U.S. Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program

2008 SFFP Awardees

2008 SFFP Awardees

Name AFRL Branch Advisor Name Research Opportunity Institution Name Number of Weeks
Gregory Aist AFRL/RH Bennett, Wink
Knowledge-Based Needs Assessment and Performance Measurement Research in Simulation-based Environments
Arizona State University
12
Alexander Alekseenko
AFRL/RZ Wysong, Ingrid
Basic Research in Multiphase Rarefied Flows and Gas-Surface Interactions
California State University Northridge
10
Marwan Al-Haik
AFR/RX Roy, A.K.
Mechanics of Nanocomposites, Novel Reinforcements, and Material Forms of Composites
University of New Mexico
8
Matthew Allen
AFRL/RB Camberos, JA
Quantification of Uncertainty in Multidisciplinary Modeling & Simulation
University of Wisconsin-Madison 8
Stanley Anderson
AFRL/RZ
Blanski, R
Hybrid Organic/ Inorganic Polymers for Rocket, Jet, and Space Applications
Westomont College 12
Annamalai Annamalai
AFRL/RI Medley, Michael J.
Robust Interface Mitigation and Spread Spectrum Signaling
Praire View A&M University 12
Samir Aouadi AFRL/RX
Voevodin, A.A. Tribological Surfaces and Interfaces
Southern Illinois University Carbondale 12
Peter Attar
AFRL/RB Gordnier, RE
Computational Aeroelasticity and Fluid/Structure Interaction
The University of Oklahoma 10
Brian Beecken
AFRL/RV Cooke, David
Plasma Spacecraft Interactions
Bethel University 10
Vladimir Benin
AFRL/RX Dudis, D.S.
Molecular and Polymeric Materials: Modeling and Synthesis
University of Dayton 8
Pablo Caceres-Valencia
AFRL/RX Maruyama, B.
Nucleation and Growth of Carbon Nanotubes
University of Puerto Rico at Mayguez 10
Marc Cahay
AFRL/RX Brown, G.J.
Optical Properties of Semiconductors
University of Cincinatti 10
Gustavo Carri
AFRL/RX Farmer, B.L.
Computational Modeling of Diffraction Studies of Polymeric Materials
The University of Akron 8
Jen-Yuan Chang
AFRL/RZ Cross, Charles
Structural Dynamics of Turbomachine Components
Washington State University- Tri-Cities 8
Jan-Ping Chen
AFRL/RZ Puterbaugh, Steve
Fluid Mechanics of Turbomachinery
The Ohio State University 12
Chi-Hao Cheng
AFRL/RY Liou, L
Device Physics of Solid-State Components
Miami Univeristy 11
Sang-Yeon Chen
AFRL/RY Buchwald, WR
Advance Concept Semiconductor Based Sensors
New Mexico State University 11
Josh Crofton
AFRL/RZ Scofield, James
Optical Controlled Power Electronics and Sensors for Harsh Environments
Murray State University 8
Jason Deibel
AFRL/RZ Gord, James
Combustion and Spray Studies and Diagnostic Development
Wright State University 12
Andrew Dick
AFRL/RW Sierakowski, R.L.
Continuum Mechanics
Rice University 9
Atilla Dogan
AFRL/RB Banda, SS
Multivariable Control Systems
University of Texas at Arlington 8
Stephen Ekwaro-Osire
AFRL/RX Larsen, J.M.
Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue of Materials
 Texas Tech University 9
Abraham Engeda
AFRL/RZ Zelina, Joseph
Studies of Novel Combustion Concepts for Propulsion Systems
Michigan State University 12
Howard Fan
AFRL/RY DeVilbss, SL
Precision Navigation Reference Sensor Techniques
University of Cincinatti 8
Lawrence Feth
AFRL/RH Brungart, Doug
Auditory Perception and Speech Communication
The Ohio State University 10
Jeffrey Friedman
AFRL/RV Viggiano, Albert
Atmospheric Ion Chemistry

