Structural Dynamics and Aeroelasticity Research Laboratory

Principal Investigator

Cristina Riso

Previously

Research Fellow @ Michigan Aerospace

Education

B.S., M.S., & Ph.D. AE @ Sapienza University of Rome

Recent honors and awards

AIAA Senior Member (2023)

ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Award (2023)

Core Graduate Student Collaborators

Maia Gatlin

Degree

Ph.D. AE 

(started Fall 2022)

Research area

Machine learning for flutter and limit-cycle oscillation prediction

Honors and awards

AIAA Diversity Scholarship (2023)

Amit Hegde

Degree

Ph.D. AE 

(started Fall 2022)

Research area

Structural dynamics of microvascular composite panels

Honors and awards

NextProf Pathfinder Workshop (2023)

Vishal Gali

Degree

M.S. AE 

(graduating Fall 2024)

Research area

Output-based whirl flutter prediction in nonlinear and time-periodic systems

Gray Simmons

Degree

M.S. AE 

(started Spring 2024)

Research area

Whirl flutter and stability analysis for advanced vertical take-off and landing concepts

Honors and awards

VFS UG Student Design Competition 1st Place (2023)

Co-Advised Graduate Student Collaborators

Kenjiro Lay

Degree

Ph.D. AE 

(started Fall 2023)

Co-advised with Prof. Juergen Rauleder

Research area

Aeroelastic flutter suppression via structural-aerodynamic sensor fusion

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Undergraduate Student Collaborators

Alumnae and Alumni

Ted Warren M.S. AE 2024 Engineering Officer at U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center

Tarun Golla M.S. AE 2023 Engineer at SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc.

Jouwairia Ahabchane M.S. AE 2023 Ph.D. student at GT AE 

Christina Kersten M.S. AE 2023  Engineer at Lockheed Martin Corporation

Aniela Zaremski B.S. AE 2024 M.S. student at GT AE 

Todd Goehmann B.S. AE 2023 M.S. student at GT AE 

Visiting Research Scholars

Lorenzo Maria De Dominicis M.S. AE 2023 (Visiting Scholar from PoliTO)  applying for Ph.D. programs