench,” Graduate Research Symposium, Kent State University, April 2018.

  • Bissler, R. “Turbofan Engine Performance Assessment under Imitated Failure and Non-Traditional Flight Conditions Using Virtual Simulator,” Undergraduate Research Symposium, Kent State University, April 2018.

  • Wilson, R., “Subsonic Wind Tunnel Development,” Poster Session, Ohio Space Grant Student Research Symposium, Ohio Aerospace Institute, March 2018.

  • Bunner, D., “Airfoil 360: Wind Tunnel Experimentation at Low Reynolds Numbers for Vertical Wind Turbine Applications,” Undergraduate Research Symposium, Kent State University, March 2017.  First Place, NASA/Ohio Space Grant Poster Award, Second Place – Physics, Chemistry, & Liquid Crystal category.

  • Aruchamy, K., “Analysis of Geodome Vertical Axis Wind Turbine,” Graduate Research Symposium, Kent State University, April 2015.

  • Katona, B., “Development of a Small Autonomous Airship using Commercial Off-the-Shelf Components,” Undergraduate Research Symposium, Kent State University, March 2015.