U.S. Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program

2014 SFFP Awardees

2014 SFFP Awardees

Name AFRL Branch Advisor Name Research Opportunity Institution Name Number of Weeks
Alexander Sprintson AFRL/RI GRIFFISS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY PARK Connectivity: Airborne Networking and Communications Links 12
Pavlo Krokhmal AFRL/RW EGLIN AF BASE, FLORIDA Cooperative Control of Air Armament 12
Olesya Zhupanska AFRL/RW EGLIN AF BASE, FLORIDA Agile Munition Vehicles Sciences 12
Surendra Singh AFRL/RV KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, NM "Electromagnetic (EM) Wave Radiative Transfer through Cloudy Atmospheres and Hyper-Temporal Detection of Forward/Multiply-Scattered Light" 12
Mahmoud Almasri AFRL/RV KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, NM Research and Development in Passive Sensors 10
Dong-Shik Kim AFIT WRIGHT PATTERSON AFB Organophosphate Compound Detection 10
Oleg Prokopyev AFRL/RW EGLIN AF BASE, FLORIDA Centralized Control Algorithms on a Wireless Grid 8
Andrew Sinclair AFRL/RV KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, NM Satellite Guidance, Navigation, and Control Applied to Close-Proximity Missions 12
Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan AFRL/RY WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Secure, Reliable, and Responsive Distributed Sensor Networks 12
Anya Jones AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Unsteady Aerodynamics and Aeroelasticity for Micro Air Vehicles 12
Brett Newman AFRL/RV KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, NM Satellite Guidance, Navigation, and Control Applied to Close-Proximity Missions 9
Mainak Chatterjee AFRL/RI GRIFFISS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY PARK Market-Based and Game Theoretic Methods for Resource Allocation in the Cloud 12
Marios Pattichis AFRL/RV KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, NM Coronal and Solar Wind Models and the Data Used to Drive and Validate Them 10
Partha Banerjee AFRL/RX WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Development and Characterization of Photorefractive Materials 11
Sang Han AFRL/RV KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, NM Advanced Structures and Materials for Space Power Generation 9
Vladimir Golubev AFRL/RW EGLIN AF BASE, FLORIDA Multidisciplinary Approaches for Effectively Modeling Munition Airframes 12
Zhili Zhang AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Combustion and Spray Studies and Diagnostic Development 8
Alex Povitsky Air Force Test Center Multidisciplinary Approaches for Effectively Modeling Munition Airframes 10
Alla Kammerdiner AFRL/RW EGLIN AF BASE, FLORIDA Centralized Control Algorithms on a Wireless Grid 12
Chang-Dong Yeo AFIT WRIGHT PATTERSON AFB Coatings for the Mitigation of Material Damage that are due to High Energy Impact 8
Hyungrok Do AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Advanced Diagnostics for High-Speed Flows 10
Mohammed Mayeed AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Multiscale Modeling for Aircraft Thermal Management 12
Lingyu Yu AFRL/RX WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Modeling of the Corrosion Processes 12
Lin Ma AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Advanced Diagnostics for High-Speed Flows 10
Paul Lynch AFRL/RW EGLIN AF BASE, FLORIDA High Performance Advanced Materials 8
Arunava Banerjee AFRL/RW EGLIN AF BASE, FLORIDA Integrated Navigation Techniques for Precision Guidance, Navigation, and Control 8
Soobum Lee AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Multidisciplinary Aircraft System Design Utilizing Topology Optimization 8
Michael Lanagan AFRL/RD KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, NEW MEXICO High Performance Compact Pulsed Power Components 10
Weihua Su AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Morphing Aircraft Structural Technology Development 12
Ali Gordon AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Enabling Robust and Durable Aerospace Structures for Combined, Extreme Environments 12
Meeko Oishi AFRL/RV KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, NM Data Fusion, Reasoning, Decision-Making, and Verification/Validation Approaches for Autonomous Spacecraft 11
Kristen Comfort AFRL/RH 711TH HPW WRIGHT-PATT AFB, OH Biolmolecular Interactions of Nanomaterials: From Safety to Applications 12
Kumar Singh AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Mathematical Optimization in Multidisciplinary Design 10
Rajan Kumar AFRL/RW EGLIN AF BASE, FLORIDA Multidisciplinary Approaches for Effectively Modeling Munition Airframes 12
Lingjia Liu AFRL/RI GRIFFISS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY PARK Connectivity: Airborne Networking and Communications Links 10
Adrian Sescu AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH High-Fidelity Multidisciplinary Computational Fluid Dynamics 8
Sumit Jha AFRL/RI GRIFFISS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY PARK Advanced Computing Architectures: Formal Methods for Complex Systems 12
Anatoliy Pinchuk USAFA COLORADO SPRINGS, CO Advanced Microwave Antennas Using Metamaterials Technology 12
Guirong Liu AFRL/RX WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Probabilistic Life Prediction of High Temperature Metals 8
Michael Grant AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Unmanned and Micro Air Vehicle Guidance, Control and Dynamics 12
Jin Soung Yoo AFRL/RI GRIFFISS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY PARK Information Fusion & Understanding: Link & Group Understanding 12
Behcet Acikmese AFRL/RV KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, NM Data Fusion, Reasoning, Decision-Making, and Verification/Validation Approaches for Autonomous Spacecraft 8
Alejandro Aceves Borbolla AFRL/RD KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, NEW MEXICO Modeling studies of complex nonlinear systems for defense applications 8
