Publications

2014

Economon, T. D., Palacios, F., Alonso, J. J., "An Unsteady Continuous Adjoint Approach for Aerodynamic Design on Dynamic Meshes," AIAA Paper 2014-2300, 15th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, AIAA Aviation, Atlanta, GA, June, 2014.
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.

2013

Economon, T. D., Palacios, F., Alonso, J. J., "A Viscous Continuous Adjoint Approach for the Design of Rotating Engineering Applications," AIAA Paper 2013-2580, 21st AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, San Diego, CA, June 24-27, 2013.
Colonno, M. R., Palacios, F., Economon, T. D., Lonkar, A. K., Alonso, J. J., "An Adjoint-Based Aerodynamic Shape Optimization Methodology for Fairing Systems," AIAA Paper 2013-2649, 31st AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, San Diego, CA, June 24-27, 2013.
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.
Economon, T. D., Palacios, F., Alonso, J. J., "Unsteady Aerodynamic Design on Unstructured Meshes with Sliding Interfaces," AIAA Paper 2013-0632, 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, “Managing Gradient Inaccuracies while Enhancing Response Surface Models”, 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. January, 2013. Grapevine, Texas, USA.
Copeland, S. R., Palacios, F., Alonso, J. J., "Adjoint-Based Goal-Oriented Mesh Adaptation for Nonequilibrium Hypersonic Flows,", AIAA Paper 2013-0552, 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Grapevine, Texas, January, 7-10, 2013.

2012

Economon, T. D., Palacios, F., Alonso, J. J., "A Coupled-Adjoint Method for Aerodynamic and Aeroacoustic Optimization," AIAA Paper 2012-5598, 12th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference and 14th AIAA/ISSM Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, September, 2012.
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/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference. September 17th - 19th, 2012. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Sinsay, J.D., Tracey, B., Alonso, J.J., Kontinos, D.K., Melton, J.E., Grabbe, S., "Air Vehicle Design and Technology Considerations for an Electric VTOL Metro-Regional Public Transportation System," 12th AIAA Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference and 14th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Indianapolis, IN, September 2012
A. Bueno-Orovio, C. Castro, F. Palacios, and E. Zuazua "Continuous Adjoint Approach for the Spalart-Allmaras Model in Aerodynamic Optimization", AIAA Journal Vol. 50, No. 3, March 2012.
F. Palacios, K. Duraisamy, J. J. Alonso, and E. Zuazua "Robust Grid Adaptation for Efficient Uncertainty Quantification", AIAA Journal Vol. 50, No. 7, July 2012.
F. Palacios, J. J. Alonso, and A. Jameson "Optimal Design of Free-Surface Interfaces Using a Level Set Methodology", 42nd AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit. June 25th - 28th, 2012. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
A. K. Lonkar, F. Palacios, R. W. MacCormack, and J. J. Alonso "Multidimensional Simulation of Plasma in Argon through a Shock in Hypersonic Flow", 42nd AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit. June 25th - 28th, 2012. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Economon, T. D., Palacios, F., Alonso, J. J., "Optimal Shape Design for Open Rotor Blades," AIAA Paper 2012-3018, 30th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, June, 2012.
T. W. R. Taylor, F. Palacios, K. Duraisamy, and J. J. Alonso "Towards a Hybrid Adjoint Approach for Arbitrarily Complex Partial Differential Equations", 42nd AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit. June 25th - 28th, 2012. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Copeland, S. R., Mahzari, M., Cozmuta, I., Alonso, J. J., "A Statistics-Based Material Property Analysis to Support Ablation Simulation UQ Efforts", AIAA Paper 2012-1763, 14th AIAA Non-Deterministic Approaches Conference, Honolulu, HI, April, 2012.
F. Palacios, J. J. Alonso, M. Colonno, J. Hicken, and T. Lukaczyk "Adjoint-Based method for supersonic aircraft design using equivalent area distribution", 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. January 9th - 12th, 2012. Nasville, Tennessee, USA.
Hicken, J.E., Alonso, J.J., "PDE-constrained optimization with error estimation and control," 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Nashville, TN, January 2012, AIAA Paper 2012-151.

