U.S. Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program

U.S. Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program

U.S. Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program

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