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Nov 18, 2013 (3 years and 4 months ago)

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Aerospace Research andDevelopment Directorate
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Aerospace Research and
Development Directorate
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 QSFTTVSFDPFGGJDJFOU$QBOE
 UIFFYQFSJNFOUBMWBMVF
'JH(SBQIJUFIFBUJOHUFTUJOBOJOEVDUJPODPVQMFE
 QMBTNBIFBUFEXJOEUVOOFM
Research Objectives
7
5IFHPBMJTUPQSPNPUFUIFQSBDUJDBMVTFPGUIFBEWBODFE
DPNQPTJUFNBUFSJBMTSFRVJSFEUPBDIJFWFUIFMJHIUXFJHIUBOE
IJHISFMJBCJMJUZBJSDSBGUTUSVDUVSFBOEBFSPTQBDFTZTUFNT0VS
HSPVQQSPWJEFTBDPNQSFIFOTJWFNBUFSJBMEBUBCBTFXIJDIJT
BWBJMBCMFPOQVCMJDJOUFSOFUXFCTJUFBOEWBSJPVTTUSVDUVSBM
UFTUJOHGBDJMJUJFTGPSBFSPTQBDFJOEVTUSZ'VSUIFSNPSF UIF
HSPVQIBTTUSPOHDPMMBCPSBUJWFSFMBUJPOTIJQTXJUIVOJWFSTJUJFT
FYUFSOBMBHFODJFTBOEJOTUJUVUJPOTJOHPWFSONFOUBM 
JOEVTUSJBM BOEBDBEFNJDTFDUPST BOEBDRVJSFTGVOEBNFOUBM
UFDIOPMPHJFTUPNFFUTJOEVTUSZEFNBOET
$POTUSVDUJPOPGBEBUBCBTFPOBEWBODFEDPNQPTJUFNBUFSJBMT
˔ $POTUSVDUBEBUBCBTFPOUIFNFDIBOJDBMDIBSBDUFSJTUJDTPG
BEWBODFEDPNQPTJUFNBUFSJBMT
˔ .BOBHFUIFEBUBCBTFUPVTFSTJOUIFHPWFSONFOUBM JOEVTUSJBM 
BOEBDBEFNJDGJFMETWJBUIF*OUFSOFU 3FHJTUSBUJPOTZTUFN
'SFFPGDIBSHF
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FWBMVBUJPOUFDIOPMPHJFTBOEUFTUNFUIPET
˔ 1SPQPTFUFTUNFUIPETGPSBEWBODFEDPNQPTJUFNBUFSJBMTTVDI
BTDBSCPOGJCFSSFJOGPSDFEQMBTUJDBOEDPOUJOVPVTGJCFSUPVHIFOFE
DFSBNJDDPNQPTJUFNBUFSJBMUP*40BOE+*4
˔ $POEVDUSPVOESPCJOUFTUTVOEFSDMPTFNVUVBMDPPQFSBUJPO
XJUIFYUFSOBMPSHBOJ[BUJPOT
˔ %FWFMPQUIFOPOEFTUSVDUJWFUFTUJOHUFDIOJRVFTBOEOVNFSJDBM
BOBMZTJTUFDIOJRVFTGPSDPNQPTJUFNBUFSJBMT
3FTFBSDIPONVMUJGVODUJPOBMDPNQPTJUFNBUFSJBMT
˔ $SFBUFIFBUSFTJTUBOUQPMZJNJEFDPNQPTJUFNBUFSJBMT 
NVMUJGVODUJPOBMDPNQPTJUFNBUFSJBMT OBOPDPNQPTJUF
NBUFSJBMT FUD
˔ &WBMVBUFUIFDPNQPTJUFNBUFSJBMTJOFYUSFNFFOWJSPONFOUBM
DPOEJUJPOT FHFYUSFNFIJHIBOEMPXUFNQFSBUVSFT OBOP
NJDSP FUD

˔ 3FTFBSDIBOEEFWFMPQNFOUPGVMUSBIJHIUFNQFSBUVSFSFTJTUBOU
DFSBNJDDPNQPTJUFNBUFSJBMT
3FTFBSDIPOJOOPWBUJWFBQQMJDBUJPOUFDIOPMPHZPG
BEWBODFEDPNQPTJUFNBUFSJBMT
˔ %FWFMPQBUFDIOPMPHZGPSNBOVGBDUVSJOHOFXDPNQPTJUF
NBUFSJBMTBUMPXDPTUVTJOHBEWBODFENPMEJOHNFUIPET
˔ &TUBCMJTIUZQFDFSUJGJDBUJPONFUIPETGPSBJSDSBGUDPNQPTJUF
TUSVDUVSFTNBOVGBDUVSFECZOFXUFDIOPMPHZ
˔ %FWFMPQBGBCSJDBUJPONFUIPEGPSTVQFSJPSJNQBDUSFTJTUBOU
BOEMPXDPTUDPNQPTJUFNBUFSJBM
3FTFBSDIPOBEWBODFETQBDFNBUFSJBMT
˔ &WBMVBUFUIFFGGFDUTPGUIFTQBDFFOWJSPONFOU FHSBEJBUJPO 
VMUSBWJPMFUSBZT FMFDUSPOCFBN BOEBUPNJDPYZHFO
PONBUFSJBMT
˔ 3FTFBSDIBOEEFWFMPQNFOUPGTIBQFNFNPSZQPMZNFST 
MJHIUXFJHIUCPEZQBOFMT BOEBUPNJDPYZHFOSFTJTUBOUSFTJO
˔ $POTUSVDUBOENBOBHFBEBUBCBTFPOUIFBEWBODFETQBDFNBUFSJBM
UPUIFQVCMJD FHPVUHBTEBUB TBGFUZWFSJGJDBUJPOUFTU FUD