2011

Lee, R., Wolpert, D., Bono, J. Backhaus, S., Bent, R. and Tracey, B., "Modeling Humans as Reinforcement Learners: How to Predict Human Behavior in Multi-Stage Games", 25th Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, Granada, Spain, December 2011.
Bakhtian, N.M. and Aftosmis, M.J., "Addressing the Deceleration Challenge: Drag Augmentation for Atmospheric Entry," Invited Presentation, 4th IEEE International Conference on Space Mission Challenges for Information Technology, Palo Alto, CA, August, 2011.
Bakhtian, N.M., and Aftosmis, M.J., "Analysis of Inviscid Simulations for the Study of Supersonic Retropropulsion," AIAA Paper 2011-3194, 29th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Honolulu, HI, June, 2011.
Bakhtian, N.M., and Aftosmis, M.J., "Maximum Attainable Drag Limits for Atmospheric Entry via Supersonic Retropropulsion," Proceedings of the 8th International Planetary Probe Workshop, Portsmouth, VA, June, 2011.
Daniels, M., Tracey, B., Irvine, J., Schram, W., Pate-Cornell, M.E., "Probabilistic simulation of multi-stage decisions for operation of a fractionated satellite mission," Aerospace Conference, 2011 IEEE , vol., no., pp.1-16, 5-12 March 2011. doi: 10.1109/AERO.2011.5747647
Economon, T., Copeland, S., Alonso, J.J., Zeinali, M., Rutherford, D., "Design and Optimization of Future Aircraft for Assessing the Fuel Burn Trends of Commercial Aviation," AIAA Paper 2011-267, 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, Florida, January, 2011.
Fike, J. A., Alonso, J. J., "The Development of Hyper-Dual Numbers for Exact Second Derivative Calculations", 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, AIAA Paper 2011-886, January 2011.
Tracey, B. Wolpert, D. and Alonso, J., "Using Supervised Learning to Improve Monte Carlo Integral Estimation," 13th AIAA Non-Deterministic Approaches Conference, Denver, CO, April 2011, AIAA Paper 2011-1843.
Z. DeVito, N. Joubert, F. Palacios, S. Oakley, M. Medina, M. Barrientos, E. Elsen, F. Ham, A. Aiken, K. Duraisamy, E. Darve, J. Alonso, P. Hanrahan "Liszt: A Domain Specific Language for building Mesh-based PDE solvers", International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis. November 12th - 18th, 2011. Seattle, Washington, USA.
D. Sanchez-Roman, G. Sutter, S. Lopez-Buedo, I. Gonzalez, F. J. Gomez-Arribas, J. Aracil, and F. Palacios "Using high level languages and floating-point arithmetic in FPGA-based acceleration of aeronautical CFD simulations", IEEE Design & Test of Computers 2011. DTSI-2010-11-0096.R2.
F. Palacios, and J. J. Alonso "Convergence acceleration techniques in the Joe code" Center for Turbulence Research Annual Research Briefs 2011.
A. Bueno-Orovio, C. Castro, F. Palacios, and E. Zuazua "Continuous Adjoint Approach for the Spalart-Allmaras Model in Aerodynamic Optimization", 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. January 4th - 7th, 2011. Orlando, Florida, USA.
A. Bueno-Orovio, C. Castro, F. Palacios, and K. Duraisamy "When the "exact" discrete gradient is not the best choice in optimal shape design?", 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. January 4th - 7th, 2011. Orlando, Florida, USA.

2010

Cuji, E., Lukaczyk, T., and Garcia, E., "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.
Bakhtian, N.M., and Aftosmis, M.J., "Parametric Study of Peripheral Nozzle Configurations for Supersonic Retropropulsion," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, vol. 47, no. 6, pp. 935-950, 2010.

2009

Bakhtian, N.M., Zorn, A.H., Maniscalco, M.P., "The Eighth Continent: A Vision for Exploration of the Moon and Beyond," AIAA Paper 2009-6489, AIAA SPACE 2009 Conference, Pasadena, CA, September, 2009.
Palaniappan, K., Sahu, P., Alonso, J.J, Jameson, A., "Design of Adjoint-Based Laws for Wing Flutter Control," 47th AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting & Exhibit, AIAA Paper 2009-148, Orlando, FL, January 2009.

2008

Colonno, M. R., van der Weide, E., and Alonso, J. J., "The Optimum Vacuum Nozzle: an MDO Approach," 47th AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting & Exhibit, AIAA Paper 2009-911, Orlando, FL, January 2009.
Mader, C., Martins, J., Alonso, J. J., and van der Weide, E., "ADjoint: An Approach for the Rapid Development of Discrete Adjoint Solvers," AIAA Journal, vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 863-873, April 2008.
Choi, S., Alonso, J. J., Kroo, I. M., and Wintzer, M., "Multifidelity Design Optimization of Low-Boom Supersonic Jets," AIAA Journal, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 106-118, January-February 2008.
Choi, S., Potsdam, M., Lee, K., Iaccarino, G., and Alonso, J. J., "Helicopter Rotor Design Using a Time-Spectral and Adjoint-Based Method," AIAA Paper 2008-5810, 12th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Victoria, British Columbia, September, 2008.
Colonno, M., Reddy, S., and Alonso, J. J., "Multi-Fidelity Trajectory Optimization with Response Surface Based Aerodynamic Performance Prediction," AIAA Paper 2008-0218, 46th Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January 2008.
Alonso, J. J., Hahn, S., Ham, F., Herrmann, M., Iaccarino, G. and van der Weide, E., "CHIMPS: A High- Performance Scalable Module for Multi-Physics Simulations," AIAA Paper 2006-5274, 42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, Sacramento, CA, July 2006.
Marta, A. C., Alonso, J. J., "Discrete Adjoint Formulation for the Ideal MHD Equations," 3rd AIAA Flow Control Conference, AIAA Paper 2006-3345, San Francisco, CA, June 2006.
Choi, S., Datta, A., and Alonso, J. J., "Time-Spectral Method for CFD Prediction of Helicopter Rotor Vibratory Loads," 7th ICCFD, Jul. 2008, Seoul, Korea.
Choi, S., Lee, K., and Alonso, J. J., "Preliminary Study on Time-Spectral and Adjoint-Based Design Optimizaton of Helicopter Rotors," AHS Specialist's Conference on Aeromechanics, Jan. 2008, San Francisco.
van der Weide, E., Kalitzin, G., Schluter, J., Alonso, J.J., "Unsteady Turbomachinery Computations Using Massively Parallel Platforms," 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, AIAA Paper 2006-0421, Reno, NV, January 2006.

