Exploiting statistical methods to robustify the sparse identification of nonlinear dynamics (SINDy) algorithm
Data-driven methods for model discovery and their application for nonlinear model predictive control.
Aero-structural design and optimization of distributed compliance morphing wings.
Flapping wing micro aerial vehicles
Agile and computationally efficient trajectory tracking of sub-gram MAVs.
Data-driven aeroelastic reduced-order modeling
Data-driven modelling methods to develop highly accurate and tractable reduced-order aeroelastic models that are valid over a wide range of operating conditions and are suitable for control.
Concurrent wing design and flight mission optimization
System level power production optimization of airborne wind energy drones by concurrently optimizing the wing design and flight mission.
Design, optimization, and manufacturing of lightweight composite wing structures.
Design, computational modeling, and optimization of airborne wind energy systems.