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IFBUSFTJTUBOUQPMZJNJEFSFTJO
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+BQBOFTF*OEVTUSJBM4UBOEBSET
%FNPOTUSBUPSPGUIFMPXDPTUDPNQPTJUFXJOHTUSVDUVSF
$PNCJOFETQBDFFOWJSPONFOUUFTUNBDIJOF
67
聆τϨΠ
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Disciplinary Engineering
5IFCSPBEGJFMEPGBEWBODFEDPNQPTJUFNBUFSJBMTJTBOFYUSFNFMZJNQPSUBOUTFDUPSPGFOHJOFFSJOHNBUFSJBMT
5IF"EWBODFE.BUFSJBMT(SPVQEFBMTXJUIBWBSJFUZPGCBTJDBOEBQQMJFESFTFBSDIPOBEWBODFEDPNQPTJUF
NBUFSJBMT JODMVEJOHDPOTUSVDUJPOPGBDPNQSFIFOTJWFNBUFSJBMEBUBCBTF TUBOEBSEJ[BUJPOPGUFTUJOHNFUIPE 
EFWFMPQNFOUPGNVMUJGVODUJPOBMDPNQPTJUFNBUFSJBMTBOEJOOPWBUJWFUFDIOPMPHJFT5IFHSPVQJTBMTPBDUJWFJO
EFWFMPQNFOUPGBEWBODFETQBDFNBUFSJBMTBOEUFDIOPMPHJFTGPSFWBMVBUJOHTQBDFFOWJSPONFOUSFTJTUBODF
DIBSBDUFSJTUJDT
Advanced Materials Group
Goal
Research Objectives
8
3FTFBSDIPOFOWJSPONFOUBMMZFOEVSBCMFTUSVDUVSFT
5IFNFDIBOJTNPGNFDIBOJDBMEFHSBEBUJPOTPOUIFTQBDFBOE
BFSPOBVUJDBMTUSVDUVSFTVOEFSTFWFSFFOWJSPONFOUTIBTOPUZFU
CFFOJEFOUJGJFE0VSPSJHJOBMGBDJMJUJFTBSFEFWFMPQFEUPFWBMVBUF
UIFFOWJSPONFOUBMFGGFDUTUPUIFTUSVDUVSFT VOEFSIJHI
UFNQFSBUVSF NVMUJBYJBMMPBEBOEMPOHUFSNGBDUPS XJUI
IJHIQPXFSMBTFSIFBUJOHTZTUFNTBOEBCJBYJBMUFTUJOHGSBNF
BOEPUIFST
3FTFBSDIPOTUSVDUVSBMWJCSBUJPO
"TUIFTDBMFPGTQBDFDSBGUJTHSPXJOHMBSHFSUPNFFUUIFNJTTJPO
SFRVJSFNFOUT JUCFDPNFTIBSEFSUPHFUBDDVSBUFNPEBM
QBSBNFUFSTPOUIFHSPVOEHMPCBMWJCSBUJPOUFTUCFGPSFMBVODI
CFDBVTFPGUIFHSBWJUZBOEBUNPTQIFSFQSFTTVSF5IFHSPVQ
EFWFMPQTTBGF FGGJDJFOU BOEQSBDUJDBMBQQSPBDIFTUPFTUJNBUF
EZOBNJDDIBSBDUFSJTUJDTGSPNPOMJOFEBUBJOBDUVBMPQFSBUJPO
3FTFBSDIPOBFSPFMBTUJDJUZ
"TUIFTQFFEPGBJSDSBGUJNQSPWFT JUJTOPFYBHHFSBUJPOUPTBZ
UIBUIPXBDDVSBUFMZBOBFSPFMBTUJDQIFOPNFOPOSFQSFTFOUFECZ
GMVUUFSWJCSBUJPOJTJEFOUJGJFEEFUFSNJOFTUIFQFSGPSNBODFPGBO
BJSGSBNF5IFHSPVQUSJFTUPFTUBCMJTIBEFTJHOUFDIOJRVFPG
BDUJWFDPOUSPMTZTUFNTVTJOHUIFCFIBWJPSPGBJMFSPOVOTUFBEZ
BFSPEZOBNJDGPSDFJOUIFUSBOTPOJDTQFFESBOHF5IFHSPVQBMTP
BEWBODFTEFNPOTUSBUJPOSFTFBSDIUISPVHIUIFGMVUUFSBOBMZTJTPG
BTVQFSTPOJDBJSDSBGUXJUIBDPNQMJDBUFETIBQF BTXFMMBT
UISPVHIXJOEUVOOFMUFTU
3FTFBSDIPOTQBDFTUSVDUVSFUFDIOPMPHZ
5IF4USVDUVSFTBOE.FDIBOJTNT(SPVQQSPWJEFTUFDIOJDBM
TVQQPSUSFMBUFEUPUIFTUSVDUVSFTPGTQBDFDSBGUBOETQBDF
USBOTQPSUBUJPOWFIJDMFUISPVHIDPPQFSBUJPOXJUIWBSJPVTQSPKFDUT
"MTP UIFHSPVQDPOEVDUTSFTFBSDIFTPONFBTVSFNFOUBOE
DPOUSPMPGTQBDFDSBGUNJDSPWJCSBUJPOSFRVJSFEGPSIJHIQPJOUJOH
TUBCJMJUZ BTXFMMBTPOIJHIMZUIFSNBMTUBCMFTUSVDUVSFTVTJOH
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
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5IFHSPVQDPOEVDUTCBTJDUFDIOPMPHZSFTFBSDIPONFDIBOJDBM
DPNQPOFOUTTVDIBTCFBSJOHT5IFHSPVQEFWFMPQT
IJHIQFSGPSNBODF SFMJBCMFNPWJOHNFDIBOJDBMDPNQPOFOUT 
XIJDIBSFDPNNPOMZVUJMJ[FEGPSTBUFMMJUFT JODMVEJOHIBSNPOJD
ESJWFHFBS TMJQSJOHBOEMPXTIPDLSFMFBTFEFWJDF
3FTFBSDIPOTQBDFUSJCPMPHZ
5IFHSPVQFWBMVBUFTUIFUSJCPMPHJDBMDIBSBDUFSJTUJDTPGTQBDF
MVCSJDBOUTJOTJNVMBUFETQBDFFOWJSPONFOUUPBDRVJSF
QFSGPSNBODFEBUBVOEFSWBSJPVTPQFSBUJOHDPOEJUJPOT5IFHSPVQ
BMTPDPOEVDUTSFTFBSDIPOUSJCPMPHZJOWBDVVNEVTUFOWJSPONFOU
TJNVMBUJOHUIFNPPOFOWJSPONFOU BOEPOOFXIJHIQFSGPSNBODF
MVCSJDBOUT
5IF4USVDUVSFTBOE.FDIBOJTNT(SPVQFOHBHFTJOXJEF
TQFDUSVNPGSFTFBSDIBOEEFWFMPQNFOU GSPNBWJBUJPOUP
TQBDF XIFSFTUSVDUVSFTBOENFDIBOJTNTBSFFYQPTFEUP
WBSJFUZPGFYUSFNFFOWJSPONFOU JODMVEJOHDSZPHFOJDPSIJHI
UFNQFSBUVSFT BFSPEZOBNJDMPBETPSMBVODIJOHMPBET 
WBDVVNPSDPSSPTJWFFOWJSPONFOU5PBDIJFWFMJHIUXFJHIU
BOEIJHISFMJBCJMJUZPGUIFTFTUSVDUVSBMFMFNFOUTBOE
NFDIBOJTNT UIFHSPVQDPOEVDUTSFTFBSDIBOE
EFWFMPQNFOUCBTFEPOBOBMZTFTBOEFYQFSJNFOUT5IFZ
BMTPQSPWJEFUFDIOJDBMTVQQPSUUPWBSJPVTQSPKFDUT
5SBOTPOJDGMVUUFSBOBMZTJTBOEUFTUDPOEJUJPO
;FSPUIFSNBMFYQBOTJPOBMM$'31NJSSPS
%JTUVSCBODFNFBTVSFNFOUUFTU
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Disciplinary Engineering
Structures and Mechanisms Group
5IF4USVDUVSFTBOE.FDIBOJTNT(SPVQDPOEVDUTSFTFBSDIBOEEFWFMPQNFOUPGTUSVDUVSFTPGTQBDFDSBGUBOE
BJSDSBGU BOETQBDFNFDIBOJTNT XIJDIBSFFYQPTFEUPIBSTIPQFSBUJPOBMFOWJSPONFOUT5IFSFTFBSDIBOE
EFWFMPQNFOUDPWFSTBMPUPGHSPVOE JODMVEJOHFOWJSPONFOUBMEVSBCJMJUZPGOP[[MFTBOEUIFSNBMQSPUFDUJPO
TZTUFNT DPVQMJOHQSPCMFNPGMBSHFTDBMFTQBDFTUSVDUVSFʟTEFGPSNBUJPOBOEDPOUSPM WJCSBUJPODBVTFECZ
DPNQMJDBUFEBFSPEZOBNJDGPSDFT TUSVDUVSFTPGTQBDFUSBOTQPSUWFIJDMFTBOETBUFMMJUFT BOETQBDFNFDIBOJTNT
BOEUSJCPMPHZ5IF4USVDUVSFTBOE.FDIBOJTNT(SPVQBMTPQMBZBDUJWFSPMFTJODPPQFSBUJPOXJUIWBSJPVTQSPKFDUT
Goal
Research Objectives
9
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5$4DPNQPOFOUTBOENBUFSJBMT
8FIBWFCFFOEFWFMPQJOHIJHIMZFGGJDJFOU IJHIMZSFMJBCMFTQBDF
DSZPDPPMFSTBOEJOOPWBUJWFIFBUQJQFT TVDIBTBMPPQIFBU
QJQFBOEBGMBUUZQFIFBUQJQF
JOPSEFSUPBDRVJSFBEWBODFE
UIFSNBMDPOUSPMUFDIOPMPHJFTGPSGMFYJCMFUIFSNBMNBOBHFNFOU
PGGVUVSFTQBDFDSBGUT"DDVSBUFUIFSNBMEFTJHOTBOE
BEFRVBUFUIFSNBMNBSHJOTSFRVJSFBUIPSPVHIVOEFSTUBOEJOH
PGUIFQSPQFSUJFTPGUIFSNBMDPOUSPMNBUFSJBMTCBTFEPO
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Goal
Research Objectives
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DPOTUSVDUJOHBEBUBCBTFPOQBSUT*OBEEJUJPOUPTVQQPSUJOHUIFTFMFDUJPOBOEQSPDVSFNFOUPGQBSUTGPSFBDIQSPKFDU UIF
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DPNNFSDJBMPGGUIFTIFMGQBSUT UIFHSPVQJTBHHSFTTJWFMZ
QSPNPUJOHJOUFSOBUJPOBMDPPQFSBUJPOUPTFDVSFTUBCMFTVQQMJFTPG
QBSUT"OPUIFSGSVJUGVMUBTLJTUPTIBSFJNQPSUBOUJOGPSNBUJPOPO
EFGFDUTEVSJOHUIFEFWFMPQNFOUPGTQBDFDSBGUBUIPNFBOEBCSPBE 
BTXFMMBTPONBSLFUUSFOET BOEUPQSPWJEFUIFJOGPSNBUJPOUP
VTFSTJNNFEJBUFMZ$BQJUBMJ[JOHPOPSCJUBMEFNPOTUSBUJPO
PQQPSUVOJUJFTJTDSJUJDBMGPSUIFXJEFTQSFBEVTFPGUIFQBSUTBMSFBEZ
EFWFMPQFE'PSUIJTSFBTPO UIFHSPVQVOEFSUBLFTEFNPOTUSBUJPO
TUVEJFTXJUIUIFMBUFTUTQBDFFMFDUSPOJDQBSUTJOPVUFSTQBDFJO
DPPQFSBUJPOXJUIPWFSTFBTTQBDFBHFODJFT
Research Objectives
11
Goal
'PS)JHI3FMJBCMF 4NBMM4J[F BOE-JHIUXFJHIU&MFDUSJD
1PXFS4ZTUFNT
˔ 8FBSFQVSTVJOHOPUPOMZUIFSFBMJ[BUJPOPGIJHISFMJBCJMJUZBOE
MJHIUXFJHIUTZTUFNT CVUBMTPUIFCVTBSDIJUFDUVSF
JNQSPWFNFOU NPVOUJOHUFDIOJRVFNPEJGJDBUJPOBOE
CVTWPMUBHFPQUJNJ[BUJPO5IJTJTUPSFTQPOEUPTQFDJGJD
SFRVJSFNFOUTGSPNTQBDFNJTTJPOT"MTP XFBSFPQUJNJ[JOH
QPXFSDPOUSPMDPNQPOFOUTEFTJHO CZNFBOTPGGBCSJDBUJPO
BOEQFSGPSNBODFFWBMVBUJPOPGQSPUPUZQFT
˔ 'PSQSBDUJDBMVTF XFBSFFWBMVBUJOHMJUIJVNJPOCBUUFSJFTXIJDI
IBWFIJHIFOFSHZEFOTJUZ UXJDFUIBUPGDPOWFOUJPOBMBMLBMJOF
CBUUFSJFT
NBJOMZJOUFSNTPGBDZDMFMJGFQFSGPSNBODFUFTU*O
 XFIBWFDPOGJSNFEBDZDMFMJGFDPSSFTQPOEJOHUP
ZFBSTJOMPX&BSUIPSCJU5IFUFTUJTTUJMMCFJOHDPOUJOVFE
'PS-JHIUXFJHIUBOE)JHI4QFDJGJD1PXFS4PMBS$FMMTBOE
1BEEMFT
˔ 8FBSFEFWFMPQJOH***7NVMUJKVODUJPOUIJOGJMNTQBDFTPMBS
DFMMT8FBJNUPTJNVMUBOFPVTMZBDIJFWFIJHIFGGJDJFODZ 
SBEJBUJPOIBSE MJHIUXFJHIUBOEMPXDPTU5IFEFWFMPQNFOUJT
CBTFEPO+BQBOʟTPSJHJOBMUFDIOPMPHZ*OBEEJUJPO XFBSF
TUVEZJOHSBEJBUJPOEFHSBEBUJPOCFIBWJPSPGTPMBSDFMMTBOEBMTP
SBEJBUJPOFGGFDUTPOTFNJDPOEVDUPSNBUFSJBMT
˔ 8FBSFJOWFTUJHBUJOHIJHITQFDJGJDQPXFSTPMBSQBEEMFT XIJDI
UBLFBEWBOUBHFPGUIFQSPQFSUJFTPGUIFUIJOGJMNTPMBSDFMMT
EFTDSJCFEBCPWF'VSUIFSNPSF XFBSFUSZJOHUPDMBSJGZ
DIBSHJOHEJTDIBSHJOHQIFOPNFOBPDDVSSJOHPOTPMBSQBEEMFT
JOBTQBDFFOWJSPONFOU JOPSEFSUPBUUBJOBEVSBCMFQBEEMF
EFTJHOBHBJOTUEBNBHFEVFUPEJTDIBSHF
Research Objectives
-JUIJVNJPOCBUUFSZBTTFNCMZ *O(B1(B"T(FUSJQMFKVODUJPOTPMBSDFMM 1SPUPUZQFUIJOGJMN
NVMUJKVODUJPOTPMBSDFMM
*NBHFPGBTBUFMMJUF "EWBODFE-BOE0CTFSWJOH4BUFMMJUF"-04

