Research

People

Principal Investigator
Antonino Ferrante
Antonino Ferrante
Dr. Ferrante joined the Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics at the University of Washington in 2009. He was appointed to his current position as Associate Professor in 2015. In 2004, he received a PhD in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of California, Irvine, where he continued his research as Postdoctoral Scholar until 2007. From 2007 to 2009, he was Postdoctoral Scholar in Aeronautics at the California Institute of Technology (GALCIT).

 

Ph.D. Students
Abhiram Aithal Andreas Freund Pablo Trefftz Posada
Abhiram Aithal Andreas Freund Pablo Trefftz Posada
Abhiram graduated from MSRIT, VTU, India in 2014 with a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering. He started graduate school in 2015. Andreas graduated from UC Berkeley in 2014 with a B.A. in Applied Mathematics. He started graduate school in 2014. Pablo graduated from the University of Michigan in 2014 with a B.S.E. in Aerospace Engineering. He started graduate school in 2015.

 

Graduated Ph.D. in AA
Michael Dodd Barrett McCann  
Michael Dodd (Ph.D., 2017) Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University Lt. Col. Barrett McCann (Ph.D., 2014) Faculty of the U.S. Air Force Academy  

 

Graduated M.S. in AA
  • Alex Le (M.S., 2016)
    • Continued as a Flight Sciences Engineer at Aerotec
  • Christopher Uyeda (M.S., 2015)
    • Continued as a System Engineer at Boeing
  • Irfan Syahdan (M.S., 2015)
    • Continued as a Flight Test Engineer at Bhimasena Research and Development
  • Sean McMahon (M.S., 2014)
  • Zhengcheng Gu (M.S., 2014)
  • Keegan Webster (M.S., 2013)
    • Continued as a Mechanical Engineer for the US Army at Picatinny Arsenal
  • Hezky Varon (M.S., 2012)

 

Past Undergraduate Students
  • Trevor Hedges (B.S., 2018)
    • Continued as Ph.D. student in Aeronautics & Astronautics at Stanford University
  • Mishaal Aleem (B.S., 2015)
    • Continued as Aerodynamics Engineer at Boeing
    • M.S. in Computer Science from USC (2018)
    • Currently at Boeing Satellites in El Segundo, CA
  • Daniel Hnatovic (B.S., 2014)
  • Hanna Culvert (B.S., 2013)
    • Continued as 2nd Lt in the Air Force, Vandenberg AFB, CA as developmental engineer in the 1st Air and Space Test Squadron.
    • Currently Lead Responsible Engineer for the Certification of the SpaceX Falcon 9
  • Chris Schweikhardt (B.S., 2013)
    • Continued as M.S. student in Aeronautics at Stanford University
  • Christopher Uyeda (B.S., 2013)
    • Continued as M.S. student in AA at the UW
  • Edison Amah (B.S., 2012)
    • Continued as Ph.D. student at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), recipient of the NSF Bridge-to-Doctorate Fellowship
  • Kent Benedict (B.S., 2012)
    • Continued as Engineer at Stark Aerospace's Engineering/AMI Division, Redmond, WA
  • Zhengcheng Gu (B.S., 2012)
    • Continued as M.S. student in AA at the UW
  • Christopher Mair (Visiting student from the University of Bristol, U.K., Fall 2012)
  • Sean McMahon (B.S., 2011)
    • Continued as M.S. student in AA at the UW
  • Keegan Webster (B.S., 2010)
    • Continued as M.S. student in AA at the UW
  • Alexandria Western (Visiting student from U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Summer 2010)