People

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To search for a person, click a letter or scroll down. This list includes all AeroAstro faculty and staff. For a faculty-specific listing, go here.

A B C D E F G H K L M N O P R S T V W Y Z

Ian A. Waitz

Dean, MIT School of Engineering
(617) 253-0218
Propulsion, fluid mechanics, combustion, aeroacoustics, environmental effects, microengines

Qiqi Wang

Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
(617) 253-0921
Engineering design of chaotic dynamical systems, unsteady aerodynamics and turbulence, numerical methods for exascale computation, design optimization of uncertainty.

Brian L. Wardle

Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
(617) 252-1539
Nano-engineered composites, composite and layered materials; hybrid nanocomposite systems; MEMS power devices and energy harvesting; structural health monitoring systems; active materials and devices; finite-element modeling; structural response and testing; buckling mechanics

Sheila Widnall

Institute Professor, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
(617) 253-3595
Boundary layer stability, unsteady hydrodynamic loads on fully wetted and supercavitating hydrofoils of finite span, unsteady lifting-surface theory, unsteady air forces on oscillating cylinders in subsonic and supersonic flow, unsteady leading-edge vortex separation from slender delta wings, tip-...

Karen E. Willcox

Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
(617) 253-3503
Reduced-order modeling, uncertainty quantification, multidisciplinary design optimization, aircraft system design, data to decisions in aerospace systems, educational technology and educational analytics

Brian C. Williams

Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
(617) 253-2739
Professor Williams leads the Model-based Embedded and Robotic Systems group, within the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research concentrates on model-based autonomy -- the creation of long-lived systems that explore...

Moe Z. Win

Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
(617) 253-9341
Wireless communications, optical communications, space communications systems