Raul Ordonez AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH System Integration Optimized for Energy Management 8
Subhashini Ganapathy AFRL/RH 711TH HPW WRIGHT-PATT AFB, OH Competency-based Needs Assessment, Training Design and Delivery, and Performance Assessment Research in Adaptive Environments for Continuous Learning 12
Nelson Sepulveda AFRL/RY WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Radio Frequency Micro-electromechanical System Design, Fabrication, Packaging, and Characterization 12
David Klotzkin AFRL/RV KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, NM Advanced Structures and Materials for Space Power Generation 8
Yuejie Chi AFRL/RI GRIFFISS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY PARK Complex Network Inference 8
Catherine Almquist AFIT WRIGHT PATTERSON AFB Fate of Chemical Warfare Agents in Engineered and Natural Systems 8
Edward Kinzel AFRL/RX WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Conformal and integrated electromagnetic structures for flexible and reconfigurable applications 10
Jeremy Holtgrave AFIT WRIGHT PATTERSON AFB Chemical Lasers and Laser Spectroscopy 8
Marcus Holzinger AFRL/RD KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, NEW MEXICO Advanced Estimation Techniques for Satellite Characterization 8
Conrad Tucker AFIT WRIGHT PATTERSON AFB Network Management, Cyber-Security, Visualization and Data Mining 8
Marco Panesi AFRL/RQ EDWARDS AF BASE, CALIFORNIA Computational Physics of Nonequilibrium Plasma for Space Propulsion 12
Andreas Gross AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Aero and Thermodynamics of Rotating Machinery 10
Krystel Castillo-Villar AFRL/RX WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Uncertainty Quantification of Geometric Measurements for the Assessment of Manufacturing Variability 8
Jie Wei AFRL/RY WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Discovery for Difficult Targets 10
Ali Yeilaghi Tamijani AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Mathematical Optimization in Multidisciplinary Design 10
Grace Gao AFRL/RY WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Precision Navigation Reference Sensor Techniques 8
Qi Liao AFRL/RI GRIFFISS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY PARK Cyber Operations: Cyber Defense Research 9
Chunlei Liang AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH High-Fidelity Multidisciplinary Computational Fluid Dynamics 8
Nick Parziale Air Force Test Center Hypersonic Boundary Layer Transition 9
Michael Riley AFRL/RH 711TH HPW WRIGHT-PATT AFB, OH Dynamical Team Assessment 10
Dejan Milutinovic AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Cooperative Control of Autonomous Systems in Uncertain Information Environments 10
Douglas Hansen AFRL/RX WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Molecular and Polymeric Materials: Modeling and Synthesis 12
Paul Hardersen AFRL/RV KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, NM Solar Physics, Space Weather. Optical Astronomy, Instrumentation 8
Hussam Mahmoud AFIT WRIGHT PATTERSON AFB Fracture and Fatigue of Advanced Materials/MEMS 10
Placidus Amama AFRL/RX WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Nucleation and Growth of Carbon Nanotubes 8
Hyuck Kwon AFRL/RV KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, NM Space-based RF Emitter Detection and Localization Using Field Programmable Gate Arrays 12
Zifeng Yang AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Aero and Thermodynamics of Rotating Machinery 8
Jason Heikenfeld AFRL/RH 711TH HPW WRIGHT-PATT AFB, OH Cell Dynamics and Engineering 10
Sung Jin Kim AFRL/RY WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Resonance-Based Chemical/Biological Sensors 8
Nisar Ahmed AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Unmanned and Micro Air Vehicle Guidance, Control and Dynamics 10
Christoffer Turner AFRL/RX WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Computer Simulations for Design of Improved Aerospace Materials 8
Bikramjit Banerjee AFRL/RI GRIFFISS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY PARK Enabling Robust Autonomy 10
Muhong Zhang AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Unmanned and Micro Air Vehicle Guidance, Control and Dynamics 8
Dhireesha Kudithipudi AFRL/RI GRIFFISS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY PARK Edge of Chaos Computational Architectures and Cortical Networks 8
Xiaofeng Wang AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Unmanned and Micro Air Vehicle Guidance, Control and Dynamics 8
Reza Shahbazian Yassar AFRL/RX WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Flexible Electronics for Sensing, Communication, and Power 10
Walid Saad AFRL/RI GRIFFISS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY PARK Application of Game Theory and Mechanism Design to Cyber Security 8
James Buchholz USAFA COLORADO SPRINGS, CO Closed Loop Flow Control 9
Howard Fan AFRL/RY WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Precision Navigation Reference Sensor Techniques 8
Animesh Chakravarthy AFRL/RW EGLIN AF BASE, FLORIDA Computational Modeling of Aerothermoelastic Effects 8
Andrew Henrick AFRL/RQ WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OH Studies of Novel Combustion Concepts for Propulsion Systems 8
Alexander Idesman AFRL/RW EGLIN AF BASE, FLORIDA Structural Dynamics 8
Md Haque AFRL/RX WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Physics of Nano and Hetero-structured Materials Response 8
NARAYANAN KOMERATH AFRL/RW EGLIN AF BASE, FLORIDA Computational Modeling of Aerothermoelastic Effects 8
Sajid Bashir AFRL/RH 711TH HPW FORT SAM HOUSTON, TX Mechanisms of Low Level Light Exposure Bioeffects In Vitro 12
Jing Kong AFRL/RX WRIGHT PATTERSON AF BASE, OHIO Theory and Computation for Design of Functional Materials 8
Bhiksha Raj Ramakrishnan AFRL/RH 711TH HPW WRIGHT-PATT AFB, OH Wearable Interfaces 12