The Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering program at ERAU’s Daytona Beach Campus targets domestic and international students, as well as working professionals with bachelor’s or master's degrees in aerospace engineering (or closely related engineering disciplines), who have exemplary track records of academic achievement in their course work, and demonstrated keen interest and ability for engaging in research and independent inquiry.

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Dissertations - Open Access

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A Computational Analysis of the Aerodynamics and Aeroacoustics of Jets with Fluid Injection, Marco Coderoni

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Adaptive Augmentation of Non-Minimum Phase Flexible Aerospace Systems, Michael A. DuPuis

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Adaptive-Optimal Control of Spacecraft near Asteroids, Madhur Tiwari

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A Data Driven Modeling Approach for Store Distributed Load and Trajectory Prediction, Nicholas Peters

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Additively Manufactured Dielectric Elastomer Actuators: Development and Performance Enhancement, Stanislav Sikulskyi

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Aeroacoustics of Supersonic Jet Interacting with Solid Surfaces and its Suppression, Seyyed Saman Salehian

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An Online Adaptive Machine Learning Framework for Autonomous Fault Detection, Nolan Coulter

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A Numerical and Experimental Evaluation of the Turbulent Heat Flux in a Heated Jet in Crossflow, Michael R. Borghi Jr.

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Artificial Intelligence-Assisted Inertial Geomagnetic Passive Navigation, Andrei Cuenca

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Autonomous Space Surveillance for Arbitrary Domains, David Zuehlke

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A Volume-Force Synthetic Disturbance Approach for High-Fidelity of Unsteady Fluid Structure Interactions, Marina Kazarina

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Computational Model for Pedestrian Movement and Infectious Diseases Spread During Air Travel: A Molecular Dynamics-Like Numerical Approach, Pierrot Derjany

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Contributions to the Understanding of Ship Airwakes Using Advanced Flow Diagnostic Techniques, Dhuree Seth

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Data-Driven Architecture to Increase Resilience In Multi-Agent Coordinated Missions, D. F.

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Design, Analysis and Experimental Evaluation of 3D Printed Variable Stiffness Structures, Rossana R. Fernandes

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Development of Fault Tolerant Adaptive Control Laws for Aerospace Systems, Andres E. Perez Rocha

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Direct Adaptive Control for a Trajectory Tracking UAV, Nirmit Prabhakar

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Durability and Damage Analysis of Hybrid Multiscale Composites, Suma Ayyagari

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Investigation of Bio-Inspired Pin Geometries for Heat Transfer Applications, Anish Prasad

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Investigation on the Interaction of an Impinging Jet with Cylinder Wakes, Karthik Krishna

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Kinematics of Inter-Ply Interfaces In Composite Manufacturing, Sandeep Chava

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Multimode Nonlinear Vibration Analysis of Stiffened Functionally Graded Double Curved Shells in a Thermal Environment, Boutros Azizi

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Numerical Treatment of Schrödinger’s Equation for One-Particle and Two-Particle Systems Using Matrix Method, Spatika Dasharati Iyengar

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On the Local Heat Transfer Behavior or Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, Neil Sullivan

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Optimal Sizing and Control of Hybrid Rocket Vehicles, SRIJA RYAKAM

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Piezoresistive Hybrid Nanocomposites for Strain and Damage Sensing: Experimental and Numerical Analysis, Audrey Jean-Miche Gbaguidi

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Prediction & Active Control of Multi-Rotor Noise, Samuel O. Afari

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Rigid Body Constrained Motion Optimization and Control on Lie Groups and Their Tangent Bundles, Brennan S. McCann

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Safety Assurance of Non-Deterministic Flight Controllers in Aircraft Applications, Alfonso Noriega

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Scale Interactions within a Perturbed Plane Wall Jet, Shibani Bhatt

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Spacecraft Trajectory Planning for Optimal Observability using Angles-Only Navigation, Francisco José Franquiz

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Stochastic Model Predictive Control via Fixed Structure Policies, Elias Wilson

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STOCHASTIC POINT PROCESS MODELING FOR ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS, Samarth Motagi

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Topology Optimization Using Load Path and Homogenization, Kaveh Gharibi

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Trajectory Generation for a Multibody Robotic System: Modern Methods Based on Product of Exponentials, Aryslan Malik

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Trustable Adaptive Controllers for Multi-Agent Systems with Actuator Dynamics, Atahan Kurttisi

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Unsteady Internal Ballistics of a Hybrid Rocket, Naveen Sri Uddanti

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Variable Fidelity Studies in Wake Vortex Evolution, Safety, and Control, Petr Kazarin