#BUUFSZDZDMFMJGFUFTUFRVJQNFOU 4PMBSDFMMQFSGPSNBODFNFBTVSFNFOU
Disciplinary Engineering
5IF4QBDF1PXFS4ZTUFNT(SPVQJTTUVEZJOHXBZTUPFOIBODFUIFSFMJBCJMJUZBOEQFSGPSNBODFPGFMFDUSJD
QPXFSTZTUFNTBOEQPXFSHFOFSBUJOHTPMBSQBEEMFTGPSTQBDFBQQMJDBUJPOCZSFEVDJOHUIFJSTJ[FBOEXFJHIU
5IFNBJOSFTFBSDIUIFNFTBSFBTGPMMPXT
3FTFBSDIPOUFDIOPMPHZGPSFMFDUSJDQPXFSTZTUFNTBOECBUUFSJFTGPSTQBDFDSBGUT
3FTFBSDIPOTPMBSDFMMTBOETPMBSQBEEMFTZTUFNT
Space Power Systems Group
5IFHSPVQBJNTUPSFBMJ[FFMFDUSJDQPXFSTZTUFNTBOETPMBS
QBEEMFTUPBDIJFWFVOJWFSTBMBOETFDVSFTVDDFTTJO
DVSSFOUBOEGVUVSFTQBDFNJTTJPOT5IFTZTUFNTIBWFUP
CFEFWFMPQFEJOPSEFSUPDPOUSJCVUFUPNBLFTQBDFDSBGUT
MJHIUFSBTXFMMBTUPGMFYJCMZNFFUEJWFSTJGZJOHTQBDF
NJTTJPOT
3FBMJ[BUJPOPGFMFDUSJDQPXFSTZTUFNTCZFNQMPZJOH
SFEVDFEXFJHIU IJHIFSSFMJBCJMJUZ IJHIFSQFSGPSNBODF
QPXFSDPOUSPMDPNQPOFOUTᴷBTXFMMBTMJHIUXFJHIU 
IJHIQFSGPSNBODFTFDPOEBSZCBUUFSZDFMMTXIJDIIBWF
UIFMBSHFNBTTJNQBDU
"DIJFWFNFOUPGTNBMMBSFB MJHIUXFJHIU MPXDPTUBOE
EVSBCMFTPMBSQBOFMTQBEEMFTᴷ
VUJMJ[JOHIJHIFGGJDJFODZ SBEJBUJPOIBSE
TPMBSDFMMTBOEBMTPMJHIUXFJHIUTPMBS
QBEEMFTUSVDUVSFXIJDIJTPQUJNJ[FE
GPSGMFYJCMFUIJOGJMNTPMBSDFMMT
)FBUQJQF
)PSOBOUFOOB
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Research Objectives
12
4QBDF$PNNVOJDBUJPOTBOE%BUB)BOEMJOH4ZTUFNTXJUI
)JHIFS4QFFETBOE-BSHFS$BQBDJUJFT
5PSFBMJ[FBNPSFTPQIJTUJDBUFEDPNNVOJDBUJPOTZTUFNDBQBCMFPG
NFFUJOHEJWFSTFDPNNVOJDBUJPOSFRVJSFNFOUTGSPNBTBUFMMJUFTZTUFNJO
UIFGVUVSF JUXJMMCFOFDFTTBSZUPJNQSPWFDPNNVOJDBUJPOTQFFETBOE
RVBMJUZJOMJNJUFEGSFRVFODZSFTPVSDFT5IFHSPVQJTXPSLJOHJOUIJT
EJSFDUJPOCZTUVEZJOHBTBUFMMJUFDPNNVOJDBUJPOTZTUFNVTJOHBOBEBQUJWF
NPEVMBUJPOUFDIOPMPHZFNQMPZFEJOUIJSEHFOFSBUJPODFMMQIPOFT FUD
0O#PBSE"OUFOOBBOE$PNNVOJDBUJPO&RVJQNFOUXJUI
3FEVDFE4J[F -JHIUFS8FJHIU BOE)JHIFS'VODUJPOBMJUZ
*OTQBDFDPNNVOJDBUJPO UXPQBSUJFTJODPNNVOJDBUJPOBSFHFOFSBMMZ
NPWJOHSFMBUJWFMZUPFBDIPUIFS5IFSFGPSF QBSUJDVMBSMZXJUIBTUSPOHMZ
EJSFDUJPOBMBOUFOOB JUJTOFDFTTBSZUPDIBOHFJUTEJSFDUJPOGSPNIPVSUP
IPVS5IFHSPVQJTSFTFBSDIJOHBOEEFWFMPQJOHBQIBTFEBSSBZBOUFOOB
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DBQBCMFPGUSBOTNJUUJOHBOESFDFJWJOHSBEJPXBWFTJOBOBSCJUSBSZ
EJSFDUJPOXJUIPVUCFJOHNPWFE FUD5IFHSPVQJTBMTPQSPNPUJOHUIF
SFTFBSDIBOEEFWFMPQNFOUPGDPNNVOJDBUJPOFRVJQNFOUXJUISFEVDFE
TJ[F MJHIUFSXFJHIU BOEIJHIGVODUJPOBMJUZVTJOHEJHJUBMUFDIOPMPHZ5IF
HSPVQJTBMTPQSPNPUJOHUIFSFTFBSDIBOEEFWFMPQNFOUPGDPNNVOJDBUJPO
FRVJQNFOUXJUISFEVDFETJ[F MJHIUFSXFJHIU BOEIJHIGVODUJPOBMJUZVTJOH
EJHJUBMUFDIOPMPHZ
0O#PBSE%BUB)BOEMJOH&RVJQNFOUXJUI3FEVDFE4J[F -JHIUFS
8FJHIU BOE)JHIFS&GGJDJFODZ
8JUIUIFʠEBUBSFDPSEJOHQPSUJPOʡ JOUIFEBUBIBOEMJOHFRVJQNFOU UIF
HSPVQJTSFTFBSDIJOHBOEEFWFMPQJOHTPMJETUBUFSFDPSEFSXJUIIJHIFS
TQFFE MPXFSQPXFSDPOTVNQUJPOBOEMPOHFSTFSWJDFMJGFDPNQBSFEXJUI
DPOWFOUJPOBMUBQFSFDPSEFSTBOENBHOFUJDPQUJDBMEJTLT
3FGJOFE%BUB)BOEMJOH5FDIOPMPHJFT#BTFEPO.PSF
4PQIJTUJDBUFE"MHPSJUINTGPS$PNQSFTTJPOBOE&SSPS$PSSFDUJPO
*OBTPMJETUBUFSFDPSEFS SBEJBUJPODBVTFT4&65IFHSPVQJTTUVEZJOH
FSSPSDPOUSPMDPEFTGPSFGGJDJFOUDPSSFDUJPOBOEEFUFDUJPOPGEBUBFSSPST
EVFUPUIJT4&6 BOEEFWFMPQJOHFODPEJOHBOEEFDPEJOHDJSDVJUT
0UIFSSFTFBSDIGPDVTFTPOBDPNQSFTTJPONFUIPETVJUBCMFGPSNPWJOH
JNBHFTSFDPSEFECZNPOJUPSDBNFSBT FUD
4UBOEBSEJ[FBOE&OIBODFE0QFSBCJMJUZPGUIF4QBDF%BUB4ZTUFN
5PJNQSPWFUIFFGGJDJFODZPGTBUFMMJUFEFWFMPQNFOUBOEPQFSBUJPO UIF
HSPVQJTTUVEZJOHUIFBEWBODFNFOUBOETUBOEBSEJ[BUJPOPGEBUBIBOEMJOH
UFDIOPMPHJFT
5IFDPNNVOJDBUJPOTBOEEBUBIBOEMJOHTZTUFN BCBTJDTZTUFN
GPSTQBDFDSBGU NVTUCFIJHIMZSFMJBCMF#FUUFSQFSGPSNBODFBOE
NPSFTPQIJTUJDBUFEGVODUJPOBMJUZBSFWJUBMUPFOBCMFNPSFGMFYJCMF
BOEBEWBODFETQBDFBDUJWJUJFTJOUIFGVUVSF"OESFEVDJOHUIF
TJ[F XFJHIU BOEQPXFSDPOTVNQUJPOJTDPOTJTUFOUMZSFRVJSFEGPS
TQBDFDSBGU5PSFTQPOEUPUIFGPSFHPJOH XFBSFOPXSFTFBSDIJOH
XBZTUPSFBMJ[FUIFGPMMPXJOH
)JHIFSTQFFEBOEMBSHFSDBQBDJUZTQBDFDPNNVOJDBUJPOTBOEEBUB
IBOEMJOHTZTUFNT
3FEVDFETJ[FBOEXFJHIUBOEHSFBUFSGVODUJPOBMJUZPGPOCPBSE
BOUFOOBBOEDPNNVOJDBUJPOFRVJQNFOU
3FEVDFETJ[FBOEXFJHIUBOEIJHIFSFGGJDJFODZPGPOCPBSEEBUB
IBOEMJOHFRVJQNFOU
3FEVDFETJ[FBOEXFJHIU IJHIFSTQFFE BOEMBSHFSDBQBDJUZPG
POCPBSEEBUBSFDPSEFS
3FGJOFEEBUBIBOEMJOHUFDIOPMPHJFTCBTFEPONPSFTPQIJTUJDBUFE
BMHPSJUINTGPSDPNQSFTTJPOBOEFSSPSDPSSFDUJPO
4UBOEBSEJ[FEBOEFOIBODFEPQFSBCJMJUZPGUIFTQBDFEBUBTZTUFN
1SPUPUZQFPGFSSPSDPOUSPMDJSDVJU4PMJETUBUFSFDPSEFS
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Disciplinary Engineering
Telecommunications and Data Handling Group
4QBDFDSBGUDPMMFDUWBSJPVTUZQFTPGEBUBBTUIFZDBSSZPVUUIFJSNJTTJPOTJOPSCJU5PVTFUIFEBUB JUNVTUCF
USBOTNJUUFECBDLUPFBSUI$PNNBOETJHOBMTNVTUCFTFOUTFDVSFMZUPTQBDFDSBGU BOEBDDVSBUFJOGPSNBUJPOPO
TQBDFDSBGUDPOEJUJPOTNVTUBMTPCFTFOUCBDLUPFBSUIUPFOTVSFOPSNBMPQFSBUJPO4VSFBOEFGGJDJFOU
DPNNVOJDBUJPOTBOEEBUBIBOEMJOHCFUXFFOTQBDFDSBGUBOEUIFHSPVOEBSFUIFSFGPSFDSVDJBM5IF
5FMFDPNNVOJDBUJPOTBOE%BUB)BOEMJOH(SPVQEFWFMPQTGVOEBNFOUBMUFDIOPMPHJFTGPSDPNNVOJDBUJPOTBOE
EBUBIBOEMJOH
Goal
$PODFQUPGDPNNVOJDBUJPOTZTUFNVTJOHBEBQUJWFNPEVMBUJPOUFDIOPMPHZ
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-BSHFˡ
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%BUBUSBOTNJTTJPOTQFFE
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13
Disciplinary Engineering
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Space Environment Group
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Research Objectives
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14
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CFJOHSFTFBSDIFEUPFOBCMFSBQJEQSPDFTTJOHBOEIJHIFS
GVODUJPOBMJUZJOOVNFSJDBMTJNVMBUJPOBOEEBUBQSPDFTTJOH5IF
SFNPUFGJMFTZTUFNBMMPXTVTFSTUPBDDFTTGJMFTJOUIF
)1$TZTUFNGSPNHFPHSBQIJDBMMZSFNPUFTJUFT3FTFBSDIPO
)1$TZTUFNIBSEXBSFBSDIJUFDUVSFGJUT+"9"ʟTBQQMJDBUJPO TP
UIFBSDIJUFDUVSFDBOQSPDFTTUIFBQQMJDBUJPOGBTUFS"
IJHITQFFEBOEIJHISFMJBCJMJUZGJMFTZTUFNBUUIFVTFSMFWFMIBT
CFFOCVJMUBOETFWFSBMFYQFSJNFOUTVTJOHUIF1BDJGJDPDFBO
OFUXPSLMJOL BMPOHGBUOFUXPSL IBWFCFFOFYFDVUFE"OECZ
PQFSBUJOHBIJHITQFFESFTFBSDIBOEBDBEFNJDOFUXPSL PVS
PSHBOJ[BUJPOIBTHBUIFSFEBOEEFWFMPQFEBOBSSBZOFUXPSL
NBOBHFNFOUUFDIOJRVF
Disciplinary Engineering
'JH"DPVTUJDFOWJSPONFOUJOSPDLFUGBJSJOHBOEWJCSBUJPO
POBTBUFMMJUFTVSGBDF
'JH%SPQMFUCSFBLVQCZ
QSPQBHBUJWFDBQJMMBSZXBWF
'JH-0Y)DPNCVTUJPOGMPXBSPVOEB
DPBYJBMJOKFDUPSFMFNFOUPGBTVQFSDSJUJDBM
BOEDSZPHFOJDSPDLFUFOHJOFDPNCVTUPS
VQQFS UFNQFSBUVSFMPXFS WPSUJDJUZ

