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Mechanical Engineering Alumni receives NSF Graduate...

April 7, 2010 7:40 AM
Full Title: Mechanical Engineering Alumni receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

[April 2010] -- Brandon James Johnson, '08 Mechanical Engineering (undergraduate alumni), was recently awarded the 2010 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Brandon's proposal was entitled "Monte Carlo-based Adjoint Methods for Hypersonic Vehicles” and was concerned with developing computational methods for use in uncertainty quantification and multi-disciplinary design optimization (MDO) for a reusable launch vehicle (RLV). Brandon's research will focus on hypersonic aircraft design.

Brandon is also the son of Prof. Anthony Johnson (CSEE and Physics).