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Mark Maughmer

Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Aerospace Engineering

233F Hammond Building

mdm@psu.edu

814-863-4485

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Flight Science, Vehicle Systems Engineering

Interest Areas:

Aerodynamics, aircraft design, aircraft stability and control.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering,, University of Illinois, 1972
  • MS, Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences, Princeton University, 1975
  • Ph D, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, University of Illinois, 1983

Publications

Book Reviews

  • Mark Maughmer, 2013, Aircraft Design, A System Engineering Approach, Sadraey, M
  • Mark Maughmer, 2008, The Helicopter - Thinking Forward, Looking Back, by J. Gordon Leishman, College Park Press, 2007

Parts of Book

  • Mark Maughmer, 2006, Appendix D: The Design of Winglets for Low-Speed Aircraft, Macchione Editore, Varese, Italy

Journal Articles

  • F Kody, E Corle, Mark Maughmer and Sven Schmitz, 2016, "Higher-Harmonic Deployment of Trailing-Edge Flaps for Rotor-Performance Enhancement and Vibration Reduction", Journal of Aircraft, vol. 53, (2), pp. 333-342
  • James G Coder and Mark D Maughmer, 2015, "Numerical Validation of the Squire-Young Formula for Profile Drag Prediction", Journal of Aircraft, vol. 52, (3), pp. 948-955
  • James G. Coder and Mark Maughmer, 2014, "CFD Compatible Transition Modeling Using an Amplification Factor Transport Equation", AIAA Journal, vol. 52, (11), pp. 2506-2512
  • J G Coder, Mark Maughmer and D M Somers, 2014, "Theoretical and Experimental Results for the S414, Slotted, Natural-Laminar-Flow Airfoil", Journal of Aircraft, vol. 51, (6), pp. 1883-1890
  • James G. Coder and Mark Maughmer, 2014, "Comparisons of Theoretical Methods for Predicting Airfoil Aerodynamic Characteristics", Journal of Aircraft, vol. 51, (1), pp. 183-191
  • Julia A. Cole, Bernardo A.O. Vieira, James G. Coder, Amandeep Premi and Mark Maughmer, 2013, "An Experimental Investigation into the Effects of Gurney Flaps on Various Airfoils", Journal of Aircraft, vol. 50, (4), pp. 1287-1294
  • M. Kinzel, Mark Maughmer and E. P. N. Duque, 2010, "Numerical Investigation on the Aerodynamics of Oscillating Airfoils with Deployable Gurney Flaps", AIAA Journal, vol. 48, (7), pp. 1457-1469
  • G. Bramesfeld and Mark Maughmer, 2008, "A Relaxed Wake, Vortex-Lattice Method Using Distributed Vorticity", Journal of Aircraft, vol. 45, (2), pp. 560-568
  • Goetz Bramesfeld and Mark Maughmer, 2008, "The Effects of Wake Rollup on Formation-Flight Aerodynamics", Journal of Aircraft, vol. 45, (4), pp. 1167-1173
  • Mark Maughmer and G. Bramesfeld, 2008, "An Experimental Investigation of Gurney Flaps", Journal of Aircraft, vol. 45, (6), pp. 2062-2067
  • I. Otani and Mark Maughmer, 2007, "The Conceptual Design of a Tailless Sailplane Having a Stabilizing Fuselage", Technical Soaring, An International Journal, 31, (3), pp. 79-89
  • Mark Maughmer, G. Lesieutre and M. P. Kinzel, 2007, "Miniature Trailing-Edge Effectors for Rotorcraft Performance Enhancement", Journal of the American Helicopter Society, 52, (2), pp. 146-158
  • Mark Maughmer, 2006, "The Evolution of Sailplane Wing Design", Technical Soaring, An Internaltional Journal, 27, (3/4), pp. 75-76
  • G. Bramesfeld, Mark Maughmer and S. M. Willits, 2006, "Piloting Strategies for Controlling a Transport Aircraft After Vertical-Tail Loss", Journal of Aircraft, 43, (1), pp. 216-225
  • Mark Maughmer, 2005, "The Design of Winglets for High-Perfromance Sailplanes", Technical Soaring, An International Journal, 27, (1, 2), pp. 44-53
  • Mark Maughmer, 2004, "Kein Grund fur, aussen ohne"
  • Mark Maughmer, T. J. Swan and S. M. Willits, 2003, "The Design and Testing of a Winglet Airfoil for Low-Speed Aircraft", Technical Soaring, An International Journal, 26, (3), pp. 76-88
  • B. A.O. Vieira and Mark Maughmer, , "An Unsteady-Aerodynamic Model for Deployable Gurney Flaps Based on Indicial Concepts", Journal of Aircraft

Conference Proceedings

  • Mark Maughmer and Kathy J. Schmidt, 2007, "Teaching Free-Hand Drawing in Aerospace Engineering", 2007 ASEE Annual Conference, ASEE AC 2007-1054
  • Mark Maughmer, G. Lesieutre and M. Kinzel, 2005, "Miniature Trailing-Edge Effectors for Rotorcraft Performance Enhancement", American Helicopter Society 61st Annual Forum

Technical Reports

  • Mark Maughmer, J G Coder and D M Somers, 2014, "Experimental Results for the MAP-SA-17 Airfoil"
  • D. M. Somers and Mark Maughmer, 2010, "Design and Experimental Results for the S406 Airfoil"
  • D. M. Somers and Mark Maughmer, 2010, "Design and Experimental Results for the S411 Airfoil"
  • D. M. Somers and Mark Maughmer, 2010, "Design and Experimental Results for the S415 Airfoil"
  • Mark Maughmer and J. G. Coder, 2010, "Comparisons of Theoretical Methods for Predicting Airfoil Aerodynamic Characteristics"
  • D. M. Somers and Mark Maughmer, 2010, "Design and Experimental Results for the S407 Airfoil"
  • D. M. Somers and Mark Maughmer, 2010, "Design and Experimental Results for the S408 Airfoil"