'JH$PNQBSJTPOPG.BDIDPOUPVSBOETPVOEXBWFGPSNBNPOH
DPOWFOUJPOBMBOEJNQSPWFECMBEFUJQTIBQFT
Goal
*OTPVOEBOEWJCSBUJPOSFTFBSDI XFEFWFMPQBOBOBMZ[JOHNFUIPE
GPSUIFTBUFMMJUFWJCSBUJPODBVTFECZTPVOEJOTJEFBSPDLFUGBJSJOH 
BEFTJHOUFDIOPMPHZGPSSFEVDJOHOPJTFCZUBLJOHUIFIFMJDPQUFS
CMBEFQSPCMFNBTBOFYBNQMF BOBOBMZ[JOHNFUIPEPOUSBOTPOJD
CVGGFU BOEBGBTUBOBMZ[JOHNFUIPEPOTPVOEQSPQBHBUJPOBUUIF
SPDLFUMBVODI BOEUSZUPJOWFTUJHBUFUIFNFDIBOJTNPGOPJTF
SFEVDUJPOCZUIFXBUFSTQSJOLMJOHPWFSUIFSPDLFUMBVODI*O
DPNCVTUJPOBOEUVSCVMFODFSFTFBSDI XFBJNBUFOBCMJOHUIF
VOTUFBEZBOBMZTJTPGDPNCVTUPSTVCTDBMFNPEFMPGBSPDLFU
FOHJOFCZJNQSPWJOHUIFDPNCVTUJPONPEFMVTFECPUIPG
TVQFSDSJUJDBMQSFTTVSFDPNCVTUJPOBOEESPQMFUDPNCVTUJPO*O
NVMUJEJTDJQMJOFGVTJPOSFTFBSDI XFUSZUPQSPNPUFUIFQSBDUJDBM
VTFPGOVNFSJDBMTJNVMBUJPOCZFOIBODJOHUIFUFDIOPMPHJFT
DPODFSOJOHXJUIHSJEHFOFSBUJPO QBSBMMFMJ[BUJPO QMBUGPSN WBMJEBUJPO 
FUD*OUIFOFYUHFOFSBUJPODPNQVUJOHBOEOFUXPSLJOH XFEFWFMPQ
UIFUFDIOPMPHZGPSGBTUBOENBTTEBUBUSBOTGFSTIBSJOHCFUXFFO
SFNPUFQMBDFT BOEUSZUPFOIBODFUIFFGGFDUJWFOFTTPG
DPNQVUJOHBOEEBUBNBOJQVMBUJPOCZVTJOHCVJMUJOUFDIOPMPHZ

B
SFDUBOHVMBSUJQ

C
UJQTIBQFEFWFMPQFE

D
PQUJNJ[FEUJQ
  CZ/"-
10
2
10
3
10
-10
10
0
10
10
frequency [Hz]
Acceleration PSD [G
2/Hz]
1
2
3
4
Pressure Boundary
Thin Plate
Subdomain Boundary
Rigid Wall
0 0.2
0
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5
3
3.5
84
86
88
90
92
94
96
98
100
0 1 2 3
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
80
90
100
110
10
2
10
3
10
-10
10
0
10
10
frequency [Hz]
Acceleration PSD [G
2/Hz]
1
2
3
4
0 0.2
0
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5
3
3.5
84
86
88
90
92
94
96
98
100
0 1 2 3
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
80
90
100
110
20Hz
The numbers are subdomain indices.
Satellite
Satellite
Rocket Fairing
Rocket
Fairing
Research Objectives
ɽLHDMBTTTBUFMMJUF
5IFNBKPSNJTTJPOPGUIFTNBMMEFNPOTUSBUJPOTBUFMMJUF
4%4
JTBTTIPXOCFMPX
˔.VMUJNPEFJOUFHSBUFEUSBOTQPOEFS
˔ 4QBDF8JSFEFNPOTUSBUJPONPEVMF
˔"EWBODFENJDSPQSPDFTTPSPSCJUBMFYQFSJNFOUBMBQQBSBUVT
0VSNBJONJTTJPOJTUPEFTJHOBOETUVEZUIF4NBMM
%FNPOTUSBUJPO4BUFMMJUF 4%4
XJUIUIFOFYUHFOFSBUJPOTUBS
USBDLFSBOEOPODPPMJOHJOGSBSFETFOTJOHEFWJDF
15
5IF4QBDF5FDIOPMPHZ%FNPOTUSBUJPO3FTFBSDI$FOUFSXJMM
GBCSJDBUFLHBOELHDMBTTEFNPOTUSBUJPOTBUFMMJUFTJO
TFSJBMGPSN5IFTBUFMMJUFTXJMMJODPSQPSBUFCPUITQJO
TUBCJMJ[BUJPOBOEUISFFBYJTBUUJUVEFDPOUSPMUFDIOPMPHJFT 
EFQFOEJOHPOUIFPOCPBSENJTTJPO5IFDFOUFSBMTPQMBOTUP
FTUBCMJTIBOPSCJUDPOUSPMUFDIOPMPHZCZSFTFBSDIJOHBOE
EFWFMPQJOHBQSPQVMTJPOTZTUFNGPSTNBMMTBUFMMJUFT
LHDMBTTEFNPOTUSBUJPOTBUFMMJUF
'VMMTDBMFTNBMMTBUFMMJUFGPSEFNPOTUSBUJOHFRVJQNFOU
LHDMBTTEFNPOTUSBUJPOTBUFMMJUF
4JNQMJGJFETBUFMMJUFGPSDPNQPOFOUTBOETNBMMFRVJQNFOU
"GUFSBEWBODFESFTFBSDI FRVJQNFOUBOEDPNQPOFOUTBSF
FYQFSJNFOUBMMZGBCSJDBUFEBOEUFTUFEBTFMFNFOUTPGUIF
UFDIOPMPHZFOIBODFNFOUDZDMF"TNBMMEFNPOTUSBUJPOTBUFMMJUF
JTQPTJUJPOFEBTBTQBDFEFNPOTUSBUJPOUPPMGPSUIFTFFRVJQNFOU
BOEDPNQPOFOUT CFGPSFUIFZBSFVTFEJOBOBDUVBMQSPKFDU
4NBMMEFNPOTUSBUJPOTBUFMMJUF
"SUJTUTDPODFQUJPO

&BDITNBMMBVYJMJBSZTBUFMMJUFJTNPVOUFEBUGPVS
QPTJUJPOTPOUIFMPXFSSPDLFUTJEFPGUIFNBJOTBUFMMJUF
4%4
40)-"
40)-"
40)-"
5IFTBUFMMJUFJTGBCSJDBUFE
JOIPVTFCZZPVOHFSTUBGG
SFTFBSDIFST
Space Technology Demonstration
5IF4QBDF5FDIOPMPHZ%FNPOTUSBUJPO3FTFBSDI$FOUFSJTDPOEVDUJOHSFTFBSDIUPEFWFMPQBUPLHDMBTTTNBMM
EFNPOTUSBUJPOTBUFMMJUFBUMPXDPTUJOBTIPSUQFSJPEPGUJNF5IFOFXFTUFRVJQNFOUBOEDPNQPOFOUTUPFOIBODFUIF
QFSGPSNBODFBOESFMJBCJMJUZPGNFEJVNBOEMBSHFTJ[FTBUFMMJUFTBSFFTTFOUJBM5IFQVSQPTFPGEFWFMPQJOHUIFTNBMM
EFNPOTUSBUJPOTBUFMMJUFJTUPQSPNQUMZFYQFSJNFOUBOEEFNPOTUSBUFOFXMZEFWFMPQFEFRVJQNFOUBOEDPNQPOFOUTJO
PVUFSTQBDFBOEPCUBJOGMJHIUQFSGPSNBODF5IFDFOUFSUSJFTUPGBCSJDBUFTBUFMMJUFTJOTFSJBMGPSNUPDPOUJOVPVTMZMBVODI
TNBMMEFNPOTUSBUJPOTBUFMMJUFTBOEIFMQFOIBODFUIFGVODUJPOBMJUZBOESFMJBCJMJUZPGNFEJVNBOEMBSHFTJ[FTBUFMMJUFT
Space Technology Demonstration Research Center
Goal
LHDMBTTTBUFMMJUF
8FBSFEFTJHOJOHBDNYDNYDNTNBMMTRVBSF
TBUFMMJUF
5IF4QBDF5FDIOPMPHZ%FNPOTUSBUJPO3FTFBSDI$FOUFS
MBVODIFEUIFLHDMBTT.JDSP-BC4BUJO%FDFNCFSUP
BDRVJSFTNBMMTBUFMMJUFUFDIOPMPHJFT JODMVEJOHTQJOTUBCJMJ[BUJPO 
UISFFBYJTBUUJUVEFDPOUSPM BOECBUUFSZNBOBHFNFOU4IPSUMZ
BGUFSXBSET BMMQSFQMBOOFEFYQFSJNFOUTXFSFTVDDFTTGVMMZ
BDDPNQMJTIFE
5IFDFOUFSUSBOTGFSSFEUIFLHDMBTTTBUFMMJUFUFDIOPMPHZ
UPl40)-"zGSPN"TUSP5FDIOPMPHZ40)-"BTQBSUPGBO
JOEVTUSZHPWFSONFOUBDBEFNJBDPMMBCPSBUJPO5IFTBNFUZQFPG
SPDLFUJTVTFEUPMBVODIUIFl40)-"zBOE4%4
 *UFN .BJOTQFDJGJDBUJPO
 4J[F YYNNTRVBSF
.BTT"QQSPYLH
 &MFDUSJDQPXFS 8PSNPSF
"UUJUVEF
*OTUFBEZTUBUF4PMBSPSJFOUBUJPOTQJO
  %VSJOHUIFFYQFSJNFOU5ISFFBYJBMDPOUSPM JOFSUJBMTQBDFGJYJOH

