Weekly Lab Meetings

Every week the lab holds informal aviation/environmental research and news updates (currently, Tuesdays at 12 pm). These are primarily aimed at lab members, sponsors, and collaborators. The current schedule is shown below. Please contact us for further information.

Upcoming Lab Meetings

23-February-2016, Room 33-116, 12 pm
Seamus Bann: Biomass-to-Jet Conversion: A Techno-economic Comparison Study
1-March-2016, Room 33-116, 12 pm
Guillaume Chossiere
8-March-2016, Room 33-116, 12 pm
Pooja Suresh
15-March-2016, Room 33-116, 12 pm
Irene Dedoussi
29-March-2016, Room 33-116, 12 pm
Akshat Agarwal
5-April-2016, Room 33-116, 12 pm
Cassandra Rosen

Previous Lab Meetings

8-December-2015, Room 33-319, 4 pm
Lawrence Wong: Supersonic Route Modeling: Development and Current Status
1-December-2015, Room 33-418, 4 pm
Philip Wolfe: Pb
19-November-2015, Room 33-206, 4pm
Marguerite Nyhan: Air pollution – emissions, exposure and health effects
17-November-2015, Room 33-418, 4pm
Akshay Ashok: Reducing the air quality and CO2 climate impacts of taxi and takeoff operations at airports
10-November-2015, Room 33-418, 4pm
Mark Staples: Optimal bioenergy allocation to minimize anthropogenic GHG emissions
12-November-2015 (Thursday), Room 33-206, 4pm
Luis Alvarez: Overall efficiency: A tradeoff between CO2 and contrail radiative forcing
3-November-2015, Room 33-418, 4pm
Chris Gilmore: Electro-Aerodynamic Propulsion: Theory, Experiment, and Prototype
27-October-2015, Room 33-418, 4pm
Pooja Suresh: Environmental and economic assessment of middle distillate fuel derived from Municipal Solid Waste
20-October-2015, Room 33-418, 4pm
Fabio Caiazzo: Reducing contrail warming by varying aircraft emissions
29-September-2015, Room 33-206, 4pm
Mike Wittman: Assessing connectivity outcomes of publicly-supported commercial air service in the United States and Europe
15-September-2015, Room 33-206, 4pm
Irene Dedoussi: Attribution of the US aviation air quality impacts to species, location, and time of emission
30-July-2015, Room 33-206, 1pm
Jeremy Epps: Design of the aerodynamic surfaces of an EAD UAV prototype
Lawrence Wong: Supersonic Route Model
23-July-2015, Room 33-206, 1pm
Luis Alvarez: Overall efficiency: A tradeoff between CO2 and contrail radiative forcing
18-June-2015, Room 33-418, 1pm
Mark Staples: Global bioenergy potential & land use change emissions
28-May-2015, Room 33-116, 1pm
Andrew Dexter: HDG Formulation for EHD Thruster Modeling
21-May-2015, Room 33-116, 3pm
Fabio Caiazzo: Non-CO2 environmental impacts of transportation fuel production and use
14-May-2015, Room 33-116, 3pm
Pooya Azadi: Worldwide LCA of GHG Emissions from Petroleum Fuels
30-April-2015, Room 33-116
Pooja Suresh: Lifecycle GHG emissions of jet fuel from municipal solid waste & Augmentation of LCA studies to 2050
23-April-2015, Room 33-116
Philip Wolfe: Current and Future Noise Impacts of the London Hub Airport
16-April-2015, Room 33-116
Irene Dedoussi: Applications of atmospheric adjoint sensitivities
9-April-2015, Room 33-116
Seb Eastham: Human health impacts of high altitude emissions (practice thesis defense)
2-April-2015, Room 33-116
Chris Gilmore: Development of an EAD prototype
19-March-2015, Room 33-418
Florian Allroggen: How air transport connects the world: Results for 1990 to 2012
12-March-2015, Room 33-116
Akshay Ashok: Reducing the air quality impacts of aircraft activity at airports
5-March-2015, Room 33-418
Seb Eastham: Human Health Impacts Attributable to Future Climate Engineering
26-February-2015, Room 33-116
Lawrence Wong: Condensation Trails: Overview and Modeling
21-January-2015, Room 33-206, 2 pm
Luis Alvarez: Radiation dose to the global flying population
14-January-2015, Room 33-206, 2 pm
Mark Staples: Climate change abatement via aviation biofuels adoption
5-December-2014, Room 33-206, 10 am
Pooja Suresh: Waste to jet and diesel fuel: Defining pathways for lifecycle GHG emissions analysis
Andrew Dexter: EHD Numerical Model Validation
21-November-2014, Room 33-206, 10 am
Edward Mugica: Commercial Fleet Evolution: system design and preliminary sensitivity testing
14-November-2014, Room 33-116, 10 am
Irene Dedoussi: Air pollution and early deaths in the United States. Part II: Attribution of PM2.5 exposure to emissions species, time, location and sector
7-November-2014, Room 33-206, 10 am