2007

Nelson, A., Alonso, J. J., and Pulliam, T. H., "Multi-Fidelity Aerodynamic Optimization Using Treed Meta-Models," AIAA Paper 2007-4057, 25th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Miami, FL, June 2007.
Choi, S., Alonso, J. J., van der Weide, E., and Sitaraman, J., "Validation Study of Aerodynamic Analysis Tools for Design Optimization of Helicopter Rotors," AIAA Paper 2007-3929, 25th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Miami, FL, June 2007.
Medic, G., Kalitzin, G., You, D., van der Weide, E., Alonso, J. J., and Pitsch, H., "Integrates RANS/LES Computations of an Entire Gas Turbine Jet Engine," AIAA Paper 2007-1117, 45th Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January 2007.
Kalitzin, G., Medic, G., van der Weide, E., and Alonso, J. J., "Interaction of Turbomachinery Components in Large-Scale Unsteady Computations of tJet Engines," AIAA Paper 2007-0519, 45th Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January 2007.
Gopinath, A., van der Weide, E., Alonso, J. J., Jameson, A., Ekici, V., and Hall, K., "Three-Dimensional Unsteady Multi-Stage Turbomachinery Simulations Using the Harmonic Balance Technique," AIAA Paper 2007-0892, 45th Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January 2007.

2006

McMullen, M., Jameson, A., and Alonso, J.J, "Demonstration of Nonlinear Frequency Domain Methods," AIAA Journal, vol. 44, no. 7, pp. 1428-1435, July 2006.

2005

Davis, R. L., Alonso, J.J, Yao, J., Paolillo, R., and Sharma, O. P., "Prediction of High-Pressure Turbine Main-/Secondary-Air System Flow Interaction," AIAA Journal of Propulsion and Power, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 158-166, January-February 2005.
Choi, S., and, Alonso, J. J., "Multi-Fidelity Design of Supersonic Jets Using Surrogate Management Framework Method," AIAA Paper 2005-5077, 24th Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Jun. 6-9, 2005, Toronto, Canada.
Choi, S., Alonso, J. J., and Kroo, I. M., "Two-Level Multi-Fideliy Design Optimization Studies for Supersonic Jets," Journal of Aircraft, (accepted and will be published in 2009), AIAA Paper 2005-0531, 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibition, Jan. 10-13 2005, Reno, NV..

2004

Kim, S., Alonso, J.J, Jameson, A., "Multi-Element High-Lift Configuration Design Optimization Using a Viscous Continuous Adjoint Method," AIAA Journal of Aircraft, vol. 41, no. 5, pp. 1082-1097, September-October 2004.
Martins, J. R. R. A., Alonso, J.J, and Reuther, J. J., "High-Fidelity Aerostructural Design Optimization of a Supersonic Business Jet," AIAA Journal of Aircraft, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 523-530, May-June 2004.
Choi, S., Alonso, J. J., and van der Weide, E., "Numerical Mesh Resolution Requirements for Accurate Sonic Boom Prediction of Complete Aircraft Configurations," Journal of Aircraft (accepted and will be published in 2009), AIAA Paper 2004-1060, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Jan. 5-8, 2004, Reno, NV, Invited to Royal Aerodynamical Society Aerodynamics Conference for AIAA/RAes Best Paper Swap. Sep. 14-16, London, (awarded one of the Best Papers in Aerodynamics)
Choi, S. and Alonso, J. J., "Design of a Low-Boom Supersonic Business Jet Using Evolutionary Algorithms and an Adaptive Unstructured Mesh Method," AIAA Paper 2004-1758, 45th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures,Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, April 19-22, 2004, Palm Springs, CA.

2003

Choi, S., Chung, H. S., and Alonso, J. J., "Supersonic Business Jet Design Using Knowledge-Based Genetic Algorithm with Adaptive, Un-structured Grid Methodology," AIAA Paper 2003-3791, 21st AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Jun. 23-26, 2003, Orlando, FL.