Other

  • D. M. Somers and Mark Maughmer, 2008, "Experimental Results for the E387 Airfoil at Low Reynolds Numbers in the Pennsylvania State University Low-Speed, Low-Turbulence Wind Tunnel"
  • P. Martin, M. Rhee, Mark Maughmer and D. Somers, 2008, "Airfoil Design and Testing for High-Lift Rotorcraft Applications"
  • Goetz Bramesfeld and Mark Maughmer, 2007, "The Effects on Formation-Flight Aerodynamics due to Wake Rollup"
  • Michael R. Thiel, George A. Lesieutre, Mark Maughmer and Gary H. Koopmann, 2006, "Actuation of an Active Gurney Flap for Rotorcraft Applications"
  • N. Komerath and Mark Maughmer, 2005, "Educating the Aerospace Engineer of 2016"
  • Mark Maughmer, G. Lesieutre and M. Kinkel, 2005, "Miniature Trailing-Edge Effectors for Enhanced Rotorcraft Perfromance"
  • Michael P. Kinzel, Mark Maughmer, George A. Lesieutre and Earl P. N. Duque, 2005, "Numerical Investigation of Miniature Trailing-Edge Effectors on Static and Oscillation Airfoils"
  • G. Bramesfeld, Mark Maughmer and K.-H. Horstmann, 2004, "A Free-Wake, Lifting Surface Model Using Distributed Vorticity Elements"

Research Projects

  • March 2015 - March 2017, "Product Architectures, Design, and Manufacturing for Operational Responsiveness," (Sponsor: Naval Sea Systems Command).
  • May 2015 - September 2017, "Development of an Airfoil Design and Analysis Tool for Rotorcraft Applications," (Sponsor: National Rotorcraft Technology Center).
  • October 2011 - September 2016, "Aeroelastically Tailored Wing Extensions and Winglets for Large Flexible Civil Tiltrotors," (Sponsor: National Rotorcraft Technology Center).
  • October 2011 - September 2016, "Fundamental Physics of Active Rotor Concepts for Acoustic and Performance Enhancement," (Sponsor: National Rotorcraft Technology Center).
  • February 2015 - August 2015, "Wind-Tunnel Qualification and Calibration - SOM Chicago," (Sponsor: Skidmore, Owens, & Merrill LLP).
  • March 2014 - September 2014, "Wind-Tunnel Testing of the MAP-SA-17 Airfoil," (Sponsor: Airfoils, Incorporated).
  • April 2011 - April 2012, "Numerical Modeling of Horizontal Axis Marine Hydro-Kinetic Turbine," (Sponsor: National Renewable Energy Laboratory).
  • January 2011 - December 2011, "Numerical Modeling of Horizontal Axis Marine Hydro-Kinetic Turbine," (Sponsor: National Renewable Energy Laboratory).
  • April 2010 - May 2011, "Centrifugally Powered Pneumatic Actuation of Miniature Trailing Edge Effectors (MiTEs)," (Sponsor: Vertical Lift Consortium, Inc.).
  • September 2006 - September 2011, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • September 2006 - September 2011, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • September 2006 - September 2011, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence: A Rotocraft Airfoil Design Methodology That Accounts for Unsteady Aerodynamics (A-1.13)," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • September 2006 - September 2011, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence: A Rotocraft Airfoil Design Methodology That Accounts for Unsteady Aerodynamics (A-1.13)," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • December 2009 - November 2011, "Wind Energy Workforce Development," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • September 2006 - September 2011, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Army).
  • October 2008 - July 2009, "Distributed Conformal Actuation for Simultaneously Controlling Flow Separation and Transition," (Sponsor: Micromechatronics, Inc.^).
  • March 2007 - May 2007, "Preliminary Wind Tunnel Drag Measurements of a Surface Plate having a Varying Protrusion Height," (Sponsor: Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, LLC).

Honors and Awards

  • William T. Piper General Aviation Award, AIAA, June 2014
  • John Leland Atwood Award, AIAA/ASEE, June 2013
  • Penn State Alumni Association Teaching Fellow Award, Penn State University Alumni Association, February 2012
  • AIAA Sustained Service Award, AIAA, January 2010
  • Fred Merryfield Engineering Design Education Award, ASEE, June 2009
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, NASA, 2007
  • Premier Teaching Award, Penn State Engineering Society, 2001
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Penn State Engineering Society, 1993

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Chairperson, Faculty Search Committee, August 2015 - March 2016
  • Advisor, Penn State Soaring Club, August 1988

Service to External Organizations:

  • Panelist, Invited Panelist - The Future of Aircraft Design, AIAA, January 2015
 


 

About

The Penn State Department of Aerospace Engineering, established in 1961 and the only aerospace engineering department in Pennsylvania, is consistently recognized as one of the top aerospace engineering departments in the nation, and is also an international leader in aerospace education, research, and engagement. Our undergraduate program is ranked 16th and our graduate programs are ranked 15th nationally by U.S. News & World Report, while one in 25 holders of a B.S. degree in aerospace engineering in the U.S. earned it from Penn State. Our students are consistently among the most highly recruited by industry, government, and graduate schools nationwide.

The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry. Through an innovative curriculum and world-class instruction that reflects current industry practice and embraces future trends, Penn State Aerospace Engineering graduates emerge as broadly educated, technically sound aerospace engineers who will become future leaders in a critical industry

Department of Aerospace Engineering

229 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2569