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Aeronautics and Astronautics - Ph.D. / Sc.D.


Recent Submissions

  • Sun, Huafei (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Despite the wide use of partial differential equation (PDE) solvers, lack of automation still hinders realizing their full potential in assisting engineering analysis and design. In particular, the process of establishing ...
  • Qiao, Lei, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    The superelastic effect in shape memory alloys (SMAs) is attributed to the stress-induced reversible austenitic-martensitic phase transformations. It is characterized by the development of significant strains which are ...
  • Michini, Bernard (Bernard J.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Learning from demonstration provides an attractive solution to the problem of teaching autonomous systems how to perform complex tasks. Demonstration opens autonomy development to non-experts and is an intuitive means of ...
  • Khadilkar, Harshad (Harshad Dilip) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    The goal of this thesis is to develop a control strategy for airport operations that integrates the management of arrivals and departures. The strategy is based on four central ideas: (1) the objective of reducing aircraft ...
  • Jones, Nathaniel Matthew (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Optimal routing and scheduling algorithms have been studied for decades, however several practical issues prevent the adoption of these network control policies on the Internet. This thesis considers two distinct topics ...