Jason Qian

Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics
Durand Building
Stanford, CA 94305


  • Ph.D., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 2018 - Present.
  • M.S., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 2018.
  • B.E., Aeronautical Engineering, University of Sydney, 2016.

Research Interests

  • Design of unconventional aircraft, particularity the blended-wing-body platform
  • Aircraft weight estimation
  • Aerostructural optimization
  • Parameter-based and rapid structural model generation


Qian, J. & Alonso, J. J, "High Fidelity Structural Design and Optimization of Blended Wing Body Transports", AIAA AVIATION Forum, Atlanta, GA, June 2018.
Qian, J., "Automated Wingbox Structure Generation Through MATLAB", AIAA SciTech Forum, Grapevine, TX, January 2017.