 $PNNVOJDBUJPO 4CBOE
 0SCJU"QQSPYLN BOBOHMFPGJODMJOBUJPOPG˃
 -BVODI 4DIFEVMFEGPSGJTDBM
"EWBODFE
SFTFBSDI
1SPUPUZQJOH
BOEUFTUJOH
4QBDF
EFNPOTUSBUJPO
4QBDF
EFNPOTUSBUJPO
4NBMM
TBUFMMJUF
4NBMM
TBUFMMJUF
1SPKFDUBQQMJDBUJPO
0QFSBUJPO
'FFECBDL
Research Objectives
16
3FTFBSDIPOBEWBODFENJTTJPO
˔ 3FTFBSDIPODPVOUFSNFBTVSFTBHBJOTUTQBDFEFCSJT
 5IFDFOUFSBEWBODFTSFTFBSDIPOEFCSJTPCTFSWBUJPO EFCSJT
EJTUSJCVUJPOQSFEJDUJPO BOEEBNBHFGSPNEFCSJTDPMMJTJPOUP
FWBMVBUFUIFSJTLPGTBUFMMJUFDPMMJTJPOTXJUIEFCSJT'PSESBTUJD
NJUJHBUJPOPGTQBDFEFCSJT UIFDFOUFSJTDPOEVDUJOHSFTFBSDI
POUFDIOPMPHJFTGPSBEFCSJTSFNPWFSTZTUFNUIBUXJMMDBQUVSF
BOEEFPSCJUTQBDFEFCSJT4PNFSFTFBSDIGPDVTFTPO
DPNQPOFOUUFDIOPMPHJFTGPSUIFTZTUFN TVDIBTBO
FMFDUSPEZOBNJDUFUIFSGPSBIJHIMZFGGJDJFOUQSPQVMTJPOVOJU
˔ 3FTFBSDIPOBFSPBTTJTUHVJEBODFUFDIOPMPHZ
 5IFDFOUFSGVSUIFSTSFTFBSDIUPQSPQPTFQJPOFFSJOHGMJHIU
TZTUFNTVTJOHJOOPWBUJWFBFSPEZOBNJDHVJEBODFUFDIOPMPHZ
TVDIBTTQBDFQMBOFT BFSPDBQUVSFPSCJUFST BOE
FYUSFNFMZMPXBMUJUVEFTBUFMMJUFT CZEFWFMPQJOHEFTJHOUPPMT
GPSBUNPTQIFSJDFOUSZTZTUFNTBOEIZQFSTPOJDGMJHIUTZTUFNT
˔ 3FTFBSDIPONBOOFE
TQBDFBDUJWJUZUFDIOPMPHZ
 5IF*OOPWBUJWF
5FDIOPMPHZ3FTFBSDI
$FOUFSGVSUIFSTSFTFBSDI
XJUIBOFNQIBTJTPOBJS
BOEXBUFSSFQSPEVDUJPO
UFDIOPMPHJFTCZBQQMZJOH
OBOPUFDIOPMPHZ PVS
DPVOUSZʟTGPSUF5IF
DFOUFSʟTBDIJFWFNFOUTJO
UIJTGJFMEXJMMTVQQPSU
GVUVSFNBOOFETQBDFBDUJWJUJFT
'JH%FCSJTDBQUVSJOHTJNVMBUJPOUFTU
'JH4BCBUJFSSFBDUPSBOEPYZHFO
SFQSPEVDUJPOFRVJQNFOUVTJOHXBUFSFMFDUSPMZTJT
'JH-JOFBSFMFDUSJDQPXFSHFOFSBUPS
GPSGSFFQJTUPO4UJSMJOHFOHJOF
'JH/BOPQSPDFTTJOH OBOPNBDIJOJOH
UFDIOPMPHZ
UPCFBQQMJFEUPBTQBDFFMFDUSPOTPVSDF
40)-"
"TBOBEWBODFENJTTJPOSFTFBSDIBDUJWJUZ UIF*OOPWBUJWF5FDIOPMPHZ
3FTFBSDI$FOUFSTFFLTUPDBSSZGPSXBSESFTFBSDIBOEEFWFMPQNFOUPO
NFBTVSFTBHBJOTUTQBDFEFCSJTQSPCMFNT4VDDFTTJOUIJTFGGPSUXJMM
BMMPXTQBDFBDUJWJUJFTUPCFTBGFMZTVTUBJOFEBOEDPOUSJCVUFUPUIF
˔ 3FTFBSDIPOGSPOUJFS
UFDIOPMPHJFT
'PSGVUVSFFOFSHZUFDIOPMPHZJO
BFSPTQBDFBQQMJDBUJPOT UIF
DFOUFSSFTFBSDIFTOFXQPXFS
HFOFSBUJPOBOETUPSBHFEFWJDFT
TVDIBT4UJSMJOHFOHJOFBOE
SFHFOFSBUJWFGVFMDFMM*UBMTP
BEWBODFTSFTFBSDIXJUIUIFHPBM
PGBQQMZJOHOBOPNBUFSJBMBOE
OBOPQSPDFTTJOH
OBOPNBDIJOJOH
UFDIOPMPHJFT
UPTQBDFFRVJQNFOU
'JH+"9"ʟT/ZVLBTBZBNBPQUJDBMPCTFSWBUJPOTUBUJPO
Innovative Technology
Innovative Technology Research Center
5IFDPOUJOVPVTBEWBODFPGPVSDPVOUSZʟTTQBDFEFWFMPQNFOUJOUIFZFBSTBIFBEXJMMSFRVJSFBEWBODFE
SFTFBSDIBOEEFWFMPQNFOUPOMFBEJOHFEHFUFDIOPMPHJFTXJUIBOFZFUPXBSEUIFGVUVSF5IF*OOPWBUJWF
5FDIOPMPHZ3FTFBSDI$FOUFSXPSLTUPXBSEUIJTFOECZDPOEVDUJOHBEWBODFENJTTJPOSFTFBSDIUPDSFBUF
OFYUHFOFSBUJPOBOEGVUVSFQSPKFDUT BEWBODFESFTFBSDIBOEEFWFMPQNFOUPGJOOPWBUJWFUFDIOPMPHJFTUPNFFU
UIFSFRVJSFNFOUTPGGVUVSFNJTTJPOT BOETVQQPSUGPSPOHPJOHQSPKFDUTUPTPMWFUFDIOJDBMQSPCMFNT
Goal
RVBMJUBUJWFFYQBOTJPOPGUIFTQIFSFPGIVNBOBDUJWJUJFT5IFDFOUFS
BMTPDPOEVDUTCBTJDBOEGVOEBNFOUBMSFTFBSDIPOCBTFBOEGMJHIU
TZTUFNTUPQSPQPTFJOOPWBUJWFBFSPTQBDFTZTUFNT JOPSEFSUP
DPOUSJCVUFUPUIFTQBUJBMFYQBOTJPOPGUIFTQIFSFPGIVNBOBDUJWJUJFT
3FTFBSDIPOUFDIOPMPHJFTGPSJOOPWBUJWFCBTFTZTUFNTBOEGMJHIUWFIJDMFT
'JH%FWFMPQNFOUPGBFSPDBQUVSFUFDIOPMPHZ
4QBDF
EFNPOTUSBUJPO
4NBMM
TBUFMMJUF
Research Objectives
17
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*OOPWBUJWF5FDIOPMPHZ3FTFBSDI$FOUFS
5IF3PCPUJDT3FTFBSDI(SPVQBEWBODFTSFTFBSDIPOUIF
NBOOFEBDUJWJUZTVQQPSUTVCTUJUVUFSPCPUT XIJDIXJMMCF
OFFEFEJONBOOFETQBDFNJTTJPOTBOEUIFDPOTUSVDUJPOPG
MBSHFTQBDFTUSVDUVSFT5IFHSPVQBMTPSFTFBSDIFT
BTTFNCMZ JOTQFDUJPO BOENBJOUFOBODFUFDIOPMPHJFTXJUI
UIFIFMQPGTQBDFSPCPUT BOEDPOEVDUTWBSJPVT
QSPKFDUTVQQPSUJOHSFTFBSDICZBQQMZJOHTQBDFSPCPU
UFDIOPMPHJFT
3FTFBSDIJOUPNBOOFEBDUJWJUZTVQQPSUSPCPUT
"TPVSDPVOUSZʟTTQBDFBDUJWJUJFTFYQBOE UIFSFXJMMCFBOJODSFBTFJO
PQFSBUJPOBOEXPSLUPCFQFSGPSNFECZBTUSPOBVUT5IFQVSQPTFPGUIJT
SFTFBSDIJTUPEFWFMPQTQBDFSPCPUTUIBUTVQQPSU DPNQMFNFOU BOE
TVCTUJUVUFNBOOFETQBDFBDUJWJUJFTGSPNTBGFUZBOEFDPOPNJDQFSTQFDUJWFT
0VSHSPVQQMBOTUPDPOEVDUBOFYQFSJNFOUXJUIBNBOOFEBDUJWJUZTVQQPSU
SPCPUVTJOHBOFYUSBWFIJDVMBSFYQFSJNFOUQMBUGPSNPO,JCPV B+BQBOFTF
FYQFSJNFOUNPEVMFCFJOHEFWFMPQFECZPVSDPVOUSZBTBQBSUPGUIF
*OUFSOBUJPOBM4QBDF4UBUJPO *44
*OUIJTFYQFSJNFOU PVSHSPVQJTTDIFEVMFE
UPEFNPOTUSBUFXPSLJOHBOENPWJOHUFDIOPMPHJFTFTTFOUJBMUP
NBOOFEBDUJWJUZTVQQPSUSPCPUT
5IF3PCPUJDT3FTFBSDI(SPVQJTBMTPEFWFMPQJOHBSPCPUIBOE 'JH
GPS
BDDVSBUFXPSLBQQMJDBCMFUPCPUIHSPVOEBOETQBDFVTJOHUIFPQFO
MBCPSBUPSZTZTUFN B+"9"QSJWBUFFOUFSQSJTFTDPMMBCPSBUJPOTZTUFNQSPWJEFE
CZUIF*OEVTUSJBM$PMMBCPSBUJPO%FQBSUNFOU
3FTFBSDIJOGSFFGMZJOHSPCPU
*OGVUVSFTQBDFEFWFMPQNFOU SPCPUTXJMMCFSFRVJSFEUPBTTFNCMFMBSHFTQBDF
TUSVDUVSFTTVDIBTTQBDFTPMBSQPXFSHFOFSBUJPOTBUFMMJUFTBOEJOUFSOBUJPOBM
TQBDFTUBUJPOT UPJOTQFDUTUSVDUVSFTIBQFTBOEGVODUJPOTBGUFSBTTFNCMZ 
BOEUPQFSGPSNNBJOUFOBODF"TUIJOHTOPXTUBOE UIFNBOJQVMBUPSBSNTBOE
PUIFSTQBDFSPCPUTVTFEUPQFSGPSNUIFTFKPCTBSFNBJOMZSFNPUFDPOUSPMMFE
UISPVHIIVNBOJOUFSWFOUJPO.PSFHFOFSBMMZ TQBDFSPCPUTBSFMFTTBEWBODFE
UIBOHSPVOECBTFESPCPUTJOUFSNTPGCPUIBVUPNBUJPOBOEBVUPOPNZ
0VSHSPVQJTBEWBODJOHUIFEFWFMPQNFOUPGCBTJDUFDIOPMPHZOFDFTTBSZUP
DSFBUFSPCPUTUPQFSGPSNBTTFNCMZ JOTQFDUJPO BOENBJOUFOBODFJOTQBDF0G
TQFDJBMOPUFJTBOFXJNBHFOBWJHBUJPOHVJEBODFDPOUSPMBMHPSJUINVOEFS
EFWFMPQNFOUBTBOFMFNFOUUFDIOPMPHZGPSGSFFGMZJOHSPCPUT
0VSHSPVQVTFTGBDJMJUJFTUIBUTJNVMBUFTPMBSMJHIUJOHFOWJSPONFOUPOPSCJUUP
EFWFMPQUIFJNBHFOBWJHBUJPOHVJEBODFDPOUSPMBMHPSJUIN 'JH

Major facilities
'JH%ZOBNJDTBOBMZTJTPG
)57XIJMFCFJOHDBQUVSFECZBSPCPUBSN
'JH0OPSCJUMJHIUJOHFOWJSPONFOUTJNVMBUPS
'JH3PCPUIBOEGPSBDDVSBUFXPSL
Innovative Technology
5IF*OOPWBUJWF5FDIOPMPHZ3FTFBSDI$FOUFSQSPNPUFTBEWBODFESFTFBSDIXJUIBOFZFUPDPOUJOVPVTMZDBSSZ
GPSXBSEPVSDPVOUSZʟTTQBDFEFWFMPQNFOUJOUPUIFGVUVSF5IF3PCPUJDT3FTFBSDI(SPVQBEWBODFTSFTFBSDIPO
TQBDFSPCPUJDT BUFDIOPMPHZUPFOBCMFDIBMMFOHJOH IJHIMFWFMTQBDFNJTTJPOTXJUIFOIBODFETBGFUZBOE
FDPOPNZ5IFTQBDFBDUJWJUJFTPGIVNBOLJOEJOPSCJU POUIFNPPO BOEPOPUIFSQMBOFUTBSFFYQFDUFEUP
HSFBUMZFYQBOEUISPVHIUIFQSPNPUJPOPGBVUPNBUJPOBOEBVUPOPNZCZSPCPUTBOEUIFBQQMJDBUJPOTPGSPCPU
UFDIOPMPHJFTUPTVQQPSUNBOOFETQBDFBDUJWJUJFT
Robotics Research Group
Goal
Research Objectives
1SPKFDUTVQQPSUSFTFBSDI
0VSSFTFBSDIBOEEFWFMPQNFOUTPGBSIBTIFMQFEVTBDDVNVMBUFWBSJPVTGPSNTPGSPCPUSFMBUFEFYQFSUJTF5IFBQQMJDBUJPOPGUIJT
FYQFSUJTFUPWBSJPVTQSPKFDUTPG+"9"ʟTPUIFSEJSFDUPSBUFTXJMMIFMQ+"9"BUUBDLNBOZJNQPSUBOUQSPCMFNT0VSHSPVQNFBTVSFTUIF
WJCSBUJPOPGTPMBSQBEEMFTPG(04"5 (SFFOIPVTFHBTFT0CTFSWJOH4"5FMMJUF
BOEQFSGPSNT)57 )**DBSHPUSBOTGFSWFIJDMFUPEFMJWFS
TVQQMJFTUP*44
EZOBNJDTBOBMZTFTXIFOUIFTQBDFTUBUJPOSPCPUBSNDBUDIFTUIF)57 'JH