8
Daniel Fuhrmann AFRL/RY
Rangaswamy, M
Phenomenology-Based Adaptive Radar Signal Processing
Washington University in St. Louis 10
John Gallagher
AFRL/RB Banda, SS
Multivariable Control Systems
Wright State University 12
James Garrison
AFRL/RV
Dainty, Anton
Seismic Research for Monitoring Nuclear Explosions
Purdue University 8
Mirela Gearba
USAFA Knize, RJ
Laser Cooling and Nonlinear Optics
University of Southern Mississippi 10
Xiaojun Geng
AFRL/RW Jeffcoat, David
Cooperative Control of Air Armament
California State University, Northridge 10
George Giakos
AFRL/RV Picard, Richard
Optical/Infrared Space-Based Surveillance Background Signatures and Structure
The University of Akron 12
Anatoliy Glushchenko
AFRL/RX
Evans, D.R.
Development and Characterization of Photorefractive Materials
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs 10
Godfrey Gumbs AFRL/RV
Huang, Danhong
Theoretical studies of optical excitation, quantum transport, and ultrafast carrier-scattering dynamics
Hunter College, City University of NY 8
Brent Houchens
AFRL/RY Bliss, DF
Bulk Chrystal Growth and Characterization
Rice University 8
Hui Hu
AFRL/RW Abate, GL
Autonomous Aerodynamic Control of Micro Munition Vehicles
Iowa State University 8
Chin-Tser Huang
AFRL/RI Han, Keesook
Intrusion Detection Models in Large-Scale Network Systems
University of South Carolina
12
Alexander Idesman AFRL/RW
Sierakowski, R.L. Continuum Mechanics Texas Tech University 10
Mark Jack
AFRL/RX
Pachter, R.
Theory and Computation for Design of Molecular-to-Bio/Nanomaterials
Florida A&M University
8
Ghanashyam, Joshi
AFRL/RZ Miller, Timothy
Modeling of Crack-Sensor Interactions in Solid Rocket Motors
Southern University and A&M College
12
Michael Kassner
AFRL/RX
Dmiduk, D.M.
Aerospace Structural and High-Temperature Materials
University of Southern Carolina
8
Savas Kaya
AFRL/RY Creech, GL
Mixed-Signal Component Technology
Ohio University
12
Galen King
AFRL/RZ Gord, James
Combustion and Spray Studies and Diagnostic Development
Purdue University
12
Hamid Krim
AFRL/RY Arnold, DG
Model-Based Object Recognition from Sensor Data
NCSU 8
Sunil Kumar
AFRL/RI Medley, Michael J.
Robust Interface Mitigation and Spread Spectrum Signaling
San Diego State University
8
Kyung Kwon
AFRL/RX Mayfield, HT
Analytical Chemisty Research
Tuskegee University
12
Reza Langari
AFRL/RH Repperger, Daniel
Intelligent Computational Methods
Texas A&M
8
Cheng-Xian Lin
AFRL/RZ Sekar, Balu
Computational Modeling for Advanced Concepts in Gas Turbine Engine Combustion
The University of Tennessee
8
Yan Liu
AFRL/RH
Warren, Rik
Information and Complex Operator Control
Wright State University
10
Xuejun Lu
AFRL/RY Dehman, AJ
Epitaxial Thin-Film Deposition and Characterization
University of Massachusetts Lowell
12
Yuebin Lu
AFRL/RX Schoeppner, G.
Durability and damage tolerance of polymer matrix composites
University of Kentucky
12
Hong Luo
AFRL/RB Visbal, MR
High-fidelity Multidisciplinary Computational Fluid Dynamics
North Carolina State University
8
Patricia Mcgee
AFRL/RH Andrews, Dee
Instructional Technology Research for Air Force Distribution Mission Training

