Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering
Computational Science and Engineering, Aerodynamics, High-Speed Flows, Turbulence modeling and simulation, Vortical Flows, Uncertainty Quantification, High-Performance Computing, Rotorcraft Aeromechanics, Adjoint-based methods, Optimization
Professor Duraisamy is interested in the development of computational models, algorithms and uncertainty quantification approaches with application to the aeromechanics of fixed and rotary wing aircraft, wind turbines and hypersonic cruise vehicles. This research includes fluid dynamic modeling at a fundamental level as well as in an integrated system-level setting. An overarching theme in his research involves the use of computational methods to answer scientific and engineering questions at the desired level of sophistication with an understanding of the effect of modeling uncertainties on the predicted results.
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
American Helicopter Society (AHS)
Morgan, B., Duraisamy, K., Nguyen, N., Kawai, S., and Lele, S., “An LES-informed investigation into flow physics and RANS modeling of oblique shock / boundary layer interaction,” Accepted, Journal of Fluid Mechanics , 2013.
Thom, A., and Duraisamy, K., “Computational Investigation of Unsteadiness in Propeller Wake-Wing Interactions,” Accepted, AIAA Journal of Aircraft , 2013.
Duraisamy, K., and Chandrashekar, P. “Goal-oriented Estimation and Control of Numerical Error using Stochastic Adjoints,” Computers and Fluids, Vol. 66, 2012.
Palacios, F., Duraisamy, K., Alonso, J., and Zuazua, E. “Robust Grid Adaptation for Efficient Uncertainty Quantication,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 50 (7), 2012.
Wang, Q., Duraisamy, K., Alonso, J., and Iaccarino, G. “Risk Assessment of Hypersonic Flow Simulations Using Adjoint- Based Sampling Methods,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 50 (3) 2011.
Baeder, J., Duraisamy, K., and Lakshminarayan, V. “RANS Predictions of Complex Hovering Rotor Congurations: From Micro Scale to Full Scale,” Computational Fluid Dynamics Journal, Vol. 18 (3-4), 2011. (Also presented as invited paper in AFOSR Workshop on Vortex Dominated Flows, NIA, Hampton, Virginia, 2009).
DeVito, Z., Joubert, N., .., Duraisamy, K., Hanrahan, H., “Liszt: A Domain Specic Language for Building Portable Mesh-based PDE Solvers,” Supercomputing 2011, 2011.
Hussain, F., and Duraisamy, K., “Mechanics of Viscous Vortex Reconnection,” Physics of Fluids, Vol. 23 (2), 2011.
Thom, A., and Duraisamy, K., “High Resolution Simulation of Parallel Blade-Vortex Interaction,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 48 (10), 2010.
Kim, H., Kenyon, A., Brown, R., and Duraisamy, K., “Interactional Aerodynamics and Acoustics of a Hingeless Coaxial Helicopter with an Auxiliary Propeller in Forward Flight,” Aeronautical Journal, Vol. 113 , 2009.