"TBOBQQMJDBUJPOPGUIFGSFFGMZJOHSPCPUUFDIOPMPHZ UIFHSPVQBMTPTVQQPSUTBQSPKFDUPGBTVDDFTTPSTQBDFDSBGUUPUIFBTUFSPJE
FYQMPSBUJPOQSPCF)BZBCVTBGPSJUTOFXJNBHFOBWJHBUJPOHVJEBODFDPOUSPM
18
4PMBSFOFSHZJTSFHBSEFEBTBTUBCMF MPX$0

FNJTTJPO
FOFSHZTPVSDFGPSUIFGVUVSF5IF4414JTEFTJHOFEUP
USBOTNJUBCPVU(8PGTPMBSFOFSHZQFSTUBUJPO
FRVJWBMFOUUPUIFBNPVOUPGFMFDUSJDQPXFSHFOFSBUFECZB
OVDMFBSQPXFSTUBUJPO
GSPNPVUFSTQBDFUPFBSUIBUMPX
DPTU GPSDPOWFSTJPOJOUPFMFDUSJDQPXFSGPSUFSSFTUSJBMVTF
5IF"EWBODFE.JTTJPO3FTFBSDI(SPVQDPOEVDUT
FYQFSJNFOUTPOUIFUSBOTNJTTJPOPGFOFSHZCFUXFFO
HSPVOETBOEGSPNTQBDFUPUIFHSPVOE BOEPOUIF
BTTFNCMZPGTUSVDUVSFTGPSFTUBCMJTIJOHMBSHFTDBMF
TUSVDUVSFDPOTUSVDUJPOUFDIOPMPHJFTGPSPVUFSTQBDFBOE
FOFSHZUSBOTNJTTJPOUFDIOPMPHJFTVTJOHNJDSPXBWFTBOE
MBTFSCFBNT
5PBDIJFWF.4414 JUJTWFSZJNQPSUBOUUPFOIBODFUIF
FGGJDJFODZPGNJDSPXBWFQPXFSUSBOTNJTTJPOVOJUT*OGJTDBM 
UIFHSPVQUFTUGBCSJDBUFEB()[CBOE$MBTT'BNQMJGJFSVTJOH
B(B/TFNJDPOEVDUPSEFWJDFGBCSJDBUFEFYQFSJNFOUBMMZUIFZFBS
CFGPSF 'JH
BOEFWBMVBUFEUIFQFSGPSNBODF"TBSFTVMU UIF
HSPVQBDIJFWFEUIFIJHIFTUMFWFMTPGFGGJDJFODZFWFSSFDPSEFE
'JH
BESBJOFGGJDJFODZPG BQPXFSBEEFEFGGJDJFODZ
1"&
PG BOEBOPVUQVUQPXFSPG8
4QBDF4PMBS1PXFS4ZTUFNTCZNJDSPXBWF .4414

4QBDF4PMBS1PXFS4ZTUFNTCZMBTFS -4414

4VOMJHIUMBTFSCFBNEJSFDUDPOWFSTJPOUFDIOPMPHZBOEMBTFSFOFSHZ
USBOTNJTTJPOUFDIOPMPHZBSFWFSZJNQPSUBOUUPBDIJFWFUIF-4414
5IFHSPVQJTSFTFBSDIJOHBOFOIBODFEFGGJDJFODZTVOMJHIUFYDJUBUJPO
TPMJEMBTFSVTJOH/E$S:"(DFSBNJDMBTFSNBUFSJBM JNQSPWFE
PVUQVUQPXFS MPOHEJTUBODFUSBOTNJTTJPOXJUINFUFSMBTFS
USBOTNJTTJPOUFTUGBDJMJUJFT ,BLVEB4QBDF$FOUFS
 'JH
BOE
XFBUIFSEFQFOEFODZPOBUNPTQIFSJDUSBOTNJTTJPO
5FDIOPMPHJFTDPNNPOUPUIFVTFPGTPMBSQPXFS
5IF4414SFRVJSFTBMBSHFTUSVDUVSFBTTFNCMFEJOPSCJU"LN
YLNFMMJQUJDBMDPOEFOTJOHNJSSPS GPSFYBNQMF NVTUCF
BTTFNCMFEGPSUIF.44145PFTUBCMJTIBUFDIOPMPHZUPBTTFNCMF
TVDIMBSHFTUSVDUVSFT UIFHSPVQTUVEJFTMJHIUXFJHIUTUSVDUVSBM
GPSNTTVDIBTJOGMBUBCMFTUSVDUVSFT 'JH
BOESFTFBSDIFTSPCPUT
UPBTTFNCMFBOESFQBJSUIFTFTUSVDUVSFT
'JH5FTUGBCSJDBUFE()[CBOE$MBTT'BNQMJGJFS
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'JH-BTFSUSBOTNJTTJPOUFTUVQUPBEJTUBODFPGNFUFST ,BLVEB4QBDF$FOUFS

'JH5FTUGBCSJDBUFEJOGMBUBCMFTUSVDUVSF
*OOPWBUJWF5FDIOPMPHZ3FTFBSDI$FOUFS
Innovative Technology
Advanced Mission Research Group
5IF4QBDF4PMBS1PXFS4ZTUFNT 4414
JTBTZTUFNUPDPMMFDUTPMBSFOFSHZXJUIBMBSHFTDBMFTPMBSDPMMFDUPS
JOTUBMMFEJOPVUFSTQBDF USBOTNJUUIFTPMBSFOFSHZBTFJUIFSNJDSPXBWFPSMBTFSFOFSHZUPUIFFBSUI NPPO PS
BOBSUJGJDJBMTBUFMMJUF BOEDPOWFSUFEJOUPFMFDUSJDQPXFSGPSVTF5IF"EWBODFE.JTTJPO3FTFBSDI(SPVQ
SFTFBSDIFTFOFSHZUSBOTGFSUFDIOPMPHJFTXJUINJDSPXBWFTBOEMBTFSCFBNT MBSHFTDBMFTUSVDUVSFDPOTUSVDUJPO
UFDIOPMPHJFTGPSPVUFSTQBDF SPCPUUFDIOPMPHJFT BOEPUIFSUFDIOPMPHJFTUPDPOTUSVDUUIF4414
Goal
Research Objectives
'VFMDPODFOUSBUJPOEJTUSJCVUJPO -*14

Research Objectives
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FNJTTJPO
3PUPSCMBEF
DBTDBEF
4UBUPSCMBEF
DBTDBEF
'JH4UBUFPGTPVOEXBWFHFOFSBUJPOQSPQBHBUJPOBOE
MPTTJOUIFGBONJEIFJHIUDSPTTTFDUJPO
'JH$PODFQUVBMEJBHSBNPGFMFDUSJDGBOFOHJOFTZTUFNBOE
QSJODJQMFEFNPOTUSBUJPONPEFM
'MPX
19
'JH-BTFSNFBTVSFNFOUBOEWJTVBMJ[JOH
NFBTVSFNFOUJOIJHIQSFTTVSFDPNCVTUJPOUFTU
'JH)ZQFSTPOJD5VSCPKFU 4VCTDBMF%FNPOTUSBUPS&OHJOF

Aviation Engineering
5IF+FU&OHJOF5FDIOPMPHZ$FOUFSSFTFBSDIFTBOEEFWFMPQTFOHJOFUFTUJOHNFUIPETBOEUBLFTDIBSHFPGUIF
DPOTUSVDUJPO VQLFFQ PQFSBUJPO NBJOUFOBODFBOENBOBHFNFOUPGMBSHFTDBMFUFTUGBDJMJUJFTXIJDIBSFWJUBMGPS
BFSPFOHJOFEFWFMPQNFOUCVUEJGGJDVMUGPSUIFQSJWBUFTFDUPSUPNBJOUBJO8FBMTPIBOEMFGVOEBNFOUBM
SFTFBSDIFTPODPNCVTUJPONFBTVSFNFOU IJHIQFSGPSNBODFUVSCPNBDIJOFSZ JOUFMMJHFOUDPOUSPM FOHJOFTZTUFN
DPODFQU GVUVSFQSPQVMTJPOTZTUFNT FOHJOFQFSGPSNBODFFWBMVBUJPOUFDIOPMPHZCZBEWBODFEOVNFSJDBM
BOBMZTJT BOEPUIFSBSFBTGPSGVUVSFIJHIQFSGPSNBODFBFSPFOHJOFT
Jet Engine Technology Research Center
Goal
&413FOHJOFJOTUBMMFEJOUFTUDFMM
5XPQSPHSBNTBJNJOHBUUIFSFBMJ[BUJPOPGEPNFTUJDBMMZ
NBEFFOHJOFTIBWFCFFOTUBSUFE+"9"`TDMFBOFOHJOF
QSPKFDUBOEUIFl3FTFBSDIBOE%FWFMPQNFOUGPSBO
&OWJSPONFOU'SJFOEMZ4NBMM"JSDSBGU&OHJOF zBGVOEBNFOUBM
UFDIOPMPHZQSPHSBNGPSDJWJMBJSDSBGUQSPNPUFECZ/&%0BOE
UIF.JOJTUSZPG&DPOPNZ 5SBEFBOE*OEVTUSZ5IFDFOUFS
TVQQPSUTUIFTFQSPKFDUTCZDPOTUSVDUJOHOFXUFTUGBDJMJUJFT 
DPOEVDUJOHUFTUTBOEFWBMVBUJPOTVTJOHUIFFRVJQNFOU BOE
FTUBCMJTIJOHGVOEBNFOUBMUFDIOPMPHJFT
"TBWJTJPOPOBFSPFOHJOFTGSPNBMPOHUFSNQPJOUPGWJFX 
UIFDFOUFSJTSFTFBSDIJOHBOEEFWFMPQJOHLFZUFDIOPMPHJFT
GPSJOOPWBUJWFFOHJOFTZTUFNTTVDIBTBIZQFSTPOJDUVSCP
KFUFOHJOFBOEBOFMFDUSJGJFEBMUFSOBUJWFBFSPFOHJOF
5PSFEVDFUIFEFWFMPQNFOUQFSJPE DPTUTBOESJTLT UIF
DFOUFSJTSFTFBSDIJOHBOEEFWFMPQJOHBOFOHJOF
QFSGPSNBODFFWBMVBUJPOUFDIOPMPHZCBTFEPOMBSHFTDBMF 
IJHIMZBDDVSBUF BEWBODFEDPNQVUFSTJNVMBUJPOT
Test Research Facilities
'BO/PJTF"OBMZTJTCZ$'% 'JH