10
Mariofanna Milanova
AFRL/RH Wilson, Glen
Cognitive Psychophysiology
UALR 8
Kannappan Palaniappan
AFRL/RI Linderman, Richard W.
Adaptive Architecture for High-Performance Computing
University of Missouri-Columbia
10
Ravi Penmetsa
AFRL/RB Tuegel, E
Risk-Quantified Structural Design
Wright State University
12
Michael Philen
AFRL/RX Baur, J.
Adaptive (Morphin) Composite Materials
Virginia Tech
10
Dong Qian
AFRL/RB Chona, R
Enabling Robust and Durable Aerospace Structures for Combined, Extreme Environments
University of Cincinnati
8
Pradeep Ramuhalli
AFRL/RX Jata, Kumar
Nondestructive Evaluation: Sensor, Technique, and Computational Tools Development
Michigan State University
10
I joga Roa
AFRL/RX Hall, RB
Constitutive modeling of time-dependent behaviors in composite materials
New Jersey Institute of Technology
8
Kaliappa Ravindran
AFRL/RI Kwait, Kevin A.
Voting to improve Security and Fault Tolerance in Distributed Information Systems
City College of CUNY
12
Francisco Rodriguez
AFRL/RX Naik, R
Biomimetics: Bio-Nano interface, Bio-based sensors and inorganic materials
University of Puerto Rico
8
Jose Rodriguez
AFRL/RZ Barnes, Paul
Superconducting and Other Materials Research for Advanced Power Applications
California State University at Los Angeles
8
Jorge Romeu
AFRL/RI Salerno, John J.
Fusion 2+ (Information Fusion)
Syracuse University
8
Khaled Sallam
AFRL/RZ Carter, Campbell
Advanced Diagnostics for High-Speed Flows
Oklahoma State University
12
Rastko, Selmic
AFRL/RY Mitra, A
Positive-Adaptive Sensors
Louisianna Tech University
8
Sergey Shkarayev
AFRL/RW Abate, GL
Autonomous Aerodynamic Control of Micro Munition Vehicles
University of Arizona
8
Hoon Sohn
AFRL/RB Derriso, MM
Structural Health Monitoring
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
9
Andrew Sommers
AFRL/RZ Yerkes, KL
Thermal Nanofluids for Heat Transfer Enhancement
Miami University
10
Vladmimir, Sotnikov
AFRL/RY Mudaliar, S
Electromagnetic Scattering
University of Nevada, Reno
12
Raghavan, Srinivasan
AFRL/RX
Miracle, DB
Metallic Composites
Wright State University
10
Theofanis, Strouboulis
AFRL/RW Sierakowski, RL
Continuum Mechanics
Texas A&M
10
Gang Sun
AFRL/RY Soref, RA
Semiconductor Superlattice Sensors and Lasers
University of Massachusetts Boston
12
Ibrahim Tansel
AFRL/RW Sierakowski, RL
Multifunctional Structural Materials
Florida Internationl University
12
Maarten Uijit de Haag
AFRL/RW Miller, MM
Integrated Navigation Techniques for Precision Guidance, Navigation, and Control
Ohio University
8
Haiyan Wang
AFRL/RZ Barnes, Paul
Superconducting and Other Materials Research for Advanced Power Applications
Texas A&M
8
Sheldon Wang
AFRL/RB
Gordnier, RE
Computational Aeroelasticity and Fluid/Structure Interaction
New Jersey Institute of Technology
8
Dapeng, Wu
AFRL/RY Arnold, DG
Model-Based Object Recognition from Sensor Data
University of Florida
8
Zhiqiang, Wu
AFRL/RY
Mumford, PD
Advanced Digital Receiver Development
Wright State University
12
Huikai Xie
AFRL/RY Watson, EA
Electro-Optical Sensor Research
University of Florida
10
Vladislav Yakovlev
AFRL/RH Thomas, RJ
Laser-Tissue Interaction
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
12
Wenbin Yu
AFRL/RB Beran, PS
Computational Nonlinear Aeroelasticity
Utah State University 10
Andrei Zagrai
AFRL/RX Jata, Kumar
Advanced Non Destructive Evaluation and Structural Health Monitoring Research
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology 8
Janusz Zalewski
AFRL/RW Pfister, H.L.
Reconfigurable Systems for Cooperative Control
Florida Gulf Coast University 10
Jing Zhang
AFRL/RX Dorsey, D.L.
Materials Behavior in Operating Electronic Devices
University of Alaska Fairbanks 10
Kirk Ziegler
AFRL/RX
Tan, L.S.
Synthesis and Properties of Novel Molecular and Polymeric Materials
University of Florida 8