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Erkan Oterkus

Track Chair
Erkan Oterkus
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Xin-Lin Gao

Vice Track Chair
Dr. Xin-Lin Gao
Southern Methodist University

The Structures Track contains a wide range of topics in the broad area of aerospace structures, which are individually organized by leading researchers in the corresponding field. The track provides a stage for engineers and scientists from all over the world to exchange their experimental, computational, and analytical studies in various sub-areas of aerospace structures, including adaptive & multifunctional structures, advanced manufacturing, metamaterials, applications of artificial intelligence/machine learning, impact, fatigue, damage & fracture of composite structures, nonlinear problems in aerospace structures, nondestructive evaluation & structural health monitoring, peridynamics & its applications, space structures, structures in extreme environments, and wind energy. Contributions on other topics related to aerospace structures are also strongly encouraged.

Topics Topic Organizers
General Topics of Aerospace Structures Erkan Oterkus, Xin-Lin Gao
Adaptive and Multifunctional Structures Xin-Lin Gao, Xing Ning, and Yeqing Wang
Advanced Manufacturing for Aerospace Structures Yingtao Liu, Dong Lin, and Mehran Tehrani
Advances in Aerospace Structures Luciano Demasi, Gaetano Giunta, and Wei Zhao
Applications of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning for Aerospace Structures Yongming Liu, Xin Liu, and Fei Tao
Impact, Fatigue, Damage and Fracture of Composite Structures Mehmet Dorduncu, Masaaki Nishikawa, and Weiyi Lu
Nonlinear Problems in Aerospace Structures Erasmo Carrera and Alfonso Pagani
Nondestructive Evaluation and Structural Health Monitoring Erkan Oterkus and Kaan Ozenc
Peridynamics and Its Applications Erdogan Madenci, Selda Oterkus, and Ibrahim Guven
Structures in Extreme Environments Zafer Kazanci and Phillip Deierling
Wind Energy Erkan Oterkus, Pablo Jaen Sola, and Xiaowei Deng
Weihua Su

Track Chair
Weihua Su
University of Alabama

Zahra Sotoudeh

Vice Track Chair
Zahra Sotoudeh
Cal Poly Pomona

The Structural Dynamics Track contains research topics of responses of flexible aircraft and components under various dynamic loads from different disciplines such as aerodynamics, thermodynamics, acoustics, control, and flight mechanics. In addition, the characteristics of stability boundary, post-stability behavior, and the control and suppression of unstable vibration are of interest to the track. Submissions of papers regarding the new studies in analytical, computational, and experimental structural dynamics are welcomed. Please submit abstracts to the topic best describing your research or “General Topics” if your research is out of the list.

Topics Topic Organizers
General Topics of Structural Dynamics of Aerospace Structures Weihua Su and Zahra Sotoudeh
Aero-, Servo-, Thermo-Elasticity of Hypersonic Aircraft and Missiles Daning Huang and Weihua Su
Aero-, Servo-, Thermo-Elastic Optimization of Aerial Vehicles Daning Huang
Aero-, Servo-, Thermo-Elasticity of Fixed-Wing Vehicles of All Scales Wei Zhao and Marco Petrolo
Aeroelasticity and Aeromechanics of Rotorcraft, Vertical Lift Aircraft, and eVTOL Jinwei Shen
Structural Dynamics of Launch Vehicle and Spacecraft Yi Wang
Structural Dynamics and Control of Morphing Wing and Smart Structures Weiqiu Chen, Chunli Zhang, and Hua Li
Nonlinear Dynamics, Flexible Multibody Dynamics Jinwei Shen
Dynamic Loads, Response, Vibration and Alleviation of Aerospace Structures Marco Petrolo
Computer Methods and Reduced Order Modeling Yi Wang
Experimental Studies in Structural Dynamics Weihua Su
Machine Learning in Structural Dynamics and Aeroelasticity Zahra Sotoudeh
Model Uncertainties and Uncertainty Quantification in Structures and Structural Dynamics Weihua Su
Evan Pineda

Track Chair
Evan Pineda
NASA Glenn Research Center

Yongming Liu

Vice Track Chair
Yongming Liu
Arizona State University

The Materials Track contains a wide range of topics in the broad area of aerospace materials, which are individually organized by leading researchers in the corresponding field. The track covers many traditional topics on fatigue and fracture, mechanics, computational materials, nanomaterials, manufacturing, and experimental characterization. The track also covers some emerging fields within materials, such as AI and material development, computational material design, extreme environments, and other emerging material technologies. The track provides a forum for worldwide material researchers and engineers to exchange ideas and promote collaborations.

Topics Topic Organizers
General Topics of Aerospace Materials Evan Pineda and Yongming Liu
Advanced Manufacturing Kun Fu, Paul Davidson, Marco Petrolo, Merhan Tehrani, Xiangfan Chen, and Mairianna Maiaru
Damage, Fatigue, and Fracture Yongming Liu, Jaan Simon, Kumar Jois, Evan Pineda, and Ibrahim Guven
Emerging Materials Technology Ibrahim Kaleel, Pavana Prabhakar Kailong,Jin, Shanmugam Kumar, Satchi Venkataraman, Paulina Montiel, and Xiangjia Li
Integrated Computational Materials Engineering Mairianna Maiaru
Materials Development Using Artificial Intelligence Marco Petrolo, Navid Zobeiry, Yongming Liu, and Joshua Stuckner
Materials for Extreme Environment Marianna Maiaru, Pavana Prabhakar, Satchi Venkataraman, Paulina Montiel, and Evan Pineda
Micromechanics and Multiscale Modeling Brett Bednarcyk, Jaan Simon, Marianna Maiaru Satchi Venkataraman, and Paulina Montiel
Multifunctional Materials Paria Naghipour, Samit Roy, Satchi Venkataraman ,Shanmugam Kumar, Sui Yang, and Paulina Montiel
Nanomaterials Samit Roy, Evan Pineda, and Marianna Maiaru
Rate Dependent Materials Ibrahim Kaleel Robert Goldberg, and Steven Arnold
Testing and Characterization Marco Petrolo, Navid Zobeiry, James Ratcliffe, Satchi Venkataraman, and Paulina Montiel