5IFQIZTJDBMQIFOPNFOPOPGGBOOPJTFJTBDPNCJOBUJPOPGUISFF
QSPDFTTFTPGOPJTF QSFTTVSFGMVDUVBUJPO
OPJTFHFOFSBUJPOCZUIF
JOUFSBDUJPOCFUXFFOSPUPSCMBEFXBLFBOETUBUPSWBOF OPJTF
QSPQBHBUJPOJOTJEFUIFGBOEVDU BOEOPJTFSBEJBUJPOGSPNUIFOBDFMMF
'PSJUTGJSTUQSPKFDUJOUIJTGJFMEUIFDFOUFSJTSFTFBSDIJOHB
UISFFEJNFOTJPOBMVOTUFBEZ$'% $PNQVUBUJPOBM'MVJE%ZOBNJDT

UFDIOPMPHZGPSUIFIJHIBDDVSBDZQSFEJDUJPOPGOPJTFHFOFSBUJPOBOE
QSPQBHBUJPO
/0Y&NJTTJPO3FEVDUJPOGSPNB$PNCVTUPSCZBO&OIBODFE
.FBTVSFNFOU5FDIOJRVF 'JH

5IFTQBDJBMEJTUSJCVUJPOPGGVFM DPNCVTUJPOQSPEVDU BOEGMPXTQFFEJOB
DPNCVTUPSBSFNFBTVSFEBDDVSBUFMZCZUIFMBTFSNFBTVSFNFOU
UFDIOJRVFBOEUIFWJTVBMJ[JOHUFDIOJRVF"OFXDPNCVTUJPOTZTUFNGPS
BMPXFNJTTJPOFOHJOFJTSFTFBSDIFECZVOEFSTUBOEJOHUIFFTTFODFPG
UIFDPNCVTUJPOQIFOPNFOPOCBTFEPOEFUBJMFEEBUB
3FTFBSDIPO)ZQFSTPOJD5VSCPKFU&OHJOF 'JH

".BDIDMBTTIZQFSTPOJDUVSCPKFUFOHJOFIBTCFFOGBCSJDBUFEBOE
UFTUFE5IFUFDIOPMPHZUPDPPMUIFJODPNJOHIPUBJSBUIJHITQFFEGMJHIU
JTEFNPOTUSBUFEVTJOHDSZPHFOJDMJRVJEIZESPHFO.PSFPWFS SFTFBSDIPO
IZESPHFOGVFMDPOUSPMUFDIOPMPHZIBTCFFODBSSJFEPVUJOQVSTVJUPGUIF
QSBDUJDBMVTFPGBIZESPHFOGVFMKFUFOHJOF BOFOHJOFTVJUBCMFGPSUIF
HMPCBMFOWJSPONFOU
&MFDUSJGJFE"JSDSBGU1SPQVMTJPO4ZTUFN 'JH

5IFDFOUFSIBTQSPQPTFEBOFMFDUSJDGBOBTBLFZFMFNFOUPGBO
JOOPWBUJWFBJSDSBGUQSPQVMTJPOTZTUFNEFTJHOFEGPSFOIBODFE
FOWJSPONFOUBMGSJFOEMJOFTT"NPEFMPGUIFFMFDUSJDGBOIBTCFFO
DPOTUSVDUFE BOEUIFPQFSBUJPOQSJODJQMFFMFDUSJDESJWFGSPNUIFPVUFS
DJSDVNGFSFODFTJEFIBTCFFOEFNPOTUSBUFE
$SVJTJJOH
&MFDUSJDGBO
5BLFPGG -BOEJOH
&YDJUJOHDPJM
#PEZGPSPUBUJPO
5IFDFOUFSQPTTFTTFTUIFGPMMPXJOHUFTUJOHGBDJMJUJFTBOENBLFT
UIFNBWBJMBCMFGPSQVCMJDVTF"
IJHIQSFTTVSFDPNCVTUJPOUFTU
GBDJMJUZ #
(FOFSBMQVSQPTFBJSTPVSDFGBDJMJUZ $
TFBMFWFMFOHJOF
UFTUDFMM %
IJHIBMUJUVCFFOHJOFUFTUGBDJMJUZ BOE&
BOOVMBS
DPNCVTUPSUFTUGBDJMJUZ
%FWFMPQJOHBTZTUFNUPJOEJDBUFHSPVOE
OPJTFGPSQJMPUTBOETVQQPSUMPXOPJTFGMJHIU
&TUBCMJTIJOHBOPQUJNJ[BUJPO
UFDIOJRVFGPSMPXOPJTFGMJHIUSPVUFT
&OIBODJOHUIF
BDDVSBDZPGOPJTF
USBOTNJTTJPONPEFMTJO
DPOTJEFSBUJPOPG
XFBUIFSDPOEJUJPOT
&OIBODJOHUIFBDDVSBDZ
PGUISFFEJNFOTJPOBM
TPVOETPVSDFT
%FWFMPQJOHBTZTUFN
JOXIJDIBJSUSBGGJD
DPOUSPMMFSTJOTUSVDU
QJMPUTPOMPXOPJTF
BQQSPBDISPVUFT
&TUBCMJTIJOHOPJTFFWBMVBUJPOJOEFYFTUIBUSFGMFDUMBOEVTFTUBUVT
Research Objectives
20
ɽ/FFETPSJFOUFESFTFBSDI
5IF'MJHIU3FTFBSDI$FOUFSDPOEVDUT
OFFETPSJFOUFESFTFBSDIUPTPMWF
TIPSUUFSNQSPCMFNTGPS+"9"BOEFYUFSOBM
PSHBOJ[BUJPOT BOETVCNJUTJUTSFTVMUTUP
UIPTFPSHBOJ[BUJPOTXIFOSFBEZ
3FTFBSDIPOCBTJDUFDIOPMPHZ
5IFDFOUFSQFSGPSNTGMJHIUEFNPOTUSBUJPO
UFTUTBOENBJOUBJOTBOEJNQSPWFTGMJHIU
UFTUGBDJMJUJFTBOEGMJHIUUFTUUFDIOPMPHZUP
NFFUOFFETJOTJEFBOEPVUTJEFPG+"9"
"EWBODFESFTFBSDI
5IFDFOUFSDPOEVDUTBEWBODFESFTFBSDI
POMBUFOUTPDJBMOFFETJOPSEFSUP
DPOUSJCVUFUPTPDJFUZGSPNMPOHUFSN
QFSTQFDUJWFT
3FTFBSDIPOIFMJDPQUFSMPXOPJTFGMJHIUUFDIOPMPHZ
7JTVBMJOGPSNBUJPOTVQQPSUTZTUFNGPSSFTDVFIFMJDPQUFST
/FFETPSJFOUFESFTFBSDI
5IPVHIIFMJDPQUFSTBSFNVDIJOEFNBOE QSPCMFNTXJUIOPJTFBOEUIFUISFBUTUIFZ
QPTFUPTBGFUZMJNJUUIFJSBDUVBMVTF5PJODSFBTFUIFVTFPGIFMJDPQUFST UIF'MJHIU
3FTFBSDI$FOUFSSFTFBSDIFTUFDIOPMPHJFTGPSTVQQPSUJOHEJTBTUFSSFMJFGPQFSBUJPOT 
BTXFMMBTMPXOPJTFBOEBMMXFBUIFSIFMJDPQUFSGMJHIUT"TQBSUPG+"9"`TQSPKFDU 
UIF'MJHIU3FTFBSDI$FOUFSSFTFBSDIFTBOEEFWFMPQTGMJHIUTZTUFNTUFDIOPMPHZUP
TVQQPSU3%POUIFEPNFTUJDQSPEVDUJPOPGUIFFOWJSPONFOUBMMZGSJFOEMZ
IJHIQFSGPSNBODFTNBMMQBTTFOHFSBJSQMBOF BMMXFBUIFSIJHIEFOTJUZPQFSBUJPO
UFDIOPMPHZ BOEUIFTJMFOUTVQFSTPOJDUFDIOPMPHZEFNPOTUSBUPSQSPNPUFEVOEFS
UIF"WJBUJPO1SPHSBN(SPVQ
3FTFBSDIPOCBTJDUFDIOPMPHZ
0VSDPVOUSZIBTZFUUPEFWFMPQBKFU'5#UFDIOPMPHZ GMJHIUEFNPOTUSBUJPO
UFDIOPMPHZVTJOHKFUBJSQMBOFT
5IJTJTBOJNQPSUBOUUBTLGPSUIFGVUVSF BTKFU'5#
UFDIOPMPHZJTFTTFOUJBMGPS3%POUIFKFUBJSQMBOF UIFNBJOQMBZFSJOBJS
USBOTQPSUBUJPOPGUIJTBHF5IFDFOUFSDBSSJFTPVUCBTJDSFTFBSDIUPFTUBCMJTIBKFU
'5#UFDIOPMPHZ UPJNQSPWFGMJHIUEFNPOTUSBUJPOXJUIFYJTUJOHQSPQFMMFSBJSQMBOFT
BOEIFMJDPQUFST BOEUPEFWFMPQTJNVMBUJPOUFDIOPMPHJFT5IFDFOUFSBMTP
EFNPOTUSBUFTBGBVMUUPMFSBOUGMJHIUDPOUSPMUFDIOPMPHZUPTBGFMZMBOE
NBMGVODUJPOJOHBJSQMBOFTEVSJOHGMJHIUEFNPOTUSBUJPOTVTJOHJUTGMJHIUUFTUGBDJMJUJFT
"EWBODFESFTFBSDI
5PBDIJFWFDPNQMFUFMZBVUPOPNPVTBJSUSBOTQPSUBUJPOJOUIFGVUVSF UIFDFOUFS
DPOEVDUTSFTFBSDIUPJNQSPWFUIFSFMJBCJMJUZBOEBVUPOPNZPGVONBOOFEBFSJBM
WFIJDMFT JNQSPWFUIFBVUPNBUJPOBOEBVUPOPNZPGNBOOFEBJSDSBGU BOEFOIBODF
GMJHIUDPOUSPMTZTUFNEFTJHOTBOEFWBMVBUJPOUFDIOPMPHZBTCBTFTGPSBVUPNBUJPO
BOEBVUPOPNZ"TQBSUPGBEWBODFESFTFBSDI UIFDFOUFSQMBDFTFNQIBTJTPO
SFTFBSDIPOBWJTVBMJOGPSNBUJPOTVQQPSUUFDIOPMPHZGPSQJMPUT
Aviation Engineering
Flight Research Center
'MJHIUEFNPOTUSBUJPOTBSFFTTFOUJBMGPSUIFSFTFBSDIBOEEFWFMPQNFOUPGUIFGPMMPXJOHUZQFTPGBFSPTQBDF
UFDIOPMPHJFTHVJEBODF DPOUSPM BOEOBWJHBUJPOGPSBJSDSBGUBOETQBDFDSBGUGMJHIUTBGFUZUFDIOPMPHZBOEGMJHIU
FYQFSJNFOUBOENFBTVSJOHUFDIOPMPHZ5IF'MJHIU3FTFBSDI$FOUFSIBTBGMJHIUUFTUUFDIOPMPHZBOEUIF
GPMMPXJOHGMJHIUUFTUFRVJQNFOUBOEGBDJMJUJFTGPSGMJHIUEFNPOTUSBUJPOUXPQSPQFMMFSBJSQMBOFTBOEBIFMJDPQUFS
GPSFYQFSJNFOUTGMJHIUTJNVMBUPSTGPSBJSQMBOFTBOEIFMJDPQUFSTBOEGMJHIUUFTUTJUFTJO$IPGV$JUZ 5PLZPBOE
5BJLJDIP )PLLBJEP5IFDFOUFSNBJOUBJOTBOEJNQSPWFTJUTUFDIOPMPHZBOEFRVJQNFOUUPNFFUUIFOFFETPG
GMJHIUEFNPOTUSBUJPOCPUIJOTJEFBOEPVUTJEFPG+"9"5IFDFOUFSBMTPSFTFBSDIFTGMJHIUTZTUFNTUFDIOPMPHJFT
UPIFMQTPMWFTIPSUUFSNQSPCMFNTJOTJEFBOPVUTJEFPG+"9" BOEDPOEVDUTBEWBODFESFTFBSDIBJNFEBUTPDJBM
DPOUSJCVUJPOPWFSBMPOHUFSNQFSTQFDUJWF
Goal
4FOTPSEBUBCBTF
%FWFMPQJOHBTZTUFNUPJOTUSVDUQJMPUT
POMPXOPJTFBQQSPBDISPVUFT
'MJHIU3FTFBSDI$FOUFS
&YQFSJNFOUBMBJSDSBGU
'MJHIUUFTU
FRVJQNFOU
ʢ*OUSPEVDFEJOGJTDBMʣ ʢ*OUSPEVDFEJOGJTDBMʣ
'PSBJSQMBOF
$IPGVBJSGJFME 5BJLJBFSPTQBDFSFTFBSDIGJFME
'PSIFMJDPQUFS
'MJHIUTJNVMBUPS
'MJHIUUFTUTJUF
/FFETPSJFOUFE
SFTFBSDI
4IPSUUFSN
QSPCMFNTPMWJOH

