
 
Ph.D. Student  University  Year  Dissertation Title 
IChung Chang  NYU  1981  Unsteady transonic flow past airfoils in rigid body motion 
Brian McCartin  NYU  1982  Theory, computation and application of exponential splines 
Richard Pelz  Princeton  1983  Transonic flow calculations using triangular finite elements 
John Fay  Princeton  1985  On the design of airfoils in transonic flow using the Euler equations 
Seokkwan Yoon  Princeton  1985  Numerical solution of the Euler equations by implicit schemes with multiple grids 
Craig Streett  Princeton  1987  A spectral method for the solution of transonic potential flow about an arbitrary twodimensional airfoil 
Dimitri Mavriplis  Princeton  1987  Solution of the two dimensional Euler equations on unstructured triangular meshes 
Venkat Venkatakrishnan  Princeton  1987  Computation of unsteady transonic flows over moving airfoils 
Luigi Martinelli  Princeton  1987  Calculations of viscous flows with a multigrid method 
Mohan Jayaram  Princeton  1987  Solution of the threedimensional NavierStokes equations for transonic flow using a multigrid method 
Takeshi Sakata  Princeton  1990  Solution of the Euler equations in multibody flow fields using the overlappingmesh method 
Mark Stewart  Princeton  1990  Nonoverlapping composite meshes for multielement airfoils 
Feng Liu  Princeton  1991  Numerical calculation of turbomachinery cascade flows 
Todd Mitty  Princeton  1993  Development of a Delaunaybased adaption scheme with applications to complex threedimensional rotational flows 
James Farmer  Princeton  1993  A finite volume multigrid solution to the three dimensional nonlinear ship wave problem 
James Reuther  UC Davis  1996  Aerodynamic shape optimization using control theory 
Juan Alonso  Princeton  1997  Parallel computation of unsteady and aeroelastic flows using an implicit multigriddriven algorithm 
Andrey Belov  Princeton  1997  A new implicit multigriddriven algorithm for unsteady incompressible flow calculations on parallel computers 
Chongam Kim  Princeton  1997  Robust and accurate numerical methods for high speed unsteady flows 
Scott Sheffer  Princeton  1997  Parallel computation of supersonic reactive flows with detailed chemistry including viscous and species diffusion effects 
BiingHorng Liou  Princeton  1998  Calculation of nonlinear free surface wave with a fully implicit multigrid method 
Paul Lin  Princeton  2001  Twodimensional implicit time dependent caculations for incompressible flows on adaptive unstructured meshes 
Yee Feng Ruan  Stanford  2002  Shock capturing schemes with gaskinetic methods 
Sriram Shankaran  Stanford  2003  Numerical analysis and design of upwind sails 
Siva Nadarajah  Stanford  2003  The discrete adjoint approach to aerodynamic shape optimization 
Matthew McMullen  Stanford  2003  The application of nonlinear frequency domain methods to the Euler and NavierStokes equations 
John Hsu  Stanford  2005  An implicitexplicit flow solver for complex unsteady flows 
Kasidit Leoviriyakit  Stanford  2005  Wing planform optimization via an adjoint method 
Balaji Srinivasan  Stanford  2006  The BGK and LRS schemes for computing Euler and Navier Stokes flows 
Georg May  Stanford  2006  A kinetic scheme for the NavierStokes equations and highorder methods for hyperbolic conservation laws 
Arathi Gopinath  Stanford  2007  Efficient Fourierbased algorithms for the timeperiodic unsteady problems 
Karthik Palaniappan  Stanford  2007  Algorithms for automatic feedback control of aerodynamic flows 
Nawee Butsuntorn  Stanford  2008  Time spectral method for rotorcraft flow with vorticity confinement 
Aaron Katz  Stanford  2009  Meshless methods for computational fluid dynamics 
JenDer Lee  Stanford  2009  NLF wing design by adjoint method and automatic transition prediction 
Rui Hu  Stanford  2009  Supersonic biplane design via adjoint method 
Sachin Premasuthan  Stanford  2010  Towards an efficient and robust high order accurate flow solver for viscous compressible flow 
Sean Kamkar  Stanford  2011  Mesh adaption strategies for vortexdominated flows 
Kwan Yu Chiu  Stanford  2011  A conservative meshless framework for conservation laws with applications 
Yves Allaneau  Stanford  2012  Energy conserving numerical methods for the computation of complex 
Patrice Castonguay  Stanford  2012  Highorder energy stable flux reconstruction schemes for fluid flow simulations on unstructured grids 
Kui Ou  Stanford  2012  Highorder methods for unsteady flows on unstructured dynamic meshes 
Andre Chan  Stanford  2012  Control and suppression of laminar vortex shedding off twodimensional bluff bodies 
Yi Li  Stanford  2013  Automatic mesh adaptation using the continuous adjoint approach and the spectral difference method 
Matthew Culbreth  Stanford  2013  High fidelity optimization of flapping airfoils and wings 
David Williams  Stanford  2013  Energy stable highorder methods for simulating unsteady, viscous, compressible flows on unstructured grids 
Joshua Leffell  Stanford  2014  An overset timespectral method for relative motion 
George Anderson  Stanford  2015  Shape optimization in adaptive search spaces 
Manuel LopezMorales  Stanford  2016  Towards industryready highorder flow solvers: increasing robustness and usability 
Kartikey Asthana  Stanford  2016  Analysis and design of optimal discontinuous finite element schemes 
Abhishek Sheshadri  Stanford  2016  An analysis of stability of the flux reconstruction formulation with applications to shock capturing 
Joshua Romero  Stanford  2017  On the development of the direct flux reconstruction scheme for highorder fluid flow simulations 
Jerry Watkins  Stanford  2017  Numerical analysis and implicit time stepping for highorder, fluid flow simulations on GPU architectures 
Jacob Crabill  Stanford  2018  Towards industryready highorder overset methods on modern hardware 