AFRL/DAGSI Ohio Student-Faculty Engineering Research Fellowship Program


2006 Research Topics

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(These topics are listed in priority order per the Directorate)

HE07-1 "Nanoengineering of Sensitive and Selective Luminescent Nanoparticle Tags/Probes for Biological and Environmental Applications"
HE07-2 "Investigation of Network-Centric Systems via Information Theory"
HE07-3 "Spoken Language Processing"

HE07-4 "Digital Individual Modeling Toolkit for Multi-Modal Biometrics and Biomechanics"
HE07-5 "Socio-Technical Methods and Metrics for Agile Logistics Systems"

HE07-6 "Electrical Properties of Multilayered Nanoparticles"
HE07-7 "Information Assistant: Model-Based Decision Support for Network-Centric Operations"
HE07-8     "Novel Receptors for Synthetic Biological Constructs"
HE07-9   "GPS Based Helmet Video Guidance System"
HE07-10 "Job Performance Aiding for Maintenance Inspection"
HE07-11 "Research and Development of Statistically Representative Cases to be Used in Predictive Models of Seat Interfaces"
HE07-12 "Investigating Paradigms for Dynamic Decision Making"
HE07-13 "Design Principles for Powerwall Displays"
HE07-14 "Translational Control of Biological Systems"
HE07-15 "Hardware/Software Development for a Smart Helmet Mounted Display Systems (HMDS) Jettisoning Device"
HE07-16 "Object Identification with Multi-Sensor Systems"
HE07-17 "Biomechanical Modeling of External and Internal Seat Interface Pressures"

(There is no priority order for this Directorate)

IF07-1 "Adaptive Context Information Processing Language"
IF07-2 "Bio-Based Associative Memory Processor"
IF07-3 "Performance Metrics for Mixed Initiative Advanced Collaborative Systems"


(These topics are listed in priority order per the Directorate)

ML07-1 "Materials Behavior in Operating III-Nitride Heterojunction Field Effect Transistors (HFETs)"
ML07-2 "Electrical Properties of Carbon Nanotube Films Grown by Sublimination of SiC"

ML07-3 "Materials Design, Preparation and Evaluation for Power and Energy"
ML07-4 "Crystalline Magnetic Nanoparticles with Higher Paramagnetic to Ferromagnetic Transition Temperatures"
ML07-5 "Assessment of Nondestructive Signal Responses from Damaged Materials"
ML07-6 "Effects of Passivation Layers on Electronic Properties of A1GaN/GaN Heterostructures"





(There is no priority order for this Directorate)

PR07-1 "Experimental Approaches for Modeling and Predictive Capabilities of Creep and Thermal Mechanical Fatigue Behavior in Turbine Airfoils"
PR07-2 "In-situ Characterization of Combustor Performance in Supersonic Flows using Laser Based Diagnostics"
PR07-3 "Characterization of a Mapped Exponential Trigonometric Series"
PR07-4 "Design and Analysis of a Variable Geometry Scramjet Flowpath for Space Access Applications"
PR07-5 "Generalized Reactive Riemann Solver Methods for Sub-Scale Interface Dynamics in Evaporation, Combustion and Ablation Fronts"

PR07-6 "Development of Magnetic Nanomaterials for Power Applications"
PR07-7 "Structural Dynamics and Mechanics of Turbomachinery Components"
PR07-8 "Transient Magnetic Field Measurements on an Aircraft Fuselage-Like"
PR07-9 "Development of a Hybrid RANS/LES Turbulence Model for Turbomachinery CFD Simulations"
PR07-10 "Longer Length Carbon Nanotubes for Electric Power Applications"

PR07-11 "Enhanced Superconductors and Growth Diagnostics for Lightweight Power Systems"
PR07-12 "Solid Oxide Fuels for Military Applications"  
PR07-13 "Fuels Topology Mapping: Sensor and Model Development for Fuel Property Prediction"
PR07-14 Please refer to PR07-1 as replacement for PR07-14
PR07-15 "Pulsed Detonation Propulsion Research"
PR07-16  "CFD on Leading Edge Pulsed Film Cooling"


(There is no priority order for this Directorate)