Luis Alvarez: Radiation dose to the global flying population
31-October-2014, Room 33-116, 10 am
Luke Jensen: Development of Rapid Fleet-wide Environmental Assessment Capability using a Response Surface Modeling Approach
17-October-2014, Room 33-116, 10 am
Philip Wolfe: Toward an Environmental Cost of Alternative Fuels for Aviation
10-October-2014, Room 33-206, 10 am
Fabio Caiazzo: A contrail and contrail cirrus evolution and radiation model
3-October-2014, Room 33-206, 10 am
Matthew Pearlson: How can we make 1B gallons per year of renewable jet fuel by 2018?
Seb Eastham: Impact pathways of climate engineering
26-September-2014, Room 33-206, 10 am
Florian Allroggen: How air transport connects the world: Some insights for the years 1999 to 2012.
Lawrence Wong: Climate Impact of Aviation NOx Emissions: Chemical Details
12-September-2014, Room 33-116, 10 am
Chris Gilmore: EHD Thrust Staging and Preliminary Prototype Scoping Analysis
Yashovardhan Chati: Statistical Modeling of Aircraft Engine Fuel Flow Rates
28-August-2014, Room 33-218
Mark Staples: Transportation economics: Topics covered at the 2014 ITEA Summer School in Toulouse, France
21-August-2014, Room 33-206
Akshay Ashok: The quantification of ozone population exposure isopleths using the adjoint of an air quality model
31-July-2014, Room 33-206
Aaron Castellanos: Global Aviation Emissions from 1979 to 2013
24-July-2014, Room 33-206
Mitch Withers: Carbon, Climate, and Economic Breakeven Times for Biofuel from Woody Biomass from Managed Forests
10-July-2014, Room 33-206
Florian Allroggen: How air transport connects the world – A model of global air connectivity
26-June-2014, Room 33-206
Luis Alvarez
Andrew Dexter: EHD Thruster: Numerical Modeling Update
19-June-2014, Room 33-206
Fabio Caiazzo: A contrail and contrail cirrus formation and evolution model
Lawrence Wong: Temporal Heterogeneity of Aviation NOx
12-June-2014, Room 33-206
Seb Eastham: Estimation of UV impacts due to policy decisions
5-June-2014, Room 33-206
Chris Gilmore: Electrohydrodynamic Thrust Density
15-May-2014, Room 33-418
Philip Wolfe: Timescales and Aviation Environmental Externalities
Mark Staples: The cost-effectiveness of aviation climate impact abatement via technology improvements
1-May-2014, Room 33-418
Irene Dedoussi: Applications of the nested GEOS-Chem adjoint
Yashovardhan Chati: Aircraft Fuel Burn and NOx Emissions in the LTO Cycle: An FDR Perspective
24-April-2014, Room 33-418
Mitch Withers: Time-dependent life cycle impacts of biomass harvesting from managed forests
Bogdan Constantin: GEOS-Chem XPLEX: Introducing the complex-step atmospheric sensitivities in CTMs
17-April-2014, Room 33-206
Akshay Ashok: Regional emissions for Singapore trans-boundary air quality study
Rohit Goyal: Identification of net–zero ozone cruise altitude and its associated impacts
3-April-2014, Room 33-116
Lawrence Wong: Investigation of Aviation NOx Efficacies With IGSM
Matthew Pearlson: Optimizing Transportation for Alternative Aviation Fuel Supply Chains
20-March-2014, Room 33-418
Parth Trivedi: Future sustainable bioenergy potential model – estimating the global aviation biofuel potential in 2050
6-March-2014, Room 33-116
Andrew Dexter: DG methods for EHD numerical analysis
Luis Alvarez: Radiation dose and cancer risk to airline passengers globally
20-Feb-2014, Room 33-116
Jacob Ames: Future Bioenergy Potential of Microalgae-derived Biofuels
Edward Mugica: Multi-point weighted optimization of a replacement commercial aircraft
30-Jan-2014, Room 33-116
Akshay Ashok: The tradeoffs between fuel burn and population exposure to PM2.5 and O3 due to aircraft operations on the airport surface
Chris Gilmore: EHD Propulsion: Theoretical and Experimental Progress
6-Feb-2014, Room 33-116
Fabio Caiazzo: A Lagrangian model to evaluate the impact of biofuels use on contrail cover
Seb Eastham: Obstacles in modeling geoengineering
23-Jan-2014, Room 33-116
Yashovardhan Chati: Aircraft Engine Performance Study Using Flight Data Recorder Archives
Philip Wolfe: Costs and Benefits of Noise Land Use Policies
16-Jan-2014, Room 33-116
Irene Dedoussi: Aviation health impacts assessment using GEOS-Chem adjoint
Mitch Withers: Economic and environmental assessment of liquefied natural gas as a supplemental aircraft fuel
9-Jan-2014, Room 33-116
Bogdan Constantin: Complex step atmospheric modeling in GEOS-Chem