"EWBODFESFTFBSDI
1SPEVDJOH
MPOHUFSNSFTVMUT

3FTFBSDIPOCBTJDUFDIOPMPHZ
1FSGPSNJOHGMJHIUEFNPOTUSBUJPOT
.BJOUBJOJOHBOEJNQSPWJOH
GMJHIUUFTUFRVJQNFOUBOEUFDIOPMPHZ
/FFETGPSGMJHIU
EFNPOTUSBUJPO
/FFETGPSGMJHIU
EFNPOTUSBUJPO
'MJHIUEFNPOTUSBUJPO
SFTVMUT
'MJHIUEFNPOTUSBUJPO
SFTVMUT
/FFETGPS
TPMWJOH
QSPCMFNT
/FFETGPS
GMJHIU
EFNPOTUSBUJPO
-BUFOU
OFFET
'MJHIU
EFNPOTUSBUJPO
SFTVMUT
$POUSJCVUJPO
GSPN
MPOHUFSN
QFSTQFDUJWFT
+"9"ʟTJOUFSOBMQSPKFDUTFYUFSOBMPSHBOJ[BUJPOT
BJSDSBGUNBOVGBDUVSFST BJSMJOFT VOJWFSTJUJFT QVCMJDBHFODJFT FUD

ʢ*OUSPEVDFEJOGJTDBMʣ
3FTFBSDI
SFTVMUT
5IF8JOE5VOOFM5FDIOPMPHZ$FOUFSXJMMNBJOUBJO 
VTF BOENBOBHF+"9"`TXJOEUVOOFMGBDJMJUJFTUP
FOTVSFUIBUUIFZDPOUSJCVUFBTNVDIBTQPTTJCMFUP
UIFEFWFMPQNFOUPGBFSPTQBDFUFDIOPMPHZJOPVS
DPVOUSZ5IF$FOUFSXJMMBMTPFOIBODFUFTUJOH
UFDIOPMPHZJOSFTQPOTFUPVTFSTOFFETUISPVHI
SFTFBSDIPOTUBOEBSEJ[BUJPO UIFBEWBODFNFOUPG
XJOEUVOOFMUFTUJOHUFDIOPMPHZ BOESFTFBSDIPO
XJOEUVOOFMBFSPEZOBNJDT*OUIFGVUVSFXFQMBOUP
NBLFOFDFTTBSZNPEJGJDBUJPOTUPUIFTFGBDJMJUJFTUP
FOTVSFUIBUUIFZDPOTJTUFOUMZFYIJCJUUIFJSUSVF
DBQBCJMJUJFTJOBFSPTQBDFUFDIOPMPHZEFWFMPQNFOU
4UBOEBSEJ[BUJPOBUXJOEUVOOFMT
5IF$FOUFSNBJOUBJOT VTFT BOENBOBHFT+"9"`TXJOEUVOOFMT
VOEFS+"9"`TNFEJVNUFSNQMBO UP
5IFPCKFDUTBSF
UPDPOTJTUFOUMZFOIBODFVTFSTBUJTGBDUJPOCZBDDFQUJOHNPSF
FOUSVTUFEUFTUTVOEFSUIF$FOUFS`TRVBMJUZNBOBHFNFOUTZTUFN
"EWBODFNFOUPGXJOEUVOOFMUFTUUFDIOPMPHZ
"TOFXXJOEUVOOFMUFTUUFDIOPMPHZ UIF$FOUFSSFTFBSDIFTBOE
EFWFMPQTNPEFMTVSGBDFQSFTTVSFNFBTVSFNFOUUFDIOPMPHZ 141
UFDIOPMPHZ
TQBDFWFMPDJUZGJFMENFBTVSFNFOUUFDIOPMPHZ 1*7
UFDIOPMPHZ
CPVOEBSZMBZFSUSJQQJOHUSBOTJUJPOEFUFDUJPO
UFDIOPMPHZ FUDUFDIOPMPHJFTGPSXIJDIUIFSFBSFIJHIVTFSOFFET
BOEQVUTUIFNUPQSBDUJDBMVTFJOBMBSHFXJOEUVOOFMGPSUIF
EFWFMPQNFOUPGBDUVBMBJSDSBGU
3FTFBSDIPOXJOEUVOOFMBFSPEZOBNJDT
5IF$FOUFSEFWFMPQTXJOEUVOOFMUFDIOPMPHJFTUPFMVDJEBUFUIF
DIBSBDUFSJTUJDTSFRVJSFEPGJOEJWJEVBMUVOOFMT UPJNQSPWF
NFBTVSFNFOUBDDVSBDZ UPDPSSFDUGPSUVOOFMXBMMJOUFSGFSFODF UP
NFBTVSFOPJTFFNJUUFE BOETPPO
8*/5&$XJOEUVOOFMT
NʷNMPXTQFFEXJOEUVOOFM
NʷNMPXTQFFEXJOEUVOOFM
NʷNUSBOTPOJDXJOEUVOOFM
NʷNIJHI3FZOPMETOVNCFS
USBOTPOJDXJOEUVOOFM
NʷNTVQFSTPOJDXJOEUVOOFM
NʷNTVQFSTPOJDXJOEUVOOFM
NIZQFSTPOJDXJOEUVOOFM
NIZQFSTPOJDXJOEUVOOFM
NIZQFSTPOJDTIPDLUVOOFM
L8BSDIFBUFEXJOEUVOOFM
L8*$1IFBUFEXJOEUVOOFM
NIZQFSTPOJDXJOEUVOOFM L8BSDIFBUFEXJOEUVOOFMNʷNTVQFSTPOJDXJOEUVOOFM
NʷNMPXTQFFEXJOEUVOOFM NʷNUSBOTPOJDXJOEUVOOFM
/PJTFTFNJUUFEGSPN
UIFWBSJPVTQBSUTPGBXJOH
"WPSUFYCFIJOEUIFFOHJOFOBDFMMF
NFBTVSFECZ1*7
1SFTTVSFEJTUSJCVUJPONFBTVSFECZ141
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Research Objectives
Aviation Engineering
5IF8JOE5VOOFM5FDIOPMPHZ$FOUFS 8*/5&$
VTFTBOENBOBHFTFMFWFOXJOEUVOOFMTPGWBSJPVTTJ[FTBOEUZQFT 
GSPNBMPXTQFFEUVOOFMUPBIZQFSTPOJDUZQF8*/5&$BMTPSFTFBSDIFTBOEEFWFMPQTUIFOFXUFTUJOHUFDIOPMPHJFT
BQQMJFEJOJUTXJOEUVOOFMT5IFTFUVOOFMTIBWFCFFOVTFEGPSEFWFMPQNFOUUFTUTPOBMNPTUBMMBJSDSBGUQSPEVDFEJO+BQBO 
BTXFMMBTNBOZ+BQBOFTFSPDLFUT
*OBMMGPSNTPGUFTUJOH 8*/5&$FOEFBWPSTUPTBUJTGZJUTVTFSTCBTFEPOJUTBDDVNVMBUFEFYQFSJFODFBOEUFDIOPMPHJFT
/FXUFTUJOHUFDIOPMPHJFTUPNFFUUIFSFGJOFEBOEEJWFSTJGZJOHOFFETPGUIFEBZBSFBMXBZTCFJOHEFWFMPQFE
Wind Tunnel Technology Center
Goal
5IF$IPGV"FSPTQBDF$FOUFS $"$
XIFSF"3%
JTIFBERVBSUFSFE BJNTBUFTUBCMJTIJOHUIF
DVUUJOHFEHFUFDIOPMPHJFTUISPVHIGVOEBNFOUBM
BOEBQQMJFE3%QSPWJEJOHCSFBLUISPVHITGPS
UIFBFSPTQBDFTZTUFNT-BSHFUFTUGBDJMJUJFT
BSFVUJMJ[FEGPSWBSJPVTSFTFBSDIBOE
EFWFMPQNFOUBDUJWJUJFTDPOEVDUFECZJOTJEFBOE
PVUTJEF+"9"
$IPGV"FSPTQBDF$FOUFS
+JOEBJKJ)JHBTIJNBDIJ 
$IPGVTIJ 5PLZP
1IPOF
$IPGV"FSPTQBDF$FOUFS
"FSPESPNF#SBODI
 0TBXB .JUBLBTIJ 
5PLZP
1IPOF
$IPGV"FSPTQBDF$FOUFS
$IPGV"FSPTQBDF$FOUFS
1
2
1
5IF5TVLVCB4QBDF$FOUFS 5,4$
QMBZTBO
JNQPSUBOUSPMFJOSFTFBSDIBOEEFWFMPQNFOUPG
TQBDFDSBGUBOEUSBDLJOHUFMFNFUSZDPOUSPMPG
MBVODIFETBUFMMJUFT"3%BU5,4$TVQQPSUT
+"9"TSPDLFUBOETBUFMMJUFQSPKFDUTDPOEVDUT
3%POTQBDFFRVJQNFOUBOEDPOEVDUT
QJPOFFSJOHSFTFBSDIPOGVUVSFTQBDFQSPKFDUT
5TVLVCB4QBDF$FOUFS
4FOHFO 5TVLVCBTIJ 
*CBSBLJ

1IPOF
5TVLVCB4QBDF$FOUFS
5TVLVCB4QBDF$FOUFS
2
22
ARD Field Centers
Aerospace Research and Development Directorate
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
+"9"XFCTJUF
IUUQXXXKBYBKQJOEFY@FIUNM
+JOEBJKJ)JHBTIJNBDIJ $IPGVTIJ 5PLZP
1IPOFɹ'"9
"FSPTQBDF3FTFBSDIBOE
%FWFMPQNFOU%JSFDUPSBUF
XFCTJUF
IUUQXXXKBYBKQQSNBJMJOEFY@FIUNM
-BUFTUJOGPSNBUJPONBJMTFSWJDF
*TTVFEJO0DUPCFS 
5IJTCSPDIVSFJTQSJOUFEPOSFHFOFSBUFEXBTUFQBQFS
IUUQXXXBSEKBYBKQJOEFY@FIUNM