SN07-1 "Simulation Methods for Unsupervised Segmentation, and Classification of Targets, within Hyperspectral Image Cubes"
SN07-2 "User Aided Multimodal Target Recognition"
SN07-3 "Information Fusion Performance Assessment"
SN07-4 "Distributed Multitarget Tracking Sensor Management"
SN07-5 "3-D Ladar Recognition Performance Prediction"
SN07-6 "Single Pass Three Dimensional SAR Imagery with a Single Phase Center"
SN07-7 "Smart Sensor Technology"
SN07-8 "Geolocation for Ground Moving Targets with a Synthetic Aperture Radar"
SN07-9 "Phenomenology Based Priorities for Sensor Architectures"
SN07-10 "Symbolic Solution of the Method of Moments"
SN07-11 "Machine Learning Systems for Identifying Anomalous Events"
SN07-12   "RF/EO ATR and Tracking of Dismounts"
SN07-13 "Parallelized Matrix Operation Speed Enhancement"

SN07-14 "The Effects of Image or Data Compression of SAR Data on ATR Algorithms"

SN07-15 "Multi-Channel RF Receiver/Exciter Systems"
SN07-16 "Biologically Inspired Cooperative Autonomous Navigators for Intelligent Sensing"
SN07-17 "An Integrated Location and Physiology Monitoring and Processing System"
SN07-18 "Intelligent Sensing and Control for Autonomous Vehicles"
SN07-19 "Precision In-Door and Out-Door Navigation using Existing Signals of Opportunity and Inertial Navigation Sensors"
SN07-20 "Navigation using Optical Tracking of Objects at Unknown Locations"
SN07-21 "Odor-Based Guidance and Navigation Systems for Autonomous Vehicles"
SN07-22 "Separation of Static and Non-Static Ground Features using an Airborne Integrated Flash LADAR/IMU System"
SN07-23 "Use of Flash LADAR for Aiding of Low-Cost IMU Navigator on Loitering Aerial Vehicles"
SN07-24 "Use of Dual-Airborne Laser Scanner for IMU Aiding in Unknown Terrain Environments"
SN07-25 "Optimization of Funding Balance Between Discovery Driven vs. Cost/Time/Integration Driven R&D"
SN07-26 "Wireless (Mobile) Ad Hoc Network Intelligent Detection and Characterization"
SN07-27 "Automatic Modulation Recognition Algorithms Applicable to Radar and Communication Signals"
SN07-28 "Sparse Aperture Scene Reconstruction and Visualization"
SN07-29 "Depth-of-Focus in Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery"
SN07-30 "Moving Target Indication Utilizing Synthetic Aperture Radar Waveforms"
SN07-31  "Three-Dimensional, Wafer-Scale, W-band Array for Portable Close-in Sensing"
SN07-32 "Correlation of Defects with Electrical Device Performance in AlGaN/GaN HEMTs and Related III-Nitride Materials for Implant versus Mesa Isolation"

(These topics are listed in priority order per the Directorate)

VA07-1 "Non-linear Control of Air-Breathing Hypersonic Aircraft"
VA07-2 "Separation and Vorticity Transport in Massively-Unsteady Low Reynolds Number Flows"
VA07-3 "Design of Durable Aerospace Structures for Combined, Extreme Environments"
VA07-4 "State-Specific Dissociation Modeling Suitable for High Temperature External Flow Conditions of Hypersonic Vehicles"
VA07-5 "Exergy Analysis of High Intensity Components for their Vehicle Level Integration"
VA07-6 "Uncertainty Quantification on an Aeroelastic Stability and Loads Optimization of the X-53 Flight Research Vehicle Model"
VA07-7 "Flow Control for Flight Control"
VA07-8 "Risk Quantified Structural Design"
VA07-9 "Design, Measurement, Modeling, Analysis, and Control for Optimal Weapon Integration"
VA07-10 "Benefits of Designing Structural Components Including Structural Health Managements (SHM)"
VA07-11 "Dynamic Shock-Boundary Layer Interactions (SBLI) Control in Transonic Flows"
VA07-12 "Trend Validation and Model/Physics Verification of the X-52 Flight Research Vehicle Aeroelastic Model/Database"
VA07-13 "Volume Integral Methodology for Accurate, Robust, and Efficient Numerical Drag Computation on Finite Precision Machines"
VA07-14 "Frameworks to Solve Computational Design Challenges"
VA07-15 "Physics-Based Analysis of Flapping-Wing Micro-Air Vehicles (MAVs)"

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