Next-Generation Numerical Methods for High Fidelity Trajectory Generation of Hypersonic Vehicles

UT Austin PI: Maruthi Akella
Collaborating Institutions: Lead Institution: Penn StatLead Institution: Penn State; Additional Collaborators: Texas A&M, Sandia National Laboratories
Funding Source: University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics (UCAH) program; DoD Joint Hypersonics Transition Office (JHTO)
Award: $1.5M (UT Share $450K)

The primary research focus is the development of computationally and memory efficient algorithms for high-accuracy multi-physics simulations of hypersonic vehicle trajectories.