Applied Mathematics News Archive
January 3, 2011
The Non-hydrostatic Uniform Model of the Atmosphere that was developed by Prof. Frank Giraldo and his team is currently under consideration for adoption as a primary model for operational predictions. You can learn more about this project at the NUMA website.
Fariba Fahroo Receives AIAA Mechanics of Flight Award
December 31, 2010
During an August 3 ceremony in Toronto, Canada, NPS Professors Fariba Fahroo (pictured above) and Mike Ross were presented with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Mechanics and Control of Flight Award for their research in applying pseudospectral techniques to optimal control theory. This award is the highest honor given by the AIAA for the mechanics and control of flight.
Art Krener Receives NOLCOS Award
December 30, 2010
In early September, at the Eight IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems in Bologna, Prof. Art Krener was awarded the “Certificate of Achievement” by the IFAC Technical Committee on Nonlinear Control Systems for his lifetime contribution to the development of nonlinear control theory. This certificate is awarded to one person every three years. He is the second recipient (the first was Alberto Isidori.) Congratulations Art!