Trent Lukaczyk

Trent Lukaczyk


Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics
Durand Building
Stanford, CA 94305

Background

PhD. candidate, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Stanford University, 2010-present
M.S. Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Stanford University, 2012
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, 2010

Research Interests

  • Multi-disciplinary design optimization of Supersonic Aircraft
  • Computational fluid dynamics and high performance computing
  • Surrogate modeling of optimization problems using machine learning approaches
  • Applications and design of Uninhabited Aerial Vehicles

Publications

T. Lukaczyk, P.G. Constantine, F. Palacios, and J. J. Alonso, “Active Subspaces for Shape Optimization”, 52nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. January, 2014. National Harbor, Maryland, USA.
Palacios, F., Economon, T. D., Aranake, A. C., Copeland, S. R., Lonkar, A. K., Lukaczyk, T. W., Manosalvas, D. E., Naik, K. R., Padron, A. S., Tracey, B., Variyar, A., and Alonso, J. J., "Stanford University Unstructured (SU2): Open-source analysis and design technology for turbulent flows," AIAA Paper 2014-0243, AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition 2014: 52nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting, National Harbor, MD, January 13-17, 2014.
T. Lukaczyk, F. Palacios, and J. J. Alonso, “Managing Gradient Inaccuracies while Enhancing Response Surface Models”, 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. January, 2013. Grapevine, Texas, USA.
Palacios, F., Colonno, M. R., Aranake, A. C., Campos, A., Copeland, S. R., Economon, T. D., Lonkar, A. K., Lukaczyk, T. W., Taylor, T. W. R., Alonso, J. J., "Stanford University Unstructured (SU2): An open-source integrated computational environment for multi-physics simulation and design.," AIAA Paper 2013-0287, 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Grapevine, Texas, January 7-10, 2013.
T. Lukaczyk, F. Palacios, and J. J. Alonso, "Response Surface Methodologies for Low-Boom Supersonic Aircraft Design using Equivalent Area Distributions," 12th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference and 14th AIAA/ISSM Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, AIAA Paper 2012-5705, Indianapolis, IN, September 2012.
F. Palacios, J. J. Alonso, M. Colonno, J. Hicken, and T. Lukaczyk, "Adjoint-based Method for Supersonic Aircraft Design Using Equivalent Area Distributions," 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA Paper 2012-0269, Nashville, TN, January 2012.
E. Cuji, T. Lukaczyk, and E. Garcia, "Aircraft dynamics, wind tunnel testing, and CFD flow visualization of two linked UAVs flying at close proximity", Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, Vol. 7643, San Diego, CA, March 2010.